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October 20, 2014

Trending Topics: When cops face off with a college crowd

By PoliceOne Staff One of the most dangerous challenges police officers can face is the unpredictability... - Full Story
October 20, 2014

Video: Riots break out after WVU football win

Police used pepper spray and chemical munitions to disperse groups of rioters after they ignored warnings to disperse - Full Story
October 17, 2014

Lawyer: Bank robbery hostage begged for her life

Calif. woman taken hostage during a bank robbery and killed by police in an ensuing shootout begged for her life as she was dragged away by kidnappers - Full Story
October 17, 2014

Conn. police stymied finding ID of man in stabbing rampage

Man slashed two passengers in a box-cutter rampage aboard a tour bus on Interstate 95 before he was fatally shot - Full Story
October 17, 2014
Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

Officer told superiors he became concerned for his safety as soon as he saw the odd way the man was lying on the ground in a park - Full Story
October 17, 2014
Suspect in shooting of 2 Ill. deputies caught

Suspect in shooting of 2 Ill. deputies caught

Man suspected of firing "several rounds" from a rifle through the front door when deputies arrived at his home Thursday for a wellness check - Full Story
October 16, 2014
2 Ill. deputies shot, suspect sought

2 Ill. deputies shot, suspect sought

Two sheriff’s deputies have been shot and a suspect is being sought after a gunfire exchange Thursday morning - Full Story
October 16, 2014

Witness adds new perspective to Ferguson shooting

One witness — who recently talked to the grand jury — has given an account with key differences from previous public statements from other witnesses - Full Story
October 16, 2014
Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

Chief: While officer correctly identified man as someone who was emotionally disturbed, he ignored training and police policy and treated him as criminal - Full Story
October 14, 2014

Gunshot residue on Mo. man killed by officer

Police union leaders say it dispels any claims that the man didn't shoot at officer in Oct. 8 confrontation - Full Story



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