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August 27, 2014
'COPS' TV show staffer shot and killed during taping of robbery

'COPS' TV show staffer shot and killed during taping of robbery

Officers thought the robbery suspect's Airsoft handgun was real - Full Story
August 27, 2014
Family wants federal probe in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

Family wants federal probe in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

Police have said the shooting was justified because the suspect was waving an air rifle at customers and refused their commands to drop it - Full Story
August 27, 2014
After Ferguson, police try to build trust

After Ferguson, police try to build trust

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, some departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust - Full Story
August 27, 2014
Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Protests over a fatal police shooting migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to law enforcement - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Chief: Assault of cop, takedown of suspect proves utility of body cams

Police chief is praising his agency’s investment in body cameras after a video captured an incident that may have been misconstrued as excessive force - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Court: Cops don't have immunity for fatal Conn. raid

Departments cannot use a shield of immunity to protect them from millions of dollars in civil rights claims arising from a 2008 tactical-team raid that killed a man and injured a homeowner - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Video: SC cop on leave after clash with man in bizarre Wal-Mart incident

Deputies were called to the store Saturday in reference to a man acting strangely and disturbing shoppers - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Details emerge in LAPD in-custody death

Eleven officers and sergeants remain under internal investigation in the 2013 case - Full Story
August 24, 2014

Officials: White House reviewing police military surplus program

The examination comes in the aftermath of the police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri - Full Story
August 24, 2014
No arrests as thousands rally over NY in-custody death

No arrests as thousands rally over NY in-custody death

Police reported no arrests after the afternoon rally and march that drew well over 2,500 people to the streets where Eric Garner was taken to the ground on July 17 by an NYPD officer - Full Story



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