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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
October 14, 2014
$4.6M awarded in Colo. in-custody death case

$4.6M awarded in Colo. in-custody death case

A federal court jury on Tuesday found five Denver sheriff's deputies used excessive force against man who died in 2010 - Full Story
October 14, 2014

Video: NM officer fatally shoots teen carrying replica

June 8 shooting of a teenager who displayed what turned out to be a cap gun was determined to be justified Wednesday - Full Story
October 14, 2014

Police fear Pa. trooper's killer looking to repeat

Concerns about suspected cop killer are based on a review by behavioral scientists - Full Story
October 14, 2014
Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests

Dozens arrested on 4th day of St. Louis protests

Organizers of the Ferguson October protests dubbed the day "Moral Monday" and committed acts of civil disobedience in and around St. Louis - Full Story



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