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August 19, 2014

Mo. officers fatally shoot knife-wielding man

A large crowd gathered at the scene, not far from Ferguson, which has seen days of protests after a fatal police shooting - Full Story
August 19, 2014
Video: Alaska police shoot man attacking with bat

Video: Alaska police shoot man attacking with bat

Video shows a confrontation Friday between a man and two cops in which he rushes them with a baseball bat and swings at an officer who had fallen - Full Story
August 19, 2014

LAPD credits armored vehicle for protection in shootout

As police action in the Midwest raises concerns about the militarization of agencies, LA police are crediting some equipment for saving lives in a run-and-gun pursuit - Full Story
August 19, 2014

DA taking NY in-custody death to grand jury

A New York prosecutor says he's asking a grand jury to consider charges in the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer - Full Story
August 19, 2014
Police, protesters collide again in Mo.

Police, protesters collide again in Mo.

Police originally said 31 were arrested, but St. Louis County spokeswoman Candace Jarrett on Tuesday said 57 people were booked at the county jail alone - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Obama: Time to review police militarization

Obama: Time to review police militarization

Obama said it would be useful to review how local law enforcement agencies have used federal grants that permit them to obtain heavier armaments - Full Story
August 18, 2014

LAPD officer hit, suspect killed in freeway shootout

An officer was hit exchanging gunfire with a suspect, sustaining a "significant leg wound" - Full Story
August 18, 2014
Governor orders National Guard to Ferguson

Governor orders National Guard to Ferguson

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over a fatal police shooting - Full Story
August 17, 2014
Police deploy tear gas to impose Mo. curfew

Police deploy tear gas to impose Mo. curfew

First night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and seven arrests - Full Story
August 17, 2014

3-year-old girl killed in Md. shootout between man, police

Police said the man shot at police and six officers returned fire on two occasions Saturday - Full Story



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