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November 14, 2014

NYC mayor opposes police chokehold bill

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton are opposing a measure that would make police chokeholds a crime - Full Story
November 14, 2014

2 officers wounded at Conn. Navy base

Authorities say two Navy civilian police officers have been wounded while confronting a knife-wielding man - Full Story
November 13, 2014

Md. officer who shot handcuffed suspect gets 5 years

Former officer convicted in a shooting that paralyzed a handcuffed suspect from the waist down was sentenced Thursday - Full Story
November 13, 2014

Good Samaritans tackle Texas man fleeing in stolen squad

A suspect who opened fire on an officer before fleeing in a squad car was taken to the ground by Good Samaritans - Full Story
November 12, 2014

Wash. cops mistakenly shoot 911 caller during manhunt

Man who called 911 to report a suspicious car on Halloween was fired upon several times by officers who mistook him for an armed suspect - Full Story
November 12, 2014

Video: Deadly Calif. pursuit cuts through golf course

Video captured police pursing a minivan through a golf course during a pursuit that stretched from Corona to Perris in Southern California - Full Story
November 12, 2014
Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Video: Kan. officer shoots man armed with knives

Officer opened fire after man wielding dual knives took a fighting stance and yelled, "you're gonna shoot me, you're gonna shoot me" - Full Story
November 11, 2014
NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

NAACP seeks federal review of Utah police shooting

Attorney's office ruled last week that the two officers involved were justified in the shooting because they feared for their lives and the lives of others - Full Story
November 11, 2014
Video: Idaho police fatally shoot knife-wielding woman

Video: Idaho police fatally shoot knife-wielding woman

Dash and body camera footage has been released of a deadly July 8 shooting of a woman armed with a knife who charged officers - Full Story



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