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December 02, 2013
Lawyer: Cops charged in man's death didn't use enough force

Lawyer: Cops charged in man's death didn't use enough force

The officers were forced to call for backup because they could not subdue an out-of-control Thomas, the lawyer argued - Full Story
November 20, 2013

Video: 5 SF cops injured after minor citation turns into brawl

The brawl started when a man being cited for riding his bike on the sidewalk tried to flee then bit a cop - Full Story
November 19, 2013

Video: Police TASER knife-wielding man at Whole Foods

The man took knives from a display rack and refused to drop them, despite police trying to talk him down - Full Story
November 18, 2013

Film sparks debate on police use of force

'Fruitvale Station' is based upon the 2009 death of Oscar Grant III in California - Full Story
November 14, 2013

Video of man allegedly TASERed 42 seconds prompts investigation

The suspect crashed his vehicle, fled, and threatened witnesses if they notified police - Full Story
November 11, 2013

Video: Bears fan hubby uses ECD on Packers fan wife to settle bet

The husband was charged with felony possession of an electronic weapon - Full Story
November 08, 2013

Video: Police TASER drunk man resisting arrest

The man refused to drop his cigarette and continued to smoke it as police pleaded with him not to resist - Full Story
November 08, 2013
Mo. cops deploy ECD on man trying to save son from fire

Mo. cops deploy ECD on man trying to save son from fire

The officers feared the father would become another casualty of the house fire; the home was too hot for firefighters to enter - Full Story
November 05, 2013

Video: Violent arrest leads to suspension of 3 Okla. cops

The report written of the incident conflicts with what the dashcam footage shows - Full Story
November 05, 2013
Border Patrol rejects curbs on use of force

Border Patrol rejects curbs on use of force

The Police Executive Research Forum recommended that the Border Patrol stop the use of deadly force against rock throwers - Full Story



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