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August 29, 2014

NYPD commissioner 'strongly supports' body cameras

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday the department is "actively looking" at equipping officers with body-worn cameras - Full Story
August 29, 2014

Video: Minn. police defend arrest gone viral

St. Paul police responded Thursday to criticism over officers' interaction with a man, including police use of a TASER, saying a video doesn't tell the whole story - Full Story
August 29, 2014
Seattle cops say city 'playing politics' with their lives

Seattle cops say city 'playing politics' with their lives

Officers assert that high-level city, police and union officials privately agree that the court-ordered use-of-force changes put them and public in danger - Full Story
August 29, 2014

Off-duty Dallas cop fatally shoots suspect who killed man

Officer fatally shot an 18-year-old man who had just killed another man early Wednesday - Full Story
August 29, 2014

Lawsuit filed over police use of force at Ferguson protests

Federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police used excessive force and falsely arrested innocent bystanders amid attempts to quell widespread unrest after a fatal police shooting - Full Story
August 28, 2014

Police agencies calculating costs of Ferguson response

St. Louis County so far has spent about $1 million in police overtime responding to Ferguson - Full Story
August 28, 2014
Video: Man stabs Atlanta cop with butcher knife, gets shot

Video: Man stabs Atlanta cop with butcher knife, gets shot

Man stabbed an officer in the back with a 14-inch long butcher knife before another cop shot the suspect - Full Story
August 27, 2014

Video: PD defends actions of cop in traffic stop gone viral

Video shows the officer pulling a gun on the occupants of a vehicle during a traffic stop - Full Story
August 27, 2014

US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect wounded

Fugitive armed with two handguns and wearing body armor fired several rounds at officers, who fired back - Full Story
August 27, 2014

3 charged in shooting of Calif. officer in coma

Officer remains hospitalized in a medically induced coma and is responding well to treatment - Full Story



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