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July 06, 2014

2 officers shot near Denver; suspect held

Man shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers Saturday night when they went to his residence to check on his welfare - Full Story
July 06, 2014
Ind. officer dies after gun battle

Ind. officer dies after gun battle

Veteran Indianapolis officer died after he and another patrolman exchanged gunfire with a suspect in an alley Saturday night - Full Story
July 03, 2014

ASU wants FBI civil rights investigation following arrest of professor

An Arizona State University officer involved in the arrest of an ASU professor in a video that went viral has been placed on leave - Full Story
July 03, 2014

Video: Man killed in Seattle OIS: 'I've got a pistol, too'

Police fatally shot a man Tuesday night after he led state troopers on a pursuit before pulling a gun on an officer - Full Story
July 03, 2014

Jury rejects lawsuit against BART officer in fatal shooting

Federal jury decided unanimously that the BART officer who shot Oscar Grant III in 2009 owed no compensation to Grant's father - Full Story
July 01, 2014

Wash. man killed after stealing burrito, pulling gun on cop

43-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday morning after being confronted by an officer, following a report that the man had shoplifted a burrito - Full Story
July 01, 2014

Court: Teen in Mexico shot by US agent had rights

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that a Mexican teenager killed by a Border Patrol agent was protected by the U.S. Constitution, even though he was on Mexican soil - Full Story
June 30, 2014
Video: Good Samaritans help Ohio cop under attack

Video: Good Samaritans help Ohio cop under attack

Dash cam footage has been released of a pair of Good Samaritans aiding an officer involved in a brutal scuffle with a suspect - Full Story
June 28, 2014

NM police sued over fatal camper shooting

Lawsuit filed Friday says the more than 40 officers dispatched to handle James Boyd had "no meaningful control" of the standoff - Full Story
June 27, 2014
Video: Cops TASER knife-wielding man seeking ‘suicide by cop’

Video: Cops TASER knife-wielding man seeking ‘suicide by cop’

Surveillance video captured a tense standoff between a knife-wielding man and officers in a jail - Full Story



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