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December 02, 2014
Okla. officer shot, suspect killed in traffic stop

Okla. officer shot, suspect killed in traffic stop

An officer was shot and another was wounded in a deadly confrontation during a traffic stop late Monday - Full Story
December 02, 2014

Cleveland cops in deadly '12 pursuit file lawsuit against PD

Nine officers are accusing the Cleveland police department of racial discrimination in the wake of the deadly November 2012 pursuit - Full Story
December 02, 2014
Video: 5 cops wounded, 79 arrested in SF Ferguson protest

Video: 5 cops wounded, 79 arrested in SF Ferguson protest

Several windows were broken and objects, including a traffic sign, were thrown at police during violent downtown protests in San Francisco on Friday - Full Story
December 02, 2014
Cop's dad: Officer who shot boy holding replica had no choice

Cop's dad: Officer who shot boy holding replica had no choice

Officer, who joined Cleveland police in March, is described by others as a quiet, respectful guy - Full Story
December 01, 2014
Police: Austin shooter harbored extremist views

Police: Austin shooter harbored extremist views

Man who shot up downtown Austin and tried to burn the Mexican Consulate appeared to be planning a broader attack - Full Story
December 01, 2014

Trending Topics: When the streets fill with chaos

By PoliceOne Staff For this week's 'Trending Topics,' we revisit the subject of crowds turning... - Full Story
December 01, 2014
Obama wants more cops wearing body cams

Obama wants more cops wearing body cams

Obama is proposing a three-year, $263M spending package to increase use of body cams, expand police training and add more resources for department reform - Full Story
December 01, 2014
Ferguson mayor: No severance package for Wilson

Ferguson mayor: No severance package for Wilson

Officer Darren Wilson won't receive any further pay or benefits, and he and the city have cut their ties - Full Story
November 29, 2014
Officer Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson PD

Officer Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson PD

Wilson, who has been on administrative leave since the fatal Aug. 9 shooting in Ferguson, resigned effective immediately - Full Story
November 29, 2014
Off-duty Puerto Rico officer shot and killed

Off-duty Puerto Rico officer shot and killed

Officer was shot and killed after intervening in a robbery at a pharmacy Wednesday - Full Story



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