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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
August 27, 2014
'COPS' TV show staffer shot and killed during taping of robbery

'COPS' TV show staffer shot and killed during taping of robbery

Officers thought the robbery suspect's Airsoft handgun was real - Full Story
August 27, 2014
Family wants federal probe in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

Family wants federal probe in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

Police have said the shooting was justified because the suspect was waving an air rifle at customers and refused their commands to drop it - Full Story
August 27, 2014
After Ferguson, police try to build trust

After Ferguson, police try to build trust

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, some departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities to build trust - Full Story
August 27, 2014
Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

Protests over a fatal police shooting migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for broad reforms to law enforcement - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Chief: Assault of cop, takedown of suspect proves utility of body cams

Police chief is praising his agency’s investment in body cameras after a video captured an incident that may have been misconstrued as excessive force - Full Story
August 26, 2014

Court: Cops don't have immunity for fatal Conn. raid

Departments cannot use a shield of immunity to protect them from millions of dollars in civil rights claims arising from a 2008 tactical-team raid that killed a man and injured a homeowner - Full Story



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