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April 06, 2015
Attorney: Cop feared for life in deadly Ohio pursuit

Attorney: Cop feared for life in deadly Ohio pursuit

Cops who shot a total of 137 rounds into a car in 2012 had ample reason to believe that suspects were shooting at them - Full Story
April 06, 2015
Video: Okla. man tackles cop arresting DUI suspect

Video: Okla. man tackles cop arresting DUI suspect

As the officer was attempting to arrest a struggling DUI suspect, his brother suddenly ran at the officer and slammed him into his squad car - Full Story
April 06, 2015

Reserve deputy thought he pulled ECD in fatal Okla. OIS

73-year-old reserve deputy Robert Charles Bates shot and killed Eric Courtney Harris after pulling out his service weapon instead of his ECD - Full Story
April 05, 2015
Indicted Ohio cop can't recall shooting suspects from hood of car

Indicted Ohio cop can't recall shooting suspects from hood of car

Officer Michael Brelo told investigators he couldn't remember standing on the hood and firing the final 15 rounds of a 137-shot barrage down into a windshield - Full Story
April 03, 2015
Woman shot to death in front of Calif. cop, suspect killed

Woman shot to death in front of Calif. cop, suspect killed

Woman reported to an officer that a car was following her. Moments later, another car pulled up and a man opened fire - Full Story
April 03, 2015

Texas cop shot in blue-on-blue

Officer who was wounded after a brief pursuit in Houston was shot in the arm by his partner - Full Story
April 02, 2015
Coroner: 2005 post-Katrina OIS was a homicide

Coroner: 2005 post-Katrina OIS was a homicide

The immediate legal implications were unclear. Officer David Warren was acquitted by a federal jury after saying he believed man was armed - Full Story
April 01, 2015
Driver killed at NSA identified as transgender, friend says

Driver killed at NSA identified as transgender, friend says

Ricky Shawatza Hall, 27, was killed Monday when NSA police opened fire on a stolen car that then crashed into a police vehicle - Full Story
April 01, 2015

Video: Man wielding dual weapons killed after charging at Texas cop

Suspect was carrying a baseball bat in one hand and a screwdriver in the other - Full Story
March 31, 2015
Ohio governor's panel weighs more state oversight of police

Ohio governor's panel weighs more state oversight of police

State oversight would increase and officers would get more training dealing with the mentally ill under several proposals being considered - Full Story



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