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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
August 25, 2014

Video: SC cop on leave after clash with man in bizarre Wal-Mart incident

Deputies were called to the store Saturday in reference to a man acting strangely and disturbing shoppers - Full Story
August 25, 2014

Details emerge in LAPD in-custody death

Eleven officers and sergeants remain under internal investigation in the 2013 case - Full Story
August 24, 2014

Officials: White House reviewing police military surplus program

The examination comes in the aftermath of the police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri - Full Story
August 24, 2014
No arrests as thousands rally over NY in-custody death

No arrests as thousands rally over NY in-custody death

Police reported no arrests after the afternoon rally and march that drew well over 2,500 people to the streets where Eric Garner was taken to the ground on July 17 by an NYPD officer - Full Story
August 22, 2014

In wake of Ferguson, Miami-Dade mayor wants 'camera on every officer'

His proposed budget calls for purchasing 500 of the mini cameras, enough to outfit about half of Miami-Dade's patrol force - Full Story
August 22, 2014

Off-duty Texas cop intervenes in shooting, stops armed man

Officer, who had been attending a family event, was "in the right place at the right time" and shot a man who wounded a woman - Full Story
August 22, 2014
Calif. officer in grave condition after gun battle

Calif. officer in grave condition after gun battle

31-year-old officer was rushed to the hospital early Friday with at least two gunshot wounds to the upper torso - Full Story
August 22, 2014
Streets of Ferguson quieter, Guard to withdraw

Streets of Ferguson quieter, Guard to withdraw

The streets of Ferguson were peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions subsided in the St. Louis suburb - Full Story



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