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November 06, 2014

Video: Ohio officer shot, suspect hit by cruiser

An officer was shot as several uniformed and plainclothes officers tried to box the suspect's car in Wednesday - Full Story
November 05, 2014

Ferguson protest leaders seek heads-up on Wilson decision

Activists asked Wednesday for advance notice before prosecutors announce whether officer will face charges, saying they can help prevent violence if they have 48 hours to prepare - Full Story
November 05, 2014
NJ officer shot saved by vest, man arrested

NJ officer shot saved by vest, man arrested

A veteran police sergeant’s vest is being credited for saving him in a Wednesday confrontation that ended in gunfire - Full Story
November 05, 2014

Video: Vt. PD defends use of force in viral vid

Video begins after both officers were struck by the suspect - Full Story
November 04, 2014

Minn. hospital patient attacks nurses, dies in handcuffs

Patient who attacked four nurses with a metal bar had been suffering from recent episodes of confusion and delusion - Full Story
November 03, 2014

Prosecutor: Fatal shooting of costumed man with sword justified

Officers were justified in fatally shooting a young man who was wielding a sword as part of a Japanese anime costume - Full Story
November 03, 2014

NY man enters police car, shot after taking cop's gun

Man is in critical condition after jumping into an unmarked patrol car and grabbing an officer’s gun - Full Story
November 02, 2014
NM deputies shared similar hopes before fatal blue-on-blue

NM deputies shared similar hopes before fatal blue-on-blue

Before the violent clash that ended one of their lives and permanently altered the other's, the two deputies shared some things in common - Full Story
November 02, 2014
Mo. deputy, suspect killed in shootout

Mo. deputy, suspect killed in shootout

A deputy was shot and killed during a pursuit and gunfire exchange early Sunday - Full Story
October 31, 2014
Feds, Albuquerque reach deal on police reform

Feds, Albuquerque reach deal on police reform

U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department - Full Story



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