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September 10, 2014

Video: Minn. police release more footage of viral skyway arrest

St. Paul's mayor has called for a review of the case, and an internal affairs investigation is underway - Full Story
September 09, 2014
Video: Ohio cops TASER murder suspect armed with knife

Video: Ohio cops TASER murder suspect armed with knife

Murder suspect seeking 'suicide by cop' led officers on a foot pursuit that ended in a standoff in the waters of Lake Erie - Full Story
September 09, 2014

Ohio's AG won't release video of fatal police shooting

John Crawford III was fatally shot by officers responding to a 911 call that a man was waving a rifle in a store, which turned out to be a pellet rifle he had taken off a shelf - Full Story
September 09, 2014

Ferguson city council plans reforms

Plans to establish a review board to help guide the police department and make other changes aimed at improving community relations - Full Story
September 09, 2014

Truck slams into sheriff's office; driver shot

Vehicle slammed into the office and the driver fired at least four shots at the building - Full Story
September 08, 2014
Tenn. man killed by deputy during struggle for gun in ER

Tenn. man killed by deputy during struggle for gun in ER

The domestic violence suspect struggled with a deputy in a treatment room Friday and managed to get his service weapon - Full Story
September 08, 2014

Training on tap for NYC cops after in-custody death

Police commissioner says officers will get annual training on the use of force - Full Story
September 08, 2014

Texas officer TASERs gunman who tried to shoot him

Though the stolen gun was loaded, it did not fire - Full Story
September 05, 2014

Video: NY police TASER naked man wielding knife at playground

The unidentified man stripped naked and shoved a man to the ground after stumbling onto a playground - Full Story
September 04, 2014

Study: Diverse police forces not cure-all for fatal shootings

A growing body of research suggests that intractable circumstances of economics, culture and geography have more to do with shootings by police than the race of the officers - Full Story



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