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December 14, 2010
Shooting of Calif. man holding water nozzle angers family

Shooting of Calif. man holding water nozzle angers family

The man pointed it at one of the officers and two officers fired their weapons, a handgun and a shotgun, eight times - Full Story
December 13, 2010

Va. cops shoot, kill hammer-wielding woman

As she she tried to escape, the 22-year-old nursing student had dragged one officer into the street with her car - Full Story
December 03, 2010

Ex-RI officer given year in prison for beating

Pleaded guilty for beating up the boy inside a stairwell at the Woonsocket Police Department in 2009 - Full Story
November 18, 2010

Video: Seattle PD investigates cop who kicked teen

The plainclothes officer is shown on a convenience store video kicking a 17-year-old boy in the groin - Full Story
November 17, 2010

Calif. teen kills 2, raids police department

The suspect fatally shot two men and injured one woman before an officer hit him with a TASER as he broke into the PD - Full Story
November 16, 2010

1 officer fired, 3 suspended in man's shooting

The officer who fired the lethal shot said he thought the man was reaching for a weapon - Full Story
November 12, 2010

NM woman hit with TASER sues city again

The second suit alleges use of excessive force by Taos police officers - Full Story
November 10, 2010

NH cops hit scantily clad man with TASER after DUI

While being evaluated inside an ambulance the man became combative and assaulted a female EMS worker - Full Story
November 04, 2010

Ariz. county to pay $2M to La. man shot in eye

The county's deputies were working in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and allegedly shot the man in his eye after a bout of road rage - Full Story
November 03, 2010

Mass. cop shot serving warrant, suspect killed

The 9-year veteran was shot three times in the chest - Full Story



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