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July 16, 2014

Increased use of replica guns worries police

The gun in Stephen Corkery's hand when he allegedly robbed several Spokane businesses and walked into a fatal standoff was fake. The consequences were very real - Full Story
July 15, 2014

Md. officer who fired 6 shots at suspect cleared

When police arrived, the suspect pointed a gun at the officer, who responded by firing his weapon six times - Full Story
July 15, 2014
Federal officer fires shot in clash at LA rally

Federal officer fires shot in clash at LA rally

Officer fired his weapon once at men in a truck as they fled a pro-Israel rally after using wooden poles bearing Palestinian flags to hit protesters - Full Story
July 14, 2014

Video: Traffic stop turns to scuffle between Miami cop, IA lieutenant

Police are unsure what caused the confrontation, but the Internal Affairs lieutenant offered identification before exiting the vehicle - Full Story
July 14, 2014
NJ mayor lashes out over memorial for cop killer

NJ mayor lashes out over memorial for cop killer

Suspect's widow, Angelique Campbell, told a news station that her husband should have killed more officers if they were planning to kill him - Full Story
July 14, 2014

Wash. CO fires gun in hospital during inmate escape attempt

Prisoner was awaiting surgery on the eighth floor of the hospital when he attempted to escape - Full Story
July 13, 2014
NJ officer shot to death by robbery suspect

NJ officer shot to death by robbery suspect

Gunman shot Officer Melvin Santiago in the head shortly after he and his partner arrived at a 24-hour Walgreens - Full Story
July 11, 2014

Ky. chief shoots, kills armed suspect at bank

Police Chief Don Weedman ordered the man to put down his gun, but instead the man fired at Weedman - Full Story
July 11, 2014

No charges for officers in pursuit, shooting near Capitol

Prosecutors who spent months investigating the shooting of Miriam Carey said that officers from the Secret Service and the Capitol Police did not use excessive force - Full Story
July 10, 2014

Knife-wielding man shot by chief threatened to kill grandmother

Man critically injured Tuesday beat his grandmother with his fists and feet and threatened her life just two hours before he was shot - Full Story



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