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January 05, 2010

Denver cop's use of force in shooting ruled justified

Officer Kevin Ford shot a suspect pointing a gun at his face - Full Story
January 03, 2010

Minn. man, police K-9 dead after 16-hour standoff

Star TribuneHAM LAKE, Minn. — A Ham Lake man was found shot to death in his house Thursday after... - Full Story
January 02, 2010
Colo. police fatally shoot suspected kidnapper

Colo. police fatally shoot suspected kidnapper

Associated PressFORT COLLINS, Colo. — A Colorado man suspected of kidnapping his former fiancee... - Full Story
December 31, 2009

Minn. park police face excessive force suit

A mother whose son was killed by police in 2004 is accusing two park police officers of breaking her other son's arm - Full Story
December 31, 2009

No charges against Calif. cop who kicked suspect

Associated PressLOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County prosecutors have decided no charges will be filed... - Full Story
December 30, 2009

Calif. officers' stun gun use faces new scrutiny after federal ruling

By Sean Webby San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE, Calif. — An appeals court ruling this week limiting... - Full Story
December 30, 2009

N.M. cops fire at suspect who slipped cuffs, stole cruiser

By Vic Vela Albuquerque JournalESPAÑOLA, N.M. — Police in Española opened fire on... - Full Story
December 30, 2009

TASER used to subdue Fla. man who kicked officer

The Associated PressOLDSMAR, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida man who called 911 claiming he'd... - Full Story
December 30, 2009

Ill. man accused of grabbing cop's pistol, firing gun

During the struggle, the gun discharged one round that didn't hit the officer - Full Story
December 29, 2009
Calif. TASER ruling sets standards for police, claims

Calif. TASER ruling sets standards for police, claims

By Bob Egelko San Francisco ChronicleSAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Police need reasons to believe a suspect... - Full Story



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