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January 26, 2010

Chief says Calif. police shooting was 'suicide by cop'

Police fatally shot a man coming at them with a machete - Full Story
January 26, 2010

Wyo. cops fired for using TASER won't get jobs back

Two officers were fired after using TASER 76-year-old man driving a tractor in a parade - Full Story
January 25, 2010

Calif. officer fatally shoots machete-wielding man

The officers gave verbal commands to the suspect before shooting - Full Story
January 23, 2010

Pa. police defend 'first strikes' on teen

The case is being investigated and the Pittsburgh mayor is closely monitoring it - Full Story
January 23, 2010
Calif. police department builds the case for stun guns

Calif. police department builds the case for stun guns

San Francisco's police chief George Gascón ordered a study of stun gun use - Full Story
January 22, 2010

NYPD cops suspended for allegedly beating suspect

A video surfaced showing the cops beating a handcuffed suspect - Full Story
January 22, 2010

NM city releases video of officer 'pummeling' teen

Two Santa Fe officers were fired and another was disciplined in the '07 incident - Full Story
January 20, 2010

Officers fatally shoot Texas man carrying knife, bat

Officers gave him numerous verbal commands to drop the weapons before opening fire - Full Story
January 15, 2010

Hawaii officers win immunity in TASER lawsuit

The court ruled that the officers did not use excessive force during a domestic dispute - Full Story



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