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November 28, 2009

San Jose police clarify response to mental disturbances

Lisa Fernandez San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE, Calif. — Despite a police supervisor's earlier statements... - Full Story
November 26, 2009

Minn. cop probed for citizen's arrest of kids

BY David Chanen Minneapolis Star TribuneThe 13-year-old son of John and Tara Farrell and a 12-year-old... - Full Story
November 25, 2009
N.J. cops get stun guns, but policy contains limits

N.J. cops get stun guns, but policy contains limits

By Edward Colimore Philadelphia InquirerThe New Jersey attorney general yesterday approved the use of... - Full Story
November 24, 2009

Arrest video has Calif. transit police on guard

By Terry Collins Associated PressOAKLAND, Calif. — The troubles of the San Francisco Bay area's... - Full Story
November 23, 2009

Calif. department has a different strategy for dealing with mentally ill suspects

By Lisa Fernandez San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE, Calif. — One out of every four San Jose police... - Full Story
November 23, 2009

Pa. chief says cop who threw flashlight used excessive force

By Kara Murphy Erie Times-NewsERIE, Penn. — Erie Police Chief Steve Franklin said an officer used... - Full Story
November 23, 2009

N.Y. teen fatally shot after pointing gun at officers

The Associated PressNEW YORK — A teenager killed in a confrontation with New York City police over... - Full Story
November 21, 2009

Minn. paramedic says cops abuse law to detain people

By Lora Pabst Star TribuneA veteran paramedic sued his employer and Brooklyn Center Police Department... - Full Story
November 21, 2009
Trial move to L.A. a setback for BART transit cop

Trial move to L.A. a setback for BART transit cop

Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO — A judge's decision to move Johannes Mehserle's murder trial to... - Full Story
November 20, 2009

Ore. officer suspended after shooting girl with beanbag gun

By Maxine Bernstein The OregonianPORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police Commissioner Dan Saltzman overruled... - Full Story



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