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September 19, 2014

Ga. officials probe killing of armed, handcuffed man

Police arrested 29-year-old Charles Smith on outstanding warrants Thursday and placed him, handcuffed, in the back of a cruiser - Full Story
September 18, 2014

Video: NM cops attacked during fatal domestic violence call

Woman died Sunday as a result of a brutal attack at the hands of her husband in January - Full Story
September 18, 2014

Mo. teen shot with ECD out of coma

Teen is breathing on his own but remains in critical condition - Full Story
September 18, 2014
Border Patrol to test wearing cameras

Border Patrol to test wearing cameras

The U.S. Border Patrol will begin wearing cameras this year at its training academy, a test to see if the technology should be used in the field - Full Story
September 17, 2014
Video: Ohio standoff ends in fatal shooting of suicidal man

Video: Ohio standoff ends in fatal shooting of suicidal man

37-year-old Christopher Mitchell came out of a residence with a .22-caliber gun to his head as officers formed a perimeter - Full Story
September 16, 2014

Video: FBI investigates Mo. cop's ECD use after teen hospitalized

Officer used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition - Full Story
September 16, 2014
Prosecutor: Utah man killed by police had real sword, despite reports

Prosecutor: Utah man killed by police had real sword, despite reports

The Saratoga Springs Police Department is under fire over the fatal shooting of the man last Wednesday - Full Story
September 15, 2014

Video: Ore. cop punched, choked by teen during chaotic arrest

Incident began when police responded to reports of a disturbance in the area, including property damage and threats of a shooting - Full Story
September 15, 2014

Trending topics: When non-compliance is met with a TASER

By PoliceOne Staff For this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we look at 5 more videos capturing... - Full Story
September 15, 2014

Teen accused as accessory in deadly Calif. bank heist

Two of the suspected robbers and a hostage, 41-year-old customer Misty Holt-Singh, were killed during an exchange of gunfire with police after the robbery - Full Story



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