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Trending topics: When a takedown needs a TASER

By PoliceOne Staff For this week’s ‘Trending Topics,’ we take a look at five videos... - Full Story

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Utah officer cleared after fatally shooting dog

Chief announced Friday that the panel found Detective Brett Olsen "acted within policy" when he shot the dog during a search for a missing 3-year-old - Full Story

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Bystander killed in Calif. standoff

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy accidentally shot and killed a man during a gunfight with a wanted parolee - Full Story

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Medical examiner: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

Medical examiner: Police chokehold caused NYC man's death

The finding increases the likelihood that the case will be presented to a grand jury to determine whether officers involved in the confrontation will face criminal charges - Full Story

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Deputy hit in NC shootout recovering

Deputy Joshua LaFave suffered a gunshot wound to his chest, back and shoulder from Andrew Michaelis - Full Story

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NYC mayor seeks to ease tension after in-custody death

Mayor sat between his police commissioner and one of the department's most outspoken critics Thursday, trying to ease tensions with minority communities - Full Story

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Calif. cop involved in incident at Occupy protest gets job back

An Oakland police officer who was fired after he lobbed a tear-gas canister into a group of people has won his job back through arbitration - Full Story

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FBI agent opens fire during suspected kidnapping

The man left he scene and led officers on a high speed pursuit.

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Detective acquitted in fatal Md. road-rage shooting

NJ detective was acquitted Wednesday of first-degree murder and other charges in the shooting of a driver during a case of road rage - Full Story

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Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

Vegas victim: Crime spree was 'total terror'

Police later shot and killed Cody David Winters and arrested his accomplice, Natasha Galenn Jackson, on suspicion of murder, attempted murder, burglary, kidnapping and other charges - Full Story



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Use of Force Columnists

The Winning Mind The Winning Mind
with Dave Smith
Klugie's Correctional Corner Klugie's Correctional Corner
with Gary T. Klugiewicz