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Video: Traffic stop turns to scuffle between Miami cop, IA lieutenant

Police are unsure what caused the confrontation, but the Internal Affairs lieutenant offered identification before exiting the vehicle - Full Story

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NJ mayor lashes out over memorial for cop killer

NJ mayor lashes out over memorial for cop killer

Suspect's widow, Angelique Campbell, told a news station that her husband should have killed more officers if they were planning to kill him - Full Story

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Wash. CO fires gun in hospital during inmate escape attempt

Prisoner was awaiting surgery on the eighth floor of the hospital when he attempted to escape - Full Story

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NJ officer shot to death by robbery suspect

NJ officer shot to death by robbery suspect

Gunman shot Officer Melvin Santiago in the head shortly after he and his partner arrived at a 24-hour Walgreens - Full Story

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Ky. chief shoots, kills armed suspect at bank

Police Chief Don Weedman ordered the man to put down his gun, but instead the man fired at Weedman - Full Story

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No charges for officers in pursuit, shooting near Capitol

Prosecutors who spent months investigating the shooting of Miriam Carey said that officers from the Secret Service and the Capitol Police did not use excessive force - Full Story

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Knife-wielding man shot by chief threatened to kill grandmother

Man critically injured Tuesday beat his grandmother with his fists and feet and threatened her life just two hours before he was shot - Full Story

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Deputy kills armed man at light-rail station

Fare-dodger was shot to death by an officer after pulling a gun and pointing it at his head during the July 1 incident.

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Video: Deputy kills armed man at light-rail station

Video: Deputy kills armed man at light-rail station

Fare-dodger was shot to death by an officer after pulling a gun and pointing it at the cop's head during the July 1 incident - Full Story

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3 cops injured after suspect lights self on fire

Police say a man armed with a bottle of flammable liquid set himself and a police officer ablaze before another officer shot him - Full Story



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with Gary T. Klugiewicz
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