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Woman files claim against Idaho city after OIS in yard

Seeking $18,000 for emotional distress and damage to her property from bullets - Full Story

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Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Suspect armed with a screwdriver became aggressive when the officers ordered him to drop it, according to police.

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Video: Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Video: Dallas cops fatally shoot mentally ill man wielding screwdriver

Suspect became aggressive when the officers ordered him to drop the weapon in the June 2014 incident, according to police - Full Story

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Police describe battling Boston bombers in escape attempt

Police describe battling Boston bombers in escape attempt

Officers said the brothers threw several bombs at them, including pipe bombs and a pressure-cooker bomb similar to those used in the marathon attack - Full Story

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Police: Pair held Colo. cops at gunpoint before deadly scuffle

Police: Pair held Colo. cops at gunpoint before deadly scuffle

Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed an officer and a sheriff's deputy then forced them to their knees before the husband was killed in a struggle - Full Story

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Fla. deputy takes down 2 following brawl

Spring breakers were drinking on a beach Sunday when between 10 and 15 people started fighting.

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Video: Fla. deputy takes down 2 following brawl

Spring breakers were drinking on a beach Sunday when between 10 and 15 people started fighting - Full Story

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Denver body cams didn't record most use of force cases

Denver officers' body cameras recorded just 21 of 80 documented uses of force in the downtown district during the trial - Full Story



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