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March 13, 2014
Mich. deputy who sued for height bias gets $215K

Mich. deputy who sued for height bias gets $215K

Part-time sheriff's deputy says she was denied full-time work because she's a 4-foot-7 woman - Full Story
February 17, 2014
Neb. CO brain dead after inmate attack

Neb. CO brain dead after inmate attack

Amanda Baker, 24, was pronounced brain dead after a teen inmate strangled her Friday - Full Story
February 13, 2014

Police see massive increase in women in forensics

One 2009 study estimated that 78 percent of the students enrolled in forensic science programs were women - Full Story
February 10, 2014

Video: Cop criticized for failing to help off-duty officer aid crash victims

Pinecrest Officer Ana Carrasco claims that she didn't help the victims because her training prevented her from moving the bodies - Full Story
February 06, 2014

WVa cop accidentally runs over detained man

The man suffered a fractured finger and was treated and released - Full Story
February 01, 2014

Video: Mich. cop fired after cutting suspect’s hair

The 10-year veteran said she cut out the suspect's weave to prevent her from harming herself - Full Story
January 30, 2014
Drunk driver gets probation for crash that killed Mass. trooper

Drunk driver gets probation for crash that killed Mass. trooper

William Senne pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide in the crash that left Ellen Engelhardt brain damaged until her death - Full Story
January 24, 2014

Judge: Police can't wear uniforms at cop killer's trial

The suspect’s attorney argued a ‘sea of blue’ would sway the jury’s decision - Full Story
January 13, 2014
Retired Calif. cop passes badge on to daughter

Retired Calif. cop passes badge on to daughter

Retired police detective Sharon McClatchy pinned her daughter Emily Kane upon graduating from the academy - Full Story
January 04, 2014

Officers cleared in fatal shooting of Va. man

Officer Steven Brown and Naval Criminal Investigative Service Agent Suzanne Marsteller each fired once at Shane Whitworth after he leveled a gun at them during a showdown - Full Story



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