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December 09, 2014

Video: Ariz. cop rescues girl from rooftop

Video captured a cop’s rescue of a girl sitting on the ledge of a fourth-floor rooftop in downtown Phoenix - Full Story
December 08, 2014

Border Patrol recruitment push seeks women

After previous recruitment attempts had limited success, agency is stepping up its efforts to increase the share of women who work as agents - Full Story
December 04, 2014

Tenn. cop suspended after appearing in gang-related rap video

Officer on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a rap video in which she allegedly appears alongside suspected gang members - Full Story
November 12, 2014

Off-duty Chicago officer, daughter shot at home

Officer was in critical condition Wednesday after being wounded in the face, neck and both arms - Full Story
October 28, 2014

CHP sergeant returns $120K to family who had lost life savings

An off-duty CHP sergeant is being hailed for finding $120K in the middle of a Concord street and returning the money - Full Story
October 01, 2014

Run honors Ill. officer killed by drunken driver

Robin Vogel, who had served for 6½ years, was the first Decatur police officer killed in the line of duty in 93 years - Full Story
September 17, 2014

Video: UK teen tackles man who attacked cops

A 16-year-old came to the aid of police officers in England after a suspect fought with them during an arrest June 10 - Full Story
September 11, 2014

Off-duty Texas cop comes to aid after big rig falls from overpass

Officer immediately called 911 and rushed over to the driver who was screaming for help - Full Story
September 10, 2014

St. Paul's first female Somali officer has critics, fans

In March, the department hired Kadra Mohamed, a move designed to improve the sometimes tense relations with 80K Somali Americans in the Twin Cities - Full Story
September 04, 2014

Pa. man arrested after groping US marshal

A female U.S. Marshal fought back and held a man for police after he groped her and pulled down her pants while running - Full Story



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