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Drunk, drugged, violence-prone suspects most likely to be shot by police
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The research, based on the shooting experiences of one large sheriff’s department in California, shows that subjects who are under the influence ... Full Story

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Crime scene tape secures the area where a plainclothes NYPD officer was shot in the early hours of the morning, Saturday, in Brooklyn. Officer Andrew Suarez was wounded after he and three fellow officers had a brief exchange with two people in another car they believed was following them. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

Undercover officer wounded, another arrested in N.Y. shootout

NEW YORK — An undercover police officer had been shot, and police were hunting for the suspect's vehicle. They soon found it --with another officer behind the wheel, police said.

The driver, Officer Jacqueline Melendez-Rivera, quickly became a subject Saturday of an investigation by the force on which she has served for 13 years.

As police pieced together an account of the early morning shootout on a Brooklyn ... Full Story

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Off-duty Chicago officer fatally shot
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