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Dash cam turned off during Mo. stop of armed man, suit filed–
Police spokeswoman said officer who turned off camera "has been recommended" for discipline, but is appealing.
Wash. police fatally shoot man in disturbance call–
Witnesses say the suspect picked up a rock and appeared like he wanted to fight officers who responded to the disturbance call Tuesday.
Texas cop cleared in fatal OIS, body cam released–
36-year-old Johnny Joseph Martinez confronted officers – threatening them with a chair and multiple knives as police attempted to take him into custody.
Black Panther leader undergoes shoot/don’t shoot training–
Anti-police protest leader and head of Houston’s New Black Panther Party was invited to undergo use of force training at a Texas police department.
Fugitive shot by Fla. deputies after ramming squad, pinning deputy–
Officers fired shots at the vehicle in an attempt to stop an armed robbery suspect who escaped from a Tenn. mental-health facility in January.
Man hit by pepper spray during protest sues Seattle PD–
Officers deployed pepper spray into a crowd and used bikes to form a barricade after an officer went to the ground during a Jan. 19 protest.
Ill. cop suffers career-ending wounds in traffic stop shootout–
Police released video of the 2012 traffic stop shooting of an officer after the gunman received a 40-year prison sentence Thursday.
Teen fatally shot at Texas station had knife–
17-year-old fatally shot in a police station lobby was killed after she lunged at an officer with a butcher knife and a TASER failed to stop her.
12 Idaho cops cleared in freeway shootout, body cam released–
Several officers said they saw rounds striking near them and heard them whizzing by.
Colo. suspect killed after officer stuck by car–
When officers approached the vehicle, the female driver hit one officer with the car. Both officers then opened fire.
Okla. cop fatally shoots armed suspect during foot pursuit–
Pastor called 911 and said an armed man was threatening to kill a woman who was attending a wedding.
Arrest turns fatal after Utah cops remove handcuffs, suspect grabs knife–
The footage from the Wednesday shooting shows how quickly a relatively calm arrest can turn violent.
Albuquerque officer fatally shoots suspect in gun battle–
Suspect who opened fire was wearing body armor. Tuesday's shooting marks the department's third this year.
Utah man fatally shot after attacking cop, dozens protest shooting–
Officer shot and killed suspect after he began hitting the officer with a shovel.
$8M suit filed in fatal Pa. police shooting of armed man–
Todd William Shultz was shot 17 times outside of a Kmart in December 2012 after failing to drop a table knife and pair of scissors he was wielding.
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