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Douglas County deputy responsive but remains in “very” critical condition after shootout
The Douglas County sheriff's deputy shot last week during a shootout with a supposedly suicidal man remains in "very critical condition" in intensive care at Parker Adventist Hospital but is responsive, officials said during a Friday news briefing.
229 points by The Denver Post | Police Constable Coroner Sheriff High Sheriff Bailiff Reeve United States
‘It Finally Clicked That This Wasn’t an Exercise’: Report Recounts San Bernardino Shooting
A previously undisclosed report chronicles in vivid detail the shootout that killed Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, the actions of the police and the massacre itself.
1170 points by The New York Times | Police SWAT Constable Law enforcement agency San Bernardino California Officer Undercover San Bernardino County California
Discipline possible for ex-cop’s actions in Ferguson
A former St. Louis-area cop might be disciplined for pointing a semi-automatic rifle at Ferguson, Missouri, protesters       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Police Protest St. Louis Missouri Rifle Civil liberties Gun Profanity Constable
'Knockout game' victim punched near Discovery Green
A woman leaving work downtown was punched in the face in broad daylight near Discovery Green Park Thursday evening, according to a news report. The alleged assailant was arrested by constable's deputies passing by on a routine patrol who spotted the attack, KPRC reported and a constable's office tweeted. He ran away from police but was cornered and detained.
5 points by The Houston Chronicle | Houston Constable Crime Downtown Houston Attack Police Arrest Sheriff
Prosecutors to announce results of criminal probe in Bay Area police sex scandal
A months-long investigation of a scandal that rocked the Oakland Police Department will come to a head Friday when the Alameda County district attorney's office is expected to announce whether criminal charges will be filed in connection with claims that officers had sex with a self-described teenage...
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Ex-officer can be disciplined for pointing gun at protesters
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A state commission has ruled that a former police officer can be disciplined for pointing a semi-automatic rifle at Ferguson, Missouri, protesters more than two years ago. Raymond D. Albers was a lieutenant for St. Ann police. He was working at a protest 10 days after ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | St. Louis Missouri Rifle Joseph Pulitzer Police Semi-automatic rifle Constable St. Louis Post-Dispatch Legal professions
Preliminary autopsy: No sign of foul play in woman's death
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a preliminary autopsy has found no sign of foul play in the death of a woman whose decomposed remains were found by a roadside maintenance crew in Florence. However, Florence Police Chief Ron Tyler said tells The TimesDaily ( that the exact cause of ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Alabama Florence Alabama Constable
2 found dead in rural Pittsburg County died from gunshots
BACHE, Okla. (AP) - The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says two women who were found dead in a car last month in Pittsburg County died from gunshot wounds. OSBI spokeswoman Jessica Brown says authorities are still interviewing people in connection with the deaths of 24-year-old Totinika Doshe Elix and ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Police Crime Constable State bureau of investigation Federal Bureau of Investigation Oklahoma City bombing Sheriff Law enforcement agency
Dog park gets 'amazing reception' in Havre de Grace
Havre de Grace elected officials are hailing the new K-9 Cody Dog Park, unveiled this past week by the community center off Lagaret Lane, as a major success. The new park got an "amazing reception," given that it was a soft opening, with many people in attendance over the weekend, Mayor Bill Martin...
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Officials: Police chief shoots himself after suspension
Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot and killed himself in the police department’s parking lot        
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After mass shooting, San Bernardino endures a surge in deadly violence
The sound of gunfire and sirens drew about a dozen people out of their homes on San Bernardino’s west side one recent Wednesday night. A beat-up Honda sat in the street — a small cross dangling from the rearview mirror, two bullet holes in the door. Rescue workers pulled Alejandro Herrera, 28,...
6220 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Constable Gang Homicide Murder Terrorism City Los Angeles
The Latest: Council hands control of police over to sheriff
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on the death of a Mississippi police chief (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The city council in a Mississippi town where the police chief shot and killed himself has turned control of the police department over to the sheriff's office. The Sun ...
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Authorities investigate southeast Missouri homicide
MALDEN, Mo. (AP) - Authorities are investigating a homicide in the southeast Missouri town of Malden. KFVS-TV ( ) reports that Police Chief Jarrett Bullock says the killing happened Thursday night in the Dunklin County town. No other information was immediately available, including the name of the victim. Malden is ...
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Man dies in shootout with police at West Memphis motel
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say a man accused in a Tennessee slaying was shot to death during a gunbattle with police at a West Memphis motel. Shelby County Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Deputy Mark Dunbar says Ricardo Tenorio died early Friday after the shootout at a Days Inn ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Memphis Tennessee Sheriff Constable Death Arkansas Police Mississippi River Hotel
Virginia officer charged in shooting fired into car 7 times
HENRICO, Va. (AP) - New details have emerged in the case of a Virginia police officer who's been charged after shooting a passenger in a car he was checking on. The Richmond Times-Dispatch ( ) reports prosecutor Shannon Taylor revealed during a hearing Thursday that Henrico County police officer Joel ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Richmond Virginia Virginia Police Legal professions Automobile Richmond Times-Dispatch Henrico County Virginia Constable
Oakland police ditch converted farmhouse for new station
OAKLAND, Maine (AP) - After a 25-year stay in a Maine farmhouse that was initially intended to only be temporary, the Oakland Police Department has started settling into its new home. The police force began moving its operations into a new $1.05 million station on Fairfield Street on Thursday. It's ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Police Constable London
Neighbors report explosion in fire that killed Libertyville Township man
An investigation was underway Thursday to determine the cause of a fire in Libertyville Township on Wednesday night that left an elderly man dead. Authorities identified the victim Thursday afternoon as 76-year-old Kenneth F. Deyo, who was found on the first floor of his home in the Countryside...
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Sherriff's deputy charged with threatening to shoot driver
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A New Jersey sheriff's deputy has been charged with pointing a gun at another driver during a fit of road rage in Philadelphia. A 25-year-old woman tells WPVI-TV a fellow driver cut her off on Interstate 95 and began driving alongside her. She says he then pulled ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Sheriff New Jersey United States English-language films Philadelphia Police Camden New Jersey Constable
Police chief, fired by mayor, dies after shooting himself
Chief Mike DeNardo committed suicide while being escorted off the Miss. city's property.         
5172 points by Arizona Republic | Sheriff Police Constable Coroner SWAT Legal professions Hancock County Mississippi Mississippi
Ex-officer who shot naked black man wants charges dismissed
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - A white former Atlanta-area police officer who shot an unarmed, naked, mentally ill black veteran is asking a judge to dismiss the charges against him. Robert Olsen was indicted in January on numerous charges, including felony murder, in the shooting death of 27-year-old Anthony Hill. He ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | DeKalb County Georgia Mental disorder Atlanta Police Decatur Georgia Sheriff Constable Police officer
No charges for Louisville woman who shot 9-year-old son
LOUISVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Police say a Louisville woman who shot her 9-year-old son will not face charges. The Daily Times reports ( Blount County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marian O'Briant says the shooting was a "freak accident." She says the mother was handling a gun on the second floor of ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Police Sheriff Constable Accident Coroner Bailiff Tram accident Reeve
Man sought on drug warrant fatally shot by deputies in Omaha
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Authorities say a man sought on an arrest warrant for drugs has been fatally shot by Douglas County sheriff's deputies in southeast Omaha. The shooting was reported around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say shots were fired as deputies tried to take the 25-year-old man into custody. ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Constable Police Sheriff Warrant Crime English-language films Arrest warrant Douglas County Kansas
Officials: Police chief shoots himself just after suspension
Officials say a Mississippi police chief had been suspended just before he shot and killed himself outside the station. Hancock County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Don Bass says Bay St. Louis Police Chief Mike DeNardo shot himself in the chest Thursday. He says the shooting appeared to be intentional. Bass ...
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Calif. officer shot after responding to domestic disturbance
The unidentified deputy is a 10-year department veteran, according to Sheriff Vern Warnke.
1171 points by Daily News | Sheriff Violence Domestic violence Police Constable Modesto California Deputy sheriff The Modesto Bee
Boston top cops pledge to wear body cameras
Eight top cops have volunteered to don body cameras — including the department’s superintendent-in-chief, William G. Gross — if the city wins its legal battle to go ahead with its controversial pilot program today.Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins is expected to decide today whether he supports or rejects the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association’s motion for an injunction that would halt the city’s six-month pilot that is slated to launch Monday.
218 points by Boston Herald | Police Judge Law Lawyer Constable Legal professions Boston Police Department
Third of police shootings started with foot chases, Tribune analysis finds
Levail Smith had just cracked open a can of beer outside a Rogers Park laundromat on the Fourth of July two years ago when a Chicago police tactical officer pulled over his unmarked car and approached him. Smith, a 45-year-old ex-Marine with a history of mental problems, walked away briskly, ignoring...
402 points by Chicago Tribune | Police Chicago Police Department Police brutality Constable Deadly force Firearm Chicago Tribune Police officer
Judge dismisses case against L.A. County sheriff's deputy accused of filing false police report
A judge has dismissed a perjury case this week against a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy after a jury deadlocked over whether the deputy filed a false police report. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge C.H. Rehm dismissed the case Wednesday against Gregory Rodriguez, who was charged last...
63 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Jury Constable Sheriff Judge Legal professions Scots law Los Angeles County California
Another officer out in SF Bay Area police sex scandal
LIVERMORE, Calif. (AP) - A police officer in the city of Livermore under investigation in a sex scandal that has ensnared several Northern California law enforcement agencies has resigned. Livermore police Chief Michael Harris announced the resignation on Thursday. Harris says the officer was put on administrative leave June 14 ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Police Law enforcement agency Constable Federal Bureau of Investigation Police officer Law enforcement California Human sexuality
National Briefs: Girl shoots student, kills self in Texas
ALPINE, Texas — A 14-year-old female student died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound Thursday after shooting and injuring another female student inside Alpine High School in western Texas,  according to the local sheriff.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Police Jury Grand jury Constable Supreme Court of the United States Indictment Criminal law United States
Murder suspect who broke cuffs to escape linked to string of other violent crimes
In the weeks leading up to a fatal shooting over a trivial argument outside a North Las Vegas McDonald's, the alleged shooter, who later made headlines for shedding his handcuffs and escaping ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Las Vegas metropolitan area Las Vegas Nevada Crime Nellis Air Force Base Clark County Nevada Robbery Police Constable
Search for Kristin Smart's remains on Cal Poly hillside yields items of interest in 1996 disappearance
FBI agents digging into a hillside half a mile from where Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student Kristin Denise Smart was last seen alive 20 years ago have found “items of interest” in the cold case mystery, authorities said Thursday. Tony Cipolla, a spokesman for the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s...
260 points by Los Angeles Times | Police Federal Bureau of Investigation United States California Polytechnic State University Sheriff Constable Special agent
Mississippi police chief kills self moments after being suspended
"It's just a bad day — a bad day for law enforcement," a sheriff's office deputy said.
13153 points by Daily News | Police Constable Sheriff United States Coroner Mississippi Deputy sheriff Law enforcement agency
Santa Clara police union urges officers to work at 49ers game, despite 'concerns' over Kaepernick's comments
The union representing rank-and-file members of the Santa Clara Police Department recommended Thursday that officers continue to voluntarily work at San Francisco 49ers home games. In a letter addressed to Santa Clara Mayor Lisa Gillmor and released publicly, the union’s board of directors said...
1122 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco 49ers Police Constable Police brutality Sheriff The Star-Spangled Banner St. Louis Rams United States
Bay St. Louis police chief, fired by mayor, dies after shooting himself
Chief Mike DeNardo committed suicide while being escorted off the Miss. city's property.       
5172 points by USA Today | Sheriff Police Constable Coroner SWAT Legal professions Hancock County Mississippi Mississippi
Teen arrested in fatal Springfield shooting
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Springfield police arrested a 17-year-old boy in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenager last weekend. The (Springfield) State Journal-Register reports ( ) the arrest was announced Wednesday after members of the U.S. Marshal's Task Force apprehended the boy on an active warrant in the ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Springfield Illinois United States Crime Criminal law Week-day names Sheriff Constable English-language films
4 Oakland police officers fired after underage sex scandal
The investigation of Oakland’s Police Department is winding down as a dozen officers face repercussions for having sexual contact with a teenage sex worker. Four will be terminated, seven suspended without pay and one will undergo counseling. Read Full Article at
500 points by Russia Today | Police Constable Rape Crime Sexual intercourse Police officer Law enforcement agency Police brutality
Downstate traffic stop leads to arrest of three murder suspects
Three men suspected of murder and found to be in possession of drugs and weapons were arrested last month during a traffic stop downstate.
3 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Crime Police Sheriff Jeep Wrangler Criminal justice Constable Danville Illinois Heroin
Man charged with robbing off-duty officer in Lakeview
A Near North Side man has been charged with robbing an off-duty Chicago police officer at gunpoint in Lakeview on Saturday, according to police and court records. Kendall Hammond, 18, is charged with armed robbery, disarming a police officer and aggravated assault of a police officer, according...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Crime Theft Robbery Crimes Burglary Assault Week-day names Constable
Pros, cons of stun gun use by DPD debated
Detroit police are considering equipping officers with electronic stun guns        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Police Police brutality Constable Chicago Police Department Police officer
Detroit, Comcast to expand Green Light camera program
The city's Project Green Light puts high-definition cameras at city businesses that police use to monitor, solve crimes.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Crime Police Camera Filling station Coney Island hot dog Kwame Kilpatrick Stations of the Cross Constable
Police Officer Stabbed in Paris Terrorism Sweep
A French police officer was stabbed and a suspect shot as authorities detained three women Thursday in connection with a terrorism investigation into a car found in Paris loaded with cooking gas canisters.
30 points by The Wall Street Journal | Notre Dame de Paris Paris Automobile Police Constable Île de la Cité Gothic architecture French Revolution
Pros, cons of stun gun use by Detroit cops debated
Detroit police are considering equipping officers with electronic stun guns        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Police Police brutality Constable Chicago Police Department Police officer
Man shot by deputy after high-speed chase in central Georgia
BARNESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a man wanted on aggravated stalking charges was shot by a deputy after a high-speed chase near a high school in central Georgia. Lamar County Sheriff Brad White tells local news media that Tyler Pitts was wounded Thursday after a shootout with deputies. Police ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | United States Police Federal Bureau of Investigation Lamar County Georgia High school Sheriff Constable Law enforcement agency
Police will soon start bagging people’s heads during arrests
Metropolitan Police officers will soon be able to use specially designed bags, known as spit hoods, to cover suspects’ heads during arrests and in police stations. Read Full Article at
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Shooting investigating at northwest-side motel

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Calif. police pummel wild man during arrest in CVS
Dramatic cell phone video captured the wildly violent arrest of a southern California man who allegedly caused a disturbance inside a CVS.
273 points by Daily News | Police Crime Constable Police officer Police brutality Resisting arrest Surveillance Arrest
Man indicted on murder charge in fatal Idaho Springs shooting
A 22-year-old man was indicted Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree murder in a fatal April shooting in Idaho Springs, prosecutors announced Thursday.
4 points by The Denver Post | Police Constable Front Range Urban Corridor Federal Bureau of Investigation Clear Creek County Colorado Colorado municipalities
Reported shooting at Nogales port closes southbound traffic
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - Nogales police say the Mariposa port of entry will be closed for the rest of the day for southbound traffic into Mexico because of an incident being investigated by federal authorities. Santa Cruz County Sheriff Tony Estrada told Tucson TV station KVOA that there was an ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | U.S. Customs and Border Protection United States Department of Homeland Security Sheriff Arizona Police Constable United States Santa Cruz County Arizona
The Latest: Mayor: Chief suspended just prior to shooting
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on shooting death of Mississippi police chief (all times local): 5:55 p.m. The mayor of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, says the city's police chief had just been suspended when he shot himself to death in the police department's parking lot. Mayor Les ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Constable Police Sheriff United States Associated Press Coroner Deputy sheriff Legal professions
Activists point fingers at police over suspicious death of Ferguson protester Darren Seals
The violent murder of Ferguson Uprising protester Darren Seals, who was found shot and burned in a charred car Tuesday near the US city of St Louis, has raised “a lot of red flags” for activists, who question the official version of events released by his “enemies,” the police. Read Full Article at
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