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Frantic woman calls family from trunk of car before death
HELENA, Mont. — A terrified Montana mother called her husband from the dark trunk of a moving car to say she had been overpowered at a highway rest stop and didn't know where she was.The call set off a frantic search by her family and law enforcement that ended when Rita Maze's body was found Wednesday in the trunk of her car, abandoned near Spokane International Airport in Washington state.The 47-year-old Maze had been shot to death, a medical examiner said Thursday.Authorities and family members believe the abduction was random. A suspect has not been identified.
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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 ...
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Police union encourages officers to work 49ers games
A police union says it is again encouraging its officers to work at San Francisco 49ers home games despite statements about police by quarterback Colin Kaepernick. But the union emphasizes ...
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Mystery Surrounds Car With Gas Containers Found in Paris Near Notre Dame
The car did not contain detonators, but the police have arrested four people — all suspected of being Islamist extremists — in connection with the case.
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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...
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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 ...
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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
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Pros, cons of stun gun use by DPD debated
Detroit police are considering equipping officers with electronic stun guns        
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Pros, cons of stun gun use by Detroit cops debated
Detroit police are considering equipping officers with electronic stun guns        
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New Orleans man becomes first arrestee under new ‘Blue Lives Matter’ hate crime law
New Orleans police have arrested a man for shouting slurs at officers, charging him with a hate crime under Louisiana’s unique “Blue Lives Matter” law. This the first case involving the new statute protecting cops, firefighters and emergency responders. Read Full Article at
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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.
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Lawyer: Former Mississippi officer indicted in 2015 shooting
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - A lawyer says a former Mississippi police officer has been indicted in the October 2015 shooting death of a black man. Attorney Jim Waide said Thursday that a prosecutor told him Canyon Boykin, a white former police officer in Columbus, has been indicted for manslaughter in ...
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Atlantic City police officer shot during robbery improving
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - An Atlantic City police officer shot while responding to a robbery is improving at a hospital. Atlantic City police said Thursday that Officer Joshlee Vadell is sitting up and talking after having a ventilator removed. He is listed in stable condition. Prosecutors say the nine-year ...
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Prosecutor: No charges against Chicago police in man's death
CHICAGO (AP) - Prosecutors won't charge Chicago police officers in connection with the death in custody of a 24-year-old burglary suspect whose arrest was captured by dash-cam video. State's Attorney Anita Alvarez says prosecutors can't "prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the officers used excessive force" in arresting Heriberto Godinez ...
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No criminal charges in case of man who died in police custody
Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez will not file criminal charges in the case of Heriberto Godinez, who died in police custody in 2015.
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Nathan Deal calls for 20 percent pay raises for state officers, more police training

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Las Vegas Girl Scouts deliver cookies, goodwill to Metro police officers
The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada are working to make the world a better place, one cookie at a time. Last month, the group donated several hundred cases of its famous cookies to an organization it knew worked toward the same goal — the Metropolitan Police Department.
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Harford sheriff releases four videos on how motorists should react during a traffic stop
During the 2016 session of the Maryland General Assembly last winter, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler worked with local legislators for passage of legislation to require new drivers to receive instruction on how to respond if stopped by the police while operating a motor vehicle. Although...
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How change came to Ferguson, Mo., and a community 'willing to answer the call'
“The reason Ferguson happened the way it happened had a lot to do with people not being a part of the process,” said Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss, who was sworn in earlier this year.
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Detroit police revisit arming officers with Tasers
Chief supports them as a way to avoid using deadly force; others say there’s still risk of death when deployed        
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Potential jurors anonymous, still in court with alleged Hobos
A handful of retirees, a bartender, a college student and a longtime puppeteer were among the first 16 potential jurors questioned by a federal judge.
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Charges dropped against officer after wife won't testify
NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Charges against a police officer in Massachusetts accused of assaulting his pregnant wife have been dropped after his wife refused to testify against him.The Daily News of Newburyport reports 34-year-old Michael Mori was charged with assault and battery on a family member, assault and battery on a pregnant woman and strangulation. The charges were dismissed last week after Mori's wife told a judge she wouldn't testify.
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The solution to J’Ouvert violence is to let police do their job
New York has overcome similar violence problems in the past, but in those days police were allowed to be police.
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Florida man steals patrol car, says 'This is a felony?,' police say

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Ferguson activist found shot dead in burning car
Missouri detectives have not determined a motive or identified any witnesses in an investigation into the death of a man who led protests in the city of Ferguson following the fatal 2014 shooting of Michael Brown by a law enforcement officer, police said on Wednesday. Protest leader Darren Seals, 29, was found shot inside a...
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Man fatally shot by SWAT officer after threatening children with knife, Baltimore police say
A SWAT team member fatally shot a 39-year-old man who allegedly was threatening two young children with a large butcher knife during a barricade situation in a West Baltimore rowhome on Friday morning, according to Baltimore Police.The man, who was not identified Friday, was a homeless relative...
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Louisiana officer convicted of manslaughter in boy's death
MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana law enforcement officer was convicted Friday on a lesser charge of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a 6-year-old autistic boy, a gruesome encounter captured on tape by another officer's body camera.
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Cop convicted of manslaughter in shooting of 6-year-old autistic boy
MARKSVILLE, La. — A Louisiana law enforcement officer was convicted Friday on a lesser charge of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a 6-year-old autistic boy, a gruesome encounter captured on tape by another officer’s body camera. Jurors found Derrick Stafford guilty of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter charges, multiple news outlets reported. He had faced...
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Middle-aged London attacker was criminal who wasn't seen as threat
BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) - Before he killed four people in Britain's deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat.
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2 more arrested in London, 1 more dies as police piece together attack
UK police are combing through “massive amounts of computer data” and more than 2,500 items seized in searches across the country as they look for clues about why a British-born man became radicalized and launched a deadly attack on Parliament
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Police release image of London attacker
Police across the UK have raided addresses associated with Wednesday's terrorist attack in central London, which left four people dead and dozens injured.
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Review of Minnesota police department includes traffic stops
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A federal assessment of the Minnesota police department involved in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile will include a look at traffic stops. The Department of Justice's Office of Community Oriented Policing Services has outlined the goals and objectives for its assessment of the St. Anthony Police ...
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Protesters in Baton Rouge police killing claim history of 'racist law enforcement' – lawsuit
The aggressive mass arrest of protesters who took the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to demand accountability for the police killing of Alton Sterling in July 2016 were part of a history of racist actions by the city's police, a new lawsuit says. Read Full Article at
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‘We were lucky’: Boxer decides to fight 24 hours after witnessing Westminster murder
Boxer Frazer Clarke, who witnessed the stabbing death of a police officer during the Westminster attack, has explained why he decided to go ahead with a planned international boxing match just 24 hours later. Read Full Article at
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London police reveal British-born Muslim convert birth-name as more arrests made
London police have revealed the original birth-name of attacker Khalid Masood as Adrian Russell Ajao. Scotland Yard released more details early on Friday about the extensive investigation that has led to more arrests following raids across the UK. Read Full Article at
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PHA residents become PHA cops amid 41% drop in Philly public housing crime

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4 found dead in Sacramento; 1 arrested in San Francisco
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police detained a suspect in San Francisco just hours after finding four bodies, including two children, in a home 80 miles away in Sacramento.
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Inmate death points to longstanding racial injustices: Column
As protections for officers increase, incidents that point to police brutality fall through cracks         
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Detroit police shooting suspect due in court
Raymond Durham, accused of wounding two Detroit police officers last week, is scheduled for a probable cause conference        
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American man on 25th anniversary holiday last victim of London terror attack to be named
The third victim of the terrorist attack outside Parliament in London on Wednesday has been named by his family as Kurt Cochran, a US tourist who was on a holiday around Europe with his wife for their 25th anniversary. Read Full Article at
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Westminster attack: Vigil held in Trafalgar Square
Mourners fill Trafalgar Square after police identify British man who killed four people near parliament.
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Police: Wisconsin rampage began with domestic dispute
WESTON, Wis. (AP) — A man angry after a domestic dispute opened fire in a Wisconsin bank, killing two longtime employees, then killed an attorney at a nearby law firm and a detective trying to set a perimeter outside his…
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American, policeman among London terror attack victims
Details emerge about the victims of Wednesday's terror attack in London.         
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4 people, including 2 children, found dead in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police found four people, including two children, dead Thursday in a California home and a suspect was in custody, officials said.
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Man allegedly hurts Phoenix police, nurses with screwdriver
PHOENIX (AP) - Police have arrested a man who allegedly attacked two Phoenix police officers and two nurses with a screwdriver. Police say 37-year-old Arturo Reyes Garcia is jailed on suspicion of two counts each of aggravated assault on a police officer and aggravated assault on medical staff. Two nurses ...
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Baltimore County man charged with assault in Aberdeen
A Baltimore County man has been charged with trying to run over an Aberdeen man Saturday evening, city police said. Aberdeen police officers responded shortly before 5 p.m. to the 600 block of Walker Street for a motor vehicle collision. They determined that a 41-year-old man who lived in the block...
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Thousands of Thais obstruct search for wanted monk
Followers of Buddhist Dhammakaya Temple defy orders to evacuate premise amid search for monk wanted for corruption.
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Reviews of Portland police underway after fatal shooting
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Internal and external reviews of the Portland Police Department are underway after an officer fatally shot a man holding a pellet gun. The department hasn't identified the officer who shot 22-year-old Chance David Baker on Saturday. He's been placed on administrative leave. State law requires the ...
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Police use tear gas during anti-cop violence protest in Paris (VIDEO)
Police have deployed teargas during a protest against police brutality in Paris after the protesters hurled stones at security forces. Read Full Article at
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Activists want 4 prosecutors fired for supporting convicted cop
Four Wayne County prosecutors are in trouble for supporting a Detroit cop convicted of conspiring with drug dealers.        
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