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Indiana Supreme Court to Hear Case on Whether Police Can Compel Suspect to Open Smartphone

1 hour 31 min ago
After some discussion, Webster invoked Seo's Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination.The Indiana Court of Appeals sided with Webster.
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MD Trooper Candidate with Cerebral Palsey Graduates to Become Third Generation of Officer in Family

1 hour 39 min ago
Derek Harper will become third-generation state trooper in his family as his father Sgt. David Harper will be waiting for him at the end of the stage to pin a gold badge on his uniform. His father is a 28-year veteran of the state police.
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Woman Charged with Stealing $410K from Fallen Officer Charity

1 hour 49 min ago
Lorraine Shanley, 68, was charged by federal prosecutors in New York with bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. She will appear Thursday in court after prosecutors said she was stealing more than 20 percent of donations to the charity Survivors of the Shield between 2010 to 2017 at least.
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Fallen SC Officer's Son Gets Tattoo to Honor Father

2 hours 8 min ago
Rashad got his father's likeness tattoed on his upper arm. It shows his father in his dress uniform. 
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Oklahoma Sheriff, Her Deputies, and a K-9 Resign Over Dangerous Jail Conditions

2 hours 16 min ago
Sheriff Terry Sue Barnett told local media a carbon monoxide leak that occurred last month and sent four employees to the emergency room had not been addressed, a proper fire alarm system wasn't in place and methane gases permeate the jail because of poorly-installed plumbing. She also said inmates had been shocked while taking showers because of exposed wiring.
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Accused Killer Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Illinois Deputy

2 hours 38 min ago
Authorities said Brown shot Deputy Keltner, who was a sworn member of a U.S Marshals federal fugitive task force, while the deputy was trying to arrest Brown at a Rockford hotel.
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New Zealand to Immediately Ban Many Semi-Auto Rifles, Parts

2 hours 59 min ago
"Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles. We will also ban all high capacity magazines," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday local time. "We will ban all parts with the ability to convert semi-automatic or any other type of firearm into a military style semi-automatic weapon."
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Phoenix Officer Dies After Being Struck by Vehicle

3 hours 1 min ago
The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene and cooperated with police. Police said they don’t know at this point what might have caused the driver to hit the officer.
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Missouri Campus Officer Fired Over Blackface Photo

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:41
The image of a man made up as rapper Flava Flav was sent to the university Tuesday morning and Officer Marcus Collins was fired a few hours later after admitting it was him in the image.
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NYPD Uses Drone to Monitor Suspect During Standoff

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:39
NYPD Emergency Service Unit cops were called in to talk to the man, while officers from the department’s Technical Assistance Response Unit used an untethered drone to watch from a window.
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Mob Reportedly Forces Chicago Officers to Release Suspect

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:22
Scanner audio captured an officer’s account of what happened at the scene, CWBChicago reports: “Ten people surrounded me, indicating that they had firearms. And one person pulled him away from me, holding his waist, indicating that he would use a firearm against me.”
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Dozens of Montana Officers Attend Arraignment of Man Accused of Shooting Trooper

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 16:07
There were so many police officers, sheriff’s deputies and Highway Patrol troopers that the court appearance had to be moved out of Justice Court to Judge John Larson’s Courtroom Number Three on the third floor of the Missoula County Courthouse.
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Commission Says LAPD Officers Violated Policy Shooting Knife Wielding Man in Mall

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:47
A report to the Police Commission by Moore describes a chaotic situation in a mall full of shoppers, with Mack appearing to be in a state of “agitated delirium.”
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Video: CA Pursuit Ends with Suspect Dancing

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:34
Eventually, police performed a PIT maneuver in the city of Pacoima, and the car came to a stop. The driver got out, then decided to a do a little dance before he was arrested.
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Video: Iowa Officers Catch Children Dropped from Apartment Fire

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:15
Before evacuating, families were tossing their kids out of windows to police officers to save them, according to Lt. Rick Thomas.
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Washington Deputy Killed, Officer Wounded in Gunfight Following Pursuit

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:09
The vehicle pursuit ended in the town of Kittitas where Deputy Thompson was backed up by Officer Benito Chavez. The suspect exited the vehicle and exchanged shots with the two law enforcement officers.
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Arizona Sheriffs Endorse Man Up Crusade Against Domestic Violence

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 17:38
The Arizona Sheriffs' Association (ASA) has endorsed the Man Up Crusade to raise awareness about domestic violence.
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Illinois Court Rejects Bid to Resentence Officer in Laquan McDonald Shooting

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 17:03
The Illinois Supreme Court on Tuesday voted 4-2 to reject a bid by prosecutors to resentence a former Chicago police officer for the controversial shooting death of Laquan McDonald.  
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Chicago FOP Wants Federal Investigation into State's Attorney Over Smollett Case

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:52
The request came after Foxx exchanged text messages and emails with relatives and a supporter of Smollett, who said they were worried about leaks in the investigation.
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VA Police Say Handcuffed Teen Shot Herself at Traffic Stop

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:33
Sarah Wilson and her boyfriend were arrested during a stop in Chesapeake after officers allegedly found drugs in the 1996 Lexus the couple were driving. Police said they handcuffed Wilson and, while attempting to apprehend her boyfriend, 27-year-old Holden Medlin, he became combative and ran away from the scene.
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