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(Video) How To Deal with the Media After a Use-of-Force Incident

Sat, 07/20/2019 - 14:34
Kevin Davis discusses how law enforcement agencies can do a better job of dealing with the news media following a use-of-force incident. The days of "no comment" are long since gone.
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4 Chicago Officers Fired Over Alleged Cover-Up of Laquan McDonald Shooting

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:37
The four former officers were accused of making false statements about the shooting, which took place on the night of Oct. 20, 2014.
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Philadelphia to Fire 13 Officers for Facebook Posts

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:30
Thirteen officers with the Philadelphia Police Department are likely to be terminated from their jobs over a series of inflammatory comments they shared on Facebook.
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Details Released in Fatal Shooting of Arkansas Deputy

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:25
On Thursday, the Arkansas State Police (ASP) has released further information on the fatal shooting of a deputy who served with the Stone County Sheriff's Office.
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Teen Driver Fleeing Florida Deputies Fatally Strikes Pedestrian

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:20
A Florida teen has been charged with vehicular homicide, fleeing and eluding police, leaving the scene of a crash with death, leaving the scene of a crash with property damage and driving with a license suspended or revoked.
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Capitol Police Arrest 70 at Immigration Protests at Senate Office Building

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:18
The United States Capitol Police arrested 70 people at a protest taking place at Russell Senate Office Building on Thursday.
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Ohio Department HQ Dealing with Mold Problem

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:16
Officers and police leaders with the Worthington (OH) Police Department are dealing with a mold problem discovered in vents and air ducts at the agency's headquarters building.
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Wisconsin Police Will Watch Vacationing Residents' Homes While They're Away

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:14
The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department has announced on social media that it will increase patrols in neighborhoods of residents who are temporarily away on vacation.
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Boy Selling "Ice Cold Beer" Draws Attention of Utah Police

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:11
A Utah boy eschewed the idea of operating a traditional summertime lemonade stand and instead opened on the sidewalk a stand selling "Ice Cold Beer," according to the sign he held while standing beside a number of coolers.
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Man Throws Molotov Cocktail onto Police Department's Parking Deck

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:10
A man reportedly threw a Molotov Cocktail onto the parking structure of the Richmond (VA) Police Department on Thursday afternoon. A small container containing a "flammable liquid" was used in the attack.
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Father of Teen Indiana Killed in Vehicle Pursuit Sues Police Departments

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:08
The father of a 15-year-old boy killed in a car crash during a vehicle pursuit by the Kokomo (IN) Police Department has filed a lawsuit against the agency.
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Celebrating the Heroism of American Police Officers

Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:00
Acts of heroism happen all the time in big cities and small communities alike. Officers with departments of all size rise to the occasion on a daily basis to ensure the health and welfare of the civilians they serve.
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Alabama Officer Shot Multiple Times Chasing Robbery Suspect

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:15
An Alabama police officer was shot and seriously wounded after an armed robbery at a convenience store in downtown Birmingham turned into a deadly shootout.
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Arkansas Deputy Shot and Killed

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:14
A deputy with the Stone County (AR) Sheriff's Office was shot and killed in the line of duty Thursday morning, the Stone County Office of Emergency Management announced on Twitter.
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Suspected Active Shooter in Texas in Custody

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:12
According to the Dallas Morning News, police were called to respond to reports of an active shooter event at a little before 11:30 local time on Thursday morning. The suspect was reported to be in custody at around 12:45.
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Man Wanted for Attempting to Run Over California Deputy Surrenders

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:10
The man—identified as 43-year-old Leaire Moore—was taken into custody without incident Wednesday evening after he surrendered at a detention facility about 85 miles northeast of Los Angeles.
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Department Jokes that Flushing Drugs Down Toilet Might Create "Meth Gators"

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:06
Officers with the Loretto (TN) Police Department had some fun on Facebook when they posted an image of drugs and drug paraphernalia seized from a man who was attempting to flush the stuff down a toilet.
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Flood Causes Damage to Nebraska State Patrol Office

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:03
A flood damaged Nebraska State Patrol's Kearney office with two feet of water last week, ruining electrical outlets, carpeting, and other office equipment.
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Los Angeles Officer Accused of Two Rapes After DNA Match

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:01
According to NBC News, the officer—33-year-old William Rodriguez—was under investigation for allegations of sexual assault in a November incident when police entered Rodriguez's DNA into the FBI's Combined DNA Index System. They then got a "hit" on a cold case from August 2015.
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Off-Duty Florida Officer Saves 2 People Trapped in Overturned Vehicle

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 14:56
An officer with the Cocoa (FL) Police Department was off duty and preparing to get into the shower when he heard a traffic accident near his Titusville home.
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