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Dallas Police Receive Heartfelt Gift Honoring Victims of Mass Shooting

New York and New Jersey police presented a heartfelt gift to the Dallas Police Department commemorating five officers killed in a mass shooting last …

Chicago police: Body camera didn't record cop's fatal shooting of teen in back

Footage from police dashboard cameras and body cameras helped lead to the swift sidelining of three officers involved in the latest fatal shooting by Chicago police, but officials acknowledged Monday that the shooting itself was not captured on video.<p>Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said the …

Meeting Violence with Kindness

On the evening of July 15, I drove into downtown Baton Rouge and checked into a squalid motel room that reeked like my father’s car—cigarette smoke …

Suspect in Shooting Death of Kansas City, Kan., Police Capt. Robert Melton Charged With Capital Murder

A 20-year-old suspect in the shooting death of Kansas City, Kan., Police Capt. Robert Melton has been charged with capital murder and is facing a …

Meet the groups who are filming police violence

While listening to the police scanner application on his cellphone, Arthur “Silky Slim” Reed heard the makings of what could be a violent …

Suspect shot during Queens police-involved shooting

Authorities are on the scene of a police-involved shooting in Queens Monday that left two people hurt.<p>The incident happened at 66th Street and Hull …

Family Of Autistic Man In Florida Police Shooting Say He’s ‘Traumatized’

As news outlets reported the police shooting of unarmed mental health therapist <b>Charles Kinsey</b>, much of the microscope was left off of <b>Arnaldo …

Officer-involved shooting, suspect barricaded in Tempe senior center ‒ police

There has been an officer-involved shooting following an armed robbery at a pharmacy in Tempe, Arizona. The suspect barricaded himself in a local …

3 Police Officers Stripped Of Powers After Fatal Shooting Of Paull O'Neal

CHICAGO — Three Chicago Police officers were stripped of their police powers after top brass ruled they apparently broke department rules when they …

2 teens charged with shooting at police in Pennsylvania

YORK, Pa. — Two teenagers have been charged with trying to kill police officers in Pennsylvania during a series of shootings that threw parts of the town of Columbia into lockdown for several hours.<p>No one was hurt in the Friday morning incident, police say.<p>It’s unclear whether the two suspects were …

San Diego police shooting: Two suspects in custody following gang unit officer's death

Police in San Diego have arrested two suspects in a shooting that left one officer dead and his partner seriously wounded. The first suspected gunman …

2 San Diego police officers shot, 1 fatally, during stop

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two San Diego police officers were shot — one fatally — after a late-night stop turned into a gunfight, triggering a manhunt that led to the capture of one wounded suspect in a ravine and an hours-long SWAT standoff Friday that ended after officers detained a second man who may …

Officer's trial exposes fault lines over police shootings

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — It's a familiar story: an unarmed black male killed at the hands of a white law enforcement officer. But it didn't take place …

Law Enforcement

Korryn Gaines shooting: US police kill woman as child watched

<b>Police outside the US city of Baltimore shot and killed a woman holed up with a five-year-old boy.</b><p>Korryn Gaines, 23, was armed with a shotgun and due to be arrested for an outstanding traffic violation at the time.<p>Police said she refused to co-operate and opened fire when they tried to enter her …

Law Enforcement

Justice department investigating fatal police shooting of Loreal Tsingine

The US justice department will investigate the police shooting of a Native American woman in Arizona, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after footage released by the Winslow police department raised concerns about racial bias in the fatal shooting.<p>The department’s civil rights division will review …

Shooting deaths of law enforcement spike in 2016, report reveals

Shooting deaths of law enforcement officers spiked 78 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to last year, including an alarming increase in ambush-style assaults like the ones that killed eight officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, according to a report released Wednesday.<p>However, data from the …

1 in 13 People Who Die From Gunshots Were Killed By Police, With Blacks At Higher Risk

Every day, police officers kill three people and injure 150 people who need medical treatment at the hospital, found a new study. And while blacks and Hispanics are proportionally at higher risk to be the victims of these deaths and injuries than whites or Asians, there’s a twist: In each …

How the Recent Shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge Will Impact Law and Order Policing

0<p>SHARES<p><i>The recent police shootings represent perhaps the most significant political obstacle to the Black Lives Matter movement yet.</i><p><b>By Jared Keller</b><p>A …

Police accidentally shot man in North Miami, union says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The police shooting of an African-American caregiver, who was lying in the street trying to help an autism patient, was accidental, according to the local police union representing the North Miami officer.<p>The officer had intended to shoot the patient, whom he thought posed a danger, but …

How The World's Greatest Gymnast Became Inevitable

<b>At 9 a.m. on</b> <b>a Wednesday</b> in January, 18-year-old Simone Biles was dancing in the middle of World Champions Centre in Spring, Texas, but no music was playing. Clad in black spandex shorts and a hoodie — all Nike, her corporate sponsor — the three-time world gymnastics champion was going through the …