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Bill would make videotaping police a crime if too close

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona lawmaker wants to bar the public from videotaping law enforcement officers from close-range, saying groups that rush in to film police interactions are routinely endangering officers by distracting them while they're engaged with suspects.<p>Republican state Sen. John …

Doug Ducey

US launches federal probe of Baltimore police misconduct

"Our goal is to work with the community, public officials, and law enforcement alike to create a stronger, better Baltimore," new US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.<p>The department will investigate whether the Baltimore Police Department engaged in systemic patterns of misconduct, including …

Justice

SFPD officers arrested for racist text messages, department under investigation

The issue of racial bias among American police forces has defied geographical boundaries. Highly publicized incidents have been documented nationwide …

Justice

DA Gascon Adds Three Retired Judges to Task Force Investigating Police Misconduct

Three retired judges will be working with San Francisco prosecutors to review roughly 3,000 criminal cases that have potentially been tainted by 14 …

2 Louisiana city marshals face murder charges in child's death

Two city marshals in the central Louisiana town of Marksville will be charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of a six-year-old …

Crime

AP: Hundreds of officers lose licenses over sex misconduct

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Flashing lights pierced the black of night, and the big white letters made clear it was the police. The woman pulled over was a daycare worker in her 50s headed home after playing dominoes with friends. She felt she had nothing to hide, so when the Oklahoma City officer accused …

Crime
Corruption

Family of off-duty CNN guard seeks answers after shooting

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Authorities are investigating a shooting in an Atlanta suburb that left a security guard dead and his family pushing for answers.<p>Officials have said a deputy in Douglas County, Georgia, opened fire after a gun was pointed at him.<p>But a lawyer representing Bobby Daniels' family says …

Turner Broadcasting

The firing squad: Shocking moment at least TEN San Francisco cops use a volley of shots to kill lone black man armed with a knife

• <b>Police shot dead the man who was holding a knife in a residential street</b>• <b><br>Officers say he matched the description of suspect wanted for a</b> …