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Fired Wis. officer describes deadly shooting

October 17, 2014

By M.L. Johnson Associated Press MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee police officer fired after fatally shooting a mentally ill man told superiors he became concerned about his safety as soon as he saw the odd … [...]

Groups appeal for release of police license plate scans

October 17, 2014

Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Advocacy groups have appealed a judge’s ruling that denied them access to police records of license plate scans in Los Angeles, saying they are crucial to understanding … [...]

Suspect in shooting of 2 Ill. deputies caught

October 17, 2014

By Don Babwin Associated Press CHICAGO — A man suspected of shooting two sheriff’s deputies in suburban Chicago was arrested Thursday after residents told investigators a man fitting the suspect’s … [...]

Pa. trooper hurt in barracks shooting leaves hospital

October 17, 2014

Associated Press SCRANTON, Pa. — A Pennsylvania state trooper wounded in an ambush at a rural police barracks has been released from a hospital after almost a month of treatment. The (Scranton) Times-Tribune … [...]

Fla. high court puts limits on police phone tracking

October 16, 2014

By Gary Fineout Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In a sweeping ruling, Florida’s highest court said Thursday that police in the state have no right to use a cellphone to track someone’s … [...]

FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

October 16, 2014

By Eric Tucker and Jack Gillum Associated Press WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating … [...]

NY department gets grant for Narcan kits and training

October 16, 2014

The Daily News Online BATAVIA, N.Y. — The New York Office of the Attorney General has awarded the Batavia Police Department with grant funds from the Community Overdose Prevention Program. This will … [...]

2 Ill. deputies shot, suspect sought

October 16, 2014

Associated Press HOLIDAY HILLS, Ill. — Authorities were searching for a man suspected of shooting two sheriff’s deputies in suburban Chicago early Thursday, warning that he should be considered … [...]

Witness adds new perspective to Ferguson shooting

October 16, 2014

By Christine Byers St. Louis Post-Dispatch CLAYTON, Mo. — A stream of eyewitnesses have been testifying in secret before a grand jury considering whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in … [...]

Handcuffed Fla. suspect dies after jumping off third-floor balcony

October 16, 2014

By Kevin P. Connolly Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO — An investigation is underway after a handcuffed, home-invasion robbery suspect broke away from Orlando police during his arrest and jumped off a third-floor … [...]

Tenn. woman sent to jail over overgrown yard

October 16, 2014

Associated Press LENOIR CITY, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman who fell behind on her yard work was cited by code enforcers and has served a stint in jail over her overgrown yard. Karen Holloway tells WVLT … [...]

Ex-gang member turned rabbi accused of impersonating police

October 16, 2014

Associated Press NEW YORK — Authorities say an ex-convict who appears to now be a rabbi is accused of impersonating a law enforcement officer. NBC New York says Avorham Gross, formerly known as Latin … [...]

FBI: Body exhumed is not most wanted fugitive

October 16, 2014

Associated Press BALTIMORE — An unidentified body exhumed in Alabama is not the man accused of using a sledgehammer to kill his family in Maryland in 1976, the FBI said Wednesday. The FBI had said … [...]

2 arrested in shooting of Ariz. officer

October 16, 2014

Associated Press PHOENIX — Authorities say two suspects have been arrested following a weeklong manhunt into a shooting that left an Arizona law officer wounded. Phoenix police spokesman Sgt. Trent … [...]

Chief: Wis. cop fired for ignoring training in scuffle, deadly OIS

October 16, 2014

By M.L. Johnson Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Police Chief Edward Flynn has fired an officer who he said instigated a fight with a mentally ill man that eventually led the officer to shoot … [...]

Man fires shots against police in 3 Wash. towns

October 16, 2014

Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Investigators are trying to determine what set a man on an hour-long shooting spree against police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington towns … [...]

Reveal introduces lightweight HD body camera

October 16, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff The London-based company Reveal has just announced the U.S. launch of their body-worn video camera for law enforcement, the RS2-X2. The RS2-X2 is a durable, compact camera featuring a … [...]

Police: Suspect chased through Chicago Marathon

October 15, 2014

Associated Press CHICAGO — Authorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners. WLS-TV reports police say Bryan Duffy of Chicago ran … [...]

ACLU lawyer given Justice Dept. civil rights post

October 15, 2014

By Eric Tucker Associated Press WASHINGTON — An American Civil Liberties Union attorney was named Wednesday to be the acting head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Vanita Gupta … [...]

Calif. cop uses iPad to find woman trapped in ravine

October 15, 2014

By Mark Gomez San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — A 28-year-old Campbell woman who spent the night at the bottom of a 500-foot ravine after veering off Mount Hamilton Road was rescued Tuesday … [...]