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Mo. governor names new public safety director

August 28, 2014

By Alan Scher Zagier and David A. Lieb Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Wednesday appointed a new state public safety director, giving his administration its only black Cabinet … [...]

Terrorism as theater: An analysis of the beheading of American journalist James Foley

August 28, 2014

By Robert D. Kaplan, Chief Geopolitical Analyst, Stratfor PoliceOne Special Contributor The beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq was much more than an altogether … [...]

SC cops to purchase new software with grant money

August 27, 2014

By Traci Bridges SC Morning News FLORENCE, S.C. — The Florence Police Department will soon acquire new equipment and software that will aid in the investigation of major crimes and serious motor vehicle … [...]

Border Patrol revamps practices to settle lawsuit

August 27, 2014

By Julie Watson Associated Press SAN DIEGO — U.S. immigration authorities must revamp their practices to ensure Mexicans accused of living in the country illegally are properly informed of their right … [...]

US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect wounded

August 27, 2014

Associated Press NEW YORK — A fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities … [...]

3 charged in shooting of Calif. officer in coma

August 27, 2014

By James Barragan Los Angeles Times SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Three men were charged Tuesday with attempted murder of a peace officer and possession of an assault rifle in connection with a shooting … [...]

‘Cops’ TV show staffer shot and killed during taping of robbery

August 27, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff OMAHA, Neb. — A suspect was killed and a crew member of the television show ‘Cops’ was shot and later died during a robbery incident that was being filmed for the show … [...]

‘COPS’ TV show staffer shot and killed during taping of robbery

August 27, 2014

By Margery A. Beck Associated Press OMAHA, Neb. — Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha killed a crew member with the TV show “Cops” … [...]

9-year-old girl accidentally kills gun instructor with Uzi

August 27, 2014

Associated Press DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said. Charles Vacca, 39 … [...]

Authorities: LA man who shot 7 is ‘serial killer’

August 27, 2014

By Tami Abdollah Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A man who authorities are now calling a serial killer opened fire on Los Angeles-area streets for five straight days until he was finally arrested … [...]

Family wants federal probe in Ohio Wal-Mart shooting

August 27, 2014

By Amanda Lee Myers Associated Press CINCINNATI — An attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police while holding an air rifle inside a Wal-Mart called on the U.S. Justice Department to open … [...]

Fla. dispatcher botches call about child locked in car

August 27, 2014

Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — A 911 dispatcher is in trouble over his response to a mother who called for help after her 10-month-old son accidentally locked himself in her car, police said. Shana … [...]

After Ferguson, police try to build trust

August 27, 2014

By Nomaan Merchant and Jim Salter Associated Press DALLAS — In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach out to black communities … [...]

Ferguson shooting protests move to St. Louis

August 27, 2014

By Alan Scher Zagier Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Protests over the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in suburban St. Louis migrated to the city Tuesday as demonstrators pressed for … [...]

Naked Ore. man attacks cars, cop in rampage at hemp fest

August 26, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Police were forced to sedate a naked man after a bizarre rampage at a three-day hemp festival in Oregon. According to KPTV, 27-year-old Timothy A. Seaux was … [...]

Cop describes helping student shot on Seattle campus

August 26, 2014

Associated Press SEATTLE — A police officer responding to the chaotic scene of a shooting at Seattle Pacific University tried to help a mortally wounded victim breathe who had been shot in the neck … [...]

Armed robber forces Amish horse-drawn buggy off road

August 26, 2014

Associated Press LANCASTER, Pa. — Police say someone forced an Amish horse and buggy off a central Pennsylvania road to pull an armed robbery. Lancaster Newspapers reports the buggy was carrying three … [...]

‘Purge’ hoax forces Calif. police to quash rumors

August 26, 2014

By Cris Ornelas ABC 23 OILDALE, Calif. — The Purge is a movie where for 12 hours there are no laws and no emergency services. Now, an internet rumor says the ‘purge’ is coming to Oildale Friday … [...]

Ky. inmate ODs on methadone-soaked underwear

August 26, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — A murder investigation is underway at the Jessamine County Detention Center after an inmate reportedly died following an incident involving methadone-soaked … [...]

Report: LAPD misconduct program flags wrong officers

August 26, 2014

By Joel Rubin Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A highly touted computer system designed by the Los Angeles Police Department to identify inappropriate behavior routinely flags officers who appear to … [...]