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Calif. cops receive $30K in battle against alcohol-related crime

August 15, 2014

By Matt Fountain The Tribune SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — The San Luis Obispo Police Department has been awarded nearly $30,000 in a state grant to address alcohol-related crime. The city received $29,008 … [...]

SC deputy won’t face charges in shooting of man reaching for cane

August 15, 2014

By Rachel Southmayd and Andrew Dys The Herald CLOVER, S.C. — Prosecutors will not file criminal charges against the York County sheriff’s deputy who shot an unarmed 70-year-old man in the chest … [...]

Police: Mo. teen shot by cop suspect in recent robbery

August 15, 2014

By David A. Lieb and Alan Scher Zagier Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — A suburban St. Louis police chief on Friday identified the officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager ignited … [...]

NYC program uses ex-gang members to combat violence

August 15, 2014

By Matthew Chayes Newsday NEW YORK — A nearly $12.7 million program funded by New York City will parachute reformed gang members onto the streets to quell beefs and into hospitals to implore shooting … [...]

Execution drug cost quadruples for Texas prisons

August 15, 2014

By Michael Graczyk Associated Press HOUSTON — Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in … [...]

Calif. cop shoots, kills drill-wielding woman who threatened family

August 15, 2014

By Robert Salonga Katie Nelson Contra Costa Times SAN JOSE, Calif. — The young woman called 911 and said she was going to kill her family with an Uzi if the cops didn’t show up. When they arrived … [...]

Police commission leader: LAPD, Mo. shootings not comparable

August 15, 2014

By Kate Mather, Joel Rubin and Ruben Vives Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission added to calls Thursday for the LAPD to move quickly as it works to piece … [...]

Police commission leader: LAPD, Mo. shootings not comparable

August 15, 2014

By Kate Mather, Joel Rubin and Ruben Vives Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission added to calls Thursday for the LAPD to move quickly as it works to piece … [...]

Va. deputy mistakenly shoots daughter, crashes car

August 15, 2014

Associated Press WINCHESTER, Va. — Authorities say a Virginia deputy sheriff shot his 16-year-old daughter after mistaking her for an intruder, then crashed his car as he rushed her to the hospital … [...]

Va. deputy mistakenly shoots daughter, crashes car

August 15, 2014

Associated Press WINCHESTER, Va. — Authorities say a Virginia deputy sheriff shot his 16-year-old daughter after mistaking her for an intruder, then crashed his car as he rushed her to the hospital … [...]

Minn. judge: Law allowing off-duty carry at games supercedes NFL ban

August 15, 2014

By Rochelle Olson Star Tribune HENNEPIN COUNTY, Minn. — Minnesota law requires the National Football League to allow off-duty police officers to carry handguns into games despite the league’s … [...]

Mont. deputy killed during pursuit

August 15, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff GREAT FALLS, Mont. — A sheriff’s deputy died during the pursuit of a suspect Thursday. The Great Falls Tribune reports multiple agencies responded to a high-speed pursuit … [...]

Dramatic shift in Mo. after troopers take over

August 15, 2014

BY David A. Lieb and Alan Scher Zagier Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — The police chief in the St. Louis suburb where an officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager identified the officer on Friday … [...]

Details emerge in Mo. shooting, protests calm

August 15, 2014

BY David A. Lieb and Alan Scher Zagier Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. — The unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police ignited days of heated protests in suburban St. Louis was suspected of stealing … [...]

6 Democrats: Feds should look into NYPD in-custody death

August 14, 2014

By Jonathan Lemire Associated Press NEW YORK — Several members of New York’s congressional delegation are urging the Department of Justice to investigate the death of a man put in a police chokehold … [...]

Congressman wants to curb military surplus police program

August 14, 2014

By Matthew Daly Associated Press WASHINGTON — A Democratic congressman plans to introduce a bill to restrict a Defense Department program that provides machine guns and other surplus military equipment … [...]

Nokia Networks and Harris Corporation launch a rapidly deployable LTE coverage solution

August 14, 2014

By PoliceOne Staff Nokia Networks and its public safety partner Harris Corp. launched a rapidly deployable LTE solution APCO International’s 2014 Conference & Expo in New Orleans, La. The solution … [...]

ND police get federal equipment grant

August 14, 2014

By Andrew Sheeler The Bismarck Tribune BISMARCK, N.D. — The Bismarck Police Department and Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department received $34,248 in grant funding which will be used to purchase … [...]

Calif. women call police over cat’s furry fury

August 14, 2014

Associated Press CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Two San Diego County women had to get help from police after being trapped in a bedroom by a family cat that a neighbor calls “a ball of fury.” Chula … [...]

Conflicting accounts in fatal LAPD shooting as investigation continues

August 14, 2014

By Ruben Vives, Richard Winton and Kate Mather Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Residents and community activists are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man by Los Angeles … [...]