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Philly Union President Decries Anti-Police Protests

December 18, 2014

The president of Philadelphia’s police union on Wednesday decried the protests sweeping cities across the country after grand juries in Missouri and New York state cleared white officers who killed unarmed black suspects. [...]

Detroit Man Charged with Unleashing Bulldog On Officer to Evade Arrest

December 18, 2014

A 36-year-old Detroit man is facing several charges after he allegedly unleashed his 100 pound bulldog on a police officer while trying to evade arrest, causing injury to the officer. [...]

Paramedic in Hot Water Over Anti-Police Image

December 18, 2014

An image posted on Instagram by Philadelphia Paramedic Marcell Salters shows two black men pointing guns at the head of a white officer. [...]

Philly Medic in Hot Water Over Anti-Police Image

December 18, 2014

An image posted on Instagram by Paramedic Marcell Salters shows two black men pointing guns at the head of a white police officer. [...]

Md. mayor: Scrutiny may be affecting cops’ ability to act

December 18, 2014

By Justin George The Baltimore Sun BALTIMORE — Nationwide protests after the deaths of two unarmed black men by police in Missouri and New York might cause officers to hesitate to use deadly force … [...]

Ariz. sheriff to halt squad targeting immigrant ID theft

December 18, 2014

By Jacques Billeaud Associated Press PHOENIX — An Arizona sheriff known for arresting immigrant workers on charges of using fake or stolen IDs to get jobs is planning to close the controversial squad … [...]

Mom driving van of kids pleads not guilty in NM pursuit

December 18, 2014

Associated Press ALBUQURQUE, N.M. — A Tennessee woman has pleaded not guilty in a chaotic 2013 traffic stop and chase during which a New Mexico State Police officer shot at her minivan full of children … [...]

Ohio high court upholds traffic camera enforcement

December 18, 2014

By Dan Sewell Associated Press CINCINNATI — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday again upheld use of traffic camera enforcement by the state’s municipalities, reversing a lower court after … [...]

Machete, pill bottles found near Pa. rampage suspect

December 18, 2014

By Maryclaire Dale and Geoff Mulvihill Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Former Marines who served with a man believed to have killed his ex-wife and five of her relatives said he fought constantly … [...]

Indiana Officer Selling ‘Breathe Easy’ T-Shirt

December 18, 2014

A new shirt released by a Mishawaka police officer states “Breathe Easy, don’t Break the Law.” [...]

Officer-Involved Shooting Caught on Video

December 18, 2014

Neighbor’s video shows what led up to shooting of 18-year-old man [...]

Mother Sues Police for Not Arresting Son

December 18, 2014

The family of a man who died in a drunk driving crash claims police are to blame. [...]

Video Shows Officer Use Taser on Man

December 18, 2014

A Texas officer is on administrative leave after tasering a 76-year-old man during a traffic stop. [...]

Watch Thieves Steal Barbie’s Corvette

December 18, 2014

Police in Polk County, Fla. bust shoplifting “heart attack” scam in a Walmart. [...]

Cop Told to Stop Selling ‘Breathe Easy’ Shirts

December 18, 2014

Mishawaka Officer Jason Barthel has been selling T-shirts with the message “Breathe easy, don’t break the law.” [...]

Officer Asked to Stop Selling ‘Breathe Easy’ Shirts

December 18, 2014

Mishawaka Officer Jason Barthel has been selling T-shirts with the message “Breathe easy, don’t break the law.” [...]

N.Y. Woman Sues Police for Not Arresting Son

December 18, 2014

The mother of a Commack man claims he died in a July 2013 car crash because Suffolk County police did not arrest him earlier that night for driving drunk after a crash. [...]

‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense Fails in Montana

December 18, 2014

A Missoula jury convicted Markus Kaarma of deliberate homicide. [...]

Reformers Target Traffic Courts in Ferguson

December 18, 2014

Courts began an experimental amnesty program designed to give offenders a second chance. [...]

Third Arrest Made in Ore. School Shooting

December 18, 2014

A third suspect in a gang-related shooting outside a school was arrested late Tuesday night [...]