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By Sarah BentancourtAssociated Press BOSTON — A man accused of killing a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon as well as an innocent bystander pleaded not guilty Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Emanuel Lopes was arraigned
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I worked as a pharmacy clerk in high school. While the pharmacist was showing me how to operate the register and deal with transactions, a customer came up to ask for a package of condoms.
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By PoliceOne Staff BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama college student who walked 20 miles to work after his car broke down was gifted a new vehicle, and it all started after he was helped by
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Associated Press HOUSTON — Sheriff's deputies in Houston acting on a tip from a caller Tuesday arrested a suspected serial killer linked to the deaths of three people. This undated photo provided by the Harris
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By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — The Washington D.C. police chief is calling for a change to the district’s rioting law after there were no jury convictions in the inauguration day riots. On Jan. 20, 2017,
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By Jacqueline TemperaMassLive.com, Springfield, Mass. WEYMOUTH, Mass. — At a candlelight vigil for fallen cop Michael Chesna, Weymouth's chief of police slammed the country's "negative attitude" surrounding police use of force. "Hesitation gets officers harmed,"
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But chases across the state have risen during the past four years, jumping from 6,731 in 2014 to 8,955 last year, a surge of about 33%, according to a Times analysis of data maintained by
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By Rafael OlmedaSun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A jury on Monday spared the lives of three men convicted earlier this year of murdering Broward Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Tephford. The same jury that found Eloyn
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Associated Press QUINCY, Mass. — The man suspected of killing a Massachusetts police officer, as well as an innocent bystander, is heading to court. Prosecutors say 20-year-old Emanuel Lopes is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday
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By Sarah BetancourtAssociated Press BOSTON — The man charged with fatally shooting a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon and an innocent bystander will not be arraigned on murder charges right away. A
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Associated Press NEW YORK — The New York Police Department says it's moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against a police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed man. A letter dated Monday from
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By PoliceOne Staff ST LOUIS — A St. Louis police officer released surveillance video showing an encounter that could have turned deadly in order to highlight the dangers LEOs face on a daily basis. On
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By Lieutenant Aaron Spicer, P1 Contributor “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou A
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Departing from decades of precedent, a divided Court ruled that police need a warrant to access cellphone tracking data held by a third-party service provider. What the decision holds for the future remains unclear. A
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Of all the tasks that make up a police officer’s skill set, report writing may be the dreariest. The maturation of speech recognition technology may help alleviate some of the drudgery that goes with creating
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By Sarah BetancourtAssociated Press BOSTON — A man accused of fatally shooting a Massachusetts police officer with the officer's own weapon and an innocent bystander is scheduled to be arraigned Monday on murder charges. Emanuel
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Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire
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By PoliceOne Staff CALDWELL COUNTY, N.C. — A manhunt is underway for a suspect who authorities said shot a North Carolina deputy during a traffic stop. According to WSOC-TV, a Caldwell County deputy was seriously
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In the beginning, there was no SWAT. It evolved in the 1970s to confront an ever-changing dynamic where standard patrol units were occasionally out-tasked by more complex law enforcement problems. The threat has continued to
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By Sarah BetancourtAssociated Press BOSTON — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase.
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Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police shot and killed a man Sunday suspected of shooting and wounding three Kansas City police officers, authorities said. The suspect died Sunday afternoon after barricading himself in a
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By Raisa HabershamThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution ROSWELL, Ga. — Heads, you go to jail. Tails, you get a ticket and are sent on your way. Those were the coin-toss options two Roswell police officers used when
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Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Officials say a New Mexico State Police trooper has been wounded and a suspect fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire during a traffic stop. Deputy Chief Robert Eshom said
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Associated Press UPDATE (12:40 p.m. CST): Authorities have confirmed that Weymouth Officer Michael Chesna, who was shot while pursuing a suspect on foot, has died of his injuries, NECN reported. Officers work at the scene
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By Don BabwinAssociated Press CHICAGO — Footage from body cameras and surveillance cameras shows that a man who was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer was armed with what appears to be a
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By John TunisonThe Grand Rapids Press, Mich. MISSAUKEE COUNTY, Mich. — A trooper was injured by gunfire and a fleeing man is dead after the the two traded gunfire during a traffic stop. State police
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By Karen NelsonThe Sun Herald MOSS POINT, Miss. — Three Moss Point police officers responded to a call for a busted water pipe at the home of an elderly couple early Thursday morning. It’s not
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By Tonya AlanezSun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Broward sheriff’s deputies failed in their response to a mass shooting at the Fort Lauderdale airport because they were eating cake in a balloon-festooned conference room and
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By PoliceOne Staff DALLAS — Family members and colleagues of a fallen Dallas county deputy are upset after the LEO didn’t receive certain honors during his funeral. Dallas County Sheriff’s Deputy Omar Calderon died by
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The definition of the word vigilante is as American as you can get: A member of a volunteer committee organized to suppress and punish crime summarily (as when the processes of law are viewed as
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By PoliceOne Staff VANCOUVER, Wash. — A burglar ran into some trouble when he broke into an escape room but couldn’t find his way out. On Sunday, a burglar broke into the NW Escape Experience,
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By PoliceOne Staff ROCKFORD, Ill. — An Illinois officer has resigned after facing criticism for not helping a woman who was being harassed for wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt. The Hill reported that Forest
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By PoliceOne Staff WASHINGTON — A bill introduced in the House carries a potential 15-year prison sentence for those engaged with the “antifa” movement. Under the bill, anyone “wearing a mask” or in disguise who
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By Robert SalongaThe Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. — The police chief and officers union are rebuking their civilian watchdog for failing to warn the department about a jailed suspect’s threats to shoot the next
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Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed The DOJ recently released an updated study from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) showing that 83 percent of prisoners released by states under
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Law enforcement officers are surrounded by video cameras. Body-worn cameras, dash cameras and surveillance cameras have changed the way police operate on a daily basis. These cameras provide more evidence for our investigations, document our
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By Michael RubinkamAssociated Press BERKS COUNTY, Pa. — State police went grossly overboard in their pursuit of a marijuana suspect whose body was found under a bulldozer that authorities used to search for him in
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By Georgette Braun and Jeff KolkeyRockford Register Star, Ill. ROCKFORD, Ill. — The two bullets Rockford police officer Jaimie Cox fired into Eddie L. Patterson last year during a traffic stop that led to both
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By Adam FerriseAdvance Ohio Media, Cleveland CLEVELAND, Ohio — Vu Nguyen's family, friends and fellow police officers remembered the veteran officer as a role model for how to be a family man, dedicated police officer
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This week's photo comes from Officer David Kornowski of the Lakeside Police Department in Colorado. Officer Kornowski snapped this photo of a beautiful sunrise greeting him at the end of his graveyard shift. Calling all
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By Julie R. JohnsonCorning Observer, Corning, Calif. TEHAMA COUNTY, Calif. — The Tehama County sheriff’s deputy shot during an exchange of gunfire with a 29-year-old Stockton man around 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 7, in the
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By PoliceOne Staff TULSA, Okla. — Police have released footage of a shootout that left one officer wounded. The suspect, 34-year-old John Terry Chatman Jr., was charged Wednesday for his role in the gunfire exchange
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By Rafael OlmedaSun Sentinel FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Broward deputies at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School violated the constitutional rights of the survivors of February’s school massacre by failing to stop Nikolas Cruz when he
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By Michael O'KeeffeNewsday SUFFOLK, N.Y. — Suffolk police officials hailed a cop as a hero Wednesday for jumping into a 30-ton crane truck the night before on the Long Island Expressway and stopping the driver
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By Terry SpencerAssociated Press SUNRISE, Fla. — The sheriff overseeing an investigation into the Florida school massacre defended a law enforcement official Thursday who oversaw the initial response and was criticized for not ordering deputies
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Associated Press LEBANON, Ind. — Two more men have been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a central Indiana sheriff's deputy. Court documents say 29-year-old John Baldwin Jr. and 22-year-old John Ball were
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By Ryan SeveranceThe Pueblo Chieftain PUEBLO, Colo. — The Pueblo Police Department will receive a grant from the Colorado Department of Transportation of about $15,000, which will allow the department to increase its efforts in
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By PoliceOne Staff CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina officer went above and beyond for two children after their mother suffered a medical emergency. WJZY reported that a Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer, identified as Officer Harkey, responded
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In the case of Horton v. Pobjecky – decided by the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on 2/28/18 – a unanimous three-judge federal appellate court exonerated a brave deputy who took
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By PoliceOne Staff DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. — A retired police officer stopped a gunman who police said fired at random people during a multi-county crime spree. On July 2, police pursued 29-year-old Austin Benson after
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