By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) 02/08 — Connecticut officials are being urged to consider removing the boot camp mentality from police training and instead use teaching methods aimed at improving the public’s trust in law enforcement.
By CURT ANDERSON, AP Legal Affairs Writer ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)12/27 — The shooter rapidly fires through the front doors of an elementary school with an assault rifle and blasts his way down the hallway.
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER, Associated Press QUANTICO, Va. (AP) 12/15 — Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau’s leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a bulwark against rising violence and crime.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) 10/13 — A man arrested in Florida after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth has received a $37,500 settlement.Daniel Rushing told the Orlando Sentinel that he received a check last week from the city of Orlando.Read more »
By LINDSAY WHITEHURST and SALLY HO , Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 09/02 — A Utah nurse said she was scared to death when a police officer handcuffed and dragged her screaming from a hospital after she refused to allow blood to be drawn from an unconscious patient.Read more »
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BEL AIR, Md. (AP) 05/27 — As Cpl. Kevin Phillips pulled up to investigate a suspected opioid overdose, paramedics were already at the Maryland home giving a man a life-saving dose of the overdose reversal drug Narcan.
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 05/05 — The shooting of two plainclothes officers with a high-powered rifle this week was a chilling reminder of something Chicago police have long said: They are outgunned by the city’s gangs.
DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 04/13 — The video of a passenger being dragged by an officer from a United Express flight put an unwanted spotlight on the little-known police force that guards Chicago’s two main airports and could threaten the agency’s future.
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/08 — A federal judge has approved an agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force,
GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) 03/05 — Deadly encounters between police officers and motorists have lawmakers across the country thinking driver’s education should require students to be taught what to do in a traffic stop.
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 02/11 — New York City police plan to put body cameras on all 23,000 of its patrol officers by 2019,
LISA RATHKE, Associated Press BARRE, Vt. (AP) 01/19 — A prosecutor who disarmed a suspect in a fatal shooting of a social worker said on Wednesday he is no longer carrying a gun to work following a newspaper report that some courthouse workers were concerned.
ERIC TUCKER, MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/14 — Chicago officials are pledging to revamp the city Police Department following a scathing federal report,
JULIET LINDERMAN and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 01/13 — The scathing findings of a federal investigation into Baltimore police practices after the death of a shackled man in a transport van and the court-enforceable agreement to improve policing in the city speak to much broader failures rooted in the culture of the long-troubled agency.
By Mick Dumke and Frank Main, Chicago Sun-Times, CHICAGO 12/03 – Faced with a surge in killings and a breakdown of trust in law enforcement,
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) 11/30 — It’s become a hallmark of terror attacks and school shootings: the fateful minutes or hours when the wounded are hunkered down,
AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 10/04 — Police officers who shot and killed men in two separate weekend shootings were justified in their use of deadly force because they feared for their lives,
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) 10/02 — State police say an 84-year-old woman is dead after a sheriff deputy’s patrol cruiser collided with her vehicle during a pursuit of a stolen car.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) 10/02 — A Massachusetts State Police trooper has suffered serious injuries after being struck by a motorcycle while working a traffic detail after a New England Patriots game.
VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 10/01 — An explosion that destroyed a New York City home and killed a firefighter has drawn attention to marijuana-making methods that are legal in many states — but can also be lethal.