TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 12/12 — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/30 — Another Florida deputy who responded to February’s Parkland high school massacre has been suspended.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday that Deputy Edward Eason had been placed on restricted duty,
By TERRY SPENCER, Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 11/20 — The Florida sheriff’s captain who oversaw the initial response to February’s Parkland high school massacre resigned Tuesday and the first sergeant to arrive at the scene has been suspended over what other law enforcement officials saw as their inaction during the initial minutes after the first shots were fired.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 06/08 — The Latest on developments related to the school shooting that killed 17 people in Parkland, Florida (all times local): 6:40 a.m.Read more »
COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (AP) 04/24 — The Latest on the commission investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 1:45 p.m.
A father whose daughter died in the Florida high school massacre said an investigative commission will discover the deaths could have been avoided it weren’t for egregious errors made by law enforcement and school officials.
By CAROL ROBINSON, AL.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) 04/01 — It was borne from frustration, with a police encounter that Johnathan Crum thought was unfair. It started with a question:
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By LINDSAY WHITEHURST, Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) 11/09 — A Salt Lake City officer followed department policy in the shooting of a black man after he ran from police,
MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 08/16 — Los Angeles police officers acted within department policy when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man last year,
BRIAN WITTE and MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) 08/15 — A Virginia police chief said he “absolutely” regrets violence that erupted over the weekend when dozens of white nationalists,
TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) 06/28 — A review board Tuesday found “substantial evidence of error” in a North Carolina police department’s decision that the fatal shooting of a black man by an officer last year was justified and scheduled another hearing on the matter in August.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) 06/13 — An appeals court is considering dismissing a manslaughter charge against a Florida deputy who fatally shot a black man carrying an air rifle.
JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) 05/18 — The wife of “Dog the Bounty Hunter” reality TV star Duane “Dog” Chapman won’t have a role in helping select the next chief of the Honolulu Police Department.
JULIET LINDERMAN and SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 04/04 — Baltimore’s mayor and police chief worked closely with Justice Department investigators to scrutinize the city’s police force and embraced a plan they crafted to overhaul the troubled department.
TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/25 — The latest in a string of brutality case against Rikers Island guards has added fuel to a growing debate on whether New York City’s notoriously violent jail complex has become so dysfunctional it should be shut down.
COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 03/24 — A police watchdog agency investigator who leaked the disciplinary record of a white police officer involved in the chokehold death of unarmed black man Eric Garner resigned on Thursday.
ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 03/12 — Thumbing through a law journal, Desmond Ricks recognized the name of a gun expert whose testimony had helped convict him of murder in 1992.
PITTSBURGH (AP) 01/25 — The director of the Pittsburgh Police Citizens Review Board says video of the arrest of Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter supports an officer’s version of the events,
CHICAGO (AP) 01/16 — A police officer confronted by a fleeing gunman fatally shot the man early Sunday, Chicago police said.
Officers were on routine patrol in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the city’s West side when they heard gunshots and began chasing a 34-year-old man,
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,
MICHAEL TARM and DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 01/13 — Chicago police have violated the constitutional rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias against blacks,