ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) 08/02 — A rookie Texas police officer accidentally shot and killed a woman behind a shopping plaza when he fired repeatedly at a dog believed to be hers that was running at him,
By TOM HAYS, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 07/23 — Cellphone videos of people brazenly dousing uniformed New York Police Department patrolmen with water have sparked outrage and led police officials to urge the force not to tolerate the behavior.
NEW YORK (AP) 06/29 — A former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund died Saturday at age 53.Read more »
LOS ANGELES (AP) 06/20 — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday released video of the fatal shooting of an unarmed 24-year-old man that shows a reversing car’s door striking a deputy before he and another deputy open fire on the vehicle.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 06/21 — Newly minted Sacramento police officers held a moment of silence for a rookie gunned down while helping a woman leave an abusive home but they said Tara O’Sullivan’s death wouldn’t make them timid about doing their jobs.
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 05/24 — A federal program that has helped thousands of police departments across the country buy 1.35 million bulletproof vests has been made permanent and named after the Vermont senator who helped conceive of the idea.
DETROIT (AP) 05/13 — The city of Detroit has agreed to pay about $60,000 to settle a lawsuit with the owners of three dogs that were killed during a police raid.Read more »
TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) 04/26 — Authorities say two police cadets in Texas were shot in the leg after a gun accidentally discharged in the middle of their law enforcement class.Read more »
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 04/04 — The New York Police Department has all the latest crime-fighting tools: body cameras, algorithms,
By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 03/23 — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh,
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 03/03 — Two Sacramento police officers won’t face criminal charges for the fatal shooting of a black man following a chase that ended in his grandparents’
NEW ORLEANS (AP) 02/28 — Three of five people wounded recently when a criminal suspect opened fire on police in downtown New Orleans may have been hit by officers shooting back,Read more »
By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 01/18 — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a white police officer on a charge of first-degree murder for killing an armed black man who ran when he saw police,
By CESAR GARCIA, Associated Press BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) 01/17 — At least nine people were killed and more than 20 injured in a car bombing at a Colombian police academy in Bogota on Thursday,
By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/29 — A man suspected of gunning down a California policeman was in the U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 12/28 — More police officers have died in the line of duty this year in the United States than in 2017,
WASHINGTON (AP) 12/27 — More police officers have died in the line of duty this year in the United States than in 2017.That’s according to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.Read more »
PARIS (AP) 12/24 — France’s prime minister met Monday with police officers targeted by violent yellow vest protesters, in a show of support amid growing concerns about growing brutality from both sides.Read more »
By ANGELA CHARLTON, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 12/23 — French authorities on Sunday defended aggressive police actions to contain violence at yellow vest protests after a policeman was seen briefly brandishing a gun at a surging crowd in Paris.
By The Associated Press, HOOVER, Ala. (AP) 11/26 — Police in Alabama promised transparency Monday after a weekend of protests in response to an officer fatally shooting a black man who pulled out his legally permitted weapon following gunfire at a shopping mall.