By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press HASLET, Texas (AP) 08/16 — Acrid gun smoke clouded the sunny entrance of a Texas church on a recent Sunday.
By BETHANY BRUNER, The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 07/13 — As Toby Keith and Willie Nelson’s “Beer for My Horses” blared from loudspeakers, 13 horses — six of them from the Columbus police mounted unit — lined up in a parking lot outside the former city police academy on the West Side.
By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 07/10 — Las Vegas police learned from the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history to secure high-rise buildings overseeing open-air crowds and train more officers with rifles to stop a shooter in an elevated position,
By MORGAN SMITH, Associated Press SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) 07/ 05 — Nancy Miramontes had 30 seconds to find the gunman.
The Utah school psychologist weaved through a maze of dusty halls before spotting him in the corner of a classroom,Read more »
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/24 — An autistic man walks out of a store without paying for a toy he picked up.
By CAROLYN THOMPSON and MICHAEL MELIA, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 05/10 — The actions of students who died tackling gunmen at two U.S. campuses a week apart have been hailed as heroic.
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,
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 12/29 — The sheriff of a Florida county where a gunman killed 17 students and staff at a high school has outlined steps his agency has taken in response to the Feb.Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — The mother of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper accidentally shot by a firearms instructor can go forward with her lawsuit against the instructor after the Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear the case.Read more »
By REGINA GARCIA CANO , Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 04/21 — A home invader wearing a ski mask is holding a woman hostage in her bedroom.
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,