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St. Louis police request state patrol help to cope with rising number of homicides

[caption id="attachment_21422" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]ST. LOUIS -- Police here have asked the Missouri Highway Patrol for help in patrolling downtown in the wake of recent high-profile homicides in the area. Highway pat ...

Denver Police Shoot, Kill Girl Driving Stolen Car

DENVER (AP) — Some residents are calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the Denver officers who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl who police say hit an officer with a stolen car. They plan to rally outside the office of District Attorney Mi ...

Police Depts. Considering Tactical Retreat Training

[caption id="attachment_33419" align="alignright" width="300"] Hug-a-Thug was tried in the Ferguson riots.[/caption]Like many officers involved in deadly force encounters, Darren Wilson said his training took over when he shot Michael Brown in Fergus ...

St. Louis officers fatally shoot armed passenger in stolen car

ST. LOUIS -- A 19-year-old passenger in a stolen car was fatally shot when he got out holding a gun and confronted two officers late Wednesday, St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said. Dotson said the red Chevrolet Monte Carlo the man was in had been ...

Universities are arming up as parents seek assurances

Experts said campus administrators are increasingly pressed for assurances that officers are well-equipped and well-trained following high-profile crimes like the 2007 Virginia Tech shootings and the Penn State child sex abuse case. "Compared to 10 y ...

Shots Fired: Buy a Shotgun!

[caption id="attachment_29010" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]NEW CASTLE , (UPI) -- Several gun shots were fired from a car passing near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday night, but Biden and his wife we ...

Darwin Award Candidate Arrested for Pointing IPhone at NY Cops

NEW YORK, (UPI) -- The New York Police Department said a man was arrested for pointing his iPhone at on-duty police to show friends "how easy it would be" to shoot an officer. Investigators said Unique Johnson, 32, was driving a Chevy TrailBlazer wit ...

Bloody St. Louis sees 7 killings; 3 arrests

[caption id="attachment_37719" align="alignright" width="300"] Suspect, Drury Inn murder.[/caption]ST. LOUIS -- The night manager at a Drury Inn and Suites slain in a robbery attempt early Thursday and a woman shot in broad daylight south of downtown ...

Flagstaff Officer's Body Cam Shows How Fast a Situation Can Go Bad

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (UPI) -- The body camera worn by a Flagstaff, Ariz., police officer recorded the last moments of his life as he investigated a report of minor domestic violence. Officer Tyler Jacob Stewart, 24, had been with the Flagstaff department ...

Obama's police task force meets, hears wide variety of views

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's task force to recommend changes in policing in the wake of the Ferguson shooting had its first public "listening session" here Tuesday. Judging by the range of emotions, facts and testimony, it has its work cut ...


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