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Cops: Young mom fatally stabbed while working out at apartment gym

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Fort Dodge man allegedly assaults officers, assisting citizen during arrest

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Man charged in weekend attack on Bismarck police officer

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Man charged in weekend attack on Bismarck police officer


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Social media approves of Maine police officer-turned-cook

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Baltimore police officer fatally shoots suspect in attempted armed robbery

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Baltimore police officer fatally shoots suspect in attempted armed robbery


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First Run for the Badge honors fallen Urbandale officer

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Texas fast food worker fired for refusing to serve officers

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Hobbs Police celebrate seven years of coffee with a cop event
HOBBS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Hobbs Police Department is celebrating seven years of coffee with the cops. The department is also celebrating breast cancer awareness with new pink patches and shirts for sale to benefit Light of Lea County. The group helps cover non-medical living expenses for Lea County residents battling cancer. Tuesday mornings event is from 7 a.m. to 9 a   Read More ...
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Minnetonka Police Officer Known For Outgoing Personality, Connecting With Community
Our Minnesotan to Meet this week is a Minnetonka Police Officer, Ali Lucia reports ( 4:04). WCCO This Morning – Oct. 17, 2017.   Read More ...
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This kid in a donut cape is delivering donuts to police across 10 states
Houston cops are going to get a sweet treat later this month, courtesy of the donut kid. A little over a year ago, Tyler Carach spotted four police officers in a corner store in his home on the Florida Panhandle. He asked his mom, Sheena Carach, if he could use his allowance to buy the officers a snack. "They were tickled to death, they were just so excited" Carach recalled Friday   Read More ...
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Minnesota Police Officer Dances With 92-Year-Old In Viral Hit
A 92-year-old Minnesota woman received a heartwarming surprise from a local police officer. Austin resident Millie Seiver was seen dancing alone in the parking lot of her home. Sgt. Kim Lenz decided to take some time out of her day to keep Seiver company. The officer pulled her patrol car over and turned up the radio before joining the senior for a dance. The Austin police department posted Sgt. Lenz's dashcam video to Facebook and it quickly became a viral hit. The officer's kind act has been widely praised. Her sister-in-law Jana Michelle summed it up best, “it’s nice to see a positive post about the police doing a kind act like this that probably made this elderly woman’s day   Read More ...
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Taliban claim deadly trio of attacks on Afghan police
KABUL, Afghanistan -- Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the country's south, west and east have killed at least 10 policemen. In southern Ghazni province, the insurgents stormed a security compound, using a suicide car, and killed at least seven policemen. Provincial chief police, Mohammad Zaman, says the attack in Andar district early on Tuesday morning triggered several hours of heavy fighting until the attackers were repelled   Read More ...
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Afghan Taliban Blast Way Into Police Post, Killing Chief and Officers
KABUL, Afghanistan — A provincial police chief and more than a dozen officers were killed in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday when Taliban gunmen in explosive vests entered their headquarters by blowing through its walls with a bomb-laden vehicle, officials said. More than 100 people were injured in the attack on the station in Gardez, the capital of Paktia Province, according to local news reports   Read More ...
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Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 policemen
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the country's south, west and east have killed at least 10 policemen. In southern Ghazni province, the insurgents stormed a security compound, using a suicide car, and killed at least seven policemen. Provincial chief police, Mohammad Zaman, says the attack in Andar district early on Tuesday morning triggered several hours of heavy fighting until the attackers were repelled   Read More ...
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Police officer suspended after domestic assault charge
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say a Rhode Island police officer has been suspended after he was arrested and charged with domestic assault. Middletown police say Lt. Richard Gamache's suspension stems from a motor vehicle stop while he was off-duty. The Providence Journal reports Gamache and his girlfriend were stopped around 12:30 a.m. Saturday in Providence after troopers witnessed the car moving erratically at speeds of 90 miles an hour   Read More ...
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Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 10 policemen
KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan officials say Taliban attacks in the country's south, west and east have killed at least 10 policemen. In southern Ghazni province, the insurgents stormed a security compound, using a suicide car, and killed at least seven policemen. Provincial chief police, Mohammad Zaman, says the attack in Andar district early on Tuesday morning triggered several hours of heavy fighting until the attackers were repelled   Read More ...
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Baltimore police patrol schedule puts the public — and officers — at risk
The Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police’s argument in favor of keeping the disastrous four days on, three days off shift schedule, goes something like this: Officers need the four/three schedule so they can recuperate from all the mandatory overtime they’re working because of the four/three schedule. Absurd? Yes, but that’s the status after the union voted overwhelmingly last week to reject a contract with raises for the officers — and without the top Pugh administration priority of allowing civilians on police trial boards — largely because of a proposed change to that schedule   Read More ...
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Cops: Young mom fatally stabbed while working out at apartment gym
INDIANAPOLIS -- Police and the Marion County coroner say a young mother was fatally stabbed while she worked out at the gym in her downtown Indianapolis apartment complex Friday morning. Carina Rodriguez's death has been ruled a homicide. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police announced Saturday that 25-year-old Cody Weir of Avon was arrested Friday night and faces a preliminary charge of murder. Police say Rodriguez was found dead Friday morning in the gym at the 9 on Canal apartment complex   Read More ...
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Cops: Young mom fatally stabbed while working out at apartment gym
INDIANAPOLIS -- Police and the Marion County coroner say a young mother was fatally stabbed while she worked out at the gym in her downtown Indianapolis apartment complex Friday morning. Carina Rodriguez's death has been ruled a homicide. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police announced Saturday that 25-year-old Cody Weir of Avon was arrested Friday night and faces a preliminary charge of murder. Police say Rodriguez was found dead Friday morning in the gym at the 9 on Canal apartment complex   Read More ...
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Florida Man gets paid after arrest when cops mistook doughnut glaze for meth
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man arrested when police mistook glaze from a Krispy Kreme doughnut for methamphetamine received a $37,500 settlement. Daniel Rushing sued the city of Orlando, FL, because of the drug charges that came from the arrest. Officers spotted a few flakes of doughnut glaze in the floorboards and thought it was crystal meth. He told the officers they were probably glaze off the Krispy Kreme doughnut he ate earlier, but they took him in after a faulty field test   Read More ...
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Fort Dodge man allegedly assaults officers, assisting citizen during arrest
Fort Dodge man allegedly assaults officers, assisting citizen during arrest FORT DODGE, Iowa — A Fort Dodge man faces a long list of charges after he reportedly assaulted several officers and a community member. The Fort Dodge Police Department said officers on routine patrol Monday around 10:25 a.m. recognized an individual walking who was known to have outstanding arrest warrants. Police said an officer approached a male, identified as 40-year-old Donald Rundall III, walking near the intersection of 3rd Ave North and North 9th Street   Read More ...
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St. Albans councilman expresses need for more police officers
The need for more police officers in St. Albans was brought to council’s attention during Monday’s meeting. Ward 3 Councilman Christopher Withrow expressed concern for the city’s safety and proposed that when budget time rolls around again, to put serious attention on hiring additional officers. Withrow shared that his ward in particular has had an overabundance of tire-slashing crimes recently along with people wandering the streets   Read More ...
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Florida Man gets paid after arrest when cops mistook doughnut gl - | WBTV Charlotte
ORLANDO, FL (RNN) – A man arrested when police mistook glaze from a Krispy Kreme doughnut for methamphetamine received a $37,500 settlement. Daniel Rushing sued the city of Orlando, FL, because of the drug charges that came from the arrest. Officers spotted a few flakes of doughnut glaze in the floorboards and thought it was crystal meth. He told the officers they were probably glaze off the Krispy Kreme doughnut he ate earlier, but they took him in after a faulty field test   Read More ...
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AG Sessions: ‘Shocking’ rise in law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in 2016
The FBI issued a new report today on the number of law enforcement officers killed and assaulted in 2016. The Department of Justice issued a press release which quotes Attorney General Jeff Sessions stating, “last year, we saw a staggering 61 percent increase in the number of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty because of a felony, and on average, more than 150 officers were assaulted in the line of duty every single day   Read More ...
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Meijer shopper sues for $25M after beating by Detroit officer, who is put on desk duty
Warning: Video contains explicit language. Watch Detroit police officer arrest man, 23, at Meijer on 8 Mile Road. Video courtesy of Kellen Bell. A 23-year-old Detroit man sued Grand Rapids-based Meijer stores Monday after his beating by an off-duty Detroit police officer moonlighting as a store guard went viral on the Internet last week. Detroit Police, meanwhile, announced that despite defending the officer last week, they now found the beating to be improper and have put the officer on desk duty   Read More ...
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Rendo calls Murphy campaign most 'anti-cop' state has seen
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor of New Jersey says in the first and only debate that his rival's campaign is the most "anti-cop" the state has seen. Carlos Rendo came out swinging during Monday's debate at Montclair State University. Democratic Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver responded that she "absolutely" is not against law enforcement. Rendo is Republican Lt   Read More ...
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Some Minn. Police To Begin Testing Gun-Mounted Cameras
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — As more police departments begin equipping officers with body cameras, a new type of camera is being tested by cops nationwide. What makes it different is that it’s mounted on a weapon, and automatically turns on when the gun is pulled from the holster. Officers in Independence and Maple Plain will be some of the first to test it out in Minnesota   Read More ...
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West Hennepin Public Safety Testing Cameras On Guns
As more police departments begin to equip their officers with body cameras, a new type of video camera is being tested by cops nationwide, Angela Davis reports ( 2:22). WCCO 4 News at 6 - Oct. 16, 2017.   Read More ...
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‘Circle of life’: Cops probe stabbing, deliver baby
Buy Photo. Two Detroit police officers recently got a taste of life and death during the same shift. Officers Alyssa Wadas and Scott Barrick responded to a report of a dead body in the Detroit River on Oct. 5. Hours later, at 2:30 a.m. Oct. 6, while investigating a stabbing, they helped deliver a baby girl. “It was the full circle of life,” Wadas said   Read More ...
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Arrests of current, ex Honolulu officers tied to fed probe
HONOLULU (AP) - A Honolulu police officer and retired major arrested by the FBI over the weekend in a corruption case were expected to appear Monday in federal court. Officer Bobby Nguyen of the department's Criminal Intelligence Unit and retired Officer Gordon Shiraishi, also with the intelligence unit, were arrested. According to court documents filed Monday, their arrests stem from a grand jury investigation into a case involving a mailbox former chief Louis Kealoha said was stolen from his home   Read More ...
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Norwich Police investigating restaurant burglary - Dauer: 20 Sekunden
Police officers in Norwich are investigating after an overnight burglary was reported in the town.   Read More ...
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Nelly Rape Case Still Open As Far as Cops Are Concerned
EXCLUSIVE Nelly's rape accuser refusing to testify doesn't change a thing for cops who are powering through with the investigation ... TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources in Washington State tell us police in Auburn are undeterred by the accuser's noncooperation with the investigation. We're told Auburn PD is still gathering evidence and plans to present the case to the prosecutor's office   Read More ...
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118 police officers died in line of duty in 2016, FBI says
A total of 118 law enforcement officers died in the line of duty in the U.S. last year, according to an FBI report released Monday. It said 52 of the deaths were accidental and 66 were felonious. The annual Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted (LEOKA) report said 57,180 officers were assaulted in the line of duty and about 30 percent of the officers were injured in those incidents   Read More ...
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Michigan State Police officer Sarah Krebs honored as a top cop under 40
Sarah Krebs has made a name for herself. The Michigan State Police announced that the Det. Sgt. Krebs was selected by the International Association of Chiefs of Police as one of 40 law enforcement professionals from around the world, under age 40, who demonstrated leadership and exemplified commitment to law enforcement. Krebs was chosen for the association's 40 Under 40 Award for her efforts to find and identify lost and missing persons   Read More ...
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Man charged in weekend attack on Bismarck police officer
BISMARCK—Both a police officer and a suspect were injured in a fight in a police officer's car in a Bismarck motel parking lot on Sunday.Court documents said   Read More ...
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Man charged in weekend attack on Bismarck police officer
Court documents said Donald Miller, 51, of Bismarck was trying to steal the officer's car. Miller was formally charged on Monday with Class B felony robbery with serious bodily injury and Class C felony simple assault on a peace officer in connection to the attack. Bismarck Police Chief Dan Donlin said Monday morning that the suspect had exited surgery Sunday and was in a local hospital   Read More ...
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Arrests of current, ex Honolulu officers tied to fed probe
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu Police Department officer and retired major arrested by the FBI over the weekend are expected to appear in federal court on Monday. The arrests Sunday of Officer Minh-Hung "Bobby" Nguyen and retired major Gordon Shiraishi are part of a federal corruption investigation that stemmed from the peculiar case of a mailbox former chief Louis Kealoha said was stolen from his home by his wife's uncle   Read More ...
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Cop involved in Meijer scuffle put on desk duty
Detroit’s top cop said Monday the police officer whose struggle with a 23-year-old department store customer was captured on videotape did not de-escalate the situation and has been placed on administrative duty. Police Chief James Craig also said after poring through video of the Oct. 8 incident, he is withdrawing a warrant request seeking charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest   Read More ...
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Arrests of current, ex Honolulu officers tied to fed probe
HONOLULU (AP) — A Honolulu Police Department officer and retired major arrested by the FBI over the weekend are expected to appear in federal court on Monday. The arrests Sunday of Officer Minh-Hung "Bobby" Nguyen and retired major Gordon Shiraishi are part of a federal corruption investigation that stemmed from the peculiar case of a mailbox former chief Louis Kealoha said was stolen from his home by his wife's uncle   Read More ...
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Arrests of current, ex Honolulu officers tied to fed probe
HONOLULU – A Honolulu Police Department officer and retired major arrested by the FBI over the weekend are expected to appear in federal court on Monday. The arrests Sunday of Officer Minh-Hung "Bobby" Nguyen and retired major Gordon Shiraishi are part of a federal corruption investigation that stemmed from the peculiar case of a mailbox former chief Louis Kealoha said was stolen from his home by his wife's uncle   Read More ...
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After a boy sneaks into a basketball gym, a Skokie police officer makes a generous assist
A Chicago teen had been repeatedly warned about sneaking onto the basketball court at a Skokie fitness facility, but one police officer came up with an alternative to arresting him for criminal trespassing. In late August, X-Sport Fitness workers made good on a promise that police would be called in if they found the boy on the basketball court again. "We had no choice but to contact police," said X-Sport Operations Manager Justin Pritchett   Read More ...
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State Police respond to officer-involved shooting in Belen
BELEN, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico State Police are responding to an officer-involved shooting in Belen. Around 9 a.m. Monday, a State Police Officer was in pursuit of a stolen vehicle on NM 116 when the officer fired at the suspect. The suspect is in custody and is being treated for non-threatening injuries. No State Police officers have been injured. #NMSP OIS Belen-Officers in pursuit of stolen vehicle   Read More ...
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Middletown police officer faces assault charge
Middletown police said Monday that one of their officers was arrested and charged with domestic simple assault stemming from an incident while he was off-duty. Middletown police said state police arrested Lt. Richard Gamache on Saturday. Gamache was put on investigative suspension and removed from duty under the Law Enforcement Officer's Bill of Rights. "The Middletown Police remain dedicated to open and transparent operations and are committed to providing the highest quality service to the public   Read More ...
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Ex-Oklahoma cop's 4th murder trial heads into 2nd week
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The fourth trial of a white former Oklahoma police officer charged with murder in the 2014 slaying of his daughter's black boyfriend is beginning its second week. More witnesses are scheduled to take the stand Monday in the latest first-degree murder trial for 57-year-old Shannon Kepler. Three previous trials have ended in hung juries. Kepler was a 24-year veteran of the of the Tulsa police department   Read More ...
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Middletown police officer arrested for assault
MIDDLETOWN, R.I. (WPRI) – A Middletown police officer has been suspended from the force following his arrest, Middletown police report. Lieutenant Richard Gamache was arrested by state police Saturday and charged with one count of domestic simple assault. The incident occurred while Lieutenant Gamache was off-duty. The Law Enforcement Officer’s Bill of Rights requires an officer be placed on leave until the investigation is completed   Read More ...
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Man critical after exchange of shots with 3 officers
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say three police officers in Alabama who answered a domestic violence call exchanged shots with an armed man, leaving him in critical condition. Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steve Anderson told The Tuscaloosa News the 39-year-old man refused police instructions to raise his hands and get down on his knees when the officers arrived at a house in Tuscaloosa on Saturday night   Read More ...
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Baltimore police officer fatally shoots robbery suspect
The Baltimore Sun reports that the shooting happened just before 3 a.m. Monday at a 7-Eleven store in northeast Baltimore. Police said an officer was checking in on the store when he came upon a robbery in progress. A police spokeswoman told WMAR-TV that the officer called in the robbery on his police radio. She said at that point, the suspect came outside carrying a sawed-off shotgun   Read More ...
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