Officials: Police shoot suspect at Georgia hospital
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two police officers and a suspect were taken to hospitals after a shooting in Georgia.
Gainesville police spokesman Kevin Holbrook told WSB-TV that a suspect was shot...
NYPD commander who took Son of Sam’s confession dies at 99
NEW YORK (AP) — John Keenan, the police official who led New York City's manhunt for the Son of Sam killer and eventually took a case-solving confession from David Berkowitz, has died.
St. Paul police to release video of fatal shooting next week
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The police chief in St. Paul, Minnesota, will release body camera video recorded during a fatal police shooting.
Police Chief Todd Axtell plans to release video on...
Suspect in Southern California robberies shot by police
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police say a suspect in a series of Southern California armed robberies was fatally shot when detectives interrupted another heist.
Mistrial for former Pullman cop in sexual misconduct case
COLFAX, Wash. (AP) — A mistrial has been declared in the case of a former Pullman police sergeant charged with sexual misconduct.
Whitman County Superior Court Judge Gary Libey declared the...
Man shot by police in hours-long standoff
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say a man was shot by at least one officer during an hours-long standoff at a Nashua home.
Chicago mayor: What delayed police shooting video release?
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to know why the city's police oversight agency that's required to release police shooting videos within 60 days took more than a year to make...
Cop convicted of using counterfeit bar codes to buy items
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A police officer accused of using counterfeit bar codes to pay significantly lower prices for collectibles he bought at stores while in his police uniform has been convicted...
Man hurt in bar fight with off-duty officers awarded $1.25M
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A jury has awarded an Air Force veteran nearly $1.25 million in damages related to a 2014 bar fight involving two off-duty Indianapolis officers that left him...
Chicago agrees on 5-year, 10.5% raise for police supervisors
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the unions representing police supervisors have agreed on a 10.5% raise over five years for sergeants, lieutenants and captains.
Georgia police chief’s son pleads guilty to killing stepson
VILLA RICA, Ga. (AP) — The son of a police chief in Georgia has pleaded guilty to second degree murder and first-degree child cruelty in the death of his 3-year-old stepson.
Rights group praises Serbia war crimes court rape conviction
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has sentenced a former special police member to eight years in prison for raping a Bosniak woman during the 1992-95 war, in what has been described as a...
State police union to stop paying ex-president’s legal fees
BOSTON (AP) — The union representing Massachusetts State Police troopers and sergeants says it has voted to stop paying the legal fees for its former president who was indicted on several federal...
Officer drops appeal of suspension in black man’s shooting
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A police officer is dropping his appeal of a three-day suspension over a confrontation with a black man whose shooting death prompted widespread protests in Baton Rouge in...
Man shot by police gang unit members in Memphis identified
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities have identified a man who was killed by deputies during an incident that also left two deputies injured.
107 DNA swabs from people with convictions destroyed
SEATTLE (AP) — Police say over 100 DNA swabs from people with misdemeanor convictions were inadvertently destroyed by Seattle Police Department evidence warehouse staff members.
Kealoha conspiracy sentencing re-scheduled for Halloween
HONOLULU (AP) — A judge is postponing sentencing for a retired Honolulu police chief and his wife convicted of conspiracy in Hawaii's largest corruption case.
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Israel defends checkpoint shooting as video raises concern
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Thursday that security guards at a checkpoint near Jerusalem were in "immediate danger" when they shot and killed a Palestinian woman carrying a knife, after a...
Police commander sues over database of offensive posts
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia police commander who was named in a database cataloging offensive social media posts made by police officers is suing the advocates who published it.
Suspended St. Louis police officer faces weapon charge
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A suspended St. Louis police officer has been charged with pointing a firearm as his personal car was being repossessed.
Sheriff: Police officer kills man who killed woman in store
SHANNON, Miss. (AP) — A sheriff in northeast Mississippi says a police officer has shot and killed a man who had just killed a woman in a small-town convenience store.
Louisiana man accused of trying to murder sheriff’s deputy
CAMERON, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been arrested after allegedly trying to kill a Cameron Parish sheriff's deputy.
KPLC-TV reports the Cameron Parish Sheriff's Office says a deputy was...
Officer alleges discrimination over facial tattoos
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police officer says in a lawsuit he was discriminated against by his department because of his facial tattoos.
Stayton’s police chief disciplined before resignation
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — City records show a disciplinary action was taken against Stayton Police Chief Rich Sebens in the weeks before he resigned on Aug. 17.
Police: Officer shoots, wounds man suspected in car break-in
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police in Alabama say an officer has shot and wounded a man believed to have broken into a car outside an apartment complex.
Tennessee man sues after surviving police shooting
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who survived a shooting by police during a traffic stop alleges in a lawsuit that officers were told to turn off body cameras during the...
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Council rejects AG appointment for county attorney’s office
PETERBOROUGH, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Executive Council has rejected the appointment of Manchester's former police chief to oversee a county attorney's office that's been criticized for its...
Police shoot, kill suspect who held woman at knifepoint
WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A man wanted for a bank robbery was shot and killed by authorities as he held a woman at knifepoint and threatened her in an apartment building.
Officer cleared in fatal Racine County police shooting
RACINE, Wis. (AP) — A Mount Pleasant police officer will not face criminal charges for fatally shooting an 18-year-old man last June.
Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson says Sgt....
Police chief shoots person allegedly involved in gunfight
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say the police chief of Flint, Michigan, shot and wounded one of two people who were allegedly involved in a gunfight.
Officers sue over firings related to Chicago police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — Four Chicago police officers fired after being accused of helping cover up the fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald are challenging the decision with separate...
Phoenix City Council discusses police oversight options
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona city officials have begun considering options for new civilian oversight of the Phoenix Police Department amid multiple officer-involved shooting cases, officials...
Autopsy: Suspect shot, killed by NYPD was hit twice in scrum
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say an autopsy's finding that an officer shot an armed domestic violence suspect in the back "makes sense" given the chaotic circumstances.
After lawsuit deal, Tupelo officer is promoted, then retires
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi police officer received a promotion and is retiring after she and a city agreed to settle a discrimination lawsuit she filed.
Tennessee police sued by victim family over car chase crash
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The mother of a bystander killed in the crash of a car being chased by officers in downtown Nashville is suing the police department.
Federal agency resists paying North Dakota oil protest cost
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal government is contesting North Dakota's claims that the state should be reimbursed for the $38 million the state spent policing prolonged protests against the...
Ukraine: Police seize man threatening to blow up Kyiv bridge
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Police in Ukraine's capital say they apprehended a man who allegedly threatened to blow up a major bridge and shot down a police drone monitoring him.
Idaho police officers involved in fatal shooting named
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have released the names of four northern Idaho law enforcement officers who were involved in the Sept. 4 shooting death of 29-year-old Fares Al-Samno in...
Minnesota probe says man fatally shot by police had knife
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says a man fatally shot by St. Paul police last weekend had confronted an officer with a knife before he was killed.
Texas officer who killed deputy brother to get mental help
CONROE, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area police officer who fatally shot his deputy brother during an off-duty incident has been committed to a mental health facility.
Man shot by Colorado police serving search warrant
WESTMINSTER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado police shot and wounded a man while serving a search warrant at a residence in Westminster.
Westminster police spokeswoman Cheri Spottke says the shooting...
Senior Portugal official quits amid corruption investigation
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's secretary of state for civil protection has quit on the same day police and magistrates searched government offices as part of a corruption...
Egypt says police kill 9 suspected militants in Cairo
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Wednesday said police have killed nine suspected members of a militant group with links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in two separate Cairo shootouts, while a rights...
Hawaii and federal authorities target gambling operations
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii and federal law enforcement agencies have announced they are targeting illegal gambling operations on Oahu.
Authorities have charged 15 people and seized 60 illegal...
Officer awarded by NRA for fatal shooting sues over job loss
PEARL, Miss. (AP) — The National Rifle Association's 2012 national Law Enforcement Officer of the Year has accused his former police department of forcing him to resign.
Authorities ID Tennessee man fatally shot by police
ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released the identity of a man shot and killed by officers this week.
Judges tosses out lawsuit by ex-Gallup police chief
GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — A judge has tossed out a lawsuit filed by former Gallup Police Chief Phillip Hart against the western New Mexico city.
The Gallup Independent reports Eleventh Judicial...