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<p>A Seattle man is charge with using a Batman weapon against police. (Photo: Facebook)</p>

Man Charged with Throwing "Batarang" at Seattle Officers

July 28, 2016
A man was arrested Monday on Capitol Hill in Seattle after threatening a bouncer at one of the area bars with a homemade spear and then throwing a “sharp, black Batman-style throwing star” at pursuing officers, police said.

Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Calls Mosby "Incompetent" and "Vindictive"

July 28, 2016
The former police commissioner in charge when Freddie Gray died in custody said State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is "in over her head" and has added more flaws to a broken justice system by prosecuting innocent officers.

Baltimore Prosecutor Blames Police for Freddie Gray Case Failures

July 28, 2016
Mosby struck a defiant tone. Standing at the intersection where police arrested Gray in April 2015 she railed against police officers whom she accused of kneecapping her office's investigation.

Video: Montana Deputy Stabbed, Suspect Killed in Roadside Confrontation

July 28, 2016
A Phillips County (MT) Sheriff's deputy is in the hospital after being stabbed by a man south of Malta on Wednesday morning. The deputy then shot and killed the man.
<p>This cow escaped a fairgrounds and rampaged through Longview, WA, and injured an officer. (Photo: Facebook)</p>

Washington Officer Hospitalized After Being Run Over by Cow

July 28, 2016
Berndt said the cow became frightened and eventually angry. The farm animal, which Berndt estimated weighed about 800 pounds, charged out of the slough and ran over one of the officers. Berndt said the officer suffered a leg injury.

Charges Dropped Against All Officers in Freddie Gray Case

July 27, 2016
Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history.

Fatal Shootings of Officers Up 78% Over 2015

July 27, 2016
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has issued a report saying firearms-related deaths of police officers have spiked nearly 80% in 2016 over the same period in 2015. The report covers the period from Jan. 1 through July 20.

Video: Texas Community Fights Homeowners Association Over Blue Ribbons Supporting Police

July 26, 2016
After the recent Dallas police shootings, a resident in Cypresswood tied blue ribbons to trees along the road through his neighborhood. Days later, the homeowners association sent an email to the community asking that the resident come forward and take them down.

Indianapolis Officer Shot, Suspect Killed After Vehicle Pursuit

July 26, 2016
An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was shot, a second was injured and a suspect was killed during a traffic stop and police chase Monday night.

Woman Taunts Pennsylvania Officers at Hit-and-Run Scene

July 26, 2016
"Hands up, don't shoot!" one woman repeatedly shouted at the officers as they tried to figure out how to disentangle two cars locked by their bumpers.
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