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Baltimore Forces Officers to Stay by Threatening to Sue

February 20, 2018
In order to resign without being sued, officers need to work for years after completing field training.
<p>Michael Christopher Mejia has been charged with the murder of&nbsp;Whittier, CA, Officer Keith Boyer. He faces a death penalty trial. (Photo: Los Angeles County Sheriff&#39;s Department)</p>

California Cop Killing Suspect to Face Death Penalty Trial

February 20, 2018
The murder charges include the special circumstance allegations of murder of a peace officer in the performance of his duties, murder for the purpose of avoiding arrest and multiple murders.
<p>President Trump on Tuesday presented the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor to 12 &quot;great heroes&quot; who risked &quot;their lives to protect America&#39;s citizens and communities.&quot;</p>

Trump Honors 9 Law Enforcement Officers with Medals of Valor

February 20, 2018
Officers who went "above and beyond the call of duty" in various emergency situations to protect human life received the honors from the president, including those who jumped into action during a terror attack more than two years ago.

Wife Guilty of Assisting in Murder of 2 Northern California Deputies

February 19, 2018
Jurors found a Utah woman guilty of murder Thursday for aiding her husband as he killed two Northern California sheriff's deputies in 2014.
<p>A Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper and a suspect were shot and wounded in a shootout after a traffic stop. </p>

Video: Texas Trooper Wounded in Shootout After Traffic Stop

February 19, 2018
The shootout happened after the suspect gave the trooper a false name during a traffic stop, resisted arrest, and fled, leading the trooper on a chase.

NH Senate OKs Making Court Officers Eligible for Death Benefit

February 19, 2018
New Hampshire's court security officers who are killed in the line of duty would be eligible for the same death benefits as police officers and firefighters under a bill passed by the state Senate.
<p>Deputy Kevin Stanton was killed when a semi tractor-trailer collided with his patrol car. (Photo: Brevard County Sheriff&#39;s Office)</p>

Florida Deputy Killed in Crash with Semi

February 19, 2018
A Florida deputy was killed Saturday morning after a blown tire caused a semi tractor-trailer to collide with his patrol car on Interstate 95 in Brevard County.
<p><span style=&quot;color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: 400; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial; display: inline !important; float: none;&quot;>A memorial for Commander Paul Bauer of the Chicago Police Department was set up just steps from where he was killed.</span></p>

Video: Chicago Mourns Slain Police Commander

February 16, 2018
Flags fly at half staff and Cmdr. Paul Bauer's 18th District is draped in black and purple. A memorial filled with flowers and balloons pays tribute to the commander, who gave his life for the safety of Chicago.
<p>Cook County Jail inmates reportedly applauded suspected cop killer&nbsp;Shomari Legghette Thursday.</p>

Video: Chicago Jail Inmates Applaud Suspected Cop Killer

February 16, 2018
The Cook County Sheriff’s Office released surveillance video that shows a group of detainees waiting in a holding cell to see a judge after suspect Shomari Legghette’s bond hearing.
<p>A Henderson, NC, police was reportedly shot in the chest and back Thursday night in a fight that killed the suspect. The officer was treated and released at a local hospital.</p>

Video: North Carolina Officer Shot, Suspect Killed in Thursday Gunfight

February 16, 2018
Henderson police spokesman Lt. Chris Ball said the officer, whose name hasn't been released, was serving a narcotics search warrant at a residence.
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