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<p>Critics say Union County Sheriff Ricky Roberts is using the shirts as a political statement against Nike and the company&#39;s spokesperson Colin Kaepernick. The sheriff disputes the accusation.</p>

Arkansas Sheriff Denies That Nike Shirts on Inmates Are Political Statement

October 12, 2018
Sheriff Roberts says the shirts were given to people who came into the jail without "proper attire during the booking process." Roberts says the shirts weren't purchased by his department -- but rather, already on-hand.
<p>A 17-year-old is being charged as an adult in the shooting death of K-9 Fang. </p>

Teen Charged as Adult in Florida K-9′s Death

October 12, 2018
A 17-year-old had his case upgraded to adult status Thursday morning in the Sept. 30 shooting death of a Jacksonville, FL, police dog following an armed carjacking and chase, according to the State Attorney’s Office.

New York Officers Use Tourniquet to Save Man's Life After Chainsaw Accident

October 12, 2018
Two officers with the New York Police Department acted quickly in aiding a man whose arm was nearly completely severed in a chainsaw accident in the Bronx.

NFL Quarterback Awards Grant for K-9 Unit to Kentucky Police Department

October 12, 2018
"With the K-9 Unit, the Villa Hills Police Department can provide the utmost level of law enforcement protection to its citizens and strive to meet its motto of 'Continuing Excellence'," said Villa Hills Police Sergeant Matthew Hall, said in a statement on BigBen7.com.
<p>The Leon County (FL) Sheriff&#39;s Office posted a picture to Facebook showing deputies bowing their heads in prayer as they braced for the imminent landfall of Hurricane Michael on October 9, 2018. Image courtesy of Leon County SO / Facebook.</p>

Photo: Florida Sheriff's Deputies Pause in Prayer Before Hurricane Makes Landfall

October 12, 2018
The Leon County (FL) Sheriff's Office posted a picture to Facebook showing deputies bowing their heads in prayer as they braced for the imminent landfall of Hurricane Michael on October 9, 2018.

Oregon Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man Holding Woman Hostage

October 12, 2018
Portland (OR) police fatally shot a man—reportedly armed with a knife—holding a woman hostage at the Del Rancho Motel in Southeast Portland, according to OregonLive.com.

Chicago Police Board Clears Officer in 2012 Shooting of 15-Year-Old

October 12, 2018
The Chicago Police Board voted 5-3 in clearing Officer Brandon Ternand of all wrongdoing in fatally shooting a teen in the back of the head during a foot pursuit nearly six years ago.
<p>Minnesota officers resuscitated a newborn baby and then helped deliver her twin. Photo: Wyoming PD / Facebook. </p>

Minnesota Officers Resuscitate Newborn, Then Deliver Her Twin Sister

October 12, 2018
On Tuesday, police officers with the Wyoming (MN) Police Department responded to a call of a woman in labor at her home.

Former Florida Officer Sentenced to 6 Years for Shakedowns at Traffic Stops

October 12, 2018
Jose Acosta—a former rookie police officer with the Miami Police Department— pleaded guilty to 10 counts of burglary, 10 counts of false imprisonment, eight counts of grand theft and two counts of petit theft and was sentenced to six years in prison. That term could be reduced to three years with good behavior.

Video: Oregon Man Tries to Grab Officer's Gun in Courtroom Confrontation

October 12, 2018
An Oregon man—identified as 27-year-old Patrick Lemmon—abruptly got up from his seat and attempted to grab the gun of an officer sitting just feet to his left. The incident was captured on video made public on YouTube by The Oregonian.
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