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<p>Birmingham detective bloodied and on his knees after attack by ex-con. (Photo: Facebook)</p>

Alabama Detective Pistol-Whipped to Unconciousness by Ex-Con, Some Bystanders Celebrate on Social Media

August 10, 2015
Officers are angry that any photos were shown at all, but even more so that there were some who mocked the incident. "He was laying there lifeless and people were standing around taking pictures,'' said Birmingham police Sgt. Heath Boackle, president of the Fraternal Order of Police. "If the tables were turned, and that was a suspect lying there, they would be rioting."
<p>Homeless man sleeping on the street in New York City. (Photo: SBA via Flicker)</p>

NYPD Officers Post Photos of Vagrants Online to Show Importance of Quality of Life Policing

August 10, 2015
NYPD officers fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life scofflaws and posting them online.

Video: D.C. Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Woman

August 10, 2015
Saturday night in Washington, D.C., a woman was shot by a Metro D.C. officer after she approached within about eight feet of the officer while wielding a knife. The woman was shot once in the chest and was in stable condition at an area hospital.

Video: Indianapolis Officers Shoot, Kill Teen Carjacking Suspect

August 10, 2015
Indianapolis Metropolitan police officers shot and killed a teen carjacking suspect on the northeast side of the city late Sunday night.

Video: 2 Officers Wounded, Murder Suspect Killed in North Carolina Shootout

August 10, 2015
When law enforcement arrived, they were confronted outside by Jeffrey Clyde Wilkes holding a shotgun and wearing a pistol, according to investigators. Wilkes opened fire and wounded two police officers, Gaston County Assistant Police Chief Joseph Ramey said.

Video: Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Reportedly Unarmed Man During Vandalism Call

August 10, 2015
Shortly before a police-officer-in-training fired on a Texas college football player who drove his SUV through a car dealership's glass doors, the man wandered around the lot trying to open locked doors and kicking out one vehicle's windshield, according to surveillance video made available for review Saturday.

Video: Suspect Shot After Opening Fire on Officers Following Ferguson Protest

August 10, 2015
Shots rang out late Sunday night during a march in Ferguson, Mo., to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown when two men engaged in a gunfight and one of the men reportedly opened fire on an SUV full of plainclothes police officers. The officers returned fire and critically wounding the gunman after a foot pursuit.
<p>Sgt. David Gibbs</p>

Kentucky State Trooper Killed in Crash

August 7, 2015
Sgt. David Gibbs of Campbellsville lost control of his cruiser while going around a sharp curve on Kentucky 210 Friday morning in LaRue County.

Virginia Firefighter Placed on Leave After Anti-Cop Facebook Comments

August 7, 2015
A Fairfax County, Va., firefighter has been placed on paid administrative leave as the department investigates a comment that appeared on his Facebook account about wanting to put police officers in “body bags” after recent police shootings.
<p>Darrell Lawrence Brown (Photo: Washington County (Md.) Sheriff&#39;s Office)</p>

No Charges Against Officers In Maryland Stun Gun Death

August 7, 2015
Five police officers involved in the stun-gun-related death of a home invasion suspect won't be criminally charged, citing that the man died from drug-induced "excited delirium in the setting of police restraint."
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