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Hundreds of FBI Agents Investigate Arizona Shooting

January 12, 2011
The FBI's investigation, known internally as "Bureau Special," involves about 200 agents that have come from other areas of the country who are attempting to determine what motivated Jared Loughner to open fire at Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords' community event, killing six and wounding 14 others, reports National Public Radio.

Texas University Trains Officers To Detect Drugged Driving

January 12, 2011
With grants from the Texas Department of Transportation, the educational institution operates two training programs to enhance officers' abilities to identify and evaluate impaired drivers. The programs are offered free of charge to municipal, county and state law enforcement personnel at locations throughout the state.

Toronto Officer Struck By Stolen Snow Plow

January 12, 2011
Sgt. Ryan Russell, 35, was pronounced dead at St. Michael's Hospital hours after being hit by the plow. Russell, an 11-year veteran of the force, leaves behind a wife and young son.

Missouri Deputy's 'Bear Hug' Saves Bridge Jumper

January 11, 2011
A St. Clair County (Mo.) Sheriff's MetroLink safety officer saved a suicidal man by grabbing him as he jumped from the edge of a bridge while standing outside the rail.

FBI Launches Probe of Louisiana Agency

January 11, 2011
The FBI is investigating the Harahan (La.) Police Department, following allegations it mismanaged about $80,000 of federal grant money. Two officers have been fired and the FBI is now investigating it further.
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Seattle Detective Says Officer Followed Training In Woodcarver Shooting

January 11, 2011
Seattle PD's Det. Jeffery Mudd also testified that he would have dropped a knife if ordered to do so at gunpoint by a police officer - a reference to Williams' behavior just before he was shot.

41 Shots Fired In Baltimore's Friendly Fire Death

January 11, 2011
Five Baltimore Police officers fired 41 rounds during a chaotic scene outside a nightclub on Sunday evening that led to the death of Officer William H. Torbit Jr. in a friendly fire incident.

California Governor To Shift State Offenders To County Jails

January 11, 2011
Gov. Brown plans to house only the most serious and violent adult felony offenders in state prisons, while shifting low-level adult offenders, all youth offenders and parolees to county systems.

SCOTUS: Felons Still Can't Own Body Armor

January 10, 2011
The court declined to hear the appeal of Cedrick Alderman, an ex-convict from Washington state who challenged a 2002 federal law making it a crime for former felons to possess body armor. Alderman was sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found with body armor during a police stop.

Florida Man Convicted of Attempting to Kill Deputy In Apartment

January 10, 2011
A six-member jury convicted Miguel Serrano on all nine counts, including attempted second-degree murder of a law enforcement officer and attempted felony murder, burglary of a dwelling and robbery.
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