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North Dakota OKs Less-Lethal Drones

August 27, 2015
It's legal for law enforcement in North Dakota to use unmanned aircraft systems, commonly called drones. Now House Bill 1328 explicitly states that they may be used to deploy non-lethal force and restricts how departments can use the unmanned aircraft to gather evidence.
<p>Photo: Cattaraugus County (N.Y.) Sheriff&#39;s Office</p>

New York Officers Shave Heads in Support of Cancer-Stricken Coworker

August 27, 2015
About 50 members of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, including two women, shaved their heads for Nichols, who has leukemia.

Louisiana Officer Shot and Killed, Suspect His Cousin

August 27, 2015
A police officer was shot and killed Wednesday when he responded to a call from a house where three women had been stabbed, one of them fatally, in a town about 60 miles west of Baton Rouge.

Overtime For Work on Phones? Judge to Decide in Chicago Case

August 26, 2015
A federal judge is set to decide whether Chicago police officers should have received overtime pay for answering work-related calls and emails after hours, a case that could help clarify what it means for an employee to be off the clock in the age of smartphones.

Video: Reporter, Cameraman Killed During Live Virginia News Broadcast, Suspect Shot Himself

August 26, 2015
A gunman killed a reporter and cameraman while they were doing a live news report in Franklin County, Va., Wednesday morning.

Video: Kansas Man Attacks Officer by Swinging Small Dog on a Leash

August 25, 2015
A Park City, Kansas, man is facing a charge of animal cruelty after police say he tried to swing a small dog on a leash as a weapon to attack a police officer.

Video: Missouri Officer Killed in Highway Accident on Way to Work

August 25, 2015
An off-duty Bellefontaine Neighbors, Mo., police sergeant died after being struck by a vehicle in north St. Louis County Monday morning, according to authorities.
<p>Officer Amy Forgea of the Albany (N.Y.) Police Department is trained as an EMT. (Photo: Albany PD)</p>

Albany Officers Save Life of Shooting Victim

August 25, 2015
Officers Amy Forgea and Robert Lawyer are no strangers to life-and-death situations. On Saturday, they put their experience to work to save a 20-year-old shooting victim's life in West Hill, N.Y.

LAPD Sergeant Saved Man's Life After Freeway Crash

August 25, 2015
A Los Angeles police officer and three unidentified people were credited Friday with rescuing a man from a car that crashed on the 110 Freeway near Harbor Gateway and saving his life with CPR.

Detroit Chief Says Crime Dropped 12% Because of Legally Armed Citizens

August 25, 2015
The chief's call to arms, which first came in December, 2013, has been answered by thousands of men and women tired of being victims and eager to reclaim their beleaguered city. In 2014, some new 1,169 handgun permits were issued, while 8,102 guns were registered with Detroit's police department - many to prior permit holders who bought new firearms. So far in 2015, nearly 500 permits have been issued by the department and more than 5,000 guns have been registered.
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