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San Francisco Meeting Over OIS Shut Down by Protesters

March 24, 2015
Protesters repeatedly shouted down San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr Monday night at a public meeting as he tried to explain why his officers shot and killed a 24-year-old woman last Tuesday.
<p>The handwritten indictment of&nbsp;John Ryer. (Photo: Westchester County (N.Y.) Archives)</p>

The Story of One of America's First Documented Cop Killings

March 24, 2015
According to the hand-written murder indictment found at the Westchester County Archives in Elmsford, Ryer held two pistols "charged with gunpowder," each containing "one Leaden Bullet." As the confrontation escalated, Ryer "willfully," and with "malice... did shoot and discharge" the weapon in his left hand, resulting in "one mortal wound of the depth of five inches and of the breadth of half an inch" in Smith's chest," the indictment says.

Pennsylvania Officer Charged with Homicide for On-Duty Shooting

March 24, 2015
The 14-year veteran of the Hummelstown Police Department allegedly tailed Kassick after he failed to pull over and shot him multiple times in the back.
<p>Photo: Zebra Technologies</p>

Zebra Technologies Introduces Extremely Rugged Mobile Printers

March 24, 2015
Zebra Technologies Corporation has announced the launch of the new ZQ500 mobile printer series for field-based applications. Zebra will debut the ZQ500 series this week in booth #1552 at the ProMat 2015 conference in Chicago.
<p>Legislatures are seeking to limit public access to police videos, in order to preserve the privacy of subjects and save money. (Photo: File Photo)</p>

15 State Legislatures Considering Bills to Limit Public Access to Police Video

March 23, 2015
Lawmakers in at least 15 states have introduced bills to exempt video recordings of police encounters with citizens from state public records laws, or to limit what can be made public.

Supreme Court Considers Impact of Disability Law on Police

March 23, 2015
The justices heard arguments in a dispute over how San Francisco police in 2008 dealt with a woman with schizophrenia who had threatened to kill her social worker. Police ultimately forced their way into Teresa Sheehan's room at a group home, then shot her after she came at them with a knife.

Paralyzed Illinois Officer Dies 10 Years After Suffering Injuries Breaking Up Fight

March 23, 2015
Patrolman George Nissen of the Stone Park (Ill.) Police Department succumbed to injuries sustained 10 years earlier when he was assaulted while attempting to break up a large fight on Feb. 13, 2005.

Video: Arizona Officer Shot and Wounded, Suspect Killed in Walmart Gun Battle

March 23, 2015
One of the eight responding officers was shot in the leg, while seven others suffered minor injuries. A Walmart loss-prevention officer was also involved in the altercation in the parking lot, suffering a broken arm.

Video: Kentucky Officer Helps Determined Woman Finish 10K Run

March 23, 2015
"The EMS guys got out to check on her and she said I'm not stopping, I'm not stopping," Lt. Gregory told WAVE TV. "So I said I'm not going to let her stop we're going to do this together. So I got out and I grabbed her hand. I had to meet this inspirational woman."
<p>Officer Frank Viggiano died in a wrong-way crash. (Photo: Linden (N.J.) PD)</p>

1 New Jersey Officer, 1 Other Killed in Wrong-Way Crash

March 20, 2015
The NYPD is investigating a wrong-way crash on Staten Island that left two dead early Friday morning after three off-duty New Jersey police officers and a friend got on the road after leaving a strip club.
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