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Sandra Bland's Death Ruled Suicide By Hanging

July 23, 2015
The cause of Sandra Bland's death was hanging; the manner of death was suicide, a prosecutor told reporters, citing preliminary autopsy results.

Video: Suspect Arrested in California Sergeant's Shooting Death

July 23, 2015
Fellow officers are remembering a fallen comrade after veteran Hayward, Calif., police Sgt. Scott Lunger was shot and killed in cold blood. Officials say a suspect with gang affiliations has been placed under arrest.

Can a Police Officer Order a Driver Out of a Car? Experts Weigh In

July 23, 2015
Can a police officer order a person out of his car during a routine traffic stop as a Texas trooper did to Sandra Bland, who was later found dead in her jail cell? And what about ordering the driver to put out a cigarette while he is still in his car?

Video: Chicago Police Sued Over High-Speed Pursuit

July 23, 2015
A total of 20 Chicago police officers are being sued over a chase that resulted in the death of a 13-month-old boy.

Many N.C. Police Agencies Don't Drug Test Officers Involved in Shootings

July 23, 2015
In most cases, a North Carolina police officer, sheriff's deputy, or state trooper is more likely to face a drug test after wrecking a cruiser than after shooting someone.
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Florida Officer's Act of Kindness for Homeless Man Goes Viral

July 23, 2015
Earlier this month, a citizen posted photos on Facebook of Ocala (Fla.) PD Sgt. Erica Hay buying breakfast for a homeless man and sitting down to eat and talk with him. The photos of this kind act went viral.

LAPD Officer Gets 36 Months in Jail in Assault Caught On Video

July 23, 2015
A Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to 36 months in jail Thursday for assaulting a South L.A. woman in an incident that was caught on video by a police cruiser camera.

Facebook Loses Appeal on New York Search Warrants

July 22, 2015
A New York state appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook had no legal standing to challenge search warrants on behalf of its customers.
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California Officer Killed in Traffic Stop Shooting

July 22, 2015
The officer, Sergeant Scott Lunger, was killed by an occupant of a vehicle he had stopped. An investigation has led police to a person of interest, but no arrest had been made.
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Seven States Arm National Guard Members in Wake of Chattanooga Tragedy

July 21, 2015
To beef up security measures at National Guard recruitment centers, governors in seven states – Florida, Indiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Texas, and Wisconsin – ordered their Guardsmen to be armed.
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