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Off-Duty Ga. Officer Robbed, Shot at Home

June 14, 2011
Officer Landers Burton, 32, was shot in the buttocks during an armed robbery at his Stone Mountain apartment complex early Monday. A 21-year-old suspect who had earlier been a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Boston Cop Wounded Exchanging Fire with Subject

June 14, 2011
A Boston Police officer was hospitalized after he exchanged fire with a man who threatened police after his girlfriend called 911 to report he had assaulted her. Officer Shawn Marando was hit in the leg when he was caught in the crossfire with Tyrone Cummings.

Angry Crows Dive-Bomb Washington Officers

June 13, 2011
A trio of crows who have nested near the Everett (Wash.) Police Department's north precinct station have been waging a fowl war on officers as they leave their patrol cars.

Video: Flash Mobs Turn Criminal

June 13, 2011
Groups of youth are using text messaging and social media to gather at specified locations as so-called "flash mobs" primarily on the city's South Side, where robbers attack people with pepper spray. Of late, flash mob attacks were reported in the Streeterville neighborhood.

Mehserle Released from L.A. County Jail

June 13, 2011
The early release today of former Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Officer Johannes Mehserle brought about two dozen sign-wavers to downtown Los Angeles to object to the officer's early release.

N.Y. Deputy Killed In Collision Near Pa. Border

June 13, 2011
Chemung County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Alexander, 26, and a 77-year-old driver were killed in a head-on collision shortly before noon on Sunday.

Oakland Considering Using Civilians to Investigate Police

June 13, 2011
Currently, the city primarily relies on the Oakland Police Department to investigate complaints against its own officers. Some community activist groups and council members are pushing to tip that balance in the direction of civilians with no connection to the department to do that work instead.

Imposters Can Easily Acquire Police Gear, Vegas Police Say

June 12, 2011
Several of the four men arrested by the Las Vegas Metro Police Department in the past week for posing as officers had acquired police gear, and the agency is warning civilians to remain vigilant.
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Veteran Detroit Officer Struck by Wrong-Way Driver Succumbs to Injuries

June 12, 2011
Detroit Police Officer Charles Armour has died as a result of injuries he sustained a week ago, when he was struck by a wrong-way driver while directing traffic.

Dallas Officer's Killer Won't Face Death Penalty

June 11, 2011
A Dallas County jury returned a guilty verdict against a man who fatally shot a police officer attempting to serve an arrest warrant, and also rejected a capital murder charge.
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