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Woman Charged with Attempting to Run Down Anchorage Officer

September 1, 2009
An Anchorage police officer talking to two men on a Fairview corner early Monday became the target of an irate woman who tried running him down with an SUV, police said.

N.C. Felon Permitted to Own Gun

September 1, 2009
A state law barring felons from owning firearms unfairly prevented a Garner man from owning guns, the N.C. Supreme Court ruled Friday, thrusting the court into the national debate over gun ownership.
University of California, Berkeley police officers Ally Jacobs (left) and Lisa Campbell have been credited with closing an 18-year-old kidnapping case. Photo via UC Berkeley news center.

UC Berkeley Officers' Alert Action Uncovers 18-Year Kidnap Victim

August 31, 2009
The timeline of the steps the two officers took came into sharper focus following Garrido's arrest, as university leaders, law enforcement officials and the media credited Lisa Campbell, the manager of special events, and Ally Jacobs, a campus police officer, with closing the 18-year-old case.

Body Armor Saves Chicago Officer In Friendly Fire Incident

August 28, 2009
A Chicago police officer was hospitalized in good condition after he was accidently shot by a fellow officer while trying to subdue a knife-wielding man in downtown Chicago, the Sun-Times reports.

Boston Police Prepare For Kennedy Funeral

August 28, 2009
With hundreds of dignitaries, including President Obama, scheduled to attend Saturday morning's funeral for Senator Ted Kennedy, Boston police have prepared security measures for the event that include closing streets and informing the non-invited public not to expect to reach Mission Church, NECN.com reports.

Home Invaders Apologize For Ransacking Wrong House

August 27, 2009
Two men held a 16-year-old girl at gunpoint as they ransacked a Newport News, Va., home, then suddenly left without stealing any items, after apologizing for entering the 'wrong house,' WAVY.com reports.

Baltimore Officers Fire On Driver Attempting to Run Them Down

August 27, 2009
Two Baltimore officers fired shots late Wednesday at the driver of a car who attempted to run them down, the Baltimore Sun reports.
Photo via Eleventh Earl of Mar (Flickr.com)

Search for New LAPD Chief May Continue Beyond Oct. 31

August 27, 2009
Antonio Villaraigosa may name an interim chief or leave the post vacant for several weeks following Bratton's departure. As many as 11 internal candidates have applied for the job.

Electronic Monitoring Company Fired After Suspect Attacks Woman

August 26, 2009
Fulton County, Ga., has cut ties to the monitoring service that was responsible for keeping tabs on a murder suspect who police said removed his ankle bracelet before brutally attacking a Chattahoochee Hills woman and her son last week.
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5.11's Light for Life UC3.400 Flashlight Now Available

August 25, 2009
The flashlight that charges in 90 seconds, 5.11's new Light for Life UC3.400, is now available for purchase at local dealers.
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