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During National Police Week, the Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos National Blue Alert Act was passed by Congress. Now law enforcement officers need more protection, an amendment to the federal Hate Crimes statute to create the Blue Shield Protection Act.
The 36-second cellphone video starts off with a man pushing an officer from the 32nd Precinct trying to handcuff his sister near 144th Street and 8th Avenue around 11:30 p.m. The sister, Asia Banks, was being arrested for interfering with and pushing officers after they stopped her brother for having an open bottle of cognac. More Here.
A Wildlife and Fisheries agent remains in critical condition at a local hospital after being shot in the back during a traffic stop. Following a manhunt, the suspect was apprehended Thursday night. More Here.
Berkeley County (S.C.) Sheriff's Lt. Will Rogers is out of surgery, and in critical but stable condition after suffering multiple gunshot wounds at a gas station in Moncks Corner late Thursday night. The masked gunman is still at large. More Here.
Houston homicide investigators said a man tried to kill off-duty Houston Community College Officer Aprils Pikes early Tuesday morning while she was working as a security guard at a Meyerland Walmart store. More Here.
Two deputies responded to a call from a concerned family member and in seconds that simple call turned violent. The suspect walks out of the home and stabs one of the deputies. Luckily, the deputy's vest stopped the knife. More Here.