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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.

Video: Dallas Officers Shoot Man Wielding Screwdriver

March 17, 2015
Two Dallas police officers shot Jason Harrison, 38, at his home on June 14. Police said at the time that Harrison’s mother told them he was making “violent threats” and that Harrison, who was armed with a screwdriver, became aggressive when the officers ordered him to drop it.

Video: Milwaukee Officer Fired for Policy Violation before Shooting Emotionally Distressed Man

October 16, 2014
Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn has signed an order to terminate the police officer who shot and killed Dontre Hamilton on April 30, 2014. It's a move that drawing sharp criticism from a local alderman and the police union.

All Albuquerque Field Officers to Train in Crisis Intervention

April 28, 2014
The department has a separate CIT unit that is called to some situations, but this training will not affect that unit. About 30 percent of current field officers have been trained in crisis intervention.

Video: Beach Officers, Bystanders Rescue Kids After Mom Drives into Daytona Surf

March 6, 2014
Volusia County (Fla.) Beach Patrol officers helped rescue three children Tuesday after their pregnant mother drove her van into the surf.

Ex-Fla. Deputy Hospitalized After Dorner Comparison

May 2, 2013
A former Broward Sheriff's Office jail deputy was hospitalized Tuesday after he posted a YouTube video accusing Sheriff Scott Israel of turning his back on him, and saying he didn't want to be "the next Christopher Dorner."

Naked Man with Sword and Rifle Told Calif. Cops To 'Kill Me'

January 2, 2013
San Jose Police on New Year's Day averted a potential lethal situation by safely arresting a mentally disturbed, naked man armed with a samurai-like sword and a loaded assault rifle.

Ala. Deputy Shot, Killed by Emotionally Disturbed Man

November 25, 2012
A Baldwin County (Ala.) Sheriff's deputy was fatally shot Friday afternoon, after responding to a domestic dispute involving an emotionally disturbed man.

'Irrational' Naked Woman Shot, Killed by Off-Duty Officers

October 22, 2012
Two off-duty Florida officers shot and killed an "armed, naked and irrational" woman who confronted them at a party on Saturday.

Video: N.J. Cop Interrupts 'Excessive Force'

April 30, 2012
A Bogota (N.J.) Police officer is now under disciplinary review for interfering with two Richfield Park officers attempting to detain the emotionally disturbed son of a city councilwoman.

N.J. Cop Interrupts 'Excessive Force'

April 30, 2012
A Bogota (N.J.) Police officer is facing discplinary review for interrupting a Ridgefield police sergeant's attempt to detain an emotionally disturbed man. Officer Regina Tasca said she intervened to stop excessive force.

14-Hour Standoff In Penn. Ends with Death of Gunman

March 14, 2012
A Pennsylvania State Police sniper ended a Wednesday standoff with a disturbed man who fired more than 50 rounds at responding troopers.

Bikini Brawler Gets Felony Charge

March 28, 2011
Kimesa Smith of Montgomery can be seen on cell-phone video climbing on the restaurant's counter, throwing items, and striking employees in the March 19 incident at the Panama City fast-food restaurant.

NYPD Lt. Who Ordered Fatal Tasering of Psychiatric Patient Commits Suicide

October 2, 2008
Lt. Michael Pigott, a 21-year veteran, shot himself to death just before 6 a.m. after reporting to work at the Emergency Services Unit headquarters at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, police sources said.
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