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Fla. Executes Inmate In CO's Death

June 13, 2013
The state of Florida administered a lethal injection Wednesday to a death row inmate convicted of killing a corrections officer during a botched jail break nearly three decades ago.

Video: Detroit Cop Says Fatal Raid Shooting Not Negligent

June 13, 2013
The Detroit Police tactical operator accused of negligently causing a 7-year-old's death testified Thursday that he constantly thinks about a shooting he said was accidental.

IRS Agent Patrol Rifles Questioned

June 12, 2013
A Southern Republican congressman questioned why enforcement agents with the Internal Revenue Service need AR-15 patrol rifles in remarks to Politico.

U.S. Senator Calls for Renewal of Body Armor Program

June 12, 2013
U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) called on Congress to reauthorize a program to help fund bulletproof vests for local police agencies. Coons said Congress let the program expire last summer.
<p>Screenshot via KTRK.</p>

Former Houston Cop Convicted In Teen's Beating

June 12, 2013
A former Houston police officer was convicted Wednesday for his role in the 2010 beating of a teenage burglary suspect that was caught on surveillance video. A six-person jury convicted Drew Ryser of official oppression, a misdemeanor.

Video: Tenn. Officers Disciplined for Rough Arrest

June 12, 2013
Three Knoxville (Tenn.) Police Department officers resigned and four others face disciplinary measures stemming from the rough arrest of a mentally ill homeless man in February.

Alaska Agency's Policy Curtails Shooting at Vehicles

June 12, 2013
Following a series of officer-involved shootings, the Anchorage (Alaska) Police Department has altered its use-of-force policy to limit officers' ability to fire at moving vehicles.
<p>Screenshot via KVUE.</p>

Texas Cabbie Sues Police After Drunken Attack

June 11, 2013
An Austin, Texas, cab driver has sued the city and five police officers, after a drunk subject attacked him on the ride home.
<p>Photo via Sardis PD.</p>

Troubled Ex-Cop Killed In Ga. Evidence Room

June 11, 2013
A former Sardis (Ga.) Police officer once nicknamed "Robocop" was fatally shot by a current officer early Monday after he was found in the station's evidence room wielding an ax.
<p>Screenshot via CBS New York.</p>

N.J. Bill Would Allow Police Cell Phone Searches After Accidents

June 11, 2013
A state bill in New Jersey would allow police officers to search the cell phones of drivers at accident scenes to determine if they were talking or texting before the crash.
Police Magazine