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Knife-Wielding Man Shot, Killed by Troopers on Seattle Bridge

June 17, 2014
Washington state troopers shot a man who reportedly advanced on them with a knife after stopping his truck and setting it on fire on a busy bridge Monday night. The man has died from wounds sustained during the shooting.

Video: Off-Duty N.J. Police Dispatcher Rescues Two From House Fire

June 17, 2014
Authorities are praising an off-duty police dispatcher who rescued two neighbors from a fire that destroyed their home early Monday in Carteret, N.J.

High Court: 'Straw' Gun Purchases Illegal

June 17, 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday deemed "straw" purchases of firearms illegal, delivering a huge win to advocates of stricter gun controls. The case, Abramski v. United States, centered on a former police officer who bought a Glock 19 handgun for his uncle.

Video: Off-Duty FBI Agent Stops Shooter in Illinois Bar

June 17, 2014
East Peoria, Ill., Police are praising the efforts of an off-duty FBI Agent who took down a man after he opened fire in an East Peoria bar Saturday night, but authorities are still searching for what led to this tragedy

Drug Rules Eased for NOPD Recruits

June 17, 2014
In an effort to boost New Orleans Police Department recruiting efforts, the Civil Service Commission Monday voted to relax drug and education rules for new applicants.

Video: 3 Searches Fail to Find Gun on Denver Suspect

June 17, 2014
Denver officers tried to frisk a suspect three times, even knocking a knife from his waistband, but failed to find a gun the suspect allegedly used to shoot at the officers.

New Jersey State Police Selects SureFire X300 Ultra as Standard Issue Weaponlight

June 17, 2014
The SureFire X300 Ultra has been adopted as part of New Jersey State Police's standard-issue weapon light.

Beretta USA Seeking Stories for "Faces of the M9" Campaign

June 16, 2014
Beretta U.S.A. has launched a new campaign for the M9 handgun in conjunction with the upcoming 30th anniversary of the adoption of the firearm by the U.S. Armed Services. The "Faces of the M9" campaign will feature stories from active-duty military and veterans who tell how the Beretta M9 has been a part of their service to the country.

Tacoma Officer Runs Over Man Lying In Street

June 16, 2014
A Tacoma (Wash.) PD officer was patrolling for car prowlers, running license plates on his computer before he hit the man, who was lying in the road.
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2 Officers Injured in Rural California Shootout

June 16, 2014
A BLM officer and a CHP officer were injured in a shootout with a suspect in remote Nevada County, California.
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