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BART Officer Killed by Friendly Fire Wanted SWAT for Similar Searches

February 10, 2014
BART police Sgt. Tom Smith had asked his superiors to assign the department's SWAT team to take part in high-risk searches of residences to ensure safety, but was rebuffed, before he was shot dead last month by a fellow officer during a search in a Dublin apartment.

Calif. Officer Arrested for Sexual Battery

February 10, 2014
Most of the cases involve claims that Hays inappropriately touched women — all in their 20s or 30s — during pat-down searches of their bodies.

Privately Funded Detroit PD Cruisers Ready for the Street

February 10, 2014
The Detroit Police Department has put 130 of 144 new police cars into service, at least 100 of which were given to the city through an $8 million donation in the spring.

Philly PD Sets Transgender Contact Policy

February 10, 2014
Deputy Commissioner Kevin Bethel worked with members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community to fine-tune the nine-page directive.

Detroit Officer Cleared in Accidental Discharge Death

February 10, 2014
Police said then that Miller “embraced” Parrish from behind while dancing. Parrish, now 40, was wearing his police-issued handgun on his waist, and it fired striking Miller once.

Video: Dashcam Captures Deadly S.C. Pursuit

February 10, 2014
The video comes from the South Carolina Highway Patrol's dash cam and shows the trooper attempting to pull over a motorist for running a traffic signal. What should have been a routine traffic stop turned into a high-speed chase.

Trial Brings New Scrutiny of Stand Your Ground Law

February 7, 2014
Nearly seven months after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman, whose shooting of an unarmed black teenager made him synonymous with Florida’s so-called Stand Your Ground law, the state’s latest drama involving a fatal burst of gunfire and a claim of self-defense began to play out Thursday in a Florida courtroom.

Three Charged With Va. Capt.'s Murder

February 7, 2014
Three suspects are behind bars in Henrico, Va., accused of murdering Waynesboro Police reserve Captain Kevin Quick, according to court documents.
<p>Sgt. Cory Wride (Photo: Utah County Sheriff&#39;s Office)</p>

Thousands Attend Slain Utah Officer’s Funeral

February 6, 2014
On Wednesday, with several thousand fellow law enforcement officials in attendance, the Wride family and friends remembered their shy cowboy’s life during the Utah County Sheriff’s sergeant’s funeral. Wride, 44, of Benjamin, was killed while on duty last Thursday.

Body of Missing Va. Captain Believed Found

February 6, 2014
Searchers have found the body of a missing Virginia Police captain in Goochland, according to law enforcement sources.
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