An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department who was injured during a protest over the fatal officer-involved shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016 may pursue a negligence claim in court against the protest organizer, a federal appeals court ruled.
April 26, 2019
Participating in or being near a riot could lead to prosecution on felony racketeering charges and property seizures under a proposal advanced by an Arizona Senate committee Thursday.
February 3, 2017
Designed for law enforcement missions involving rioters and hostages, the SWAT Bot Robotic Weapon is a first-person view, unmanned ground vehicle that allows a remote operator to record video in a hazardous environment. The SWAT Bot can travel at speeds of up to 50 mph with a wireless range of 500 feet. It features an M16-style less-lethal weapon that fires pepperballs, paintballs, and hardened rubber rounds. It's produced by InspectorBots.com.
January 4, 2011
The Prince George's County (Md.) Police Department has suspended a second officer involved in a videotaped incident that showed officers in riot gear striking the student during an after-game riot.
April 15, 2010
A Prince George's County (Md.) tactical officer seen in video footage striking a University of Maryland student has been suspended, while investigators say they're working to identify two additional officers.
April 13, 2010