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Former NYPD Officer Sues Department Over Dismissal

A former NYPD cop—who was reportedly dismissed from his position for shooting his girlfriend— says in a newly filed lawsuit that it was she who attacked him and that the department ignored his own claims of being the victim of domestic violence.

September 26, 2018

107-Year-Old Ark. Man Killed In Police Gun Battle

Pine Bluff (Ark.) Police SWAT officers shot and killed a 107-year-old man who opened fire on them during a standoff at a home on Saturday. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance call involving Monroe Isadore, who had pointed a gun at his granddaughter.

September 9, 2013

Former Ariz. Officer's Murder Trial Begins

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of a former Phoenix Police officer accused of murder and animal cruelty stemming from a domestic call almost three years ago.

August 5, 2013

Shots Fired: Carbondale, Illinois 01/29/2007

Shots Fired: Carbondale, Illinois 01/29/2007

When Officer John Doogan and his partner arrived at the cottage house on Beveridge Street, all they knew was that it was a domestic call and that such calls took all shapes and forms. Neither officer knew just how out of control things had gotten before their arrival and how bad things were about to get.

June 14, 2013

Video: Calif. Cops TASER Domestic Suspect In Home

Video: Calif. Cops TASER Domestic Suspect In Home

Cotati (Calif.) Police officers entered the home of a military veteran after a neighbor called 911 Friday to report a domestic dispute. The veteran released his video of the episode that he says shows police improperly entered his home.

May 16, 2013

Ind. Man Gets 40 Years for Firing at Trooper

A Circuit Court judge has sentenced 20-year-old Zachary Buza to 40 years in prison for shooting at an Indiana State Police trooper from the window of a Rosedale home following a domestic dispute in July 2012.

March 18, 2013

Jury: TASER Not Liable for Suspect's Cardiac Arrest

A St. Louis Circuit Court jury has found in favor of TASER International in a product liability lawsuit filed by a man shot by an officer during a domestic call, the company announced.

December 13, 2012

Man Shot After 5-Hour Standoff In Fort Worth

A man who had threatened his family and pointed a weapon at responding officers was shot by a Fort Worth Police Department SWAT operator after a five-hour standoff.

October 30, 2012

N.H. Trooper's $1.5M False Imprisonment Award Overturned

A Merrimack County Superior Court judge this week vacated a jury verdict awarding $1.5 million to former state trooper James Conrad, ruling the state police had immunity from claims they falsely imprisoned Conrad in 2007.

July 9, 2012

Ill. Cops Fatally Shoot Autistic Teen

Suburban Chicago police on Wednesday shot to death a 15-year-old boy suffering from Asperger's syndrome after he allegedly threatened officers with a knife.

February 3, 2012

Ninth Circuit: Stun Gun Use Excessive In 2 Cases

The use of stun guns against two resistive subjects in Seattle and Maui was excessive, a federal appeals court ruled earlier this week. An 11-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued the rulings in the two cases from 2006 and 2004.

October 20, 2011

Supporters Rally for ATF Agent Facing Murder Charge in Virgin Islands
The "Emergency Aid Doctrine"

The "Emergency Aid Doctrine"

Officers can enter when it reasonably appears someone inside may need emergency aid, regardless of the officers' actual, subjective motivations for going inside.

February 5, 2010

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