The video at the center of the investigation shows the officer placing a collar on 4-year-old K-9 Zuul, then lifting the dog off the ground using the collar. After struggling to get the dog into the back of a vehicle, the officer appears to strike the animal.
March 3, 2021
Police said K9 Luna was sent in to apprehend the suspect, at which point, the suspect fired gunshots, which hit Luna. Officers returned fire, then set up a perimeter to contain the scene, according to the police.
February 26, 2021
Blaine, MN, police say officers first responded to a report of a shoplifting at a Kohl’s just before 1 p.m. Officers soon located the suspects in a stolen car. They drove off, then reportedly carjacked the driver of a pick-up truck at gunpoint and fled north on Highway 65.
February 25, 2021
A witness said the deputy was pursuing a Dodge Charger into an intersection when the deputy was struck by another vehicle.
February 25, 2021
Trooper S. Renee Padgett was a trooper for 27 years, working first in Gig Harbor, then in Bellevue where she was a wrecking-yard trooper. They inspect wrecking yards, scrap processors and hulk haulers
February 18, 2021
The charges were filed against Officers Aaron Torgalski and Robert McCabe followed an incident during a Black Lives Matter protest in June in front of Buffalo City Hall.
February 12, 2021
At one point, Chief Brian Manley said a door was open, revealing the child hostage motioning to officers to come inside, telling them there was no one inside the home with him. However, officers saw the suspect shut the door. This was now believed to be an attempt to lure officers inside, according to Manley.
February 11, 2021
When the tactical team tried to breach the door at about 3 a.m., they were fired upon and three officers were wounded. Drumond-Cruz then barricaded himself inside the home.
February 5, 2021
The vehicle ended up stuck in snow and one of the occupants, a male suspect, who attempted to run was found in deep snow. Officers were attempting to bring him into custody when their dog, Oliver, was stabbed repeatedly with a knife, police say.
February 4, 2021
Sarver said he and suspect Christian Lee Guzman had an intense struggle, as Guzman tried to steal a car outside of San Marcos Premium Outlets. At the time, Sarver had no idea there were two girls, a 10 and 15-year-old, inside the car. Then they started screaming.
February 2, 2021
Officer Daniel Vargas was shot in the back after members of the Gun Violence Suppression Division saw the man on Lafayette Avenue near White Plains Road just before 10:30 p.m.
January 27, 2021
Prosecutors allege their investigation discovered that the indicted officers were part of a unit that falsified documentation about drug payments to confidential informants, routinely used false information to get search warrants, and lied in police reports.
January 26, 2021
The officers were patrolling the bay when they spotted the dog. They quickly pulled him from the freezing water, wrapped him in a blanket and brought him to a local veterinarian.
January 21, 2021
Jamie Davidson was serving a life sentence for his role in the murder of Officer Wallie Howard Jr. He was convicted in 1993.
January 21, 2021
Attorney General Gurbir Grewal directed staff to research how many police dogs are in the state, how they are trained and when they’ve bitten residents, among other information, and submit recommendations by the end of March.
January 6, 2021