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Suspended San Francisco Officer Charged with Robbing Bank

Surveillance video showed a man, later identified by police as Rain Daugherty, 44, walk into the bank just after 2 p.m. and hand a bank teller a note demanding $50 and $100 bills.

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Texas Police Save Baby Being Held by Suspect as Human Shield

Murphy (TX) police rescued a baby from a suspected bank robber who allegedly tried to use the child as a human shield when officers attempted to arrest her. More here. 

MA Police Arrest Bank Robbery Suspect Hiding in Port-A-Potty

A bank robbery suspect who allegedly led police on a chase in Boston was taken into custody after being found in a portable bathroom, or port-a-potty.

FL K-9 Officer Shot in Face, Bank Robbery Suspect Killed in Pursuit

A veteran Jacksonville, FL, K-9 officer is in stable condition after he was shot in the face during the Tuesday afternoon pursuit of a bank robbery suspect. The suspect was killed in a shootout with the wounded officer and a detective.

North Hollywood Shootout: Baptism of Fire

Officer Zboravan recalls the infamous North Hollywood Shootout with lifesaving advice for officers who are shot.

Video: IL Police Say Robbery Suspect Used Man as Human Shield Before Officers Shot Him

What started as a bank robbery attempt in North Riverside, IL, Tuesday spilled over to a neighboring Burlington Coat Factory where officers confronted and shot the suspect, but not before he tried to use an elderly customer as a shield, police say.

IL Police Say Robbery Suspect Used Man as Human Shield Before Officers Shot Him

What started as a bank robbery attempt in North Riverside, IL, Tuesday spilled over to a neighboring Burlington Coat Factory where officers confronted and shot the suspect, but not before he tried to use an elderly customer as a shield, police say.

FL SWAT Team Rescues Hostages, Ends Bank Standoff

A bank robbery suspect who took hostages Thursday morning inside a Community First Credit Union in Jacksonville, FL, is in custody and the 11 hostages were freed safely thanks to the SWAT team, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Robbing Banks Doesn't Pay Like It Used To

Bank heists have fallen about as fast as any other crime, dropping almost 60% in the past quarter century, according to FBI statistics. And robbers are getting away with less and less loot.

Massachusetts Chief Helps Foil Bank Robbery Getaway

“I still like to keep my hand in the action. You try not to forget where you came from,” said Heagney, a police officer for 17 years and chief for the past five years.