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Report: Officer in France "Playing with Firearm" Fatally Shoots Colleague

An officer in France has died of a gunshot wound in what was described as "a tragedy due to a mistake in handling a loaded firearm."

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German Police Cadet Accidentally Shoots, Kills Fellow Trainee

The police cadet whose firearm discharged may face the charge of negligent homicide.

"Pokémon Go" Player Punches Japanese Police Officer Over Interrupted Game

A 40-year-old man in Japan’s Matsuyama City was reportedly stopped for questioning by a police officer, thus interrupting his game of "Pokémon Go."

21 Killed in Colombian Police Academy Bombing

Chief Prosecutor Néstor Martínez identified the attacker as José Aldemar Rojas, an ELN operative who had previously lost an arm in an explosives accident, according to The Associated Press. He was allegedly driving a 1993 Nissan SUV loaded with 175 pounds of pentolite, a highly explosive material.

British Police Investigate Drone Incursion at Heathrow Airport

Departures were halted at Heathrow Airport just west of London on Tuesday due to a reported drone incursion into the airspace.

Police in England Arrest 39 Following Stabbing

Police said the unusual mass arrest was necessary because the suspects refused to cooperate with police following the stabbing.

Japanese Police Install Nationwide Network of Surveillance Cameras to Protect Children

Citing concerns of increasing crimes targeting school children, the National Police Agency in Japan has begun to deploy a nationwide network of surveillance cameras along roads frequently used by children walking to and from school.

British Police Release 2 Arrested Following Gatwick Airport Drone Intrusion

Police in the United Kingdom have released two people—who have not yet been identified—arrested after an incursion of at least one drone into the airspace of Gatwick airport last week.

UK Police Testing Facial Recognition Software on Holiday Shoppers

Police in London are testing facial recognition software on Christmas shoppers, hoping the technology will detect known and wanted criminals in the crowds.

Riots Break Out in Greece on Anniversary of Fatal OIS of Teen

Rioters took to the streets in Athens and other cities in Greece on the ten-year anniversary of the shooting death of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos.