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Report: Detroit Police Oversight Commissioner Abused Authority

A report by the City of Detroit Inspector General says that the Board of Police Commissioners in that city abused its authority in hiring and other practices.

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Illinois Officer Injured by Attacker During Attempted Arrest

An officer with the Savanna (IL) Police Department was taken to the hospital after a man who was reportedly harboring a fugitive attacked officers attempting to arrest the wanted man.

Wisconsin Officer Found Justified in Fatal Shooting

An officer with the Fox Valley (WI) Police Department who shot and killed a man last month will not face criminal charges.

Ohio Department Marks 50-Year Anniversary of K-9 Unit

The Newark (OH) Division of Police recently celebrated the 50-year anniversary of its K-9 Unit.

Wisconsin Police Stumble Upon "Grisly" Scene of Half-Eaten Donuts

The Sparta (WI) Police Department had some fun on social media after an officer discovered a box of half-eaten donuts in a parking lot late one night.

Illinois State Police to Discontinue Bachelor's Degree Requirement

The Illinois State Police announced this month that the agency would no longer require a four-year degree for applicants.

Indiana Trooper Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash

An Indiana State Trooper died Friday night in a single-vehicle crash.

Off-Duty Missouri Officer Killed in Head-On Vehicle Collision

Officer James "Mitch" Ellis, 49, had just gotten off work and was heading home to his family in Illinois when an oncoming vehicle crashed head on into the vehicle he was driving.

Chicago Officer Struck by Patrol Vehicle During Foot Pursuit

An officer with the Chicago Police Department was hospitalized on Thursday afternoon after he was struck by a patrol vehicle as he was engaged in a foot pursuit of a man suspected to be armed.

Shoplifter Armed with Edged Weapons Attacks Minnesota Officer

A woman armed with a screwdriver and a knife reportedly attacked an officer with the St. Paul Police Department.