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FBI Arrests Arkansas Man Over Beating of DC Officer with Flagpole During Capitol Riot

Authorities said Peter Francis Stager was seen in videos of the riot holding an American flag on a pole, then using that pole as a weapon to strike the officer who was working to secure the building.

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Retired PA Firefighter Arrested Over Assault on Officers with Extinguisher, Not Suspected in Sicknick Murder

The projectile he is accused of throwing was not the one that killed Police Officer Brian Sicknick, who was also struck in the head by a fire extinguisher during the melee and later died from his injuries, authorities said.

Video Captures Rioters' Brutal Assault on Capitol Police Officer

The officer seen in the video, as well as in other photos and videos of the moment that later surfaced on social media, has not been officially identified. The extent of the injuries the officer suffered in the attack is not clear.

Protesters Angered Over COVID Lockdown Clash with Police at OR State Capitol

Oregon State Police said protesters entered the Capitol, and at least one used "chemical agents" on officers.

GA Police Vehicle Stolen by Naked Woman, Officer Hit and Injured

A Forest Park, GA, police officer is recovering in the hospital after he was intentionally struck by his own patrol vehicle driven by a naked woman.

Judge Holds Seattle Police in Contempt Over Use of Less-Lethal Weapons at Protests

The Monday ruling by Judge Richard Jones of the Western District of Washington in Seattle said the department had failed to prove that its use of pepper spray, Pepperballs, blast balls and paint balls during four 2020 protests was warranted.

Miami Officer Becomes Mentor to Teen Who Assaulted Him During Protest

Officer Raymon Washington was struck over the head with a skateboard by 17-year-old Michael Marshall during the protest.

Protester Tried to Strangle NYPD Officer with Chain

The NYPD tweeted out a photo of the chain with the message: “Violence – in any form – is unacceptable. We will be reviewing this incident, and bring any additional perpetrators to justice.”

NYPD Chief Punched, Sergeant Spit On During Election Protest

n another election protest incident, a woman faces charges after she allegedly spit in the face on an NYPD sergeant.

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Laser Pointers Banned from Public Gatherings in Los Angeles

LAPD Lt. Christopher Zine said Los Angeles has had 20 incidents of laser pointers being used to blind or distract people this year, and not just police officers.