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UK Man Who Attempted to Drive Over Officers Sentenced to Life

A man who reportedly drove a car at civilians and police officers outside Britain's Parliament Building last year has been found guilty and sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 15 years to be served.

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14 Officers in Mexico Killed in Ambush Attack

Fourteen police officers were killed in an ambush attack in the state of Michoacán, where drug cartels have for years been engaged in violent battle with each other and with Mexican police.

Number of Canadian Police Officers Falls to 10-Year Low

The number of police officers in Canada has fallen to a 10-year low, with 68,562 officers nationwide in 2018—463 fewer than a year earlier.

Suspected Drug Runners Rescue Spanish Police Officers on High Seas

A group of suspected drug traffickers who were fleeing a police boat off the coast of Spain ended up rescuing their pursuers after the two watercraft collided on Friday.

3 French Officers, 1 Other Killed in Knife Attack

A veteran police employee in France reportedly used a knife to kill four of his colleagues at Police Headquarters in the heart of Paris on Thursday before being shot dead in the building's vast courtyard.

Senior RCMP Intelligence Officer Arrested on Espionage Charges

A senior intelligence officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police has been arrested and charged with espionage on behalf of a foreign power.

New Zealand Firefighters Honor 9/11 First Responders with Haka

A video of the performance shows the firefighters performing the haka under the Sky Tower in Auckland, the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere.

Dutch Officer Murders His Children, Wounds Wife, Commits Suicide

A 34-year-old police officer in the Dutch city of Dordrecht—a suburb of Rotterdam—shot and killed two small children, wounded his wife, and then fatally turned the gun on himself.

Student Driver Leads Police in England on 137 MPH Vehicle Pursuit

A student driver in the United Kingdom who led police on a vehicle pursuit that reached a top speed of 137 miles per hour has been sentenced to eight months in jail.

Officer in Scotland Dies On Duty, Cause Not Released

An officer with the Scottish Police Federation died while on duty on Tuesday, the agency announced on Twitter.