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Supreme Court Rejects Officers' Lawsuit in Freddie Gray Case

The High Court agreed with a lower court ruling that Mosby has prosecutorial immunity in the case, declining to take up the appeal, and effectively ending the case in Mosby's favor.

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Washington Voters Back Changes to Deadly Force Standards

Law enforcement officers in Washington will face different standards for incidents involving deadly force now that Initiative 940 has reportedly passed with 60% of the vote statewide.

Wisconsin Man Who Illegally Sold Gun Used to Kill Chicago Officer Gets Prison Time

U.S. District Judge James Peterson sentenced Thomas Caldwell, who sold dozens of guns without a license on a controversial website, to about three years in prison. Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer was fatally shot with one of the guns Caldwell sold.

Virginia Officer Indicted for 2017 Non-Fatal OIS

Officer Jeremy Durocher of the Portsmouth (VA) Police Department has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding—and a related firearms charge—for an officer-involved shooting that occurred in October 2017.

Body Camera Video Released of Non-Fatal OIS in Virginia

Officer Jeremy Durocher of the Portsmouth (VA) Police Department has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding—and a related firearms charge—for an officer-involved shooting that occurred in October 2017. Body camera footage reveals that Durocher repeatedly shouted to other responding officers, "He has a gun! He has a gun!" before the shooting.

Wife of Slain Officer Removed from Appeal Hearing for Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

During a hearing to determine whether or not to extend the appeal hearing of Mumia Abu-Jamal in the fatal 1981 shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, Maureen Faulkner—the officer's widow—rose to her feet to sternly address the judge.

California Jury Clears LAPD Officer in Fatal 2016 Shooting of Armed Man

A jury in Los Angeles on Monday determined that an LAPD officer did not use excessive force when he fatally shot an armed 18-year-old man in the back in 2016.

Canadian Department to Ban Cannabis Use for Officers, Even Off-Duty

Any Calgary Police Service members qualified to carry firearms who are capable of being operationally deployed—in other words, called to a scene—will not be allowed to use recreational cannabis in any form.

Judge Dismisses Retaliation / Defamation Suit Filed by New Jersey Officer

A judge has dismissed a retaliation and defamation lawsuit filed by a former New Jersey police officer who was fired following his arrest of State Assemblyman Paul Moriarty in 2012.

California Legislature Passes Bills on Police Transparency

The California Legislature has approved two measures that would allow the press and the public to more easily obtain information about police activity that had previously been kept confidential.