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MN Chief Says Officer Drew Gun Instead of Taser in Fatal Traffic Stop Shooting

In the clip, the officer can be heard shouting "I'll tase you." Video shows her duty pistol in her hand.

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Man Accused of Throwing Firebombs at Portland Officers Arrested in Indiana

Malik Muhammed, 24, was taken into police custody in Indianapolis on multiple warrants, the Portland Police Bureau said. He is charged with first- and second-degree attempted murder, attempted aggravated murder, unlawful manufacture of a destructive device, and unlawful use of a weapon.

Atlanta Mayor Announces Plan to Hire 250 Officers

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said 90 police recruits are currently in the pipeline, and that she is working with the City Council to enact a retention bonus for officers. The department is about 400 officers under its authorized level.

2 Charged Over Bear Spray Attack on Fallen Capitol Officer

The suspects are charged with nine counts including assaulting three officers with a deadly weapon — Brian Sicknick, another U.S. Capitol Police officer identified as C. Edwards, and a D.C. police officer identified as B. Chapman.

Fallen Tampa Officer Saved Temporarily Paralyzed Deputy During Summer Riot

During the riot at the University Mall in May of 2020, Hillsborough County Master Deputy William Scobie was hit in the head with a piece of concrete, which left him temporarily paralyzed. Madsen and another officer with TPD rushed to Scobie’s aid, carried him to the car and took him to the hospital.

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill That Could Criminalize Taunting Officers

Under the legislation, anyone who "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response" would be guilty of a misdemeanor and face up to 90 days in jail and fines.

Carrying the Heavy Load of Police Duty During Stressful Times

The last year was extremely difficult for America's law enforcement officers, but few buckled under the stress.

Cause and Effect: Why Attacks on Officers Appear to Be Increasing

Attacking police has become normalized for millions of Americans, whether they participate in the attacks or cheer at their televisions as if their favorite team was on the verge of winning the Super Bowl.

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Rochester Officers Over Death of Daniel Prude

The Rochester police union president has defended the officers who arrested Prude, saying they appeared to follow protocol and urging changes to procedure if necessary. “Let’s not indict a police officer at the lowest level so the public feels or the family feels that there some semblance of justice,” Michael Mazzeo, president of Rochester Police Locust Club said last year.

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Grand Jury Dismisses Charges Against Buffalo Officers Over Shoving of Protester

The charges were filed against Officers Aaron Torgalski and Robert McCabe followed an incident during a Black Lives Matter protest in June in front of Buffalo City Hall.