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Man Pleads Guilty to Burning Minneapolis Police Station

Surveillance video footage from the Third Precinct showed Williams, wearing a mask, a baseball cap and a hooded sweatshirt, standing near the entrance of the Third Precinct holding a Molotov cocktail while other co-conspirators lit the wick.

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Rochester Officers Assaulted in Station, Protester Charged

The officers, the department said, were transported to a local hospital along with a third officer who was injured during the incident.

LAPD Releases Body Camera Video of Gun Grab Attack, "Pistol-Whipping" in Station

Investigators say 29-year-old Jose Guzman walked into the Harbor station attacked an officer, took away his gun, and beat the officer with the weapon.

Virginia Officers Arrest Man for Attempted Arson at Police Department

Officers with the Fredericksburg (VA) Police Department have arrested a man suspected to have lit at least two fires outside of local police departments last May.

LAPD Officer "Pistol Whipped" by Suspect Inside Division Station

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department was attacked inside a division station facility by a suspect who allegedly grabbed the officer's sidearm and began "pistol whipping" him with it.

Seattle Police Come Under Attack During Breonna Taylor Rioting

In a second night of unrest in cities across the country, protests that appeared to be mostly peaceful in daylight hours devolved into violence following the approach of night, with one officer in Seattle being attacked with a baseball bat by a rioter as other officers dodged fireworks being thrown at them by the unruly assembly.

Minneapolis Police Renting Building to Replace Torched 3rd Precinct HQ

A City Council committee on Thursday approved spending $3.6 million to sublease the building for three years and $1.2 million to renovate it. The building is about a half-mile (0.8 kilometers) from the 3rd Precinct headquarters that was burned by rioters on May 28 after officers were ordered to evacuate.

Minnesota Man Charged In Arson Attack on Minneapolis Police Department

A Minnesota man is now facing charges for the arson attack on a precinct building in the aftermath of the in-custody death of George Floyd, which sparked violent riots across the country.

Missouri Officer Struck by Vehicle, Suspect Shot and Now in Custody

Officer Mark Priebe—a 21-year veteran of the Springfield Police Department—was struck by a car in the parking lot outside police headquarters Tuesday morning.

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Police Militarization: An Argument in Favor of LBVs, APCs, and 1033

The debate on "militarization" of American law enforcement has deep history. However, the discussion should now turn to the future of public safety in the United States.