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Alabama Detective Killed Off Duty, Ex-Boyfriend Charged with Murder

A Montgomery, AL, police detective was killed Monday morning in an apparent domestic violence related incident and her ex-boyfriend was charged in connection to her death.

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Wounded Tulsa Officer's Neighbors Plan to Feed His Family Through August

Neighbor Natalie Gaffney says, “The last thing they need to worry about is a meal.”

Georgia Governor Calls in National Guard, Highway Patrol to Help Quell Atlanta Violence

The governor authorized the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops in the wake of violence in Atlanta over the weekend that left more than 30 people wounded and five dead, including an 8-year-old girl.

Houston-Area Officer in Stable Condition After Being Shot

A Harris County (TX) Deputy Constable is now listed in stable condition after being shot during a call for service at a domestic disturbance early Tuesday morning.

Texas Officer Burned by Firework Thrown into Patrol Vehicle

An officer with the Amarillo Police Department was burned by an exploding firework that was hurled into his patrol vehicle over the Independence Day weekend.

Metro DC Officer Stabbed, Good Samaritan Steps in to Help

An officer with the Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department was stabbed multiple times on Thursday afternoon and a citizen who witnessed the attack rushed in to help get control of the suspect.

West Virginia Officer Seen Shooting Possum Was "Putting it Out of Misery"

An officer with the Morgantown (WV) Police Department who was seen on a video posted to social media shooting a possum was "putting it out of its misery," after it had been hit by a car and severely injured.

3 Oklahoma Troopers Seriously Injured During Procession for Slain Tulsa Officer

Three troopers on motorcycles crashed on the westbound lanes of the Kilpatrick Turnpike, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. All are in serious condition.

8 Louisiana Officers Indicted on Charges of Excessive Use of Force

Eight officers with the Shreveport (LA) Police Department are now accused of using excessive force against two men a prosecutor said had "raised their hands ... in an apparent attempt to surrender without resistance" following a police pursuit.

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Virginia Senate Democrats Want to Downgrade Assaulting Officers from Felony to Misdemeanor

Under current law, anyone who is convicted of assaulting a law enforcement officer is guilty of a Class 6 felony and is subject to a mandatory minimum term of confinement of six months, according to Virginia code.