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Oklahoma Department Posts Adorable Picture of New K-9 Pup

The Kellyville Police Department—located in Creek County, Oklahoma—posted a picture of its newest "hire" on Facebook, and it quickly went viral.

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California Officers Shoot, Kill Armed Man in Car at Taco Bell

McCoy was shot following a 911 call around 10:30 p.m. Saturday, by employees at the Taco Bell. Two officers approached the car and saw a man slumped over in the driver’s seat, in a car that had stopped in the drive-through. The officers saw a gun in the man’s lap and called for backup, the news release says.

Denver Officer Injured, Suspect Wounded in Domestic Response

When police arrived, officers observed the male suspect threatening the female victim with a gun. Police said the officers opened fire, hitting the suspect several times. The female victim, who had called 911, was not injured.

Washington State Legislation Could Vacate 200,000 Marijuana Convictions

The identical bills, SB 5605 and HB 1500, would require the sentencing court to vacate a conviction for misdemeanor marijuana possession if the person applying was 21 or older at the time of the offense.

Ex-L.A. Sheriff Baca Loses Appeal, Faces Prison

An appeals court upheld the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca on Monday, clearing the way for the now ailing law enforcement figure to spend years in prison for obstructing justice and lying to federal authorities.

Woman Crashes Car Into California Police Department Lobby

According to NBC News, the woman was furious that the doors to the LAPD Harbor Division station were locked, so she drove her vehicle through those very doors and then backed out of the building.

Lawyer for Accused Cop Killer Wants Mental Evaluation Sealed

The defense attorney for Gustavo Perez Arriaga—who is accused of killing Corporal Ronil Singh of the Newman (CA) Police Department—wants the mental evaluation he requested for his client to remain sealed.

Colorado Department Welcomes Two New K-9 Officers

The Colorado Springs (CO) Police Department announced on Facebook on Thursday that the agency has added two new K-9 Officers to its ranks.

California Legislation Allowing Safe Injection Sites Reintroduced

The City by the Bay has more drug users than students enrolled in public schools—there are about 24,500 injection drug users in San Francisco and 16,000 students enrolled in San Francisco Unified School District.

Mayor Orders LAPD to Scale Back Vehicle Stops, Says Black Drivers Disproportionately Stopped

The mayor wants the department to direct resources to other activities that will help build trust with the citizens of Los Angeles.