Law enforcement agencies

In this April 6, 2017 photo, a U.S. Border Patrol agent gives information about working for the agency to 24-year-old Ric Kindle, of the Phoenix area, at the Country Thunder Music Festival in Florence, Ariz. U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the parent agency of the Border Patrol and of Office of Field Operations, set up the recruitment booth at the festival in an effort to hire more agents and customs officers. President Donald Trump has ordered 5,000 new Border Patrol positions. (AP Photo/Astrid Galvan)
May 03, 2017 - 2:29 pm
FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) — The beer was flowing and music was blaring in the middle of the Arizona desert when Ric Kindle approached a group of Border Patrol agents and customs officers out to recruit new hires. This was no average job fair. This was Country Thunder, one of the nation's largest country...
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Odell Edwards wipes away tears as he sits with his wife, Charmaine Edwards, listening to their attorney Lee Merritt talking about the death of their son, Jordan Edwards, in a police shooting Saturday in Balch Springs, Texas, in Merritt's law office in Dallas, Monday, May 1, 2017. A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy’s family said officers were trying to “justify the unjustifiable.” (Guy Reynolds/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 10:35 am
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas fired the officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving a party, and family members of the teenager said they want criminal charges filed against the officer. The Balch Springs, Texas, officer, identified as Roy...
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Odell Edwards wipes away tears as he sits with his wife, Charmaine Edwards, listening to their attorney Lee Merritt talking about the death of their son, Jordan Edwards, in a police shooting Saturday in Balch Springs, Texas, in Merritt's law office in Dallas, Monday, May 1, 2017. A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy’s family said officers were trying to “justify the unjustifiable.” (Guy Reynolds/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 8:20 am
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas fired the officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving a party, and family members of the teenager said they want criminal charges filed against the officer. The Balch Springs, Texas, officer, identified as Roy...
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May 03, 2017 - 8:18 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Spartanburg city staff and the Spartanburg Police Department say they've ramped up enforcement of derelict vehicle laws in response to multiple complaints. The Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2pH17Jv ) teams of police officers and city code enforcers...
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Damon Brumfield, a student at Southern University of Baton Rouge, poses while his friends take photos, in front of a mural honoring Alton Sterling, outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the death of Sterling, whose death was captured on cell phone video, fueling protests in Louisiana's capital and beyond. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
May 03, 2017 - 6:53 am
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Justice Department's decision not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the shooting death of a black man may not be the final legal chapter in a case that reverberated far beyond Louisiana's capital. The department's decision doesn't preclude state...
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Odell Edwards wipes away tears as he sits with his wife, Charmaine Edwards, listening to their attorney Lee Merritt talking about the death of their son, Jordan Edwards, in a police shooting Saturday in Balch Springs, Texas, in Merritt's law office in Dallas, Monday, May 1, 2017. A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy’s family said officers were trying to “justify the unjustifiable.” (Guy Reynolds/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 03, 2017 - 1:30 am
BALCH SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — Police in suburban Dallas have fired the officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old boy riding in a vehicle leaving party, and the family of the teenager wants criminal charges filed against the officer. Balch Springs, Texas, Police Chief Jonathan Haber says the...
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Odell Edwards wipes away tears as he sits with his wife, Charmaine Edwards, listening to their attorney Lee Merritt talking about the death of their son, Jordan Edwards, in a police shooting Saturday in Balch Springs, Texas, in Merritt's law office in Dallas, Monday, May 1, 2017. A suburban Dallas police chief said Monday that his department wrongly described why an officer fired into a moving vehicle and killed Jordan Edwards, after an attorney for the boy’s family said officers were trying to “justify the unjustifiable.” (Guy Reynolds/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 7:42 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Texas 15-year-old who was killed when a police officer fired into a moving vehicle in which the teen was riding (all times local): 6:35 p.m. A suburban Dallas police department has fired the police officer who shot and killed a black 15-year-old...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. Slager is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed during a 2015 traffic stop. A copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday, May 2, 2017, also shows state prosecutors are dropping a pending murder charge against Slager. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
May 02, 2017 - 6:12 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five...
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FILE- In this July 18, 2016, file photo, David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A jury on Monday, May 1, 2017, recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days. The jail is overseen by Clarke, but the inquest did not target him. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 02, 2017 - 5:27 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A lengthy inquest into the dehydration death of a Milwaukee inmate has raised troubling questions about how Sheriff David Clarke manages the county jail, just as the White House is said to be considering the tough-talking lawman for a job. Seven jail staffers could face criminal...
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FILE- In this July 18, 2016, file photo, David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wis., speaks during the opening day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. A jury on Monday, May 1, 2017, recommended criminal charges against seven Milwaukee County jail staffers in the dehydration death of an inmate who went without water for seven days. The jail is overseen by Clarke, but the inquest did not target him. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 02, 2017 - 4:44 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — An inquest into the dehydration death of a Milwaukee inmate is raising troubling questions about how conservative firebrand Sheriff David Clarke manages the county jail at a time when his political profile is rising. The White House is said to be considering the tough-talking...
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