Law enforcement agencies

This image from video provided by KABC-TV shows the scene where a Los Angeles police officer was shot following the pursuit of a homicide suspect ending in El Segundo, Calif., on the border of neighboring Hawthorne, Thursday, June 29, 2017. Officials say the suspect was being pursued by a multi-agency task force but couldn't immediately provide additional details. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said the officer was wounded in the hip and will recover. The suspect was also shot and wounded. (KABC-TV via AP)
June 30, 2017 - 3:01 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A homicide suspect livestreamed on Facebook as he traded gunfire with police, eventually shooting a Los Angeles SWAT officer before a police round struck him, a law enforcement official said. The official was not authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke to The...
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In this May 2, 2017 photo, Eric Treene, Special Counsel For Religious Discrimination, Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on responses to the increase in religious hate crimes. Treene lamented the lack of solid data on hate crimes during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in May, saying incomplete numbers stymie officials’ ability to fully understand the problem. But he said the department is committed to prosecuting hate crimes, even as critics have blamed the Trump administration’s tough rhetoric and policies for a spike in such offenses. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 29, 2017 - 10:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The majority of hate crimes experienced by U.S. residents over a 12-year period were not reported to police, according to a new federal report released Thursday that stoked advocates' concerns about ongoing tensions between law enforcement and black and Latino communities. More...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:26 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a law enforcement officer shot in Sacramento, California (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The suspect in the shooting of a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was convicted nearly a decade ago of charges linked to the slaying of a brother and sister. Court and...
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FILE - In this April 15, 1989 file photo, police, stewards and supporters tend and care for wounded supporters on the pitch at Hillsborough Stadium, in Sheffield, England. British prosecutors on Wednesday June 28, 2017, are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush _ one of Britain’s worst-ever sporting disasters. (AP Photo, File)
June 28, 2017 - 5:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prosecutors charged a former senior police commander with manslaughter Wednesday in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead — long-awaited vindication for the families of the victims after authorities spent years blaming fans for the catastrophe. The charges...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016 file photo, Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, center, a rancher from Arizona, talks to reporters at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore. An FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at Finicum in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon. Sources familiar with the case say the agent will face allegations of making a false statement with intent to obstruct justice, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
June 28, 2017 - 5:25 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An FBI agent pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police. W. Joseph Astarita said nothing during a brief court hearing and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016 file photo, Robert "LaVoy" Finicum, center, a rancher from Arizona, talks to reporters at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Ore. An FBI agent has been indicted on accusations that he lied about firing at Finicum in 2016 when officers arrested leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon. Sources familiar with the case say the agent will face allegations of making a false statement with intent to obstruct justice, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
June 28, 2017 - 4:25 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An FBI agent was set to appear in court Wednesday on charges that he lied about shooting at a key figure in last year's armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge just before the man was killed by Oregon police. The inspector general of the U.S. Justice Department in March...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, charged in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald, takes the witness stand during a hearing in front of Judge Vincent Gaughan Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Leighton Criminal Courts Building in Chicago. (Nancy Stone /Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
June 28, 2017 - 4:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Since late 2015, the public has known that police who witnessed the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald described a scene starkly different than the one that later emerged on video of a white officer pumping 16 bullets into the black teenager. The announcement Tuesday that three...
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June 28, 2017 - 9:25 am
SIMPSONVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A former police chief in South Carolina has been charged with robbing a bank. Simpsonville police investigator Cheryl Manley said in a court hearing Tuesday that Richard Inman had been cooperative in the investigation. News media outlets reported that Inman is charged with...
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June 28, 2017 - 7:50 am
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta police officer is on administrative leave after a video surfaced that shows him punching a man in the head. Video shows the officer punching the back of the man's head at least three times while two other officers hold him down as the man screams "Stop! Stop!" A fourth...
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FILE - In this April 17, 1989 file photo, floral tributes are placed by soccer fans at the 'Kop' end of Anfield Stadium in Liverpool, England, 2 days after the Hillsborough April 15 tragedy when fans surged forward during the cup semifinal between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium killing 96 people. British prosecutors on Wednesday June 28, 2017, are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 people in the Hillsborough stadium crush _ one of Britain’s worst-ever sporting disasters. (AP Photo/ Peter Kemp, file)
June 28, 2017 - 7:27 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that left 96 people dead (all times local): 12:20 p.m. The six people charged over Britain's 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that killed 96 people include four policemen, a lawyer and a soccer club official. The policemen...
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