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FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, a police officer wears a newly-issued body camera outside in New York. In 2018, the New York City Police Department, the nation’s largest, stopped releasing body camera video after a police union successfully argued in court that they were confidential personnel records. But the department vowed in February 2019 to continue releasing video of officer-involved shootings after an appeals court ruled that the union’s argument “would defeat the purpose of the body-worn-camera program.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 13, 2019 - 11:33 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The video is brief but disturbing: An officer is seen hitting an unarmed suspect with his pistol as the man falls into the grass. An autopsy would later show that he died from a gunshot to the back of the head. After the death last July of 26-year-old Daniel Fuller in Devils...
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March 13, 2019 - 5:32 am
SALACOA, Ga. (AP) — The sheriff's office of Cherokee County, Georgia, says one of its deputies has fatally shot a man who was holding a woman at gunpoint. WXIA-TV reports the sheriff's office says deputies responding to a report of a domestic dispute Monday evening found the man holding a gun to...
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FILE = In this Monday July 11, 2016 file image from video, Detroit Police Chief James Craig speaks to reporters during a news conference held at his department's headquarters in Detroit. A second white Detroit police officer has been fired for misconduct after his partner posted a racist video online, and an internal audit found that racial insensitivity is a "dirty little secret" in the west side police precinct where both worked, Chief Craig said Tuesday, March 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Mike Householder, File)
March 12, 2019 - 4:44 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A second white Detroit police officer has been fired for misconduct after his partner posted a racist video online, and an internal audit found that racial insensitivity is a "dirty little secret" in the west side police precinct where both worked, the city's police chief said...
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March 11, 2019 - 8:30 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore City Council voted unanimously Monday to confirm Michael Harrison as the city's new police commissioner, formally putting him in command of a deeply troubled police force. Harrison, 49, became acting commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department last month. He said...
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March 11, 2019 - 6:43 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina city has paid $950,000 to the family of a man who was hit and killed by a speeding police car in July 2017. The Charlotte Observer reports the city of Charlotte made that payment in December to the family of James Michael Short, who was trying to cross a...
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This undated photo provided by the Department of Justice shows Columbus vice squad Officer Andrew Mitchell. The longtime police officer forced women to have sex with him under threat of an arrest, pressured others to help cover up crimes, and lied to federal investigators when he said he'd never had sex with prostitutes, according to charges unveiled Monday, March 11, 2019. (Department of Justice via AP)
March 11, 2019 - 6:36 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime police officer forced women to have sex with him under threat of an arrest, pressured others to help cover up crimes, and lied to federal investigators when he said he'd never had sex with prostitutes, according to charges unveiled Monday. Columbus vice squad...
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March 11, 2019 - 1:10 pm
COFIELD, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina sheriff says his chief deputy has shot and killed a man after he and other law enforcement officers responded to a report of a person with a handgun. Hertford County Sheriff Dexter Hayes said Monday that deputies and other agencies responded Sunday to a call at...
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Gary Dennis, seated with Lawyer Gloria Allred, speaks during a press conference announcing a video tape said to present further evidence of wrongdoing by recording artist R. Kelly Sunday, March 10, 2019, in New York. Dennis said the tape, which he found at his home in Pennsylvania, shows R. Kelly sexually abusing more than one underage girl. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
March 10, 2019 - 9:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who said he was cleaning out an old videotape collection found what he thought was a recording of R&B singer R. Kelly in concert, but instead turned out to show a man who appeared to be Kelly sexually abusing girls, he and his attorney said Sunday. The man then turned the...
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In this Feb. 11, 2019 photo, Rebecca Shutt, who works in the New York Police Department's Office of Crime Control Strategies, poses for a photo in New York. Shutt utilizes a software called Patternizr, which allows crime analysts to compare robbery, larceny and theft incidents to the millions of crimes logged in the NYPD's database, aiding their hunt for crime patterns. It's much faster than the old method, which involved analysts sifting through reports and racking their brains for similar incidents. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 10, 2019 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — When a syringe-wielding drill thief tried sticking up a Home Depot near Yankee Stadium, police figured out quickly that it wasn't a one-off. A man had also used a syringe a few weeks earlier while stealing a drill at another Home Depot 7 miles (11 kilometers) south in Manhattan. The...
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March 10, 2019 - 12:02 pm
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say seven police officers in Georgia shot and killed a man who charged at them with what they later learned was an airsoft gun. Athens-Clarke County Police said they were called to a home Friday night about and armed man. Police said the officers demanded 34-year-old...
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