Police

May 22, 2019 - 4:14 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least on expert calls unethical. Jose Simms, 29, who is believed to be somewhere in New York, has...
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May 22, 2019 - 7:33 am
ARCHDALE, N.C. (AP) — The sheriff's office of Randolph County, North Carolina, says one of its deputies has killed a man who was armed with a knife. News outlets report 46-year-old Carlos Javier Roman Santiago was fatally shot early Monday. Authorities didn't immediately release the deputy's...
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San Francisco Police Chief William Scott answers questions during a news conference, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in San Francisco. Police agreed Tuesday to return property seized from a San Francisco journalist in a raid, but the decision did little to ease tensions in the case, which has alarmed journalism advocates and put pressure on city leaders. Authorities have said the May 10 raids on freelancer Bryan Carmody's home and office were part of an investigation into what police called the illegal leak of a report on the death of former Public Defender Jeff Adachi, who died unexpectedly in February. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 21, 2019 - 9:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco police chief said Tuesday that he respects the news media, but a freelance journalist whose home and office were raided by officers had "crossed the line" by joining a conspiracy to steal a confidential report. Chief William Scott addressed reporters hours...
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May 18, 2019 - 10:57 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Charleston Police Department is looking for people to participate in a critical incident scenario for training purposes. WCBD-TV reports Charles Francis of the Charleston Police Department says the scenario will consist of multiple suspects acting in a coordinated active...
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May 17, 2019 - 11:11 am
The Greenville County Sherriff's Office Released the following press release: Investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office have arrested 26 year-old, Timothy Glenn Painter on eight counts of Receiving Stolen Goods and one count of Grand Larceny. On May 14, 2019, investigators following...
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Authorities conduct a raid on the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. A police commander says a search at the Catholic Diocese of Dallas began when an investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against a former priest uncovered claims against others. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 8:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Investigators who were "thwarted" during earlier investigations of child sexual abuse by priests on Wednesday searched the offices of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas to obtain evidence of sexual misconduct, according to a police commander and police records. Investigators searched the...
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May 15, 2019 - 6:42 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte student Riley Howell was awarded the Civilian Medal of Valor posthumously on Wednesday from the...
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May 15, 2019 - 1:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prosecutor has put up billboards seeking information about three police-involved shootings. Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Wednesday that the billboards near where each shooting happened ask anyone with information to call his office. On Dec. 29,...
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New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo leaves his house Monday, May 13, 2019, in Staten Island, N.Y. A long-delayed disciplinary trial is set to begin Monday for Pantaleo, accused of using a banned chokehold in the July 2014 death of Eric Garner. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
May 14, 2019 - 8:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department official in charge of training recruits said Tuesday that the restraint technique an officer used on Eric Garner five years ago, leading to his death, "meets the definition" of a chokehold, a practice banned since the 1990s because of its potential for...
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From left, Felicia Young, 28, Susan Cummings, 61, and Bryon Cummings, 22, demonstrate outside Baytown Police Department in Baytown, Texas, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. A Texas police officer fatally shot a woman who police said grabbed his Taser and used it against him, moments after she seemed to say "I'm pregnant" in an altercation captured on video. (AP Photo/John L. Mone)
May 14, 2019 - 8:00 pm
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A police officer shot and killed a woman at a Houston-area apartment complex after she hit him with his Taser during a struggle, shocking him, police said. In a video recorded by a witness and posted on social media, the officer can be seen standing over Pamela Turner and...
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