Police


Police Break Up Major Galilee Protection Racket

Hundreds of police and border guards early Monday raided homes and businesses in the Galilee Bedouin village of Tuba-Zangariyye, as they arrested dozens of members of a “protection mob” that…

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NYPD Officer Steven McDonald Eulogized as Hero

Steven McDonald, a police officer best known for forgiving a teenage gunman who left him paralyzed in 1986, was remembered at his St. Patrick’s Cathedral funeral on Friday as a…

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Feds Release Scathing Report on Chicago Police Abuse

Institutional problems within the Chicago Police Department have led to serious civil-rights violations for years, including racial bias against blacks and a tendency to use excessive force, according to a…

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Baltimore, DoJ Reach Consent Decree Over Policing

A spokesman for Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh says the city and the U.S. Justice Department have reached an agreement on a consent decree that will require the city to reform…

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Dakota Access Protest Policing Costs Exceed $22M

The cost of policing the Dakota Access pipeline protests in North Dakota has surpassed $22 million — an amount that would fund the state Treasury Department for two decades and…

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New Orleans Settles Police Shooting Suits for $13.3M

The mayor of New Orleans on Monday announced the city has reached settlements totaling $13.3 million in lawsuits over deadly police shootings after Hurricane Katrina and a fatal beating just…

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Ex-Milwaukee Officer Charged in Fatal Shooting

A former Milwaukee police officer is charged with reckless homicide in the fatal shooting of a black man that sparked two nights of riots. Dominique Heaggan-Brown is charged in the…

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Officers Honors NJ Trooper Killed by Wild Driver

Hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country came to Atlantic City on Monday to pay their final respects to a state trooper killed in a crash. Police officers…

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General Motors to Recall Nearly 50,000 Police SUVs

General Motors plans to recall nearly 50,000 sport-utility vehicles made for police departments and other government agencies because of a hazard in the cooling system. The problem affects the 2010…

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