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SWAT
Court ruled that a jury may find that participating officers used unconstitutional excessive force during the execution of the warrant
A SWAT team executed a no-knock warrant on the wrong house, resulting in the injury of an occupant and a lawsuit
The court determines the permissibility of a warrant that allowed for the search of a cloud account with no time limitation
The man was convicted of sex crimes in California and Arizona but faked his death to avoid offender registration; he was arrested by Pinal County Sheriff’s Office deputies
Scottie Sheffler was arrested on charges including assault after allegedly driving into a median to get around a crash scene, ignoring a cop and dragging him several feet
Frederick Jackson agreed to be sentenced to 60 years in prison for the fatal shootings of Officer Everett Briscoe and Dyrin “DJ” Riculfy
The man struck the officers in the head with the machete and tried to grab an officer’s gun
The move follows similar bans in Colorado and California and rejections of the diagnosis by the American Medical Association and National Association of Medical Examiners
The Court ruled in favor of a man who was arrested in 2018 for standing in his yard, pointing a flashlight at deputies and asking them questions about an arrest in progress
The Santaquin Police Department officer killed in the incident has been identified as Sgt. Bill Hooser, a “top notch officer” who died “doing what he loved”
The suspect was taken into custody with the handcuffs that belonged to Huesca
“We conclude the Due Process Clause does not require a more exacting and rigid pre-termination process than what [Former officer Erik] Andrade received,” Justice Brian Hagedorn stated
EMS
Cabell County medics were inside a house treating a patient when the man jumped into their rig and drove off
CHP officers have been in Bakersfield for six weeks, focusing on reducing car theft, tamping down retail crime and bolstering traffic enforcement
Andrew Buen was charged with second-degree murder, official misconduct and reckless endangerment for killing Christian Glass
DUI
Eight police officers were recognized at the nonprofit Stop DUI advocacy group’s Heroes and Handcuffs ceremony for making a combined 588 DUI arrests in 2023
In one video, an officer tells protesters that police “don’t want to arrest anybody” and “we support your right to protest,” but the protesters continued to ignore officers
Patrick McDowell pleaded guilty to the shooting death of Nassau County Deputy Joshua Moyers at a traffic stop in 2021
The man’s vehicle slammed into Officer James Muhlbauer’s patrol car, killing him and his K-9 partner Champ; the impact caused the cruiser to strike and kill Jesse Eckes, a pedestrian
Between March and June 2023, police said, three people they came to name the “Punch Crew” burglarized several restaurants, stealing about $80,000 from various businesses and causing about $160,000 in damage
Montgomery County Police Department officers arrested the 18-year-old after finding his “memoir,” which included a character who executed a school shooting
The DA’s office, police department and police union have stated that the surviving suspect still ultimately caused the death of the officer and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent possible
Thieves stole pallets of beer using forklifts, recruiting others into the scheme via social media, according to a West Haven Police Department warrant
The stolen vehicle had an AirTag inside, which helped police locate the vehicle parked less than a mile away; the suspect got back into the vehicle after he noticed officers nearby
Once aboard the fireboat, the man was able to drift a short distance into the Hudson River, but quickly got stuck; he leapt overboard and later emerged on a second stolen vessel
In certain police zones, low-level criminal offenders can now be referred to the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion instead of facing criminal charges
The officer was speaking to the woman, who had crashed her car, when she suddenly turned around and stabbed him
Sgt. Thomas Fry faces felony charges after admitting to taking three duty firearms from the Dallas Police Department
The state sentences were shorter than the mens’ federal sentences of 10 to 40 years, but exceeded the state’s recommended maximum; they will be served concurrently with the federal sentences