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New Jersey passed a law incentivizing gun microstamping in 2022; gunmakers protested the law on the grounds that the process was inaccurate and inconsistent
The Brooklyn Park Police Department will take the lead in steering youths and young adults away from violent crime after partnerships with community organizations didn’t bring desired outcomes, officials said
The city of Bellevue has asserted that it would be unfair to extend medical assistance for Officer Kevin Bereta, who was severely injured while riding a motorcycle on duty
Three Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies fired shots at the suspect as he moved to pull a handgun from his belt
In a Feb. 27 presentation to the L.A. Police Commission, Cmdr. Shannon Paulson said that the audit showed a “fundamental lack of understanding” about how the aircraft help identify and catch crime suspects
Moody police Lt. Stephen Williams was shot in an ambush attack by two suspects, one of whom was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death in 2023
The suspect fatally shot court employee Drexel Mack; as officers approached to help Mack, one was shot and wounded while Officer Cody Allen was fatally shot
“She set free a predator back into the community, who may be on your next train, or walking the streets of our city, looking for his next victim,” Chief of Patrol John Chell said
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Boston police officers’ post-protest debriefings subject to legal scrutiny in federal lawsuit over excessive force and First Amendment violations
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Law enforcement officers in New Jersey no longer need to fear archaic laws
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A tense hostage situation unfolded in a McDonald’s parking lot, where a suspect held a woman at knifepoint inside a semi-truck


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