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Law Enforcement

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  • Police add insult to injury after mugging

    Police add insult to injury after mugging
    On June 15th I was mugged for the first time in my life, for a bicycle with about zero resale value and shoddy brakes. I was accosted by a group of about 15 youths on the Gwynns Falls Trail and escaped unscathed, minus a bicycle. Traumatic, yes. But it...
  • Fatal shooting in San Francisco ignites immigration policy debate

    Fatal shooting in San Francisco ignites immigration policy debate
    San Francisco and its liberal policy toward people in the U.S. illegally were thrust into the national political debate this weekend after the fatal shooting of a woman at a popular tourist destination, allegedly by a man with a criminal record who had...
  • Wanted: True oversight of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department

    Wanted: True oversight of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department
    Los Angeles County has a commission, created more than a half century ago, that is tasked with monitoring jail conditions and holding government accountable for improper treatment of inmates. As reports circulated in recent years of inmate beatings and...
  • Newport News police officer fatally shoots man in Southeast Community

    Newport News police officer fatally shoots man in Southeast Community
    NEWPORT NEWS — A Newport News police officer shot and killed a man in the Southeast Community early Saturday. Police say the 23-year-old was armed with a sawed-off shotgun. Police received a call shortly after 1 a.m. of a man armed with a shotgun,...
  • Officer body cameras provide transparency in police investigations, officials say

    Officer body cameras provide transparency in police investigations, officials say
    When a York-Poquoson Sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man during a traffic accident investigation late last month, Sheriff J.D "Danny" Diggs said the body camera footage was worth "millions." "This shows an unbiased, unedited account of the events as...
  • Trial to examine retaliation charge against Arizona sheriff

    The sheriff of metro Phoenix has long been known for jailing inmates in tents and pink underwear and cracking down on illegal immigration. But an upcoming trial will force Sheriff Joe Arpaio to answer for a pattern of behavior that his critics have long...
  • Apparent homicide victim found in Lothian

     Apparent homicide victim found in Lothian
    County police are investigating the apparent homicide of a 21-year-old Churchton man whose body was found on a path in the woods in Lothian Friday night. Anne Arundel County police said officers dispatched for a report of a sick or injured subject found...
  • Crime & Legal Issues: York police shooting justified, civil rights group says

    Andrew Shannon reviewed the tape. That would be the recording from a body camera taken June 24 when a York-Poquoson sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man after a traffic accident near the York County-Newport News line. York Sheriff J.D. "Danny" Diggs...
  • Notebook to cover public safety, behind-the-scenes of breaking news

    Notebook to cover public safety, behind-the-scenes of breaking news
    Editor’s note: Reporter Sarah Ketchum previously wrote about her experience participating in a local fire academy. She will continue her weekly notebook by writing about public safety issues.   I think of myself as a life-long student. I also...
  • Man shot, killed by Newport News police officer during pursuit, official says

    Man shot, killed by Newport News police officer during pursuit, official says
    UPDATE - 4:20 p.m.: The officer who shot and killed a man early Saturday morning is a narcotics detective and a veteran of the force, Newport News Police Chief Richard Myers said at a press conference Saturday afternoon. However, he said the...
  • Armed man fatally shot by police officer in Virginia city

    A 23-year-old man who was being chased by police was fatally shot early Saturday after he ignored commands to drop a sawed-off shotgun, the chief of police said. The saw-off shotgun was recovered at the scene of Kawanza Jamal Beaty's death, Chief Richard...