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Law Enforcement

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  • Experts doubt Tulsa deputy's claim he confused pistol with stun gun

    Experts doubt Tulsa deputy's claim he confused pistol with stun gun
    The Tulsa, Okla., volunteer deputy involved in the shooting death of an unarmed man earlier this month demonstrated how he confused his pistol with a stun gun during an interview on the "Today" show Friday morning, but law enforcement experts are...
  • Belmont police chief suspended, captain resigns

    The police chief in Belmont has been suspended after an investigation of possible misconduct in the department. Multiple media outlets also report that a captain has resigned. City Manager Barry Webb said Police Chief Charlie Franklin was suspended...
  • Kansans soon will be able to get concealed-carry gun permits without training courses

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Mike Miller knows his way around guns. So the training course required to get a concealed-carry permit in Kansas seemed to him, at first anyway, like a time-wasting technicality. A box to check off on a form. But that cocky...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. restricts deputies' use of in-car devices

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. restricts deputies' use of in-car devices
    The temptation is always there — the smartphone on the passenger seat beside you buzzing and pinging with the urgency of your life's problems when you should have your eyes on the road. Even if you resist, there are drivers around you who have...
  • Volunteer deputy sold company, went back to police work

    After he sold his insurance company for around $6 million, Robert Bates sought to return to a profession he tried for a year in his early 20s: law enforcement. Bates — the 73-year-old Tulsa County volunteer deputy accused of shooting an unarmed...
  • Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed

    Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed
    A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a tennis umpire against the Los Angeles Police Department and county coroner's office alleging she was falsely arrested and wrongfully accused of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The big question, 5 years after the oil spill: How is the Gulf? Scientists, BP differ Five years after the BP well explosion, there is no single, conclusive answer to how the Gulf of Mexico is doing, but there are many questions. Here are some of them:...
  • Former Isle of Wight deputy to challenge sheriff for seat

    Former Isle of Wight deputy to challenge sheriff for seat
    A former Isle of Wight County deputy has filed to challenge Sheriff Mark Marshall for his job in November. Russell Stephenson, 51, started as an auxiliary deputy with the Isle of Wight Sheriff's Office in 1991 and became a full-fledged deputy in 1992....
  • Chicago not releasing video of officer-involved shooting

    Months after a teenager was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer, the city is still refusing to release the dash-cam video of the fatal shooting and didn't even show it to aldermen Wednesday before they approved a $5 million settlement with the...
  • Kane Sheriff's deputies' Narcan saves man from overdosing

    Kane County Sheriff's deputies responding to a 911 call for a possible overdose last weekend helped save a 19-year-old man's life through the use of Narcan, a first "save" involving the sheriff's department. "It's unfortunate we have to be doing this,"...
  • Detroit hit man says he, not teen, responsible for 4 deaths

    An imprisoned hit man has signed a chilling affidavit taking responsibility for four murders at a Detroit drug house in a renewed effort to free a young man who pleaded guilty to the same killings at age 15, attorneys said Wednesday. Davontae Sanford was...