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Law Enforcement

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  • Protests in Bay Area bring hardship to cops, police departments

    OAKLAND, Calif. For police officers in Oakland and Berkeley, the relentless protests occurring almost nightly the past two weeks have taken more of a toll on their work and personal lives than anything they faced before even Occupy. In Oakland the...
  • Victims of crash involving black bear identified

    Victims of crash involving black bear identified
    When eight men returning home from a weekend duck-hunting trip spotted a woman standing next to her disabled SUV and a dead black bear, they stopped to help, authorities said. But minutes after the Miami-Dade residents climbed out of three pickup...
  • White Florida deputy shoots black man who witnesses say had hands up

    White Florida deputy shoots black man who witnesses say had hands up
    A Florida sheriff called for calm after a 28-year-old unarmed black man in a stolen car was shot and critically wounded early on Monday by a white officer, after witness reports that the man had his hands up and amid racially charged protests nationwide...
  • Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell set to be sworn in Monday

    Sheriff-elect Jim McDonnell set to be sworn in Monday
    After a decisive victory in the Nov. 4 race for Los Angeles County sheriff. Jim McDonnell is set to be sworn in Monday. The former Long Beach police chief will be sworn in during a 2 p.m. ceremony at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration downtown....
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • Ferguson police to seek more black recruits; no severance for Darren Wilson

    Ferguson police to seek more black recruits; no severance for Darren Wilson
    Ferguson, Mo., will establish a civilian review board to monitor police conduct and will recruit more African American officers, the mayor announced Sunday. But Mayor James Knowles III said there would be no imminent changes in the leadership of the...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads

    Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads
    A four-day undercover sex sting targeting human trafficking resulted in the arrests of 61 people from across Florida and beyond, Polk County officials announced Monday. During the operation, which began Thursday and ended Sunday, undercover officers...
  • N.Y. attorney general asks for power to investigate killings by police

    N.Y. attorney general asks for power to investigate killings by police
    New York state's top law enforcement official asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant him the power to investigate police killings of unarmed civilians after a pair of grand jury decisions in New York City and Ferguson, Mo., led to violence, protests and...
  • Plainfield woman found dead in motel near Aurora

    Plainfield woman found dead in motel near Aurora
    A 20-year-old Plainfield woman was found dead Saturday night in a hotel room in unincorporated Aurora, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's Office. Karly L. Jackson, of the 23000 block of Link Lane, was found by police at about 7:15 p.m. Saturday...
  • Is there a new Zapata or Villa to lead Mexico's disenchanted?

    MEXICO CITY One hundred years ago this week, an epic moment unfolded in Mexico City: The revolutionaries Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa rode into the capital on horseback, trailed by their respective peasant armies. Today, just as a century ago, the...