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Law Enforcement

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  • Officer in fatal arrest once hospitalized over mental health

    The highest-ranking Baltimore police officer in the arrest that led to Freddie Gray's death was hospitalized in April 2012 over mental health concerns for an unknown duration and had his guns confiscated by local sheriff's deputies, according to records...
  • Our say: Restoring order just first step for Baltimore

    We tend to forget about the National Guard until it's needed to help out after a disaster. And what happened in Baltimore on Monday certainly qualified. As we reported, the 1st Squadron of the 158th Cavalry Regiment was dispatched Tuesday night from...
  • Suit: Suburban NY police targeted Latinos for traffic stops

    A suburban New York police department that has been the target of Justice Department scrutiny and criticism from a civil rights group is being accused in a lawsuit of systematically targeting Latinos for unfounded, race-based traffic stops, and in some...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    2 rescued from wreckage in Nepal's capital 5 days after quake, bringing some moments of joy The 15-year-old boy had been buried alive under the rubble of this quake-stricken capital for five days, listening to bulldozers clearing mountains of debris,...
  • Family of man slain by police on Skid Row files $20M claim

    Heleine Tchayou was home in Boston when she saw on the news cellphone video of a mentally ill homeless man killed on Skid Row by Los Angeles police. She exclaimed to a friend and her son-in-law about how horrible it was. It wasn't until days later that...
  • Brother killed in street race against sibling in San Bernardino

    Brother killed in street race against sibling in San Bernardino
    A late-night street race between two brothers turned deadly Wednesday when one of them lost control of his vehicle and crashed into another vehicle, killing himself and seriously injuring three people. The brothers were racing east on the open, straight...
  • Away from protests, Baltimore gun violence continues

    Away from protests, Baltimore gun violence continues
    With Baltimoreans resuming peaceful protests, gun violence away from the media spotlight and National Guard deployments picked up. Four people were shot Tuesday night, and five more Wednesday. At least two were fatal. Residents were milling around...
  • Drew Peterson police pension hearing begins in Bolingbrook

    Drew Peterson police pension hearing begins in Bolingbrook
    Bolingbrook officials held a hearing Friday to determine whether former Sgt. Drew Peterson should lose his annual $79,000 police pension after being convicted of murdering his wife, but they haven't come to any conclusions yet. To revoke his pension,...
  • Oklahoma deputy who mistook gun for Taser not properly trained, report says

    Oklahoma deputy who mistook gun for Taser not properly trained, report says
    Two high-ranking members of the Tulsa County Sheriff's Department created a culture of intimidation that allowed the wealthy reserve deputy involved in a controversial police shooting earlier this month to advance through the ranks without proper...
  • Amid Baltimore unrest, LAPD pledges swift but restrained action

    Amid Baltimore unrest, LAPD pledges swift but restrained action
    Hours after rioters took to the streets in Baltimore — throwing rocks, looting and setting police cars and businesses ablaze — LAPD commanders sent out a department-wide alert: All Los Angeles officers not working undercover assignments were...
  • Detective bridges crimefighting gap

    Detective bridges crimefighting gap
    A detective from the Carroll County Sheriff's Office began working out of the State's Attorney's Office this week as a part of a new economic crimes partnership to streamline traditionally complex investigations. "The economic crimes are very data-...