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Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy
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Chicago Police release footage of officer fatally shooting 13-year-old boy

Apr 16th 2021, 9:53 AM 56,111 Views 102 Comments

Footage reveals 13-year-old Adam Toledo dropped a handgun and raised his empty hands.

'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality
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'Unacceptable': Family of George Floyd and Daunte Wright demand end to police brutality

Apr 14th 2021, 7:46 AM 5,495 Views 0 Comments

Wright was shot dead during a traffic stop by a police officer who apparently confused her handgun with her taser

US police officer dies following clash with pro-Trump mob
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US police officer dies following clash with pro-Trump mob

Jan 8th 2021, 7:20 AM 36,178 Views 47 Comments

Protesters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday.

Ohio police officer fired over fatal shooting of black man
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Ohio police officer fired over fatal shooting of black man

Dec 29th 2020, 8:43 AM 19,436 Views 21 Comments

Officer Adam Coy shot Andre Hill and refused to give him first aid for several minutes.

Police officers involved in suffocation of black man wearing 'spit hood' in New York suspended
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Police officers involved in suffocation of black man wearing 'spit hood' in New York suspended

Sep 4th 2020, 7:08 AM 21,410 Views 40 Comments

Daniel Prude died in March this year.

Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back
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Protests erupt in Wisconsin after US police shoot black man in back

Aug 24th 2020, 7:46 PM 34,575 Views 81 Comments

The man was airlifted to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee and was in serious condition.

US officer charged with murder after shooting Rayshard Brooks in the back
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US officer charged with murder after shooting Rayshard Brooks in the back

Jun 17th 2020, 10:50 PM 25,271 Views 0 Comments

The Atlanta District Attorney said the police officer had no justification for shooting Rayshard Brooks as he fled.

Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests
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Trump signs executive order on police reform following weeks of protests

Jun 16th 2020, 9:14 PM 18,088 Views 45 Comments

The order would establish a database that tracks officers with excessive use of force complaints in their records.

The Explainer: What does defunding the police mean?
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The Explainer: What does defunding the police mean?

Jun 12th 2020, 12:20 PM 11,085 Views 5 Comments

Protesters in the US have been asking people to ‘defund the police’, but what does that mean? That’s what we’re asking on the podcast this week.

New York police officer who shoved race protester to be charged
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New York police officer who shoved race protester to be charged

Jun 9th 2020, 4:40 PM 17,789 Views 0 Comments

The police officer was suspended from the force last week.

Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
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Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department

Jun 8th 2020, 7:04 AM 15,942 Views 85 Comments

The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.

US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions
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US police chief defends using taser on 87-year-old grandmother cutting dandelions

Aug 17th 2018, 7:58 AM 59,827 Views 169 Comments

The police stunned her with a taser and handcuffed her after she failed to follow instructions to drop a knife.

Utah police officer fired after being caught on camera handcuffing and dragging nurse
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Utah police officer fired after being caught on camera handcuffing and dragging nurse

Oct 11th 2017, 10:50 PM 46,066 Views 29 Comments

A video went viral in August of Detective Jeff Payne handcuffing a nurse who refused to draw a patient’s blood.

'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder
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'Armed and dangerous': Oxford University worker and US professor wanted over Chicago murder

Aug 3rd 2017, 7:52 AM 22,936 Views 4 Comments

Police have alerted law enforcements around the US that the pair should be considered armed and dangerous.

Watch: The heartwarming moment police find an abducted young girl in a car park
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Watch: The heartwarming moment police find an abducted young girl in a car park

Jan 5th 2016, 8:44 AM 35,386 Views 8 Comments

The child had been taken in Albuquerque after her mother’s car was stolen.

WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends'
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WATCH: US cop places gun in black man's mouth 'to show off to his friends'

Dec 4th 2015, 11:01 PM 75,516 Views 37 Comments

“I dare you to f**king fight me, son…I just came from Iraq and I’m not scared of none of y’all.”

Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs
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Protests after US police allegedly shoot man in handcuffs

Nov 16th 2015, 6:07 PM 11,264 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened at around 1am on Sunday morning.

'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life
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'Hero' cop faked on-duty murder, took his own life

Nov 4th 2015, 8:23 PM 36,731 Views 21 Comments

Lieutenant Charles Gliniewicz had been embezzling money from a police program for local young people.

WATCH: Police chief breaks down in tears after a baby is shot dead
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WATCH: Police chief breaks down in tears after a baby is shot dead

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:28 PM 25,948 Views 21 Comments

“This should not be happening in our city, and we’ve got to do something about it.”

Investigation under way after US police shoot dead armed man in a wheelchair
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Investigation under way after US police shoot dead armed man in a wheelchair

Sep 24th 2015, 9:42 PM 25,064 Views 50 Comments

Jeremy McDole’s family have called it an “execution”, but police say he was removing a gun from his waist.

"We've heard black lives matter. All lives matter. Well, cops' lives matter, too."
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"We've heard black lives matter. All lives matter. Well, cops' lives matter, too."

Aug 30th 2015, 7:08 AM 17,824 Views 73 Comments

Texas police say there’s a ‘dangerous rhetoric’ in America.

WATCH: Woman tells police "I don't want to die in your cell" - hours before dying in jail
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WATCH: Woman tells police "I don't want to die in your cell" - hours before dying in jail

Aug 12th 2015, 11:51 PM 31,569 Views 29 Comments

Ralkina Jones was found dead in her jail cell near Cleveland, on 26 July.

An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?
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An unarmed white teen was shot dead by US police. Why is there no outrage?

Aug 6th 2015, 10:44 PM 37,072 Views 96 Comments

Zachary Hammond was shot dead over two weeks ago.

WATCH: Police officer arrests naked woman after 'illegally' entering her house
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WATCH: Police officer arrests naked woman after 'illegally' entering her house

Jul 16th 2015, 8:49 PM 74,360 Views 74 Comments

A police report says the officer forced her to “look into his eyes” as he “lectured” her, in handcuffs.

Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first
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Off-duty Missouri police officer fires 17 shots killing teen - police say he fired first

Oct 9th 2014, 10:09 AM 17,054 Views 81 Comments

St. Louis Police say the deceased man fired at the officer first.

Four-year-old hands out heroin at play school, thinking it's sweets
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# Not So Sweet

Four-year-old hands out heroin at play school, thinking it's sweets

Oct 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 46,608 Views 40 Comments

Thankfully, no children were harmed.

A 150-pound giant tortoise was found 'on the run' by US police
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# Slow And Steady

A 150-pound giant tortoise was found 'on the run' by US police

Aug 4th 2014, 12:15 PM 2,019 Views 1 Comment

His name is Clark. Clark the tortoise.

US police investigate creepy dolls modelled after young girls left outside family homes
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# Doll Eyes

US police investigate creepy dolls modelled after young girls left outside family homes

Jul 25th 2014, 8:03 AM 3,705 Views 3 Comments

Shiver.

US police hunt for mystery poopers who defecated off railway bridge
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# Holy Crap

US police hunt for mystery poopers who defecated off railway bridge

Jul 12th 2014, 10:49 AM 2,224 Views 0 Comments

Yuck.

Child abductions from home relatively rare, say US experts
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Child abductions from home relatively rare, say US experts

Apr 24th 2012, 11:47 AM 1,734 Views 7 Comments

Police say they continue to keep an open mind in their investigation into the disappearance of Isabel Mercedes Celis, 6.

Three charged over alleged imprisonment of four people in Philadelphia basement
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Three charged over alleged imprisonment of four people in Philadelphia basement

Oct 18th 2011, 2:58 PM 804 Views 0 Comments

The four adults aged between 29 and 41 were found locked in a basement boiler room on Saturday.

Column: The gardaí need firearms for our safety – and theirs
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Column: The gardaí need firearms for our safety – and theirs

Jul 26th 2011, 9:00 AM 778 Views 51 Comments

Sending unarmed gardaí out to deal with violent crime is simply reckless, argues veteran US detective Edward Foy.

Man convicted of murder in LA after police spot his tattoo depicting killing
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# Oops

Man convicted of murder in LA after police spot his tattoo depicting killing

Apr 22nd 2011, 3:40 PM 2,681 Views 0 Comments

Tattoo gave fundamental clues for cold case investigators.

Cops allowed to shoot post-Katrina looters, says report
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Cops allowed to shoot post-Katrina looters, says report

Aug 25th 2010, 3:28 PM 325 Views 0 Comments

Joint investigative project says police were allowed to shot thieves in the days after Hurricane Katrina.

'Bonnie and Clyde' copycat couple captured
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'Bonnie and Clyde' copycat couple captured

Aug 20th 2010, 10:36 AM 378 Views 0 Comments

Prison break fugitive and cousin-fiancée finally tracked down.

Search for 'Bonnie and Clyde' copycats
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Search for 'Bonnie and Clyde' copycats

Aug 10th 2010, 4:50 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

Stepfather makes unconventional appeal to fugitive couple on the run after US prison break.