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Anti-hate group: Vegas attacks are part of ‘de facto war’ against police by far-right extremists

Sunday’s execution-style slayings of two Las Vegas police officers are part of a rising trend of violence against peace officers by right-wing extremists. The Anti-Defamation League said in a press release on Monday that adherents to right-wing ideologies are waging a “de facto war” against police. “The two police officers…

WATCH LIVE: Police briefing on the Las Vegas shooting

Authorities hold a news conference on a couple who gunned down two police officers and a woman Sunday in Las Vegas. Watch video, courtesy of NBC News, below.…

Six Cleveland cops indicted for hail of bullets that killed two unarmed car chase suspects

Six Cleveland police officers were indicted on Friday on charges related to a November 2012 car chase that left two suspects dead after officers fired 137 times upon them after their car came to a halt in a schoolyard , according to WSLS10. Officer Michael Brelo has been charged with…

Campus cop fires gun at teens he caught making out in car parked at OK school

An Oklahoma police officer is accused of firing his gun at two teenagers he caught making out in a car parked in a public school lot. The Tulsa Public Schools police officer, whose name has not been released, spotted the couple about 1:30 a.m. Sunday on the campus of Eliot…

Appeals court rules First Amendment protects cell phone video of cops on duty

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that American citizens have the right to film police officers in public. The federal appeals court declared that Carla Gericke was exercising her First Amendment right when she attempted to film a late-night traffic stop. Gericke was driving behind Tyler Hanslin, because…

Protest over CA police shootings turns violent, hospitalizing cop trying to help slain teen

A protest over two fatal Salinas, California, police shootings in two weeks ended Wednesday night with another deadly shooting and police in riot gear. One person was shot to death about 9 p.m. a few blocks away from the impromptu protest, which started about 1 p.m. with 10 people and…

FL cops fired 377 rounds at unarmed men in deafening barrage that killed suspect, friend

Nearly two-dozen Florida police officers fired at least 377 shots at a pair of unarmed men inside a crashed vehicle late last year, killing them both. WFOR-TV reported last week that 23 officers opened fire Dec. 10 on the blue Volvo wedged between a light pole and a tree, firing…

WATCH: New York City firefighters and police officers brawl during charity hockey game

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A charity hockey match between New York City firefighters and police officers devolved into a brawl on the ice on Sunday, according to videos and photographs posted online and a local newspaper. Hockey sticks, gloves and helmets littered the ice at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New…

Utah man sets house on fire, confronts SWAT team with knives tied to his hands

A Utah man is in custody after barricading himself in a home, setting it on fire, then confronting police officers with knives tied to his hands. Police were called out Saturday night after receiving a call of a suicidal man who had assaulted a family member, according to Fox13 Salt…

Protest over excessive force by Albuquerque Police Department ends without use of it

What began as an online protest of the Albuquerque Police Department’s (APD) shooting of a man last week escalated into a 12-hour-long confrontation with riot-gear-clad police on the streets of Albuquerque yesterday. The protest began peacefully, outside of the APD headquarters, where about 500 people demanded justice and accountability for…

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