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Montreal police nab armed robbery suspect

Article content A man has been charged in connection with four armed robberies in Montreal this week. Montreal police credit alert patrol officers with spotting the suspect and making an arrest on Thursday following armed holdups at two banks on Tuesday and a bank robbery and jewelry store robbery on Wednesday. The bank heists were […]

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Violent demonstrations in Colombia after death of man detained by police

In a video shared on social media, two officers can be seen forcing Ordóñez to the ground and shocking him. He and several bystanders repeatedly ask the police officers to stop. “Please, no more,” Ordóñez says. Police arrested Ordóñez and took him to a police station. Friends quoted by Colombian news outlets said he was […]

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Police release details in shooting death of Portland suspect Michael Reinoehl | The Independent

Law enforcement officers released details in the shooting death of Michael Forest Reinoehl, a man suspected of shooting a right-wing protester during a rally in Portland. Agents from the FBI and the US Marshal Service killed Reinoehl during an attempt to apprehend him in Lacey, Washington, about 120 miles north of Portland. According to The […]

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Kenosha Police Shot Jacob Blake As He Walked To His Car

Wisconsin’s governor on Monday deployed the National Guard to the town of Kenosha, where police officers shot a Black man from behind as he walked to his car on Sunday evening, triggering protests overnight. In an incident filmed and shared on social media, 29-year-old Jacob Blake is seen walking away from several police officers. When […]

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4 arrested on suspicion of assaulting police during L.A. protest

Four people were arrested on suspicion of battery on a police officer Tuesday afternoon during a downtown Los Angeles protest, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The four men were near protesters on Wilshire Boulevard and South Figueroa Street about 3:45 p.m., said Officer Mike Lopez, a spokesman for the LAPD. “Officers were in […]

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Police: Gunman shoots 2 Texas officers, hits 3rd in holster

Authorities say two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire on them in North Texas July 10, 2020, 10:53 PM 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article RENO, Texas — Two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of threatening others opened fire […]

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L.A. Black activists debate the value of police dialogue

“How are you going to take the fear away from us?” Candace Jordan’s voice broke as she addressed Chief Michel Moore of the Los Angeles Police Department at an intimate gathering inside an Exposition Park church. With her 16-year-old son sitting beside her, the bus driver for L.A. Unified School District described her mistrust of […]

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Calls For Reform Put Minneapolis Police Union Leader In Hot Seat : NPR

Protesters in Minneapolis called for the removal of police union leader Bob Kroll on Friday. David Schaper/NPR hide caption toggle caption David Schaper/NPR Protesters in Minneapolis called for the removal of police union leader Bob Kroll on Friday. David Schaper/NPR City councils and state legislatures around the country are considering dramatic changes to policing, but […]

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California police shoot and kill suspect wanted in Central California shooting spree

(Reuters) – Police shot and killed a man wanted in a Central California “shooting spree”, and three law enforcement officers were wounded in the shoot-out at vineyard where he was tracked down on Thursday afternoon, sheriffs officials said. Mason James Lira, 26, whom sheriff’s documents list as a transient, is suspected of shooting and wounding […]

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Trump Floats Conspiracy That 75-Year-Old Buffalo Protester Pushed By Police Was ‘A Set Up’

President Donald Trump dangerously suggested with no evidence whatsoever that a 75-year-old protester shoved by police in Buffalo, New York, last week could be “a set up” by “an ANTIFA provocateur.” “Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications […]

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