"There were 19 officers in there," said a police spokesperson. "In fact, there were plenty of officers to do whatever needed to be done."
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Why did it take an hour for the police to stop alleged killer Salvador Ramos?
Don't conflate mass shootings with school shootings.
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Biden Signs Executive Order Restricting Chokeholds and Limiting Transfer of Military Equipment to Police
The order restricts chokeholds and no-knock warrants at the federal level, but the White House has little power over the state and local departments where the majority of policing occurs.
Jerry Rogers Jr. complained that police hadn't solved a murder yet—and found himself in a jail cell.
Predicting violence is a lot harder than people claim in retrospect, and a wider net inevitably ensnares more innocent people.
He Was Sentenced to Death After Law Enforcement Fabricated Evidence. A Federal Court Says He Can Sue.
A conservative judge expressed skepticism at the panel's conclusion before issuing a strong rebuke of prosecutorial immunity.
A plaintiff in the class-action lawsuit says he had to declare bankruptcy after Chicago dumped $20,000 of ticket debts on him.
Maria Falcon doesn't have a business license. So New York police officers detained her and confiscated all of her merchandise.
Anthony Novak's arrest and subsequent lawsuit set up a debate around overcriminalization and free speech.
A recent court decision has reinvigorated the debate around just how specific the accused has to be in asking to speak with an attorney.
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There is some confusion over what the response should be, but there is broad agreement that the officer acted inappropriately.
A judge's blistering dissent is a reminder that this issue does not have to be a partisan one.
France's Authoritarian Establishment Faces Off Against the Even Uglier Authoritarianism of the Far Right
French President Emmanuel Macron is authoritarian-light. Candidate Marine Le Pen is worse.
In Georgia, the difference between delta-8 and delta-9 THC is the difference between legal and illegal, but police are threatening store owners over both.
Two Cops Will Not Face Discipline For Pushing a 75-Year-Old to the Ground. You Can Thank the Police Union.
The ordeal highlights how collective bargaining in the public sphere has stacked almost every factor against alleged victims of police misconduct.
Minnesota's Attorney General Says the Cop Who Killed Amir Locke Was Defending Himself. So Was Locke.
That perplexing situation underlines the hazards of police tactics that aim to prevent violence but often have the opposite effect.
The ACLU of Northern California is suing to overturn the ordinance.
The previous standard barring such lawsuits made “little sense," wrote Justice Brett Kavanaugh for the majority.
The police officers who allegedly framed William Virgil were denied qualified immunity. But they're still trying to delay a trial.
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DeRay Mckesson didn’t cause or encourage violence against police in Baton Rouge in 2016. The court says he can still be held responsible.
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Lack of participation from police departments has stymied the FBI's national use-of-force database for the past three years, but FBI Director Christopher Wray said a required threshold has finally been met.
Eric Adams says you may have to upgrade your phone if you want to record the police, because you'll need to do so from a distance.
Bradley Brock says his dog Moose was walking toward a police officer wagging its tail when the officer gunned his pet down.