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2 Police Officers Shot in Louisville as Breonna Taylor Protests Intensify

Kentucky State Police stand in a line during a protest, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot and taken to the hospital Wednesday night, as protests broke out across the city after a grand jury’s decision to charge only one officer involved in the raid…

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Two officers shot amid protests over Breonna Taylor grand jury announcement

Sept. 23 (UPI) — Two police officers were shot on Wednesday amid protests in Louisville in response to a grand jury’s decision to indict just one of three officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. Interim Louisville Metro Police Department chief Robert Schroeder confirmed two officers were shot and a suspect was taken…

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Two officers shot in Louisville amid Breonna Taylor protests

Louisville Metro Police Department said two officers were shot downtown in the Kentucky city late Wednesday, just hours after a grand jury announced an indictment in the Breonna Taylor case.Details: A police spokesperson told a press briefing a suspect was in custody and that the injuries of both officers were not life-threatening. One officer was…

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LAPD officers reportedly used facial recognition 30,000 times in the past decade, contradicting the department's previous denials

The LAPD has repeatedly misled reporters and public records requesters about the extent to which it uses facial recognition technology. Robyn Beck/Getty ImagesThe Los Angeles Police Department has used facial recognition technology 29,817 times since 2009 and hundreds of officers have access to the software, according to records obtained by the Los Angeles Times.The records…

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6 Officers In Breonna Taylor Raid Under Investigation For Violating Department Policies

Six officers in the Louisville Metro Police Department in Kentucky are under investigation for their role in the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was fatally shot in her home after police executed a middle-of-the-night “no-knock” warrant in March. The department’s Professional Standards Unit confirmed it is investigating whether officers violated LMPD policies,…

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Federal officers stockpiled semi-automated rifles and tried to find a controversial ‘warmth ray’ forward of poke-gassing protesters for Trump’s photo-op, a whistleblower says

Members of the DC National Guard, U.S. Park Police and U.S. Secret Service watch from Lafayette Park as demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd on June 2, 2020. Alex Brandon/AP Federal law enforcement officers stocked up on semi-automatic rifles hours before forcefully clearing protesters from Lafayette Square in Washington, DC, according to…

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Teen Who Fed Columbus Officers Working Protests Delivers Meals to Cleveland Police

Seventeen-year-old Markel Davis — the teenager who cooked and delivered meals to hundreds of Columbus officers during the June protests — delivered full meals to two precincts of the Cleveland Police Department on Saturday, after raising the money online. When Davis heard Cleveland Police Detective James Skernivitz was shot and killed in the line of duty Thursday…

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2 Chicago police officers recovering after being shot by an armed subject early Sunday, officers returned fire

Chicago Tribune | Aug 30, 2020 at 1:21 PM Chicago police officers gather outside the emergency area of Stroger Hospital after two officers were wounded in a shooting during a traffic stop in the Homan Square neighborhood early on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. (Erin Hooley / Chicago Tribune) A man shot two Chicago police officers…

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2 St. Louis officers shot, 1 critically; suspect barricaded

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Two St. Louis police officers were shot and one of them was seriously wounded Saturday evening while responding to a report of a shooting on the city’s south side by a suspect who remains barricaded inside a house, authorities said.One officer was shot in the head and was “very critically”…

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Louisiana officers fire 11 rounds, fatally shooting Black man; state police investigate

LAFAYETTE, La. – A Black Lafayette man, shot Friday night by police in a flurry of 11 gunshots while surrounded by a half dozen officers, died following an incident some community leaders argue should not have ended in the fatal shooting.Louisiana State Police identified the man killed as 31-year-old Trayford Pellerin and said he was carrying…