2 Police Officers Shot During Ferguson Protest

Rubric: Police | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
2 Police Officers Shot During Ferguson Protest

2 officers shot at protest at Ferguson police station. FERGUSON, Missouri: Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early on Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court. The fallout from the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson, Missouri police force and judicial system continues to echo through the city as Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson officially announced his resignation today effective immediately, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. “It is with profound sadness that ...

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Two Officers Shot During Protest Near Ferguson Police Department

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Two Officers Shot During Protest Near Ferguson Police Department

Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson Resigns. FERGUSON, Mo. The fallout from the Department of Justice’s scathing report on the Ferguson, Missouri police force and judicial system continues to echo through the city as Ferguson police chief Thomas Jackson officially announced his resignation today effective immediately, the St.Two police officers have been shot in Ferguson, Missouri, as a small demonstration wound down in the city gripped by unrest since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old last year. — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city’s police ...

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Boston bombing jury to see photos of slain police officer

Rubric: Police | 12 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Boston bombing jury to see photos of slain police officer

Bicyclist Describes Scene of Officer’s Shooting in Boston Marathon Trial. BOSTON — Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev heard a dramatic recording of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer frantically calling for help after discovering an officer who’d been gunned down.Horrific video showing the ruthless slaying of MIT police officer Sean Collier — played for the first time yesterday in the terror trial of admitted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — moved the campus cop’s big sister last night to vow to keep his memory alive. “As horrendous and difficult as things are now, we’re still incredibly proud of him,” Jennifer Lemmerman, 32, told the ...

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Two officers shot outside Ferguson police headquarters after chief quits

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Two officers shot outside Ferguson police headquarters after chief quits

Ferguson police chief resignation hints town is reforming. But no city like it is.. FERGUSON, Mo. FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) – Two police officers were shot during a protest outside Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters early on Thursday, police said, just hours after the city’s police chief quit following a damning U.S. Louis suburb of Ferguson has been at the centre of a renewed national debate over police use of force, particularly against black men, since a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager there in August. It refers to its municipality as a “village,” takes great pride in a historic landmark called the January-Harper House, and operates the levers of local governance ...

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Calls for Police Accountability in Death of Naked Man

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Calls for Police Accountability in Death of Naked Man

Calls for police accountability in death of Georgia man. Brandon Marshall carries a photo of Anthony Hill as protesters march through the street demonstrating Hill’s shooting death by a police officer, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Decatur, Ga. More than 100 protesters marched through the streets of downtown Decatur for about an hour Wednesday night to call attention to DeKalb County’s second police killing in three months, which they contend was an unjust use of force. US authorities say an Atlanta-area police officer shot dead an unarmed, naked black man acting erratically in his apartment complex after the man ran at the officer. New York: Just after 1 o’clock in the afternoon ...

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Two Police Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department

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Two Police Officers Shot Outside Ferguson Police Department

2 officers shot outside Ferguson police station during protest after chief’s resignation. Two police officers, were on Thursday, shot in a protest outside Ferguson, Missouri police headquarters, following the city’s police chief resignation, which was prompted by a damning U.S.FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court. St Louis County police chief Jon Belmar told reporters that a 41-year-old officer from his department was struck ...

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Calls for police accountability in death of naked man

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Calls for police accountability in death of naked man

Calls for police accountability in death of Georgia man. Jakalia Brown, left, comforts Shakia Pennis during a demonstration against the shooting death of Anthony Hill by a police officer, Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Decatur, Ga.More than 100 protesters marched through the streets of downtown Decatur for about an hour Wednesday night to call attention to DeKalb County’s second police killing in three months, which they contend was an unjust use of force. US authorities say an Atlanta-area police officer shot dead an unarmed, naked black man acting erratically in his apartment complex after the man ran at the officer. New York: Just after 1 o’clock in the afternoon on Monday, a woman ...

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Two officers shot, seriously injured outside Ferguson police department

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Two officers shot, seriously injured outside Ferguson police department

2 officers shot at protest outside Ferguson police station. FILE – In this Aug. 15, 2014 file photo, Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson talks at a news conference in Ferguson, Mo. FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.Two police officers have been shot in Ferguson, Missouri, as a small demonstration wound down in the city gripped by unrest since the fatal shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old last year.Washington: Two ...

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Man Shot Dead by Police After Scuffle in Wisconsin

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Man Shot Dead by Police After Scuffle in Wisconsin

Black man, 19, dies after being shot by officer. Madison’s police chief on Saturday acknowledged similarities between the fatal police shooting of Tony Terrell Robinson Jr, an unarmed black teenager, in Wisconsin’s capital on Friday night and the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri last year. MADISON, Wis. • A 19-year-old black man who died after being shot by a white police officer was unarmed, the Madison police chief said Saturday, assuring protesters who earlier in the day had chanted “Black Lives Matter” that his department would defend their rights to gather while imploring the community to express their anger with “responsibility and restraint.” Tony ...

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Madison Police Officer Fatally Shoots Unarmed Man

Rubric: Police | 8 Mar 2015 | no comments yet »
Madison Police Officer Fatally Shoots Unarmed Man

Black Teen Fatally Shot by Wisconsin Police Was Unarmed. Police in Madison, Wisc., are urging locals to “exercise restraint” after the fatal police shooting of a 19-year-old black man on Friday sparked multiple protests, including a sit-in at city hall. “In light of so much things that have happened not just across the country, but in our own community, it’s understandable that the reaction at the scene and of some of our citizens is extremely volatile, emotional and upsetting,” Police Chief Mike Koval said Saturday, the Detroit Free Press reports.”That’s absolutely appropriate under these circumstances. We would urge, obviously, that everyone exercise restraint, calm and allow ...

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