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BODYCAM: Las Vegas Officers Shoot Armed Driver

Apr 18, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Las Vegas Review-Journal:  The Metropolitan Police Department has identified the two officers who shot and killed a man Friday morning after he pointed a handgun at police during a traffic stop. Officers Francisco Rivera, 28, and Padilla Mills, 23, were involved in the shooting in an east Las Vegas neighborhood, according to the Police Department. Both have been with the Metro since May 2016 and are assigned to the community policin... Full Article »

VIDEO: Naked Harvard Student Fights with Police

Apr 17, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Boston.CBSLocal.com: Video released by Cambridge Police shows the arrest of a Harvard University student that is currently under investigation. The video, which was submitted to police by a witness, allegedly shows an officer punching the man several times. On Friday, a woman called 911 to say 21-year-old Selorm Ohene had thrown his clothes in her face. Six other people called police to report the man. When officers arrived, the... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Car Crashes After Driver Shot

Apr 09, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From ArkansasOnline.com:  Little Rock police have released video and audio recordings that detail the moments before an officer fatally shot a 28-year-old man as he sped toward a brick wall last fall. The recordings reveal new information in the October death of James Hartsfield, who was shot by Little Rock officer Brittany Gunn before the 2004 Mercedes-Benz he was driving smashed through a brick wall outside the Prospect Building at 1501 ... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Utah Trooper Struck on Snowy Roadside

Mar 29, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the Salt Lake Tribune:  Dashcam footage from a Utah Highway Patrol trooper’s vehicle shows the officer on foot as he approaches a car that slid off the highway in Sardine Canyon, when he is suddenly hit from behind by another car and launched into the air. On Sunday, Sgt. Cade Brenchley became the 11th state trooper to be hit by a car in 2018, while a total of 10 troopers were hit in all of 2017, according to the Utah Department of Pu... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Sacramento Police Shoot Man Holding Cellphone

Mar 22, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From NPR.org:  Sacramento police officers shot and killed 22-year-old Stephon Clark, a father of two who was unarmed, in the backyard of his grandparents' home on Sunday night. "The only thing that I heard was pow, pow, pow, pow, and I got to the ground," Sequita Thompson, Clark's grandmother, told The Sacramento Bee. "I opened that curtain and he was dead." A police department statement says: "Prior to the shooting, the involved off... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Suspect Shoots Two Officers at Car Dealership

Mar 20, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Cleveland.com: Graphic dashboard camera video released Monday shows a man shoot two Willoughby Hills, Ohio, police officers during a confrontation outside a BMW car dealership. The Willoughby Hills Police Department released the dashboard camera video hours after Timmothy S. Schmidt pleaded guilty to shooting officers Cory Planisek and Craig Anderson during a Sept. 28 incident outside Classic BMW. Planisek was shot in the chest an... Full Article »

VIDEO: Parkland School Shooting

Mar 16, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the WashingtonPost.com:  The Broward County Sheriff’s Office released video footage Thursday that showed the armed school resource officer on campus during the Parkland, Fla., shooting rampage standing outside a school building while the massacre unfolded inside. The video raises further questions about the actions of the officer, Scot Peterson, who was a Broward sheriff’s deputy assigned as the lone armed officer protecting Marjory S... Full Article »

VIDEO: Defendant Attacks Witness with Pen

Mar 13, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From CBSNews.com:  Dramatic video released Monday shows a U.S. marshal firing four times at close range at a defendant inside a Utah federal courthouse after he rushed the witness stand, jumped and swung with a pen at a shackled witness who barely backed out of the way. The defendant died from his wounds. The 24-second footage from the 2014 gang-related racketeering trial was released after a media coalition including CBS affiliate KUTV ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Officer Fired, Charged for Beating Jaywalker

Mar 09, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the NewsObserver.com:  Asheville’s police chief said she will resign if people want her to, in the aftermath of a leaked body-camera video showing one of her former police officers beating a man who was accused of jaywalking. “I am happy to resign if that will solve the problem,” Chief Tammy Hooper said as hundreds of people expressed their frustration during a Citizen Police Advisory Committee meeting at a local community cente... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Trooper Cleared of Sexual Harassment

Mar 06, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From CBSNews.com: A district attorney's office in Tennessee says the actions of a trooper who allegedly groped a woman during a traffic stop and pulled her over again three hours later were "inconsistent with his training," CBS Knoxville affiliate WVLT-TV reports. "Our review of this matter revealed that Trooper Lloyd's actions were inconsistent with his training and Tennessee Department of Safety General Orders," said a release late last wee... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS of Man Armed with Pipe, Knife

Feb 28, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Wdrb.com:  Louisville, Ky., lawyers are going to bat for the family of a western Kentucky man shot and killed by police. The incident happened in Fulton and was caught on the officer body's camera video. The footage was captured in January of 2017. Police say Chris McClure was swinging a metal pole at parked cars and breaking windows. His lawyers acknowledge there was also a knife taped to the poll, and that McClure had some mental... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Fatal OIS of Armed Man

Feb 14, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From the Daily Journal:  Police video of a Jan. 22 fatal shooting in Millville, N.J., shows the deceased man refusing to obey orders to halt and apparently holding an unidentified object in his hands that he points at police. The Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office released video of the incident to The Daily Journal on Tuesday in response to a public records request. The video is from the patrol vehicle of Millville police Officer Colt Gibs... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Man with Knife Leaps from Car at Officer

Feb 07, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Fox5Atlanta.com: CLAYTON, Ga. - A man fled from police, crashed his car, then was shot and killed after attacking an officer in Rabun County this week, authorities said. The chase and shooting were caught on dash cam video which was released by the Clayton Police Department on Friday. Clayton Police Chief Andy Strait said the officer, who has not yet been identified, attempted to pull over a vehicle along Highway 441 for doing 68 in a 45 ... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Man Sues Police for Being ‘Wrongfully Tased’

Jan 31, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From KUTV.com: A man tased twice by police and severely injured when he fell and hit his head has filed a lawsuit against the two officers who fired their tasers. “When I turn around boom, before I had a chance to get down on my knees,” Fernando Coronado, 47 years-old, said during a press conference with his attorney Robert Sykes. During the press conference, Sykes showed the body cam video from one of the officers when the incident happen... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Fatal OIS in Chicago

Jan 31, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From wgntv.com:  Bodycam video released Friday night shows a fatal shooting involving a Chicago police officer. COPA, the Civilian Office of Police Accountability, released the video for transparency reasons from a fatal police involved shooting at the end of November. Officers responded to a call of shots fired just after 2 p.m. on November 29th in the 6100 block of South King Drive. Chicago police say 24-year-old Aquoness Cathery was hold... Full Article »

DASHCAM: U.S. Park Service Officers Shoot Fleeing Suspect

Jan 25, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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Two U.S. Park Police officers stood within close range of Bijan C. Ghaisar as he sat behind the wheel of his stopped Jeep Grand Cherokee, then fired nine shots into his vehicle as it slowly veered into a ditch away from the officers, a video recording of the Nov. 17 incident released Wednesday shows. In the moments before he was shot, there also does not appear to be any interaction with or provocation by Ghaisar, whose window remained close... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Officer-Involved Shooting in North Little Rock

Jan 12, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From ArkansasOnline.com: The North Little Police Department on Wednesday released footage showing the fatal shooting of a teenage gunman by officers after a struggle. Police Chief Mike Davis said during a news conference that the release of dashboard-camera video footage from the scene was deemed necessary after a “great deal of misinformation” spread on social media. “I fear that misinformation gets out that says the subject wasn’t ar... Full Article »

DASHCAM: Man Attacks, Bites Highway Patrolman on Roadside

Jan 12, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Fox8.com: An Elyria, Ohio, man was arrested after the Ohio State Highway Patrol says he assaulted a trooper and it was caught on video. The trooper was called to Diagonal Road near Biggs Road just outside of LaGrange shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday for a man walking in the roadway. The man, identified as Cornelious L. Carey, Jr., was confrontational and hit the trooper in the face, the patrol said. According to Elyria Municipal Court docume... Full Article »

VIDEO: The Deadly Ambush of a Deputy

Jan 10, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Officer Safety & Survival & Training
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From KDVR.com: The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Monday released edited versions of body camera video and more details about what led to the deadly deputy ambush on New Year’s Eve. Deputy Zackari Parrish was shot along with three other sheriff’s deputies, a Castle Rock Police Department SWAT officer and two citizens in an ambush at a Highlands Ranch apartment. Parrish died at the scene. Officers said they were called to the apar... Full Article »

BODYCAM: Police Shoot Armed Woman After Lengthy Standoff

Jan 04, 2018 in Law Enforcement Today & Video
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From Fox4kc.com: An Olathe man tells FOX 4 that he wishes his girlfriend would have put her gun down when police showed up at a home on Wednesday to take her back to jail. Ciara Howard was 26 years old, serving time for a theft charge and on work release, but failed to return to the jail in Gardner. Instead she went to her boyfriend's house east of downtown Olathe, where after a standoff, Howard was shot and killed. FOX 4's Shannon O'Brien tal... Full Article »