4 Found Fatally Shot After Man Opens Fire on Deputies in Florida

The gunman killed a man, two women and an infant who were found in two homes near Lakeland, Fla., the authorities said. A girl, 11, also was wounded.

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Hong Kong Police Arrest University Students for ‘Advocating Terrorism’

The student union leaders, who were detained under the national security law, had expressed sympathy for a man who stabbed a police officer before killing himself.

#attacks-on-police, #colleges-and-universities, #hong-kong, #university-of-hong-kong

How a Respected N.Y.P.D. Officer Became the Accused Capitol Riot #EyeGouger

Thomas Webster once was part of Mayor Bloomberg’s security detail. As he awaits trial, the retired cop is on the other side of the law.

#attacks-on-police, #content-type-personal-profile, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #monroe-ny, #police-department-nyc, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021

Students Arrested in Hong Kong Bomb Plot, Days After Police Stabbing

Six teenagers were among those arrested in connection with a bomb plot. Some democracy activists say Beijing’s crackdown is fueling radical ideas.

#attacks-on-police, #china, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #politics-and-government

No Charges for Honolulu Police Officers Who Fatally Shot South African Man

The death of Lindani Myeni became a cause célèbre in South Africa, intensifying criticism there of racism in the United States and a feeling of solidarity with African Americans.

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Bystander Who Intervened in Shooting of Officer Was Fatally Shot by Police

The police in Arvada, Colo., said a good Samaritan who fatally shot a gunman who had just killed a police officer was himself shot by responding officers.

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Hong Kong Protester Faces City’s First Security Law Trial

Tong Ying-kit, who hit officers while riding a motorcycle with a protest flag, is accused of terrorism and inciting secession. He could be sentenced to life in prison.

#attacks-on-police, #china, #communist-party-of-china, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #flags-emblems-and-insignia, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #politics-and-government

Residents and Revelers Clash Over Washington Square Park

As the pandemic eases, the park has attracted crowds of young people who regard it as a place to let loose. Residents say the scene is out of control.

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F.B.I. Is Pursuing ‘Hundreds’ in Capitol Riot Inquiry, Wray Tells Congress

In two separate hearings, the F.B.I. director and Pentagon officials answered questions about the failure to adequately prepare for and respond to the Jan. 6 attack.

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Police Received Worried Calls Days Before North Carolina Killings

In the days before a 13-hour standoff with the police, the authorities repeatedly heard of a man’s deteriorating mental health. The standoff ended with four people and the gunman dead.

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Police Officer Is Shot While Responding to Gunfire in Brooklyn

The officer was in stable condition and a suspect was in custody after a confrontation on Howard Avenue near the border of Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant, the authorities said.

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2 Americans Found Guilty of Murder of Italian Police Officer

The two men were in their teens in July 2019 when an early-morning scuffle with two plainclothes police officers in Rome turned deadly.

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4 People, Including 2 Deputies, Killed in North Carolina Standoff

A 13-hour standoff with a gunman, who barricaded himself inside a house in Boone, N.C., ended at about 11 p.m. on Wednesday. Officials said the gunman had also died.

#attacks-on-police, #boone-nc, #chris-ward, #logan-fox, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #north-carolina

Killer of French Police Officer Was a Radicalized Islamist, Prosecutor Says

The attacker watched videos ‘glorifying martyrs and jihad’ immediately before the stabbing, the official said.

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France Opens Terrorism Inquiry After Killing at Police Station

The fatal stabbing of a policewoman at a station southwest of Paris was a fresh reminder of the constant terrorism threat in the country.

#attacks-on-police, #force-ouvriere-france, #france, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #rambouillet-france

Israelis and Palestinians Clash Around Jerusalem’s Old City

The violence broke out as an extremist Jewish supremacy group marched in the city, chanting “Death to Arabs.”

#attacks-on-police, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #east-jerusalem, #israel, #jaffa-israel, #jerusalem-israel, #jews-and-judaism, #politics-and-government

Tennessee Student Killed by Police Did Not Fire Bullet That Hit Officer, Officials Say

Anthony J. Thompson Jr., 17, a student at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn., was fatally shot during a struggle, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said.

#attacks-on-police, #education-secondary, #knoxville-tenn, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #tennessee

How the Capitol Riot Suspects Are Challenging the Charges

Defense lawyers have complained that some charges do not apply to what unfolded on Jan. 6, and one argues it will be impossible to get a fair trial in Washington.

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Mourning Another Fallen Officer, Capitol Police Face Deepening Crisis

Officer William F. Evans was the second Capitol Police officer to lie in honor in the Rotunda this year, the latest blow to a department reeling after the Jan. 6 attack.

#attacks-on-police, #capitol-building-washington-dc, #deaths-fatalities, #evans-william-f-us-capitol-police-officer, #funerals-and-memorials, #grief-emotion, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

2 Deputies Shot Outside Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office

The gunman was dead, said Rosie Rivera, the county sheriff. The shooting happened after “some type of altercation,” she said.

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Driver Rams Into Officers at Capitol, Killing One and Injuring Another

The attack shocked a Capitol slowly returning to normalcy after the Jan. 6 riot, raising new questions about securing the complex.

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U.S. Capitol on Lockdown After Vehicle Attack; 2 Officers Injured

A suspect was in custody and two police officers were injured in the attack on Friday afternoon, according to the Capitol Police.

#attacks-on-police, #capitol-building-washington-dc

Trump Is Sued by Two Police Officers Over Capitol Riot

Former President Donald J. Trump “inflamed, encouraged, incited, directed, and aided and abetted” the Capitol Riot on Jan. 6, the officers’ lawsuit said.

#attacks-on-police, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #james-blassingame, #sidney-hemby, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #washington-dc

Boulder Shooting: Police Officer Was Among 10 Dead

The authorities have not yet released information on most of the victims.

#attacks-on-police, #boulder-colo, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #talley-eric

U.K. Police Bill Protesters Turn Violent at Bristol Rally

A “kill the bill” rally deteriorated into chaos as protesters attacked the police in a southwest Britain city.

#attacks-on-police, #bristol-england, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #great-britain

13 Law Enforcement Officers Killed in Mexico Ambush

The attack appeared to be the deadliest assault on the Mexican police in well over a year, illustrating the severe security challenges facing the government.

#attacks-on-police, #lopez-obrador-andres-manuel, #mexico

Police Officer Is Shot While Responding to Armed Confrontation in Brooklyn

The officer was in stable condition after being struck in the chest by a shot that hit his bulletproof vest, the authorities said.

#attacks-on-police, #brooklyn-nyc, #bullet-proof-clothing, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc

Melee Near University of Colorado-Boulder Injures 3 Police Officers

An informal gathering that swelled to as many as 800 people, most of whom were not wearing masks or social distancing, turned violent on Saturday, officials said.

#attacks-on-police, #boulder-colo, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #masks, #parties-social, #university-of-colorado

Prosecutor Seeks Life Sentence for Americans in Killing of Italian Officer

Two San Francisco men, she said, instigated a “violent, deadly, disproportionate attack” in a confrontation with plainclothes military police officers.

#attacks-on-police, #cerciello-rega-mario, #elder-finnegan-lee, #hjorth-gabriel-christian-natale, #italy, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #rome-italy, #varriale-andrea

American Accused of Killing Italian Officer Says He Acted in Self-Defense

Finnegan Elder, of San Francisco, told a Rome court that the officer did not identify himself and that he “panicked” and believed the officer would kill him.

#attacks-on-police, #cerciello-rega-mario, #elder-finnegan-lee, #hjorth-gabriel-christian-natale, #italy, #rome-italy, #youth

3 Wichita Officers Hurt in ‘Possible Explosion,’ Officials Say

The officers were checking on a vacant home when they were injured by “a possible explosion from an unknown device,” the police said.

#attacks-on-police, #bombs-and-explosives, #wichita-kan

F.B.I. Said to Have Singled Out Suspect in Brian Sicknick’s Death

The death of the officer, Brian Sicknick, after the Capitol riot has been a major focus for investigators scrutinizing the attack by a pro-Trump mob.

#attacks-on-police, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #proud-boys, #sicknick-brian-d-1978-2021, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

Ex-Security Officials Spread Blame for Failures of Capitol Riot

Former Capitol security officials gave sometimes conflicting accounts in the first high-profile public hearing on the attack by a pro-Trump mob.

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Police Forces Have Long Tried to Weed Out Extremists in the Ranks. Then Came the Capitol Riot.

At least 30 law enforcement officers from around the country took part in the rally on Jan. 6 that preceded the riot. Many are now being investigated.

#attacks-on-police, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #police, #presidential-election-of-2020, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #west-chris

Blue Lives Matter Is Over

Once the Trump mob attacked officers, Republican hypocrisy was exposed.

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Officers’ Injuries, Including Concussions, Show Scope of Violence at Capitol Riot

The impeachment trial of former President Donald J. Trump has heightened attention on the rioters’ attacks on officers, some of which resulted in serious damage.

#attacks-on-police, #deaths-fatalities, #impeachment, #metropolitan-police-department-dc, #sicknick-brian-d-1978-2021, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

New Mexico State Police Officer Is Shot and Killed, Officials Say

Several other officers were injured in a shooting on Interstate 10 between Deming and Las Cruces, the State Police said.

#attacks-on-police, #las-cruces-nm, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-mexico

Officer Killed in Jan. 6 Assault Is Honored at the Capitol

Brian D. Sicknick, the Capitol Police officer who died from injuries sustained while clashing with the mob that stormed the Capitol, was the fifth person to lie in honor there.

#attacks-on-police, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #house-of-representatives, #senate, #sicknick-brian-d-1978-2021, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

Biden Travels to Capitol to Pay Respects to Brian Sicknick

Mr. Sicknick is only the fifth person to lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda.

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Florida FBI Shooting: 2 Agents Killed While Serving Warrant in Sunrise

Three other agents were injured in a shooting that occurred as agents were executing a search warrant in Sunrise, west of Fort Lauderdale. The man being investigated was found dead.

#attacks-on-police, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #sunrise-fla

California Sheriff’s Deputy Is Charged With Faking Attack

Sukhdeep Gill, a Santa Clara County deputy who claimed that he had been shot in his body camera last year, was charged with fabricating the attack, prosecutors said.

#attacks-on-police, #cameras, #gill-sukhdeep, #hoaxes-and-pranks, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #santa-clara-county-calif

Police Officer Is Shot While Chasing Armed Man in the Bronx

The officer was in stable condition at Jacobi Medical Center, and a person was in custody, the police said.

#attacks-on-police, #bronx-nyc, #bullet-proof-clothing, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #new-york-city, #police-department-nyc

Capitol Police Detail Failures During Pro-Trump Assault

The acting chief of the Capitol Police told lawmakers that the department knew days ahead of time of the risk of violence targeting lawmakers but was unprepared when the mob attacked on Jan. 6.

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Man Accused of Beating Officer With Hockey Stick in Capitol Riot Is Arrested

The arrest is the latest in a growing number of prosecutions against people accused of attacking law enforcement officials in the storming of the Capitol.

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‘I Answered the Call of My President’: Rioters Say Trump Urged Them On

The defense from Trump supporters arrested in the Capitol assault is emerging in court papers and interviews — and could play a role in impeachment proceedings.

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Before the Capitol Riot, Calls for Cash and Talk of Revolution

A network of far-right agitators across the country spent weeks organizing and raising money for a mass action to overturn President Trump’s election loss.

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The Capitol Police Had One Mission. Now the Force Is in Crisis.

The department’s performance during the rampage at the Capitol has cast a harsh light on an agency that has been unused to public scrutiny.

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3 Police Officers Killed by Carjacker on Highway in Puerto Rico, Officials Say

The carjacker, who injured a fourth officer during a chase outside San Juan, was still at large on Monday night, officials said.

#attacks-on-police, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #pierluisi-pedro-r, #puerto-rico

Are We Stuck With Trump in the White House?

Let’s talk about options to remove him, and to change norms.

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He Dreamed of Being a Police Officer, Then Was Killed by a Pro-Trump Mob

The death of Brian Sicknick, a military veteran and experienced Capitol Police officer, amplified the tragedy of Wednesday’s riots and undermined President Trump’s pro-law-enforcement claims.

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