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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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Blue Lives Matter Is Over

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

#assaults, #attacks-on-police, #black-lives-matter-movement, #criminal-justice, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #impeachment, #republican-party, #senate, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #tillis-thomas-r, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-dc

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

#attacks-on-police, #chansley-jacob-anthony-jake-angeli, #impeachment, #jennifer-l-ryan, #robert-sanford, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-dc

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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.

#attacks-on-police, #discrimination, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

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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

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Are We Stuck With Trump in the White House?

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

#attacks-on-police, #capitol-building-washington-dc, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #house-of-representatives, #impeachment, #polls-and-public-opinion, #senate, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #twenty-fifth-amendment-us-constitution, #united-states-politics-and-government

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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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Police Officer Brian Sicknick Dies from Injuries in Pro-Trump Rampage

The officer, identified as Brian D. Sicknick, was initially injured while “physically engaging with protesters,” the department said, and later collapsed after returning to his division office.

#attacks-on-police, #brian-d-sicknick, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-capitol-police, #washington-dc

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Suspect in Attempted Murder of Police Officer Escapes From Holding Cell

David Dahlen escaped from the Portland Police Bureau’s Central Precinct on Saturday after a cleaning crew left the door to his holding cell unlocked, officials said.

#attacks-on-police, #dahlen-david, #fugitives, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-portland-ore, #portland-ore

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NYPD Officer Shot in Brooklyn, but Vest Stops the Bullet

The 27-year-old officer, who had responded to a call about domestic violence, was “in a little pain” but “extremely good spirits” at a Brooklyn hospital, the police commissioner said.

#attacks-on-police, #brooklyn-nyc, #crown-heights-brooklyn-ny, #police-department-nyc

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Police Officer Is Shot in Brooklyn

The officer, whose condition was not immediately released, was taken to Kings County Hospital, according to a spokesman for the Police Department.

#attacks-on-police, #brooklyn-nyc, #crown-heights-brooklyn-ny, #police-department-nyc

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Lawrence Byrne, Former Lawyer for New York Police, Dies at 61

His younger brother, a police officer, was assassinated by a drug gang at 22, a key moment in the city’s crack epidemic of the 1980s.

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After Defying Virus Rules, Bar Manager Drives Car Into Sheriff’s Deputy

The manager of Mac’s Public House on Staten Island hit the deputy while fleeing from arrest after authorities confronted him, the sheriff said.

#attacks-on-police, #bars-and-nightclubs, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #macs-public-house-staten-island-ny-bar, #presti-daniel, #shutdowns-institutional, #staten-island-nyc

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West Virginia Man Sold Machine Gun Conversion Devices to Extremists, U.S. Says

Federal prosecutors say that Timothy John Watson sold his products to members of the antigovernment Boogaloo movement.

#advertising-and-marketing, #attacks-on-police, #carrillo-steven, #firearms, #gun-control, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right, #social-media, #watson-timothy-john

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35 Years After MOVE Bombing That Killed 11, Philadelphia Apologizes

A police helicopter dropped an explosive charge onto the roof of a rowhouse during an armed standoff in 1985. The resultant fire destroyed 61 homes in a West Philadelphia neighborhood.

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No Charges for Indianapolis Officer Who Fatally Shot Dreasjon Reed After Chase

The man, Dreasjon Reed, was streaming live on Facebook during the chase, and thousands of people were tuned in when he was shot.

#attacks-on-police, #facebook-inc, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #special-prosecutors-independent-counsel

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Louisville Officer Who Fatally Shot Breonna Taylor Is Now Suing Her Boyfriend

In a court filing, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly said Kenneth Walker’s actions had caused him “severe trauma, mental anguish and emotional distress.”

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Life Without Parole for Man Who Killed Chicago Police Commander

“Justice was served today,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said after sentencing for the midday fatal shooting of Cmdr. Paul Bauer in the Loop.

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As Lawlessness Roils Nigeria, Police Chief Vows to Take Back Streets

As protests against police brutality have subsided after a violent crackdown, they have been followed by a wave of looting and vandalism that the police have vowed to end.

#attacks-on-police, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #lagos-nigeria, #looting-crime, #nigeria, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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A Police Officer Is Killed and Another Is Wounded in Houston

The two officers were struck by gunfire after responding to a disturbance at an apartment complex, the police said. Chief Art Acevedo of the Houston police said a suspect was in custody.

#attacks-on-police, #courtney-waller, #elmer-manzano, #harold-preston, #houston-tex, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-department-houston-tex

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Man Charged With Attempting to Murder Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies

The authorities said that Deonte Lee Murray, 36, of Compton, Calif., shot the deputies multiple times on Sept. 12 in an attack that was captured on video and prompted widespread condemnation.

#attacks-on-police, #compton-calif, #lacey-jackie-1957, #los-angeles-county-calif, #los-angeles-county-sheriffs-department, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides

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Videos Show Gunman Firing at Police During Louisville Protest

One man among hundreds of peaceful protesters fired a handgun at police officers in Louisville, Ky. Witnesses caught him on camera.

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Louisville’s Police Force Feels Besieged on Two Fronts

Officers say that city and police officials were slow to release crucial details in the Breonna Taylor case. Protesters are fed up with what they consider abusive tactics. Calm seems a long way off.

#attacks-on-police, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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