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Judge Says Fired Officer Must Stand Trial

A judge ruled Friday that a Florida police officer must stand trial for the fatal shooting of a stranded black motorist, saying his retelling of what happened on the darkened highway off-ramp was "unreliable and not credible."

The Winners–By A Nose–In US Sniffer Dogs Competition

Hemi, a chocolate Labrador assigned to the campus police force at New Jersey's Stockton University near Atlantic City, won a nationwide competition last week for police dogs trained to sniff out explosives.

State Trooper Uses Jerky To Rescue Pup From Highway

A Massachusetts state trooper has rescued a dog running loose in the middle of an interstate with the bribe of a homemade snack. Trooper Nick D’Angelo responded to a report of a pup running loose along Interstate 190 in Worcester on Wednesday morning.
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Austrian Faces Fine For Calling Police Officers ‘Smurfs’

Man claims it was a joke, not an insult BERLIN (AP) — An Austrian man faces a 160-euro ($197) fine for describing police officers as...

Police Officer Shoots, Wounds Suicidal Man in Florida

SOUTH DAYTONA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer shot and wounded a suicidal man who charged at officers with a knife. South Daytona...

2 Officers Shoot, Wound Fleeing Suspect In Car In Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida police officers opened fire on a suspect who struck one of them with a car.
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