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St. Louis county police: 2 officers shot in Ferguson - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two officers were shot during a protest in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered following the resignation of the embattled police chief of the St. Louis

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Shoot or don't shoot: Police scenarios prove eye-opening for civil rights leaders | Fox News

A distressed man with a baby in tow was pacing back and forth in a manic state and shouting incoherently. The responding police officer calmly addressed the man in an attempt to calm him down and defuse the situation, but the man suddenly pulled an object from his side and lunged toward the officer. Instinctively, the officer raised his Taser and squeezed the trigger. It turned out the man was armed with a knife...

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N.Y. cop not indicted in chokehold death - CNN.com

Protesters poured onto the streets of New York late Wednesday, upset over a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.