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AP: Officer sex cases plagued by lax supervision, policies

...arrest.A yearlong Associated Press investigation illuminated the problem of rape and sexual misconduct committed by law officers in the United States, uncovering about 1,000 cops, jail guards, deputies and others who lost their licenses from...
Nation and World
4 Marines die in attack on military sites

...Tennesseans in being both sickened and saddened by this," Gov. Bill Haslam said.Within hours of the bloodshed, law officers with guns drawn swarmed what was believed to be Abdulazeez's house, and two females were led away in handcuffs...
Not For Web
Man accused of killing parents with ax

...spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Public Safety, on Friday.While people in the Lower 48 might complain about law officers taking 15 minutes to arrive at a crime scene, "in a place like rural Alaska, it's hours and potentially days...
Body of missing Colo. girl is found

...walk from her home to Witt Elementary School on the morning of Oct. 5. She never arrived. A search by hundreds of law officers did not start until hours later because Jessica's mother works nights and slept through a call from school officials...
Not For Web
Empire editorial: Tragedy narrowly averted

...Rather than dispense punishment, the department focuses on building awareness and stressing compliance with the law. Officers consider it an important part of their job to counsel teenagers and their parents about the risks they face. When...
Law officers arrest 74 in SW Alaska crime sweep

ANCHORAGE - A sweep by Alaska State Troopers, the U.S. Marshals Service and state drug and alcohol enforcement officers resulted in 74 arrests in more than a dozen southwest Alaska villages.
Regional News
Crime-spree suspect escapes police after high-speed chase

...after an alleged crime spree Friday night in which he allegedly stole an SUV from the DIPAC parking lot, engaged a law officer in a high-speed chase and struck a police car. The Juneau suspect, whose name has not been released, could face...
High-speed chase ends in semi truck driver's death on the Parks Highway

FAIRBANKS - A semi tractor driver led law officers on a high speed chase down the Parks Highway, then killed himself near Nenana, Alaska State Troopers said. Sound off on the...
Outside editorial: Deadly Wisconsin shooting should serve as a warning

...investigation of the incident, the state Justice Department must look into the issue of whether Peterson was suited to be a law officer, particularly at such a young age. Should this tragedy serve as a warning to law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin...
Alaska Digest

...interviewed, authorities said. No one wanted to press charges, said Campbell. School administrators, rather than law officers, were deciding on disciplinary action in the elementary school incident. 650 moose killed by Alaska drivers SOLDOTNA...


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