FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...YouTube video of an altercation involving three local police officers and a prisoner in the Sitka jail."I felt it would...technique is "discouraged" in training of Alaska police officers. Goeden said the practice was deemed ineffective...
Report: Big problems in DOC

...correctional officers were on Kobuk's back to restrain him, two Anchorage Police Department officers observed. "The police officer reported that he heard Mr. Kobuk yell several times that he couldn't breathe," the report states. "Three of...
Paris unites in solidarity, then scatters in panic

...the statue on the plaza reads: "Can't Scare Us."Then suddenly a noise crackled, apparently firecrackers. Police officers arrived, guns pointed, to investigate.Everyone ran in every which direction, crying and escaping by adjacent...
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2 Americans among 5 killed in rare Jordan police shooting

...Training Center in Amman, where Jordanian and foreign instructors, including Americans, have trained thousands of police officers from the Palestinian territories and other parts of the Arab world in recent years.The Jordanian officer opened...
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Police blotter for Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

...Alcohol was involved.Traffic stop? At 9:25 p.m. Friday, a GMC Yukon failed to yield at the direction of a police officer in the 9000 block of Egan Drive. Investigation continues.Trespassing? At 1:16 p.m. Friday, Frank White Jr...
Ellis: Narcan bill means 'life or death'

...students. Drug users in Baltimore are being trained in court how to deliver it, should one of their friends overdose. Police officers in Massachusetts are carrying Narcan with them on patrol.There have been 853 confirmed rescues using Narcan out...
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Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...Bataclan massacre Saturday, laying flowers and lighting candles only a few hundred yards (meters) from where a police officer was murdered during the Charlie Hebdo attacks.Although Paris was quiet and jittery, Bas said that he intended to...
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Detective: 'Hero' cop sought hit-man to cover up thefts

FOX LAKE, Ill. - Months before an Illinois police officer staged his suicide to make it seem like he died in the line of duty, subjecting his community to an expensive and fruitless manhunt...
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Federal bomb squad conducts training exercise in Anchorage

...Dispatch News.The exercise involved members of the federal departments of Defense and Energy as well as Anchorage police officers.Deirdre Fike, the special agent in charge of the FBI's Anchorage office, said in the statement that the port...
'Hero' officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

FOX LAKE, Ill. - For weeks, investigators said they were searching for the killers of a small-town police officer known as "G.I. Joe." Thousands attended the funeral of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz. Many lauded him as...
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