Why Do American Cops Kill More People Than in Other Countries?
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In the U.S., the only truly national deadly force behavioral mandates are set by the Supreme Court, which in 1989 deemed it constitutionally permissible for police to use deadly force when they “reasonably” perceive imminent and grave harm. State laws …

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How do we identify killer cops?: Spence
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9, the justices held that the cop's actions did not violate “clearly established (constitutional) law” and granted him immunity from the suit. Justice Sonia Sotomayor, the lone dissenter, wrote: “By sanctioning a 'shoot first, think later' approach to …

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Cases of abuse in custody are 'individual acts': Official
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Cases of severe abuse by police officers, sometimes resulting in the death of detainees, are “individual acts” of misconduct, said the Interior Minister's media relations assistant Major General Abu Bakr Abdel Karim, on Saturday. As such, the Ministry …

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Trial of Dover officer starts Monday
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The second-degree assault trial scheduled to begin Monday for Dover police Cpl. Thomas Webster – who was charged after a police dashcam video showed him kicking a black man in the jaw and knocking him out cold during a 2013 arrest – is a rarity in …

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First Trial in Freddie Gray Death Is Set to Start in Baltimore
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Officer Porter is charged with manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office in Mr. Gray's death, and has pleaded not guilty. Prosecutors accuse him of ignoring Mr. Gray's pleas for medical help, and failing to buckle him into a …

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Egypt's Police Attempt to Enhance Image After Spike in Brutality Cases
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The vigil, which was organized by the Luxor Security Directorate with the leadership of Assistant to the Ministry of Interior Essam El Hamali, is seen as an effort from officials to rehabilitate the security apparatus' image as incidents of police …

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PENNSYLVANIA POLICE OFFICER SHOT AND KILLED RESPONDING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE CALL
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A man, identified as Ray Allen Shetler Jr. by state police allegedly shot Reed and is then believed to have fled the scene. Shetler was later arrested. Before being brought to the jail he was treated for a bullet wound sustained during the initial …

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World leaders arrive in Paris for climate conference
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Frustrations over restrictions on protests put in place following the attacks gave rise to what French President Francois Hollande called "scandalous" scuffles between protesters and police at the Place de Republique, the site of a memorial to victims.

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Court acquits two confessed murderers due to police abuse of their rights
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In one of the state's most dramatic setbacks in a murder case, two Jalaiya residents, both self-confessed murderers, were acquitted on Sunday by the Lod District Court of murdering a Kfar Kassem minor in October 2009, due to police abuse of their …

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