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Anatomy of A Police Shooting

Police interactions with citizens, involving use of force, have been in the news a lot in the past year. Because neither the media, nor most citizens, are familiar with law enforcement training and procedures, or the laws and strategies governing such interactions, there has been a sickening call for “dead cops” and an escalation in attacks on police by criminals. 2,490 more words


Teen killed by police previously cited for resisting arrest

DENVER (AP) — A 17-year-old girl who was shot to death by Denver police while driving a stolen car was accused in a separate incident of eluding a police officer and resisting arrest just three weeks before her death, court records obtained Friday show. 632 more words

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Johnson, Dermarr

Charge: Resisting arrest and interfering with a peace officer

Arrest Date: June 9, 2007

Franchise: Denver Nuggets

Age 27

Original news account: After being involved in a disturbance with two women outside of a nightclub, Johnson was uncooperative with officers, and was tasered and arrested.

Original news account


Resisting Arrest or Knowing the Law? Do Cops know the difference?

In recent months, we have seen an outpouring of emotions regarding the law enforcement community. Responses range from criticism regarding how they do their jobs when dealing with certain members of the community to a belief that they merit  unrestricted praise and obedience. 582 more words

Civil Rights

Fleeing Drug Suspect Leaves Child In Car

SCRANTON — A drug suspect who allegedly left his child alone in a running car is now locked up.

Scranton police said they tried to stop Theotis Spindler on Harrison Avenue on Tuesday. 67 more words


4DCA: Insufficient Evidence for VOP

Where it is alleged the defendant violates probation by participating in a robbery and resisting arrest, yet the State presents no evidence the defendant was involved in the robbery other than being in the general vicinity, a trial court errs in finding the defendant violated his probation on those grounds.  32 more words


Man attacks K-9, officers during arrest

GREENVILLE, S.C. — A man faces multiple charges after he allegedly kicked and hit a police dog while officers were trying to arrest him.

According to WHNS, deputies went to the home of 21-year-old James Tyler Baucom early Saturday morning to serve warrants for traffic offenses. 82 more words