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Video: Police officer honored for adopting baby of heroin addict

(KOB) — A New Mexico police officer has been honored for adopting the unborn baby of a woman he met during a drug call.

Albuquerque police officer Ryan Holets encountered a pregnant woman during a drug call. 131 more words

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Day 1 of sentencing for fmr. SC officer in unarmed motorist's death

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – The Latest on the sentencing of a former South Carolina police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed motorist (all times local): 1,197 more words

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Miami Beach officer is father of dead girl left in dumpster

MIAMI (AP) – A Miami Beach police officer has been identified as the father of a 4-year-old girl found dead in a dumpster.

In a statement issued Tuesday, Miami Beach police officials asked that the privacy of 27-year-old Officer Leon Paige “be respected during this very difficult time.” 87 more words

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Video: 'Fathers in Blue' surprise bride during wedding

OHIO (WSAZ) — An Ohio bride’s recent wedding day included a special tribute to her late father, thanks to his fellow police officers.

Mikayla Wroten, lost her father, David Poling, ten years ago when he drowned chasing a suspect into the Ohio River. 151 more words

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UPDATE: GBI identifies officer killed in Polk County

CEDARTOWN, GA (AP) – Authorities say they have captured a man they say shot two Georgia police officers, killing one of them.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan said Friday that Seth Brandon Spangler surrendered to officers following a manhunt in Polk County, about 60 miles  (95 kms) northwest of Atlanta. 111 more words

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4 teens charged for "standing, spitting, walking" on grave of fallen officer

AMERICUS, Ga. (WSAV) – Four teenagers have been charged with trespassing and vandalizing the grave of a fallen police officer.

Surveillance camera photos show a group of teens standing, spitting, and walking on officer Nick Smarr’s grave in Americus, Georgia. 111 more words

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Video: Florida man arrested after impersonating police officer

PASCO CO., Fla. (WFLA) — Sheriff’s investigators in Pasco County, Florida have arrested a man after a video showed him pretending to be a police officer and yelling at a motorist. 132 more words

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