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Video shows police cornering mentally ill man and fatally shooting him: 'This was an execution'

Graphic surveillance video released this week shows a throng of Fontana police officers surrounding a legally blind and mentally ill man in a convenience store before an officer opens fire, killing him. 47 more words

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Police: Off-duty Robbins cop fatally shoots armed robber in Chicago

An off-duty Robbins officer on Friday morning shot and killed an armed robber who tried to take off in the officer’s car on Chicago’s Far South Side, police said. 56 more words

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Police injured, more than 200 arrested at Trump inauguration protests

Washington (CNN)Six police officers were injured and 217 protesters arrested after they smashed windows, damaged cars and threw rocks at police near Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony on Friday in Washington. 50 more words

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British Police Tasered Their Own Race Relations Adviser

Britain’s police watchdog is to hold an investigation after officers were filmed firing a stun-gun at their own local black race relations adviser who they apparently mistook for a wanted suspect, the force involved said on Friday. 51 more words

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Melee near Trump's parade route as police, protesters clash

WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump’s inaugural parade. 49 more words

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Inauguration protesters vandalize, set fires, try to disrupt Trump’s oath, as police arrest 200

Protesters made themselves heard in the nation’s capital Friday, leaving a trail of damage along some city blocks, disrupting security checkpoints at President Donald Trump’s inauguration, and clashing with police as Trump supporters tried to celebrate. 50 more words

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Police In U.K. Use Stun Gun On Their Own Community Relations Adviser

A British police watchdog is investigating an incident last Saturday in Bristol in which an officer fired a stun gun at a black man who has served as a community-relations adviser for local law enforcement. 47 more words

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