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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton today called for the state to change resisting arrest to a felony charge.
Mr. Bratton testified today before a joint hearing of four State Senate committees, where he made a number of recommendations—including suggesting that the penalty increase for resisting arrest. 305 more words
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
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
Charge: Resisting arrest and interfering with a peace officer
Arrest Date: June 9, 2007
Franchise: Denver Nuggets
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.
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