Police officer

June 25, 2017 - 8:58 am
An off-duty black St. Louis police officer's race factored into him being mistakenly shot by a white officer who didn't recognize him after a shootout with black suspects this week, the wounded officer's lawyer contends. The 38-year-old black officer was off duty when he heard a commotion near his...
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May 19, 2017 - 8:37 pm
(WWL.com) Higher training standards for police officers in Louisiana have been approved by the full House. A proposal by Baton Rouge Representative Ted James would require officers to receive at least 400 hours of basic POST training before entering the field. “Right now POST they’re about at 365,...
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May 10, 2017 - 7:34 am
(WWL.com) A 7-year-old girl from Hammond has traveled to 10 states showing her appreciation for police officers by hugging them. Rosalyn Baldwin and her parents, Errick and Angie, talked about her family’s upcoming road trip to Missouri to North Dakota to hug as many law enforcement officers as she...
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July 18, 2016 - 7:35 am
The shooting of six police officers in Baton Rouge Sunday morning would have been horrific no matter when it happened, but in the wake of the police shootings of two suspects and the shooting of 12 police officers and two civilians in Dallas over the past two weeks, the shooting of police officers...
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July 07, 2016 - 7:08 am
For the second night in a row, I have awakened at about 3 AM to breaking news about police officers shooting black males. And for the second straight day, America is reacting to two videos that fit an all too familiar storyline in the news. Reaction to both of the videos ranges from 'the police...
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