Drug cartels are making direct death threats to U.S. law enforcement officials in Nogales, Arizona, the police chief there told CNN.
The new mayor of New Orleans has asked the Justice Department to review the city's embattled police department.
Six police officers or deputies shot to death in the Seattle, Washington, area since October 31 reflect a troubling trend highlighted by a report released Tuesday.
Investigators searching for the suspected killer of four Seattle-area police officers have rounded up several of his relatives and friends to keep them from helping him escape, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday.
Four police officers and a suspect were shot in a raid for firearms and narcotics early Thursday in central New Jersey, a local prosecutor's office said.
President Obama said Friday he spoke with the police officer who arrested a Harvard professor and told the officer he did not mean to malign the Cambridge Police Department when he said police acted stupidly.
President Obama says he called the police officer who arrested Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr..
We teach our children to think about what others feel before they act, but as grown-ups we frequently assume we understand what others do without ever having walked in their shoes.
A British animal welfare charity said Tuesday it is launching legal proceedings against a police officer whose two police dogs died when he left them in a hot car last month.
Six London police officers have been suspended, Scotland Yard has confirmed, amid British media reports that they allegedly tortured drug suspects.
Rep. Charles Rangel said he is satisfied with the steps New York police are taking in response to the death of Officer Omar Edwards, but renewed his call for a federal investigation into instances of police friendly fire.
A police officer chasing a theft suspect was fatally shot Thursday night by another officer after he failed to drop his weapon when ordered to, authorities said.
NYPD officers on counter-terrorism patrol helped deliver a baby during morning rush hour in the middle of New York's bustling Penn Station Wednesday.
A Mexican police chief has stepped down after receiving threats from a drug gang. CNN's Michael Ware reports.
The FBI has opened an investigation into an undisclosed incident from 2000 involving an Oakland Police Department commander, a department spokesman said Friday.
Robbie Tolan sits in a Houston, Texas, hospital bed with a bullet from a police officer's gun lodged in his liver. The son of a famed baseball player was shot in his own driveway.
The son of a former Major League baseball player is shot by police. Family calls it a case of racial profiling.
The funnyman's $100,000 donation goes toward the purchase of 300 rifles for the force
Insurgents bombed an outdoor market in the Iraqi town of Khalis on Sunday in an attempt to kill the mayor, who was wounded in the attack along with the town's deputy police chief, an Iraqi Interior Ministry official said.
Pakistani army gives journalists a rare tour of the tribal border regions. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.
A Pakistani police officer died and two other were wounded when a car bomb exploded Saturday morning in Nasir Bagh, about 15 miles from Peshawar, a Peshawar police official said.
Jody Weis comes to his new job with a sterling record at the FBI. But taking over Chicago's troubled police force is proving to be a tough challenge
Fifteen Philadelphia police officers are being investigated after three suspects are beaten and it's caught on camera.
The videotaped beatings of three restrained men by several members of the Philadelphia police force were inexcusable but had nothing to do with race, the city's mayor and police commissioner said Thursday.
Of course no one likes getting a speeding ticket, and who hasn't cried out, "You gotta be kidding me!" upon learning that a heavy foot just lightened your wallet by $150 or $200?
A suicide bomber killed two police officers in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday -- the latest of several attacks that have killed at least 10 officers in the last two days.
Afraid to lose their jobs in a country with nearly 80 percent unemployment, Zimbabwe police officers voted for President Robert Mugabe under the watchful eyes of their bosses, one of those officers told a reporter.
A man in a wheelchair blew himself up Monday in a northern Iraqi police station, killing three National Police officers, including a commander, police said.
Most of us have been stopped by a police officer at some point, usually for a minor infraction like speeding or an expired registration. And of course, all of us have seen movie and TV depictions of the cop who is stoic but unfailingly polite as he hands out a $200 ticket.
The federal police force responsible for protecting the Washington Monument, the Statue of Liberty and other national icons is understaffed, under-equipped, under-trained and demoralized, according to an assessment that echoes earlier studies.
Bombs in Baghdad and Baquba killed four people, two police officers among them, and wounded seven others Sunday morning, an Interior Ministry official said.
Atlanta police knew seven years ago that a police sergeant's husband may have been paying young girls for sex and producing child pornography, but failed to investigate the allegations, federal authorities said.
Youths assaulted a police station, torched cars and vandalized stores in a weekend rampage that injured 21 police officers in this rundown Paris suburb
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports local cops get increased firepower to level playing field.
The war on the streets is escalating. As gangs and other criminals pack more firepower, police departments say they find themselves in an arms race.
Robin Petrovic, a college English teacher, was out dancing at a popular Chicago nightclub, the "Funky Buddha Lounge," when she got into an altercation with the bouncer and called police for help.
An Illinois woman claims she is a victim of police brutality after an altercation with a Chicago police officer. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
A suburban police officer is accused of leaving a police dog in a patrol car for more than 12 hours on a 109-degree day, killing the animal.
Sergeant charged in K-9 death
The nation's prisons and jails are filled with people who don't belong there, but police from Memphis to Miami are stepping in to set them free
A man killed by New Orleans police in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was shot in the back, according to an autopsy report CNN obtained.
Autopsy: Victim shot in back
U.S. and Iraqi forces began major military operations Monday to the north and south of Baghdad, while Iraqi officials said 36 people were killed in clashes in southern Iraq
A suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck into a police station near Tikrit on Sunday morning, killing at least 15 people and wounding about 45 others, some of them civilians, a Tikrit police official said.
Six civilian detainees were killed and at least 50 more were wounded in an attack on the U.S.-run Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq on Saturday.
The new Washington police chief, Cathy Lanier, is no stranger to challenges.
A bomb exploded at a popular used-car lot in Baghdad's Sadr City Friday, killing 10 people and wounding 17, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said.
A suicide bomber wearing an explosives belt blew himself up inside a bus Monday in northeastern Baghdad, killing 10 people and wounding 17 others, emergency police said.
The investigation that exposed an allegedly corrupt Virginia sheriff's department began with a package containing vials of a date-rape drug.
Rap artist "Snoop Dogg" was arrested and booked for being a felon in possession of a firearm and transportation of a controlled substance at a California airport Thursday, according to the Burbank Police Department.
British and Iraqi officials said Friday that order has been restored in a southern Iraqi city after a Shiite militia reportedly took control in fighting that left at least 16 people dead.
The death toll for coalition military forces in Iraq hit 3,000 Monday, according to a CNN tally.
Iraqi and U.S. troops Sunday continued to search neighborhoods in Diwaniya, hours after a bloody raid in the city netted a "high-value target" and left 30 insurgents dead, according to U.S. and Iraqi military spokesmen.
A 22-hour standoff between Indian security forces and a group of heavily-armed militants ended Thursday morning, leaving a total of seven police officers, one civilian and two militants dead, police said.
Police said Friday they shot and killed a suspected cop killer who was armed and who failed to raise both hands when Florida SWAT officers stumbled upon him hiding in thick brush.
A man identified as the leader of al Qaeda in Iraq said on an audiotape Thursday that more than 4,000 foreign fighters have died battling the U.S.-led coalition and Iraqi troops.
An armed standoff at a high school in Bailey, Colorado, ended after three hours Wednesday with a hostage and the gunman dead.
Police said Wednesday they discovered 17 unidentified bodies in the past 24 hours, putting the total number of corpses found in the Iraqi capital this week at 77.
Just hours after a suicide bomber killed 20 people in northern Iraq, U.N. chief Kofi Annan said Monday that the nation is in "grave danger" of falling into civil war.
A suicide truck bomb hit a U.S. Army outpost Thursday in Baghdad, killing two American soldiers and leaving 25 wounded, the U.S. military said.
Hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims streamed into an Iraqi city under heavy security on Saturday as a religious festival got under way against a backdrop of continued bloodshed.
Fugitive Ralph "Buck" Phillips, wanted for allegedly shooting three New York state troopers, one fatally, after escaping from prison in April, was captured Friday evening after a daylong hunt, the New York state police said.
The leader of al Qaeda in Iraq urged his followers to kill at least one American in the next two weeks using a sniper rifle, explosive or "whatever the battle may require," according to an audiotape that aired Thursday on Al-Jazeera.
The San Diego Chargers' Steve Foley was shot Sunday by an off-duty policeman who had followed him to his home after noticing Foley's car driving erratically, a sheriff's investigator in San Diego, California, said.
Insurgents shot and killed at least 14 pilgrims from India and Pakistan, one of several attacks in Iraq that have killed a dozen other people during the last 24 hours.
A shooting rampage fueled by a domestic dispute in rural Vermont left two people dead and three others, including the gunman, wounded after he apparently turned the gun on himself, police said Thursday.
Mel Gibson was charged Wednesday with misdemeanor drunken driving, as well as driving with an elevated blood alcohol level and an open container of alcohol in his car, prosecutors said.
Iraq unveiled a list of the country's most-wanted fugitives Sunday, including Saddam Hussein's wife and daughter.
Bombs exploded in two crowded markets Monday, leaving at least 18 dead in one Iraqi city and six in another, police and Iraqi officials said.
Massachusetts police are investigating the discovery of large quantities of drugs found inside merchandise from two Home Depot stores in Massachusetts, local police said Wednesday.
The man police consider the prime suspect in the slayings of seven family members surrendered to police at a fast-food restaurant Saturday evening, a police source said.
Indianapolis police came up empty Friday night after surrounding a house where they suspected the primary suspect in the slayings of seven people was holed up, a police spokesman said.
At least 50 people died Monday in a series of bombings and ambushes in Iraq, police and the military said.
Autopsy results obtained by CNN show a mentally disabled man was shot in the back when he was killed by New Orleans police in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Sao Paulo state Gov. Claudio Lembo announced late Monday that all prison rebellions across the state have ended and 200 prison guards held hostage over the weekend have been freed without injury.
A police officer was killed and two others wounded Monday in a shootout with a gunman at a Fairfax County, Virginia, police station, Fairfax Police Chief David Rohrer said.
Prime Minister-designate Nuri al-Maliki said Tuesday that progress is being made in forming a coalition government for the violence-torn country.
A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a Shiite town north of Baghdad, killing at least 26 people and wounding 70 others, Iraqi police said.
Rep. Cynthia McKinney apologized on the House floor Thursday for a confrontation with a Capitol Police officer last week.
Twenty people were killed Sunday in clashes around a major Shiite mosque on the northern edge of Baghdad's Sadr City amid differing accounts about who was involved in the fighting.
A bomb exploded Friday outside a Sunni mosque north of Baghdad as worshippers were leaving midday prayers, killing five people and wounding 17, police said.
Four car bombs exploded in Baghdad Thursday, three of them killing 33 people, Iraqi police said, despite a bolstered U.S. and Iraqi force presence in the city.
Thirteen Shiite pilgrims were gunned down Wednesday in Baghdad in two separate attacks, the latest examples of sectarian violence that have raged since last month's bombing of a mosque in Samarra, police said.
About 100 insurgents armed with rocket-propelled grenade launchers and machine guns stormed a police station in Diyala province Tuesday, killing at least 15 officers and freeing about 30 detainees.
Police have searched for clues in a white van containing cash after what is believed to be the largest cash robbery in British history, police say.
Two people have been arrested in connection with the multi-million-dollar armed robbery in southeast England, police say.
A civilian, a security guard, three local police officers and a U.S. soldier were killed in a spate of bomb attacks in Iraq Saturday, and police said they found the bodies of two shooting victims in Baghdad.
An 18-year-old suspected in hatchet attacks and shootings at a Massachusetts gay bar was captured 1,200 miles away Saturday after killing a police officer and the passenger in his vehicle, authorities said.
The bodies of 36 kidnapping victims who had applied to the Baghdad Police Academy have been found and identified, an official said Sunday.
If there were a list of the "toughest jobs for cars" being a police car would probably be right up there at the top.
Robert Davis, the retired school teacher who was videotaped being beaten by New Orleans police officers in October, was in court on Wednesday.
A sheriff's deputy shot a 15-year-old he believed was armed with a 9 mm handgun at a Florida middle school Friday only to learn later that the weapon was a modified pellet gun, the Seminole County sheriff said.
A series of eight car bombs went off across Baghdad Sunday, wounding 13 people, Iraqi police said.
Five Iraqi civilians and two police officers have been killed by bombings near the Iraqi town of Baquba and in Baghdad, officials say.
The man responsible for fatally shooting four people, including his mother, on Christmas before taking his own life also shot at two houses four days earlier, police said Thursday.
Almost 70 percent of Iraqis eligible to vote did so during the country's historic December 15 elections, the Iraqi electoral commission said in a report released Wednesday.
A Western anti-war group made another plea for kidnappers in Iraq to release four peace activists they have threatened to kill on Thursday.
A woman police officer was shot dead and another woman officer seriously wounded while responding to a robbery in the center of Bradford, northern England, police said.
A series of attacks in the Iraqi capital Thursday targeted police and civilians, including a suicide bombing at a restaurant that killed at least 34 people, Iraqi police said.
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