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Two Florida police officers died after being ambushed by a wanted criminal, hiding in an attic. One in Indianapolis lapsed into a coma, after being shot during an otherwise routine traffic stop. And then there were the four in Michigan, wounded after a man entered their precincts and began indiscriminately spraying bullets.

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Police chief: Cartels threaten U.S. law enforcement in Arizonaupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 18:10:00

Drug cartels are making direct death threats to U.S. law enforcement officials in Nogales, Arizona, the police chief there told CNN.

New Orleans mayor asks feds to review city police forceupdated: Thu May 06 2010 21:38:00

The new mayor of New Orleans has asked the Justice Department to review the city's embattled police department.

Report: More law officers shot, killed in '09; overall fatalities downupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 13:29:00

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 round up suspect's relatives in police killingsupdated: Tue Dec 01 2009 01:39:00

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, suspect shot in New Jersey raidupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 10:38:00

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.

Obama: I didn't mean to slight Cambridge policeupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 09:48:00

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.

Obama calls Cambridge officerupdated: Sun Jul 26 2009 09:48:00

President Obama says he called the police officer who arrested Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr..

Commentary: Obama's rush to judgment on policeupdated: Fri Jul 24 2009 12:00:00

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.

UK police officer sued over dog deathsupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 10:54:00

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.

London police officers investigated amid water torture claimsupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 07:49:00

Six London police officers have been suspended, Scotland Yard has confirmed, amid British media reports that they allegedly tortured drug suspects.

Rangel seeks federal probe into N.Y. friendly-fire police deathsupdated: Sun Jun 07 2009 10:26:00

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.

NYPD police officer killed by fellow officerupdated: Fri May 29 2009 21:57:00

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.

Counter-terrorism team helps deliver baby at Penn Stationupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 23:33:00

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.

Police chief steps downupdated: Fri Feb 20 2009 23:32:00

A Mexican police chief has stepped down after receiving threats from a drug gang. CNN's Michael Ware reports.

Cops: FBI investigating Oakland police commanderupdated: Fri Jan 23 2009 19:55:00

The FBI has opened an investigation into an undisclosed incident from 2000 involving an Oakland Police Department commander, a department spokesman said Friday.

Questions surround shooting of baseballer's sonupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 14:21:00

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.

Cops shoot player's sonupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 14:21:00

The son of a former Major League baseball player is shot by police. Family calls it a case of racial profiling.

People.com: David Spade Helps Phoenix Police Pay for Gunsupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 10:36:00

The funnyman's $100,000 donation goes toward the purchase of 300 rifles for the force

Bombers try to kill Iraqi mayorupdated: Sun Nov 09 2008 15:37:00

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 claims progressupdated: Sat May 24 2008 03:53:00

Pakistani army gives journalists a rare tour of the tribal border regions. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

Car bomb kills police officer in Peshawarupdated: Sat May 24 2008 03:53:00

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.

Time.com: The Woes of Chicago's Top Copupdated: Mon May 19 2008 18:00:00

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

Police beating caught on tapeupdated: Mon May 19 2008 17:51:00

Fifteen Philadelphia police officers are being investigated after three suspects are beaten and it's caught on camera.

Officials: Race had no role in Philly police beatingupdated: Thu May 08 2008 23:05:00

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.

Hey speeders! How cops will catch youupdated: Wed May 07 2008 09:04:00

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?

Suicide bomber kills two Afghan policeupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 05:38:00

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.

Zimbabwe cop: Bosses 'told us to vote for Mugabe'updated: Wed Apr 09 2008 12:29:00

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.

Wheelchair bomber kills 3 in Iraq police stationupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 17:06:00

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.

Inside the mind of cop who stopped youupdated: Wed Feb 06 2008 12:43:00

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.

Police protecting U.S. icons 'failed,' report saysupdated: Mon Feb 04 2008 18:15:00

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.

Four killed in blasts targeting mosque, police updated: Sun Dec 02 2007 13:31:00

Bombs in Baghdad and Baquba killed four people, two police officers among them, and wounded seven others Sunday morning, an Interior Ministry official said.

Feds: Porn suspicions ignored; police officer's husband arrestedupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 22:00:00

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.

Time.com: French Youths Clash With Policeupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 12:40:00

Youths assaulted a police station, torched cars and vandalized stores in a weekend rampage that injured 21 police officers in this rundown Paris suburb

Cops' bigger guns level fieldupdated: Wed Nov 07 2007 10:17:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti reports local cops get increased firepower to level playing field.

Cops find themselves in arms race with criminals updated: Wed Nov 07 2007 10:17:00

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.

Chicago's finest under fire for brutalityupdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 15:42:00

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.

Woman claims police brutalityupdated: Fri Sep 28 2007 15:42:00

An Illinois woman claims she is a victim of police brutality after an altercation with a Chicago police officer. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.

Cop charged in police dog's hot car deathupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 04:24:00

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 deathupdated: Thu Sep 06 2007 04:24:00

Sergeant charged in K-9 death

Time.com: De-Criminalizing Mental Illness updated: Wed Aug 08 2007 17:20:00

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

Autopsy: Man killed by police after Katrina was shot in backupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 03:05:00

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 backupdated: Wed Jul 18 2007 03:05:00

Autopsy: Victim shot in back

Time.com: 36 Killed in Southern Iraqupdated: Mon Jun 18 2007 15:00:00

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

Suicide truck bombing kills 15 at police stationupdated: Sun Jun 10 2007 07:32:00

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 die in attack on U.S.-run Camp Bucca prisonupdated: Sat Jun 09 2007 09:18:00

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.

D.C.'s first female police chief not afraid of a challengeupdated: Tue May 08 2007 12:34:00

The new Washington police chief, Cathy Lanier, is no stranger to challenges.

10 killed in Baghdad car lot bombingupdated: Fri Mar 02 2007 12:51:00

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.

Suicide bomber kills 10 on Baghdad busupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 05:11:00

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.

Drug bust leads to huge police corruption probeupdated: Thu Nov 02 2006 12:43:00

The investigation that exposed an allegedly corrupt Virginia sheriff's department began with a package containing vials of a date-rape drug.

'Snoop Dogg' faces gun, drug accusationupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 00:59:00

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.

Officials say violence over, order back in Iraqi cityupdated: Fri Oct 20 2006 09:05:00

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.

Coalition death toll in Iraq reaches 3,000updated: Mon Oct 16 2006 07:44:00

The death toll for coalition military forces in Iraq hit 3,000 Monday, according to a CNN tally.

U.S.: 30 rebels killed in mostly Shiite Iraqi cityupdated: Sun Oct 08 2006 04:53:00

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.

10 die in 22-hour police standoffupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 01:32:00

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.

Florida police kill suspect in deputy's slayingupdated: Fri Sep 29 2006 06:41:00

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.

Terror tape says 4,000 foreign fighters killed in Iraq updated: Thu Sep 28 2006 06:21:00

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.

Gunman, hostage dead after high school siegeupdated: Wed Sep 27 2006 15:39:00

An armed standoff at a high school in Bailey, Colorado, ended after three hours Wednesday with a hostage and the gunman dead.

Police count 77 bodies found in Baghdad this weekupdated: Tue Sep 26 2006 09:21:00

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.

U.N. chief: Iraq in 'grave danger' of civil warupdated: Mon Sep 18 2006 13:12:00

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.

Iraq suicide blast kills 2 U.S. soldiers at Army outpost updated: Thu Sep 14 2006 07:16:00

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.

Security high for Iraq festivalupdated: Sat Sep 09 2006 02:05:00

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.

'Most-wanted' fugitive capturedupdated: Fri Sep 08 2006 11:32:00

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.

Al Qaeda in Iraq followers told to kill 'at least one American'updated: Thu Sep 07 2006 03:45:00

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.

NFL player shot by off-duty police officerupdated: Sun Sep 03 2006 18:08:00

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.

Gunmen kill 14 Pakistani, Indian pilgrims in Iraqupdated: Sat Sep 02 2006 03:58:00

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.

2 killed in rural Vermont shootingsupdated: Thu Aug 24 2006 16:22:00

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.

Gibson charged with drunken drivingupdated: Wed Aug 02 2006 16:05:00

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.

Hussein's wife, daughter on new 'wanted' listupdated: Sun Jul 02 2006 00:35:00

Iraq unveiled a list of the country's most-wanted fugitives Sunday, including Saddam Hussein's wife and daughter.

Deadly bombs hit Iraqi marketsupdated: Mon Jun 26 2006 12:34:00

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.

CNNMoney: Marijuana 'bricks' found in Home Depot vanitiesupdated: Wed Jun 14 2006 10:01:00

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.

Suspect in family slayings surrendersupdated: Sat Jun 03 2006 09:43:00

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.

Police thwarted in search for suspect in family's slayingupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 07:05:00

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.

Iraq violence claims 50 livesupdated: Mon May 29 2006 03:44:00

At least 50 people died Monday in a series of bombings and ambushes in Iraq, police and the military said.

Katrina autopsy: Police shot mentally disabled man in backupdated: Mon May 22 2006 13:49:00

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.

Governor: Brazil gang rampage overupdated: Mon May 15 2006 22:24:00

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.

Officer slain in Virginia police station shootingupdated: Mon May 08 2006 16:44:00

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.

Iraqi chief cites progress in forming Cabinetupdated: Mon May 08 2006 04:36:00

Prime Minister-designate Nuri al-Maliki said Tuesday that progress is being made in forming a coalition government for the violence-torn country.

Car bomb kills at least 26 in Iraqi townupdated: Wed Apr 12 2006 07:24:00

A car bomb exploded Wednesday in a Shiite town north of Baghdad, killing at least 26 people and wounding 70 others, Iraqi police said.

McKinney apologizes for scuffle with officerupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 07:16:00

Rep. Cynthia McKinney apologized on the House floor Thursday for a confrontation with a Capitol Police officer last week.

Clashes around Baghdad mosque kill 20updated: Sun Mar 26 2006 13:35:00

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.

Five killed in mosque blast north of Baghdadupdated: Fri Mar 24 2006 05:02:00

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.

33 killed in Baghdad car bombingsupdated: Thu Mar 23 2006 03:43:00

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 killed in Baghdad attacksupdated: Wed Mar 22 2006 02:40:00

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.

Insurgents storm police station, free 30 detaineesupdated: Tue Mar 21 2006 02:59:00

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: Cash found in UK heist vanupdated: Fri Feb 24 2006 03:16:00

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 arrested in huge England heistupdated: Thu Feb 23 2006 03:26:00

Two people have been arrested in connection with the multi-million-dollar armed robbery in southeast England, police say.

Roadside bombings in Iraq kill 6updated: Sat Feb 18 2006 07:03:00

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.

Gay bar attack suspect captured in gunfightupdated: Sat Feb 04 2006 20:03:00

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.

36 missing Iraqi police applicants found deadupdated: Sun Jan 22 2006 07:17:00

The bodies of 36 kidnapping victims who had applied to the Baghdad Police Academy have been found and identified, an official said Sunday.

Best cars for copsupdated: Thu Jan 19 2006 13:13:00

If there were a list of the "toughest jobs for cars" being a police car would probably be right up there at the top.

New Orleans beating victim in court updated: Wed Jan 18 2006 15:06:00

Robert Davis, the retired school teacher who was videotaped being beaten by New Orleans police officers in October, was in court on Wednesday.

Deputy shoots teen wielding pellet gunupdated: Fri Jan 13 2006 16:22:00

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.

Car bombs wound 13 in Iraqupdated: Sun Jan 01 2006 19:12:00

A series of eight car bombs went off across Baghdad Sunday, wounding 13 people, Iraqi police said.

Seven killed in Iraq bombingsupdated: Sat Dec 31 2005 03:07:00

Five Iraqi civilians and two police officers have been killed by bombings near the Iraqi town of Baquba and in Baghdad, officials say.

Police: Christmas slaying suspect shot at homesupdated: Thu Dec 29 2005 15:16:00

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.

70 percent of Iraqis voted, officials sayupdated: Wed Dec 21 2005 16:39:00

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.

Group pleads for release of hostagesupdated: Tue Dec 06 2005 06:09:00

A Western anti-war group made another plea for kidnappers in Iraq to release four peace activists they have threatened to kill on Thursday.

UK woman police officer shot deadupdated: Fri Nov 18 2005 13:03:00

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.

At least 34 dead in Baghdad suicide blastupdated: Thu Nov 10 2005 02:11:00

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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