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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
OK Deputy Shot, Killed Serving Eviction Notice

A Logan County, OK, deputy was shot and killed serving an eviction notice Tuesday morning. The suspect fled but is now in custody.


Man Kills 3 People in Unprovoked Shootings in CA, Suspect Arrested

The suspect was identified as Kori Ali Muhammad, a 39-year-old man who was wanted in connection with the shooting death of a security guard outside a motel Thursday, said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer.



L.A. Police Commission Adopts New Rules for LAPD Officers to Reduce Shootings

The Los Angeles Police Commission voted Tuesday to require officers to try, whenever possible, to defuse tense encounters before firing their guns — a policy shift that marks a significant milestone in the board's attempts to curb shootings by police.


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AZ Bill Toughening Penalty for Assaulting Off-Duty LEOs Signed Into Law

The measure, dubbed the "Blue Lives Matter Law," makes it an aggravating circumstance for someone to knowingly assault an off-duty law-enforcement officer out of malice because of the officer's employment.


CO Marijuana DUIs Drop 33%, But Officials Still Concerned

The number of citations for driving while under the influence of marijuana in Colorado dropped by 33.2% in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the same period last year, but the number of people using marijuana and then driving continues to be a concern for Colorado officials



MN Drivers Get Repair Vouchers Instead of Tickets for Broken Car Lights

Police in a number of Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area cities are taking a new approach when stopping motorists for driving with nonworking headlights, taillights, or turn signals. Instead of tickets, they are handing out vouchers allowing the driver to get them fixed for free.


Judge Rejects Effort to Reinstall Painting Depicting LEOs as Pigs in Capitol

A federal judge has rejected efforts to reinstall a painting in the Capitol that some lawmakers and police groups found offensive because it depicts police officers with animal heads.



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