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Stephen Clark shooting: Police arrest 84 people after East Sacramento protest — but no charge for officers involved

Stephen Clark shooting: Police arrest 84 people after East Sacramento protest — but no charge for officers involvedThe Sacramento Police Department arrested 84 people earlier this week after activists marched through the wealthy East Sacramento neighbourhood to protest the district attorney’s decision to not criminally charge the two cops who shot and killed Stephon Clark in March 2018. Among the 84 protesters arrested on Monday were clergy members and college students, who recently participated in a sit-in protest shutting down Arden Fair Mall, as well as three local reporters. One of the clergy members arrested is pastor Les Simmons, a prominent voice in the Clark case.



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California attorney general won't charge police officers in Stephon Clark killing

California attorney general won't charge police officers in Stephon Clark killingCalifornia AG Xavier Becerra said his office won't charge the police officers involved in the killing of Stephon Clark.



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Marine Corps confirms investigation of officers in apparent 'blackface' video

Marine Corps confirms investigation of officers in apparent 'blackface' videoThe Marines have launched an investigation after two of their members appeared on a social media posting appearing to wear blackface.



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At least five dead, six officers injured as gunman opens fire at Aurora, Ill., plant

At least five dead, six officers injured as gunman opens fire at Aurora, Ill., plantHeavily armed police swarm to industrial valve company in southwest Chicago suburb of Aurora.



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Police apologise for sending officers in blackface to impersonate black drug dealers

Police apologise for sending officers in blackface to impersonate black drug dealersOne night in February 1993, Frankie Caruso and another white Baton Rouge detective darkened their faces to impersonate black drug dealers, as part of what was then characterised as a successful sting operation. The blackface operation, which current officials said had been approved by the Police Department, drew swift condemnation this week from the city’s mayor and its police chief. “Blackface photographs are inappropriate and offensive,” Police Chief Murphy J Paul Jr said in a statement on Monday.



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Houston police shooting: Five officers injured attempting to serve warrant

Houston police shooting: Five officers injured attempting to serve warrantFive police officers were shot as they attempted to serve a warrant, according to officials in the Texan city of Houston said. As they were serving a warrant, gunfire erupted when they were at the door of the property, police chief Art Acevedo told a news conference. Two suspects were hit by return gunfire, he added.



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2 Suspects Killed and Five Officers Injured in a Houston Shootout, Police Say

2 Suspects Killed and Five Officers Injured in a Houston Shootout, Police SayTexas Governor Greg Abbott called the incident a "horrific attack"



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TSA officers open up about what the government shutdown is doing to their families

TSA officers open up about what the government shutdown is doing to their familiesShutdown threatens the financial security of TSA agents across the country, including at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.



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Former officers charged after leaked video shows them slamming middle school student

Former officers charged after leaked video shows them slamming middle school studentFormer Louisiana officers are facing minor charges after a video surfaced showing a violent encounter with a 14-year-old middle school student.



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Israeli officers kill suspected Palestinian attacker: police

Israeli officers kill suspected Palestinian attacker: policeIsraeli police shot and killed a Palestinian driver who they said tried to ram his vehicle into a group of officers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday. The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the man’s death, but gave no further details of the incident near the city of Hebron. “A suspect Palestinian drove his vehicle at a security vehicle and them attempted to drive into border police officers who were securing the area.



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