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Police officer shot and killed in Florida Sunday

Tarpon Springs - The Pinellas County Sheriff's Department is reporting that a Tarpon Springs police officer was shot and killed this morning. The shooting took place at 3 a.m. this morning on Grand Avenue, according to Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Cecilia Berreda.

'Hot Cop of Castro' becomes newest Internet viral photo sensation

San Fransisco - A San Francisco police officer has become the newest Internet viral photo sensation after his photo was posted on Facebook by an admirer.

Teen Florida couple kills police officer then commits suicide

Windermere - Florida police have identified a young couple found dead near the body of a fallen police officer. Allegedly, the teen couple killed the officer then turned the gun on themselves.

Video shows police officer in Texas breaking student's arm

The actions of a police officer in Beaumont, Texas are being questioned after a recently released video shows the officer breaking a student's arm.

Police officer stabs himself trying to put deer out of its misery

A Swedish police officer, trying to put a deer injured by a vehicle out of its misery, has stabbed himself in the thigh.

Life sentence for woman who killed policeman with his own gun

Chicago - Robin Johnson, 50, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday for killing Chicago police officer, Richard Francis, with his own gun in 2008.

Former ‘Officer of the Year’ admits to producing child porn

Trenton - Michael Grennier, 51, of South Plainfield, pleaded guilty to charges of production of child pornography in federal court. The FBI’s Child Exploitation Task Force was credited with the investigation leading to the arrest.

Toronto police officer charged with second-degree murder in Yatim shooting

A Toronto police constable has been charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Sammy Yatim, an 18-year-old shot nine times while he was holding a weapon alone on a streetcar.

Catalan cop jailed for revenge on tow trucks after own car towed

Barcelona - A policeman in Barcelona had his own car towed away, not once, but twice. He decided to get revenge by fining four municipal tow trucks for allegedly jumping red lights, and now faces a jail sentence and fine for his crime.

AZ police officer gives bike to teen who walks 9 miles to work

Phoenix Police Sgt. Natalie Simonick, 46, was on patrol around eleven at night, when she spotted a young man who was walking in a desolate area.

Video: Cop so hungry threatens teen ahead of him with gun at McDs

An off-duty police officer was so hungry and so impatient, he threatened a teenager ahead of him in the queue at McDonald's with a gun. It was all caught on camera and he is in trouble.

Photo of officer bringing milk to kids during lockdown goes viral

A photo of a police officer bringing milk to a family during Friday's lockdown in Watertown has gone viral on Facebook. The officer has been identified as a member of the Brookline Police Department.

'Canterbury Cannibal' arrested, ties to 'Cannibal Cop' revealed

Canterbury - Law enforcement officials in Canterbury, England have searched the garden of a British nurse who allegedly inspired and encouraged NYPD's "Cannibal Cop".

Senior police officer is first UK phone-hacking conviction

London - A female senior police officer, in the UK, has become the first person convicted as a result of the £40m, phone-hacking investigation.

Anonymous threatens California Police Department over shooting

Manteca - In June last year, a California police officer fired 11 shots at an unarmed suspect, killing him. The cop was cleared but Anonymous say he should pay.

'Grinch' Florida cop gives out onions instead of speeding tickets

A Florida police officer is issuing onions to speeders instead of tickets. Dressed up as the "Grinch", he is giving motorists who are only "slightly" speeding over the limit a choice of an onion or a ticket.

Photo of NYPD officer giving boots to homeless man goes viral

New York - An NYPD police officer's act of kindness on a cold November night in Times Square has won the hearts of thousands online. Officer Lawrence DePrimo was on duty when he ran into a barefooted homeless man and defied the stereotype of the heartless cop.

Arkansas officer charged with manslaughter of 15 year old boy

Little Rock - After further investigation of a deadly shooting that left a 15 year old child dead, an officer is now charged with manslaughter. Past reprimands show a continuing problem with the officer.

Police officer allegedly threatened to shoot Michelle Obama

Washington - A District of Columbia police officer who was part of an elite motorcycle escort for White House Officials and dignitaries was removed Wednesday after he allegedly threatened to shoot First Lady Michelle Obama.

Op-Ed: Rising heat affects homeless in Baker City Special

Baker City - On the evening of July 2, as I was walking behind the Baker County Public Library in Baker City, Oregon, I noticed a police officer talking to two homeless men who were sitting on the grass in Geiser-Pollman Park.

Windsor police officer's alleged assault caught on video

Windsor - A Windsor, Ont. police officer was charged with assault after he was allegedly caught on video punching and kicking a man. Police have identified the officer as Kent Rice, a "veteran" of the force and member of the Police Marine Unit Outreach Program.

Georgia cop kicks pregnant woman in the stomach

A police officer from DeKalb County is in hot water for the third time in 7 months. He is now in trouble for kicking a pregnant woman in the stomach.

UK: Policeman left blinded by gunman found dead at home

Newcastle - PC David Rathband, who was shot and blinded by gunman Raoul Moat while on patrol in Newcastle in 2010 has been found dead at home.

Pepper-spraying NYPD officer at Wall Street protests identified

New York - The New York City Police Department officer who walked up to a group of penned protesters Saturday at the Occupy Wall Street protests and fired mace in their faces has been identified and online complaints have already begun.

State Police fire cop caught having sex on hood of car

Santa Fe - New Mexico state police officer Bert Lopez has been fired after a surveillance camera photographed him having sex with an unidentified woman on the hood of a vehicle, in full uniform, while a chihuahua looked on.

Young Mexican female border town police officer seeks US Asylum

A young Mexican female police officer has fled Mexico and sought asylum in the US following death threats she received from a criminal group that wanted her to work for them.

Graphic footage of police beating teen outrages Houston

Houston - A video of Houston police officers violently kicking, punching and beating a teenager that aired Wednesday night on local news stations has Houston community activists claiming there is an ongoing cover-up to protect police officers involved.

Police K-9 dog dies after being left in patrol car

Cincinnati - A Cincinnati police officer has been placed on administrative leave for leaving his police dog unattended in his vehicle where the dog eventually died from heat exhaustion. The dog's death is under investigation, said the police department.

Ontario police officer injured in close-range gunfight

London, Ontario -- A veteran Ontario Provincial Police officer was injured after exchanging up to 20 gun shots with a suspect in southwestern Ontario. The officer has been airlifted to a local hospital with reported head injuries.

Dallas officer who created controversy over his actions resigns

The offending officer who prevented Houston Texans NFL running back, Ryan Moats from spending the final moments of life with a loved has resigned. Following an apology earlier this week, Robert Powell suddenly resigned on Wednesday.
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The scene in Tarpon Springs, Florida where the shooting took place.
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Officer with Fayetteville PD in Dalai Lama's motorcade area. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark.. May 11, 2011
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Arkansas State Police officer and car. Dalai Lama event at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Ark. May 11, 2011
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Stopped by the police.
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Officer Josh Hastings of Little Rock PD
Officer Josh Hastings of Little Rock PD