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No Indictment In Grand Central Parkway Police Shooting

A grand jury in Queens has voted not to indict a police officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop.

02/14/2013

Gun Recovered In Brooklyn Police Shooting

Man Arrested Following Police-Involved Shooting In Brooklyn

Alexis McIntyre was charged Wednesday with criminal possession of a weapon.

02/13/2013

Gun Recovered In Brooklyn Police Shooting

Police Shoot, Wound Man Who Allegedly Pointed Gun In Brooklyn

Police shot and wounded a 31-year-ol d man Tuesday after he allegedly pointed a gun at officers, only a mile away from the scene of another police-involved shooting less than 24 hours earlier.

02/12/2013

Scissors In Police Confrontation

Police Shoot Man Who Threatened Woman With Scissors In Fort Greene

A man threatening to stab a woman with a pair of scissors was in critical condition Wednesday evening after being shot and wounded by police in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

01/02/2013

FILE - NYPD cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Man Shot By Police After Hitting Officer With Car In The Bronx

Charges were pending Tuesday night for a suspect shot by police in the Bronx, after he allegedly used his car as a weapon.

01/01/2013

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3 Officers Hurt In Shooting At New Jersey Police Station

Chief Harry Earle said the incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. inside the police station when a suspect being taken into custody for a domestic violence-related incident got into a confrontation with officers.

12/28/2012

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Police Shoot, Kill Robbery Suspect In Leonia, N.J.

Police shot and killed a man suspected of robbing a CVS store at knife-point late Sunday in Leonia, N.J. It was not specified what the suspect did to prompt police to open fire.

11/25/2012

Newark Police Cruiser (file/credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

Reports: Man Shot, Killed By Police After Hitting Officer With Gun In Newark

Police shot and killed a teenager Tuesday night in the South Ward of Newark, according to published reports.

11/20/2012

Officers Thomas Richards and Thomas Dunne (credit: DCPI)

NYPD Officer Thomas Richards Saved After Bullet Strikes Gunbelt

“We’re lucky again,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. “If it had been up an inch it would’ve been right into the officer’s body.”

02/27/2012

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Court Documents: Pride Says He Accidentally Fired Fatal Shot That Killed NYPD Officer Figoski

The New York City man charged with firing the shot that killed a police officer responding to a report of a break-in says in court papers he didn’t mean to fire the gun and he is sorry that it happened.

01/04/2012

Police say that the man in this surveillance footage is Antonio Olmeda, he is accused of wearing a disguise and shooting at two cops on patrol in Queens (credit: NYPD)

Man Accused Of Shooting At Cops Charged With Attempted Murder

Antonio Olmeda has previously served a 4-year sentence on a weapons charge that included an arsenal of swords, pipe bombs, and assault weapons was found in his van.

12/19/2011

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Holland Tunnel Shooting Cause Remains A Mystery

The investigation continues to what sparked police officers to open fire inside the Holland Tunnel during rush hour on Friday, causing the major transit passage to be closed for six hours.

04/30/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, left and Officer Alain Schaberger (credit: Nassau County Police/DCPI)

Funerals Held For Slain L.I. Police Officers Schaberger, Breitkopf

Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.

03/18/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau Cop Union Head Wants Criminal Charges In Friendly Fire Shooting

“The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene,” said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.

03/17/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Wake Set For L.I. Police Officer

Geoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.

03/16/2011

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