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Coronavirus Israel Live: Border Police Chief Tests Positive, Public Security Minister Quarantined

Palestinian government races to contain outbreak after three Hebron deaths in 24 hours ■ Bnei Brak locks down area around yeshiva ■ Digital tracking bill to go to a vote after Netanyahu's intervention

Haaretz - World - 3 hours ago

Shark attack kills man in Australia -- A shark attack Saturday killed a 36-year-old man off Australia's eastern Queensland Coast, police said.

A shark attack Saturday killed a 36-year-old man off Australia's eastern Queensland Coast, police said.

UPI - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Dance team member who hoped to join Chicago Police Department dies week after block party shooting

A dance team member who hoped to become a Chicago police detective and was shot during a block party last weekend became the second person to die following the attack, according to authorities.

Chicago Tribune - Top Stories - 3 hours ago

Boston police identify 15-year-old killed in Boston during violent week -- A week of violence in Boston continued into the weekend, with two people dying Friday night, one in a fatal stabbing, and another person seriously injured in a shooting Saturday morning in separate incidents, police said.

A week of violence in Boston continued into the weekend, with two people dying Friday night, one in a fatal stabbing, and another person seriously injured in a shooting Saturday morning in separate incidents, police said.

Boston Globe - Top Stories - 4 hours ago

Montgomery County police refuse to enforce Abbott's mask order

<p>The agency said Gov. Greg Abbott’s mask requirement is unenforceable because it doesn’t allow law enforcement to detain or jail violators.</p>

Houston Chronicle - Entertainment - 5 hours ago

Police stations across SA temporarily shut down due to Covid-19 spread -- By Asanda Sokanyile

As the coronavirus continues to spread like wildfire, police stations across the country temporarily shut down to help curb the spread and to allow for stations to be sanitised.

Independent Online - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

English pubs opened at 6 a.m., coronavirus restrictions ease, as police brace for 'chaos'

Some believe that the push by the government will lead to "New Years"-style wild behavior.

Fox News - World - 6 hours ago

Man killed in Owings Mills shooting, Baltimore County police say

The Baltimore County Police Department is investigating a shooting in Owings Mills that left a man dead.

The Baltimore Sun - Top Stories - 6 hours ago

Wife and husband charged after pulling gun in Michigan Chipotle parking lot -- A white woman who was recorded on video pointing a gun at a black woman and her daughter in a Michigan Chipotle parking lot has been charged, along with her husband, with felony assault, a local sheriff said.

A white woman who was recorded on video pointing a gun at a black woman and her daughter in a Michigan Chipotle parking lot has been charged, along with her husband, with felony assault, a local sheriff said.

UPI - Top Stories - 7 hours ago

Civil rights activists cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters -- Civil rights veterans are praising today's young protesters for continuing the fight against police brutality, injustice and discrimination. -- News

Civil rights veterans are praising today's young protesters for continuing the fight against police brutality, injustice and discrimination.

North Jersey - US News - 8 hours ago

Elijah McClain: Three police officers sacked over chokehold photos

Three officers were fired on Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street in a

Independent UK - US News - 10 hours ago

Seven police officers injured in London as pubs reopens in England

London's 'hot summer' continues as police confront revellers for the second consecutive weekend.

Euronews - World - 13 hours ago

3 Colorado police officers fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain

Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain.

The Baltimore Sun - US News - 16 hours ago

Police investigate possible shooting involving 11-year-old in Windsor Mill

Baltimore County Police said they are investigating a possible shooting in Windsor Mill involving an 11-year-old girl.

The Baltimore Sun - Politics - 21 hours ago

2 Oklahoma cops charged with murder in stun-gun death

Two Oklahoma cops have been charged with second-degree murder after they repeatedly used a Taser on a 28-year-old man who died a year ago, authorities said Thursday.

New York Daily News - US News - 21 hours ago

Colorado police officers fired after photos mocking death of black man surface

Three Colorado police officers were fired and a fourth resigned after they shared photographs they took of themselves re-enacting a chokehold ...

Channel NewsAsia - World - 21 hours ago

Two police officers charged with murder of man 'who was tasered 50 times'

Joshua Taylor and Brandon Dingman are charged with second-degree murder following the death of 28-year-old Jared Lakey.

Sky News - World - 23 hours ago

The unique risk Black, disabled Americans face during police confrontations

"I'm horrified by the amount of sheer luck needed to stay alive": Black and disabled Americans call for awareness of their unique risks in police interactions.

NBC News - US News - 1 day ago

Colorado police chief fires three officers over reenacted chokehold placed on Elijah McClain

Aurora’s police chief fired three officers Friday linked to disturbing photos showing the gleeful reenactment of a chokehold similar to the one used on Elijah McClain before his death last summer.

New York Daily News - US News - 1 day ago

Convictions of violent cops who kill Black people prove elusive. Dallas is becoming an exception

Nationwide, police officers who kill unarmed Black people often are not charged, but Dallas County appears to be an outlier.

Los Angeles Times - US News - 1 day ago

Former NYC police commissioner: Protesters want anarchy, not safety

Occupy City Hall protesters refuse to leave despite the city approving $1B in cuts from the NYPD; former New York City Police Commissioner Howard Safir reacts on 'Your World.'

Fox News - US News - 1 day ago

Opinion: Don't leave ICE out of police reform

<p>Immigration enforcement agencies have militarized racism and share a history of careless disregard for the lives of people of color.</p>

Houston Chronicle - Opinion - 1 day ago

Woman calls police on black couple building patio

A video of a New Jersey woman calling the police on her black neighbours went viral and eventually spawned a protest outside the woman's home. The incident occurred on Monday when Fareed Nassor

Independent UK - US News - 1 day ago

Two police officers charged with murder after tasering victim 50 times

Two Oklahoma police officers have been charged with second-degree murder for killing a man by shocking him with Tasers more than 50 times.  Oklahoma's State Bureau of Investigation (OSBI) said

Independent UK - US News - 1 day ago

Danish police investigate after 'racist fish' is scrawled on Little Mermaid statue

Copenhagen police say they consider the daubing of the landmark to be vandalism

Irish Times - World - 1 day ago

No epidemic of cops shooting unarmed Black people

Ideally officers would never need to take anyone's life. But the data on police killings doesn't support reducing or abolishing law enforcement.

USA Today - Opinion - 1 day ago

Black Man Shot Dead By Wisconsin Police Officer

In a statement, Sheboygan Police Chief Christopher Domagalski said the officer was “forced to use a firearm" after the man charged at him with two knives.

International Business Times - US News - 1 day ago

Yogi in the line of fire after 8 UP cops killed in Kanpur encounter

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid tributes to the slain policemen and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to their family members

Deccan Chronicle - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Wisconsin police officer fatally shoots black man allegedly wielding knives, family says race played role

A black man was shot a killed by a Wisconsin police officer Thursday after authorities say he chased a woman with a pair of knives and then advanced on the officer.

Fox News - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Editorial: Chicago's residency rule for police makes sense. Keep it.

As Mayor Lori Lightfoot gears up for negotiations with the FOP, she can expect a push from union leaders to keep the city’s longstanding residency rule out of the contract. Lightfoot should not give in. Here’s why.

Chicago Tribune - Opinion - 2 days ago

The importance of gun ownership in a world without police

Both the demands for police reform and the standoff itself ask a much larger question of us: When police fail, what comes next? Well, that'd be an urgent need for guns.

Washington Times - Opinion - 2 days ago

Orlando police officers blast chief in union survey, accuse agency of 'pandering' to public outcry

Many Orlando Police Department officers are unhappy with the way the agency’s leadership responded, lambasting Chief Orlando Rolón in a survey conducted by their union for “pandering” to the public and failing to support them.

Orlando Sentinel - Top Stories - 2 days ago

Revealed: The encrypted system infiltrated by police to uncover top criminal network

The company - which had severs in France - provided an encrypted phone network widely used by criminal, according to Europol.

Sky News - Technology - 2 days ago

The alternative to calling the police during a mental health crisis

Across the world, cities are building civilian teams of mental health experts to respond to people in crisis. Cities are recognizing that mental healt...

Toronto Star - Opinion - 2 days ago

Michael Goodwin: de Blasio's cowardly police budget cut will hurt New York City

For de Blasio, the police budget episode has been Exhibit A of how he is both hapless and unscrupulous.

Fox News - Opinion - 2 days ago

Police infiltrate encrypted system, arrest hundreds 'leading secret criminal lives', and seize £54m

Many of the targets are said to have considered themselves "untouchable", posing as respectable, wealthy tycoons.

Sky News - Technology - 2 days ago

Hong Kong Police Detain Man for Celebrating Liverpool's Premier League Title

Police in Hong Kong detained a man on Wednesday for celebrating Liverpool Football Club's first Premier Title in 30 years.

Breitbart - Sports - 2 days ago

Family behind Vince's Crab House say police aren't protecting them from protesters

The Meyer family who owns Vince’s Crab House in Middle River say Baltimore County Police are failing to protect them from the social justice protesters outside, and they intend to sue the county executive alleging he ordered officers to “stand down.”

The Baltimore Sun - Politics - 2 days ago

Cops clash with NYC Occupy City Hall protesters after City Council vote

Posts on social media show cops making several arrests as they pull away barricades that penned in the protesters demanding massive cuts to the NYPD.

New York Daily News - Politics - 3 days ago

Seattle Police Reclaim Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone -- Posted in: -- At least 31 people arrested as city retakes Capitol Hill following string of four shootings in 10 days in autonomous zone

Seattle police announced Wednesday that they would begin the process of evacuating the city’s CHOP following a string of violent incidents.

Rolling Stone - Entertainment - 3 days ago

First Look -- In Hong Kong, arrests begin a day after passing new security law -- Nine demonstrators have been arrested under the new national security law passed by China's central government on Tuesday. Police say they possessed flags and other items calling for Hong Kong independence.

Nine demonstrators have been arrested under the new national security law passed by China's central government on Tuesday. Police say they possessed flags and other items calling for Hong Kong independence.

Christian Science Monitor - World - 3 days ago

Hong Kong police make first arrests under new security law as thousands protest

"The law is a birthday gift to (Hong Kong) and will show its precious value in the future," Chinese official Zhang Xiaoming said.

NBC News - World - 3 days ago

Hong Kong police arrest protesters after new security law comes into effect

Protesters were arrested by riot police the day after contentious security legislation was passed by Beijing and on the 23rd anniversary of the territory's handover to China.

NBC News - World - 3 days ago

Chicago police activity slowed amid June's steep rise in murders; union blames morale

As the number of killings over June’s first 28 days was up 83% over the same period in 2019, the numbers of arrests, traffic stops and other police activity plummeted. The FOP blames low morale, distrust of the mayor.

Chicago Sun-Times - Politics - 4 days ago

Protesters march across Johns Hopkins University campus, demanding end to stalled plan for private police force

A group of about 100 protesters marched across the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus in Baltimore Monday to paper the front door and windows of University President Ron Daniels’ house with copies of a faculty petition calling for an end to a stalled plan for a private university police force.

The Baltimore Sun - Business - 5 days ago

Proposed reforms should be just a start for Toronto police

The reforms to policing that Toronto city council will consider should be seen as only a starting point for change.

Hong Kong Free Press - Opinion - 5 days ago

Queer Liberation March for Black Lives and Against Police Brutality.

Reclaim Pride organized a LGBTQ march on June 28th 2020 in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protesters.

Rolling Stone - Top Stories - 5 days ago

Andrew Buncombe -- The black former police chief tipped to be Joe Biden's running mate

Some of those calling for Val Demings to be made Joe Biden’s running mate will direct you enthusiastically to a piece of video from last summer. It shows the Democratic congresswoman questioning

Independent UK - Top Stories - 5 days ago

Young, black, married and protesting racism -- The look on a black man's face when he sees another minority gunned down by police is one you will never forget, especially when you're his wife.

The look on a black man's face when he sees another minority gunned down by police is one you will never forget, especially when you're his wife.

North Jersey - Opinion - 9 days ago

Senate Democrats Stall Republican Police-Reform Bill to Force Negotiations

Bipartisan negotiations will have to occur unless both parties are satisfied with their positions on this subject going into November.

New York Magazine - Politics - 9 days ago

Amazon launches Counterfeit Crimes Unit to work with police in fight against fraudsters

Amazon is launching a new unit to crack down on counterfeit goods, the company announced Wednesday.

Fox News - Technology - 9 days ago

Experts urge ban on Minority Report-style police technology to 'predict crime'

AI experts have urged researchers to abandon studies into 'racially biased' algorithms that use criminal justice data to predict criminality

Telegraph UK - Technology - 10 days ago

Google workers demand the company stop selling its tech to police

"We should not be in the business of criminalizing Black existence while we chant that Black Lives Matter," reads a letter from Google employees.

Los Angeles Times - Technology - 10 days ago

Sen. Kamala Harris' anti-lynching bill caught in police reform fight

<p>Harris’ anti-lynching bill passed the Senate twice by unanimous agreement. But now, the legislation is caught in a partisan fight in Congress over how to reform law enforcement in the wake of protests over police brutality.</p>

San Francisco Chronicle - Politics - 10 days ago

Police reform requires culture change, not just diversity, advocates say

As demonstrations against police brutality and racism continue in the US and in other parts of the world, people who work with police departments to address biases and build ties with communities of color are questioning the effectiveness of their work. The World looks at the San Jose Police Department, which, despite its diversity, was criticized for its response to recent protests.

PRI - Business - 11 days ago

Jersey City school struck during December shootout - Jersey City released reports on Tuesday revealing that a Catholic school was struck as police arrived during gun battle on Dec. 10, 2019. Hudson

Jersey City released reports on Tuesday revealing that a Catholic school was struck as police arrived during gun battle on Dec. 10, 2019.

North Jersey - Opinion - 16 days ago

Police reform promises are cheap: Change will require constant vigilance

I’m cheering for all the folks still marching in the streets for an end to abusive and discriminatory policing, prodding the political class to take action. I also hope the protesters will read up on the history of past reforms. There’s a long, ugly history of well-intentioned changes being drafted, celebrated and partly implemented — and then diluted, downplayed, ignored and eventually forgotten.

New York Daily News - Opinion - 16 days ago

Senate panel eyes legislation on police reform

A senate panel listened to witnesses for the Justice and Policing Act of 2020.

Star Tribune - Politics - 17 days ago

Alpaca pops up alongside police car

The unexpected encounter was in Western Australia.

Sky News - Weird - 17 days ago

Opinion: How to breathe again, from protest to solutions -- We must find diverse communities that exemplify excellent police-community relations. We must study those communities and learn from them.

We must find diverse communities that exemplify excellent police-community relations. We must study those communities and learn from them.

North Jersey - Opinion - 25 days ago

Columbia faculty denounce attacks on journalists -- Police have harassed, shoved, tear-gassed, pepper-sprayed, shot with rubber bullets and arrested journalists for carrying out professional duties.

Police have harassed, shoved, tear-gassed, pepper-sprayed, shot with rubber bullets and arrested journalists for carrying out professional duties.

North Jersey - Opinion - 25 days ago

Social injustice has no home in Bergen County | Opinion -- We are asking our elected officials, police departments, clergy and community leaders to join us in beginning a discussion on social injustice.

We are asking our elected officials, police departments, clergy and community leaders to join us in beginning a discussion on social injustice.

North Jersey - Opinion - 26 days ago

Bay Area lawmakers have big hand in shaping Democrats' police reform...

<p>Congressional Democrats unveiled sweeping police reform legislation Monday, hoping to tap the national outrage over police killings of African Americans to enact long-sought progressive changes to limit officers’ use of force. Some of the Bay Area’s lawmakers authored key pieces of it.</p>

San Francisco Chronicle - US News - 26 days ago

Police Arrest Man Wearing Blackface Who Attended An Anti-Racism Protest In Toronto

Police arrested a man wearing black face paint — also known as blackface — in attendance at an anti-racism protest held in Toronto, Canada, TMZ reported. A white man decked out in black ...

Inquisitr - World - 28 days ago

Tear Gas Is Way More Dangerous Than Police Let On — Especially During the Coronavirus Pandemic

In the middle of a respiratory pandemic, law enforcement agencies have used tear gas in especially dangerous ways. The chemical agent also seeps into homes, contaminates food, furniture, skin and…

ProPublica - Health - 1 month ago

Adolf Hitler's Childhood Home In Braunau am Inn, Austria, Will Be Converted Into A Police Station

‘Some people might ask, is this the right use for this, putting the police in there?’ said Austria’s Interior Minister. Austria’s Ministry of the Interior plans to convert ...

Inquisitr - World - 1 month ago

Shanghai Police Detain Another Journalist, As China Faces Accusations Of A COVID-19 Cover-Up

In a creepy turn of events, reporter Zhang Zhan appeared to foreshadow her detention just one week ago. Police have detained yet another journalist who reported on the state of the coronavirus crisis ...

Inquisitr - World - 1 month ago

Five-year-old pulled over by cops on his way to buy a Lamborghini

The youngster said he had taken the family's SUV after his mum refused to buy him the Italian supercar.

Sky News - Weird - 1 month ago

UK police probe hundreds of premature hospital deaths

LONDON: British police opened an investigation on Tuesday (Apr 30) into a hospital where hundreds of patients are believed to have died ...

Channel NewsAsia - Health - 2 months ago

YouTuber Princezee Licks Subway Pole In Viral Twitter Video, One User Says Police Should Arrest Him

YouTuber Princezee caused quite the commotion online when a video of him licking a subway pole on Wednesday went viral after it was posted to WorldStarHipHop’s Twitter account. Princezee ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 3 months ago

OKC police union leader challenges cutting funds for officers

FEB 18, 2020 - Oklahoma City's police union president says the optics of cutting funds for five officers "are not good." The Police Department's proposed fiscal 2021 budget would...

Oklahoman - Politics - 4 months ago

Utah Man Released Rodents In Hotel Rooms In Bid To Get Free Stays, Police Say

A Utah man could be looking at time behind bars after he allegedly released mice and other rodents in various hotel rooms, then alerted staff, hoping they could compensate him with a free stay. As ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 4 months ago

Iraqi police arrest ISIS religious official in eastern Mosul

Iraqi security forces on Thursday announced the arrest of a senior religious Islamic State official in eastern Mosul.

Kurdistan 24 - Top Stories - 5 months ago

Florida Man Charged With Criminal Mischief After Police Say He Sexually Assaulted Olaf Doll In Target Store

A Florida man is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a stuffed Frozen toy inside a Target store. Cody Christopher Meader had been arrested after the October 22 incident in which ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 6 months ago

Florida Woman Faked Medical Condition To Get Better Airplane Seat And Forced Plane To Be Diverted, Police Say

A Florida woman who faked a medical condition in order to get a better seat on an airplane during the busy Thanksgiving weekend ended up causing the plane to be diverted, police say. The unnamed ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 7 months ago

Dutch Police Discover Family Hiding Away In Hidden Farmhouse Cellar, 'Waiting For The End Of Time'

Five adult siblings and their father were holed up in the farmhouse; police are trying to figure out what became of the mother. Dutch police found a family of several adult siblings and their father ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 8 months ago

Emu Leads California Police On Wild Chase

Near Madera, California, an emu led California Highway Patrol on a chase along Highway 99, and eventually, they managed to catch the flightless bird without any injury to people or the animal. The ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 9 months ago

Police In Missouri Arrest Felony Suspect When Loud Fart Gives Away Their Hiding Spot

Police in Missouri searching for a felony suspect got some very unusual help in finding their hiding spot. As Fox 9 reported, officers from the Liberty Police Department were searching for a person ...

Inquisitr - Weird - 10 months ago