Wisconsin police officer who shot Jacob Blake back on duty, won’t face discipline – National

A white policeman cleared of criminal wrongdoing after shooting an African-American man in the back last August in Kenosha, Wisconsin, igniting deadly protests that helped stoke a summer of U.S. racial tensions, has been returned to duty. Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis said in a statement posted on Tuesday that officer Rusten Sheskey was […]

Police officer among several shot at Tennessee high school, authorities say – National

Multiple people, including a police officer, where shot Monday at a Tennessee high school, authorities said. The Knoxville Police Department tweeted that several agencies were at the scene of a shooting at the Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, TN. Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School. […]

Minneapolis officer who shot Daunte Wright meant to user Taser, chief says – National

The police chief in a Minneapolis suburb where a Black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop said Monday that he believes the officer who fired intended to use a Taser, not a handgun. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described the shooting as “an accidental discharge.” The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension […]

Capitol police officer killed in attack was an 18-year veteran of the force – National

A U.S. Capitol Police officer who died after a man rammed his car into him and another officer at a barricade was identified as an 18-year veteran of the force. William “Billy” Evans joined the department in 2003 and was a member of its first responders unit. Read more: U.S. Capitol police officer, knife-wielding […]

GameStop names Amazon executive as chief growth officer as company shakeup continues – National

GameStop Corp said on Tuesday it named Amazon.com Inc executive Elliott Wilke as chief growth officer, the latest top level appointment after shareholder Ryan Cohen took charge of the video game retailer’s e-commerce pivot. The company’s shares, which were at the heart of a Reddit-driven retail trading frenzy early this year, rose nearly 5 […]

A look at the key players in trial of ex-police officer charged in George Floyd’s death – National

Opening statements are set for Monday in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder and manslaughter in George Floyd‘s death. Derek Chauvin‘s trial is expected to last about four weeks and it will be streamed online. Floyd, who was Black, was declared dead on May 25 after Chauvin, who is […]

U.K. police officer charged in murder of Sarah Everard appears in court – National

A serving British police officer accused of the kidnap and murder of a woman in London appeared in court for the first time Saturday. Wayne Couzens, 48, is charged with kidnapping and killing 33-year-old Sarah Everard, who went missing while walking home from a friend’s apartment in south London on the evening of March […]

Canadian military’s sexual misconduct reporting process ‘disappointing,’ officer says – National

The naval officer who relayed a misconduct complaint against Canada’s top commander testified Friday that the military’s reporting process is confusing, “discouraging and disappointing.” “I wish there had been more guidance for me. There are many policies, but I am unsure if Operation Honour has been widely accepted within the Canadian Armed Forces yet,” […]

Minneapolis to increase security for trial of officer charged in George Floyd’s death – National

National Guard troops and hundreds of law enforcement officers will converge on the Minneapolis area during the upcoming trial of the former police officer charged in George Floyd‘s death, and authorities said Wednesday they hope months of planning will help prevent a repeat of last year’s violent unrest. Leaders from Minneapolis and local and […]

Senators honour U.S. Capitol Police officer who helped lawmakers during siege – National

After hours of heated arguments in former U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, lawmakers found a rare moment of consensus when the U.S. Senate voted on Friday to award the highest honor Congress can bestow to one of the police officers who responded to the Jan. 6 Capitol siege. By unanimous consent, the Senate […]