2 New York police officers shot during domestic violence call, suspected shooter dead – National

Two New York City police officers shot and killed an off-duty college security officer on Tuesday after he opened fire and wounded them as they responded to a domestic violence call at his home, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said. Rondell Goppy, 41, walked into his Queens home and started shooting around 12:45 p.m., just […]

‘Shocking’: Paris police under investigation after violent removal of migrant camp – National

France’s interior minister ordered an internal police investigation Tuesday after officers were filmed tossing migrants out of tents while evacuating a protest camp in Paris. Aid groups and the government were working to find temporary lodging for hundreds of migrants forcibly removed from the short-lived camp on the Place de la Republique in eastern Paris on Monday […]

Voters across U.S. approve measures that support more police oversight – National

Voters in communities across the country approved measures on Election Day toughening civilian oversight of law enforcement agencies, including some that took years to reach the ballot but grew in urgency after global protests over racial injustice and police brutality. The measures take aim at a chronic sore point in many communities, particularly among […]

5 dead after mass prison break in Lebanon leads to police chase – National

Nearly 70 inmates broke out of a prison in Lebanon Saturday after smashing their cell doors and attacking prison guards, police said. According to a police statement, five of the escaped inmates died when a car they stole while fleeing crashed into a tree during an ensuing police chase. The mass prison break involving […]

French lawmakers debate bill that would ban publishing images of police in action – National

The French government said Wednesday that a security bill under debate in parliament would not prevent journalists or witnesses from recording police officers in action. The government said the proposed law, which was the subject of protests in Paris and other cities on Tuesday, is intended to protect police officers from online calls for […]

Hong Kong police arrest former pro-democracy lawmakers over months-old offences – National

Hong Kong police arrested three former opposition lawmakers Wednesday for disrupting legislative meetings several months ago, as concerns grow over a crackdown on the city’s pro-democracy camp. Posts on the Facebook accounts of Ted Hui, Eddie Chu and Raymond Chan said they were arrested in relation to the incidents in the legislature’s main chamber. […]

Police arrest almost 2 dozen in Washington Trump protests, counter-protests – National

Demonstrations over U.S. President Donald Trump‘s loss at the polls have resulted in charges against nearly two dozen people in Washington, including a person accused of setting off a commercial firework and four people accused in an assault that left the victim unconscious on the street. The arrests came during and after protesters and […]

Belarus police arrest nearly 150 demonstrators as anti-government protests continue – National

Police in Belarus arrested at least 146 people who took to the streets on Sunday chanting “I’m going out,” the last known written words of an anti-government protester who died last week, a prominent human rights group said. A witness in the capital Minsk said police arrested several dozen people and used tear gas, rubber bullets […]

Louisiana sheriff says police ‘following every lead’ into Black teen’s death – National

NEW IBERIA, La. — A Louisiana sheriff said Saturday that his office is “working hard to ensure no stone is left unturned” in determining what led to the death of a Black 15-year-old whose disappearance sparked speculation about racial crime. “I want to assure the public that I, and my team, are doing everything […]

Police say global child sex abuse ring centred in Australia has links to Canada, U.S. – National

A tip from U.S. authorities has exposed a major child sex abuse ring in Australia with links to the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and New Zealand, police said on Wednesday. A childcare worker and a children’s soccer coach were among 16 men arrested in the Australian states of New South Wales, Queensland and […]