• © Kevork Djansezian
    Fatal shootings of cops up 67%, deaths from police shootings decline
    The number of US law enforcement deaths attributable to firearms in 2016 (60) is already beyond last year's total but is yet to top totals in 2007 and 2011. Meanwhile, 860 people have been fatally shot by police forces so far this year, after 991 in 2015.
  • FILE PHOTO © Jim Young
    Chicago cop kills teen, claims he had gun, no weapon found
    A Chicago police sergeant shot and killed 19-year-old Kajuan Raye after believing Raye "matched the description" of a battery suspect and had allegedly pointed a weapon at the sergeant. Chicago police, however, did not recover the alleged gun.
  • © Prince William County Police Department
    Police officer killed during 1st shift, Army sgt. charged
    Just a day after being sworn in, Officer Ashley Guindon responded to what would tragically be both her first and final police call. A domestic disturbance turned deadly for Guindon and the wife of the suspect, Army staff sergeant Ronald Hamilton.
  • © Brett Neilson
    Police clash with protesters after teen shot by cop in Salt Lake City
    Riot police were trying to disperse angry crowds throwing glass and rocks following an officer-involved shooting in downtown Salt Lake City. A 16 year-old was shot four times by intervening police after an altercation with another man. Witnesses say excessive force was used.
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    Kansas shooting rampage: 4 dead, 14 injured, shooter ID'd
    The shooter who killed three people and injured 14 others before being shot dead by law enforcement at Excel Industries in Hesston, Kansas, has been identified by local media as Cedric Larry Ford, an employee of Excel.
  • Jason Dalton is seen on closed circuit television during his arraignment in Kalamazoo County, Michigan, February 22, 2016. © Mark Kauzlarich
    Kalamazoo shooter admits he 'took people's lives' -police
    Jason Dalton, the Uber driver suspected of murdering at least six people during a rampage on Saturday, "admitted under Miranda that he took people's lives," Kalamazoo, Michigan said at a court hearing on Monday.
  • U.S. President Barack Obama listens to remarks from Taya Kyle, widow of US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, as he participates in a live town hall event on reducing gun violence hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper (R) at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia January 7, 2016. © Kevin Lamarque
    Obama earns kudos, but gun debate remains entrenched after Q&A
    President Obama took questions from pro and anti-gun control audience members of CNN’s “Guns in America” town hall on Thursday, with many viewers doubting a single mind was changed. Aside from one heated moment from Obama, the exchanges were calm.
  • © Max Whittaker
    Police kill man who shouted ‘Obama’ while shooting up apartment building
    The same day that President Obama announced executive actions on gun control, a man yelling, “Obama!” shot up an apartment building in Redding, California. Cell phone video shows police communicating with him, then opening fire when he raised his gun.
  • © Frank Polich
    911 audio of Laquan McDonald police shooting death released
    For the first time, audio related to the Chicago police shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald has gone public. A 911 dispatcher refers to the McDonald as “the victim” before being corrected by a male officer calling him “the offender.”