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North Dakota program assists traumatized children

Jun. 23, 2018 1:06 AM EDT

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — A pilot program in Mandan Public Schools aimed to help students who may have experienced trauma will expand in the coming school year to other districts across the state. This past school year, Mandan Public Schools and the Mandan Police Department started the Handle with Care program,...

Police officer stabbed, man shot by police in New Jersey

Jun. 22, 2018 10:44 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say an Atlantic City police officer was stabbed and a man was shot by police. The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says the officer was stabbed around 6:30 p.m. Friday. Police then shot a man in the same location. Further details were not provided. The Press of...

Oldest member of corrupt Baltimore police unit gets 18 years

Jun. 22, 2018 7:16 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The oldest member of a deeply corrupt Baltimore police unit was sentenced Friday to 18 years, becoming the sixth member of the now-disbanded squad to head to federal prison. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake handed down the punishment to former Gun Trace Task Force member Daniel Hersl,...

State finds no sex discrimination by Bismarck police

Jun. 22, 2018 6:08 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A state investigation has concluded that the Bismarck Police Department did nothing wrong when firing a female sergeant who is alleging gender discrimination. The Labor Department's report earlier this month said the state is "unable to conclude that a violation of applicable statutes...

Police shooting of boy spurs more protests, appeals

Jun. 22, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

Protesters demonstrated Friday for a third day over the fatal police shooting in Pennsylvania of an unarmed black teen fleeing a traffic stop as they sought to get the attention of a nation engrossed by the immigration debate, and to pressure officials to charge the officer. Hundreds of marchers chanting "Who did...

Police officer placed on leave after Maryland shooting

Jun. 22, 2018 5:02 PM EDT

SEVERN, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police officer has been placed on leave after firing twice at a man he suspected had a gun but never displayed a weapon. The Capital reports that Anne Arundel Police Cpl. Daniel M. Reynolds, a six-year veteran of the force, is under investigation after firing his weapon...

Investigation sheds harsh light on campus police department

Jun. 22, 2018 1:35 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — An outside investigation into the way a Connecticut university handled a female campus police officer's allegations of sexual assault by a male officer has found multiple issues within the department. The results of the investigation were released Friday by Zulma Toro, president...

Charges loom for ex-officers accused of falsifying reports

Jun. 22, 2018 1:30 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut police chief is considering bringing charges against two former officers accused of falsifying background check reports for other officers. The New Haven Register reports that New Haven Chief Anthony Campbell said Thursday he had contacted both the state's attorney and...

Food bank, police team up for a fundraiser

Jun. 22, 2018 12:54 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Food Bank and the Concord Police Department are teaming up for a fundraiser to benefit the food pantry. They will be challenging New Hampshire residents Saturday to fill the trunk of a police cruiser with non-perishable food items at a Market Basket grocery store in...

Police say 2 dead in Ohio suburb after officer shoots man

Jun. 22, 2018 12:10 PM EDT

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say an officer fatally shot a man who was stabbing a woman in a suburban city in southwest Ohio. The stabbing suspect died inside the Fairfield home, while police said the woman died later at a hospital in the northern Cincinnati suburb. Their identities weren't released...