Lakewood police seek suspects who shot, killed a dog then drove off

Lakewood police are searching for two suspects who shot and killed a dog on a city street in broad daylight Saturday morning. Officers responded to reports of gunshots near the intersection of 12th Avenue and Teller Street around 7 a.m. Saturday, and when they arrived, they found a dog that had died of apparent gunshot […]

Journalist and police guard killed in southern Mexico

Pablo Morrugares is the fifth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year. Press groups called for justice Monday after unidentified gunmen killed a journalist in southern Mexico along with a police officer assigned to protect him after a 2016 attack. Pablo Morrugares was the fifth journalist to be killed in Mexico this year, in attacks […]

City’s pick for Aurora police chief to be announced Monday

Aurora City Council will decide Monday whether to approve the hiring of the city’s next police chief, but it’s unclear which of the four finalists the city manager chose to lead the third-largest department in the state. City Council will meet with management at 3:30 p.m. Monday for a executive session not open to the […]

Police and protesters clash at Seattle march

Police in the US city of Seattle clashed with crowds marching in support of anti-racism protests, in one of the most tense of several rallies held across the country on Saturday. Officers used stun grenades and pepper spray, as protesters set a fire and broke windows. The march was in support of ongoing protests in […]

Kenya arrests two police after 'shooting incident', launches enquiry

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s national police service has arrested two police officers and opened an investigation after “a shooting incident” in the eastern county of Garissa, the police service said on Sunday. The Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA), a body set up to investigate cases of police brutality, has also sent its investigators to Garissa, […]

Seattle police mobilised to break-up 'occupied' protest zone

More than 100 officers with body armour, nightsticks, helmets and weapons swept into the ‘CHOP’ area early on Wednesday. Heavily equipped police in Seattle, Washington converged on the city’s “occupied” protest zone in tactical vehicles early on Wednesday after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order for protesters to vacate the area. People have occupied […]

Where police may be more deadly than coronavirus

In Uganda, at least 12 people have allegedly been killed by security officers enforcing measures to restrict the spread of coronavirus, while no-one has been confirmed as dying from the virus itself. Patience Atuhaire has been meeting some of those affected by the violence. Joyce Namugalu Mutasiga speaks to me as she fries small pancakes, […]