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examiner.com
‘Sleepy Hollow’ mid-season finale recap: Come what mayWhat?! Oh no they didn’t! “Sleepy Hollow” totally left us hanging for the bruta
‘Sleepy Hollow’ mid-season finale recap: Come what may
examiner.com / Posted 6 hours ago
What?! Oh no they didn’t! “Sleepy Hollow” totally left us hanging for the brutal hellatus. A lot of crazy stuff went down in “Novus Ordo Seclorum.” The Hidden One wants to wipe out humanity and start over. Of course, he needs to use Jenny as his life... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Met Police Territorial Support Group riot squad scrapped amid alleged overtime fraudMeanwhile two PCs are subject to ongoing local misconduct meetings and 13 offic
Met Police Territorial Support Group riot squad scrapped amid alleged overtime fraud
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
Meanwhile two PCs are subject to ongoing local misconduct meetings and 13 officers have been or will be given advice about professional standards. None face criminal charges. The Group's nearly 1,000 officers are deployed to the most volatile... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Mario Woods’ last moments: ‘You better squeeze that ... and kill me’The final chapter of Mario Woods’ life began when he slashed a stranger for no
Mario Woods’ last moments: ‘You better squeeze that ... and kill me’
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 hours ago
The final chapter of Mario Woods’ life began when he slashed a stranger for no apparent reason and ended with him staring at the barrel of a San Francisco police officer’s gun and saying, “You better squeeze that ... and kill me.” That’s the account... Read more
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Newser
Here's Another Reason to Be Wary of TasersStudy Finds Another Reason to Be Wary of Tasers Read Less, Know More on Facebo
Here's Another Reason to Be Wary of Tasers
Newser / Posted 18 hours ago
Study Finds Another Reason to Be Wary of Tasers Read Less, Know More on Facebook and Twitter Get the 8@8: The eight stories you need to know, bright and early. Study Finds Another Reason to Be Wary of Tasers They could lead to false confessions,... Read more
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Carroll County News
New additions: Three female deputies fitting in well at CCSOCCSO Chief Deputy Maj. George Frye explained that Mayfield hired the office's f
New additions: Three female deputies fitting in well at CCSO
Carroll County News / Posted 23 hours ago
CCSO Chief Deputy Maj. George Frye explained that Mayfield hired the office's first female deputy, Deputy Christina Marcum, last February. Cpl. Janet Galland was hired at the end of 2015, and Deputy Casey Trost was brought on this week. The move... Read more
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TribLIVE
Detectives: 4 Beaver County guards hurt when inmate grabs Taser | TribLIVE Neighborhoods Detectives say four Beaver County jail guards wer
Detectives: 4 Beaver County guards hurt when inmate grabs Taser
TribLIVE / Posted 23 hours ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods Detectives say four Beaver County jail guards were hurt when an inmate grabbed one of their... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Detectives: 4 county guards hurt when inmate grabs TaserBEAVER, Pa. (AP) - Detectives say four Pennsylvania jail guards were hurt when
Detectives: 4 county guards hurt when inmate grabs Taser
WTRF Wheeling / Posted 23 hours ago
BEAVER, Pa. (AP) - Detectives say four Pennsylvania jail guards were hurt when an inmate grabbed one of their Tasers during a struggle. The Beaver County Times (http://bit.ly/1T8xEkb ) reports the inmate, 25-year-old Codie Dotterer, faces a... Read more
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Science Daily
Taser shock disrupts brain function, has implications for police interrogationsDespite widespread adoption by law enforcement -- stun guns are now used in 17,
Taser shock disrupts brain function, has implications for police interrogations
Science Daily / Posted yesterday
Despite widespread adoption by law enforcement -- stun guns are now used in 17,000 police departments -- little is known about exactly how the shocks affect individuals' cognitive functioning, or, more specifically, how receiving an electric shock... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Inside Texas Politics () | WFAA.comIt is arguably the most watched race in Tarrant County right now: Who will be t
Inside Texas Politics () | WFAA.com
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
It is arguably the most watched race in Tarrant County right now: Who will be the next Tarrant County Sheriff? Incumbent Dee Anderson is locked in a close battle to keep his job. The challenger, Bill Waybourn, is the long-time police chief of... Read more
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Officer.com
San Francisco Police Chief to Renew Push for TasersSan Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr plans to reintroduce the contentious issue
San Francisco Police Chief to Renew Push for Tasers
Officer.com / Posted yesterday
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr plans to reintroduce the contentious issue of equipping officers with stun guns at next week's Police Commission meeting. The chief said after Wednesday's meeting that conductive energy devices -- better known by... Read more
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thebee
Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop ArrestedA Wisconsin man whose unusual name became fodder for US late-night comedians is
Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop Arrested
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
A Wisconsin man whose unusual name became fodder for US late-night comedians is in trouble with the law again. Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop is accused of first-degree assault against police officers, along with malicious mischief and malicious... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
After election rescue, African-American voters sour on EmanuelAfrican-American voters helped rescue Rahm Emanuel's re-election bid last year,
After election rescue, African-American voters sour on Emanuel
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
African-American voters helped rescue Rahm Emanuel's re-election bid last year, but now that same group is among the most dissatisfied with the mayor, a comprehensive review of the results of the latest Chicago Tribune polling reveals. Last April,... Read more
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Asian journal
Police use of excessive force violates civil rightsTHE use of unreasonable or excessive force by police are in the news now more t
Police use of excessive force violates civil rights
Asian journal / Posted 3 days ago
THE use of unreasonable or excessive force by police are in the news now more than ever. Many thought after the Rodney King incident, this issue will never arise again. But several recent police encounters have become high profile because of the... Read more
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WALB Albany
Mesa PD: Officers not aware of victim’s mental illness in police shootingTwo officers who shot and killed a young woman coming at them with a knife were
Mesa PD: Officers not aware of victim’s mental illness in police shooting
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
Two officers who shot and killed a young woman coming at them with a knife weren’t aware she suffered mental illness, Mesa Police Detective Esteban Flores said at a news briefing Friday. Another officer was in the process of retrieving a “less... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Court Gets Unusually Specific On Police Taser Gun UseOn Friday's All Things Considered, I have a story about how a recent federal co
Court Gets Unusually Specific On Police Taser Gun Use
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
On Friday's All Things Considered, I have a story about how a recent federal court ruling is restricting when police are may use Tasers in the five Southeastern states covered by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. In a nutshell, police there may no... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Mesa PD: Officers not aware of victim’s mental illness in police shootingTwo officers who shot and killed a young woman coming at them with a knife were
Mesa PD: Officers not aware of victim’s mental illness in police shooting
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 3 days ago
Two officers who shot and killed a young woman coming at them with a knife weren’t aware she suffered mental illness, Mesa Police Detective Esteban Flores said at a news briefing Friday. Another officer was in the process of retrieving a “less... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Ruling clarifies when officers in North Carolina can use TasersLaw enforcement officers across five states have a clearer understanding on whe
Ruling clarifies when officers in North Carolina can use Tasers
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 3 days ago
Law enforcement officers across five states have a clearer understanding on when they can use conducted electrical weapons, like Tasers. This comes after a ruling from the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued in January. The ruling clarifies... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Yorktown
Yorktown Police Get New Taser GunsYORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Police Department recently received five new Tas
Yorktown Police Get New Taser Guns
The Daily Voice - Yorktown / Posted 3 days ago
YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- The Yorktown Police Department recently received five new Taser X-2 guns with the help of state Sen. Terrence Murphy, who secured a $10,500 grant to fund the purchase. The Tasers, which are also equipped with both video and audio,... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Report recommends new Butler police station, municipal officesA review by engineering and architectural firms suggests that the Butler Townsh
Report recommends new Butler police station, municipal offices
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
A review by engineering and architectural firms suggests that the Butler Township supervisors should build a police station and municipal building rather than convert a law office to those uses. The supervisors heard that summary from Gregg Pavlick,... Read more
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International Business Times
Being Tasered impairs memory raising concerns over police questioning and suspect rights Being Tasered causes cognitive decline comparable to dementia, impairing a pers
Being Tasered impairs memory raising concerns over police questioning and suspect rights
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
Being Tasered causes cognitive decline comparable to dementia, impairing a person's ability to remember and process information. This, scientists say, could have a profound impact on how a suspect understands their rights at the point of arrest and... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
AP review: Connecticut police more likely to use stun guns on blacks, HispanicsHARTFORD, Conn. — Officers in Connecticut last year fired stun guns at blacks a
AP review: Connecticut police more likely to use stun guns on blacks, Hispanics
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
HARTFORD, Conn. — Officers in Connecticut last year fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics at a higher rate than at white suspects, and warned but didn’t fire at white suspects at a higher rate than they did blacks or Hispanics, according to... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Joliet police department orders 50 more TasersJOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The Joliet Police Department is ordering 50 new Tasers with
Joliet police department orders 50 more Tasers
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The Joliet Police Department is ordering 50 new Tasers with the goal of one day arming all 270 police officers with the device. The Herald-News (bit.ly/1NSJ1oz) reports the Joliet City Council approved the purchase Tuesday. The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Joliet police department orders 50 more TasersJOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The Joliet Police Department is ordering 50 new Tasers with
Joliet police department orders 50 more Tasers
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The Joliet Police Department is ordering 50 new Tasers with the goal of one day arming all 270 police officers with the device. The Herald-News (bit.ly/1NSJ1oz) reports the Joliet City Council approved the purchase Tuesday. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Joliet police department orders 50 more TasersJOLIET, Ill. -- The Joliet Police Department is ordering 50 new Tasers with the
Joliet police department orders 50 more Tasers
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
JOLIET, Ill. -- The Joliet Police Department is ordering 50 new Tasers with the goal of one day arming all 270 police officers with the device. The Herald-News (bit.ly/1NSJ1oz) reports the Joliet City Council approved the purchase Tuesday. The total... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Firms suggest new buildings for Butler Township police station, municipal officesA review by engineering and architectural firms suggests that the Butler Townsh
Firms suggest new buildings for Butler Township police station, municipal offices
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 4 days ago
A review by engineering and architectural firms suggests that the Butler Township supervisors should build a police station and municipal building rather than convert a law office to those uses. The supervisors heard that summary from Gregg Pavlick,... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Memorial service held for police K-9HUNDREDS GATHER TO MOURN AREN Officers followed use-of-force rules in Pa. inci
Memorial service held for police K-9
The Toledo Blade / Posted 4 days ago
HUNDREDS GATHER TO MOURN AREN Officers followed use-of-force rules in Pa. incident, official says PITTSBURGH — Bruce Kelley, Jr., wasn’t moving any further. At least nine police officers had been following him... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city policeEmanuel’s office said late Wednesday that by June 1, all officers responding to
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police
Northwest Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Emanuel’s office said late Wednesday that by June 1, all officers responding to calls will have Tasers that they will be issued at the start of their shifts. The department will have 1,481 stun guns once the 780 new Tasers arrive. Officers must go... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
S.F. police chief to renew push to equip officers with stun gunsThe chief said after Wednesday’s meeting that conductive energy devices — bette
S.F. police chief to renew push to equip officers with stun guns
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
The chief said after Wednesday’s meeting that conductive energy devices — better known by the name of the most popular brand, Tasers — will be referenced in the new draft of the department’s revised use-of-force policy that he will present next... Read more
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TribLIVE
Zappala releases details about fatal K9 encounter | TribLIVE Neighborhoods • Hundreds of police officers gather in Pittsburg
Zappala releases details about fatal K9 encounter
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods • Hundreds of police officers gather in Pittsburgh to honor slain K-9 Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 2:30 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 2:30 PM CHICAGO (AP)
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 2:30 PM Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 2:30 PM CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost 800 new stun guns will ensure that every... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Man shot by Greeley police booked into Weld County JailThe man Greeley police shot and critically wounded Jan. 25 was booked into Weld
Man shot by Greeley police booked into Weld County Jail
Greeley Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
The man Greeley police shot and critically wounded Jan. 25 was booked into Weld County Jail Tuesday on a December charge of escape from felony conviction. Police say Joseph Valentino Perez, 27, advanced on officers with a weapon when they tried to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Rahm Emanuel, Chicago mayor, says 780 new Tasers on the way for city policeCHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost
Rahm Emanuel, Chicago mayor, says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost 800 new stun guns will ensure that every police officer will have access to a Taser, following a series of high-profile fatal shootings in the city. Emanuel’s office said... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city policeCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost 800 new stun guns will ensure that every police officer will have access to a Taser, following a series of high-profile fatal shootings in the city. Emanuel's office said... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city policeCHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost
Chicago mayor says 780 new Tasers on the way for city police
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says the upcoming delivery of almost 800 new stun guns will ensure that every police officer will have access to a Taser, following a series of high-profile fatal shootings in the city. Emanuel's office said... Read more
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ABC News
Chicago Mayor Says 780 New Tasers on the Way for City PoliceEmanuel's office said late Wednesday that by June 1 all officers responding to
Chicago Mayor Says 780 New Tasers on the Way for City Police
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
Emanuel's office said late Wednesday that by June 1 all officers responding to calls will have Tasers that they will be issued at the start of their shifts. The department will have 1,481 stun guns once the 780 new Tasers arrive. Officers must go... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
More Tasers and body cameras shipped to Chicago Police DepartmentCHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department is getting more Tasers and body cameras
More Tasers and body cameras shipped to Chicago Police Department
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department is getting more Tasers and body cameras. More than 780 Tasers are being shipped under a new five-year, $10 million contract. The city says every officer will have one by June 1. Officers in six more police... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Local police officers armed with tasersPolicing in both Cobourg and Port Hope has changed recently with both services
Local police officers armed with tasers
Northumberland Today / Posted 5 days ago
Policing in both Cobourg and Port Hope has changed recently with both services now equipping their frontline officers with Conducted Energy Weapons. Previously, it was only frontline supervisors and specialized members with tactical units who were... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
APD submits 2nd draft of use of force policies to DOJ monitorThe Albuquerque Police Department has submitted another draft of its use of for
APD submits 2nd draft of use of force policies to DOJ monitor
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 5 days ago
The Albuquerque Police Department has submitted another draft of its use of force policy for the independent monitor, Dr. James Ginger, to review. It outlines several major key principals: "Use of force by APD officers, regardless of the type of... Read more
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Daily Press
It's in Isle of Wight's budget: $3.9 million for sheriff's officeThe county's chief law enforcement and its administration made up $3.9 million
It's in Isle of Wight's budget: $3.9 million for sheriff's office
Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
The county's chief law enforcement and its administration made up $3.9 million of the county's budget this fiscal year. The sheriff's office is made up of 51 sworn positions, according to Lt. Tommy Potter, spokesman for the office. That includes... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Concord funds special police team to address gang activityCONCORD -- The police department has revived a special team of five officers to
Concord funds special police team to address gang activity
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 5 days ago
CONCORD -- The police department has revived a special team of five officers to combat a troubling rise in gang violence, which led to four homicides in three months last year. To support the Special Enforcement Team, the City Council on Tuesday... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Suspect runs from police officers, is electrically induced to the ground Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 1:01 PM DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Police officers Tased a ma
Suspect runs from police officers, is electrically induced to the ground
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
Posted Feb. 2, 2016 at 1:01 PM DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — Police officers Tased a man who fled when they tried to arrest him.James Derek Cotton, 25, was at the Tom Thumb store on U.S.... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Women are reshaping the gun industryWomen are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are smal
Women are reshaping the gun industry
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 6 days ago
Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to tailor products to... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Women are reshaping the gun industryWomen are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are smal
Women are reshaping the gun industry
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 6 days ago
Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to tailor products to... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
Women are reshaping the gun industryWomen are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are smal
Women are reshaping the gun industry
KY3 Springfield / Posted 6 days ago
Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to tailor products to... Read more
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News 8000
Women are reshaping the gun industryWomen are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are smal
Women are reshaping the gun industry
News 8000 / Posted 6 days ago
Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to tailor products to... Read more
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My EastText
Women are reshaping the gun industryWomen are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are smal
Women are reshaping the gun industry
My EastText / Posted 6 days ago
Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to tailor products to... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Women are reshaping the gun industryWomen are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are smal
Women are reshaping the gun industry
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 6 days ago
Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to tailor products to... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Erie Township revamps police forceERIE TOWNSHIP — A new patrol car, new computers, body cameras and two more offi
Erie Township revamps police force
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 6 days ago
ERIE TOWNSHIP — A new patrol car, new computers, body cameras and two more officers highlight a revamped police department for Erie Township for 2016. Officer Sean Cousino from Erie and Officer Cody Carena, who was born and raised in Bedford... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Women are reshaping the gun industryLAS VEGAS (CNNMoney) -- Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especial
Women are reshaping the gun industry
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 6 days ago
LAS VEGAS (CNNMoney) -- Women are buying handguns in record numbers -- especially weapons that are small enough to conceal. But they are frustrated by the lack of firearm accessories catering to them. So some are starting companies of their own to... Read more
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Island Packet
Taser limit means Midlands cops will go hand-to-hand with suspects, officials sayMidlands police officers will be going hand-to-hand with suspects more often af
Taser limit means Midlands cops will go hand-to-hand with suspects, officials say
Island Packet / Posted 7 days ago
Midlands police officers will be going hand-to-hand with suspects more often after a recent court ruling limited the use of Tasers, officials say. That prediction comes after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that law enforcement only... Read more
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