• No discipline for 2 Minneapolis officers in man’s slaying

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers followed proper procedure in a confrontation that led to the fatal shooting of a black man in November, and won’t face discipline, the city’s police chief announced Friday.

  • Sheriff denies paper’s request for school shooting video

    ANDERSON, S.C. (AP) — Authorities have denied a newspaper’s request for video related to a shooting at a South Carolina elementary school that left a 6-year-old boy dead.

  • Florida officer shoots man wielding shotgun, bottle of booze

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a veteran police officer in Florida fatally shot a man carrying a shotgun and a bottle of liquor following an apparent home invasion.

  • This undated photo provided by the Modoc County, Calif., Sheriff's Department shows Deputy Jack Hopkins. Hopkins, 31, was shot to death Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016, while responding to a disturbance call, the Modoc County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies were responding to a call in a rural area about 10 miles south of Alturas, Calif., when deputy Hopkins, was fatally shot. A suspect was detained shortly after, the sheriff's office said. (Modoc County Sheriff's Department via AP)

    California sheriff’s deputy shot to death while on the job

    ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in a Northern California county near the Oregon border was shot to death Wednesday while responding to a disturbance call, the Modoc County Sheriff’s Office said.

  • The apartment building in New York where authorities say a New York City police officer shot and killed an emotionally disturbed, woman wielding scissors and a baseball bat is shown on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. Investigators want to know why the officer didn't use his stun gun instead. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NYC mayor: Police shooting of woman, 66, was ‘unacceptable’

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s mayor castigated a police sergeant Wednesday for fatally shooting a mentally ill, 66-year-old woman brandishing a baseball bat, saying her “tragic” and “unacceptable” death resulted from failure to follow basic policies.

  • The president of one of the largest police organizations in the United States on Monday, OCT. 17, 2016, apologized for historical mistreatment of minorities, calling it a "dark side of our shared history" that must be acknowledged and overcome. Terrence Cunningham, president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, said at the group's annual conference that police have historically been a face of oppression, enforcing laws that ensured legalized discrimination and denial of basic rights. He was not more specific. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

    Reactions are mixed to police leader’s apology

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — For some, the apology went too far. For others, it didn’t go far enough. For many, it was just right.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 23 ALARM 7:28 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 2001 N. First St. in reference to a burglary alarm. Sept. 22 ARRESTS…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Sept. 21 ARRESTS 12:27 a.m. – Natasha P. Martinez, 31, of Artesia, arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. 1:10 a.m. – Tabitha…

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    Looking Back: Forty boys participate in Punt, Pass and Kick in 1976

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