"The target is deceived into thinking that what he is about to do is wanted," said one attorney. "This raises serious doubts about whether the government can prove criminal intent."
Robert Echeverria, 56, was off duty when he killed himself on Wednesday. He was the ninth NYPD officer to die by suicide this year.
Footage appears to show not only uniformed police making arrests, but officers dressed in the black t-shirts and hard hats that have become a symbol of the resistance.
"[It was] either the exit sign or the sporting goods section to get a weapon, I didn't know," one eyewitness told local media, describing their response to the incident.
Nearly 2,000 people received the text.
Police lobby groups are pushing back against criticism, one going as far as accusing state and national media of "fanning the flames of discord."
"Have you seen some of the Facebook posts of some of our suspended officers right now?" the sergeant told CBS News.
Officers examining a red substance found in the living room, bathroom and kitchen—and on the woman's clothes—found a plastic tube of "vampire blood," commonly used at Halloween.
"[Officers] led him through the streets…on mounted horses. All as though they were slave masters, and he was their slave," tweeted New York City Public Defender Rebecca J. Kavanagh in reaction.
Attacker Connor Betts, 24, was killed by police within 30 seconds of the first shots being fired outside a bar in the city's entertainment district.
The elementary school teacher said called the police and said that a fifth grader had threatened to beat her up and made her feel unsafe for the rest of the day.
Priti Patel said she pledges to restore public confidence in law and order by "empowering' officers to go after criminals.
As officers are heard laughing, one uses a mocking tone saying: "I don't want to go to school!"
"This is absolutely unlawful," commented one law professor about reports police in Tempe were going to pull over motorists who were obeying the law.
The woman stood between clashing police and activists during violent protests on Saturday in the northwest of the territory.
"The male stomped on the back of the peacock, the peacock cried out and the feather came out and he picked it up," a witness to the alleged attack said, describing the Albuquerque zoo incident.
The victim was shot in the leg multiple times, investigators said.
Both P&O Cruises and local police dismissed earlier suggestions that the fight broke out after a passenger dressed as a clown gatecrashed a formal reception.
The school called the behavior an "egregious" violation of the code of conduct.
The suspect has been described as in their late 20s to early 30s, wearing a blue Captain America T-shirt, a blue Captain America baseball hat and khaki cargo shorts.
Former "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star was traveling home to Atlanta when she alleged Delta Airlines forced her family off of a flight when her husband Kroy Biermann arrived at the departure gate late.
The Gretna Police Department on Monday announced that Charlie Rispoli and another officer, Angelo Varisco, who "liked" Rispoli's post, have both been fired.
Officer Charlie Rispoli has been on the Gretna, Louisiana police force since 2005.
London Constable Avi Maharaj pleaded guilty to ordering porn while waiting for the undertaker to come collect the body of the homeowner's child.
A sharp-eyed patrolman noticed there was something off about "Angel," one of many fake passengers California drivers have tried to pass off as human.
Issues related to understaffing and lack of funding has forced the coastal town of Stebbins to drastically relax their hiring standards for police officers.
Michigan officer Leonel Rangel lost his job last December but details of the case emerged only after a freedom of information request.
The Aurora Police Department is offering a $4,000 reward for information leading to an identification.
Yanser Robaina, 40, of Homestead, had to be subdued with a stun gun for resisting arrest. He allegedly told police officers: "I am going to sue you guys and you're going to end up on the news."