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The latest coverage of the law enforcement community and all aspects of the U.S. intelligence.

In an undated photo released by the NYPD, New York Police Department officer Wilbert Mora who was involved in a police shooting, Friday, Jan. 21, 2022, in New York City, is seen. Officials say Mora, 27 years old, was critically wounded while fellow officer Jason Rivera, 22 years old, was killed in a shooting in Harlem. The officers had been responding to a call Friday about an argument between a woman and her adult son. (NYPD via AP Photo)

Young officer slain in Harlem joined to help ‘chaotic city’

- Associated Press

The 22-year-old New York City police officer who was shot to death while responding to a call in a Harlem apartment came from an immigrant family and grew up in a community with strained police relations, but joined the force to make a difference in the “chaotic city,” he once wrote.

(Associated Press)

NYC police officer shot while resting in car between shifts

- Associated Press

A New York City police officer’s skull was broken when he was shot Saturday while sleeping in his personal vehicle between shifts, but he is expected to fully recover, the city’s new police commissioner said, calling the officer “lucky.”

Los Angeles Police Department PIO Capt. Stacy Spell, second from left, speaks in a press conference at the scene where two people were struck by gunfire in a shooting at the Burlington Coat Factory store in North Hollywood, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Mom says 14-year-old shot by LA police died in her arms

- Associated Press

A 14-year-old was shopping for Christmas clothes last week with her mother when the pair heard screams and hid in a dressing room, where the girl was fatally shot by Los Angeles police after an officer fired a rifle at a suspect and a bullet pierced a wall, the family said Tuesday.

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin addresses the court as Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over Chauvin's sentencing at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis on June 25, 2021. Chauvin has pleaded guilty to federal charges of violating George Floyd's civil rights. Chauvin's plea Wednesday, Dec. 15, means he will not face a federal trial in January, though he could end up spending more years behind bars. (Court TV via AP, Pool, File)

Chauvin pleads guilty to federal charges in Floyd’s death

- Associated Press

Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of violating George Floyd’s civil rights, averting a trial but likely extending the time he is already spending behind bars on a state conviction.

San Francisco Mayor London Breed talks about the first confirmed case of the omicron variant during a COVID-19 briefing outside City Hall in San Francisco, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. The U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of the omicron variant Wednesday — a person in California who had been to South Africa. Genomic sequencing on the patient's virus was conducted at the University of California, San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

San Francisco mayor pledges more police, safety measures

- Associated Press

The mayor of San Francisco on Tuesday announced even more initiatives aimed at curbing open drug use, brazen home break-ins and other criminal behavior that she says have made a mockery of the city’s famed tolerance and compassion.