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Proposed California Law Would Require Police Officers to Have Bachelor’s Degree or Be 25

[aggregation-styles] CBS Sacramento SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Becoming a police officer could soon take more time. A new proposal introduced Monday would require anyone who wants to be a police officer in California to get a bachelor’s degree or turn 25 before starting their career. Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) said...

Merced Man Sentenced for Aiding Alleged Killer of Cpl. Ronil Singh

A man in the United States illegally was sentenced to 21 months in prison in Fresno federal court Wednesday for helping a suspect try to escape to his native Mexico after officials say he killed a Newman police officer. Erik Quiroz Razo, 28, of Merced, had faced a maximum of...

Off-Duty Cop Falls Asleep at Movie Theater With Gun in Lap

An off-duty Bakersfield police officer was arrested Thursday night after he fell asleep in a movie theater with a loaded handgun on his lap, according to 23ABC News. Listen to this article: Officers responding to a call arrested Douglas Barrier for public intoxication at the Studio Movie Grill, which was...

Lemoore Police Chief Praises Slain Officer Jonathan Diaz

Authorities say an off-duty law enforcement officer killed a police officer and critically wounded his father before killing himself in a shooting at a birthday party Saturday in Hanford.   Kings County sheriff's detectives say 32-year-old Ramiro Trevino Jr. died after fatally shooting 31-year-old Jonathan Diaz and critically wounding 58-year-old...

Lemoore Police Officer Killed at Birthday Party in Hanford

Authorities say an off-duty law enforcement officer killed a police officer and critically wounded his father before killing himself in a shooting at a birthday party Saturday in Hanford. Listen to this article:   Kings County sheriff's detectives say 32-year-old Ramiro Trevino Jr. died after fatally shooting 31-year-old Jonathan Diaz...

Evidence From Ex-Dallas Cop's Murder Trial Fuels Mistrust

DALLAS — Evidence from the trial of a former Dallas police officer convicted of killing her neighbor has fueled new questions about whether accused officers are treated differently than other suspects, including testimony that a camera in the cruiser where the officer sat after the shooting was flipped off and...

Slain Man’s Brother Hugs Dallas Cop After She Gets 10 Years

DALLAS — A white Dallas police officer who said she mistook a neighbor’s apartment for her own and fatally shot him in his living room was sentenced Wednesday to a decade in prison in a stunning courtroom scene that included the dead man’s brother and the black judge embracing the...

Memorial Service Held for Sacramento Officer Tara O'Sullivan

SACRAMENTO — Tara O'Sullivan may have only been on the job with the Sacramento Police Department for a few months but law enforcement officials from across California mourned the slain officer Thursday morning as a longtime friend. An overflow crowd gathered at a memorial service for the 26-year-old rookie who...

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