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Cop safety cited in no-knock warrant ahead of Locke’s death

Authorities searching the Minneapolis apartment where Amir Locke was killed by a SWAT team member said a no-knock search warrant was necessary to protect the public and officers as they looked for guns, drugs and clothing worn by people suspected in a violent murder, according to documents made public Thursday. The applications for the search


Family: Man fatally shot by police wasn’t extremist

Strangers on the internet hailed Duncan Socrates Lemp as a martyr for their anti-government movement after a police officer shot and killed the 21-year-old man during a pre-dawn raid on his family’s Maryland home. A hashtag campaign spreading Lemp’s name on social media has been a mixed blessing for his grieving family. While grateful for