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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Police

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# Police Brutality
Trump says police chokeholds sound 'so innocent and perfect' but should 'generally be ended’
Chokeholds have come under renewed scrutiny in the wake of the killing of George Floyd in police custody.
# Backtrack
Plans to change branding of PSNI scrapped following online backlash
The proposed branding included the use of the term Police Service NI rather than PSNI.
# Criticism
'Cruel and reckless': NY governor slams Trump over claims about protester (75) who was hospitalised by police
The president attempted to cast doubt on footage showing police in the city of Buffalo shoving the man.
# George Floyd
TV show Cops axed amid racial tensions and protests
The programme had been pulled temporarily from the air in late May, but that move has now become permanent.
# Minneapolis
Minneapolis councillors pledge to dismantle and rebuild police department
The move comes amid nationwide protests against racism following the death of George Floyd.
# Durham
Police say Cummings may have committed 'minor breach' of lockdown rules but will face no further action
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he believes his senior aide “behaved reasonably and legally”.
# George Floyd
Four Minneapolis police officers fired after death of black man shown pinned down in video
A video showed George Floyd pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.
# Mayor
Boris Johnson should have disclosed ‘close association’ with Jennifer Arcuri, but faces no police probe
The IOPC said it ‘would have been wise’ for Johnson to declare this link as a conflict of interest.
# turned in
NFL duo Baker and Dunbar surrender to police over armed robbery charges
Baker also faces four counts of aggravated assault related to an alleged incident at a party.
# Neil Ferguson
UK police won't fine top scientist who breached lockdown rules
Scotland Yard criticised Professor Neil Ferguson’s behaviour as “plainly disappointing” but ruled out issuing a fine.
# gwent
Man killed and two others injured after being attacked by water buffalo in Wales
A 57-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a 19-year-old man was critically injured.
# Northern Ireland
Three PSNI officers injured after police car rammed in north Belfast
A police car patrolling in the New Lodge area in Belfast was hit by a silver car at around 3am this morning.
# Wales
Citizens in the UK flout restricted movement measures to travel to tourist hotspot in Wales
They face a fine of £30 or arrest if they continue to disobey the guidelines.
# Reno
Irish woman shot her husband and sons before taking her own life, US police say
Police from Reno, Nevada said that there is “no known motive at this time”.
# hanau
Police probe far-right terror connection after nine killed in shootings in Germany
Nine people were killed and five wounded in the shootings in Hanau.
# Belfast
Burglar pretended to be from utility company to gain access to home of elderly woman
The man was then joined by three other males who rummaged through the house while the woman was locked into her living room.
# Leamington
Teenager dies and woman hospitalised in UK after taking 'red bull' MDMA pills
A number of others were admitted to hospital after suffering adverse effects, Warwickshire Police said.
# Prison Break
Dutch police arrest four after foiled jailbreak
Pictures from the scene showed the partially burnt white van parked outside the prison gate.
# Villejuif
Police kill man who stabbed passer-by to death in Paris park
At least two other people are reported to have been stabbed during the attack.
# Fermanagh
Investigation launched after off-duty police officer confronted at home by masked man with shot-gun
The attempted murder is being investigated by the PSNI in Fermanagh.
# Hoax
Essex police say human bone found in Primark socks not linked to crime
The police investigation and a probe by the company at its factory have now concluded.
# white island
New Zealand police call off search for two people missing after volcanic eruption
Authorities have recovered the bodies of 16 of the 18 people killed in the blast.
# United States
New Jersey: Mayor says gunmen 'targeted' Jewish supermarket
A police officer, three bystanders and two suspects died in the shooting in Jersey City.
# Netherlands
Three minors injured in The Hague stabbing have been released from hospital
Police say they are are still searching for the suspect.
# Shooting
Man set on fire and protester shot by Hong Kong police as demonstrations continue
Another demonstrator died in the city on Friday as protests continue.
# Investigation
Post-mortem to be carried out on 39 bodies in Essex trailer tragedy
Irish company Global Trailer Rentals Ltd said it was ‘shellshocked’ by the news.
# Essex
Minister says Irish trucking firm registration needs 'tightening up' in light of Essex incident
The vehicle involved is owned by an Irish company, but registered in Bulgaria.
# UK
Wanted fugitive jailed after slashing neck of man (21) and then going on the run
Shane O’Brien went on the run for more than three years after slashing Josh Hanson’s neck in a west London bar.
# extinction rebellion
Extinction Rebellion launching legal action against police over London protest ban
Activists continued protests in the capital in defiance of the police order today.
# Trouble
England fans clash with Czech police in Prague
The travelling supporters had set up shop in a square in the Old Town section.
# Paris
Investigators comb attacker's computer in bid to find motive for stabbing four colleagues
A man killed three men and a woman at police headquarters in Paris yesterday.
# Police
Paris knife attacker identified as IT worker (45) in police intelligence department
The man killed three male officers and a female assistant.
# Notre Dame
Four officers killed in knife attack at Paris police headquarters
The attacker was shot dead during the attack.
# Strabane
Man arrested over New IRA bomb found outside family home in Tyrone
Police believe the New IRA intended to fire the mortar into Strabane police station.
# Glasgow
Scottish police launch 'thorough and robust inquiry' after Irish unity march riot
Police said a planned parade by a republican flute band was met by a ‘disruptive’ counter protest.
# Dunfermline
Teenager charged after 'suspicious fire' breaks out at Scottish high school
More than 80 firefighters worked through the night at Woodmill High School.
# Dublin
Two men arrested in Dublin over discovery of bomb under PSNI officer's car
The viable device was found under the officer’s car on the grounds of a golf club in June.
# waringstown
Police launch murder investigation after man shot dead in Co Down
The man’s body was discovered in a car in the Main Street area of the village just before 9pm.
# Malaysia
'People are devastated and heartbroken': Nóra Quoirin mourned as autopsy reveals no evidence of violence
The family’s lawyer has said it is too early to rule out a criminal element in the case.
# Oslo
Norway mosque shooting being treated as 'attempted act of terror'
Only three people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack.