Peter Antonacci, the head of Florida's elections fraud office, had just left a heated meeting when he collapsed in the hallway of the governor's office, according to a newly released investigation.
Some state and local governments have started tapping in to opioid settlement funds for law enforcement expenses. Many argue it should go toward treating addiction instead.
Robert Wayne Lee, known online as "Boopac Shakur," was killed during an argument in a Michigan restaurant. So far, there is no evidence the confrontation was a planned sting by Lee, police said.
Despite limited state funding, sheriffs in central Georgia are planning a multi-county co-response program, the first of its kind in the region, to address what they call a crisis-level need.
As fentanyl deaths surge, lawmakers want more drug busts and arrests. But new research found tough police tactics might increase overdoses and drug deaths in communities.
The Georgia Department of Agriculture has regained its status as a law enforcement agency.
In Atlanta, dozens of activists who oppose a new police and fire training facility are being accused of domestic terrorism. That has alarmed civil liberties and human rights groups.
Four people were fatally shot at a Maine house on Tuesday shortly before gunfire wounded three others on a highway, in crimes that are linked, authorities said. A man was charged with murder.
A police search of the rapper's Ohio home didn't lead to charges, but spawned music videos, merchandise, theft accusations and an invasion of privacy lawsuit. Afroman tells NPR he plans to countersue.
Randall Robert Berka II has been charged with possessing a firearm as a prohibited person, but not with making the threats. He hasn't yet entered a plea.
The Shelby County District Attorney's Office says it will review all "closed and pending" cases of the five former Memphis police officers charged in Nichols' death. Four had prior violations at work.
A suspect in a violent kidnapping in Oregon died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Tuesday night after being taken into custody following a standoff with law enforcement, a police spokesman said.
A protest turned violent in downtown Atlanta on Saturday night in the wake of the death of an environmental activist who was killed this week after authorities said the 26-year-old shot a state trooper.
State Sen. Sonya Halpern, an Atlanta Democrat who represents District 39 in the Georgia Legislature, recently participated in an evening ride-along with the Georgia State Patrol.
USCP Chief Tom Manger says problems that led to the Capitol riot have been addressed, and he is focusing on expanding field offices to be better prepared for rising threats to congressional members.