Newly recruited Iraqi volunteers, wearing police force uniforms, take part in a training session on Tuesday in the central Shia Muslim city of Karbala
Police officers from a Swat (special weapons and tactics) team take part in a survival drill in Qiannan prefecture, Guizhou province, southwest China
A man argues with police during a demonstration on Thursday in São Paulo, Brazil, demanding better public services and protesting against the money spent on the World Cup football tournament
Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers gather to attend the funeral of three fellow officers who were killed while on duty last week in Moncton, New Brunswick, after they responded to a call about an armed man. The gunman open-fired, killing the three and injuring two others
Protesters scuffle with police outside the closed entrance of Ana Rosa station during the fifth day of metro workers’ strike in São Paulo on Monday morning.
Israeli soldiers and border police detain a Palestinian during a protest in solidarity with prisoners on hunger strike, at Qalandia checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah
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Emergency response team members take cover behind vehicles in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. Three police officers were shot dead and two more were wounded, police said as they conducted a manhunt for a man carrying a rifle and wearing camouflage clothes
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Chinese paramilitary police stand guard near Tiananmen Square on Wednesday in Beijing. Twenty-five years ago on this day Chinese troops cracked down on pro-democracy protesters and in the clashes that followed scores were killed and injured.
A Brazil’s national football team fan talks with riot policemen outside their hotel ahead their friendly match against Panama during their preparation for the 2014 World Cup in Goiania on Tuesday
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters are stopped from moving towards the office of Akhilesh Yadav, the chief minister of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, during a protest against the recent rape and hanging of two girls in Lucknow