French police hunt for heavily armed ex-soldier
Police backed by helicopters hunted Sunday for a heavily armed former soldier who had allegedly opened fire on officers responding to a domestic violence dispute in southwestern France.
France ponders how to improve confidence in police
The French government begins a public consultation exercise on Monday aimed at devising ways to increase public confidence in the police that has been eroded by repeated scandals over racism and brutality.
French police arrest most-wanted 'darknet' paedophile suspect
French prosecutors said Monday that police had arrested a man suspected of operating paedophilia sites on secret "darknet" internet networks providing pornographic videos and pictures to thousands of people worldwide.
Paris police clear 500 migrants from camp
French police removed several hundred migrants from a camp in northeast Paris on Thursday, the latest move in a crackdown on the makeshift settlements that regularly spring up in the capital.
French police use tear gas to break up yellow vest protest
Scuffles broke out at the start of the weekly "yellow vest" protest in the French southwestern city of Toulouse Saturday, as police used tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators.
French cyberpolice break up massive 'botnet' ring
French police have neutralised a hacking operation that had taken control of more than 850,000 computers, mainly in Latin America, while also managing to remove the malware from the infected devices.
Leader of France's 'yellow vests' arrested
One of the leaders of the "yellow vest" anti-government demonstrations was detained by police in Paris late Wednesday for organising an unauthorised protest, signalling a harder line by the authorities against the movement.
France boosts pay for police in wake of 'yellow vest' protests
The French government will give police officers a long-sought raise after a strike called in the wake of the "yellow vest" anti-government protests, which have strained security forces already on high alert after years of jihadist terror attacks.