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    Man Accused of Police Impersonation

    A convicted sex offender from West Seneca was operating an unlicensed security company under the guise of being a police officer, state police said. James J. Lewis, 46, of Alma Drive, was arrested Tuesday. Police said he had several items that led people to believe he was a police officer, including: --A bulletproof vest with "POLICE" on the back. --A badge ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    Police Protection for Family of BP Boss

    Police Protection for Family of BP Boss
    UK - Police have launched an operation to protect the family of Tony Hayward, BP's British boss, after they received hate mail and threatening phone calls. The chief executive's wife Maureen said the material had made her and her two children feel "rather uncomfortable" at their home in Kent. The family has been targeted amid growing hostility to the firm in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -3
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    Body of Missing Western University Student Located

    BELLINGHAM BAY - Police say the body found Wednesday in Bellingham Bay is Dwight Clark, the 18-year-old Western Washington University student who has been missing for more than a week. Investigators found Clark's driver's license with the body and made the identification from physical characteristics, police spokesman Mark Young said. A medical identification and cause of death are expected later this ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -6
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    Officers Nab Suspected Illegal Immigrants

    GOLDEN VALLEY — The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrest of more than half a dozen suspected illegal immigrants in Golden Valley over the weekend. The suspected immigrants were arrested early Saturday morning following an all-night search effort coordinated between the Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Public Safety and the office of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. According to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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    Police Shoot, Critically Wound Car Thief

    SALT LAKE CITY - A Salt Lake City police officer shot and critically wounded a car thief early Sunday after the man had rammed another officer’s car. Police were called at 3:35 a.m. to respond to a hit-and-run at 500 West and 400 South. Officers located the vehicle, which was stolen, at the front entrance of a trailer court at 1594 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    NY Police Arrest Two In Terrorist Plot

    New York, NY (AP) -- A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that two men are in custody in an investigation that may be related to terrorism in New York City. The official would not give further details about the charges the men face. The official wasn't authorized to speak about the matter publicly and spoke to the AP on ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Extra Security Called for England-Germany World Cup Game

    Extra Security Called for England-Germany World Cup Game
    JOHANNESBURG — Extra security will be enforced at the England-Germany second-round game at the World Cup on Sunday, with South Africa police describing it as a "high priority" match. England and Germany will play at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein, which has a relatively small capacity of 40,911. "Those are high-priority teams for us," South Africa Police Service spokeswoman Brigadier ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Expo to Review Security After Ten Injured in Shootout

    Expo to Review Security After Ten Injured in Shootout
    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Black Expo will have police, ministers and business people review security and safety after weekend shootings that injured 10 young people marred the group’s Summer Celebration. Black Expo President and chief executive Tanya Bell said the task force she announced Tuesday also would examine "the root causes of youth violence" after three shootings Saturday night outside Circle Centre ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Driver Attempts to Run Over Police; Officer Forced to Shoot

    Driver Attempts to Run Over Police; Officer Forced to Shoot
    SAN FRANCISCO—San Francisco police say an officer opened fire Monday on a woman who tried to run him down with her car after she smashed into several other vehicles. Police spokesman Officer Samson Chan said the plainclothes officer had no choice but to shoot the driver Monday afternoon when she ignored an order to stop and tried to ram him. The ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    Sheriff's Captain Rescues Fishermen Buried in Mud

    OAK ISLAND, N.C. (AP) - A couple has cleaned off the mud after a nighttime fishing trip went wrong and left them buried up to their armpits in the mud of a North Carolina marsh. The StarNews of Wilmington reported Tuesday the couple were rescued after a Brunswick County sheriff's deputy in an air boat tracked them down in the dark. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +4
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    To Help With Department Backlog, Outside Labs Will Test DNA Kits

    LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CA - Local officials reacted positively Monday to a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announcement that it had assigned nearly 5,000 DNA evidence kits from rape and sexual assault cases to outside labs for testing. The 4,763 kits from the Sheriff's Department and some smaller police departments that rely on the county still need to be tested and ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Scammer Sends $4,000 Check to Police in Washington

    RICHLAND, Wash. - Not even the police are immune from those offers of free money from African countries that are really scams. Richland police could use another $4,000, but the department wasn't tempted by the cashier's check it received Friday in the mail from the country of Benin. Officer Erica Tungesvik said officers immediately recognized it as a bogus attempt to ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    FBI: Officer Slayings Up 17 Percent Last Year

    WASHINGTON—Forty-eight US police officers were killed in the line of duty in 2009, a 17 percent increase from the previous years, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reported Monday. The number of those killed in ambushes more than doubled last year, rising from six in 2008 to 15 last year, the FBI's preliminary data show. Nine officers died last year while ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    Former Military Dog to Get Stem Cells to Help Heal Hip

    MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) - A former Oregon military dog that did two tours of duty sniffing out bombs in Iraq is going to receive stem cell therapy to treat osteoarthritis in his hips. The Mail Tribune reports the 80-pound German shepherd named Basco was adopted in November by Debbie Richter in Medford after he was discharged by the military. Hip problems ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +8
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    Wanted Gunman's Camp Uncovered by Police

    Wanted Gunman's Camp Uncovered by Police
    The camp where suspected armed killer Raoul Moat has been living rough while on the run has been found by police. A letter addressed to his ex-girlfriend Samantha Stobbart, who he is alleged to have shot, was discovered with a tent near Rothbury, north-east England. Police have offered a £10,000 reward for information that leads to his capture and vowed they ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    The Hunt is On for Suspect In LA School Officer's Shooting

    The Hunt is On for Suspect In LA School Officer's Shooting
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles city councilman says he will ask the council to approve a $75,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who shot a school police officer. Councilman Dennis Zine also said at a news conference Thursday that the Los Angeles Unified School District police officer's association has offered a $5,000 ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Man Crashes Twice, Flees from Police

    ANDERSON, Ind. -- An Anderson man was arrested after he caused two crashes -- leaving the scene of both of them -- and then ran from police. Stephen W. Humes, 55, of the 200 block of Church Drive, was arrested Saturday night in the 3200 block of Scatterfield Road. Bond was set at $5,000 on charges of Class D felonies resisting ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -4
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    Police Rescue Woman Caught in Elevator For 8 Days

    MADRID - Police say they rescued a woman who was trapped for eight days in an elevator in her house in northeastern Spain. Police said Friday they were alerted by relatives of the 45-year-old woman who said they had not been able to contact her for five days. Officers on Tuesday heard the woman's cries for help as soon as they ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Ten from 9/11 Among New Names on NY Police Memorial

    ALBANY, N.Y. — The names of 15 officers, including 10 who died from illnesses related to their time spent at ground zero in Manhattan, have been added to the New York Police Officers Memorial. Family, friends and hundreds of uniformed police gathered Tuesday at the black granite memorial in Albany where 1,297 names of officers who died in the line of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
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    Pleasanton Chief Retires After 30 Years Of Service

    Pleasanton Chief Retires After 30 Years Of Service
    PLEASANTON -- After being a fixture in the city's police department for the past 30 years, Chief Michael Fraser has decided to retire. Fraser was appointed to the city's top police spot in 2007 and held numerous positions from beat officer to SWAT to detective and was one of the city's first motorcycle officers. His last day is Nov. 12. "You ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +2
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