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    Louisiana State Trooper Dies in Two-Car Crash

    Louisiana State Trooper Dies in Two-Car Crash
    MOSS BLUFF, La. - Officials say a state trooper died when his patrol car was hit by another car. The accident happened Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 171 north of Lake Charles. Investigators say Trooper Duane Dalton died when his car was hit broadside by a car driven by 50-year-old Debra Bourque of Lake Charles. After impact, Dalton's unit rotated clockwise, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -21
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    Fugitive Who Taunted Police on Facebook Caught

    LONDON — An escaped British convict whose online antics drew an international Internet fan base has been caught after nearly four months on the run, police said Wednesday. Craig "Lazie" Lynch, 28, was caught by Scotland Yard in southern England on Tuesday night. The force confirmed only that he had been arrested and gave few other details. [widget:news__facebook] Lynch was serving ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +38
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    Teen Gets at Least 53 Years in Carjacking Of Officer

    Teen Gets at Least 53 Years in Carjacking Of Officer
    DETROIT, MI - A Detroit teenager was sentenced to at least 53 years in prison this morning for the carjacking last year of an off-duty Windsor police officer. Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Jackson ordered David Laston to serve consecutive sentences for attempted carjacking, assault with intent to murder, and using a firearm in the commission of a felony. The ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +26
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    Arlington Motorcycle Officer Killed In Wreck

    Arlington Motorcycle Officer Killed In Wreck
    Update: The officer was identified by Arlington police spokeswoman Tiara Ellis Richard as Craig Story. ARLINGTON — An Arlington motorcycle officer died early Wednesday in a wreck involving a school bus near Arlington High School, said Tiara Ellis Richard, a police spokeswoman. The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. near South Cooper Street and West Inwood Drive. The officer's name was ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -24
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    Fla. Judge Orders Woman to Wear Sign Outside Police Station

    Fla. Judge Orders Woman to Wear Sign Outside Police Station
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- An Orlando police officer wanted a unique punishment for the 24-year-old Alabama woman who pushed her palm to his face. Something to bring awareness to the problem. And what better way than advertising? Alexandra Espinosa-Amaya wore a sign reading "I battered a police officer. I was wrong. I apologize." for four hours Tuesday outside the police station. It ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +48
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    Ohio Officers Told Not to Ask for Immigration Status

    Ohio Officers Told Not to Ask for Immigration Status
    DAYTON, Ohio — City police officers are now prohibited from asking the immigration status of a witness or victim of a crime in hopes it eases fears some ethnic groups have of law enforcement. Police Chief Richard Biehl issued the executive order to his nearly 390 officers on Dec. 30, telling them, "Citizens must feel free to call for police services ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -17
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    Detroit Police To Open Third Party Text Tip Line

    Detroit Police To Open Third Party Text Tip Line
    DETROIT, MI - For weeks, the black-and-orange billboard loomed over I-94 with an ambiguous and ominous one-word message: CRIME. Today, the rest of the billboard's message is to be unveiled as the Detroit Police Department announces a new text-message tip campaign designed to let otherwise reluctant witnesses give the police information anonymously. "I think it fits excellently with what many people ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +5
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    100 MPH Mass. Police Pursuit Ends in Crash

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. -- A police pursuit from Yarmouth to Hyannis that ended with a crash early yesterday morning reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour, according to a report filed by a patrolman involved in the chase. Yarmouth police Officer Christopher Marino first spotted the 2001 Honda Accord on Buck Island Road at approximately 1:15 a.m., drifting in ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -10
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    Oklahoma City Police Take Heat, Lose Pepper-Eating Contest

    Oklahoma City police officers and firefighters squared off against each other in a jalapeno eating contest Tuesday at the Whataburger at NW 36 and MacArthur Boulevard. [widget:news__off_beat] The firefighters won and received a $750 check to be donated to the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The police officers received a $250 check that will be donated to the Police Action League. The contest ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +1
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    Seattle Officers Arrive to Help Investigate Officer Ambush

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two Seattle police detectives have arrived in Anchorage to help authorities investigate a shooting that left an officer with serious injuries. [widget:news__washington] Lt. Dave Parker says the detectives played pivotal roles in investigating an Oct. 31 ambush on a parked patrol car in Seattle that killed Officer Timothy Brenton and injured another officer. Christopher Monfort has pleaded not ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -1
  • -29

    ‘Combative’ Off-Duty Officer Arrested When Police Respond to Shooting

    ‘Combative’ Off-Duty Officer Arrested When Police Respond to Shooting
    CHICAGO, IL - An off-duty Chicago police officer was arrested Tuesday after he became combative with on-duty officers responding to a shooting at his Far Southwest Side home, police said. The officer could face aggravated battery charges, police said. The shooting happened about 4:45 a.m. in the officer's home in the 10700 block of South Troy Street, according to police. The ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -29
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    500 Inmates Will Be Released Due to Sheriff Layoffs

    500 Inmates Will Be Released Due to Sheriff Layoffs
    FRESNO, CA - Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said Tuesday she will close three floors of the jail and release up to 500 inmates early to help her solve a budget problem. Mims plans to lay off 69 correctional officers by Feb. 8. In recent days, the jail has released more than 150 inmates early in anticipation of the closed floors, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -44
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    Man With Grudge Busted by Surveillance Photos

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -A Port St. Lucie man who stole a delivery driver's keys to get back at him over a grudge has been arrested on felony burglary charges. Matthew Everett Gray allegedly admitted swiping the keys of a Pepsi-Cola service truck because he wanted the driver to get in trouble at work. The keys unlocked some 20 vending machines. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -1
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    Customer's Threats Fall on Police Officers' Ears

    INDIANAPOLIS, IN - A 29-year-old Indianapolis man might not have noticed the other customers when he walked into an east side pizza parlor Monday shouting death threats into a cell phone with a gun sticking out of his pocket. But there, at a nearby table, were three police officers. [widget:news__indiana] Police said Cesar Augusto Torres made their job easy when he ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -5
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    Okla. Officer Shot, Driver Killed After Chase

    Okla. Officer Shot, Driver Killed After Chase
    OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - A wounded Oklahoma City police officer was in good condition Sunday, one day after a vehicle pursuit ended when a fellow officer gunned down his assailant. Officer Kris Hunter remained at OU Medical Center following surgery. He was wounded in his left arm and received a graze wound to his left leg, police Capt. Patrick Stewart said. ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +6
  • -15

    Former Officer Sentenced For Stealing Weapons

    PARMA, Ohio — A former suburban Cleveland police officer convicted of stealing machine guns, night-vision goggles and a silencer has been sentenced to 18 months in prison and now faces more time behind bars. [widget:news__ohio] Parma police officer Mark McCombs apologized in Cuyhaoga County Common Pleas court before the sentencing for tampering with evidence and theft in office. McCombs is awaiting ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -15
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    Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

    Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash
    Officer Alfred Celestain succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier in an automobile accident as he and his partner responded to a call. Their patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and St. Joseph Street. Both officers were transported to a local hospital where Officer Celestain slipped into a coma. He passed away from his ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -40
  • +28

    FBI, Seattle PD Join Manhunt in Alaska After Ambush

    FBI, Seattle PD Join Manhunt in Alaska After Ambush
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The Anchorage Police Department is getting help with its investigation into the shooting of a police officer. Alaska State Troopers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Seattle Police Department and other agencies are all pitching in. [widget:news__fbi] Police believe 47-year-old Jason Allen was shot early Saturday because he is a police officer. He was sitting in his parked ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +28
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    Firefighter Resigns After Police Prank

    Firefighter Resigns After Police Prank
    LEE, N.H. — A Lee volunteer firefighter has resigned after a prank in which he drove an old police cruiser and used an air horn to pull over a friend in another vehicle. Police say a passer-by who had heard of two incidents of police impersonation in Rochester mistook it for another such case. Lee Police Chief Chet Murch tells the ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -25
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    Slain Officer's Last Words to EMTs: 'Thank You'

    Slain Officer's Last Words to EMTs: 'Thank You'
    OTTAWA – As Constable Eric Czapnik lay dying from a mortal knife wound to the throat, he spoke two final and poignant words to his paramedic rescuers. The patrolman had been writing case notes inside his cruiser, parked outside the emergency department of The Ottawa Hospital’s Civic campus, when a man approached and attacked him with a knife. Four paramedics, none ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated -99
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