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    Man Must Wear Bracelet At Wedding After Assaulting Officer During Bachelor Party

    MISSOULA, Mont. - A Montana man accused of sexually assaulting a woman and head-butting a police officer at his bachelor party will have to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet during his wedding. [widget:news__chiefs__sheriffs] Twenty-four-year-old Jordan Iddings pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony assault on a peace officer, misdemeanor counts of sexual assault, disorderly conduct and two other assault counts. Iddings and ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -9
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    Police Deserve Praise For Handling Daily Hazards

    Police Deserve Praise For Handling Daily Hazards
    Every so often after a local police shooting, you hear questions voiced in this community as to whether it had to happen. Or suggestions that certain officers should be separated from their firearms, fired or prosecuted. There are times when such speculation from the peanut gallery (which includes me) is understandable and correct. [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget:366] The fatal shooting Tuesday night of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +10
  • -8

    Man With The Colony Patch Not Cop In Texas City

    TEXAS CITY, Texas — A bicyclist in Texas City is accused of impersonating an officer by wearing a jacket with a patch from a police force about 300 miles away. Texas City police say the 20-year-old man is also facing a public intoxication charge. [widget:news__texas] The cyclist wore a coat with a police "communications" patch on it, from The Colony, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -8
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    FBI Investigating Video of Cop Beating

    FBI Investigating Video of Cop Beating
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island attorney general's office says the FBI is investigating Providence police after an officer was caught on videotape beating a suspect. [widget:news__fbi] Spokesman Michael Healey says a separate probe by the attorney general into the arrest of 20-year-old Luis Mendonca (men-DAHN'-kah) will continue as the FBI conducts its own investigation. The FBI would not confirm or ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    California Cop-Biter Avoids Felony Conviction

    California  Cop-Biter Avoids Felony Conviction
    SAN FRANCISCO - A man with a two-decade history of biting and attacking San Francisco police officers was convicted of misdemeanor charges Thursday stemming from the latest incident but cleared of a felony. Miquel McNorton, 49, of San Francisco was found guilty of misdemeanor battery on an officer and two counts of resisting arrest stemming from an Aug. 18 run-in with ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -21
  • -27

    K-9 Bites Cop During Burglary Call

    K-9 Bites Cop During Burglary Call
    ALAMEDA -- An Alameda police dog trying to flush out a burglary suspect was shot and killed by an officer Thursday after the dog attacked her and bit her arm, a police spokesman said. Billy, a Belgian Malinois, and his handler were among those responding to a burglary at the Coast Guard recruiting center at 660 Central Ave. shortly before 6:15 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -27
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    Police: Man Takes Down Robber with Arrow

    KELSO, Wash. -Kelso, Wash., police said a man used his compound bow to interrupt an apparent break-in at a nearby vacant home, wounding a fleeing man in the buttocks. [widget:news__washington] Police said the man grabbed his hunting bow late Sunday night and chased a suspected prowler for more than three blocks. When the fleeing man refused to stop, the bowhunter shot ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +28
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    Shirtless Man, Woman In Handcuffs Belt Rob Bank

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Authorities in South Florida are searching for a man who held up a Fort Lauderdale bank shirtless then fled with a woman who sported a belt made of handcuffs. According to a news release from the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, the man demanded money from a teller at a Bank of America branch on Friday afternoon and implied ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +3
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    Boy Scout, 11, Turns In Purse With Nearly $2,000

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -An 11-year-old North Carolina boy has found and returned a stolen purse with nearly $2,000 inside. The News & Record of Greensboro reported Wednesday that Edward Myers and his siblings were helping neighbors plant trees in a Greensboro park when he spotted a purse on the creek bank. The Boy Scout and his mother called the police, and the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +30
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    Police Get DNA Samples From Missing Utah Woman’s Husband

    Police have obtained DNA samples from Joshua Powell as part of their investigation into the disappearance of his wife, Susan Powell. West Valley City police Capt. Tom McLachlan said investigators have taken DNA samples from multiple people in the search for 28-year-old Susan Powell, and the warrant served Tuesday does not imply her husband is a suspect. "We hope to have ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
  • -6

    San Jose Police Lieutenant Sues Department, City

    SAN JOSE, CA - An African-American San Jose police officer who says he was repeatedly passed over for a promotion because of racial discrimination has filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Police Department, the city and Chief Rob Davis. Glenn Harper, 48, contends that he was passed over for promotion to lieutenant for less-experienced, lower-ranked nonblack candidates by Davis, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    Texas Deputy Praised for Fire Response

    ROYSE CITY, Texas -- A deputy with the Hunt County Sheriff's Office is being praised by his department and by residents of a neighborhood near Royse City for his actions over the weekend that helped save a home from being completely destroyed by fire. [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget:366] Neighbor Sandra Kimber told the Herald-Banner and the HCSO that Agee "went above and ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +10
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    Police Training High School Students How To Interact With Officers

    [photo:515904]COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a town where football players are treated like Hollywood stars, police are holding their own workshops with the actors. Officers in Columbus, home of the lionized Ohio State Buckeyes, are visiting high schools to teach the next generation of gridiron greats that they are not invincible. Re-enacting scenarios gleaned from the streets, they share tips on how ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +8
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    Police Probe Playground Death as 'Suicide By Cop'

    Police Probe Playground Death as 'Suicide By Cop'
    MODESTO, Calif. — Police say they are investigating the shooting death of a woman wielding a meat cleaver on a California elementary school playground as a possible case of "suicide by cop." Police on Wednesday identified the woman fatally shot as 43-year-old Elizabeth Catherine Kropp of Modesto. Police Sgt. Brian Findlen says officers found Kropp hitting and cutting herself with the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +1
  • -11

    Mayor Seeks Sheriff's Help With City Patrols

    Mayor Seeks Sheriff's Help With City Patrols
    TULSA, OK - Mayor Dewey Bartlett has asked the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office to submit a proposal on how it would patrol part of the city as Tulsa braces for more police layoffs, he said Wednesday. "If it looks like we're going to find ourselves short of police officers, we want to have a good option available so public safety is ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -11
  • +5

    Pa. Chief Held Without Bail After Cover-up Charges

    Pa. Chief Held Without Bail After Cover-up Charges
    SHENANDOAH, Pa. - A police chief, ordered held without bail yesterday on charges that he tried to cover up the fatal 2008 beating of a Mexican immigrant by white teenagers, was named in a 2006 lawsuit that said police had beaten to death a Hispanic teenager, then made it look like a suicide. Police Chief Matthew Nestor, 33, was not charged ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
  • -18

    D.C. Officer Was Allegedly At Planning Of Fatal Holdup

    D.C. Officer Was Allegedly At Planning Of Fatal Holdup
    WASHINTON, DC - An on-duty D.C. police officer charged with murder and accused of acting as a lookout in a street robbery gone fatally wrong also was present during the planning of the holdup and drove some of the participants to the crime scene, authorities said in a court affidavit. Officer Reginald Jones, charged with felony murder in the Dec. 1 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -18
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    NFL Players Find Way to Give Back to Police

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Wearing a red Santa hat and his trademark grin, Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward brought a bag full of GPS units to the Pittsburgh police Highland Park station Tuesday morning. Ward and six other players presented the 28 navigational units to the Zone 5 station, which lost three officers in a shooting this year. "We want to give ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +50
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    DNA Testing Clears Man who Served 28 Years

    DNA Testing Clears Man who Served 28 Years
    WASHINGTON - A man who spent 28 years behind bars for a rape and murder he said he didn't commit walked out of a federal prison in Arizona on Tuesday with $75 and a bus ticket to Ohio after DNA testing showed he was innocent. The conviction of Donald Eugene Gates, 58, was based largely on the testimony of an FBI ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +20
  • +11

    62-Year-Old Woman Shot and Killed After Threatening Officer With Scissors

    The woman shot to death Monday night by Toledo police was killed with two shots to the head, Toledo Police Chief Mike Navarre said at a news conference Tuesday morning. The chief said that two female officers responded to a call that a woman was brandishing a knife and that the fatal shooting occurred before their backup arrived. He said the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +11
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