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    Officer Involved in Morning Collision with Tractor Trailor Released

    Officer Involved in Morning Collision with Tractor Trailor Released
    TAMPA - A Tampa police officer whose patrol car collided with a tractor-trailer early this morning has been released from the hospital. Officer Craig Cimaszewski had minor injuries after crashing into the U.S. Postal Service tractor trailer about 2:30 a.m. at North 50th Street and Interstate 4, Tampa police spokeswoman Andrea Davis said. Cimaszewski, a 16-year veteran of the force, was ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +8
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    Teen Becomes Hero To Sheriff's Office Canines

    Asheboro, NC-- Thanks to teenager in Randolph County, Canines will beat the heat with a cool gadget. Wednesday, Sgt. Scottie Hicks, a canine handler with the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, was presented with four K-9 Cool Ventilation Systems. The systems were donated by a Kaitlyn Carr, a Providence Grove High School graduate. They will be installed in each of the Sheriff's ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +33
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    Police Chief's Son Who Killed Officer Suffered From Troubled Past

    Police Chief's Son Who Killed Officer Suffered From Troubled Past
    DALLAS - Hundreds of pages of documents from the criminal investigation that followed David Brown Jr.'s Father's Day shooting rampage show that he struggled with mental illness for years and was hospitalized for the first time at age 11. On Friday, the Lancaster Police Department released 300 pages of documents from the Dallas County Sheriff's Department investigation of the shooting. The ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +2
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    Man Tries to Sell Fake Gold to Police Chief Who Owns Jewelry Store

    RANDOLPH, Mass. (AP) — Police say a Boston man picked the wrong mark when he tried to sell him fake gold jewelry at a grocery store. The man approached William Pace on Sunday and offered to sell him a bracelet and chain marked as 14 karat gold for $100. Two problems — Pace is the police chief in Randolph, Mass., and ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +10
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    Active Bomb Sat In Federal Building for Three Weeks

    Active Bomb Sat In Federal Building for Three Weeks
    DETROIT - A package found by a security guard at a U.S. federal office building sat for three weeks before being screened - when it was found to be a bomb. A private contract guard found the suspicious package outside the Detroit skyscraper in late February, but put it straight into 'lost and found' without having it screened, according to union ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -30
  • -10

    Feds: Cop took $200 bribe to fix criminal case

    Feds: Cop took $200 bribe to fix criminal case
    A Revere police officer was charged with lying to FBI agents in a public corruption case, in which the FBI said it videotaped him taking a $200 bribe and agreeing to quash a pending criminal case. Officer Todd P. Randall, 40, was arrested at his True Street home yesterday morning, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Randall was charged in federal ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -10
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    Wounded WI Officer Returning to Work

    FOND DU LAC, Wis.— A Fond du Lac police officer wounded in a March shooting is set to return to work Monday. Officer Ryan Williams will begin with limited duty. He will be re-evaluated in June Williams was shot twice by a sexual assault suspect who killed another officer. The suspect eventually committed suicide. A bullet ripped into the abdomen of ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +10
  • +12

    Sergeant Pedaling to Honor Slain Cop

    Sergeant Pedaling to Honor Slain Cop
    Earlier this week, Western Kentucky University Police Department Sgt. Craig Sutter began pedaling his way across Virginia in honor of his late friend, Eddie Mundo, a LaGrange Police Department officer killed in the line of duty in 2003. Sutter is among about 400 officers riding in the 250-mile Law Enforcement United charity ride from Chesapeake, Va., to Washington, D.C., today through ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +12
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    It's Life in Prison for Dallas Cop Killer

    It's Life in Prison for Dallas Cop Killer
    DALLAS - A jury on Monday sentenced Charles Payne to life in prison for the murder of Dallas police Senior Cpl. Norm Smith in January 2009. After State District Judge Rick Magnis read the jury’s verdict, Smith’s mother, Carolyn Long, smiled slightly and reached over and briefly clasped the hand of Dallas police Sr. Cpl. Teena Schultz. Schultz is a member ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +17
  • -12

    PD Apologizes For Shutting Down Girls' Lemonade Stand

    A Wisconsin police officer shut down two sisters' lemonade stand, but city officials say it won't happen again. Ten-year-old Lydia Coenen and her 9-year-old sister Vivian Coenen were near their Appleton home Sunday morning, preparing to sell lemonade to people heading to a car show. But an officer told them the sales were prohibited by city ordinance. The law went into ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -12
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    K9 Breaks Lead During Search; Found Safely One Day Later

    PORT ORANGE, Fla. -- Officials say a police dog that went missing while searching for a central Florida woman has been found. The German shepherd, named Rex, broke away from his lead Tuesday afternoon while looking for 43-year-old Toni M. Contarino. Police say Contarino had left work in a "depressed state" on Tuesday and was reported missing after leaving her cell ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +7
  • +46

    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes

    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes
    A Michigan weapons company is under fire for branding thousands of rifle scopes used by U.S. soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan with passages from the Bible. U.S. military rules prohibit any service member from proselytizing while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, which are primarily Muslim nations. Trijicon, a sighting manufacturer based in Wixom, Mich., has several multimillion-dollar contracts with ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated +46
  • -62

    Off-Duty Officer Chases Suspect With Family In Car

    DAYTONA, FL - An off-duty Oak Hill police officer with his wife and children in tow narrated a high-speed car chase that included his firing a shot at a pickup driver accused of attempting to ram the family's sedan. The recording of the 9-1-1 call to Volusia County sheriff's dispatchers released Monday included claims of a pursuit that reached speeds of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -62
  • -49

    AZ Deputy Shot with AK-47; Illegal Immigrants Suspected

    AZ Deputy Shot with AK-47; Illegal Immigrants Suspected
    PHOENIX — Law officers backed by helicopters hunted gunmen in Arizona's desert early Saturday after a sheriff's deputy was wounded by suspected illegal immigrants believed to be smuggling marijuana, officials said. The violent episode came amid nationwide debate over the state's tough new immigration law. Pinal County Deputy Louie Puroll was patrolling alone Friday afternoon in a rugged area near Interstate ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -49
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    Busted: Hemet Police Booby Trapper to be Charged

    Busted: Hemet Police Booby Trapper to be Charged
    HEMET, Calif. - A man suspected of carrying out a series of booby trap attacks against police in a small Southern California town was expected to be charged in the case Wednesday, authorities said. Nicholas Smit was arrested Friday for investigation of making a booby trap and assault on a police officer with intent to commit murder. Smit is suspected of ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +26
  • -10

    Car-Theft Suspect Runs Down Utah Police Officer

    Car-Theft Suspect Runs Down Utah Police Officer
    COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, UT - Cottonwood Heights police are searching for a man who they say hit a police officer with a stolen car early Sunday morning. The officer spotted the Honda Prelude, reported stolen from a used car lot, about 3 a.m., said Cottonwood Heights police officer Beau Babka. The officer tried to pull over the driver, but he sped away. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -10
  • -11

    FL Man Charged With Shooting Pregnant Woman Multiple Times

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- A 37-year-old central Florida man has been charged with shooting a pregnant woman several times. [photo:578962] The Polk County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Tamesha Miles and a cousin, gave a ride to a friend in Lakeland on Oct. 30. When they arrived, the friend went inside the home. That's when investigators say a man wearing black clothing approached ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -11
  • -2

    Driver Faces Multiple Charges in Theft of Deputy's Cruiser

    RUSKIN, FL - A man who crashed his car into a culvert this morning tried to steal the cruiser driven by the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office deputy investigating the crash, according to HCSO. Shortly before 6 a.m., Deputy Richard Paul responded to a traffic crash at 809 2nd Ave. N.E. where a 1993 Mercury had driven into a culvert in front ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -2
  • -54

    Officer Killed, Another Wounded After Possible Friendly Fire

    Officer Killed, Another Wounded After Possible Friendly Fire
    BALTIMORE (AP) — A fight at a Baltimore nightclub spilled onto the street early Sunday and led to an eruption of gunfire that killed a police officer and another man and left four people hurt, police said. One of those wounded also was a police officer, who was shot in the leg, said police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Investigators were trying to ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -54
  • +9

    NYPD to Recognize Cadet-Rescue Officers

    NYPD to Recognize Cadet-Rescue Officers
    NEW YORK — The New York Police Department will recognize the officers involved in the rescue of two West Point cadets stranded on a 500-foot-high cliff. Steve Browning said after the rescue early Sunday that it was "the most dangerous thing" he's ever done as a police officer. Browning credited the rest of his crew with heroics in plucking the 20-year-old ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated +9
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