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    Federal Officer Among 6 Fatalities in Acapulco Shootout

    Federal Officer Among 6 Fatalities in Acapulco Shootout
    ACAPULCO, Mexico — Mexico's drug violence has invaded the heart of one of its most famous beach resorts, with six people shot to death and five wounded during a raging gunbattle on the main boulevard in Acapulco's tourist zone. No tourists were among the casualties, but the shooting killed at least three bystanders and occurred in broad daylight on the wide, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -44
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    Deputy Killed In Early Morning Crash

    Deputy Killed In Early Morning Crash
    Updated: June 22, 2010 at 10:27am TWIGGS COUNTY, GA - A Twiggs County sheriff's deputy was killed early this morning by a falling tree before 2 a.m. on U.S. 80 near Turkey Creek. Richard Daniels, who was believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead of blunt head trauma at 2:15 a.m., said Twiggs County Coroner Harold Reece Jr., who ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -21
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    Slain Off-Duty Officer Was Set to Retire

    Slain Off-Duty Officer Was Set to Retire
    Police Officer Michael Bailey was less than a month away from retirement when he ended an overnight shift guarding the mayor's home early Sunday morning. The 62-year-old had recently developed a routine: He'd park outside his South Side home, lock his bulletproof vest in the trunk and wipe down the shiny black Buick Regal he'd bought just three weeks ago to ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -73
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    Man Abducts Family, Leads LE on 75-Mile Chase, Leaps From Freeway

    Man Abducts Family, Leads LE on 75-Mile Chase, Leaps From Freeway
    SAN JOSE - A San Jose man forced his former girlfriend and their infant into his pickup truck, then led police on a 75-mile chase Saturday night that ended with a crash on Interstate 280 in Woodside, police said. Jorge Moya, 26, jumped from the freeway shoulder onto Woodside Road below, a 30-foot drop, Officer Jose Garcia said. Moya was transported ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Inspector Pleads Not Guilty to Extortion; Free on Bail

    Police Inspector Pleads Not Guilty to Extortion; Free on Bail
    PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Police Inspector Daniel Castro pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges of extortion and bribery and was allowed to remain free on bail pending his trial. Castro, charged in an alleged scheme to strong-arm a former business partner into returning a $90,000 investment, had been placed under 24-hour house arrest since Friday. On Monday, his attorney, William Brennan, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Sheriff Joe's Workplace Raid Nets Seven Arrests

    Sheriff Joe's Workplace Raid Nets Seven Arrests
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Maricopa County sheriff's deputies Thursday made seven arrests on suspicion of identity theft at a rebar manufacturer in Phoenix near Sky Harbor International Airport. Nearly 30 deputies and investigators raided Great Western Erectors just after 4 p.m. Investigators searched for employment documentation and seized records relating to 28 suspected undocumented employees. MCSO personnel were questioning about 13 ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +30
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    Former Officer A Person of Interest in Wife's Murder

    Former Officer A Person of Interest in Wife's Murder
    BRONX, NY - The discovery of a missing Bronx mom's body in the woods of Westchester sent a chill Thursday through another woman who once shared a bed - and a life - with ex-cop Eddy Coello. Glory Perez said that in their three years together, Coello abused her the way cops say he later abused Tina Adovasio, who wound up ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -33
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    Man Accused of Urinating on Highway Patrol Car

    Man Accused of Urinating on Highway Patrol Car
    It probably isn't a good idea to urinate on a law enforcement vehicle -- especially when you are caught on a surveillance camera. Chuck R. Daniels, 26, is accused of relieving himself on the side of an N.C. Highway Patrol cruiser last week. Twenty-year veteran trooper Kevin Woods said he and another trooper were leaving the Wilson County Magistrates Office between ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Officer in 'Crisis' Rescued in Search

    MAHWAH, N.J. - Police spent five hours Thursday night searching Campgaw Mountain for a Weehawken police officer who was thought to be suicidal, police said. Patrick Cannon, 42, of Rochelle Park was located at midnight and taken by medevac helicopter to Hackensack University Medical Center, where he was in stable condition Friday, according to Weehawken Deputy Chief Jeffrey Fulcher. "Last night ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +17
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    Long Island Man Dies After Police Tasering

    A Long Island man died in police custody yesterday morning after being Tasered twice during a scuffle with cops, authorities said. Daniel McDonnell, 40, of Lindenhurst, was arrested Thursday night for violating an order of protection stemming from an ongoing dispute with a neighbor, according to police. Suffolk officials said McDonnell was preparing for an arraignment at 7:20 a.m. when he ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    CA Police Get New Radios After Risky Communication Blackout

    OAKLAND -- Several times in recent months, police have been unable to radio their dispatchers from numerous "dead spots" across the city, including major intersections like MacArthur Boulevard and Seminary Avenue, or the trauma ward at Highland Hospital, where shooting victims are often sent. That changed over the weekend with the official switch Sunday to a new radio system for police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Police: Man With Gun, Package Found Near Pentagon

    ARLINGTON, VA - A highway ramp near the Pentagon was shut down for hours Monday night while authorities investigated what they said appeared to be a suspicious package. They said it was determined shortly before midnight, about three hours into the incident, that no explosive or suspicious device was involved. Virginia state police said the item was in a vehicle that ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Fast-Acting Deputy Saves Choking Infant's Life

    Fast-Acting Deputy Saves Choking Infant's Life
    POLK COUNTY, FL - A quick-thinking Polk County deputy was able to save the life of a young child by performing the Heimlich maneuver on Tuesday. "This is just one example of how the jobs our deputies, and all first responders, do are priceless," said Polk Sheriff Grady Judd. About 8:30 p.m., Deputy Benjamin Kirkpatrick, 35, responded to a 911 call ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +28
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    Former CA Captain Returns to Department as New Chief

    Former CA Captain Returns to Department as New Chief
    TRACY -- A former Tracy police captain is returning to the city, this time as the head of his old department. Gary Hampton, was appointed Tracy's police chief Wednesday by City Manager Leon Churchill. Hampton replaces Janet Thiessen, who announced her resignation last month. Hampton, 49, is leaving the Turlock Police Department, where he was chief for five years. He also ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +11
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    Officer Shot During Confrontation With Suspect

    Officer Shot During Confrontation With Suspect
    CLINTON, S.C. -- A Laurens County deputy was shot and killed and a suspect was wounded and taken into custody in Clinton. Deputy Roger Rice was shot shortly after 11:30 p.m. Wednesday during a confrontation as officers conducted a homicide investigation, Laurens County Sheriff Ricky Chastain said. Deputies had been called to the home to assist in an investigation of a ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -34
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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 7 years ago | Rated +26
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    LAPD Makes Over 100 Arrests In Tailgaiting Crackdown

    LAPD Makes Over 100 Arrests In Tailgaiting Crackdown
    LOS ANGELES - Opening Day is a sacred moment for those who bleed Dodger Blue, full of ritual and expectations. But outside the stadium, some have a ritual of their own: heavy drinking, sometimes from dawn to dusk and into the night. This year, the Los Angeles Police Department decided enough was enough. More than 150 officers spread out around the ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +17
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    KS Officers Trade Badges for Aprons in Special Olympics Fundraiser

    OLATHE, KS - Olathe police officers will trade their handcuffs and badges for serving aprons during the annual Tip-A-Cop fundraiser Saturday at Red Robin in Olathe. The event benefits Special Olympics Kansas. Officers will assist Red Robin employees 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the restaurant, 20155 W. 153rd St., by clearing and cleaning tables and refilling drinks. Officers will solicit ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +10
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    An Unusual Traffic Stop: Police Recover Stolen Camels, Tiger

    An Unusual Traffic Stop: Police Recover Stolen Camels, Tiger
    MONTREAL - The three missing zoo animals have been found, safe and sound and are already back in their home zoo in Ontario. Two camels, named Todd and Shawn, and a three-year-old tiger named Jonas, were found in their trailer Monday night between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. on Route Doyon in St. Edmond de Grantham, about 95 kilometres northeast of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    Man Killed by BART, Oakland Officers Identified

    Man Killed by BART, Oakland Officers Identified
    OAKLAND, CA - A man who was shot and killed on Saturday morning by Oakland and BART police officers after charging against them with knives in each hand was identified as 48-year-old Oakland resident Fred Collins. Collins was shot multiple times after leading five officers on a chase that started at 8:15 a.m. a few blocks west of the BART Fruitvale ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +21
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