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    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral

    8-year-old Honorary Officer To Be Given Police Funeral
    July 02--RALEIGH -- For his funeral Saturday, 8-year-old William Bunn will wear a freshly pressed police uniform, complete with tie, hat and shoes shined like mirrors. It was, after all, the suit he proudly wore last month, the day Raleigh police made him an honorary officer and granted the wish he'd had since age 5. William died of cancer early Thursday ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +252
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    Suspect in Girl's Kidnapping Shoots Self When Police Arrive

    Suspect in Girl's Kidnapping Shoots Self When Police Arrive
    HAWK POINT, MO — A man police wanted to talk to regarding the kidnapping of four year old Alisa Maier shot himself when officers came to his door.. Paul S. Smith shot himself about 4:30 Wednesday afternoon on Highway D in Hawk Point, Missouri, west of O'Fallon. Police would not say if Smith, was the primary suspect in the case. In ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated +2
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    APD to Get New Dash Cams

    AUSTIN, Texas — Austin police cars will be outfitted with improved dashboard cameras in a plan to abandon use of outdated videotape. The Austin City Council on Thursday approved spending $15.5 million for the new cameras and digital equipment. The cameras can be set to automatically activate when officers open the doors of the patrol car. Officers currently must manually start ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Capital Murder Suspect Slams Into Officer's Car

    Capital Murder Suspect Slams Into Officer's Car
    FORT WORTH -- A Fort Worth police officer tried to move his patrol car from the path of an SUV just seconds before it rammed him almost head-on early Saturday, injuring both drivers, according to video from a police helicopter released Monday. The video shows the SUV driver, Stanley Wayne Robertson, 42, of College Station, leading several officers on a low-speed ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -14
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    Judge Denies Bail to Suspect in Police Killing

    Judge Denies Bail to Suspect in Police Killing
    BALTIMORE - As the city prepares for another police funeral, a District Court judge ordered the 25-year-old man charged with killing an off-duty Baltimore police detective held without bail. Sian James is charged with hurling a fist-sized chunk of concrete at Det. Brian Stevenson during an argument over a parking space in Canton. James, the suspect, is at far left in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +16
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    DNA Tests Lead to Arrest of Rapist Who Preyed on Teen Girls

    SOUTH MORGAN, IL - A "wolf in sheep's clothing" is charged with attacking two teenagers -- one 14 years ago, the other last spring -- and is linked to two more assaults by DNA, police said today. Marshall Smith, 44, of the 8400 block of South Morgan, is charged with criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual assault. [photo:579489] DNA ties ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +10
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    Detroit Homicides Hit Lowest Level Since 1967

    Detroit Homicides Hit Lowest Level Since 1967
    DETROIT - The number of homicides in Detroit in 2010 fell to its lowest level since 1967 -- the year of the infamous riot -- according to crime statistics from law enforcement and the Detroit Almanac. There were an unofficial 308 homicides in the city last year, Detroit police announced Monday, a decline of more than 15% from the 364 in ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Horrific Scene with Tragic Outcome Discovered on FL Hwy

    Horrific Scene with Tragic Outcome Discovered on FL Hwy
    WEST PALM BEACH — Stranded in an old red pickup by the side of the road, the 10-year-old boy was dripping in acid, badly burned and writhing with seizures. There was so much of it on Monday morning that it soaked the seats and carpet of the truck, filling the air with poisonous fumes. Beside him slumped his adoptive father, unconscious ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -57
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    Former Navy SEALs React To Bin Laden Operation

    Former Navy SEALs React To Bin Laden Operation
    ATLANTA - Former Navy SEALs in the metro area could puff their chests out a little bit Monday as a rare public spotlight shone on the elite, but secretive, unit. “I’ve had a SEAL team T-shirt in my closet for five years, and I have never worn it. I put it on this morning," said Rusty Redding, a Vietnam-era SEAL who ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +20
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    Officer Charged With Stealing $43K From Elderly Woman

    Officer Charged With Stealing $43K From Elderly Woman
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A District of Columbia police officer was charged Tuesday with scamming an elderly woman she was assigned to help, authorities said. Sgt. Aisha Hackley was arrested on a theft charge at the police department’s Second District headquarters, where she works. The 35-year-old was released on personal recognizance and is due back in court later this month. Hackley forged ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -20
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    Chief of Police Killed in One-Vehicle Highway Crash

    Chief of Police Killed in One-Vehicle Highway Crash
    HAWK POINT, MO - Chief Paul Fricke was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 47, near Highway U, at approximately 10:30 am. It is believed that Chief Fricke's patrol car went off the right side of the roadway, and that he over-corrected, causing his patrol car to cross the highway and strike a utility pole on the left side of ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -25
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    Deputy Cleared In Fatal Shooting Investigation

    MADISON, Wis. — Authorities say a Dane County sheriff's deputy won't face charges for fatally shooting a Madison man who attacked him last week. The sheriff's office said Monday that Deputy Keith Severson responded appropriately in a life-threatening situation. Sheriff Dave Mahoney says Severson fired seven shots, killing 25-year-old Eugene Walker. The shooting happened outside an apartment building in Town of ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +18
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    Sheriff Joe Gifted Palin With Pink Underwear

    Sheriff Joe Gifted Palin With Pink Underwear
    MARICOPA COUNTY - Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio took to Twitter last Friday to tell his followers about a seemingly unusual welcome gift he gave to Sarah Palin upon her arrival to the Arizona State Capitol. "I just got done welcoming Sarah Palin to our County," wrote the hard-lined law enforcement official. "Had a nice chat and gave her a pair ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +11
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    Fugitive Charged With Seven Counts Of Attempted Murder on LE

    Fugitive Charged With Seven Counts Of Attempted Murder on LE
    HACKENSACK, NJ - A jail escapee who kept a SWAT team at bay for nearly four hours at a Hackensack apartment complex is charged with seven counts of attempted murder on a law enforcement officer, city Police Capt. Tomas Padilla told Cliffview Pilot. Officers seized 21-year-old Trevon Johnson, who fired at least nine or 10 shots at them Thursday afternoon with ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated +13
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    Gwinnett Police Lose Radar Certification As Result Of Government Disagreement

    Gwinnett Police Lose Radar Certification As Result Of Government Disagreement
    GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - Police in Gwinnett County won’t be using laser guns to catch speeders on the roads—at least for now. The change came January 1 because of a disagreement among several government agencies. Officers say they’re making adjustments to the way they do their jobs. Radar and lasers are now no longer an option for police in Gwinnett County, ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -20
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    Poll Finds That most NJ Residents Don't Feel Budget Cuts Have Impacted Public Safety

    NEW JERSEY - A new poll finds most New Jerseyans are satisfied with local police services and do not feel budget cuts have impacted public safety. The Monmouth University/Gannett New Jersey Press Media Poll out today also finds a majority of respondents see little benefit to merging police departments. Fifty-two percent oppose the idea of a countywide police force, while 38 ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated -3
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    Police Remain Vigilant as Celebrations Continue

    Police Remain Vigilant as Celebrations Continue
    NEW YORK — Law enforcement agencies around the U.S. added security measures on Monday following Osama bin Laden's death, out of what one called "an abundance of caution." In Los Angeles, police were stepping up intelligence monitoring, while New York was sending extra police to its subways, airports, bridges and the World Trade Center site itself. Judy Banez, a nurse who ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +8
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    Mom Tries to Hire Hit Man Over Facebook

    Mom Tries to Hire Hit Man Over Facebook
    PHILADELPHIA - After a bitter fight with her child's father, police said, a Southwest Philadelphia woman took to her Facebook wall and offered $1,000 to anyone who would murder her ex. London Eley, 20, didn't have to wait long. Timothy Bynum, 18, of Darby, soon volunteered for the job. The hit was never carried out, but police believe the plot was ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -11
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    Chicago Officer Shot, Killed With Own Weapon

    Chicago Officer Shot, Killed With Own Weapon
    CHICAGO - A veteran Chicago police officer assigned to a special unit to tamp down youth violence was shot to death Wednesday afternoon as he left an Englewood police building in a dangerous stretch of that South Side neighborhood. Authorities said an assailant took Officer Thor Soderberg's gun and fatally shot him. Those who knew the 43-year-old officer, normally an instructor ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rated -95
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    Officers Uncover Animal Cruelty in Suburban Home

    Officers Uncover Animal Cruelty in Suburban Home
    DETROIT - From the outside, the brick house in the 12800 block of Sioux in Redford Township looked a lot like the other homes on the tree-lined street. The grass is cut and flowers planted, but police said the home's interior was filthy and overrun with animals. More than 50 animals were rescued from the home Wednesday, said Lt. Eric Gillman ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated -5
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