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    State Trooper Bitten By K9 During Police Stakeout

    State Trooper Bitten By K9 During Police Stakeout
    READING, PA - A Pa. state trooper was severely bitten by a police dog during a stakeout of a bank robbery suspect. A tip caller told State Police at Reading that Algis Diaz, 24, who is suspected in several Berks County bank robberies, was inside the Berkshire Mall Saturday afternoon. The caller also identified the suspect's car, which was reported stolen ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    NYPD Kicks into High Alert After bin Laden Death

    NYPD Kicks into High Alert After bin Laden Death
    Law enforcement in New York and around the country is on heightened alert today to prevent a retaliatory attack by al Qaeda or its sympathizers. In the city, cops will pay special attention to subways, Wall Street, Times Square, the Empire State Building and other tourist attractions, as well as federal courthouses, Intelligence units will monitor terrorist chatter for hints of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +10
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    NYPD First To Get Electric Chevy Volt Cruisers

    NYPD First To Get Electric Chevy Volt Cruisers
    NEW YORK - New York City has bought 50 Chevrolet Volts that will go to the NYPD, as well as to the fire and sanitation departments. The 50 Volts were among 70 EVs in NYC's latest round of buying under green Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a big fan of electrics. Also bought were 10 electric Ford Transit Connect vans and 10 electric ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Officer Shot Multiple Times in Drive-By Attack

    Officer Shot Multiple Times in Drive-By Attack
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage police officer was ambushed without provocation by unknown gunmen early Saturday as he sat in his patrol car working on an apparently unrelated assault case, police said, and city officials vowed to catch those responsible. "We are shocked, we are outraged, we are angered," Anchorage Mayor Dan Sullivan said at an afternoon press briefing. "This ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -16
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    ‘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 almost 8 years ago | Rated -29
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    Man Who Killed Officer in Car Jacking Sentenced to Live Without Patrol

    Man Who Killed Officer in Car Jacking Sentenced to Live Without Patrol
    LOS ANGELES - A former aerospace engineer who killed a Los Angeles International Airport police officer during an April 2005 carjacking was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole. William Sadowski, 51, was convicted in November of carjacking and first-degree murder in the death of Officer Thomas Scott. Sadowski carjacked Scott’s patrol vehicle, dragging the 35-year-old officer ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +10
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    Man Dies After Tussling With County Police, Taser Used

    Man Dies After Tussling With County Police, Taser Used
    A 36-year-old District man died Sunday night after struggling with Arlington County police officers who used a Taser in an attempt to subdue him, authorities said. Arlington police said William R. Bumbrey III, who was suspected of stealing from a pharmacy, was on the platform at the Pentagon City Metro station when an officer approached him. Police said the officer used ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Seattle Officer Assaulted Outside Precinct

    Seattle Officer Assaulted Outside Precinct
    SEATTLE - A female Seattle police officer was assaulted by two men in an incident near the force's East Precinct the city's Capitol Hill neighborhood on Friday. Det. Jeff Kappel said the off-duty, plain-clothed officer was getting ready to pull out of the precinct's parking lot at approximately 7:41 p.m. when two men blocked the exit gate with their car. The ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -37
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    Are Police Close to Catching the 'Barefoot Bandit'?

    Are Police Close to Catching the 'Barefoot Bandit'?
    SEATTLE - Has infamous teen bandit Colton Harris-Moore fled the gloomy Pacific Northwest for the sunny summer warmth of the Midwest? Police there are investigating that possibility after a string of burglaries and thefts in South Dakota that bear the distinct signature of the notorious "Barefoot Bandit." While authorities don't know for sure if their suspect is Harris-Moore, police in Yankton, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +5
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    California Police Revive Toddler Found In Hotel Fountain

    California Police Revive Toddler Found In Hotel Fountain
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police rescued a toddler Wednesday who fell into a lobby fountain at the Hyatt Regency hotel while his mother frantically searched for him, authorities said. The mother called 911 at 1:22 p.m. to say her son was missing, and within minutes responding police officers found the 1 1/2-year-old boy in the fountain, police Officer Albie Esparza ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +26
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    Fabled SEAL Team 6 Ends Hunt for bin Laden

    Fabled SEAL Team 6 Ends Hunt for bin Laden
    WASHINGTON--Navy SEALs are being told to keep the details to themselves after the military special operations group killed Osama bin Laden in an overnight raid in Pakistan early Monday. The Navy officer in charge of the elite unit told his troops Monday that they should be proud but keep quiet about it. In an email message obtained by The Associated Press, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +59
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    Is Mixing Police Work and Alcohol Dangerous?

    Is Mixing Police Work and Alcohol Dangerous?
    When Jim Strillacci first wore the badge of a West Hartford police officer as a rookie in the '70s, he was quickly pulled into a ritual of capping off most every shift with a trip to the closest source of booze. "When I came on the job 35 years ago, an American Legion post was right behind the police station," Strillacci ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    Jilted Woman Stabbed, Shot, Beat Millionaire to Death

    Jilted Woman Stabbed, Shot, Beat Millionaire to Death
    FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - Apparently enraged by a potential breakup with a Fort Lauderdale multimillionaire, Catherine Marie Pileggi took deadly revenge, investigators say. Pileggi, a onetime pilot, also blamed him for the death of her sister years earlier, police said. Pileggi is accused of shooting Ronald C. Vinci in the head, stabbing him in the chest, slitting his throat, wrapping him ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -16
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    Police Save Fleeing Perp Drowning in River

    TAMPA, Fla. - A Zephyrhills man reportedly trying to get away from Tampa police had to be rescued by an officer after jumping into the Hillsborough River. [widget:news__florida] Police say 34-year-old Craig Kendrick was driving a suspected stolen vehicle with his two teenage sons early Monday morning, when an officer tried to pull him over. The car crashed after a ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +6
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    Missouri Trooper Fatally Struck on Christmas Day

    Missouri Trooper Fatally Struck on Christmas Day
    EUREKA, Missouri. — A Christmas blast of winter weather led to dozens of stranded motorists and injuries on Friday, including the death of a state trooper who was responding to an accident. Missouri Highway Patrolman Dennis Engelhard, 49, was on the scene of a minor accident on Interstate-44 near Eureaka when he was struck by an SUV that had lost control ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -68
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    Washington Deputy Wounded In Ambush Dies

    Washington Deputy Wounded In Ambush Dies
    SEATTLE — One of the Pierce County sheriff's officers shot in an ambush by a drunken man has died after being taken off life support, a sheriff's spokesman said Monday evening. Deputy Kent Mundell suffered life-threatening injuries and had been hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle since the shooting a week ago. He died at 5:04 p.m. with his family ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -64
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    Former NYPD Commissioner Backed into Pregnant Woman; Drove Off

    Former NYPD Commissioner Backed into Pregnant Woman; Drove Off
    NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police commissioner has been accused of backing his SUV into a pregnant woman, then driving away. Police say Howard Safir bumped the woman with his Cadillac Friday afternoon in Manhattan. She was treated for a bruised shoulder, but wasn't seriously hurt. [widget:news__new_york_city] Police detectives decided not to press charges. They say Safir ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -13
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    Off-Duty Cop Witnesses Shoplifter's Death

    CHICAGO - An off-duty Cook County sheriff's officer had her gun in her hand as a CVS employee strangled a shoplifter just yards away, the sheriff's spokesman said Tuesday. The latest revelations about the correctional officer's involvement could cast further doubt on the Chicago Police account of how toothpaste thief Anthony Kyser, 35, died in a Little Village alley Saturday morning. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +13
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    Teen In Police Defense Video Charged With Assault

    Teen In Police Defense Video Charged With Assault
    SEATTLE - A 17-year-old girl who had a confrontation Monday with a Seattle police officer was charged Friday with third-degree assault. The girl, whom Seattlepi.com is not naming because she was charged as a juvenile, pushed the officer Ian Walsh, who retaliated by punching her in the videotaped incident, which drew some nationwide criticism. The Seattle Police Officers' Guild president backed ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +54
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