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    Final Moments of VA Police Recruit's Life Unfold

    Final Moments of VA Police Recruit's Life Unfold
    NORFOLK - The week of Dec. 6 was set aside to teach recruits self-defense at the Norfolk police training academy. If they wanted to become officers, they would need to know how to handcuff a suspect, block punches and kicks, and protect themselves - and their gun - in a fight to the death. In Norfolk, that means learning to take ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -63
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    'Half-Fro' Suspect Held In Barbershop Stabbing

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 21-year-old man sitting down for a haircut allegedly grabbed scissors and slashed another in the back Tuesday, police told the Stamford Advocate. That led to his arrest and a bizarre booking photo taken before his haircut could be finished. [photo:595115] David Davis, of Cedar Hill Avenue, New Haven, was arrested shortly after the incident when Stamford patrol ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Cop Charged in Targeting Hispanic Man in Extortion Scheme

    ELIZABETH, NJ — Officer Rocco Malgieri would patrol the streets of Elizabeth, searching for his next victim — usually a Hispanic-looking man, authorities said. When he spotted his target, the 19-year veteran lawman would make the traffic stop, usually without probable cause, according to investigators. And when he approached the vehicle, his alleged extortion scheme would begin. By the time it ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -14
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    Deadly Year for Police: Officer Deaths up 27 Percent

    Deadly Year for Police: Officer Deaths up 27 Percent
    A Washington-D.C. think-tank for big-city police departments will hold its 2011 annual meeting this week in Seattle, with a session called "Shooting of Police Officers." With Friday's shooting death of Eugene motorcycle Officer Chris Kilcullen still raw -- the first Eugene cop killed in the line of duty since 1934 -- Eugene Chief Peter Kerns on Monday politely told the organizers ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -6
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    Wanted: CID Criminal Investigators

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is seeking qualified applicants to become criminal investigators. To qualify, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years old, an E-4 or E-5 (nonpromotable), with at least two years -- but not more than 10 years -- of time in service. Applicants ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Sheriff's Office Auctioning Off 'Cheap' Maserati

    HOUMA, La. — In the two years since the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office confiscated a 2005 Maserati Quattroporte from a drug dealer, it's been driven 3,000 miles and dropped nearly $50,000 in estimated value. Now it's up at auction, with sealed bids due Thursday morning. When it was seized, Sheriff Vernon Bourgeois estimated its value at $80,000. Last year, he said ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    1-Year-Old Taken In Carjacking Returns Home Safely

    CHICAGO - A 1-year-old boy seated in the back seat of his mother’s car was taken Thursday morning after a carjacker stole the vehicle, but has since been found safe, police said. The suspect remains at large. The boy’s mother was carjacked at gunpoint around 4:30 a.m. in the 7100 block of South Calumet Avenue, said police News Affairs Officer Laura ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +7
  • +28

    FL Chief: I Was Offered $400K to Leave City

    FL Chief: I Was Offered $400K to Leave City
    MIAMI - Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito, who has been in a heated, year-long dispute with two elected leaders seeking his resignation, said Wednesday that city officials offered him $400,000 in January to “leave his position as chief quietly,” a year before his expected retirement. Exposito would not say who made the offer, referring only to “representatives of the city of ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated +28
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    Tenn. Captain Shot During Robbery Dies

    Tenn. Captain Shot During Robbery Dies
    Captain Dennis Cagle succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier when he responded to the scene of a robbery in progress at a local grocery store. Captain Cagle was the first officer on the scene and was shot once in the abdomen upon entering the store. Despite being wounded, Captain Cagle returned fire, along with a responding Chester County ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -30
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    Calif. Court Overturns Ban On Felons Owning Body Armor

    Calif. Court Overturns Ban On Felons Owning Body Armor
    A police advocacy group has criticized an appeals court judgment last week overturning a law that prevented violent felons from owning body armor, saying the ruling will put officers and the public in danger. The decade-old ban was enacted after the 1997 North Hollywood shootout, a confrontation between police and two heavily armored bank robbers that injured officers and civilians. The ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -53
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    100 MPH Mass. Police Pursuit Ends in Crash

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. -- A police pursuit from Yarmouth to Hyannis that ended with a crash early yesterday morning reached speeds of up to 100 miles per hour, according to a report filed by a patrolman involved in the chase. Yarmouth police Officer Christopher Marino first spotted the 2001 Honda Accord on Buck Island Road at approximately 1:15 a.m., drifting in ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -10
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