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    3,200 Federal Officers Fired In 'Dirty Cop Crackdown'

    3,200 Federal Officers Fired In 'Dirty Cop Crackdown'
    MEXICO - About 3,200 Mexican federal police officers, nearly a tenth of the force, have been fired this year under new rules designed to weed out crooked cops and modernize law enforcement, officials said Monday. The housecleaning is part of President Felipe Calderon's crackdown on drug cartels, which includes overhauling the 34,500-strong federal police force. An additional 465 federal officers have ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +32
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    Daughter of slain Fort Worth officer picks up the check for officers' dinner

    Submitted by luke3302 | Published about 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Intruder, Homeowner Call Police On Each Other

    Intruder, Homeowner Call Police On Each Other
    PORTLAND, OR - A suspected trespasser has been accused of breaking into a house and then calling the police for help when the owner arrived. Timothy Chapek was rumbled when the owner, accompanied by two German shepherd dogs, heard him taking a shower in the house in Portland, Oregon. So instead of facing the man, Chapek, 24, who feared the householder ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Wanted Man's Social Media Postings Led to His Arrest

    Wanted Man's Social Media Postings Led to His Arrest
    LOCKPORT, N.Y. - Police didn't have to wear out any shoe leather tracking down Christopher Crego (KREE'-goh). The 39-year-old fugitive from western New York all but turned himself in by posting his workplace on the social networking sites Facebook and MySpace. [widget:news__facebook] Police in the city of Lockport passed the information along to U.S. Marshals, who arrested Crego Wednesday at the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +32
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    Officer's Quick Actions Saved Drowning Teen

    Officer's Quick Actions Saved Drowning Teen
    KENT, Ohio— A Kent Police Department Patrolman made a snap decision and saved a teen from drowning in the Cuyahoga River. Saturday evening, Officer Jim Ennemoser heard an emergency call for the fire department over the scanner, and decided to head to the river himself. He got there first. "I was coming down the path right here, I could hear people ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Good Shot: PD Forced to Take Down Aggressive Suspect

    Good Shot: PD Forced to Take Down Aggressive Suspect
    TRENTON, NJ – A Trenton man was shot and killed by three police officers early this morning after they responded to a report of an assault in progress on Frazier Street, officials said. Corey Brown, 31, aggressively approached the three officers and refused to show his hands before they opened fire, acting Police Director Joseph Juniak said in a statement. Brown, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Burglers Snort Cremated Ashes Thinking It Was Cocaine

    Burglers Snort Cremated Ashes Thinking It Was Cocaine
    MARION COUNTY, FL - A gang of teenage thieves looking to get high got a buzzkill instead when they realized a stash of "cocaine" they'd heisted and snorted was not the drug, but a dead man's ashes. The thieves, who burgled a woman's Florida house in December, stole - among other items - an urn containing the resident's father's remains, as ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Police Arrest 30 Sex Offenders in Residence Check

    Police Arrest 30 Sex Offenders in Residence Check
    HAMILTON, OH — Cathy Jones, acting U.S. Marshal for the Southern District of Ohio, was visiting Middletown in February when she picked up a copy of the local newspaper. On the front page of the Journal was a headline declaring the sheriff’s office was attempting to keep track of the county’s 475 registered sex offenders with two deputies, one part-time. “I ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +32
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    What You Can Do to Help Keep a Cop Killer Behind Bars

    What You Can Do to Help Keep a Cop Killer Behind Bars
    Michael Alston may have been known on the streets as Sugar Bear, but he’s a heartless, cold-blooded cop killer who should remain behind bars when the New York State Parole Board meets this week. And YOU can make that happen. Alston, now 54, worked as an enforcer for drug dealers. A two-time convicted killer, he was out of jail less than ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Wear Your Vest: Officer's Life Saved During Shootout

    Wear Your Vest: Officer's Life Saved During Shootout
    NORTHGLENN, CO -- Northglenn police found the homeowner with a gunshot wound after using a robot to enter the house early Tuesday morning. Northglenn police officer Dennis Alps was trying to serve a warrant when he was shot Monday evening. “One of our officers was shot in the upper arm. Also another round, I was told, hit almost in the center ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Marine Police Pull Wheelchair-Bound Woman from Lake

    Marine Police Pull Wheelchair-Bound Woman from Lake
    CHICAGO - Two Chicago Police Marine Unit officers had just finished a drill on treating near-drowning victims when they were summoned to a downtown harbor to save the life of a woman who had stopped breathing after falling into the water. The woman, 60, fell in the water about 9:40 p.m. Friday after a man, 59, who had been pushing her ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Sheriff Joe's Inmates Full Of Christmas Cheer

    Sheriff Joe's Inmates Full Of Christmas Cheer
    PHOENIX (AP) - Christmas carols will be filling the halls of the Maricopa County Jail Tuesday, when Sheriff Joe Arpaio holds a contest for inmates. The winner of the caroling contest will receive a full Christmas dinner for him or herself, and their cellmates. As part of this competition, each inmate must sing a well known Christmas carol. Sheriff's officials say ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Standoff Ends; Suspect Killed In MD Hostage Situation

    Standoff Ends; Suspect Killed In MD Hostage Situation
    TAKOMA PARK, Md. - A hostage situation during a bank robbery has ended with the suspect dead, and three others hurt, authorities say. The incident happened at the Capital One bank in the 1100 block of University Boulevard in Takoma Park Friday morning. Police first started receiving 911 calls about a suspicious package around 9:30 a.m., which were followed by reports ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Police Shoot, Kill Ax-Carrying Felon

    Police Shoot, Kill Ax-Carrying Felon
    INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Police in southern California have fatally shot a man they say threatened an officer with an ax during a confrontation with police at a grocery store. Witnesses told police the man had been stabbing himself with a knife Saturday night at City Farm Market in Inglewood. A store employee says the man confronted him and told him he ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +31
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    Bail Denied For 20-Year Chicago Veteran's Killer

    Bail Denied For 20-Year Chicago Veteran's Killer
    CHICAGO - Bail was denied today for a man accused of gunning down Chicago police officer Michael Bailey as the 20-year veteran was polishing his brand new Buick, a retirement present to himself. [gate] Antwon Carter, 24, appeared in bond court dressed in a red jail jumpsuit and white sneakers, his hands behind his back. He is charged with murder and ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +30
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    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC

    Officers Stop Madman From Detonating Bomb in NYC
    NEW YORK CITY - A quick-thinking street vendor and three heroic cops stopped a madman from detonating a car bomb in the heart of Times Square Saturday night, law enforcement officials told the Daily News. The T-shirt vendor - a Vietnam vet - told Officer Wayne Rhatigan there was smoke coming from a Nissan SUV on the southwest corner of 45th ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    BART Police Release Intense Shooting Video

    BART Police Release Intense Shooting Video
    SAN FRANCISCO - A dramatic video released Thursday shows a BART police officer drawing his gun and firing the shots that killed a knife-wielding homeless man July 3 at San Francisco's Civic Center station. The limited-angle video from a fixed BART security camera did not show the homeless man, Charles Hill, but it shows what officials say is his knife flying ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +30
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    Boy Scout, 11, Turns In Purse With Nearly $2,000

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -An 11-year-old North Carolina boy has found and returned a stolen purse with nearly $2,000 inside. The News & Record of Greensboro reported Wednesday that Edward Myers and his siblings were helping neighbors plant trees in a Greensboro park when he spotted a purse on the creek bank. The Boy Scout and his mother called the police, and the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    Eighth Grader Honored for Helping Police K9

    BOSTON - A 13-year-old Massachusetts girl who struggled for months to raise $750 to buy a bulletproof vest for a police dog is being honored for her generosity. MBTA Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan says Anna Barowsky made dog-shaped biscuits, doggie earrings out of clay, homemade whole wheat dog biscuits and sold lemonade at lemonade stands to raise money for a ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    City's First Police K-9 Unit to Have Its Day

    City's First Police K-9 Unit to Have Its Day
    Latrobe, Pa. -- Anita Bigo always said if she ever owns another dog, she would name it Rocky. The Latrobe chiropractor, however, could never predict how much the next dog she purchased would cost or who she would be buying it for. Two days after Latrobe City Council approved a letter of agreement with the city's Police Department to establish a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +30
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