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    Officer Recalls Horrific Details During Testimony in Teen Gang Rape Case

    Officer Recalls Horrific Details During Testimony in Teen Gang Rape Case
    MARTINEZ -- The first man arrested in last year's Richmond gang rape was the essence of belligerence, telling police that the 16-year-old victim wanted to have sex and threatening to kill the officers involved in his capture, a police officer testified Tuesday. Manuel Ortega, 20, cut loose with a string of drunken expletives and fought with officers when police arrested him ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -35
  • -63

    Deputy Killed After Falling from Bridge

    Deputy Killed After Falling from Bridge
    SEVIER COUNTY, UT - A Sevier County sheriff's deputy was killed when an out-of-control SUV slid into an accident scene he was investigating on central Utah's Interstate 70 late Thursday. Sgt. Franco Aguilar had arrived at the scene of an earlier accident on the Fish Creek Bridge where a Toyota Camry slid on the snowy highway and crashed into a concrete ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -63
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    Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase

    Ariz. Officer Killed by Patrol Car in Chase
    PHOENIX - An Arizona law officer has died after being struck by another officer's patrol car while laying down spike strips during a high-speed chase. The Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Chris Marano died Thursday night. Lt. Steve Harrison says the chase reached speeds of 100 mph, starting after a vehicle was spotted with a stolen license plate. As ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -101
  • +24

    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run

    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run
    WEST VALLEY CITY, UT - Two car chases, a totaled police cruiser and an extended foot pursuit of a naked woman through sagebrush finally ended with a Taser being used to subdue her. No, it was not a typical call for the West Valley Police Department. “A man was outside his vehicle on [State Road] 111 putting up home business signs ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +24
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    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job

    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job
    In light of a recent newspaper article about police salaries in New Jersey being among the highest in the nation: First off, let’s remind ourselves that New Jersey’s cost of living is one of, if not the highest, in the country, and that most jobs in New Jersey, including private sector jobs, pay more than other states. The article in question ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +54
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    Handcuffed Man Pulls Gun on Officer

    Handcuffed Man Pulls Gun on Officer
    Chandler Q. Saxton, the Columbus man accused of pulling a gun on a police officer as he was being handcuffed early Sunday, will have his first appearance hearing in court this morning. Saxton, 31, was seen walking along 13th Street at Third Avenue around 2 a.m., reports state. He was wearing a black jacket, black pants and had a hood over ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -32
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    22-Year Veteran Officer Killed During Traffic Stop

    22-Year Veteran Officer Killed During Traffic Stop
    ENFIELD, CT (AP)- A 22-year veteran of the Connecticut State Police has been killed in a serious crash on I-91 in Enfield. It happened just after 4 p.m. in the northbound lanes of the highway by exit 48. Trooper Kenneth Hall had just pulled a commercial vehicle over and was sitting in his cruiser when he was struck by a pickup ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -60
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    MD Trooper Ambushed, Slain While Talking on Phone

    MD Trooper Ambushed, Slain While Talking on Phone
    FORESTVILLE, Md. — Police were searching for a man who shot and killed an off-duty Maryland state trooper working security at a Prince George's County restaurant early Friday. Trooper Wesley Brown, 24, escorted a disorderly customer from an Applebee's on Thursday evening and when he left the restaurant around 12:40 a.m. Friday, State Police Superintendent Col. Terrence Sheridan said that customer ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -79
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    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe

    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe
    PUERTO RICO - The biggest police corruption probe in the 102-year history of the FBI snared more than 130 people Wednesday in Puerto Rico. The bulk of them were law enforcement officers accused of providing security to drug traffickers. The arrests were the latest blow to a scandal-plagued island police department struggling with soaring crime and dirty cops who allegedly accepted ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
  • -42

    Police Warned About New Drinking Game That Could Leave Teens Blind

    Police Warned About New Drinking Game That Could Leave Teens Blind
    WASHINGTON, DC - Drug prevention advocates are warning Maryland police and schools to caution students against pouring vodka in their eyes as graduation and Beach Week approach. "Younger teens who are the high school drinkers are the ones who are going to end up trying to do this," said Mike Gimbel, Baltimore County's drug "czar" for 30 years and now president ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -42
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    CHP Officer In Critical Condition After Crash Injures 4

    CHP Officer In Critical Condition After Crash Injures 4
    LOS ANGELES—A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and three others were taken to the hospital Wednesday after a three-vehicle crash shut down the northbound 405 Freeway for several hours, backing up traffic for miles. Phillip Ortiz, a 27-year veteran based at the CHP's West Los Angeles station, was making a traffic stop on the right shoulder of the highway near the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -53
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    Kalamazoo Officer Fatally Shot By Suspect In Line of Duty

    Kalamazoo Officer Fatally Shot By Suspect In Line of Duty
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A man fleeing a gunfight with one police officer confronted another and fatally shot him in a southwestern Michigan city alley, police said Tuesday. The gunman then turned the gun on himself. Officer Eric Zapata, a 10-year veteran of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, was shot in the head and chest late Monday night, Chief Jeff Hadley ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -36
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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 over 2 years ago | Rated +30
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    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ

    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ
    GROTON, CT - The doors to the City of Groton Police Department were draped in black bunting after a veteran officer was found dead in his office Monday. "The officer found dead in the police department at about 8:30 this morning was Lt. Thomas Forbes," police Chief Bruno Giulini said late Monday afternoon in a somber and succinct press conference, accompanied ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -50
  • -32

    Former FL Deputy Shot by SWAT Team During Standoff

    Former FL Deputy Shot by SWAT Team During Standoff
    BROWARD COUNTY - A former Broward Sheriff's Office detention deputy is in critical condition after being shot by SWAT team members during a 3 1/2-hour standoff in Oakland Park on Thursday night. Kelly Garrick, 41, was in critical condition at North Broward Medical Center on Friday evening after being taken back to the operating room earlier in the day, her sister, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -32
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    Update: PA Conservation Officer Slain During Traffic Stop

    Update: PA Conservation Officer Slain During Traffic Stop
    Official Press Release from the Pennsylvania Game Commission: HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) David L. Grove was shot and killed in the line of duty while on patrol around 10:30 p.m., on Nov. 11, along Shrivers Road in Freedom Township, Adams County. Grove, age 31, of Fairfield, Adams County, was investigating reports ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -32
  • -39

    SC Deputy in Bikini OK, But Not Sudsy Patrol Car

    SC Deputy in Bikini OK, But Not Sudsy Patrol Car
    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — A South Carolina sheriff's deputy in a bikini at a car wash is OK, but you'd better not show pictures of that sudsy patrol car. Pictures posted on Facebook of a charity car wash cost a Moncks Corner police officer his job earlier this week. But multiple media outlets reported there will be no disciplinary action against ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -39
  • -63

    Toronto Officer Killed After Stolen Snow Plow Pursuit

    Toronto Officer Killed After Stolen Snow Plow Pursuit
    TORONTO - A Toronto Police officer, struck by a stolen snow plow Wednesday morning, has died of his injuries, a source has told the Toronto Sun. Sgt. Ryan Russell, 35, was pronounced dead at St. Michael's Hospital hours after being hit by the plow. Russell, an 11-year veteran of the force, leaves behind a wife and young son, Chief Bill Blair ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -63
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    Details Emerge In Explosion That Took SWAT Officer's Life

    Details Emerge In Explosion That Took SWAT Officer's Life
    CHARLOTTE, NC - A SWAT officer has died after he was checking a stun grenade in his home when it went off. Officer Fred Thornton was rushed to hospital for emergency surgery but doctors were unable to save him. The 50-year-old veteran, who was the longest serving SWAT officer on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg force in North Carolina and had previously helped in ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -41
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    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK

    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An Alachua County Sheriff's Office corrections officer who acknowledged being a member of the Ku Klux Klan has been fired for belonging to a subversive or terrorist organization, a violation of the agency's code of ethics. Wayne Kerschner was fired Tuesday following a 10-month internal investigation. The investigation revealed that Kerschner applied online for membership to the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -58
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