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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 almost 7 years ago | Rated -35
  • -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 6 years ago | Rated -32
  • -57

    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 over 6 years ago | Rated -57
  • -31

    State Trooper Dies from Injuries Suffered in NJ Crash

    State Trooper Dies from Injuries Suffered in NJ Crash
    HOWELL TOWNSHIP — A New Jersey state trooper described as "the embodiment of the finest ideals" of the force, died today after being struck by a car in Monmouth County as he searched for the occupants of an abandoned car. Marc K. Castellano, 29, who has been with the force since 2004, was struck at 10 a.m. in a westbound lane ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -31
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    Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Knife, Meat Cleaver

    Police Shoot, Kill Man Armed With Knife, Meat Cleaver
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a man armed with a knife and a cleaver was shot after a Taser jolt failed to stop him from charging officers. Police said the 53-year-old North Philadelphia man, whose name has not been released, was visiting a family friend Friday when he became enraged and the resident fled to call police. Lt. Frank ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Accidental Discharge Kills Officer During Training

    Accidental Discharge Kills Officer During Training
    ST. JOSEPH, MO - A St. Joseph policeman was fatally shot Wednesday afternoon while on a break from a training session, the Police Department said. Officer Dan De Kraai, 35, was hit in the back after another officer’s handgun discharged about 2 p.m. at a closed school that was the site of the training session, according to a written statement from ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -43
  • +54

    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 over 6 years ago | Rated +54
  • -60

    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 about 7 years ago | Rated -60
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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 6 years ago | Rated +30
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    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 about 7 years ago | Rated +24
  • -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 almost 7 years ago | Rated -39
  • -32

    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 almost 7 years ago | Rated -32
  • -36

    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 over 6 years ago | Rated -36
  • -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 over 7 years ago | Rated -63
  • -32

    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 over 7 years ago | Rated -32
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated -50
  • -79

    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 over 7 years ago | Rated -79
  • -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 over 7 years ago | Rated -42
  • -58

    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 7 years ago | Rated -58
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    Elizabeth Smart Recounts Horrific Details Of Kidnapping

    Elizabeth Smart Recounts Horrific Details Of Kidnapping
    Note to Readers: Readers should be aware that Elizabeth Smart’s testimony contains graphic depictions of sexual abuse. Elizabeth Smart on Monday gave an unflinching account of herself as a 14-year-old girl who, after being kidnapped and raped, quickly arrived at a decision that ensured her survival. Now 23, Elizabeth testified that within hours of being abducted from her bed on June ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -11
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