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    Photos: Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV

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    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +6
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    Thai Police Become YouTube Sensations

    Thai Police Become YouTube Sensations
    THAILAND - A group of dancing policemen has become the latest pop sensation in Thailand with a YouTube video that shows them shimmying and swinging their hips as they impersonate a popular South Korean boy band. The video was posted August 5 and had more than 280,000 views today when major newspaper front pages declared it "a major hit" and one ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +12
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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 almost 8 years ago | Rated +24
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    Sheriff Uses Cyber Laws to Target Gang Activity

    Sheriff Uses Cyber Laws to Target Gang Activity
    WINTER HAVEN, FL - The Polk County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday the arrest of seven suspects connected to the production of music videos and Web pages that the Sheriff's Office says promoted gang activity and, in one instance, depicted dog fighting. Charges include unlawful use of electronic communications, recruiting gang membership and fighting or baiting animals. All charges are third-degree felonies ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +14
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    State Police Panel Expected to Suspend Veteran Trooper

    State Police Panel Expected to Suspend Veteran Trooper
    BOSTON, MA - A panel of State Police officials is expected today to suspend without pay a trooper accused of pointing a handgun at an off-duty Boston police officer after allegedly driving drunk and crashing into several vehicles on his Dorchester street. Timothy J. Walsh, an 18-year State Police veteran who has been on military leave since early 2004 and has ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -8
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    Former Officer Gives Up Credentials After Pleading to Drug Charge

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - A former Miami Beach police officer who was involved in two fatal shootings last year will serve two years of house arrest plus probation after he was arrested for growing marijuana inside his home. Under a plea agreement announced Tuesday, Adam Tavss, 35, will serve two years of "community control'' -- a strict version of house arrest ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -6
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    Boston Police Defend Status Checks

    BOSTON, MA - Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis, a strong critic of using police to enforce immigration laws, yesterday defended the city’s participation in a controversial federal program that automatically checks the immigration status of everyone arrested. The goal of the controversial program, called Secure Communities, is to identify dangerous criminals and turn them over to the US Bureau of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Officer Falls 20 Feet During Struggle With Fleeing Suspect

    MIDDLETOWN — A Middletown police officer was injured around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday after falling 20 feet during a struggle with a fleeing suspect. Officer David Kirsch was flown to Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton with injuries that were described as not life-threatening. As of 7:30 a.m. today, the hospital said there was no listing for him, and believed he had been ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -11
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    High Court Trims Miranda Warning Rights Bit by Bit

    High Court Trims Miranda Warning Rights Bit by Bit
    WASHINGTON — You have the right to remain silent, but only if you tell the police that you're remaining silent. You have a right to a lawyer — before, during and after questioning, even though the police don't have to tell you exactly when the lawyer can be with you. If you can't afford a lawyer, one will be provided to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +11
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    UK Officer Won't Be Charged in G-20 Death

    LONDON -- Britain's chief prosecutor says a police officer filmed knocking down a man who later died during a protest at London's Group of 20 summit won't face charges. Director of public prosecutions Keir Starmer said Thursday he had concluded there was "no realistic prospect" of a conviction. Newspaper vendor Ian Tomlinson died from internal bleeding after being hit by a ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -1
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    Pleasanton Chief Retires After 30 Years Of Service

    Pleasanton Chief Retires After 30 Years Of Service
    PLEASANTON -- After being a fixture in the city's police department for the past 30 years, Chief Michael Fraser has decided to retire. Fraser was appointed to the city's top police spot in 2007 and held numerous positions from beat officer to SWAT to detective and was one of the city's first motorcycle officers. His last day is Nov. 12. "You ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Unsolved Murders Result in Grand Jury Summons

    Unsolved Murders Result in Grand Jury Summons
    CHESTER COUNTY - The Delaware County District Attorney's Office has filed court papers requesting that a grand jury be summoned to investigate "a number of very public unsolved homicides" in Chester. Fifteen of the 18 slayings in Chester this year remain unsolved, said Police Capt. Stephen Fox. Since 2004, the city has averaged 20 homicides a year. The court filing notes ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Police Shoot, Kill Dog During DC Festival

    WASHINGTON - D.C. Police say a dog has been shot and killed by an officer during the Adams Morgan Day Festival, Sunday afternoon. Police have not said why the officer fired his weapon at the dog, but witnesses tell ABC 7's Brianne Carter, police shot the dog after an intense fight with a smaller dog. Witnesses also say a man who ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Inmates Attack Dad Suspected of Trying to Sell Baby

    Inmates Attack Dad Suspected of Trying to Sell Baby
    MONTEREY — Two Salinas parents were arraigned Friday under heightened security after the father was attacked by jail inmates when they heard he was charged with attempting to sell their 8-month-old daughter. Patrick Alan Fousek, 38, and Samantha Tomasini, 20, are being held in segregated, lockdown cells at the Monterey County Jail, after the Thursday night attack. Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Richards ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +29
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    Judge Clears State Officer In Sexual Assault of Recruit

    CAMDEN COUNTY, NJ - A New Jersey State Police sergeant accused of sexually harassing a recruit from Camden County has been cleared by an administrative law judge. Judge Donald Stein found no evidence that Sgt. Christine Shallcross verbally harassed Trooper Alexis Hayes at the Police Academy in 2005 or kissed her at graduation. But the judge ordered Shallcross suspended without pay ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -2
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    Council Approves 2% Pay Hike for Chicago Police

    CHICAGO - The City Council today signed off on a new Chicago Police Department contract that gives officers average raises of 2 percent a year. The deal also requires officers to submit to random alcohol testing starting in 2012 and to take drug and alcohol tests if they fire their weapons while on or off duty. Aldermen approved the contract without ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +1
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    80-Pound Enforcer Makes Fifth Arrest

    80-Pound Enforcer Makes Fifth Arrest
    ANNE ARUNDEL, MD - Faced with a big, barking enforcer pushing toward him under a bed, a Shady Side man with open warrants surrendered to police. That was the fifth apprehension by Grim, one of two "deputy dogs" of the Anne Arundel County sheriff's office, said his handler, Deputy Jason Jett. The team was leaving work after 9 p.m. June 30 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +34
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    Attorney Says Kansas Sheriff Will Be Exonerated

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - An attorney for Jackson County Sheriff Charles Cornell says he is confident a state investigation will clear the sheriff of any misconduct. Chris Joseph, an attorney for Cornell, says a former inmate at the Jackson County Jail in Holton has made an allegation of misconduct against the sheriff. Joseph would not reveal other details of the allegation. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +3
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    McKinney PD Proves Value of Having Secure Design

    McKinney PD Proves Value of Having Secure Design
    MCKINNEY, TX - After not one employee felt a scratch when Patrick Gray Sharp fired more than 100 rounds at McKinney's public safety building Tuesday, the building itself became a hero. Praised in public by the mayor and police chief, the bulletproof fortress represents the new breed of municipal buildings. In an era of homeland security, even the smallest towns are ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +2
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    Can Good Cop Work Overcome the Loss of Stop-and-Frisk Database?

    Can Good Cop Work Overcome the Loss of Stop-and-Frisk Database?
    NEW YORK CITY - The NYPD can no longer maintain its controversial stop-and-frisk database of innocent New Yorkers, a blow to city leaders who say it was vital to combatting crime. Gov. Paterson signed legislation yesterday eliminating the database of information about people stopped then released by cops, saying it was "not a policy for a democracy." Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -3
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