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    Houston Police Accuse 2 Suspects of Being Fake Officers

    Two men were arrested for posing as police officers after a lawman interrupted an apparent robbery attempt at a home in southwest Houston on Sunday. Thaddeus Neil Guillory, 33, and Anthony Jermaine Manuel, 24, are charged with burglary with intent to commit a felony and impersonating a police officer after a they barged into a home at 16311 Vallejo Drive near ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Officers Accused of Arming Teens for Security Side Business

    Officers Accused of Arming Teens for Security Side Business
    RICHMOND, Calif. -- An officer accused of arming teens employed by his unauthorized private security business left the force this week while a fellow officer and alleged conspirator remains on leave and awaits a hearing with the city, police said. Danny Harris, who officials said was set to be fired, parted ways with the Richmond Police Department, avoiding the disciplinary "Skelly ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -9
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    Policeman Shoots Self After DUI Arrest

    A Colombian police officer who was arrested for drunken driving killed himself before being tested for alcohol use, officials said. The officer, whose name was not released, shot himself in the head after being arrested in Bogota for driving under the influence of alcohol, Colombia Reports said. The suspected drunken driver had crashed into a taxi in the Fontibon district and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -10
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    Indiana C.O.P.S. Chapter Struggling to Raise Funds

    Indiana C.O.P.S. Chapter Struggling to Raise Funds
    INDIANAPOLIS — An Indiana group created to help families of police officers killed in the line of duty has a new board of directors and new spending limits after organizers say it fell victim to a syndrome many charities experience as they grow from a shoestring operation founded on good intentions to a well-funded organization in need of more sophisticated business ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    Man Arrested in Deputy's Shooting

    Man Arrested in Deputy's Shooting
    OKLAHOMA COUNTY - Authorities have arrested Keonta Stephan Terrell Prince, 18, in the ambush and shooting early Saturday of an off-duty Oklahoma County sheriff's deputy who was taking a deposit from a restaurant to a bank, Oklahoma City police Master Sgt. Gary Knight said Sunday. A judge signed a warrant for Prince on complaints of shooting with intent to kill and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +13
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    Md. Report Calls for More Taser Restrictions

    Md. Report Calls for More Taser Restrictions
    Two years ago, a 20-year-old died after a Frederick County sheriff's deputy shocked him with a Taser. Now, a state task force is recommending that Tasers be used in fewer instances and that law enforcement track their use more closely. Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler created the Task Force on Electronic Weapons after a string of Taser-related problems, including the ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -6
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    VIDEO: Police, Firefighters Watch Man Drown

    VIDEO: Police, Firefighters Watch Man Drown
    SAN FRANCISCO - Fire crews and police could only watch after a man waded into San Francisco Bay, stood up to his neck and waited. They wanted to do something, but a policy strictly forbade them from trying to save the 50-year-old, officials said. A witness finally pulled the apparently suicidal man's lifeless body from the 54-degree water. Interim Alameda Fire ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -19
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    Sergeant Gunned Down Responding to Call

    Sergeant Gunned Down Responding to Call
    BISMARCK, N.D. — Bismarck police say an officer has been shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call. Police say two officers responded to a report of a man threatening a woman with a knife just before 11 p.m. Friday. When the officers arrived, they found the man sitting in a vehicle outside the house. Police say the man ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -26
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    Villasenor: Feds, Not cops, Must Handle Immigration

    Tucson Police Chief Roberto Villasenor met with President Obama on Tuesday to discuss how to "fix the broken immigration issues," and told the president separations between the roles of local law enforcement and the federal government are necessary. Villasenor told a group of elected officials, law enforcement, and religious, business, labor and civil-rights leaders that local law enforcement should focus on ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -3
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    California Cop-Biter Avoids Felony Conviction

    California  Cop-Biter Avoids Felony Conviction
    SAN FRANCISCO - A man with a two-decade history of biting and attacking San Francisco police officers was convicted of misdemeanor charges Thursday stemming from the latest incident but cleared of a felony. Miquel McNorton, 49, of San Francisco was found guilty of misdemeanor battery on an officer and two counts of resisting arrest stemming from an Aug. 18 run-in with ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -21
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    U.S. City Police Learn Lessons from Shootings of Officers

    U.S. City Police Learn Lessons from Shootings of Officers
    SEATTLE -- Police commanders from Lakewood, Wash.; Oakland, Calif.; and Seattle attending a national conference in Seattle on Thursday described the huge emotional toll on their departments after officers were slain in the line of duty. "March 21 (2009) was our version of 9-11," Oakland Assistant Chief Howard Jordan said, referring to when a parolee took the lives of four Oakland ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +4
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    Newark PD Stunned Over Officer's Unexplained Death

    Newark PD Stunned Over Officer's Unexplained Death
    NEWARK — Newark police detective Natombe Simmonds was in such great shape that even the criminals he arrested had to be impressed. Fellow detective Jermaine Marbury was with Simmonds in 2009, when their four-man squad was called to Muhammad Ali Boulevard to track down a suspected gunman. The suspect ran when he saw the officers, said Marbury, who figured the gunman ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -23
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    Camden Chief Honored for Adaptive Strategies

    CAMDEN, NJ - Patrolling in his Camden Police SUV on a recent day, Chief Scott Thomson dispersed a group of men hanging outside a house near Filmore and Viola, a known drug corner. He spied a community activist and stopped to talk about the installation of surveillance cameras in the area, which is running ahead of schedule. The cameras should help ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Chief's Resignation Letter Gets the Last Word

    COSTA MESA, Calif.—Costa Mesa's interim police chief resigned Monday over the city's plan to reduce police staffing levels in an angry four-page memo in which he called the City Council's plan "foolhardy." Steve Staveley accused the majority of the council of meddling with officers' scheduling and creating a budget crisis to serve their own political goals. In March, the council ordered ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +21
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    Guard and Robber Injured at McDonald's

    An armed robber and a security guard were wounded during a shootout at a McDonald's restaurant Wednesday night, police said. Police said the guard tried to persuade the man not to rob the restaurant in the 1100 block of Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard and they exchanged shots. They said the guard was wounded in the arm and neck and is expected ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -5
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    Rookie Cop Saves Life Of One-Year-Old

    Rookie Cop Saves Life Of One-Year-Old
    TEMPLE - Sunday, at about 10:00 a.m., new Police Officer Jacob Tatum was on patrol, on his third day on the job, with his Field Training Officer, Jason Gilpin. At that time, dispatch advised officers by radio of a life-endangering incident at Wildflower Villas Apartments, 5227 West Adams Avenue. Officers Tatum and Gilpin were already at the apartment complex on an ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +36
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    Newark's Top Cop Called 'One of America's Best Chiefs'

    Newark's Top Cop Called 'One of America's Best Chiefs'
    NEWARK, N.J. — Well into his 40s, Garry F. McCarthy played outside linebacker for the New York Police Department’s football team. McCarthy put a hurt on opponents — and sometimes got banged up himself. But when McCarthy became Newark’s top cop in 2006, the mayor begged him to stay off the gridiron. Stubbornly, McCarthy played one more year. “Finally he gave ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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    DC to Enter Redesigned Squad Cars In National Contest

    DC to Enter Redesigned Squad Cars In National Contest
    WASHINGTON — The police officers responsible for Capitol Hill are engaged in some friendly competition — involving their squad cars. The U.S. Capitol Police, in the process of a fleet redesign that officials believe will save money while also producing sleeker-looking cars, is entering its new vehicles in a national design competition. “We’re proud of our design. We want it to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +2
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    Memorial Service Honors K9 Who Died From Cocain Poisoning

    BOLIVIA, N.C. -- A drug dog who died after he bit into a package of cocaine has been remembered at a memorial service at the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office. About 200 county employees, deputies and other law enforcement officers came to the service Tuesday to remember the dog named Viper. Authorities say Viper was off his leash chasing two drug suspects ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -31
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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
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