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    Amazing Dog Leads Troopers to Massive Blaze [Video]

    Amazing Dog Leads Troopers to Massive Blaze [Video]
    CASWELL LAKES, AK -– German shepherds were bred for intelligence to protect sheep flocks from predators. They are revered for their loyalty and renowned to be sensitive to people’s emotions. While a collie named Lassie may be best known as a dog hero for the saying “Lassie, go get help,” Buddy carried on the tradition set by German shepherds Strongheart and ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +9
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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 6 years ago | Rated +30
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    Major Cities Consider Fighting Immigration Law

    PHOENIX (AP) - At least three Arizona cities are considering a lawsuit to block the new immigration enforcement law. The cities include Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff. Their possible legal action could lend momentum to the backlash over the harsh immigration crackdown. Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon criticized the measure as "economically devastating." But he was unable Tuesday to muster support from Phoenix ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -11
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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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    Town Says PBA 'Put Money Above Hiring'

    ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. -- A move to hire a new police officer could affect adding more officers in the future. The mayor and council last week approved hiring a police officer for the department, which has seen its numbers dwindle from 29 in 2002 to a low of 19 at one point this year. Officials originally pegged the hiring of a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Atlanta Mayor Shakes Up Police Department

    ATLANTA, GA - In his first full day on the job, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed unveiled a reorganization of the police department's command staff and announced other plans, including one to hire an economic development czar. [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget:366] Acting Police Chief George Turner promoted several longtime leaders to new positions to boost morale among officers. The moves included promoting Peter Andresen ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -4
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    NJ State Police to Sell Aging Helicopters

    TRENTON — If you’ve got a few million to spare and are looking for a novel new way to see the Highlands or cruise the shore, boy does New Jersey have a high-flying deal for you. The State Police want to unload a handful of old helicopters to soften the $63 million price tag for five new, top-of-the-line choppers already made ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
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    NYC Responders Sent to Haiti Draw on 9/11

    NYC Responders Sent to Haiti Draw on 9/11
    NEW YORK - When the twin towers came down on Sept. 11, 2001, deputy police inspector Robert Lukach was there, working on the pile, digging through the rubble for survivors. Joe Downey, a New York City fire chief, was there too. He also was in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina and in Haiti after Hurricane Gustav. Now, the men are leading ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +10
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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 about 8 years ago | Rated -21
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    Man Suspected of Stabbing K9 Turns Self In

    Man Suspected of Stabbing K9 Turns Self In
    MINNEAPOLIS - A suspect who stabbed a Minneapolis Police K-9 and eluded a massive manhunt in Blaine last week turned himself in to authorities Sunday. L.C. Wesley Armstrong is being held in the Anoka County Jail. The Anoka County Sheriff's department confirmed that Armstrong surrendered, and said they would be providing more details later this morning. Armstrong fled after Minneapolis police ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +9
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    SF Police Chief: Protect and Preserve the Tenderloin

    SF Police Chief: Protect and Preserve the Tenderloin
    As a 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, George Gascón isn't exactly new to tough neighborhoods. During the late 1970s, he worked the Hollywood Division when the once-fabled neighborhood was known primarily for its transvestite streetwalkers and drug sales. In the late 1980s, he moved to Hollenbeck, a proud Chicano community in East L.A. with deep roots-and some of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +18
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    Sheriff Backs Deputy in Shooting

    NAPAVINE, Wash. — Lewis County Sheriff Steve Mansfield says a deputy apparently was justified in fatally shooting a man at Napavine. Mansfield told KING that it appears the deputy followed training in an encounter early Monday near a home where a man armed with a knife had reportedly tried to break in. Deputy Stacy Brown says there are stab marks through ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +13
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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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    Obama Thanks NYPD for Times Square Bomb Response

    NEW YORK - President Barack Obama made a stop in New York City Thursday to thank the city's police department for its work in tracking down and arresting a man accused of attempting to detonate a car bomb in Times Square on May 1. Mr. Obama told officers their swift work and cooperation with federal investigators in the case serves as ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +8
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    Man Gets Life for Slaying of Officer

    Man Gets Life for Slaying of Officer
    REVERE - Robert Iacoviello Jr. was sentenced today to life in prison for the murder of off-duty Revere police Officer Daniel Talbot, who was shot to death after a chance encounter led to an exchange of words and gunfire between a group of alleged gang members and drunken police officers in 2007. Suffolk Superior Court Judge Patrick Brady imposed the mandatory ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +21
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    Retired NYPD Officer Gets in Scuffle With Cops

    Retired NYPD Officer Gets in Scuffle With Cops
    NEW YORK - A retired NYPD police officer and his wife scuffled with cops in a Manhattan stationhouse after their teenage son was stopped, frisked and handcuffed, cops said. Merault Almonor, 49, punched a female officer in the face during the March 20 fracas in the 30th Precinct stationhouse in Harlem, cops said. But Almonor's lawyer said the former cop, his ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -16
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    Police Chief Testifies Against Chicago Cop in Aggravated Battery Case

    Police Chief Testifies Against Chicago Cop in Aggravated Battery Case
    CHICAGO - After North Chicago police officer Carl Sain found his estranged wife with another man, the cop stuck a pistol in the man's face and demanded to know why he was there. That's the scenario laid out by Waukegan Police Chief Artis Yancey, who testified Tuesday that he was the man threatened and attacked by Sain during a 2009 altercation. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -5
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    PD 'Embarrassed' by Unattended Rifle

    PD 'Embarrassed' by Unattended Rifle
    SEATTLE - Everybody's done it. You place an item on top of a car only to remember later — after you or someone else has driven off. But when the forgetful individual is a Seattle police officer and the item is a semi-automatic rifle, it's more than a little embarrassing. It's also the focus of an internal investigation. Seattle police spokesman ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -50
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    BART Officer Convicted in Killing Released

    BART Officer Convicted in Killing Released
    LOS ANGELES — A white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man that has drawn continuing protest was released from jail early Monday after serving one year of a two-year sentence, officials said. Johannes Mehserle managed to slip away from the Los Angeles County's Twin Towers jail shortly after midnight unseen ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Wanted: CID Criminal Investigators

    FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Md. -- The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as CID, is seeking qualified applicants to become criminal investigators. To qualify, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen, at least 21 years old, an E-4 or E-5 (nonpromotable), with at least two years -- but not more than 10 years -- of time in service. Applicants ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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