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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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    Sheriff Involved in High-Speed Chase

    Sheriff Involved in High-Speed Chase
    Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder ended up involved in a highway chase with a strange ending as he drove to a training seminar Saturday in Park City, police said. Winder was driving east on Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon at about 10 a.m. when he spotted a Toyota Camry being driven erratically, moving from lane to lane, said Unified Police ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +22
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    City Won't Renew Contract With Law Firm that Represents Police

    SEATTLE - Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes announced Tuesday he is not renewing the city's nearly 40-year contract with private law firm Stafford Frey Cooper and will put complex litigation, including cases involving police, out for bid. While Holmes says the move will save an estimated $800,000 annually, it has drawn sharp criticism from the Seattle Police Officers' Guild, which opposes ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -5
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    Strict New DUI Policies for State Troopers

    Strict New DUI Policies for State Troopers
    TRENTON — State Police Superintendent Rick Fuentes has ordered stricter policies on alcohol-related motor vehicle incidents involving troopers and launched an extensive review on the use of undercover identification cards. The order, dated Monday and obtained by The Star-Ledger, was distributed to the command staff of the 2,900-member force and it came one day after the newspaper revealed the alleged cover-up ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +8
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    Family of Beaten Giant's Fan Never Stopped Believing In LAPD

    Family of Beaten Giant's Fan Never Stopped Believing In LAPD
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Wearing a blue LAPD baseball cap, Bryan Stow's sister thanked Los Angeles police Monday for arresting the prime suspect in the March 31 beating of the Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium and expressed optimism that two other suspects would be apprehended. "We never gave up hope that this day would come," said Erin Collins, standing outside San Francisco ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +5
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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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    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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    Sheriff Joe Under Grand Jury Investigation

    Sheriff Joe Under Grand Jury Investigation
    PHOENIX — Two top county officials said Thursday night they have been subpoenaed to answer questions next week before a federal grand jury about a high-profile Arizona sheriff and his office. In statements read by a county spokesman, Maricopa County Manager David Smith and Deputy County Manager Sandi Wilson said they met with a federal prosecutor to discuss the case and ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -68
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    Police: Girl Attacked Officer, Got Broken Nose

    A Mountain View police officer broke a 16year-old girl's nose Monday night after she grabbed his baton, jabbed him with it and tried to strike him over the head, a police spokeswoman said. The officer was assaulted while investigating a fight between two teenagers at Quetzal House, a center on View Street for teen girls who are chronic runaways from the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +33
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    K-9 Bites Cop During Burglary Call

    K-9 Bites Cop During Burglary Call
    ALAMEDA -- An Alameda police dog trying to flush out a burglary suspect was shot and killed by an officer Thursday after the dog attacked her and bit her arm, a police spokesman said. Billy, a Belgian Malinois, and his handler were among those responding to a burglary at the Coast Guard recruiting center at 660 Central Ave. shortly before 6:15 ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated -27
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    Computer Problem Cripples State Police Email System

    Computer Problem Cripples State Police Email System
    Scores of Virginia State Police documents and agency manuals have been off-limits for days and email has been intermittent since a software update apparently went awry. The state police email system, maintained by the Virginia Information Technologies Agency/Northrop Grumman, has been in a "degraded" state since late last week. "This outage has not affected the state police's ability to respond to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -4
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    Wounded WA Deputies Called Family Men, Good Officers

    SEATTLE — A Pierce County sheriff's deputy severely wounded during a domestic violence call is a family man who loves adventure and gave up a comfortable career in manufacturing to enter law enforcement, friends and family say. [widget:news__become_a_cop] [widget:366] Kent Mundell Jr. was in critical condition Wednesday at Seattle's Harborview Medical Center, spokeswoman Susan Gregg-Hanson said. He and sheriff's Sgt. Nick ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +5
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    Officers Nab Suspected Illegal Immigrants

    GOLDEN VALLEY — The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrest of more than half a dozen suspected illegal immigrants in Golden Valley over the weekend. The suspected immigrants were arrested early Saturday morning following an all-night search effort coordinated between the Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Public Safety and the office of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. According to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +7
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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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    Police Recover Stolen Defibrillators

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police say five defibrillators recently stolen from central Ohio hospitals have turned up at a secondhand store. Columbus police say the lifesaving heart devices were recovered Wednesday on a tip from someone who had seen them and heard about the thefts. Detective Brian Lacy says the shopkeeper is cooperating and didn't know the equipment was stolen. [widget:news__career_profiles] Ohio ...
    Published almost 8 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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    Wounded WI Officer Returning to Work

    FOND DU LAC, Wis.— A Fond du Lac police officer wounded in a March shooting is set to return to work Monday. Officer Ryan Williams will begin with limited duty. He will be re-evaluated in June Williams was shot twice by a sexual assault suspect who killed another officer. The suspect eventually committed suicide. A bullet ripped into the abdomen of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +10
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    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes

    Secret's Out: Trijicon Inscribes Bible Verses on Scopes
    A Michigan weapons company is under fire for branding thousands of rifle scopes used by U.S. soldiers and Marines in Iraq and Afghanistan with passages from the Bible. U.S. military rules prohibit any service member from proselytizing while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan, which are primarily Muslim nations. Trijicon, a sighting manufacturer based in Wixom, Mich., has several multimillion-dollar contracts with ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +46
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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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