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    2012 Police Interceptor Unveiled by Ford

    2012 Police Interceptor Unveiled by Ford
    Ford's new police car can endure a rear-end crash at 75 m.p.h., easily jump curbs and accelerate twice as fast as Ford's outgoing iconic Crown Victoria Police Interceptor. "We hope that you will agree that Ford has succeeded in delivering the ultimate new police interceptor," Mark Fields, Ford's president of the Americas, said as he introduced the new car to a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +226
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    Sheriff Joe: I'll Arrest Immigration Protesters

    Sheriff Joe: I'll Arrest Immigration Protesters
    WASHINGTON - The sheriff of the most populous county in Arizona says he's "not going to put up with any civil disobedience" when the state's new immigration law takes effect. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says that if protesters want to block his jail, he'll put them in it. The Arizona law, which takes effect Thursday, requires officers enforcing other laws ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +136
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    Photos From the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil

    Photos From the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil
    Tens of thousands of law enforcement personnel gathered in Washington, D.C., for the reading of the 387 names that were added to the wall at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Officers, survivors and supporters came from all over the country for the event hosted by The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). The event's speaker of honor was Attorney ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated +102
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    Fallen Officers Memorial Ride Attracts Over 1000 Bikers

    CHICAGO - More than 1,000 motorcycles roared down Lake Shore Drive this morning as part of an annual procession commemorating Chicago police officers killed in the line of duty. It was the largest turnout to date for the Area Four Ride to Remember, now its seventh year. The cavalcade of bikes included mostly american iron types equipped with sissy bars and ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +101
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    Fast-Acting Deputy Performs CPR to Save Newborn

    Fast-Acting Deputy Performs CPR to Save Newborn
    Two Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were having a cup of coffee at Goodie's Good Eats in Campbell on Monday morning when a grandmother came running in: "Help me, help me!" she said. "The baby's not breathing!" Deputies Rick Chaeff and Mike Laddy leaped from their seats, called for emergency crews and rushed outside. Twenty-two-year-old mother Bernice Brown was sitting in ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +93
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    I Watched As He Walked By

    I Watched As He Walked By
    I watched as he walked by. He was old and bent, leather skinned and grizzled yet, somehow, an inner pride shone through. His eyes were tear-filled, his face the color of ash. His cap, covered in small badges and patches, sat at a jaunty angle, reminiscent of an earlier time in his life. His gnarled right hand held high against his ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +92
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    Court: Sheriff Joe Can Play Christmas Music‎

    Court: Sheriff Joe Can Play Christmas Music‎
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio - the self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff" in America - likes Christmas music, especially "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" and anything by Alvin and the Chipmunks, and apparently he thinks the 8,000 inmates inside his Phoenix jail should, too. So it was with some glee that his Maricopa County office announced Thursday in a red-and-green press release that the "sixth and ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +83
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    Sheriff Joe Spreads Holiday Cheer With Carols to Inmates

    Sheriff Joe Spreads Holiday Cheer With Carols to Inmates
    MARICOPA COUNTY - The self-proclaimed "toughest sheriff" in America, Phoenix's Joe Arpaio, who has survived six separate inmate lawsuits trying to stop him from playing Christmas music, will begin playing the tunes again this year - starting Monday with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,""Frosty the Snowman" and "Feliz Navidad." The 8,000 inmates also will hear, among others, "A Christmas Kwanzaa Solstice," "Over ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +78
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    Nurse Saves Life of Injured Motorcycle Officer

    Nurse Saves Life of Injured Motorcycle Officer
    CARY, NC - Traffic was thick but fluid Friday evening when Jessica Elliott saw a Cary motorcycle police officer accelerate toward the Morrisville-Carpenter Road and N.C. 55 intersection. From three cars back, Elliott in her GMC pickup saw his life flash before her eyes in a blink. As Officer Chad Penland sped through the intersection with sirens and lights blaring, a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +76
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    Officer Risks His Own Life to Save Fellow Officer

    The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF) has announced the selection of Officer Matthew Medeiros of the Boynton Beach (FL) Police Department as its Officer of the Month for January 2010. The Medal of Valor is the highest honor a police department can give one of its officers for gallantry in action. It is only fitting that the first ever ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +69
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    Cop Killer Sentenced to Death

    Cop Killer Sentenced to Death
    GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A Maryland man convicted of killing a Delaware police officer in 2009 was sentenced to death Friday by a judge who described him as a dangerous career criminal. Derrick Powell of Cumberland, Md., hung his head but said nothing after Judge. T. Henley Graves imposed the death penalty for the September 2009 murder of Georgetown patrolman Chad ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +66
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    28 State Troopers Called Back to Work

    28 State Troopers Called Back to Work
    LANSING, Mich. - Twenty-eight Michigan State Police troopers laid off almost six months ago are being called back to work, thanks to an infusion of federal stimulus money. State police say in a statement Friday that the troopers will be recalled Jan. 11 and will return to their previous work sites. [widget:news__academies] About of 100 troopers were laid off June 28 ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +65
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    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout

    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout
    A heroic off-duty Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority cop got into a Wild West-style shootout yesterday with four armed thugs who tried to rob a Brooklyn auto-body shop - blasting two of the suspects, authorities said. The brave cop, Officer Anthony Pressly, 39, was shot in the shoulder during the gun battle, but was not seriously wounded, law-enforcement sources said. "He's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +62
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    Cops Smash Obstinate Driver's Window at DUI Stop [Vid]

    Cops Smash Obstinate Driver's Window at DUI Stop [Vid]
    SAN DIEGO -- Just two days ago, the Escondido Police Department issued 16 citations after stopping more than 600 drivers at a DUI checkpoint, but Thursday there is word that a stop back in February that was captured on video will be the focus of a court case this summer. Escondido Police smashed the window of a car during a February ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +61
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    Election Official Dismissed After Refusing Armed Officer His Right to Vote

    Election Official Dismissed After Refusing Armed Officer His Right to Vote
    BANGOR, Maine — A city election official who refused to allow an armed, uniformed Bangor police officer to vote last week will not be working at the polls for the remainder of the 2010 elections. Bangor City Clerk Patti Dubois, who is in charge of staffing the city’s lone polling place, the Bangor Civic Center, confirmed Monday that Wayne Mallar, a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +61
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    Journalist Comes to Defense of Police Salaries

    Journalist Comes to Defense of Police Salaries
    BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - The suits at The Star-Ledger made a huge display of reporting last weekend that New Jersey police salaries are the highest in the land. To paraphrase a man who puts his life on the line every day to protect his community: Does a bullet feel any different if it's fired in, say, Lyndhurst, than it does in ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +60
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    Man Taunts Police Via Facebook; Leads Officers to Him

    NEW YORK -- A fugitive from upstate New York who taunted police on his Facebook page to 'catch me if you can. I'm in Brooklyn' has been arrested. The Daily News says U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives tracked Victor Burgos down to an apartment in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood Monday night, sitting at his computer with his Facebook page open. The 29-year-old ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +60
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    SWAT Team Cleared In Deadly Raid

    SWAT Team Cleared In Deadly Raid
    PIMA COUNTY, AZ - The five SWAT officers who shot and killed 26-year-old Jose Guerena while serving a search warrant May 5 have been cleared of any wrongdoing. The Pima County Regional SWAT team members -from four law enforcement agencies in the county - were justified in using deadly force against Guerena, according to an investigation by the Pima County Attorney's ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +60
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    Fabled SEAL Team 6 Ends Hunt for bin Laden

    Fabled SEAL Team 6 Ends Hunt for bin Laden
    WASHINGTON--Navy SEALs are being told to keep the details to themselves after the military special operations group killed Osama bin Laden in an overnight raid in Pakistan early Monday. The Navy officer in charge of the elite unit told his troops Monday that they should be proud but keep quiet about it. In an email message obtained by The Associated Press, ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +59
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    Officer Catches Woman Jumping Off Bridge Into Train's Path

    Officer Catches Woman Jumping Off Bridge Into Train's Path
    ROANOKE, VA - Just as a woman flung herself off the 10th Street bridge into the path of an oncoming freight train, Roanoke police Officer N.D. Comas caught her leg. "Let me die!" she screamed. "Let me die." Comas, 28, had been patrolling nearby with his car windows down and heard the woman threatening to jump, he said Monday. As a ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +56
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