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    Video: Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Defends Officer from Attacker

    Video: Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Defends Officer from Attacker
    SAN FRANCISCO - As The San Francisco Examiner first reported, a jiu-jitsu instructor saved a San Francisco police officer from a pummeling after an alleged incident involving a Muni citation. Now, there is a video of the event. Police say that 23-year-old Paris Augusta assaulted a police officer after the cop escorted him off a Muni bus following a routine fare ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +55
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    PD Backing Up Cop Shown Throwing Woman to Ground

    PD Backing Up Cop Shown Throwing Woman to Ground
    MIAMI, FL - Police chiefs in Florida have defended an officer who was filmed slamming a woman into the sand during an arrest. Video footage of Sara Greenback's arrest became an internet sensation after it was posted on YouTube. The 25-year-old was slammed to the ground in a wrestling-style move by Lt Douglas Simon after she was thrown out of a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +55
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    Sheriff Removes Hoops from Jail; Donates to Church

    Sheriff Removes Hoops from Jail; Donates to Church
    BARTOW, FL - First he switched the jail menu to dish up cheaper food. Then he changed the TV options to up educational viewing and curb sports and violence. Now Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is rejecting basketball; he had inmates uproot the jail's hoops. "This is a county jail; it is not a gymnasium," Judd said today. "It's not some ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +55
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    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job

    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job
    In light of a recent newspaper article about police salaries in New Jersey being among the highest in the nation: First off, let’s remind ourselves that New Jersey’s cost of living is one of, if not the highest, in the country, and that most jobs in New Jersey, including private sector jobs, pay more than other states. The article in question ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +54
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    Teen In Police Defense Video Charged With Assault

    Teen In Police Defense Video Charged With Assault
    SEATTLE - A 17-year-old girl who had a confrontation Monday with a Seattle police officer was charged Friday with third-degree assault. The girl, whom Seattlepi.com is not naming because she was charged as a juvenile, pushed the officer Ian Walsh, who retaliated by punching her in the videotaped incident, which drew some nationwide criticism. The Seattle Police Officers' Guild president backed ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +54
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    Citizen Stops Kidnapper, Rescues 8-year-old Girl

    Citizen Stops Kidnapper, Rescues 8-year-old Girl
    FRESNO, Calif. — A Good Samaritan who spotted a suspected kidnapper and cut him off in traffic rescued an abducted Fresno girl Tuesday. "It was truly a miracle of God," said Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer in announcing the arrest of a 24-year-old gang member on suspicion of kidnapping the 8-year-old girl from in front of her central Fresno home Monday ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +53
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    Coffee With TheSarge: Happy 4th Birthday PoliceLink!

    Coffee With TheSarge: Happy 4th Birthday PoliceLink!
    Have a cup of coffee on me. April 1 is a special day. Congratulations to you, the members and visitors of PoliceLink. This is our 4th year on the internet. We initially launched in April 2007. Our longevity is in large part due to your faithfulness and dedication for PoliceLink. While other social media sites have come and gone, PoliceLink continues ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +53
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    The Bounty on Sheriff Joe

    The Bounty on Sheriff Joe
    Note: The Following is an Opinion Column For several years one of my biggest heroes has been ‘Sheriff Joe,” the colorful Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County. If ever there was a face for Arizona’s fearless fight against illegal immigrants it is the Massachusetts-born lawman whose no-nonsense approach towards crime in Phoenix has enthralled millions just like me. Now comes word ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +53
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    Detective Volunteers For Layoff to Save Co-Worker's Job

    Detective Volunteers For Layoff to Save Co-Worker's Job
    HAMILTON — Becoming a Butler County sheriff’s deputy was a great fit and a dream come true for Ed Tanner. Protecting people is all he ever wanted to do. On July 22, that dream will end when he becomes one of many to lose his job due to budget cuts. But it didn’t have to happen. The 31-year-old has worked 10 ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +52
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    America's Toughest Sheriff Hosting 'Mugshot of the Day'

    America's Toughest Sheriff Hosting 'Mugshot of the Day'
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - He is known for dressing inmates in pink underwear and feeding them green baloney. And now America's toughest Sheriff has come up with a new initiative to give the public a voice in law enforcement - an online Mugshot of the Day competition. Arizona-based Joe Arpaio, known for his uncompromising stance on crime, is letting the public ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +51
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    Court Rules Police Can Pull Up Suspects' Saggy Pants

    Court Rules Police Can Pull Up Suspects' Saggy Pants
    ST. PAUL, MN - White Castle, weed and baggy pants. It has all the elements of a comedy, but throw in a concealed handgun, a suspected drug deal and a wardrobe malfunction, and it's a Minnesota Court of Appeals case that even compelled a judge to quote an "American Idol" audition. St. Paul police officer Kara Breci and her partner spotted ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +51
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    Semper Fidelis! Happy 235th Birthday Marines

    Semper Fidelis! Happy 235th Birthday Marines
    NEW YORK - As we celebrate the 235th birthday of the Marine Corps today, on the eve of Veterans Day, it is fascinating to explore why the smallest branch of the armed forces holds such a big place in American society. To start, Marines historically have taken disproportionate casualties, a trend that has continued during the global war on terror. The ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +51
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    Calling All Cars: A Little Girl Has a Request

    Calling All Cars: A Little Girl Has a Request
    Hello old PoliceLink friends! This morning I received a message from a friend of mine, who I've known for 10 or more years. My friend, Lou Jordan, is very active in supporting both law enforcement and fire / rescue officers. A few days ago Lou received a request from the family of an extremely ill little girl named Kelsey. From my ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +51
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    IL Officer Cleared of 'Honeybee' Murder Charges

    IL Officer Cleared of 'Honeybee' Murder Charges
    WILL COUNTY, IL - Admitting they arrested the wrong man, Will County authorities abruptly announced late Tuesday they will drop the murder charge filed against Lynwood Police Officer Brian Dorian. The stunning announcement came four days after a similarly stunning announcement from the same authorities — that a suburban cop was the man who randomly shot three people near the Illinois/Indiana ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +50
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    NFL Players Find Way to Give Back to Police

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Wearing a red Santa hat and his trademark grin, Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward brought a bag full of GPS units to the Pittsburgh police Highland Park station Tuesday morning. Ward and six other players presented the 28 navigational units to the Zone 5 station, which lost three officers in a shooting this year. "We want to give ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +50
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    LEO Stages Fake Arrest of Daughter's Would-Be Romeo

    LEO Stages Fake Arrest of Daughter's Would-Be Romeo
    SAN JOSE, CA - Most fathers would have taken him aside for a quiet chat. But when one police officer found out a 15-year-old boy had slept with his 14-year-old step-daughter, he took things a little bit further. The unnamed California motorcycle cop went round to the youth’s house in uniform and staged a fake arrest, claiming that he was being ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +48
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    Officers Return to Duty After Dashcam Video Released

    Officers Return to Duty After Dashcam Video Released
    WEST LAFAYETTE - Two West Lafayette police officers who shot a man armed with a pellet gun March 18 will return to street duty today, Police Chief Jason Dombkowski said Monday. At a morning press conference, Dombkowski announced an internal shooting review board found that Officers Michael Max and Mark Ridge acted within department policy when they shot Eric W. Tendam, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +48
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    LA County Deputy Kills Driver Who Rammed Him

    LA County Deputy Kills Driver Who Rammed Him
    LOS ANGELES - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who rammed the lawman with a car as officers in Studio City were detaining another man who was seen casing vehicles belonging to members of a police task force, officials said Friday. The deputy was treated at a hospital for cuts and bruises after being struck by ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +46
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    Officer Acquitted of Murder in Drunk Driver's Death

    Officer Acquitted of Murder in Drunk Driver's Death
    EVERETT, Wa. — Everett police Officer Troy Meade was found not guilty Monday of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a drunken man in a car last summer. A six-man, six-woman Snohomish County jury had deliberated for roughly five hours since Friday before reaching its decision. Meade didn't react when the first "not guilty" verdict was announced, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +46
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated +46
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