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    Former Detroit Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Robber

    Former Detroit Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Robber
    DETROIT - A former Detroit police officer -- who was acquitted in 2004 of federal civil rights violations -- shot and killed a man on Detroit's east side Wednesday morning during a robbery near his home, police said. Matthew Zani was questioned by investigators about the shooting, his lawyer Frank Eaman said Wednesday. The incident, which happened about 1:10 a.m. near ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Another Win for Arpaio: Immigration Activists Lose Court Battle

    Another Win for Arpaio: Immigration Activists Lose Court Battle
    PHOENIX, AZ - After several months under consideration, Federal Judge Susan Bolton this week ruled in favor of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the County Attorney’s Office in a hotly contested matter about whether illegal immigrants, who were arrested on felony charges, should be able to post bond and get out of jail. In 2006, Arizona voters approved Proposition 100 ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Chuck Norris Made Honorary Ranger + Chuck Norrisisms

    Chuck Norris Made Honorary Ranger + Chuck Norrisisms
    GARLAND, TX - In a perfect world, this afternoon's ceremony would include Chuck Norris delivering a signature roundhouse kick to a bad guy attacking Texas Gov. Rick Perry. Reality, however, is likely to be more sedate when the governor makes the star of Walker, Texas Ranger an honorary Texas Ranger. The ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. at the Texas Rangers ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV

    Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV
    Ford is betting that its all-new police SUV -- images of which are being released today for the first time -- will help it retain its dominance of the police car segment even as General Motors and Chrysler are launching their own new police cars. Ford's new Police Interceptor SUV is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower. It ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +44
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    Family Dog Finds, Protects Missing Toddler Until Help Arrives

    Family Dog Finds, Protects Missing Toddler Until Help Arrives
    ELGIN, SC - When two year-old Tyler Jacobson went missing for 12 hours in bitterly cold temperatures - there was one best friend he could count on. In this case, however, his faithful companion had four legs and a very waggy tail. Police found the toddler being guarded by the family Labrador after he wandered out the back door of his ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +43
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    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man

    Cops Risk Frigid Hudson Waters To Rescue Man
    NEW YORK - Two cops plunged into the frigid Hudson River Thursday to rescue a man who dropped his coat in the water and fell in trying to fish it out. Sapped of his strength by the numbing water, Eddie Morales, 29, was bobbing in the waves, perilously close to the jagged remnants of an old pier off W. 16th St. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +43
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    Montgomery Co. Officer Celebrates 55 Years on Job

    Montgomery Co. Officer Celebrates 55 Years on Job
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A Montgomery County police officer has just celebrated 55 years on the job. At 77, Lt. Thomas B. Jacocks is the longest-serving law enforcement officer in any Maryland agency. The court liaison officer says he never set out to break a record - he just never got tired of being a police officer. Chief Tom Manger describes Jacocks ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +43
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    SWAT Team Takes Out Bomb-Wearing Hostage Taker

    SWAT Team Takes Out Bomb-Wearing Hostage Taker
    SILVER SPRING, Md. - A man who railed against the Discovery Channel's environmental programming for years burst into the company's headquarters with at least one explosive device strapped to his body Wednesday and took three people hostage at gunpoint before police shot him to death, officials said. The hostages - two Discovery Communications employees and a security guard - were unhurt ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +42
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    Oakland Mayor to Rehire Ten Laid Off Officers

    Oakland Mayor to Rehire Ten Laid Off Officers
    OAKLAND - Oakland Mayor Jean Quan announced Monday that she would rehire 10 of the 80 officers the City Council laid off in July, one step in what she portrayed as a comprehensive effort to make the Police Department a top priority. Quan said she would assign computer technicians to the Police Department and prioritize patrol car repairs. She also announced ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +42
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    Police Bust Serial Killer After 25 Years

    Police Bust Serial Killer After 25 Years
    LOS ANGELES — Police arrested a man in the city’s “Grim Sleeper’’ serial killings yesterday after decades of frustrated investigations into at least 11 slayings going back 25 years, authorities said. Steve Cooley, Los Angeles County district attorney, said Lonnie Franklin Jr. will be charged with 10 counts of murder, one count of attempted murder, and special circumstance allegations that could ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +41
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    The Barefoot Bandit Captured by Bahaman Police

    The Barefoot Bandit Captured by Bahaman Police
    NASSAU, Bahamas — Bahamian police captured a teenage U.S. fugitive Sunday, bringing to an end the "Barefoot Bandit's" two-year flight from U.S. justice, a senior police official said. Colton Harris-Moore was arrested before dawn on northern Eleuthera island, the police official said, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the case. He said the suspect would ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +41
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    K-9 Receives Special Retirement Gift: A New Lease on Life

    K-9 Receives Special Retirement Gift:  A New Lease on Life
    MARLBORO — He's been sniffing out narcotics, chasing down suspects and protecting residents for the better part of the last decade. And now, it's time for Vaik a 9-year-old German shepherd and eight-year veteran of the Marlboro Police Department's K-9 unit to relax and let someone else take care of him. Vaik was retired in August after being diagnosed with degenerative ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +40
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    Police Cadets Rescue Man Pinned by Vehicle in Pond

    Police Cadets Rescue Man Pinned by Vehicle in Pond
    PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, MD - At the sound of the crash, the three police-officers-in-training turned their heads see a sport-utility vehicle rolling down an embankment and into a large collection pond in Lanham. While one of the cadets parked the car, the other two rushed to find a man pinned by the vehicle. Only his nose and mouth were visible above ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +40
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    Bikers Protect Procession Of Tuscon's Youngest Victim

    Bikers Protect Procession Of Tuscon's Youngest Victim
    TUSCON - Mourners at the funeral of Christina-Taylor Green were greeted by more than a thousand sympathizers who lined North Shannon Road for a quarter-mile south of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church. Many wore white, and many had responded to an Internet call to counter the possible appearance of an out-of-state hate group. They arrived on nearly 200 motorcycles, on foot ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +40
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    Copycat: Wa. Man Busted for Plot to Kill Deputies

    Copycat: Wa. Man Busted for Plot to Kill Deputies
    EVERETT — An Everett man who police believe was planning to kill Snohomish County sheriff's deputies had guns, ammunition and bulletproof vests to carry out an assault. It was to be a killing similar to the Thanksgiving weekend assassination of four Lakewood police officers, police said. Deputies arrested transient Michael McConnachie, 19*, on Sunday at a south Everett motel, according to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +40
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    Witnesses: Slain Ark. Officer Rescued Partner

    Witnesses: Slain Ark. Officer Rescued Partner
    A man suspected of fatally shooting an Arkansas policeman during a traffic stop sounded like he was reciting a prayer as the young officer approached his car door, a witness who was in the car told The Associated Press. "Tonight's the night. Tonight's the night," April Swanner recalled the suspected gunman Jerry Lard saying. Swanner didn't know what her friend meant ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +40
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    9/11 Hero Cop Wins $1M in TV Poker Game

    9/11 Hero Cop Wins $1M in TV Poker Game
    NEW YORK CITY - After he was severely injured on 9/11, city cop Mike Kosowski started playing online poker to escape the pain. All those hours in front of a computer paid off - Kosowski just won $1 million on a TV poker show. "Talk about lucky," said Kosowski, 53, of Staten Island. "I was one of the luckiest guys in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +39
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    Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Home Intruder

    Off-Duty Officer Fatally Shoots Home Intruder
    CHICAGO - An off-duty Chicago Police officer fatally shot a man who tried to break into the officer’s Far South Side Roseland neighborhood home Tuesday morning. Just before 8 a.m. Tuesday, an intruder armed with a weapon entered the home of an off-duty officer in the 10000 block of South Princeton Avenue, according to police News Affairs Officer John Mirabelli. “The ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +39
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    Injured NJ Officer Thanks Her Friends, Family and Hero

    Injured NJ Officer Thanks Her Friends, Family and Hero
    PARAMUS, NJ - Are you ready for this? From her hospital bed, Paramus Police Officer Rachel Morgan sent a message to everyone praying for her recovery -- and thanked her backup, Officer Ryan Hayo: “I may not have survived had u not gotten there so fast,” she wrote. “Not much time to [c]hat,” Morgan posted on the “Thoughts & Prayers for ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +38
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    Terminally Ill Police Officer Will Keep His Job

    Terminally Ill Police Officer Will Keep His Job
    MESA, AZ - A Mesa police officer diagnosed with a terminal illness will get to remain on the job. Officer Mark Kelly, 30, said he was told by assistant police Chief John Meza last week that city officials told him Kelly can no longer work for the Mesa Police Department because of his medical condition. Kelly was told by city officials ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +37
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