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    Arpaio to Use Chain Gang During All-Star Game

    PHOENIX — The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America, Arizona's Joe Arpaio, is making an appearance at the Major League Baseball All-Star Game with a group of undocumented immigrants at hand. [photo:607449] The Arizona Republic reports, Arpaio will assemble a chain gang made of a group of undocumented immigrants, specifically convicted of DUI's, in conjunction with other DUI offenders in an effort ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Daughter of slain Fort Worth officer picks up the check for officers' dinner

    Submitted by luke3302 | Published over 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Officer's Quick Actions Saved Drowning Teen

    Officer's Quick Actions Saved Drowning Teen
    KENT, Ohio— A Kent Police Department Patrolman made a snap decision and saved a teen from drowning in the Cuyahoga River. Saturday evening, Officer Jim Ennemoser heard an emergency call for the fire department over the scanner, and decided to head to the river himself. He got there first. "I was coming down the path right here, I could hear people ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +32
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    Wear Your Vest: Officer's Life Saved During Shootout

    Wear Your Vest: Officer's Life Saved During Shootout
    NORTHGLENN, CO -- Northglenn police found the homeowner with a gunshot wound after using a robot to enter the house early Tuesday morning. Northglenn police officer Dennis Alps was trying to serve a warrant when he was shot Monday evening. “One of our officers was shot in the upper arm. Also another round, I was told, hit almost in the center ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Marine Police Pull Wheelchair-Bound Woman from Lake

    Marine Police Pull Wheelchair-Bound Woman from Lake
    CHICAGO - Two Chicago Police Marine Unit officers had just finished a drill on treating near-drowning victims when they were summoned to a downtown harbor to save the life of a woman who had stopped breathing after falling into the water. The woman, 60, fell in the water about 9:40 p.m. Friday after a man, 59, who had been pushing her ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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    Sheriff Joe's Inmates Full Of Christmas Cheer

    Sheriff Joe's Inmates Full Of Christmas Cheer
    PHOENIX (AP) - Christmas carols will be filling the halls of the Maricopa County Jail Tuesday, when Sheriff Joe Arpaio holds a contest for inmates. The winner of the caroling contest will receive a full Christmas dinner for him or herself, and their cellmates. As part of this competition, each inmate must sing a well known Christmas carol. Sheriff's officials say ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +31
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated +30
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    Eighth Grader Honored for Helping Police K9

    BOSTON - A 13-year-old Massachusetts girl who struggled for months to raise $750 to buy a bulletproof vest for a police dog is being honored for her generosity. MBTA Transit Police Chief Paul MacMillan says Anna Barowsky made dog-shaped biscuits, doggie earrings out of clay, homemade whole wheat dog biscuits and sold lemonade at lemonade stands to raise money for a ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    City's First Police K-9 Unit to Have Its Day

    City's First Police K-9 Unit to Have Its Day
    Latrobe, Pa. -- Anita Bigo always said if she ever owns another dog, she would name it Rocky. The Latrobe chiropractor, however, could never predict how much the next dog she purchased would cost or who she would be buying it for. Two days after Latrobe City Council approved a letter of agreement with the city's Police Department to establish a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +30
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    Deputies Search Trunk, Find $45M Worth of Drugs

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.—San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies have uncovered a multimillion-dollar haul of marijuana and other drugs in the back of a big rig. The sheriff's department said Thursday that deputies pulled over a tractor-trailer for a traffic violation on Wednesday and noticed an overwhelming smell of marijuana. They found the trailer was filled with large cardboard containers on pallets holding ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +30
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    Sheriff Joe's Workplace Raid Nets Seven Arrests

    Sheriff Joe's Workplace Raid Nets Seven Arrests
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Maricopa County sheriff's deputies Thursday made seven arrests on suspicion of identity theft at a rebar manufacturer in Phoenix near Sky Harbor International Airport. Nearly 30 deputies and investigators raided Great Western Erectors just after 4 p.m. Investigators searched for employment documentation and seized records relating to 28 suspected undocumented employees. MCSO personnel were questioning about 13 ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +30
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    Intern's Heroic Actions Credited For Saving Congresswoman's Life

    Intern's Heroic Actions Credited For Saving Congresswoman's Life
    TUCSON (AP/CBS) - In the chaotic seconds after the shooting erupted Saturday, a University of Arizona student who had just begun an internship in Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' office sprang into action. Daniel Hernandez, 20, had trained as a certified nurse's assistant, and many credit his quick actions with saving the congresswoman's life when she was shot in the head. On "The ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +29
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    Criminal Hides In Dumpster; Gets Compacted 8 Times

    Criminal Hides In Dumpster; Gets Compacted 8 Times
    ALLIANCE, OH - A suspected shoplifter was injured Wednesday morning when he jumped into a trash bin and ended up getting compacted in a garbage truck. James Michael Brienzo, 37, of Barberton, was taken by medical helicopter to a Cleveland hospital after he was freed from the compacted garbage, said Lt. Bill Morris of the Alliance Police Department. ''It was mostly ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    Inmates Attack Dad Suspected of Trying to Sell Baby

    Inmates Attack Dad Suspected of Trying to Sell Baby
    MONTEREY — Two Salinas parents were arraigned Friday under heightened security after the father was attacked by jail inmates when they heard he was charged with attempting to sell their 8-month-old daughter. Patrick Alan Fousek, 38, and Samantha Tomasini, 20, are being held in segregated, lockdown cells at the Monterey County Jail, after the Thursday night attack. Sheriff's Cmdr. Mike Richards ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +29
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    Wounded Officer Applauded Upon Leaving Hospital

    Wounded Officer Applauded Upon Leaving Hospital
    A Somerville police officer who was shot multiple times in a confrontation with a suspect earlier this month was greeted by a crowd of proud family members and fellow officers today as he was released from a Boston hospital. Mario Oliveira, 42, looked frail as he came out of the Massachusetts General Hospital's Warren Building in a wheelchair. Dozens of fellow ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    Sheriff Joe to Critics: I Will 'Never' Resign

    Sheriff Joe to Critics: I Will 'Never' Resign
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Critics of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff on Wednesday called for his resignation and for the federal government to indict him and take control of his office amid allegations of corruption, racial profiling, and misspending. The call for action comes after a recent investigation revealed evidence of corruption among Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's top commanders, and emails ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +28
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    In Last Week of 30-Year Career, Calif. Cop Saves a Life

    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Less than a week until his retirement, San Jose police officer Darrell Cortez figured he would work his last few patrol shifts, already looking forward to continuing his work as state president of the Latino Peace Officers' Association and playing a few leisurely rounds at Los Lagos. But this morning, the 52-year-old officer found himself cutting down ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +28
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    VIDEO: Officer Shoots Window of Burning Car to Rescue Trapped Woman

    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A video shows a South Florida police officer shooting out a side window of a burning car to rescue a woman. Boca Raton police officer Jimmy Jalil says he and another man who stopped to help tried to break the window. But after nearly a dozen attempts, the 32-year-old Jalil decided to use his gun. Jalil ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +28
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    Fast-Acting Deputy Saves Choking Infant's Life

    Fast-Acting Deputy Saves Choking Infant's Life
    POLK COUNTY, FL - A quick-thinking Polk County deputy was able to save the life of a young child by performing the Heimlich maneuver on Tuesday. "This is just one example of how the jobs our deputies, and all first responders, do are priceless," said Polk Sheriff Grady Judd. About 8:30 p.m., Deputy Benjamin Kirkpatrick, 35, responded to a 911 call ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +28
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    FL Chief: I Was Offered $400K to Leave City

    FL Chief: I Was Offered $400K to Leave City
    MIAMI - Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito, who has been in a heated, year-long dispute with two elected leaders seeking his resignation, said Wednesday that city officials offered him $400,000 in January to “leave his position as chief quietly,” a year before his expected retirement. Exposito would not say who made the offer, referring only to “representatives of the city of ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +28
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