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    Sheriff Joe Conducting Immigrant Sweep

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is conducting an illegal immigrant sweep at an El Mirage business. The Sheriff's Office says its Criminal Employment Squad has responded to a landscaping business in the 12,000 block of West Peoria Avenue. The Sheriff's Office says its Illegal Immigration hot line received information that at least half of the people working in ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +27
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    New Memorial Unveiled Honoring Three Fallen Officers

    New Memorial Unveiled Honoring Three Fallen Officers
    PITTSBURGH - At first their eyes were dry, even as bagpipes wailed and a police chaplain spoke of their enduring heartache. But the moment honor guards emerged with photographs of the three fallen officers' stoic faces, grief washed through the crowd of police, their families and friends. The tears during Friday's remembrance seemed as fresh as those shed a year ago ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +27
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    Officer Hailed As Hero After Reviving Choking Woman

    Officer Hailed As Hero After Reviving Choking Woman
    Find the original article on CliffviewPilot.com WESTWOOD, NJ - As anxious birthday-party attendees looked on, a young police officer dramatically revived an 88-year-old Hillsdale woman who stopped breathing while choking on a piece of meat in a Westwood banquet hall. “I really thought I was going to die,” Margaret Elko Rosenbauer said. But Westwood Police Officer Scott McNiff had different ideas, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +27
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    Photos: Thousands of J. Edgar Hoover Items Gifted To NLEOMF

    The J. Edgar Hoover collection press conference at the NLEOMF's Washington, D.C., office. Next Photo >>> [page] From left to right: J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Chairman William Branon , FBI Assistant Director Michael Kortan, NLEOMF CEO Craig W. Floyd. Next Photo >>> [page] The NLEOMF hopes to open the National Law Enforcement Museum by 2013. Next Photo >>> [page] Selected items ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +27
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    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe

    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe
    PUERTO RICO - The biggest police corruption probe in the 102-year history of the FBI snared more than 130 people Wednesday in Puerto Rico. The bulk of them were law enforcement officers accused of providing security to drug traffickers. The arrests were the latest blow to a scandal-plagued island police department struggling with soaring crime and dirty cops who allegedly accepted ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +26
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    California Police Revive Toddler Found In Hotel Fountain

    California Police Revive Toddler Found In Hotel Fountain
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police rescued a toddler Wednesday who fell into a lobby fountain at the Hyatt Regency hotel while his mother frantically searched for him, authorities said. The mother called 911 at 1:22 p.m. to say her son was missing, and within minutes responding police officers found the 1 1/2-year-old boy in the fountain, police Officer Albie Esparza ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +26
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    Brooklyn Drug Dealers Arrested After Being Photographed on Google Street View

    Brooklyn Drug Dealers Arrested After Being Photographed on Google Street View
    BROOKLYN - A gang of alleged drug dealers have been caught after they were photographed at work by the Google Street View car. The gang were selling heroin and marijuana outside a grocery store in Brooklyn, New York, when the Google driver went past and inadvertently took their picture. The street corner where they worked was then put under surveillance and ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Son of Fallen Deputy Sworn In; Jail Renamed In Father's Honor

    Son of Fallen Deputy Sworn In; Jail Renamed In Father's Honor
    ALEXANDRIA, VA - With bagpipes playing and tears flowing, Zita Truesdale Noyes steps out into the sunlight and travels back thirty years to a winter day in 1981. It was the day her husband, William, became the only sworn member of the Alexandria Sheriff's Office ever killed in the line of duty. Their son, Kevin, is 30-years-old now. At the time ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Vamos, Jose! Sheriff Joe Sells Spanish Version of Famous Pink Underwear

    Vamos, Jose! Sheriff Joe Sells Spanish Version of Famous Pink Underwear
    MARICOPA COUNTY: Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who began forcing jail inmates to wear pink "Go, Joe" undergarb 17 years ago, offers a Spanish-language version that says, "Vamos, Jose!" The Arizona Republic reports that the self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America sells the new undergarb at a Phoenix Mexican restaurant. "It will raise more money to help at-risk youth, and it is ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +25
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    Police Seize Secret Sub Capable of Carrying 10 Tons of Cocaine

    Police Seize Secret Sub Capable of Carrying 10 Tons of Cocaine
    BOGOTA, COLOMBIA - Police in Ecuador seized a 100-foot submarine being built by suspected drug traffickers capable of carrying a crew of six and 10 tons of cocaine on underwater voyages lasting up to 10 days — a "game changer" for U.S. anti-drug and border security efforts, officials said Monday. A raid Friday by 120 police officers and soldiers netted the ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run

    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run
    WEST VALLEY CITY, UT - Two car chases, a totaled police cruiser and an extended foot pursuit of a naked woman through sagebrush finally ended with a Taser being used to subdue her. No, it was not a typical call for the West Valley Police Department. “A man was outside his vehicle on [State Road] 111 putting up home business signs ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +24
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    While Fleeing Police, Mans Jumped to His Death

    While Fleeing Police, Mans Jumped to His Death
    MINNEAPOLIS - A man running from police after a fight outside a nightclub jumped to his death from a downtown Minneapolis freeway overpass, police said. Just after 2 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to the Epic nightclub at 110 N. 5th St., after a fight started outside the club. When officers arrived, the man believed to have started the fight ran ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Respected Police Sergeant Skips Ranks to Become Police Chief

    Respected Police Sergeant Skips Ranks to Become Police Chief
    RAYNHAM, MA - A well-respected police sergeant has skipped the ranks of lieutenant and captain to secure the position of top cop in the Raynham Police Department, where he will encounter challenges usually found in far more urban settings. The Board of Selectmen on Dec. 21 appointed 42-year-old James Donovan, a 23-year-veteran of Raynham’s police force, to the position of police ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Justice Dept: No Body Armor Policies, No Grants

    Justice Dept: No Body Armor Policies, No Grants
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is threatening to withhold millions of dollars in federal aid to local police departments unless they adopt policies that require uniformed officers to wear body armor. The requirement, which takes effect this month as local agencies apply for as much as $37 million in federal aid to purchase bullet-resistant vests, comes in the wake of a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    DA: Deputies' Fatal Gunfire Was Self-Defense

    DA: Deputies' Fatal Gunfire Was Self-Defense
    PARDEEVILLE, Wis. — Columbia County prosecutors will not charge two sheriff's deputies who shot and killed a Cambridge man last month. District attorney Jane Kohlwey says a report from the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation concludes that the deputies fired in self-defense. Authorities received a call Nov. 14 saying 51-year-old Kelly J. Bishell was threatening to kill himself and his dog. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +24
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    Ga. Police Upgrade to .40-Caliber Sidearms to Counter Criminals

    Ga. Police Upgrade to .40-Caliber Sidearms to Counter Criminals
    DeKALB, Ga. — Gangs and drug traffickers have ditched their pistols for assault rifles and other military-style firearms, leaving police outgunned. To beef up its arsenal, the DeKalb County Police Department is trading in its 9 mm handguns for .40-caliber weapons, which are more effective. Last week, the County Commission approved the purchase of 1,200 Smith & Wesson .40-caliber handguns to ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    Police Fatally Shoot Man After Officer Struck by Car

    CHICAGO - Police fatally shot a man Thursday after an officer was struck by a vehicle on the South Side, officials said. The man, who previously was accused of battering an officer, was shot near a fast-food restaurant at 75th and Lafayette streets. It is unclear whether the man was driving the vehicle that hit the officer, who suffered non-life-threatening injuries. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    Jury Clears Sheriff's Office In Wrongful Death

    Jury Clears Sheriff's Office In Wrongful Death
    KEARNEY - A grand jury has cleared the Buffalo County Sheriff's Office of wrongdoing in the May death of David Cagler of rural Kearney. Cagler, 55, died May 1 at Good Samaritan Hospital. He had been arrested April 22 following a nearly two-hour search by law enforcement personnel. Grand jurors issued a no true bill Tuesday in Cagler's death, which means ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +23
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    Sheriff's Investigators Nab Fugitive with Fake Job Offer

    Sheriff's Investigators Nab Fugitive with Fake Job Offer
    COOK COUNTY, IL - A Florida fugitive who had traveled around the world will be extradited on Wednesday after Cook County Sheriff's fugitive investigators developed an elaborate plan to capture her. Victoria Okegbola, 28, has been wanted in Broward County, Fla., since she left the country last summer. In May, Broward County officials notified Cook County investigators that Okegbola may be ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    Sheriff Joe's Immigration Posse: The Incredible Hulk, Steven Seagul

    Sheriff Joe's Immigration Posse: The Incredible Hulk, Steven Seagul
    PHOENIX -- People crossing the border illegally may be doing double takes, because a TV superhero is going to be on patrol. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio on Wednesday swore in 56 members of a new volunteer sheriff's posse group that includes "The Incredible Hulk" star Lou Ferrigno. The sheriff says action-film star Steven Seagal and actor Peter Lupus of TV's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +23
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