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    TX Police Shoot, Kill Charging Bull on Interstate

    TX Police Shoot, Kill Charging Bull on Interstate
    ARLINGTON, TX - Arlington police shot and killed a bull that found its way onto Interstate 30 on Saturday evening, brought traffic to a standstill and menaced animal control workers and others at the scene. Police shut down westbound traffic at Eastchase Parkway about 7 p.m. because of the bull, which had begun charging cars, police said. "I'm told that this ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    Trooper Pulls Up To Squad Car, Finds Passed Out Teen

    Trooper Pulls Up To Squad Car, Finds Passed Out Teen
    SALEM, Ore. (AP) - An Oregon State Police trooper pulled up next to a parked Marion County sheriff's patrol car late Saturday expecting to talk to the deputy. Instead he found an 18-year-old passed out over the steering wheel. State police said the Ford Mustang had been stolen from the deputy's home. The Statesman Journal reported the sheriff's office wasn't aware ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    A National Recognition for Seattle Officer

    SEATTLE —The Seattle police officer who shot cop-killer Maurice Clemmons has been named the Officer of the Month for March by the National Law Enforcement Officers memorial Fund. Benjamin Kelly killed Clemmons in a confrontation on Dec. 1, two days after he killed four Lakewood officers. A King County inquest jury decided Wednesday that Kelly had reason to fear for his ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +23
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    Chicago Police Make Year's Biggest Heroin Bust to Date

    Chicago Police Make Year's Biggest Heroin Bust to Date
    CHICAGO - Chicago police recovered more than $5 million in cash and made the year's largest seizure of heroin from a Northwest Side home, officials said Monday. Officers found 10 kilograms of heroin with a value of $1.5 million at the home in the 2500 block of North Kildare Avenue, authorities said. The home sits just around the corner from Kelvyn ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    Sheriff Involved in High-Speed Chase

    Sheriff Involved in High-Speed Chase
    Salt Lake County Sheriff Jim Winder ended up involved in a highway chase with a strange ending as he drove to a training seminar Saturday in Park City, police said. Winder was driving east on Interstate 80 in Parleys Canyon at about 10 a.m. when he spotted a Toyota Camry being driven erratically, moving from lane to lane, said Unified Police ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    Court Sides with Police in Warrantless Search

    Court Sides with Police in Warrantless Search
    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against a Kentucky man who was arrested after police burst into his apartment without a search warrant because they smelled marijuana and feared he was trying to get rid of incriminating evidence. Voting 8-1, the justices reversed a Kentucky Supreme Court ruling that threw out the evidence gathered when officers entered Hollis King's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +22
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    Cop Dragged One Block by SUV He Tried to Stop

    Cop Dragged One Block by SUV He Tried to Stop
    PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia police officer trying to stop an SUV belonging to a Montgomery County man who had been found dead in his blood-spattered living room was dragged about a block yesterday when a man seen driving the vehicle hit the gas, police said. Richard Porter, 68, of Woodhill Road in Wayne, was found in his home lying on his ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    'Bang' Forces NYPD Chopper to Make Water Landing

    'Bang' Forces NYPD Chopper to Make Water Landing
    NEW YORK CITY - An NYPD helicopter pilot patrolling the air space before Air Force One landed at Kennedy Airport brought out her inner Chesley Sullenberger - making an emergency landing on Wednesday in Jamaica Bay. The six-member crew survived with minor injuries after Detective Erin Nolan was forced to splash down around 4 p.m. because of a mechanical problem. The ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    Court: Injured Bystander Can't Sue Police

    Court: Injured Bystander Can't Sue Police
    Minneapolis -- A woman who lost her leg after she was struck and pinned between two cars by an alleged drug dealer fleeing St. Paul police may not sue the department for negligence because it is protected under official immunity, the Minnesota Court of Appeals ordered. The ruling upheld a district court decision dismissing a lawsuit that Mary Plaster had filed ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +22
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    Seven Killers Back Behind Bars After Officer's Slaying

    Seven Killers Back Behind Bars After Officer's Slaying
    WOBURN, MA - Seven Bay State killers were yanked back into maximum-security prisons in the days after the murder of a Woburn cop by a paroled triple-lifer, the Herald has learned. Department of Correction brass demanded that the second-degree murderers — once a step away from freedom working and living in prerelease centers and halfway houses — be locked up after ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +22
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    Grand Jury Clears Officers of Charges In Student's Death

    Grand Jury Clears Officers of Charges In Student's Death
    THORNWOOD, NY - The Easton family of Danroy “D.J.” Henry Jr. is dumbfounded, but vows to persevere after a New York grand jury brought no charges against a police officer who fatally shot the popular Pace University football player. “It’s hard for my family,” Danroy Henry Sr. said last night. “This is an unfortunate roller coaster. For them, the tragedy is ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +22
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    Crime-Ridden Camden to Rehire Fifty Officers

    Crime-Ridden Camden to Rehire Fifty Officers
    CAMDEN, NJ - Some Camden police officers and firefighters will be back in uniform April 1 thanks to an influx of funds. City officials today announced a plan that rehires 50 police personel and 15 firefighters via $2.5 million in "payment in lieu of taxes," or PILOT, funds. Mayor Dana Redd made the announcement weeks after city council shot down a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +22
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    Cop's Search Justified by Car's Odors Court Says

    Cop's Search Justified by Car's Odors Court Says
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The strong whiff of air fresheners and other odor-masking agents was enough reason for a highway officer to suspect a pulled-over driver might be a drug trafficker, according to the Utah Court of Appeals. Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Jason Jensen pulled over Heather Richards in 2007 for crossing the fog line and following another vehicle too ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    L.A. Intersection Named for City's First Black Officer Killed in Line of Duty

    L.A. Intersection Named for City's First Black Officer Killed in Line of Duty
    His widow was too poor to buy a headstone for his grave. So Los Angeles' first black police officer to be killed in the line of duty was buried in an unmarked grave when he was laid to rest 87 years ago. This week, city leaders took steps to remedy that oversight by designating the downtown intersection of Central Avenue and ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    Officer Launches $1.2M Defamation Suit Against YouTube

    Officer Launches $1.2M Defamation Suit Against YouTube
    TORONTO -- A Toronto police officer nicknamed "Officer Bubbles" on YouTube over an incident during the G20 summit has launched a $1.2-million defamation suit against the website. Const. Adam Josephs received the nickname after an online video surfaced of him telling a protester she would be arrested if any of her bubbles touched police officers. Josephs is not suing over the ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +22
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    MCSO Makes 28 Arrests In Bread Factory Bust

    PHOENIX — Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies arrested at least 28 people for allegedly using false identification documents to get jobs at a Mesa bread factory. The arrests were made after deputies executed a search warrant Thursday morning at the Alpine Valley Bread Company. Approximately 50 to 60 employees were working inside the bakery when the raid occurred and had arrested 28 ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +21
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    sheriff lures 100 fugitives with free tv giveaway

    Submitted by APEXPROUD | Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +21
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    Former Officer Who Saved Wheelchair-Bound Man From Fire Ducks the Spotlight

    Read the original article at CliffviewPilot.com This is what a hero looks like: After rescuing a man in a wheelchair from a fire, Dean Brauch stopped by Fair Lawn police headquarters later in the day in case they needed a written statement from him. Otherwise, police might never have known who the good Samaritan was who saved a stranger’s life. “I ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +21
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    DA Clears 20 State Troopers In MA Suspect's Death

    DA Clears 20 State Troopers In MA Suspect's Death
    WORCESTER, MA - Police did nothing wrong when they busted a 45-year-old Worcester man who died hours after resisting arrest, Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett has found. “While Mr. (Kenneth) Howe had injuries associated with a strenuous physical struggle, he did not have any associated with purposeful hitting,” Blodgett said. “The medical evidence also shows that Mr. Howe suffered from ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +21
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    Chief's Resignation Letter Gets the Last Word

    COSTA MESA, Calif.—Costa Mesa's interim police chief resigned Monday over the city's plan to reduce police staffing levels in an angry four-page memo in which he called the City Council's plan "foolhardy." Steve Staveley accused the majority of the council of meddling with officers' scheduling and creating a budget crisis to serve their own political goals. In March, the council ordered ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +21
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