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    Officer Okay After Terrifying Wreck Escape

    Officer Okay After Terrifying Wreck Escape
    DETROIT - He says he remembers little of the crash. His patrol car collided with [gate] a truck and hit a wall. "That's all I really remember," Detroit Police Sgt. Lemuel Wilson told the Free Press on Thursday, hours after he was in a fiery crash. The patrol car burst into flames after Wilson lost control on I-96 near Martin Luther ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    Iowa Residents Flock to Sheriffs Office for Gun Permits

    Iowa Residents Flock to Sheriffs Office for Gun Permits
    Several Iowa sheriffs' offices reported receiving 10 to 20 times as many weapons permit applications on Monday as they do most days. Monday was the first day government offices were open since Saturday, when a law took effect that requires sheriffs under most circumstances to issue permits to carry concealed weapons. Sheriffs previously had greater discretion to deny or restrict such ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    LAPD Chief to Return 130 Desk Officers to Streets

    LAPD Chief to Return 130 Desk Officers to Streets
    Streamlining the upper management of the Los Angeles Police Department, Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday he plans to take 130 officers off desk duty and return them to the streets. "This will be the first wave of officers as we move forward," Beck said, outlining the organizational changes he is making during his first months as chief. "This will be extremely ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +19
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    Missing 12-Year-Old Girl, Believed to be Kidnapped, Found Safe and Sound

    Missing 12-Year-Old Girl, Believed to be Kidnapped, Found Safe and Sound
    SHREVEPORT, LA - The 12-year-old Shreveport girl who went missing for several days is home safe after her father picked her up from a convenience store early Wednesday. After pushing for the public's help in finding Amber White, police are being tight-lipped about the facts of the case. However, they confirmed the girl's father picked her up and never contacted authorities. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +19
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    Son of Paralyzed Cop to Join the Force

    NEW YORK -- Among the new NYPD cadets scheduled to be sworn into the police academy is Conor McDonald. He's the son of Steven McDonald who was paralyzed on the job in 1986. The 23-year-old Conor is Steven's only son. His wife was pregnant when he was shot in Central Park and later forgave the shooter. Conor and his fellow cadets ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +19
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    Cop Rescues Puppy Trapped in Tornado Debris

    Cop Rescues Puppy Trapped in Tornado Debris
    MONSON, MA - Amid the devastation left by the tornadoes that ripped through Central and Western Massachusetts Wednesday, a state trooper has brought a measure of joy to a family in one of the hardest hit towns. State Police said in a statement that Trooper Brian Pearl rescued a 25-pound, dark brown shar-pei-chow mix puppy from a collapsed home on Stewart ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    Armed and Wanted Parolee Shot by Police In Standoff

    Armed and Wanted Parolee Shot by Police In Standoff
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police shot and wounded a wanted parolee during a gunbattle Wednesday morning in the Western Addition, authorities said. The suspect, 38-year-old Roselyndo Nagayo Sicat, was being treated at San Francisco General Hospital after being shot near the corner of Gough and Ellis streets shortly before 8 a.m. Police said he was expected to survive. Officers had ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    Deputy Cleared In Fatal Shooting Investigation

    MADISON, Wis. — Authorities say a Dane County sheriff's deputy won't face charges for fatally shooting a Madison man who attacked him last week. The sheriff's office said Monday that Deputy Keith Severson responded appropriately in a life-threatening situation. Sheriff Dave Mahoney says Severson fired seven shots, killing 25-year-old Eugene Walker. The shooting happened outside an apartment building in Town of ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    New Budget Could Restore 47 Police Jobs in Camden

    New Budget Could Restore 47 Police Jobs in Camden
    CAMDEN — A new budget, set to be considered by the city council Tuesday, proposes the rehiring of 47 Camden police officers and 13 firefighters following increased taxation, according to a report on CourierPostOnline.com. The budget, created by Camden Mayor Dana Redd, contains an additional $3.3 million for the police department and $2.2 million for the fire department, after the state ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    Police Shoot, Kill Gun-Weilding Attacker

    Police Shoot, Kill Gun-Weilding Attacker
    CONCORD - Concord police shot and killed a wanted man who fired at two officers, authorities said Thursday. Richard Renfandt II, 31, of Concord was killed in the carport of a building on the 3400 block of Hillsborough Drive just after 6 p.m. Wednesday, police Lt. Jim Lardieri said in a statement. Renfandt had two outstanding arrest warrants, police said - ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    Cop Found Guilty In Marine’s Shooting Death

    Cop Found Guilty In Marine’s Shooting Death
    BALTIMORE - Baltimore police Officer Gahiji Tshamba was found guilty of manslaughter Thursday in the shooting death one year ago of Tyrone Brown, a Marine veteran and father of two. "The defendant overreacted and in fact exacerbated this whole tragic" set of event, said Baltimore Circuit Judge Edward R.K. Hargadon. More than 21 witnesses appeared over six days, offering varied accounts ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    SF Police Chief: Protect and Preserve the Tenderloin

    SF Police Chief: Protect and Preserve the Tenderloin
    As a 20-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department, George Gascón isn't exactly new to tough neighborhoods. During the late 1970s, he worked the Hollywood Division when the once-fabled neighborhood was known primarily for its transvestite streetwalkers and drug sales. In the late 1980s, he moved to Hollenbeck, a proud Chicano community in East L.A. with deep roots-and some of ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    Injured officer Defying the Odds

    Injured officer Defying the Odds
    TAMPA - It was only a flutter of the eyelids. But to Cheryl Law, waiting by her daughter's bedside at Tampa General Hospital that November day, it was a hopeful sign. "I said to her, 'Andrea, if you can hear me, move your foot.' And she wiggled her foot," Law said. "I said, 'Move your left foot,' and she moved her ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    LAPD Officer Cleared in Immigrant's Shooting Death

    LAPD Officer Cleared in Immigrant's Shooting Death
    LOS ANGELES -- Last year, days of angry protests followed the fatal police shooting of a Guatemalan immigrant. When a civilian oversight panel announced that the officer was justified in using lethal force in the case, calm prevailed amid the small crowds that protested the finding. Police had braced for the worse Tuesday as the Los Angeles Police Commission announced it ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    Sheriff Joe's 'Operation Desert Sky' Nets Seven In Human-Smuggling Bust

    Sheriff Joe's 'Operation Desert Sky' Nets Seven In Human-Smuggling Bust
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Sheriff Joe Arpaio's latest crime sweep, Operation Desert Sky, has led to the arrest of seven illegal immigrants in the north Valley, authorities say. On Tuesday night, deputies from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Human Smuggling Unit stopped a late-model Chrysler for a speeding violation. Inside the vehicle, they found seven people, all illegal immigrants, apparently headed ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +18
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    New K9 Joins the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office

    SANTA CRUZ -- Ari, the brother of Sheriff's Office's other police dog, Tomi, officially joined the force Sunday. Ari is a 2-year-old, male German shepherd and Belgian malinois, and is trained for patrol and narcotics detection. "He really is beautiful, high energy, strong and very playful," said Sgt. Dan Campos, in a statement. "Their presence alone, oftentimes, put an end to ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    Officer's Home Burglarized by Suspected Murderer

    Officer's Home Burglarized by Suspected Murderer
    TULSA, OK - Tulsa police shot a man Monday who had been wanted for questioning in a burglary in which guns and police gear were stolen from a police detective's home. The two officers who shot Denny Edward Phillips, 32, were not identified Monday night, but Tulsa Police Capt. Rick Helberg said they were accompanying U.S. marshals and federal agents who ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    New Va. Governor Reinstates Police Chaplains Prayers

    New Va. Governor Reinstates Police Chaplains Prayers
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police chaplains can invoke Jesus during prayers again. State Police Superintendent Stephen Flaherty reinstated a policy allowing chaplains to use the name Jesus on Wednesday. Flaherty rescinded that policy after a 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling two years ago. The court said prayers delivered on behalf of governments can't favor one religion over ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +17
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    NC TROOPER SHOOTS AND KILLS DRIVER WITH HANDGUN DURING TRAFFIC STOP

    Submitted by APEXPROUD | Published about 2 years ago | Rated +17
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    LAPD Makes Over 100 Arrests In Tailgaiting Crackdown

    LAPD Makes Over 100 Arrests In Tailgaiting Crackdown
    LOS ANGELES - Opening Day is a sacred moment for those who bleed Dodger Blue, full of ritual and expectations. But outside the stadium, some have a ritual of their own: heavy drinking, sometimes from dawn to dusk and into the night. This year, the Los Angeles Police Department decided enough was enough. More than 150 officers spread out around the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +17
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