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    Trooper Okay After Multiple Vehicle Collision

    Trooper Okay After Multiple Vehicle Collision
    FRAMINGHAM, MA — A car possibly racing another vehicle on Route 30 in Framingham smashed into a cruiser carrying a veteran state trooper early yesterday, critically injuring the car’s driver but leaving the trooper nearly unscathed, State Police said. The trooper was at least the 11th involved in a serious crash in the past 15 months in which suspected erratic driving, ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    Families of Slain WA Officers Plead for Changes

    Families of Slain WA Officers Plead for Changes
    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- In emotional testimony Monday night, family members of four slain Lakewood police officers asked lawmakers to make changes to a system they say failed their loved ones. Lakewood police Sgt. Mark Renninger and Officers Ronald Owens, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards were shot to death in November at a coffee shop before the start of their Sunday morning ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +19
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    Off-duty officer kills teen, shoot 3 more in robbery attempt

    Submitted by Gunns | Published over 2 years ago | Rated +19
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    ICE Immigration Sweep Nets 678 Gang Member Arrests

    ICE Immigration Sweep Nets 678 Gang Member Arrests
    Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials announced Tuesday the arrests of 678 gang members allegedly associated with drug trafficking organizations in Mexico, South & Central America, the Caribbean, and Asia. This roundup, named Project Southern Tempest, covered a three month period from December 2010 through February 2011, reports CBS News homeland security correspondent Bob Orr. ICE's larger anti-gang initiative, called Operation Community ...
    Published about 3 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 over 3 years ago | Rated +19
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    Police Handcuff 7-Foot Alligator Approaching School

    OLDSMAR, Fla. (AP) - Deputies in Florida had to handcuff a rather unusual suspect: a 7-foot-long alligator. A crossing guard at a Tampa-area school spotted the gator lounging near an elementary school Monday morning around the time children would be walking to school. As she and three deputies waited for a trapper to arrive, the alligator started walking toward the children. ...
    Published over 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 almost 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 over 3 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 about 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 almost 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 almost 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 almost 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 about 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 about 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 about 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 over 3 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 almost 4 years ago | Rated +18
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    Nun Foils Robbery Attempt With Reprimand

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - A Pittsburgh thief turned out to be no match for a little nun with a commanding voice. Sister Lynn Rettinger didn't even have to break out a ruler for a man who reached into an opened car window and stole a wallet Tuesday. She just needed the tone of voice she's used for nearly 50 years in Catholic ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +17
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    Common Call Turns Into Deady Encounter for BART Officers

    Common Call Turns Into Deady Encounter for BART Officers
    SAN FRANCISCO - A BART police officer shot and killed a man on the platform of the Civic Center Station in San Francisco late Sunday after the man used a bottle as a weapon and drew a knife, transit agency officials said. What started as a common police call - a report of a man with an open bottle of alcohol ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +17
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    Record $3.3 Million Payout to Officer Left Paralyzed from Brawl

    Record $3.3 Million Payout to Officer Left Paralyzed from Brawl
    AUSTRALIA - A policeman who was left paralysed after being flattened by a "flying head butt" during a vicious pub brawl in Perth has been awarded a record $3.3 million ex-gratia payment by the West Australian government. Constable Matt Butcher was left partially paralysed from severe head injuries he suffered after the brawl outside the Old Bailey Tavern in, Joondalup in ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +17
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