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    2012 Police Interceptor Unveiled by Ford

    2012 Police Interceptor Unveiled by Ford
    Ford's new police car can endure a rear-end crash at 75 m.p.h., easily jump curbs and accelerate twice as fast as Ford's outgoing iconic Crown Victoria Police Interceptor. "We hope that you will agree that Ford has succeeded in delivering the ultimate new police interceptor," Mark Fields, Ford's president of the Americas, said as he introduced the new car to a ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +228
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    Photos From the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil

    Photos From the 21st Annual Candlelight Vigil
    Tens of thousands of law enforcement personnel gathered in Washington, D.C., for the reading of the 387 names that were added to the wall at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. Officers, survivors and supporters came from all over the country for the event hosted by The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF). The event's speaker of honor was Attorney ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated +102
  • -24

    Judge Suppresses Traffic Stop Based Solely on Witness Description of Car

    PEABODY, MA -- When Peabody police arrested a pair of brothers in an early morning robbery of a Route 1 motel last September, a department spokesman praised it as good teamwork by officers in two parts of the city. But last month, a Salem Superior Court judge tossed out the stop of the suspects' car and the items found inside -- ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -24
  • +44

    Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV

    Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV
    Ford is betting that its all-new police SUV -- images of which are being released today for the first time -- will help it retain its dominance of the police car segment even as General Motors and Chrysler are launching their own new police cars. Ford's new Police Interceptor SUV is equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 horsepower. It ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +44
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    Cop Fired For Responding to Officer Down Call

    Cop Fired For Responding to Officer Down Call
    HOUSTON, TX - Law enforcement leaders are stepping up criticism of Rice University's firing of a police officer who responded to an armed standoff off-campus last month with a man who shot two HPD officers before turning the gun on himself. Rice University terminated the officer, David Sedmak, for dereliction of duty for leaving his post to get to the call ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -185
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    Deputy's Practical Joke Hits Bottom [Video]

    Deputy's Practical Joke Hits Bottom [Video]
    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - A Collier County deputy was reprimanded after shocking a colleague with a Taser in an incident meant to be a joke. The December scene was caught on tape at the Collier County jail. A female deputy was seen showing a message on her iPod to Cpl. Wilmer A. Arencibia, who followed the woman and shocked her on ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -87
  • -83

    Officer Forced to Fatally Shoot Teenage Son

    Officer Forced to Fatally Shoot Teenage Son
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, PA - A Montgomery County police officer fatally shot his 17-year-old son when the teenager attacked him with a hunting knife Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Stephen Schmitz, a junior at North Penn Senior High School, was shot in his Towamencin Township home about 3 p.m. by his father, Eric B. Schmitz, 56, a lieutenant with the Hatfield Township Police ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -83
  • +48

    LEO Stages Fake Arrest of Daughter's Would-Be Romeo

    LEO Stages Fake Arrest of Daughter's Would-Be Romeo
    SAN JOSE, CA - Most fathers would have taken him aside for a quiet chat. But when one police officer found out a 15-year-old boy had slept with his 14-year-old step-daughter, he took things a little bit further. The unnamed California motorcycle cop went round to the youth’s house in uniform and staged a fake arrest, claiming that he was being ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +48
  • +61

    Cops Smash Obstinate Driver's Window at DUI Stop [Vid]

    Cops Smash Obstinate Driver's Window at DUI Stop [Vid]
    SAN DIEGO -- Just two days ago, the Escondido Police Department issued 16 citations after stopping more than 600 drivers at a DUI checkpoint, but Thursday there is word that a stop back in February that was captured on video will be the focus of a court case this summer. Escondido Police smashed the window of a car during a February ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +61
  • +55

    Video: Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Defends Officer from Attacker

    Video: Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Defends Officer from Attacker
    SAN FRANCISCO - As The San Francisco Examiner first reported, a jiu-jitsu instructor saved a San Francisco police officer from a pummeling after an alleged incident involving a Muni citation. Now, there is a video of the event. Police say that 23-year-old Paris Augusta assaulted a police officer after the cop escorted him off a Muni bus following a routine fare ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated +55
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    Police Officer With Gun is Denied Voting Right

    Police Officer With Gun is Denied Voting Right
    BANGOR — A Bangor police officer says he wasn’t allowed to cast his ballot when an election warden refused to let him vote while wearing his service revolver. James Dearing said he was patrolling his beat Friday when he stopped to vote at the Bangor Civic Center. He said that’s where warden Wayne Mallar said he couldn’t vote unless he turned ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -99
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    Witnesses: Slain Ark. Officer Rescued Partner

    Witnesses: Slain Ark. Officer Rescued Partner
    A man suspected of fatally shooting an Arkansas policeman during a traffic stop sounded like he was reciting a prayer as the young officer approached his car door, a witness who was in the car told The Associated Press. "Tonight's the night. Tonight's the night," April Swanner recalled the suspected gunman Jerry Lard saying. Swanner didn't know what her friend meant ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +40
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    Photos: Ford Introduces New Police Interceptor SUV

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    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +6
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated +27
  • -128

    Video Captures Territorial Pennsylvania Officers Brawl

    Video Captures Territorial Pennsylvania Officers Brawl
    COLWYN, PA -- In a bizarre territorial dispute, police officers from neighboring towns outside Philadelphia began brawling while a woman lay injured on the ground nearby, myFOXphilly.com revealed Thursday. Newly released video of the fracas shows officers from the Colwyn and Darby boroughs of Delaware County arguing over which police force should have responded to the incident. The confrontation happened last ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -128
  • -96

    Line of Duty Deaths up 900% This Year

    Line of Duty Deaths up 900% This Year
    With just one day before January’s halfway point, line of duty deaths in 2010 are up 900% compared to the same time last year. So far in 2010, ten law enforcement officers from nine different states have been killed in the line of duty: Four by gunfire and six in automobile or motorcycle crashes. As we honor their memories, and mourn ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -96
  • -65

    BP Agents Told to Stop Making Illegal Immigrant Arrests

    BP Agents Told to Stop Making Illegal Immigrant Arrests
    COCHISE COUNTY, AZ - An Arizona sheriff says U.S. Border Patrol officials have repeatedly told him they have been ordered to reduce -- at times even stop -- arrests of illegal immigrants caught trying to cross the U.S. border. Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever stated that a supervisor with the U.S. Border Patrol told him as recently as this month that ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -65
  • -28

    Escaped 300-Pound Chimp Attacks Police Cruiser

    Escaped 300-Pound Chimp Attacks Police Cruiser
    KANSAS CITY - A 300-pound chimpanzee escaped from its owner Tuesday afternoon and ran rampant through a Kansas City neighborhood, scaring walkers, pounding on passing cars and breaking a police car’s windshield. The 21-year-old ape, named Sueko, also pointed and laughed at residents and flipped off an animal control officer near 78th Street and Indiana Avenue, witnesses said. About 40 minutes ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -28
  • -65

    K9 Killing Cop Flees Post In Suicide Attempt

    K9 Killing Cop Flees Post In Suicide Attempt
    KENT, UK - The head of a police dog training school in the UK was reportedly recovering today from an attempt to commit suicide after two police dogs roasted to death in his car on one of the hottest days of the year. Sergeant Ian Craven could face prosecution for animal cruelty after the dogs - a Belgian Malinois bitch called ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated -65
  • -98

    Union Files Complaint Against Chief Who Made Off-Duty Arrest

    Union Files Complaint Against Chief Who Made Off-Duty Arrest
    Scranton, Penn. -- The Scranton police union has filed an unfair labor practice complaint against the city for an off-duty drug arrest made by Police Chief Dan Duffy in March. The complaint, which was filed with the state Labor Relations Board on April 14, takes issue with the chief arresting a man who was allegedly in possession of marijuana because the ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -98
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