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    Police Hunt for Missing $100K After Money Bag Falls from Armoured Truck

    Police Hunt for Missing $100K After Money Bag Falls from Armoured Truck
    CHICAGO — People fell onto a bag of cash like a pack of hungry piranhas after more than 100,000 dollars tumbled out the back of an armored truck onto an Ohio street, local media reported. The bag split open after it fell off the back of the vehicle Wednesday and the driver drove away without noticing. But a whole bunch of ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -13
  • -27

    Officer Runs Over Sleeping Woman While Driving Through Park

    Officer Runs Over Sleeping Woman While Driving Through Park
    CINCINNATI, OH - Authorities are investigating the death of a woman who was struck by a police cruiser in a Cincinnati park. State Highway Police Sgt. Matt Hamilton says a Cincinnati police officer was patrolling Washington Park on Tuesday when he hit 48-year-old Joann Burton, who was lying under some blankets on the grass. She was taken to a local hospital, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -27
  • +10

    Cop Favorite Crown Vic Retiring; Cruisers Get New Look

    Cop Favorite Crown Vic Retiring; Cruisers Get New Look
    DEARBORN, MI - The Ford Crown Victoria, the queen of all police cruisers for many years, has reached the end of the road. As a testimonial to her departure, law enforcement agencies across the nation are taking no chances on Victoria’s replacement by purchasing the current model at a near record pace. This is called customer satisfaction with a product, a ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +10
  • -7

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Fired Commanders 'Let Me Down'

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Fired Commanders 'Let Me Down'
    MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ - Faced with an investigation that uncovered deceit, intimidation and other misconduct at the highest levels of his office, Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced a plan to reorganize the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office in hopes of restoring public confidence in the agency. His announcement Tuesday came the same day that Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu released his complete investigation ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
  • +20

    Border Patrol Agent Fatally Shoots Man in Arizona

    Border Patrol Agent Fatally Shoots Man in Arizona
    DOUGLAS, AZ - A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 19-year-old man east of the Douglas port of entry Monday afternoon, officials said. The incident began with Douglas police pursuing an alleged drug smuggler around 12:30 p.m., said FBI spokesman Manuel Johnson. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Carlos La Madrid of Douglas, drove toward the border, says Carol ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +20
  • -25

    Off-Duty Philly Police Officer Shoots Neighbor

    Off-Duty Philly Police Officer Shoots Neighbor
    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer who shot a neighbor has been placed on limited duty while the shooting is investigated, police said. The man the unidentified officer shot, Josh Taylor, 23, was rushed to a hospital Monday by another neighbor with a chest wound, the Philadelphia Daily News reported. Relatives told the newspaper they had been informed he was unlikely to ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -25
  • -11

    Lawyer Sends Cease-and-Desist Letter to FL Chief

    Lawyer Sends Cease-and-Desist Letter to FL Chief
    MIAMI - For months, Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito has fueled a political firestorm by suggesting the city’s mayor is in bed with nefarious criminals linked to slot-style video gaming machines in cafeterias and markets across the city. Now two businessmen are adding another twist to the saga: They want Exposito to stop linking them to organized crime. In a cease-and-desist ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -11
  • -18

    Would You Ever Ticket Your Police Commissioner?

    Would You Ever Ticket Your Police Commissioner?
    EAST HAVEN — Officer Dennis Spaulding has a knack for turning up in the middle of things — this time ticketing a police commissioner Tuesday moments after the commissioner left the police station. Police board member Joseph Civitello confirmed Tuesday night that Spaulding issued him an infraction for driving without a front marker plate. “He gave me a ticket,” Civitello said ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -18
  • +14

    Deputy Hit By Car During Stop; Shoots at Fleeing Driver

    Deputy Hit By Car During Stop; Shoots at Fleeing Driver
    DANE COUNTY, WI - A Dane County Sheriff’s deputy who fired his gun at a fleeing car after being injured Saturday night is on paid leave. That is normal protocol after “a critical incident,” Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney said Sunday. How long the deputy is on leave depends on his needs, Mahoney added. It could be a few days or ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +14
  • -23

    Sheriff Faces Meth Charge in State Ravaged by Drug

    Sheriff Faces Meth Charge in State Ravaged by Drug
    VAN BUREN, Mo. - One county on the edge of the Missouri Ozarks seemed oddly immune to the scourge of methamphetamine ravaging the state, boasting few meth raids or arrests in recent years. Some residents now think they know why, after a meth bust landed the Carter County sheriff himself in jail. Tommy Adams, county sheriff for a little more than ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -23
  • +46

    Officer Acquitted of Murder in Drunk Driver's Death

    Officer Acquitted of Murder in Drunk Driver's Death
    EVERETT, Wa. — Everett police Officer Troy Meade was found not guilty Monday of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a drunken man in a car last summer. A six-man, six-woman Snohomish County jury had deliberated for roughly five hours since Friday before reaching its decision. Meade didn't react when the first "not guilty" verdict was announced, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +46
  • +19

    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 over 6 years ago | Rated +19
  • +34

    80-Pound Enforcer Makes Fifth Arrest

    80-Pound Enforcer Makes Fifth Arrest
    ANNE ARUNDEL, MD - Faced with a big, barking enforcer pushing toward him under a bed, a Shady Side man with open warrants surrendered to police. That was the fifth apprehension by Grim, one of two "deputy dogs" of the Anne Arundel County sheriff's office, said his handler, Deputy Jason Jett. The team was leaving work after 9 p.m. June 30 ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +34
  • +37

    Suspect In Murder of Chief's Daughter Apprehended

    Suspect In Murder of Chief's Daughter Apprehended
    RALEIGH, N.C. — Authorities in New York arrested a convicted rapist on Monday in the slaying of a North Carolina police chief's daughter, hours after the lawman made an emotional plea for help tracking the suspect down. FBI agents and U.S. Marshals took Michael Neal Harvey, 34, into custody without incident in Niagara Falls, N.Y. He was wanted on a murder ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +37
  • -22

    Dallas Officer Fired For Kicking Handcuffed Motorist

    Dallas Officer Fired For Kicking Handcuffed Motorist
    DALLAS, TX - A Dallas police officer accused of kicking a handcuffed suspect in the face and pepper-spraying him was fired and then arrested Wednesday, police officials said. A second officer was suspended for 10 days. Video taken by a patrol car dashboard camera showed that officer Quaitemes Williams kicked and sprayed Rodarick Lyles after pulling him over in the 9400 ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -22
  • +6

    South Florida Police, Feds, Raid Eleven Pill Mills

    WEST PALM BEACH - Drug agents raided 11 pain clinics from Miami to West Palm Beach on Wednesday, arresting 23 people and seizing $2.5 million in cash and dozens of cars in the biggest single strike yet at Florida's pain pill industry. Among those arrested were four physicians, including the son of Broward Medical Examiner Joshua Perper, and five owners of ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +6
  • +32

    Good Shot: PD Forced to Take Down Aggressive Suspect

    Good Shot: PD Forced to Take Down Aggressive Suspect
    TRENTON, NJ – A Trenton man was shot and killed by three police officers early this morning after they responded to a report of an assault in progress on Frazier Street, officials said. Corey Brown, 31, aggressively approached the three officers and refused to show his hands before they opened fire, acting Police Director Joseph Juniak said in a statement. Brown, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +32
  • +4

    Holloway Confronts Joran van der Sloot in Prison

    Holloway Confronts Joran van der Sloot in Prison
    LIMA, Peru - Missing teenager Natalee Holloway's mother sneaked into the Peruvian prison where suspect Joran van der Sloot is being held and confronted him about fate of her daughter. Beth Holloway-Twitty's lawyer confirmed that the woman arrived at Castro Castro Prison with a Dutch journalist, Peter de Vries, who is investigating her daughter's disappearance for Dutch television. Holloway-Twitty reportedly spoke ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +4
  • -18

    Sheriff's Department Fights Legislators on Police Academy Management

    Sheriff's Department Fights Legislators on Police Academy Management
    SYRACUSE - Some Onondaga County legislators want the sheriff’s office to save taxpayers a quarter-million dollars a year by getting out of the police academy business. The sheriff’s office will no longer run the police academy at Onondaga Community College if legislators Patrick Kilmartin and Casey Jordan have their way. Two deputies have been assigned full-time to the academy for years, ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated -18
  • +6

    Video: 10-foot gator Chomps on Fla. Deputy's Cruiser

    Video: 10-foot gator Chomps on Fla. Deputy's Cruiser
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - A 10-foot-long alligator has taken a bite out of a Florida deputy sheriff's cruiser. Authorities say Alachua County Deputy Victor Borrero spotted the gator Saturday evening near the Gainesville Golf and Country Club. It attacked the patrol car while the deputy was waiting for an alligator trapper to show up. Sheriff's spokesman Todd Kelly says the car's front ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +6
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