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  • +55

    Sheriff Removes Hoops from Jail; Donates to Church

    Sheriff Removes Hoops from Jail; Donates to Church
    BARTOW, FL - First he switched the jail menu to dish up cheaper food. Then he changed the TV options to up educational viewing and curb sports and violence. Now Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd is rejecting basketball; he had inmates uproot the jail's hoops. "This is a county jail; it is not a gymnasium," Judd said today. "It's not some ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +55
  • -25

    Det. Responsible for 'Son of Sam' Arrest Dies at Age 84

    Det. Responsible for 'Son of Sam' Arrest Dies at Age 84
    The detective who caught one of America's most notorious serial killers has died aged 84. Ed Zigo caught David Berkowitz - aka 'Son of Sam' - after tracing him to his New York home through a parking ticket issued to the killer around the time of his last murder. Berkowitz had killed six people and injured seven more by the time ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -25
  • -113

    Obama: Keep US Agents Disarmed in Mexico

    Obama: Keep US Agents Disarmed in Mexico
    WASHINGTON, DC - There appears to be some light between President Obama's position on arming Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents while in Mexico and that of Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's top law enforcement official, just three weeks after ICE agent Jaime Zapata was shot to death in northern Mexico with a gun smuggled in from the U.S. After a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -113
  • +16

    LA Officers Awarded Millions in Traffic Ticket Scandal

    LA Officers Awarded Millions in Traffic Ticket Scandal
    LOS ANGELES - Two police officers who claimed they faced retaliation for complaining about an alleged quota system for traffic tickets have been awarded more than $2 million. A Los Angeles Superior Court jury on Monday agreed that the city should pay $1.12 million to retired officer Howard Chan and $950,000 to David Benioff, who's still on the force. Both sued ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +16
  • +60

    SWAT Team Cleared In Deadly Raid

    SWAT Team Cleared In Deadly Raid
    PIMA COUNTY, AZ - The five SWAT officers who shot and killed 26-year-old Jose Guerena while serving a search warrant May 5 have been cleared of any wrongdoing. The Pima County Regional SWAT team members -from four law enforcement agencies in the county - were justified in using deadly force against Guerena, according to an investigation by the Pima County Attorney's ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +60
  • -53

    CHP Officer In Critical Condition After Crash Injures 4

    CHP Officer In Critical Condition After Crash Injures 4
    LOS ANGELES—A California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer and three others were taken to the hospital Wednesday after a three-vehicle crash shut down the northbound 405 Freeway for several hours, backing up traffic for miles. Phillip Ortiz, a 27-year veteran based at the CHP's West Los Angeles station, was making a traffic stop on the right shoulder of the highway near the ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -53
  • +26

    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe

    100 Dirty Cops Arrested in FBI's Largest Corruption Probe
    PUERTO RICO - The biggest police corruption probe in the 102-year history of the FBI snared more than 130 people Wednesday in Puerto Rico. The bulk of them were law enforcement officers accused of providing security to drug traffickers. The arrests were the latest blow to a scandal-plagued island police department struggling with soaring crime and dirty cops who allegedly accepted ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +26
  • +54

    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job

    Think New Jersey Police Are Overpaid? Try Doing the Job
    In light of a recent newspaper article about police salaries in New Jersey being among the highest in the nation: First off, let’s remind ourselves that New Jersey’s cost of living is one of, if not the highest, in the country, and that most jobs in New Jersey, including private sector jobs, pay more than other states. The article in question ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +54
  • +24

    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run

    Police Chase Down, Taser Nude Woman on the Run
    WEST VALLEY CITY, UT - Two car chases, a totaled police cruiser and an extended foot pursuit of a naked woman through sagebrush finally ended with a Taser being used to subdue her. No, it was not a typical call for the West Valley Police Department. “A man was outside his vehicle on [State Road] 111 putting up home business signs ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +24
  • -39

    SC Deputy in Bikini OK, But Not Sudsy Patrol Car

    SC Deputy in Bikini OK, But Not Sudsy Patrol Car
    MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — A South Carolina sheriff's deputy in a bikini at a car wash is OK, but you'd better not show pictures of that sudsy patrol car. Pictures posted on Facebook of a charity car wash cost a Moncks Corner police officer his job earlier this week. But multiple media outlets reported there will be no disciplinary action against ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -39
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    BART Police Release Intense Shooting Video

    BART Police Release Intense Shooting Video
    SAN FRANCISCO - A dramatic video released Thursday shows a BART police officer drawing his gun and firing the shots that killed a knife-wielding homeless man July 3 at San Francisco's Civic Center station. The limited-angle video from a fixed BART security camera did not show the homeless man, Charles Hill, but it shows what officials say is his knife flying ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +30
  • -50

    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ

    Officer Takes Own Life At Police HQ
    GROTON, CT - The doors to the City of Groton Police Department were draped in black bunting after a veteran officer was found dead in his office Monday. "The officer found dead in the police department at about 8:30 this morning was Lt. Thomas Forbes," police Chief Bruno Giulini said late Monday afternoon in a somber and succinct press conference, accompanied ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -50
  • -42

    Police Warned About New Drinking Game That Could Leave Teens Blind

    Police Warned About New Drinking Game That Could Leave Teens Blind
    WASHINGTON, DC - Drug prevention advocates are warning Maryland police and schools to caution students against pouring vodka in their eyes as graduation and Beach Week approach. "Younger teens who are the high school drinkers are the ones who are going to end up trying to do this," said Mike Gimbel, Baltimore County's drug "czar" for 30 years and now president ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -42
  • -58

    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK

    Corrections Officer Fired For Membership in KKK
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — An Alachua County Sheriff's Office corrections officer who acknowledged being a member of the Ku Klux Klan has been fired for belonging to a subversive or terrorist organization, a violation of the agency's code of ethics. Wayne Kerschner was fired Tuesday following a 10-month internal investigation. The investigation revealed that Kerschner applied online for membership to the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -58
  • +62

    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout

    Wounded Cop Drills 2 Suspects in Shootout
    A heroic off-duty Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority cop got into a Wild West-style shootout yesterday with four armed thugs who tried to rob a Brooklyn auto-body shop - blasting two of the suspects, authorities said. The brave cop, Officer Anthony Pressly, 39, was shot in the shoulder during the gun battle, but was not seriously wounded, law-enforcement sources said. "He's ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +62
  • -38

    Video Of Officer's Actions Played Major Role In Firing

    Video Of Officer's Actions Played Major Role In Firing
    BALITMORE - A Circuit Court judge upheld Monday the Baltimore police commissioner's firing of a city officer who was caught on video berating and pushing a 14-year-old skateboarder at the Inner Harbor three years ago and failed to document it in a report. The ruling by Judge Sylvester B. Cox sets the stage for an appeal, which lawyers said is likely, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -38
  • -66

    Two PA Cops Rob Investigator Posing as Drug Dealer

    Two PA Cops Rob Investigator Posing as Drug Dealer
    PHILADELPHIA - It started two weeks ago with an informant's tip, developed during a state drug investigation: A couple of Philadelphia cops had become too cozy with a dealer. Although the officers patrolled a section of North Philadelphia brimming with temptation, no one at the time suspected them of being dirty, authorities said. But once investigators began looking into the activities ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated -66
  • +12

    Dallas Police Aim To Help, Not Jail, Prostitutes

    Dallas Police Aim To Help, Not Jail, Prostitutes
    It was nearly midnight in a cramped mobile courtroom in the back of an 18-wheeler, and a prostitute in a Tweety Bird shirt was apologizing to a judge for falling asleep during her hearing. She hadn't slept for three days and was coming down from a crack high, she explained. The combination left her too impaired to make a choice that ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated +12
  • +37

    Project Blue Light: Show Your LE Support This Holiday Season

    Project Blue Light: Show Your LE Support This Holiday Season
    For the past 22 years, Concerns of Police Survivors has asked law enforcement families, surviving families, and police supporters to put a blue light in their windows during the holiday season. The blue light is symbolic of our remembrance of those officers who have made the supreme sacrifice and honors those officers who continue to work the violent streets of our ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +37
  • +13

    Ford Creates 'Stealth' Version of Police Interceptor

    Ford Creates 'Stealth' Version of Police Interceptor
    Ford came up with an interesting idea for its new police car -- create a hot undercover "stealth" version. It's just a concept, but it's easy to imagine how much detectives would want this as their stake-out car. Actually, it would look great but be fairly ineffective. The bad guys would be so intent on checking out that sinister, sleek car ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +13
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