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    Young Officer's Leg Severed After Collision With Drunk Driver

    SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Police Officer Mike Thornton 27, remains at Brooke Army Medical Center where Police Chief Bill McManus said surgeons were unable to save the young officer's severed leg. At about 2:30 a.m. Saturday, Thornton had parked his police unit on the upper ramp of I-35 and South Laredo Street. He was assisting a stranded motorist when McManus ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -53
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    Brooklyn Drug Dealers Arrested After Being Photographed on Google Street View

    Brooklyn Drug Dealers Arrested After Being Photographed on Google Street View
    BROOKLYN - A gang of alleged drug dealers have been caught after they were photographed at work by the Google Street View car. The gang were selling heroin and marijuana outside a grocery store in Brooklyn, New York, when the Google driver went past and inadvertently took their picture. The street corner where they worked was then put under surveillance and ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated +25
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    German Polizei on patrol in Alabama

    German Polizei on patrol in Alabama
    Decatur, Ala. -- Four German police officers had just begun their first day with the Decatur Police Department and immediately noticed some differences between here and their home country. "It's much hotter, and the food is different," said Silvia Berte of Hamburg, a vegan at mealtime. "Everything's about meat." Officer Jim Archuletta of Decatur police agreed, saying that on a previous ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +15
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    Critics Beat Down the No-Knock Police Raid

    Critics Beat Down the No-Knock Police Raid
    Dressed in black and carrying assault rifles, members of a local multi-jurisdiction police unit burst into a dark home in Ogden, Utah, one night in September shouting, "Police! Search warrant!" A video of the incident made by the Weber-Morgan counties Narcotics Strike Force and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency shows a man suddenly appearing in a hallway holding a shiny object ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +10
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    Fabled SEAL Team 6 Ends Hunt for bin Laden

    Fabled SEAL Team 6 Ends Hunt for bin Laden
    WASHINGTON--Navy SEALs are being told to keep the details to themselves after the military special operations group killed Osama bin Laden in an overnight raid in Pakistan early Monday. The Navy officer in charge of the elite unit told his troops Monday that they should be proud but keep quiet about it. In an email message obtained by The Associated Press, ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +59
  • -47

    Update: Suspect Dead After Three LEOs Shot in Standoff

    Update: Suspect Dead After Three LEOs Shot in Standoff
    UPDATE: A suspect has died after a standoff with police at a house in St. Louis, police said. Earlier Tuesday, two federal marshals and a police officer were shot and wounded in a gunfight at the same property, and one marshal is in critical condition. St. Louis police confirmed in a statement that a "male suspect is deceased." The statement did ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -47
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    2011 Chevy Caprice Police Car Makes Debut

    2011 Chevy Caprice Police Car Makes Debut
    DETROIT – Forsyth County, Ga. Sheriff Ted Paxton saw the 2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV) at several events last year and was impressed enough to be among early law enforcement customers. The PPVs began patrol in Cumming, Ga. in May. “With its emphasis on the ergonomically designed seats for officer comfort, and enhanced safety features, the Caprice is a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated +9
  • -68

    Sheriff Joe Under Grand Jury Investigation

    Sheriff Joe Under Grand Jury Investigation
    PHOENIX — Two top county officials said Thursday night they have been subpoenaed to answer questions next week before a federal grand jury about a high-profile Arizona sheriff and his office. In statements read by a county spokesman, Maricopa County Manager David Smith and Deputy County Manager Sandi Wilson said they met with a federal prosecutor to discuss the case and ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated -68
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    Boy Hit by Police Car 'Was Already Dead'

    Boy Hit by Police Car 'Was Already Dead'
    SUSSEX, UK - A police watchdog has concluded it was likely a schoolboy had already died when he was struck by a police car after he wandered onto a motorway. Scott Turner, 15, of Burgess Hill, was hit by a number of vehicles on the M23 in West Sussex in the early hours of Sunday. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -53
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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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    Palm Springs Gay Sex Sting Results In Police Chief's Resignation

    Palm Springs Gay Sex Sting Results In Police Chief's Resignation
    PALM SPRINGS, CA - Shirtless and squeezed into tight jeans, a hunky undercover Palm Springs police officer hovered in a shadowy parking lot and lured men cruising the Warm Sands neighborhood. The June 2009 gay sex sting netted 19 public indecent exposure arrests, and disbelief and outrage have festered in this desert haven ever since. This is Palm Springs, "the gayest ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -17
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    Drug Raid Video Gets Torn Apart by Media

    Drug Raid Video Gets Torn Apart by Media
    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah police shot and killed a man within seconds of storming his parents' home, video of the raid shows. The police had a warrant to search for drugs, but found only a small amount of pot and an empty vial that had apparently contained meth. Local media report that Todd Blair, 45, was a drug addict rather ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -29
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    CA Dept. K9 Handler Suing City Over Lack of Compensation

    CA Dept. K9 Handler Suing City Over Lack of Compensation
    MILBRAE, CA - The Millbrae Police Department's only canine handler is suing the city in federal court on allegations she hasn't been paid for the time she spends taking care of the dog while off duty. Officer Rebecca Rosenblatt alleges that federal labor law obliges Millbrae to compensate her for the time -- at least 3 ½ hours per week -- ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated +2
  • -23

    Newark PD Stunned Over Officer's Unexplained Death

    Newark PD Stunned Over Officer's Unexplained Death
    NEWARK — Newark police detective Natombe Simmonds was in such great shape that even the criminals he arrested had to be impressed. Fellow detective Jermaine Marbury was with Simmonds in 2009, when their four-man squad was called to Muhammad Ali Boulevard to track down a suspected gunman. The suspect ran when he saw the officers, said Marbury, who figured the gunman ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -23
  • -53

    BART Officer Found Guilty

    BART Officer Found Guilty
    LOS ANGELES — A white former transit officer was convicted of involuntary manslaughter Thursday in the videotaped shooting death of an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platform, a verdict that touched off violent protests in Oakland that damaged businesses and led to at least 50 arrests. Prosecutors had wanted Johannes Mehserle convicted of murdering 22-year-old Oscar Grant, who was ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -53
  • -17

    Cop convicted of DWI After Wreck

    Cop convicted of DWI After Wreck
    HICKORY, N.C. -- Hickory Police Department Investigator Robert Falowski was convicted Thursday of driving while impaired. "I believe police officers are held to a higher standard than other people," said District Court Judge Deborah Brown of Iredell County during the sentencing. "You are expected not to go home after an accident and have a beer to claim you got drunk after ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -17
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    Video: Arrest of Man in Wheelchair Raises Concerns

    Video: Arrest of Man in Wheelchair Raises Concerns
    WASHINGTON, DC - A video posted on the YouTube Web site of an apparent physical encounter between Metro Transit Police and a man in a wheelchair was shown Sunday on Washington television stations, and Metro said it is looking into the matter. The video begins with the man in the chair, two officers alongside. A few seconds later, all three have ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated -18
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    Did Jailer Violate Policy By Posing for Playboy?

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A Washington County sheriff's official says his office is reviewing the case of a jailer who posed nude for a Playboy website, to see if she violated department policy. Jessie Lunderby, 21, said she had no regrets for her off-the-job activities, but the matter had added stress. "My phone has been going like crazy, my e-mail is clogged," ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated -19
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    Breakdown: Does Video Show Reasonable Force or Not?

    Breakdown: Does Video Show Reasonable Force or Not?
    Read the original posting at CliffviewPilot.com NEW BRUNSWICK - Before anyone gets any more exercised over a YouTube video that claims to “prove” a New Brunswick police officer brutalized a Rutgers University student: Watch the video yourself, preferably with the sound off. Read the state Attorney General’s guidelines on the use of force. Then decide for yourself. On the YouTube video ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated -23
  • +53

    The Bounty on Sheriff Joe

    The Bounty on Sheriff Joe
    Note: The Following is an Opinion Column For several years one of my biggest heroes has been ‘Sheriff Joe,” the colorful Joe Arpaio of Arizona’s Maricopa County. If ever there was a face for Arizona’s fearless fight against illegal immigrants it is the Massachusetts-born lawman whose no-nonsense approach towards crime in Phoenix has enthralled millions just like me. Now comes word ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated +53
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