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    Interesting Origins of Police Words

    Interesting Origins of Police Words
    If Only Graffito Were as Nice as Gelato Who knew? Graffiti is the plural of the Italian word graffito, which means "an inscription or design." It comes from a Latin word meaning "to write, scratch, or scribble." In English, graffiti can be either singular or plural. You won't hear graffito much around the station; archaeologists do use it, however, to describe ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated +40
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    Loughner Mugshot Is "Most Disturbing Thing I've Ever Seen"

    Loughner Mugshot Is "Most Disturbing Thing I've Ever Seen"
    Editor Note: The following is an Opinion article meant to foster discussion. The statement is not an endorsement nor reflects the views and opinions of PoliceLink.com or our parent company Monster Worldwide. A mugshot just released of Jared Lee Loughner, the 22-year-old man accused of the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and the killing of six others in Tucson, has ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -41
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    Missing Florida Child Found Safe and Sound in Everglades

    Missing Florida Child Found Safe and Sound in Everglades
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- A missing 11-year-old central Florida girl with an autism-related disorder was found alive Tuesday by a member of her family's church four days after she disappeared into an alligator-infested swamp a half-mile from her home. Fifth-grader Nadia Bloom was taken to a hospital where she was evaluated and treated for dehydration and insect bites, said Winter Springs ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated +21
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    Police: 200 - 300 Bodies Found on Beach Near Sendai, Japan

    Police: 200 - 300 Bodies Found on Beach Near Sendai, Japan
    Update at 9:04 a.m. ET: TheKyodo news agency reports that 8,000 defense force troops have been dispatched for quake relief. In addition, one defense force team has been ordered to fly to Fukushima nuclear plant. Kyodo says Japan is asking the U.S.for assistance after the quake. Update at 8:57 a.m. ET: Japan's Kyodo news agency also reporting that police in Miyagi ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -13
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    From 9/11 Heroes to Greedy Public Servants? No!

    From 9/11 Heroes to Greedy Public Servants? No!
    Read the original article at CliffviewPilot.com How times have changed. Remember 9/11? A mere 10 years ago, people were applauding cops and firemen as we went about our duties. Many of us were thanked for "being there." Now what's happening? I went to WTC the day of the attack. I returned during the recovery -- on my own time. Many of ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +32
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    Casey Anthony Trial: Jurors Wanted 'More'

    Casey Anthony Trial: Jurors Wanted 'More'
    ORLANDO, FL - She would have been convicted on "CSI." The evidence to convict Casey Anthony in the tragic death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, was there. More than enough to convict, everyone thought - everyone but the 12 jurors who had the only votes that counted. But this isn't TV, and the real world was shocked Tuesday when a Florida ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -17
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    Man Charged In Detective's Parking Lot Death

    Man Charged In Detective's Parking Lot Death
    BALTIMORE - A 25-year-old Southeast Baltimore man was charged Sunday with killing an off-duty Baltimore police detective, who died after being struck in the head with a piece of concrete during an argument over a parking spot in Canton. Detective Brian Stevenson, an 18-year veteran and married father of three, had gone out to have dinner on the eve of his ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +17
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    A Note from TheSarge: Tsunami - Showing Solidarity In Times of Disaster

    A Note from TheSarge: Tsunami - Showing Solidarity In Times of Disaster
    3/11/11 Shoulder-to-Shoulder with our Japanese and Hawaiian LEO brothers and sisters A magnitude 8.9 earthquake — believed to be one of the most powerful quakes in more than a century — has rocked the northeastern part of Japan. The temblor, centered a relatively shallow 15 miles below the surface, caused a 23-foot tsunami that swept through coastal areas in Fukushima Prefecture, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +18
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    White House Advisor's Wife Killed in D.C. Car Fire

    White House Advisor's Wife Killed in D.C. Car Fire
    WASHINGTON -- Police and fire officials are still investigating an accident in Southeast Monday morning that left a car engulfed in flames, killing a Washington lobbyist, mother and wife of a senior White House advisor. Ashley Westbrook Turton, director of congressional affairs for Progress Energy, Inc. and mother of three young children, died around 5 a.m. Monday morning outside her home ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated -10
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    Camden Nixes Hiring Of Civilian Police Director

    Camden Nixes Hiring Of Civilian Police Director
    CAMDEN, NJ - If timing is everything, Camden Mayor Dana L. Redd needs to check her watch. Redd became the target of justifiable criticism this week with her poorly-timed decision to appoint a civilian director to help run the understaffed Police Department. Only a few months ago, Camden was in such dire financial straits that Redd ordered massive layoffs of police ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -12
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    Last Surviving American WWI Vet, Dies at Age 110

    Last Surviving American WWI Vet, Dies at Age 110
    CHARLES TOWN, W. VA - A chapter of American History has officially closed. Frank Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, died of natural causes Sunday at the age of 110 in his Charles Town, W. Va., home, a family spokesman said in a statement. Eager to serve his country and escape the tedium of farm life in ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +26
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    Bang! New Video of the Navy’s Record-Setting Railgun

    Bang! New Video of the Navy’s Record-Setting Railgun
    On Friday December 10th, 2010 BAE Systems tested an experimental Electromagnetic Railgun launcher developed for the Office of Naval Research and showed of the firing potential to some top Navy brass at Dahlgren Weapons Station in Virginia. The highly-publicized shot measured 33-megajoules (MJ) of muzzle energy, almost tripling the previous world record of 10.64 MJ set in January of 2008. To ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated +8
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    Tickets Do Not Measure Police Work

    Tickets Do Not Measure Police Work
    NEW JERSEY - Another group of public officials in New Jersey is taking aim at police officers -- this time for "slacking" since eight of their colleagues were let go. Their evidence? Fewer summonses over the course of a single month. The story was played up by AOL’s Patch, which reported West Orange Mayor Robert Parisi saying in a telephone interview: ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -8
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    Citing Deficit, Obama Freezing Federal Worker Pay

    Citing Deficit, Obama Freezing Federal Worker Pay
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Monday called for freezing the pay of 2 million federal employees, saying the move is the first of many difficult decisions that must be made to slash the nation's mounting deficits. "The hard truth is that getting this deficit under control is going to require some broad sacrifice, and that sacrifice must be shared ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated -10
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    Help A Brother in Blue: Donations Needed For Officer's Son's Kidney Transplant

    Help A Brother in Blue: Donations Needed For Officer's Son's Kidney Transplant
    RIVER VALE, NJ - Although Thursday night’s “Evening for Gavin” was a sold out success, organizers are hoping donations continue toward raising the nearly $100,000 for a kidney transplant for Gavin Scimeca, the young son of River Vale Police Officer Anthony Scimeca and his wife, Tara. 1 Gavin has Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease (ARPKD) and needs the transplant to survive. ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Disabled Veterans Memorial Has D.C. Groundbreaking

    MIAMI (AP) - For South Florida philanthropist Lois Pope, the journey to create a memorial for disabled veterans began more than 40 years ago when she sang for Vietnam War vets at a rehabilitation center. On Wednesday, Pope will host the groundbreaking of The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washingon. It will be located within view of the Capitol ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated +12
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