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  • Police station is banned from displaying 'divisive thin blue line' flag after complaints

    11/04/2019 4:07:16 AM PST · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 3, 2019 | Leah Simpson
    A Maryland police department has been banned from displaying a 'thin blue line' flag after it as dubbed 'divisive' of a community, some of which argues it was 'dismissive of the Black Lives Matter movement. On Wednesday, cops shared their intention to display the gift, with a tweet that included a picture of three cops, who appear to be white, accepting the flag from a resident and his son. 'Thank you to resident James Shelton, who presented Montgomery County 5th District officers with a wooden American Flag that he had made in recognition of National First Responders Day,' the picture...
  • Maryland county exec bans police station from displaying 'divisive' 'thin blue line' flag

    11/03/2019 5:06:12 AM PST · by VeniVidiVici · 43 replies
    Fox5DC ^ | 11/2/2019 | Fox5DC
    GERMANTOWN, Md. - A county executive in Maryland has banned a police station from displaying a wooden “thin blue line” flag that was a gift from a local resident. "The flag provides a symbol of support to some but it is a symbol of dismissiveness to others,” Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich said in a note. “Because it is divisive, the flag will not be posted at the 5th District nor in any public space within the Police Department."
  • Brooklyn anti-cop protest turns violent, blocks traffic: 'Don't let these pigs touch us'

    11/02/2019 11:07:28 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    New York Post via Fox News ^ | 11/02/2019 | Alex Taylor, Catherine Kast
    Close to a thousand anti-police protesters descended on Downtown Brooklyn Friday night, blocking traffic, vandalizing a city bus and shouting obscene insults at NYPD cops. The demonstration formed soon after 7 p.m. on the streets near the Barclays Center, with protesters unfurling large banners that read “— the police” and “Don’t let these pigs touch us.” The crowd began dispersing by 9 p.m. The demonstration was in response to a planned crackdown on fare evasion by the NYPD — and two controversial police actions in Brooklyn subway stations in recent weeks. In one of the incidents, an NYPD cop sent...
  • Push to disarm police officers gains steam in New York

    10/21/2019 8:50:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/21/2019
    Oct. 21, 2019 - 4:41 - A New York congressional candidate is arguing that taking guns away from law enforcement will make communities safer. A law enforcement panel reacts on 'Fox & Friends.'
  • Disney’s Mulan faces boycott calls after star Crystal Liu Yifei backs police in Hong Kong

    08/18/2019 5:47:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Chinese-American actress Liu Yifei has attracted support and brickbats online after voicing support for the Hong Kong police on social media this week amid the city’s anti-government protests. There were calls to boycott Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan , in which she has the title role. The hashtag #BoycottMulan was trending on Twitter on Friday, featuring in more than 21,000 posts. Liu’ s name featured in more than 16,000 posts. On Weibo, China’s equivalent of Twitter, where she has 65.6 million followers, Liu shared a post by People’s Daily, the official newspaper of China’s Communist Party, with the quote “I...
  • Body Cam Shows Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting of Man That Charged Officers with a Knife (graphic)

    07/06/2019 2:51:16 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 93 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/2/2019
    ATHENS, GA - On Monday, July 1, 2019, at approximately 12:45 PM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Athens Clarke County Police Department (ACCPD) to investigate an officer involved shooting. Preliminary information indicates that 2 ACCPD officers responded to a scene after receiving a 911 call about a male, later identified as Aaron Hong, age 23, causing a disturbance with a butcher knife at the River Club Apartments on Macon Highway, Athens, GA. Hong was using the knife in an aggressive manner and appeared to be injured himself. When police made contact, Hong immediately confronted them and...
  • NYC Mayor Restricts When Cops Can Enter School Grounds

    06/23/2019 2:29:15 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 47 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | 6/22/2019 | Holly Matkin
    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled his plan to decrease police presence in the city's schools on Thursday. New York, NY – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan to decrease police presence in the city’s schools by limiting the situations in which law enforcement will be allowed to respond to matters that arise on school grounds. De Blasio unveiled his plan on Thursday, flanked by Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, WABC reported. According to the mayor and school officials, police have historically issued too many citations to Hispanic and black children for crimes they’ve committed. "Police...
  • Data call into question supposed benefits of police review boards

    05/02/2019 8:04:02 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 6 replies
    Dallas News ^ | April 30, 2019 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    If police worry that politicians will be more interested in making a name for themselves than looking at the facts, they may simply try to avoid confronting criminals. That is surely a recipe for increased crime.
  • Police Review Boards May Create the Problems They Were Designed to Solve

    04/24/2019 7:14:20 AM PDT · by rogerantone1 · 3 replies
    Townhall ^ | April 19, 2019 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    If police worry that politicians will be more interested in making a name for themselves than looking at the facts, they may simply try to avoid confronting criminals. That is surely a recipe for increased crime.
  • One officer dead, one in critical condition after B’ham shooting

    01/13/2019 9:35:11 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 7 replies
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Authorities have confirmed that one officer has died and one is critically wounded after an overnight shooting near downtown Birmingham. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith confirmed this morning that two officers had approached two suspects during a burglary around 1:59 a.m. this morning in the 900 block of 5th Ave. N. The suspect shot the two officers after a pat-down revealed he was armed. One of the officers died and the other officer is in critical condition. One suspect is currently in custody, one suspect is receiving medical condition, and they are not sure if there...
  • Davis officer was ambushed when she was shot and killed, chief says

    01/11/2019 7:08:54 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 32 replies
    KCRA ^ | Jan 11, 2019 | KCRA Staff
    The man suspected of shooting and killing Davis police Officer Natalie Corona rode up on a bicycle as she was responding to a three-vehicle crash and opened fire, authorities said Friday.
  • When Truth Becomes Hate Speech, It’s Time to Worry

    12/30/2018 7:29:30 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    Independent Sentinel ^ | 30 DEC 2018 | S. Noble
    Blue Lives Matter confirmed that Facebook is taking actions against Facebook accounts that call a cop-killer an illegal immigrant. Corporal Ronil Singh was murdered within 100 miles of Facebook’s headquarters, but the company appears to be concerned about anybody pointing out that his killer was in the country illegally. Corporal Singh’s murderer was a member of one of the violent Mexican gangs that have taken over parts of sanctuary LA, other areas of California, and other states. A Sheriff’s Deputy posted this and it couldn’t be more factual: After several hours, it was taken down by Facebook and the Deputy...
  • The stunning response I received after thanking a parking enforcement officer

    10/27/2018 11:55:26 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 71 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 27, 2018 | Joshua Rogers
    One time, I met a D.C. traffic-directing cop in the line at the mall and I remarked how dangerous her job was. “I mean, people in D.C. drive so crazy,” I said. “You could get killed.” “Oh no,” she said, “don’t feel sorry for me. Feel sorry for the people in parking enforcement. They get screamed at, spat on, cursed out – you name it. It’s horrible.” I have to admit that this was the first time I’d ever had any sympathy for parking enforcement cops (also known as “meter maids”). I’ve always seen them as predators, scrounging around, looking...
  • Andrew Gillum’s Comments On Law Enforcement Are ‘Disgusting’ And A ‘Disgrace,’ Says FL Sheriff

    10/27/2018 10:27:01 AM PDT · by kevcol · 21 replies
    Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | October 27, 2018 | Nick Givas
    Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey called out Florida’s Democratic nominee for governor, Andrew Gillum, on “Fox & Friends Saturday” for his “disgusting” comments about law enforcement. . . . Gillum appeared on the “Pod Save America” podcast Wednesday” and said “At the time that a law enforcement official has to go to a weapon, to a gun, to a baton, to a taser, they have already had to go too far.”
  • South Carolina father, son both denied bond in aftermath of police killing

    10/06/2018 10:25:55 AM PDT · by ETL · 27 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | Oct 6, 2018 | Louis Casiano | Fox News
    A 74-year-old disbarred lawyer accused of killing a South Carolina law enforcement officer and wounding six others in an ambush-style shooting and his son were denied bond Friday. Fred Hopkins is charged in the death of Florence Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway and six counts of attempted murder in the Wednesday shooting of Florence, S.C., police officers and Florence County sheriff’s deputies, FOX Carolina reported. Hopkins and his adopted son, Seth, 28, have been released from medical facilities.A judge decided to wait for more information before granting the elder Hopkins, a disabled Vietnam veteran, a court-appointed attorney. Prosecutors argued he doesn’t...
  • LAPD video shows female officer being shot at point-blank range during traffic stop....

    09/11/2018 5:49:31 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    L A Times ^ | Sep 10, 2018 | 8:40 PM | Richard Winton
    Los Angeles police on Monday released a video of a gang member shooting a female officer at point-blank range during a July traffic stop in the San Fernando Valley and her partner subsequently fatally wounding the gunman. Recordings from inside a police cruiser and the officers' body cameras captured what seems to begin as a routine traffic stop that suddenly explodes into violence as the gunman pulls a .380-caliber handgun from his side and shoots the female officer who is standing just inches away. “By the grace of God she is alive,” Moore said. “Officers are fearful in these situations...
  • THE HIDDEN KEY TO THE MIDTERMS: THE POLICE VOTE

    08/30/2018 7:40:54 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 27 replies
    Ozy ^ | June 18, 2018 | Daniel Malloy
    Popular “What happened?” diagnoses include then–FBI Director James Comey’s letter, the Russians or a lack of visits to Wisconsin. But Jeff Roorda says the turning point of 2016 came on night two of the Democratic National Convention. “The minute that Michael Brown’s mother walked out on stage, Hillary Clinton lost that election.” Wearing an orange polo shirt and slacks, 53-year-old Roorda leans back in an office chair at the Saint Louis Police Officers Association. His title is “business manager,” but he’s unofficially a lightning rod — for his aggressive critique of Ferguson protesters and defense of local cops such as...
  • Police: 16 Antifa Protesters Arrested After Clashing With Officers

    08/25/2018 7:17:03 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 12 replies
    CBS 3 PHILLY ^ | 25 AUGUST 2018 | CBS 3 PHILLY
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say 16 Antifa protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with officers in Center City. Organizers of the protest rallied dozens to meet at City Hall to oppose the Blue Lives Matter March being held at the Liberty Bell. Philadelphia police say 75 Antifa protesters were in the area of Broad and Arch Streets around 11:30 a.m. During the protest, police say, several members started to fight with police. Sixteen Antifa protesters were arrested. Nine of those protesters were issued citations and seven were charged with disorderly conduct. The Blue Lives Matter March, organized by a...
  • Battlefield America: The Ongoing War on the American People

    08/24/2018 5:00:15 AM PDT · by vannrox · 35 replies
    Rutherford Institute ^ | 21AUG18 | John W. Whitehead
    “A government which will turn its tanks upon its people, for any reason, is a government with a taste of blood and a thirst for power and must either be smartly rebuked, or blindly obeyed in deadly fear.”—John Salter Police in a small Georgia town tasered a 5-foot-2, 87-year-old woman who was using a kitchen knife to cut dandelions for use in a recipe. Police claim they had no choice but to taser the old woman, who does not speak English but was smiling at police to indicate she was friendly, because she failed to comply with orders to put...
  • Blue Lives Matter Refuses to Partner with Jets, Cites NFL Protests And Isaiah Crowell Controversy

    08/16/2018 12:16:46 PM PDT · by C19fan · 12 replies
    SI ^ | August 15, 2018 | Emily Caron
    New York Jets' senior manager of partnerships Anthony Bulak reached out to Blue Lives Matter founder Joe Imperatrice in hopes of partnering with the organization this season only to be rejected immediately, according to The New York Post. Imperatrice refused the proposal on the grounds that the current NFL political climate does not align with the group's mission of respecting first responders. The pro-cop non-profit cited the current NFL protests as a sign of disrespect towards "our first responders, our military members both past and present and our flag."