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  • Reporter: Police Were Called Off When Violence Started – They Said, "We’re Leaving"

    08/13/2017 4:16:12 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 207 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Aug 13th, 2017
    FOX News reporter Doug McKelway attended the violent protests Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. McKelway told FOX News viewers the police pulled out of Lee Park after the violence started. The police told him, “We’re leaving. It’s too dangerous.” Doug McKelway: We are now beginning to hear criticism bubble up on all sides of this event about the initial slow response by the police. When I got out of my car yesterday in Charlottesville about 10:30 in the morning you knew this was a bad scene and bad things were going to be happening because people were congregating at Lee Park...
  • Death Certificate Shows Southaven Man Killed by Police Bullet to HeadWarrant Served at Wrong Address

    08/10/2017 3:05:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    WREG ^ | AUGUST 4, 2017 | David Royer
    The death certificate for a man shot in his home by police last month confirms he died of a gunshot wound to the head from a 9 mm handgun. The document classifies the death as a homicide, adding that it occurred by “police shooting.” Lopez, an auto mechanic, was shot dead by a Southaven police officer while standing in the doorway of his home on Surrey Lane just before midnight July 23. But an arrest warrant shows police were at the wrong address. DeSoto County District Attorney John Champion confirmed two officers were responding to an aggravated domestic violence call...
  • FHP Troopers Told To Write At Least 2 Citations Per Hour

    08/10/2017 2:09:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    Florida Highway Patrol troopers have been told by a top official that they have to write more speeding tickets. FHP Major Mark Welch told troopers under his command in an email that “the patrol wants to see two citations each hour” during their shift. He added that the directive was not a quota. “The FHP’s top priority is saving lives on Florida’s roadways. To achieve this, FHP conducts education and enforcement efforts aimed at curbing dangerous driving behavior. The FHP absolutely does not establish quotas for its members, however, an interaction with an FHP Trooper, whether it is through a...
  • Six York County sheriff's deputies disciplined for having sex on duty

    08/10/2017 12:15:13 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 74 replies
    WIS TV ^ | August 9th 2017 | Nick Ochsner
    YORK, SC - Six deputies with the York County Sheriff's Department have been disciplined - including two who were fired - after an internal investigation uncovered a string of sexual encounters between deputies while on duty. Documents provided to WBTV by the York County Sheriff’s Office in response to a Freedom of Information Act request show investigators discovered that one female deputy had sex with five different male deputies at various times while on duty. The sexual encounters stretch as far back as 2003, records provided by the sheriff’s office show. Sergeant Jennifer Forsythe and Deputy Daniel Hamrick were fired...
  • Family looking for answers after Ocoee (FL) police kill their dog

    08/06/2017 1:21:56 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 94 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | August 4, 2017 | Byu Bianca Pedro Ocasio
    A devastated family wants answers after their beloved Catahoula hound dog was shot and killed last month in their front yard by an Ocoee police officer. But a police report released this week sheds little light on what happened. Stevens Bertrand, a school resource officer at Ocoee High, shot the 11-year-old dog named Duke in the head outside Charlie and Lisa Brooks’ home on July 17. “I couldn’t believe something like that happened. I was completely shocked,” Charlie Brooks said. The incident has prompted questions and outrage from the Brooks family, who expressed frustration at the Police Department’s vague description...
  • More video emerges of suspected drug planting by Baltimore police

    08/03/2017 5:58:33 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 62 replies
    Reuters ^ | AUGUST 2, 2017 | Jonathan Allen
    The Baltimore Police Department suspended seven officers after body camera video emerged that the city's public defender said appeared to show them planting drugs in a car during a traffic stop, the second such episode in the city in two weeks.
  • 'We'll never be the same': A hydroponic tomato garden led police to raid Kansas family's home

    08/02/2017 9:18:05 AM PDT · by Drango · 145 replies
    Chicago Trib ^ | July 29, 2017 | Kyle Swenson
    The police report would claim it all kicked off at 7:38 a.m., but Bob Harte later thought it had to be earlier. His 7:20 a.m. alarm had just yanked him awake. Got to get the kids — a boy in seventh grade, a girl in kindergarten — ready for school. Then he heard, like a starter's pistol setting everything into motion, the first pounding on the front door of his home in Leawood, Kansas, a bedroom suburb south of Kansas City. It was thunderous. It didn't stop. Should I get up? Bob thought. Should I not? Sounded like the house...
  • BAM! POW! CHA-CHING! Sheriff's Office puts hundreds of seized comic books up for auction

    07/29/2017 6:54:51 AM PDT · by LostInBayport · 5 replies
    The Post and Courier ^ | July 28, 2017 | David Slade
    Holy cartoon cash, Batman! The Charleston County Sheriff's Office is auctioning off more than 400 comic books seized in a drug investigation. "It’s entirely possible there may be some treasures in there, and the hunt could be fun," said Mike Campbell, owner of Captain's Comics & Toys in West Ashley. The online auction, on govdeals.com, runs until Tuesday morning and already has attracted nearly two dozen bids. Campbell is not among the bidders. He said it sounds like most of the titles are from the 1990s and "most likely, fun books worth $1 to $5." He said the 1990s were...
  • Hypocrisy as left Excuses muslim cop for killing Australian woman

    07/28/2017 8:03:02 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 16 replies
    Guess what everyone! It turns out that not all acts of police brutality and misconduct are equal. To be sure, some are more equal than others. This as we have seen about a week after A Muslim police officers shot and killed an unarmed defenseless white woman. Her crime: Calling 911 twice and slapping the back of the patrol cruiser. While there have been protests and outcries thankfully, the overwhelming majority of the leftists have now begum to adopt the mentality of cop worshiping goons like the ones who murdered Kelly Thomas, an unarmed 150 lb white man with schizophrenia...
  • Teen allegedly harassed by police for mowing lawns in affluent neighborhood

    07/26/2017 2:44:23 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 129 replies
    Fox 23 News ^ | 07/26/2017
    HOUSTON, Texas. - While he was mowing lawns and handing out business cards, a black teen said that he was harassed by a Harris County Precinct 1 police officer. The teen, identified as 19-year-old Marvin Gibson, captured the incident on video. The video shows the officer asking Gibson for his identification and an explanation of why he is going door to door. The teen provides his business card and explains that he is giving out his cards to promote a lawn care service. The officer asked him for his name and date of birth. The young man provided this information...
  • Mississippi police kill man while serving warrant at wrong house

    07/26/2017 7:32:32 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 197 replies
    UPI ^ | 7/26/17 | Ray Downs
    July 26 (UPI) -- Close to midnight on Sunday, Southaven, Miss., police arrived at the wrong house to serve an arrest warrant and shot a man dead in his own home, according to reports. Ismael Lopez, 41, was shot dead late Sunday night after he checked to see who was at his front door. But the police were supposed to be across the street to serve an arrest warrant for Samuel Pearman, who was wanted on an assault charge, reported WREG. "Someone didn't take the time to analyze the address," said Murray Wells, the attorney representing Lopez's family. "This is...
  • Authorities Searched Damond's Home; Law Prof Believes That Could 'Cause An International Incident'

    07/25/2017 6:46:39 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 181 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 7/25/17 | Josh Rosenthal
    Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigators were granted permission to search Justine Damond's home hours after she was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer, according to court records. A criminal law expert can't understand why. "When I read that search warrant, I really cannot find probable cause to search her home," he continued. According to court documents, investigators applied for the warrant on the following grounds:   The property or things above-described was used as a means of committing a crime The possession of the property or things above-described constitutes a crime. The property or things above-described is...
  • Warrant: Woman slapped squad car before cop fatally shot Ruszczyk

    07/25/2017 10:47:43 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 206 replies
    MPR News ^ | 07/24/2017 | Riham Feshir
    Before Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor shot Justine Ruszczyk through the open driver's side window of his squad, a woman had approached the back of the patrol car and "slapped" it, according to a court document filed Monday. Authorities say Ruszczyk, who also used the surname Damond, called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her south Minneapolis home. She called again 10 minutes later to check on the status of the responding officer's arrival. Soon after, she was shot. A search warrant was filed by Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension investigators to look at the...
  • Street sign warning that police ‘startle easily’ appears at St. Paul intersections

    07/24/2017 11:04:25 AM PDT · by READINABLUESTATE · 146 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | July 24, 2017 | KRISTI BELCAMINO
    Bright orange signs warning people that Twin Cities police startle easily appeared at two St. Paul intersections on Sunday. The “Twin Cities Police Easily Startled” sign shows a figure in a police uniform with legs spread and firing a gun in each hand.
  • The Plight of the Gregory Family from Santa barbara

    07/24/2017 8:44:16 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 18 replies
    I want to share with you the tragic story of the Gregory family from Santa Barbara California. Alexander Gregory, like myself was a blogger and businessman with a family who lived in Santa Barbara. His family originally came from Long Island New York. They were also Christians and they home schooled their children, Russell, Jeffrey, Ashley and they had a baby boy named Chastin. That is where they got into trouble... First, it started with social services knocking on their door demanding to interview and "examine" their children, then it came to .the police, they forced their children to face...
  • Key witness identified in Minneapolis officer-involved shooting that killed Australian bride-to-be

    07/22/2017 10:27:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 22, 2017 | Morgan Winsor
    Minnesota officials have identified and located a key witness to the officer-involved shooting that killed an Australian bride-to-be in Minneapolis last weekend. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced in a press release Friday night that its agents interviewed the witness, who was seen riding a bike in the area immediately before the shooting and stopped at the scene to watch as two Minneapolis police officers provided medical assistance to Justine Ruszczyk.
  • Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigns

    07/21/2017 5:24:24 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 101 replies
    Star Tribune ^ | JULY 21, 2017 — 7:11PM | By Libor Jany, Andy Mannix and Eric Roper
    At the request of the mayor, Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced her resignation Friday afternoon in the aftermath of the officer-involved shooting of Justine Damond, a 40-year-old Australian woman.
  • Minneapolis police chief resigns in wake of fatal shooting of bride-to-be

    07/21/2017 4:26:00 PM PDT · by Enchante · 71 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 21, 2017 | TARA FOWLER, CATHERINE THORBECKE, JULIA JACOBO
    Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau announced that she is resigning in the wake of the officer-involved shooting of an Australian bride-to-be. "[L]ast Saturday’s tragedy, as well as some other recent incidents, have caused me to engage in deep reflection," Harteau said in part in a statement posted on the police department's Facebook page. She continued: "The recent incidents do not reflect the training and procedures we’ve developed as a Department. Despite the MPD’s many accomplishments under my leadership over these years and my love for the City, I have to put the communities we serve first. I’ve decided I am...
  • Minneapolis police chief resigns following fatal shooting of Australian woman

    07/21/2017 4:33:03 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 20 replies
    Chief Janee Harteau resigned a day after making her initial remarks on the death of 40-year-old Justine Damond.
  • Bodycam Doesn’t Help Cop’s Excuse for Shooting Tail-Wagging Dog

    Newly released bodycam footage shows a police officer’s perspective when he responded to a burglary alarm and shot two tail-wagging dogs earlier this month — but doesn’t seem to help prove his reason for pulling the trigger. SEE ALSO Homeowner slams cop for shooting tail-wagging dog Homeowner slams cop for shooting tail-wagging dog The officer, identified as Michael Mays of the Minneapolis Police Department, is seen in the clip pointing his firearm at one of the dogs — a pit bull named Ciroc — as the dog slowly walks toward him. Mays then shoots the pooch in the face. Ciroc...