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  • Two Cops Shot in Brooklyn

    12/20/2014 1:24:07 PM PST · by Mazey · 106 replies
    BED STUY (WABC) -- Two police officers have been shot in Brooklyn. Witnesses said they police officers were in their car when they were shot. Hundreds of police officers are on the scene. It is unclear what led up to the shooting or where exactly it took place, but streets are shut down near Tompkins and Myrtle intersection avenues. Several surrounding streets are also blocked. There is possible surveillance video of the suspect. They were taken to Woodhull hospital. Stay with 7online.com for details. Map My News
  • How far will cop unions go to halt reform?

    12/19/2014 7:25:19 PM PST · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 19 replies
    UT San Diego ^ | DEC. 12, 2014 | Steven Greenhut
    The arrest this week of two ex-cop private investigators — charged with felonies related to their alleged attempt to frame a Costa Mesa city councilman for a false DUI — is about more than the disturbing tactics of two hired guns. It offers insight into the way some police unions across California intimidate political opponents into silence. This ugly story starts in 2012. Councilmen Jim Righeimer, Stephen Mensinger and Gary Monahan were loathed by the city’s police union because of their efforts to reduce pension liabilities and outsource services. Costa Mesa had become Ground Zero in our state’s battle over...
  • Man Dies During Traffic Stop From Asthma Attack as Cop Refuses to Let them Drive to Hospital

    12/14/2014 6:00:40 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 292 replies
    The Free Thought Project ^ | December 13, 2014 | Matt Agorist
    Chippewa Falls, WI — Dashcam video has been released that shows the disturbing last moments of a man’s life as he’s detained by a Chippewa Falls police officer on the way to the hospital. 29-year-old Casey Kressin died after suffering a severe asthma attack when the vehicle that was rushing him to the hospital was pulled over by a Chippewa Falls police officer. After they were stopped, Kressin’s girlfriend immediately starts to beg the officer to take him to the hospital. The officer instead calls for an ambulance. The couple was just 3 miles from the hospital when they were...
  • Police Chief: Turn in Friends & Neighbors Who Are ‘Gun Enthusiasts’ So Cops Can ‘Vet’ Them

    12/07/2014 5:52:35 PM PST · by Altariel · 88 replies
    FreeThought Project ^ | December 5, 2014 | Jay Syrmopoulos
    Austin, Texas – In what sounds like something out of the Cold War Soviet Union playbook, Austin Police Chief, Art Acevedo urged the community to turn in neighbors and friends who are “gun enthusiasts” or who have “extreme” views, just days after Larry McQuilliams shot-up buildings in Austin.Acevedo, in a press conference, stated that he is fearful of “homegrown” terrorists like McQuilliams who harbor “hate” and have access to firearms.But what Americans should be fearful about isn’t the likes of McQuilliams, but rather the response by Acevedo on how to go about countering these perceived threats. While obviously no rational...
  • Probe Underway After Deadly Police Shooting In Hollywood

    12/06/2014 6:45:31 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 37 replies
    CBS Local ^ | 12-6-14 | unattributed
    A police shooting is under scrutiny Saturday, a day after officers fatally shot a man they say was armed with a knife. Hundreds of protesters in an already scheduled march against police brutality staged a “die-in” at the iconic corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, where a man was fatally shot by police. Cellphone video captured the aftermath of the incident, which unfolded Friday night about 7 p.m. after officers said they responded to an “assault with a deadly weapon” in-progress call. The Los Angeles Police Department says the man did not comply with officers’ orders to “get down.”...
  • Michael Brown Demonstrators Cheer As Police Officer Hit By Car

    12/06/2014 9:51:20 AM PST · by Biggirl · 34 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | December 6, 2014 | Awr Hawkins
    On December 3, supporters who marched in Denver for Michael Brown cheered when a car struck four Denver police officers doing crowd control on bicycles.
  • NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries: I ‘Worry Every Day’ About What A ‘Bad Apple’ Police Officer...

    12/05/2014 9:24:38 PM PST · by Steelfish · 22 replies
    CNN ^ | December 05, 2013 | Mick Krever
    NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries: I ‘Worry Every Day’ About What A ‘Bad Apple’ Police Officer Could Do To My Son December 4th, 2014 By Mick Krever, CNN U.S. House Member Hakeem Jeffries, a black congressman from Brooklyn, New York, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Thursday that he views some “bad apple” police officers as a threat to his son. “I’ve got to worry every day about what could happen to him – not just from the robbers, but from a bad apple on the police department.” His remarks came a day after a grand jury in the New York City...
  • NY Times: 'There Can Never Be A Justification For Any Lethal Assault On An Unarmed Man'

    12/05/2014 5:58:11 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 79 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    There is some good debate and conversation happening in the wake of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. But there is also plenty of nonsense. Consider this gem from the New York Times editorial of this morning about police arrests: "there can never be a justification for any lethal assault on an unarmed man." How absurd. In Ferguson, there is evidence that Michael Brown was attempting to wrest the officer's gun away. Should Darren Wilson have waited until Brown was successful before defending himself? Whatever the facts from Staten Island, if a single officer finds himself in a struggle...
  • Death By Police

    12/04/2014 12:21:06 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 33 replies
    First Things ^ | December 4, 2014 | Russell E. Saltzman
    One April night thirteen years ago, a police sharpshooter killed Jake. Jake (I have disguised his name) was my step brother-in-law, husband to one of my wife’s step-sisters. He was a big man who tried to act bigger, but he was a pussycat with his wife and infant daughter. His wife had to monitor his medications for a mood disorder and he was normally compliant. I would never have described him as dangerous; he just talked big. He was a guy struggling to come to terms with his past, trying to do the right thing moving forward. Mostly, I think...
  • Eric Garner case is a judicial disgrace as Officer Daniel Pantaleo walks away a free man...

    12/04/2014 7:38:10 AM PST · by FR_addict · 111 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12/03/2014 | Denis Hamell
    ... Pantaleo who applied the lethal chokehold on Eric Garner was supervised by an African-American female NYPD sergeant. Having that black sergeant in charge of that crime scene takes race out of the equation. As awful as Pantaleo’s actions appear on that video, at no time does that black sergeant order Pantaleo to stop choking Garner. With a population that is 70% white and 10% African-American, when a Staten Island grand jury is presented with a white cop supervised by a black sergeant applying a lethal chokehold, it eliminates the racial component. The grand jury was then left with the...
  • Carson: Cops Could Be Trained to Shoot For The Legs

    11/30/2014 11:37:57 PM PST · by shibumi · 203 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 25 November 2014 | Ian Hanchett
    Dr. Ben Carson, author of "One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future," argued that while Officer Darren Wilson did nothing wrong in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, police should be better trained in non-lethal force such as shooting aggressors in the legs on Tuesday's "Hugh Hewitt Show." >snip< He specified "for instance, in a lot of places, police officers aren’t even allowed to go into the more dangerous areas by themselves. They’re always paired. Or you know, people use tasers, people learn how to shoot people in the legs to stop them from charging, things...
  • 2 FBI agents are shot near Ferguson, MO

    11/26/2014 6:37:04 AM PST · by wtd · 32 replies
    KFOX 14 ^ | Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9 minutes ago | Luvvenia Hawkins
    2 FBI agents are shot near Ferguson, MO EL PASO, Texas -- Police said Wednesday around 3 a.m. two FBI agents were serving an arrest warrant to a barricaded house in St. Louis County. The house is located a few miles from Ferguson where protests surrounding the shooting death of a teen by a police officer. One agent was struck in his shoulder and the other one was struck in the leg. Police said the shooting was not directly related to the Ferguson’s protests. However FBI officials say it is unclear if the shooting is linked to the shooting...
  • [Live Thread] Grand jury reaches decision in case of Ferguson officer [Announcement: 9 pm EST]

    11/24/2014 10:45:11 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 2,617 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 24, 2014 | Chico Harlan, Wesley Lowery, and and Kimberly Kindy
    A grand jury has reached a decision on whether to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson, Mo. police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked days of turbulent protests, sources close to the process said. Sources said that press conferences are being prepared by the county prosecutors’ office and the Missouri governor. Those press conferences will likely come later today.
  • 'Wanted' posters for NYPD cop who shot unarmed man appear in housing project

    11/23/2014 2:47:13 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 26 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 11/23/2014 | TERENCE CULLEN, RICH SCHAPIRO
    NYPD Officer Peter Liang is a wanted man. A day after the rookie cop gunned down an unarmed man inside the Pink Houses, “Wanted” posters appeared in the Brooklyn housing project. “This is the face of a killer,” one of the flyers reads. The poster shows an image of an Asian officer — but it’s not Liang.
  • Cleveland police officer shoots 12-year-old boy carrying BB gun

    11/23/2014 3:10:20 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 140 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 11/23/14 | Corey Schaffer
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A rookie Cleveland police officer shot a 12-year-old boy outside a city recreation center late Saturday afternoon after the boy pulled a BB gun from his waistband, police said. Police were responding to reports of a male with a gun outside Cudell Recreation Center at Detroit Avenue and West Boulevard about 3:30 p.m., Deputy Chief of Field Operations Ed Tomba said. A rookie officer and a 10-15 year veteran pulled into the parking lot and saw a few people sitting underneath a pavilion next to the center. The rookie officer saw a black gun sitting on the...
  • Body cam video: Were San Diego police officers in the wrong?

    11/12/2014 8:10:23 AM PST · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 11 replies
    San Diego News 10 ^ | Nov 6, 2014 | Allison Ash
    SAN DIEGO - The attorney for a Marine under arrest on charges of battery on a police officer and resisting arrest told Team 10 the video recorded by the San Diego Police Department's own body cameras proves the officers were the real abusers. "What you're seeing here appears to be an assault and battery under color of authority," said attorney Paul Neuharth, who shared the video with Team 10. Neuharth is defending one of the Marines against the criminal charges. The incident happened Sept. 21 in the Gaslamp Quarter. According to Neuharth, the Marines were celebrating the return of one...
  • Mother Calls Police to Help Her Son Take His Medicine, Cop Shows Up and Shoots Him

    11/05/2014 7:14:25 PM PST · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 49 replies
    The Anti Media ^ | October 29, 2014 | Cassius Methyl
    In Gretna, Florida, Juanita Donald called the police to come assist her and get her 24 year old son to take his medication, as she had done in the past. On Tuesday morning, around 9:30 am, she called the police to help her with her son Kaldrick Donald and one officer showed up, Sergeant Charles Brown. Charles Brown ended up tasing Kaldrick Donald repeatedly, and then took him into the isolated bathroom in the family’s house and shot him multiple times, killing him. Brown murdered Donald in the presence of his pregnant sister and mother, and no one can even...
  • Police Chief Accuses Secret Service Of Misconduct (Nashville, TN)

    11/03/2014 3:48:31 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 19 replies
    News Channel 5 ^ | October 14, 2014 | News Channel 5
    Nashville's police chief is raising stunning new allegations regarding the U.S. Secret Service, saying local agents once asked his officers to fake a warrant. Even more disturbing, Chief Steve Anderson said he complained to top Secret Service officials in Washington, and they did not seem to care. (snip) In the Nashville case, a Secret Service agent made a frantic call for backup to Nashville police after he and another agent went to the home of a Nashville man, investigating threatening comments on Facebook about the President. The man who posted them had refused to let the agents into his house....
  • Cop ‘Game’ Involved Sharing Nude Pictures Of Drunk Women

    10/25/2014 3:47:26 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/25/2014 | CHUCK ROSS
    A California highway patrolman says that for several years he has participated in a “game” in which he and other police officers shared explicit pictures they had taken from the cell phones of female arrestees. Sean Harrington, a 35-year-old CHP officer, was initially being investigated for sending five explicit pictures from the cell phone of a 23-year-old woman he had arrested on Aug. 29 for a DUI, the Contra Costa Times reported. The woman came forward earlier this month and told authorities that during her DUI stop — during which she registered a 0.29 blood-alcohol level — Harrington asked for...
  • CHP: 3 officers shot in Sacramento, Placer counties [California]

    10/24/2014 1:55:33 PM PDT · by blueplum · 19 replies
    KCRA TV/NBC ^ | October 24, 2014 1:32pm | Staff
    The California Highway Patrol says at least three officers have been shot in Sacramento and Placer counties by a man and woman who are heavily armed.
  • 3 Officers Shot in Sacramento, Placer County Incidents (CA)

    10/24/2014 1:48:49 PM PDT · by BAW · 43 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | Oct 24, 2014
    Authorities are saying that at least three officers and one civilian have been shot in two different incidents Friday. The incident started near Arden Way and Howe Avenue. Lisa Bowman with the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says that around 10:30 a.m. an officer responded to a report of a suspicious person inside of a vehicle. The suspect shot the deputy at least once during the confrontation. Bowman says the suspect then fled the scene and tried to steal a car, only to shoot the person. The suspect then went to steal a truck and was successful. A Blue Alert was...
  • Police Kill Hatchet-Wielding Man Who Bludgeoned Fellow Cop

    10/23/2014 3:02:32 PM PDT · by wtd · 14 replies
    Gothamist ^ | 10/23/2014 | Christopher Robbins
    Police were responding to a dispute between the man and a woman, the Post reports “The cops yelled ‘Drop it!’” said rattled eyewitness Larry Bethune, 44, of Hollis, Queens, recalling the moment the psycho pulled a small hatchet from his jacket. “And he lunged at one of them,” the witness remembered. “He raised his arm up high and brought it straight down on the cop’s head. “The cop went down to the ground, face first. It was horrible. I’ve never seen anything like that on Jamaica Avenue,” he added. “The cop’s just lying there with blood pouring down his face....
  • NYPD Cop Attacked With Hatchet, Suspect Shot Dead

    10/23/2014 4:08:32 PM PDT · by lulu16 · 26 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/23/14 | RICHARD ESPOSITO
    A rookie police officer was struck in the head by a man wielding a hatchet in the New York City borough of Queens Thursday, in an assault that has police checking for any ties to terror organizations or whether the attack could have been inspired by Wednesday’s lone-wolf attack in Canada. Police opened fire, killing the suspect and wounding a woman who was nearby, according to officials. The officer survived the attack. A second police officer was struck with the hatchet in the arm and is also being treated. The name of the suspect was not immediately released. The 2...
  • Another Faked Hate Hoax: Viral video showing NYPD cop profiling Muslims is staged ...

    10/22/2014 11:08:34 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 12 replies
    Atlas Shruggs ^ | 10/21/2014 | Pamela Geller
    Further proof of the faked hate scam advanced by Islamic supremacist groups and terror-tied orgs like Hamas-CAIR. Charges of “islamophobia” on the heels of Islamic terrorist attacks are a secondary jihad. Sharia enforcement — “no criticism of Islam” in concert with the sharia’s war on the truth. This Muslim video hoax to smear and libel the NYPD is so obvious. A career in entertainment they do not have. Oh, and the racial profiling lie? Islam is not a race. “Viral NYPD Racial Profiling Video Was Staged,” The Smoking Gun, October 21, 2014: OCTOBER 21–In a cynical and duplicitous attempt to...
  • Eric Frein sightings: How 'wilderness ninja' has outfoxed 1,000 cops

    10/21/2014 11:32:24 AM PDT · by Bettyprob · 65 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | Oct. 21, 2014 | Patrik Jonsson
    Two fresh sightings of alleged sniper Eric Frein has resulted in more closed public schools in northern Pennsylvania and a shift in a massive manhunt to near where Mr. Frein went to high school – and where he was a member of the high school rifle team. The pressing question of how a single man has outmaneuvered 1,000 trained law enforcement officers in the Pocono Mountains for over five weeks suggests that Frein has used a home-field advantage, long-term planning, and survival skills to resemble a “wilderness ninja,” a term some use to describe a rare breed of native scouts...
  • California Highway Patrol Sergeant Arrested for Downloading Child Pornography On and Off Duty

    10/19/2014 11:50:44 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 29 replies
    Bay City News Service ^ | October 18, 2014 | Bay City News Service
    Fairfield: CHP sergeant suspected of downloading child pornography on and off duty FAIRFIELD -- A California Highway Patrol sergeant allegedly downloaded child pornography on a laptop while he was working off duty and on duty near Wi-Fi locations in Suisun, Fairfield and Vacaville, a Vacaville police sergeant said. The child pornography allegedly downloaded by CHP Sgt. Eric Lund showed pre-pubescent children having sex acts with adults, police Lt. Matt Lydon said. Lund, 49, of Chico, was arrested at 9 p.m. Thursday on 21 felony charges of sending or selling obscene matter depicting a minor and on misdemeanor charges of possessing...
  • 2 Park Rangers Stabbed on Boston Common; Suspect Taken Into Custody

    10/14/2014 3:55:47 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | Oct. 14, 2014 | Bruce Wright
    Two park rangers were stabbed on Boston Common Tuesday afternoon, according to a tweet from Fox 25. One of the stabbing victims is reportedly suffering from “serious/life threatening injuries.”
  • Video Mocks Leo DiCaprio for Being Climate 'Hypocrite'

    10/12/2014 9:25:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 10/10/14 | Daniel Halper
    A new video by the Environmental Policy Alliance mocks Hollywood celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio for being "just another celebrity hypocrite" when it comes to the topic of climate change:
  • Deputy discharged from hospital after testing negative for Ebola

    10/09/2014 5:29:54 PM PDT · by re_nortex · 15 replies
    MyFoxDFW ^ | Oct 09, 2014 6:00 PM CDT | myfoxdfw.com staff
    A Dallas County Sheriff's deputy is back at home after officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services said Thursday that he tested negative for Ebola.
  • Police dog dies after left in cruiser for 4 hours

    10/09/2014 3:20:57 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 57 replies
    MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A police dog in northeast Ohio died from heatstroke after being left in a police cruiser for more than four hours last month, officials said. The Montville Township police department K-9, Beny, died on Sept. 28 after Sgt. Brett Harrison left the dog in a cruiser in the station parking lot from about 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., according to a statement from police Tuesday. The cruiser was off and the windows were closed.
  • Officers hailed as heroes for rushing toddler to hospital

    10/09/2014 5:43:13 AM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 13 replies
    WLKY Live ^ | 9:02 PM EDT Oct 08, 2014 | Ann Bowdan
    Two Louisville Police Officers are being credited with saving the life of a two-year old boy who was seriously injured after an accident. The family of 2-year old Littson...say the police are their angels...and because of them...their baby boy is happy...healing...and alive. "I want to say them, thank you so much they help my baby, my baby now is happy and has the life."
  • Latest Ebola victim sheriff’s deputy ordered to Duncan’s apartment without protective gear

    10/08/2014 1:44:27 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 171 replies
    twitchy ^ | 8 Oct 2014
    The newest Ebola scare in the Dallas area involves a Dallas County sheriff’s deputy named Michael Monning (or Michael “Monnig”) who was sent into Thomas Duncan’s apartment earlier this month: Report by @NBCDFW that new suspected patient is a Dallas County Deputy Sheriff who served quarantine papers on Thomas Duncan's residence.
  • Michigan Police Officer Gives Struggling Mom Child Car Seat Instead of Ticket

    10/08/2014 12:36:11 PM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 44 replies
    Chinatopix ^ | Oct 07, 2014 09:46 PM EDT | Andy Vitalicio
    Emmett Township Public Safety Officer Ben Hall is being called a hero because he didn't give a 25-year-old mom a ticket after pulling her over because her daughter was in the backseat without a booster seat. Officer Hall saw Lexi de Lorenzo driving near downtown Battle Creek with her daughter in the back seat. She had a seatbelt on but Michigan law requires a booster seat for children less than 8 years old.
  • NY officer saves boy using CPR on way to hospital

    10/02/2014 5:29:55 AM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 23 replies
    PoliceOne.com ^ | 1 October 2014 | PoliceOne Staff
    RED HOOK, N.Y. — A Red Hook police officer saved the life of a two-year-old boy after stopping the father’s vehicle. Sgt. Patrick Hildenbrand stopped the speeding vehicle, prompting the father Matthew Morgan to exit the vehicle, frantic about his lifeless son. Hildenbrand put the father and his son in the backseat of his SUV and headed to the hospital at full speed, calling ahead to alert the medical staff
  • PD: Police arrest wrong-way driver speeding 100 mph with kids in vehicle

    10/01/2014 5:03:43 AM PDT · by areukiddingme1 · 18 replies
    Click2Houston.com ^ | Sep 15 2014 11:14:54 PM CDT | Ryan Korsgard
    SHENANDOAH, Texas - A quick-thinking, local police officer protected a string of drivers from a car going the wrong way on the highway. Shenandoah police Sgt. Gary Sharpen started zig-zagging back and fourth on Interstate 45 northbound when the Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies called saying there was a driver headed the wrong way against traffic Friday night.
  • 4 Officers Suspended After Being Caught on Video Tipping Over Portable Toilet With Man Inside.

    09/30/2014 5:40:12 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    4 Memphis police officers were recently suspended after they tipped over a portable toilet that had someone inside of it. 31-year-old Joseph Hampton was allegedly being chased by police when he ducked into a construction site and hid in one of the toilets.
  • Police Officer Comes Forward on Oklahoma Muslim: “I Wish I’d Killed Him” [FULL CLIP]

    09/28/2014 1:23:37 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 41 replies
    ConservativeTribune.com ^ | 28SEP2014 | Staff Writer
    Last week, radical Islamic jihad came to the heartland of America when a recent convert to Islam stabbed and beheaded a former co-worker at a food distribution plant in Oklahoma, reportedly while screaming “Islamic phrases“. The media doesn’t want to admit that radical Islam was the driving force behind the brutal attack, nor do they want to admit that the attack was stopped by the businesses owner, an armed citizen. Another piece of information surrounding this horrific assault is the fact that the beheader had a criminal record, and had tangled with law enforcement on previous occasions. One of the...
  • Imprisoned Miami cop gets an extra 1-1/2 years for criminal contempt

    09/26/2014 8:06:41 PM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 09/26/2014 3:25 PM | Jay Weaver -
    An already imprisoned ex-Miami police sergeant implored a judge to give him a break on his new sentence for retaliating against fellow officers who helped the FBI in a corruption probe of his drug-fighting squad.
  • Doubts cast on witness's account of black man killed by police in Walmart

    09/25/2014 1:06:11 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 30 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | Sept 7 2014 | Jon Swaine
    When Ronald Ritchie called 911 from the aisles of a Walmart in western Ohio last month to report that a black man was “walking around with a gun in the store”, he said that shoppers were coming under direct threat. “He’s, like, pointing it at people,” Ritchie told the dispatcher. Later that evening, after John Crawford III had been shot dead by one of the police officers who hurried to the scene in Beavercreek, Ritchie repeated to reporters: “He was pointing at people. Children walking by.” One month later, Ritchie puts it differently. “At no point did he shoulder the...
  • Beavercreek Walmart surveillance tape shows shooting, 9-1-1 call (video)

    09/24/2014 8:17:16 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 277 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | Sep 24, 2014 | Jeremy Pelzer
    Editor's note: It is the general policy of Northeast Ohio Media Group not to show images of people being killed. We chose to publish this video because it addresses questions that have been raised about the behavior of the suspect and the police. COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine released a surveillance video Wednesday showing John Crawford III being shot to death by police last month in a Dayton-area Walmart. DeWine's release of the video and 9-1-1 recording coincided with a Greene County grand jury finding that Beavercreek police were justified in shooting the 22-year-old man, whom they...
  • UPDATE: One Trooper Killed In Shooting At State Police Barracks

    09/13/2014 12:55:14 AM PDT · by Tamzee · 159 replies
    WNEP ^ | 9/13/14 | Amanda Kelley
    <p>BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police have confirmed there has been a shooting at the Pennsylvania State Police Blooming Grove barracks in Pike County. There is no one in custody at this time. Newswatch 16 has a crew on the scene and we will have more information as it becomes available.</p>
  • CHP getting new wheels

    09/04/2014 4:06:39 PM PDT · by rey · 47 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | September 4, 2014, | MATT BROWN
    ...The all-wheel-drive Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles are replacing the CHP’s fleet of Crown Victoria cruisers, a move officials hope will give the agency more versatility on and off roads. .... The Interceptor’s higher profile also prompted questions about stability on turns. But the car’s electronic stability control, one of the tricked-out features of the $26,000 vehicle, gives the driver superior handling, even at high speeds and through tight curves.
  • In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment for a Novelist

    09/02/2014 8:35:52 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 32 replies
    A 23-year-old teacher at a Cambridge, Maryland, middle school has been placed on leave and—in the words of a local news report—"taken in for an emergency medical evaluation" for publishing, under a pseudonym, a novel about a school shooting. The novelist, Patrick McLaw, an eighth-grade language-arts teacher at the Mace's Lane Middle School, was placed on leave by the Dorchester County Board of Education, and is being investigated by the Dorchester County Sheriff's Office, according to news reports from Maryland's Eastern Shore. The novel, by the way, is set 900 years in the future. Sheriff Phillips told the newspaper that,...
  • 'Cops' Crew Member Killed by Officers While Show Films Armed Robbery (Omaha)

    08/27/2014 11:57:02 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 85 replies
    Yahoo TV ^ | 8-27-2014 | Jeremy Blacklow
    A staffer on the long-running television crime show Cops was shot and killed Tuesday night, reportedly by gun fire from local police, while videotaping an armed robbery in progress in Omaha, Nebraska, that also left the suspect dead. According to Deputy Chief David Baker of the Omaha Police Department, the incident took place at a Wendy's restaurant at around 9:20 p.m. CT, in the vicinity of 42nd Street and Dodge. Initial reports said the TV crew member, later identified by Langley Productions (which produces Cops) as audio technician Bryce Dion — had been critically injured. The news of his death...
  • Ferguson backlash: Rallies coast-to-coast for officer

    08/27/2014 5:02:20 AM PDT · by Mechanicos · 15 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/26/14 | Leo Hohmann
    Americans plan to take to the streets in nearly 100 U.S. cities this weekend in support of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson as well as a U.S. Marine being held since March 31 in Mexico and the families of two slain Border Patrol agents. William Gheen of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC, one of the groups organizing the rallies, said police, veterans and Border Patrol agents are “under siege” in America. .... The rallies are scheduled to take place Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29 and 30. ... Times, dates and locations for rallies at the site. http://www.wnd.com/2014/08/ferguson-backlash-rallies-coast-to-coast-for-officer/
  • VIDEO: Police Officer Beaten to a Pulp by UNARMED Man

    08/24/2014 6:35:42 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 11 replies
    http://www.tpnn.com ^ | August 24, 2014 | Greg Campbell
    Too many political pundits have lost sight of the dangers that face police officers each and every day. At first, the story coming out of Ferguson, Missouri, was only one of a white police officer shooting an unarmed, black child who was minding his own business. Then, the story shifted; it was a white officer shooting a black adult who was gigantic, but a “gentle giant” with a heart of gold. The story began to erode as evidence surfaced. Michael Brown was a gigantic adult male who not only robbed a convenience store and assaulted the store owner earlier that...
  • Texas police chief killed in traffic stop

    08/23/2014 10:54:12 PM PDT · by Innovative · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug 24, 2014 | Leslie Holland
    A police chief in a small Texas town was shot multiple times during a traffic stop Saturday afternoon and later died, authorities said. Michael Pimentel served in Elmendorf, a suburb southeast of San Antonio with about 1,500 residents. According to Rosanne Hughes, spokeswoman of the Bexar County Sheriff's Office, Pimentel pulled over a vehicle in a residential area. There was a struggle and Pimentel was shot, Hughes said. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office took 24-year-old Joshua Manuel Lopez into custody and he will face charges of capital murder of a police officer, said Hughes.
  • Texas Police Chief Killed In Traffic Stop [Suspect 24-Year Old Joshua Manuel Lopez]

    08/23/2014 11:26:30 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 4 replies
    CNN ^ | August 23, 2014 | Leslie Holland
    Texas Police Chief Killed In Traffic Stop By Leslie Holland, CNN updated 12:27 AM EDT, Sun August 24, 2014 Police Chief Michael Pimentel had made a traffic stop He was shot multiple times, Bexar County officials says Pimentel dies at hospital Elmendorf, with 1,500 residents, is just south of San Antonio (CNN) -- A police chief in a small Texas town was shot multiple times during a traffic stop Saturday afternoon and later died, authorities said. Michael Pimentel served in Elmendorf, a suburb southeast of San Antonio with about 1,500 residents. According to Rosanne Hughes, spokeswoman of the Bexar County...
  • Connecticut trooper pleads guilty to stealing dying motorcycle crash victim’s jewelry, money

    08/22/2014 5:18:04 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 72 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Thursday, July 17, 2014, 10:30 AM | Philip Caulfield
    State trooper AJ Huntsman was accused of lifting more than $8,000 in cash and jewelry from a dying man at a motorcycle crash site in 2012. He later lied to supervisors and the dead man's family about it, authorities said.A crooked Connecticut cop caught by his dash cam stealing more than $8,000 in cash and jewelry off a mangled motorcycle crash victim is facing prison after pleading guilty Wednesday. State trooper AJ Huntsman, 45, was facing 10 years for the theft, but was likely to get just 16 months in jail and five years' probation when he's sentenced on Oct....
  • What Will Happen to Officer Darren Wilson?

    08/22/2014 5:35:34 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 50 replies
    American Spectator ^ | August 21, 2014 | Aaron Goldstein
    A grand jury has convened to determine what charges, if any, will be brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown earlier this month. Over at The New Republic, Yishai Schwartz argues that a conviction against Wilson is impossible because of Missouri's self defense laws [Snip] If Wilson isn't indicted by the grand jury or is acquitted at trial, the Brown family will most certainly file a wrongful death lawsuit. I also wouldn't be surprised if Eric Holder were to pursue a case against Wilson for federal civil rights violations. But that will...