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  • ‘Act of respect': Why family of Idaho rancher slain by deputies won’t name his killers

    11/19/2015 5:58:22 AM PST · by Timber Rattler · 5 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 17, 2015 | Justin Wm. Moyer
    In any officer-involved shooting, it's among the first things that the community wants to know: the names of the officers involved. "We believe Brown's family, and the public at large, have the right to know the name of the man who killed their son," Gawker wrote in a piece called "Who Killed Michael Brown?" published four days after the unarmed 19-year-old was slain by Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Mo., last year. "For this reason, we're asking readers who know the identity of the officer to share it with us, either below this post or over email. If we can confirm...
  • Capitol Police Roll Out Transgender Policy; Union Cries Foul

    11/16/2015 5:10:06 PM PST · by markomalley · 7 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 1/16/15 | Hannah Hess
    Capitol Police rolled out a progressive new policy on Oct. 29 for handling interactions with transgender individuals.The six-page directive, obtained by CQ Roll Call, instructs officers on security screening, frisks, medical treatment and arrests for a population that the Justice Department defines as particularly vulnerable.One of the most high-profile cases in police treatment of transgender people centered on the Washington Metropolitan Police Department’s mistreatment of Patti Hammond Shaw, a transgender female who filed a landmark suit involving MPD and members of the U.S. Marshals.“It’s one thing to have a good policy in place; it’s another how it is communicated and implemented,” Monica...
  • Commerce City police officer Kevin Lord arrested, accused of false reporting about being shot

    11/14/2015 8:56:43 AM PST · by Fundamentally Fair · 5 replies
    Fox31 Denver ^ | November 13, 2015 | Staff
    <p>COMMERCE CITY, Colo. --Police announced they arrested Commerce City Police Officer Kevin Lord late Friday night. He faces charges of trying to influence a public official and false reporting. Lord said he was shot by a driver during a traffic stop last Sunday morning.</p>
  • Lexington Police Chief slurs VMI Cadets calling them "trained killers"

    Police Chief raises concern about VMI, W&L relations Al Thomas speaks to W&L students about staying safe when interacting with cadets on the weekends Jordan Cohen November 9, 2015 Filed under News, Showcase Cam Tyler, ‘17, was throwing a birthday party for her housemate in their home on North Randolph Street when some unexpected visitors arrived. “Two VMI guys walked up our front steps, and I can’t even remember if they knocked on our door or if they just came right in,” Tyler said. “But their explanation of why they needed to come in was a party that they were...
  • Investigators: Gliniewicz committed 'ultimate betrayal' [Fox Lake cop suicide]

    11/04/2015 8:13:15 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 37 replies
    DailyHerald.com ^ | 11/04/2015 | Lee Filas
    Lake County officials who eulogized Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz as a hero in the days after he died from a fatal gunshot wound, said Wednesday evidence now shows he staged his death as an apparent homicide to cover years of financial exploitation of the police Explorers post he oversaw. George Filenko, commander of the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force, called Gliniewicz's actions the "ultimate betrayal" that included intentionally leaving a staged trail of police equipment at the crime scene in an attempt to mislead police to believe his death was a homicide. Filenko made the comments...
  • Illinois police officer's shooting death to be ruled suicide (Lake County)

    11/03/2015 11:48:24 PM PST · by dragnet2 · 20 replies
    <p>An Illinois police officer whose September shooting death led to a massive manhunt committed suicide due to personal and professional pressures, investigators have concluded.</p> <p>The Lake County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for 10 a.m. CST Wednesday to announce "conclusive results" of the investigation into the death of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph "Joe" Gliniewicz. However, Fox 32 Chicago and the Associated Press reported late Tuesday that the investigative task force had determined that Gliniewicz shot himself.</p>
  • South Carolina Trooper Who Shot Unarmed Man Reaching for Wallet Caught Shoplifting at Walmart

    The South Carolina trooper facing criminal charges for shooting a man reaching for his drivers license – after asking the man for his drivers license – is now facing criminal charges for shoplifting at Walmart. But Sean Groubert has still managed to avoid spending much time in jail. “Please keep me out of jail,” Groubert asked the judge on Monday, who was considering a motion to revoke the bond from his previous charge. The judge ended up modifying the bond, ordering Groubert to remain under house arrest with exceptions for work, court, doctor or church, according to Live 5 News....
  • Marlin, Texas, Police Chief Darrell Allen Shot in Head; Suspect in Custody

    11/03/2015 12:38:23 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | November 2, 2015 | Elisha Fieldstadt
    A Texas police chief is in critical condition after being shot in the head while working security at a bar early Sunday morning, authorities said. Marlin Police Chief Darrell Allen was working a security job at the Laid Back Lounge II in Temple when he got into an "altercation" with a suspect and was shot while attempting to detain him, according to the Temple Police Department. Allen was "in uniform" but off-duty at the time of the 1:30 a.m. shooting, Temple Police Sgt. Allen Teston told NBC News. Initially, Allen's head wound was considered "life-threatening," and he was brought to...
  • Officer Daniel Webster dies (2nd ABQ area officer since May)

    10/29/2015 12:46:26 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 13 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | October 29, 2015 | Nicole Perez and Robert Browman
    The Albuquerque police officer shot and critically injured during a traffic stop last week succumbed to his injuries early Thursday morning after a week-long battle for his life, according to Police Chief Gorden Eden. Officer Daniel Webster, 47, an 8-year-veteran of the department, had been on life support without brain function at University of New Mexico Hospital since Wednesday, his stepfather John Hanafin said. Eden said Webster was “a true hero and guardian of our community and nation.” He died at 2:15 a.m., according to Hanafin. Davon Lymon, 34, allegedly fired six shots at Webster and then fled into a...
  • APD Officer Webster Dies

    10/29/2015 9:02:49 AM PDT · by fishtank · 17 replies
    KKOB 770 AM ^ | Oct. 29, 2015 | KKOB 770 AM
    APD Officer Webster Dies Posted on October 29, 2015 The Albuquerque Police Department Confirms That Officer Daniel Webster … Critically Injured Last Week During A Traffic Stop Near Central And Eubank … Died At University Hospital Overnight. An Apd Press Release Says Officer Webster Died Around 2:30 Thursday Morning.
  • No Charges Against South Carolina Cop Who Fatally Shot Teen Zachary Hammond

    10/28/2015 10:42:05 AM PDT · by Fundamentally Fair · 32 replies
    NBCNews ^ | Oct 27 2015 | AP
    SENECA, S.C. No criminal charges will be filed against a South Carolina police officer who fatally shot a 19-year-old during a drug sting, a state prosecutor announced Tuesday. Solicitor Chrissy Adams said that after reviewing the case, she has determined Seneca officer Mark Tiller won't face state charges. The U.S. Department of Justice also is investigating, and Adams said she won't release additional information while those federal authorities decide whether they'll bring charges against Tiller. The family of the 19-year-old, Zachary Hammond, wanted Adams removed from the case because she works closely with local police, but the state Supreme...
  • Anarchist group could be planning a 'Halloween Revolt' to ambush cops, FBI warns (False Flag?)

    10/27/2015 9:54:06 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 44 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 27, 2015 | Regina F. Graham
    FBI issued a warning to law enforcement agencies nationwide about a possible 'Halloween Revolt' by a dangerous anarchist group The extremist group known as the National Liberation Militia is possibly planning to ambush police officers on Halloween Members are encouraged to dress in costume with typical Halloween masks and use weapons like bricks and firearms to attack cops Officials have issued an alert to local police departments about the potential for attacks against their officers An alert warning law enforcement agencies across the country about a possible 'Halloween Revolt' by a dangerous anarchist group has been issued by the FBI....
  • Judge who freed cop-killer apologizes: I am truly sorry

    10/24/2015 1:19:33 PM PDT · by Signalman · 35 replies
    NY Post ^ | 10/24/2015 | Kevin Fasick
    Now she’s sorry — five months ­after freeing the career drug dealer who is charged with murdering ­Police Officer Randolph Holder. The hero cop’s death this week, by a bullet to the forehead during a shootout in East Harlem, “breaks my heart,” Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Patricia Nuñez said Friday. “I know. I am truly sorry,” Nuñez said sadly when a Post reporter reminded her about the 33-year-old cop’s devastated family. “And I will speak on the record” at sentencing, she added, referring to suspect Tyrone Howard’s Nov. 12 court date in a 2014 drug-sale case — the very one she...
  • I-Team Exclusive: End in sight for Fox Lake police death case

    10/21/2015 12:43:48 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 17 replies
    WLS TV (ABC7 Chicago) ^ | October 19 | Chuck Goudie and Barbara Markoff and Christine Tressel
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Seven weeks after the mysterious shooting death of Fox Lake police lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz, there may be a solution on the horizon. Officially, the public knows nothing more about why Lt. Joe Gliniewicz died than the day it happened. The police official in charge of that investigation tells the I-Team that conclusions in the case are upcoming, within a few weeks. In an interview with the I-Team, task force commander George Filenko says the case may not be closed until near the end of November.
  • New York Police Officer Dies After Being Shot in East Harlem

    10/20/2015 9:34:25 PM PDT · by NRx · 34 replies
    NY Times ^ | 10-21-2015 | ASHLEY SOUTHALL and J. DAVID GOODMAN
    A police officer died after he was shot in the head while chasing a gunman in East Harlem on Tuesday, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said. The officer was shot around 8:30 p.m. near Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive and 120th Street, the police said. He had been responding to an armed robbery in a park when the chase began, police officials said. The officer, identified as Randolph Holder, 33, was taken in critical condition to Harlem Hospital, where he died a few hours later, the police said.
  • Cause of death ruled homicide for man who died in Chatham County Detention Center

    06/05/2015 7:27:59 AM PDT · by Abathar · 18 replies
    WTOC.com ^ | 06/04/2015 | Conny Cooper
    SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The cause of death of a 22-year-old who died at the Chatham County Detention Center has been ruled a homicide, according to the Chatham County coroner. The manner of death was blunt force trauma. Matthew Ajibade, 22, died after he was retrained and placed in an isolation cell after he was combative and injured three CCSO deputies on New Year's day. A female sergeant suffered a concussion and broken nose, and two male deputies suffered injuries consistent with an affray. Ajibade was arrested and booked into the Chatham County Detention Center after he was arrested by...
  • Ahead of Million Man March, Capitol Police Issue Warning to Officers About Race-Baiter Farrakhan

    10/09/2015 8:25:54 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 54 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 7, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    The U.S. Capitol Polices intelligence office issued a bulletin last month warning officers of the possibility for violence during Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhans rally to commemorate the Million Man March. According to the Washington Post, the warning came in the form of an email newsletter and noted that Farrakhan has been accused of inciting violence against both Caucasians and police officers.
  • Two Illegal Aliens Found Guilty of Murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    10/04/2015 5:59:50 AM PDT · by McGruff · 23 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 10/1/2015 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    After hours of deliberation, jurors found two illegal aliens guilty on all counts in connection with the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. The guilty verdict confirms that Ivan Soto Barraza and Jesus Leonel Sanchez Mesa, two men who had entered the country illegally as part of a crew of gunmen bent on robbing drug cartel smugglers, killed Terry during a shootout. Defense attorneys tried to claim that the men were not there to commit a robbery and that the shooting was done in self-defense.
  • Dunkin Donuts employee tells officer We dont serve cops here

    WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) An employee at a West Hartford Dunkin Donuts is in hot water after she told a police officer We dont serve cops here. The officer walked into the busy store at 1234 Farmington Avenue to wait in line to order. As he waited, an employee looked over at the officer and shouted He didnt get the message, we dont serve cops here. The officer then left the store followed quickly by the employee herself and the store manager. Both offered apologies to the officer with the employee who shouted the statement saying that she was...
  • Forest Acres police officer killed in shooting at Richland Mall (So Carolina)

    09/30/2015 10:10:45 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 43 replies
    WIS News 10 (Columbia, SC) ^ | September 30 | Jeremy Turnage
    FOREST ACRES, SC (WIS) - Police in Forest Acres confirmed at a noon news conference that an officer with the Forest Acres Police Department was killed in a shooting Wednesday morning. The suspect has also been arrested in connection with the case. "What a tragic day here in Forest Acres," Police Chief Gene Sealy said to start the news conference. "This morning we had one of our police officers shot and killed." The officer, identified as Officer Greg Alia, 32, was a graduate of Richland Northeast High School and a 7-year veteran of the force. He was married and just...
  • McKinney officer in pool party video had disciplinary record

    09/28/2015 9:37:50 AM PDT · by Fundamentally Fair · 13 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 9/26/2105 | JULIETA CHIQUILLO
    The former McKinney officer who drew national attention to the city after pushing a black teen to the ground while breaking up a pool party had a disciplinary record with the Police Department. Eric Casebolt resigned in June after a video of the pool party went viral. The Texas Rangers said Thursday that theyre still investigating the incident at Craig Ranch, an upscale neighborhood on the west side of McKinney. Casebolts personnel file shows that McKinney police had reprimanded him three times during his 10-year career with the department. He was disciplined for a Facebook post, for his behavior at...
  • Editorial: It's OK to tell the full truth about the Fox Lake police officer's death

    09/24/2015 7:32:45 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 24 | Staff
    Are three cop killers on the loose in Lake County? Nearly a month has passed since the gunshot death of a northern Illinois police lieutenant shocked Americans coast to coast. Vivid accounts of the massive manhunt for three ostensible killers drove news accounts for days. The funeral of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz "G.I. Joe" to many friends attracted fellow officers from across the U.S. The wails of bagpipes, a trumpeting of taps and seven helicopters flying in a "V" formation bid him a final tribute. Unresolved then, as now, was the explanation of what led to the lieutenant's...
  • The Desecration of Fallen Officers-disturbing aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police.

    09/24/2015 6:32:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dawn Perlmutter
    The Desecration of Fallen Officers The disturbing underreported aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police. September 23, 2015 Dawn Perlmutter An underreported aspect of the war on police is the widespread desecration of fallen officer memorials throughout the country. The increase in vandalism of police memorials directly corresponds to the increase in anti-police movements and protests. Since the formation of the Black Lives Matter Movement memorials honoring officers killed in the line of duty have been attacked in Philadelphia, Chicago, Fresno, Denver, New Orleans, Oakland, Austin, Rochester NY, Covington KY, Fayetteville AR and Raleigh NC. Vandalism has...
  • South Pasadena Officer Helps Save Distraught 12-Year-Old Girl Who Threatened to Jump Off Bridge

    09/23/2015 12:39:56 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    ktla ^ | Tracy Bloom,
    At the time, she was hanging onto the bridges ledge with one hand, dangling approximately 80 feet over asphalt, according to the release. The child was described as sobbing and desperate by police. Perez stopped his car on the bridge and walked calmly over to the area and began speaking to her, officials said in the release. While talking with the girl, Perez learned she was from a group home in Los Angeles and had fled the facility for severe emotional reasons, wanting to die, the release stated. ... The officer then asked the girl if he could approach and...
  • Brutal Omaha beatings go viral

    09/22/2015 9:23:34 AM PDT · by lacrew · 47 replies
    WIBW ^ | Sep 21, 2015 | Brandon Scott
    A brutal beating video has gone viral and now Omaha Police are investigating who's behind the chaos. The video shows dozens of people involved in a knock-down, drag-out fight at the Southside Terrace housing complex 28th and R in South Omaha. The complex is a public, low-income housing property. In the video, a woman is pulled to the ground, kicked in the face and stomach, repeatedly punched, and her attackers pull her hair. Later in the video several men are also attacked. WOWT 6 News spoke with Afiya Madut, a Southside Terrace resident who said fights aren't uncommon at the...
  • [Monterey, CA] Two officers shot, two gunmen dead

    09/21/2015 10:15:54 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 32 replies
    KSBW TV ^ | 21 September 2015 | KSBW
    Sand City, CA. Two officers were shot in Sand City outside the Target shopping center.It appears there were two gunmen. Shots were fired during a confrontation. Four people were shot, including two police officers and the two suspected gunmen.The victims were immediately sent to a nearby hospital.According to Monterey District Attorney Dean Flippo, the two suspected gunmen are dead.The two police officers have non-life threatening injuries and are expected to make a full recovery. The Target store is now closed.
  • Report: Two police officers refused service at a Whataburger in Lewisville, Texas

    09/16/2015 8:41:11 AM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 51 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 9/16/15 | Twitchy Staff
    Here we go again. A Whataburger fast-food restaurant in Lewisville, Texas reportedly refused to serve two off-duty police officers last night because they were cops: Cops say a Whataburger employee refused them service, said "We dont serve police officers. http://t.co/iIOcLWFpNl pic.twitter.com/s6rrghz4zr
  • Police kill suspect after Kentucky trooper fatally shot (By #BlackLivesMatter Protestor!)

    09/14/2015 11:20:48 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 51 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9-14-2015 | Brendan O'Brien
    The suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a rookie Kentucky state trooper this weekend has died after being shot by authorities, state police said on Monday. Kentucky State Police found the suspect, Joseph Thomas Johnson-Shanks, 25, of Missouri, in a wooded area close to Interstate 24, near where he allegedly shot the trooper after a car chase, police said. Johnson-Shanks had aimed his gun at troopers and refused to drop it, leading one to shoot him, officials said. Johnson-Shanks died at a medical center in Princeton, Kentucky.
  • South Carolina judge denies bond for former police officer who killed Walter Scott

    09/14/2015 3:18:28 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 7 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 09/14/2015 | Wesley Lowery
    In a court order issued Monday, South Carolina Judge Clifton Newman ruled that former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager will continue to be held without bond while he awaits trial on first degree murder charges in the March shooting of Walter Scott, a killing captured on cellphone video. After careful consideration of all of the evidence presented and the nature and circumstances of the offense, the Court finds that the release of Defendant would constitute an unreasonable danger to the community, Newman wrote. Attorneys for Slager and Scotts family spent two days last week debating whether he should be...
  • Please pray for the Christian soldiers and police of Europe

    09/14/2015 4:35:31 PM PDT · by Lucy Hamilton · 16 replies
    As of now, much of my beloved Continents border are closed. As of now, in particular the Hungarian army are armed and out in force patrolling their border with Serbia. Hungary is historically a Christian nation that has suffered under barbaric Islam in Centuries past. The majority of our European armies and police are Christian. Can I ask you at this alarming time, to pray for our brave men AND women in our European forces, army and police, who have been given no choice now but to put themselves on the front line to try and protect my fellow European...
  • BREAKING: Shots fired, officer down (Kentucky)

    09/13/2015 9:31:35 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 122 replies
    Broadcastify - (Police scanner) ^ | September 13 | Staff
    shots fired officer down! KSP officer was just shot on I24 2 gunshots wounds (officer is in full arrest cpr in being done) Foot pursuit now in the woods with the shooter, In Lyon Co they are shutting the interstate down at the 45 mile marker
  • Retired Cop Accused of Threatening Investigators in Fox Lake Shooting Case

    09/13/2015 9:16:15 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 13 | Emily Shapiro
    A former Chicago cop was in jail today, accused of threatening people involved in investigating the deadly shooting of a Fox Lake, Illinois, police officer. On Friday, a man later identified as retired Chicago Police Officer Joseph Battaglia, blocked his number and called the Lake County Coroners Office, the Lake County Sheriffs Office said. "The subject said he was a 'retired police officer' and threatened to harm all of the Task Force members, as well as all of the other investigators involved in the death investigation of Fox Lake Police Lieutenant [Charles Joseph] Gliniewicz," the Sheriff's Office said in a...
  • Officers escort daughter of fallen cop to school father-daughter dance.

    09/11/2015 10:47:03 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | Sep. 10, 2015
    MEMPHIS In July of 2011, Memphis Officer Tim Warren, was shot and killed in the line of duty. Officer Warren was survived by his wife and two children. Recently Officer Warren's daughter Jewel received an invitation to attend a father-daughter dance at her school. Jewel was only 4 years old when her father was killed. The now eight-year-old girl was upset and saddened by the letter. Warren's widow contacted Taylor Amen, a Memphis police Department Officer's wife, who arranged for several officers to escort Warren's daughter to her father-daughter dance. "We know we cannot replace Tim, but we can be...
  • NYPD's Bratton offers apology to tennis Player James Blake, says race played no role in arrest

    09/10/2015 1:01:29 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/10/2015 | By Edmund DeMarche
    New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he intends to apologize to former tennis player James Blake, who he said was "inappropriately" put under arrest outside a midtown hotel after fitting a description of a subject in an investigation. Blake, who is black, is in New York for the U.S. Open in Queens. He was standing outside the Grad Hyatt hotel around noon on Wednesday when he was incorrectly identified by two witnesses as being part of an Internet identity theft scheme. Bratton called the incident a "fast approach" encounter -- where police grab a suspect by the...
  • Cop union boycotting Obama speech in Boston

    09/07/2015 9:06:26 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 26 replies
    AmericanThinker ^ | September 7, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
  • Second-chance cops become issue in Rocky Ford after fatal shooting

    09/06/2015 12:54:57 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 20 replies
    Follow News ^ | 08/16/2015 | Christopher N Osher
    The Rocky Ford Police Department hired James Ashby as a police officer even though crime victims in another town where he had worked complained that he was belligerent and had treated them as suspects. Now he's charged with murder. Mickey Bethel became police chief of Rocky Ford after a former boss described him as "a cancer" on the Pueblo Police Department, where he was fired after a sex video of him and his wife with another man surfaced. Bethel's son, Justin, patrols the streets of Rocky Ford despite criminal convictions, some of them while a juvenile, for prohibited use of...
  • St. Pete Police to be trained on transgender interactions

    09/04/2015 12:35:24 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 45 replies
    wfla ^ | September 3, 2015 | Adrienne Pedersen
    T. PETERSBURG, FL (WFLA) St. Petersburg Police Department supervisors will be trained, for the first time, on how to interact with transgender people during arrests or exchanges on Friday. Chief Anthony Holloway outlined a policy on appropriate interactions with transgender individuals. It is the policy of the St. Petersburg Police Department to treat all people with dignity, respect, and professionalism, the department states. The training is part of a broader trend across the country. About a year ago the Department of Justice started training agencies on interacting with people in the transgender community. Several recent issues have pushed the...
  • MPD officer confronted by crowd, punched, police say (Madison, Wisconsin)

    09/04/2015 3:10:20 PM PDT · by usconservative · 24 replies
    WISC TV - Channel 3 Madison Wisconsin ^ | Sept. 3, 2015 | None Listed
    A Madison police officer was confronted by a crowd and punched after a street fight on Prairie Road Wednesday night, according to a release from Madison police. The officer stopped in the area of Prairie Road and Jacobs Way around 6:20 p.m. after spotting a large number of people in the street. He said that as he approached he saw a woman punch a man in the face, and he could see that the woman had a can of pepper spray. The officer said that as he went to arrest the woman he was surrounded by a crowd that was...
  • Arby's Fires Manager, Suspends Employee After Police Controversy

    09/03/2015 8:57:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies
    The CEO of Arby's Restaurant Group has offered free meals to all police officers in the Miami area following a controversial incident in South Florida. The incident involved an Arby's employee and a uniformed Pembroke Pines Police officer. The employee reportedly refused to serve the officer. The head of the chain issued an apology to the Pembroke Pines Police Department after the incident was reported The chain confirmed to NBC 6 the manager involved has been fired and the employee has been suspended indefinitely. According to the incident report, Sgt. Jennifer Martin said she was using the drive-thru when the...
  • 'Who needs this?' Police recruits abandon dream amid anti-cop climate

    09/02/2015 1:26:25 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 09/02/2015 | By Edmund DeMarche
    Police departments face a recruiting shortage amid a growing anti-cop mood that some fear has taken the pride out of peacekeeping and put targets on the backs of the men and women in blue. Open calls for the killing of police have been followed by assassinations, including last week's murder in Texas of a Harris County sheriff's deputy. Instead of dialing back the incendiary rhetoric, groups including "Black Lives Matter" have instead doubled down at demonstrations with chants of "Pigs in a blanket, fry me like bacon." Public safety officials fear the net effect has been to demonize police, and...
  • Heavy police activity in Volo as search for Fox Lake suspects continues

    09/02/2015 9:28:52 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 41 replies
    WGN ^ | 9/2/15
    There is a heavy police presence in Volo, Illinois as the search for suspects in the fatal shooting of a Fox Lake officer continues. There is police activity near U.S. 12 and IL 120 where authorities have established a perimeter as it relates to the search. There are multiple unconfirmed reports of one or more people running in the fields and neighborhoods in that area.
  • Arby's Apologizes After Employee Reportedly Refuses to Serve Pembroke Pines Officer

    09/02/2015 9:53:34 AM PDT · by ponygirl · 57 replies
    NBC News Miami ^ | Sept. 2, 2015 | NBC News
    The head of Arby's restaurant chain has apologized to the Pembroke Pines Police Department after an employee at a local restaurant reportedly refused to serve a uniformed officer. Arby's Chief Executive Officer, Paul Brown, and Senior Vice President of Operations, Scott Boatwright, contacted PPPD Chief Dan Giustino to apologize on behalf of the organization, according to a police report. Both men assured Giustino that the employee's behavior was "unacceptable" and did not represent the company's values. Giustino accepted the apology, and the department considers the matter closed. In a Facebook post Tuesday, another officer alleged that on Monday, a fellow...
  • Shots Fired at Police Cruiser in Millis (Massachusetts)

    09/02/2015 12:36:31 PM PDT · by BAW · 56 replies
    Medfeld Patch ^ | 9/02/2015 | Patrick Luce
    State Police are responding to reports a gunman fired on a Millis cruiser Wednesday afternoon. Shots were fired at a Millis Police cruiser Wednesday afternoon, the Massachusetts State Police announced. A gunman reportedly fired at the cruiser on a Millis street just before 3 p.m. Police officials say the cruiser caught fire after being shot at. The incident is reported to have happened on Forest Road in Millis. Additionally, the Millis Public Library is closed due to the investigation. Millis Police, Millis Fire and the State Police Air Wing are responding. There is no word yet on any potential injuries.
  • Video reviewed, manhunt continues in killing of Fox Lake police officer

    09/02/2015 1:03:36 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 25 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9-2-2015 | Dan Hinkel, Dan Moran and Frank S. Abderholden
    "At 7:52 (a.m., Gliniewicz) gets there, he sees the three subjects. At 7:55, he calls for additional police. At 8:01 the officers arrived. At 8:09, they discovered him," said Lake County Major Crime Task Force commanderGeorge Filenko. Gliniewicz was found about 50 yards from his squad car in a wooded and swampy area, Filenko told reporters outside the Fox Lake Police Department, where blue and black bunting had been hung. Filenko said Gliniewicz was not dispatched to the area but "self-responded." The report of two white males and one black male was provided by Gliniewicz to dispatchers when he spotted...
  • 'Officer is down': Dramatic audio released of cops finding slain Illinois colleague

    09/02/2015 11:40:37 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 45 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9/2/2015 | Foxnews
    Dramatic audio reveals the tense moment when Illinois police officers discovered the body of a fellow Fox Lake cop lying in a marsh on Tuesday morning, stripped of his gun. Send everybody you possibly can, an unidentified police officer says. Officer is down. Police are appealing to the public for help as they widen the perimeter in the search for the killers of 30-year veteran Lt. Charles Joseph Joe Gliniewicz, 52. There are few specifics as to who exactly authorities are searching for, however, as the manhunt enters its second day. Two white males and one black male have been...
  • BREAKING: Police apprehend suspect in Oologah officer shooting

    05/29/2015 7:18:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2015
    NOWATA, Okla. Quick Facts: Police apprehended Alejandro Garcia just after 7 a.m. Friday morning Officer shot Thursday during pursuit of suspects north of Nowata Officer was transported to the hospital in serious condition Pursuit continued across Kansas line where 2 suspects were taken into custody Rifles, body armor were found in the suspects' vehicle Police apprehended a man suspected in the shooting of an Oologah police officer. After several car chases and a man hunt in Liberty, Kansas, police caught Alejandro Garcia shortly after 7 a.m. Friday morning. Cesar Rios, 23, and Roxanne Mendoza, 20, were arrested Thursday night...
  • 1 in custody after Fox Lake police officer shot, 2 other suspects sought

    09/01/2015 6:24:44 PM PDT · by glenduh · 53 replies
    pix11 ^ | 01 Sep 2015 | Tribune Media Wire
    FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Authorities involved in a manhunt after Tuesday's shooting death of a police officer in Lake County, Illinois, have one suspect in custody, Illinois State Police Sgt. Matt Boerwinkle said Tuesday afternoon.
  • Three cops murdered in less than a week: Another officer is found slaughtered in his Texas home ami

    09/01/2015 7:34:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 47 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/1/15 | KIERAN CORCORAN
    A Texas police officer was found murdered in his home just hours before an officer in Illinois was gunned down in the street on a morning patrol. Don Allen, 27, was killed at home some time Monday evening in Clyde, Texas, and found by family members around 7pm. Authorities have not released details of his death, but launched a homicide investigation over Allen, who has served in the Abilene police department for three years.
  • Coeur d'Alene Police Officer has died after being shot; suspect identified

    05/05/2015 7:13:15 PM PDT · by blueyon · 20 replies
    KHQ-Q6 ^ | 5/05/15 | Nichole Mischke
    Coeur d'Alene Police officer shot in line of duty. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant Greg Moore has died just before 6 p.m. after being shot in the line of duty early Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:35am Tuesday in the 2800 block of Wilbur Ave. Sergeant Moore who was a 16-year veteran with the department. Police say Moore was in the Sunshine Meadows neighborhood checking on a suspicious person and actually ran suspect Jonathan Renfro's name through the Kootenai County Dispatch Center. "Then there was no further contact from him," Lt. Stu Miller said at...
  • Obama Reacts to Texas Deputy Murder: Targeting Police Officers Is Completely Unacceptable

    09/01/2015 5:07:52 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/01/2015 | Charlie Spiering
    On his way to Alaska this afternoon, President Obama called Kathleen Goforth, the widow of the slain Texas Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth who was shot and killed at a gas station while he was fueling a police cruiser. On behalf of the American people, I offered Mrs. Goforth my condolences and told her that Michelle and I would keep her and her family in our prayers, Obama said in a statement released this evening. Obama said that he promised Goforths widow that he would continue to praise bravery of police officers who served their communities.