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  • Baltimore Six Update: All Charges Dropped Against Remaining Officers – Mosby Blames Judge Williams

    07/27/2016 8:45:05 PM PDT · by detective · 34 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | July 27, 2016 | Sundance
    Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has dropped all charges against the remaining police officers (video below). All charges were dropped against all the officers who faced trial in connection with the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray April 2015. The decision was announced during pretrial motions for Officer Garrett Miller, who was the next to face charges of second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment.
  • Pittsburgh police chief defends decision to speak at Democratic National Convention

    07/27/2016 5:44:37 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 17 replies
    WTAE.COM ^ | 27 JULY 2016 | WTAE.COM
    PITTSBURGH —Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay said he focused his message on policing and community relations during his address to the Democratic National Convention. McLay responded to criticisms of his appearance raised by some rank-and-file officers and spread via social media. "There was no endorsing of any candidate, there was no endorsing of any particular objective. I'm simply getting the truth that needs to be said about what meaningful police reform needs to look like in this country out on a much broader scale," McLay told reporters during an informal question-and-answer session following his return to Pittsburgh from his convention...
  • Who is Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby?

    07/27/2016 5:25:45 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 40 replies
    WISN.COM ^ | 27 JULY 2016 | CNN
    (CNN) —Shortly after being elected nearly two years ago, Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said prosecutors in her troubled city had the "toughest job in America."
  • GOP Convention Notes: 50,000 Attendees, Lots and Lots of Police

    07/27/2016 11:24:47 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 14 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 7/24/2016 | Derek Draplin
    CLEVELAND — For more than a week, barricades and almost four miles of nine-foot-tall security fencing have enclosed a perimeter encompassing several blocks of the city’s downtown. No, it’s not a post-apocalyptic scene from “The Walking Dead." It’s the borderline martial law at the 2016 Republican National Convention. In preparation for the 50,000 visitors flooding Cleveland for the convention, main arteries into the city are cut off, making way for "stand-off distance" around Quicken Loans Arena, the primary convention venue. Of the 50,000 attendees, 12,470 delegates, 2,302 alternate delegates, and 15,000 journalists converged on the city for the convention. The...
  • Marilyn Mosby Slams Police Investigators, Baltimore Judge In Fiery Press Conference

    07/27/2016 11:28:32 AM PDT · by Strac6 · 72 replies
    Marilyn Mosby’s cases against six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray has been by all accounts an utter failure, but the state’s attorney was nevertheless defiant on Wednesday when she announced her office is dropping charges against the three officers who still faced trial. The 36-year-old Mosby, who became a media darling last year when she announced charges against the officers for the arrest and death of Gray, complained during a press conference that the deck was stacked against her and her team of prosecutors. “While to this day we stand by the decisions, the legal theories,...
  • All charges dropped in Freddie Gray case; no convictions

    07/27/2016 7:48:52 AM PDT · by GilGil · 79 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 7/27/2016 | Associated Press
    Prosecutors dropped the remaining charges Wednesday against three Baltimore police officers awaiting trial in the death of Freddie Gray, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.
  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    07/27/2016 7:11:47 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/27/2016 | Kevin Rector
    Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgement of the unlikelihood of a conviction following the acquittals of three other officers on similar and more serious charges by Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams, who was expected to preside over the remaining trials as well. It also means the office of Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J....
  • Clarke: The DNC Theme is Compassion for Criminals

    07/26/2016 5:02:13 PM PDT · by kevcol · 17 replies
    Fox Business ^ | July 26, 2016 | Matthew Wisner
    "The theme tonight, with this group that's going to get up and speak is compassion for criminals. Every one of these individuals, nearly every one of these individuals whose mother will speak was engaged in questionable lifestyle choices. Mike Brown was a criminal who tried to disarm a law enforcement officer. Eric Garner resisted arrest, Freddie Gray resisted arrest." . . . "Here’s the question I have, where are the dads?"
  • Pittsburgh police chief among primetime speakers on Day 2 of DNC

    07/26/2016 9:41:42 AM PDT · by surroundedbyblue · 17 replies
    WPXI Pittsburgh ^ | 07/26/2016
    Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay will be one of the primetime speakers at Tuesday's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. He's expected to speak sometime between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m., after former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. McLay will be followed by actor Tony Goldwyn, who plays the president on the TV show 'Scandal.' According to a release by Mayor Bill Peduto's office, McLay will speak about Pittsburgh's efforts to adopt the best practices on community policing. Pittsburgh is one of six cities nationwide participating in the U.S. Department of Justice's National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice. Mayor...
  • Legend Michael Jordan Donated 2 Mil to Support Police, BlackLivesMatter Responded with THIS…

    07/26/2016 7:51:09 AM PDT · by NotchJohnson · 38 replies
    USA Politics Today ^ | 07/25/2016 | Mellisa Ferrari
    Michael Jordan came out of the closet to support our police officers. In a statement shared via The Undefeated on Monday morning, Jordan said the following: “As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers. I grieve with the families who have lost loved ones, as I know their pain all too well. “I was raised by parents who...
  • Philly Cops Blast Hillary Over Black Lives Matter & Co.

    07/25/2016 11:54:54 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 14 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 25, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The media and academia may regard them as a source of multicultural wisdom but local police have to look at what groups like Black Lives Matter actually do. "The Fraternal Order of Police is insulted and will not soon forget that the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton are excluding the widows, and other family members of Police Officers killed in the line of duty who were victims of explicit, and not implied racism and 'being on duty in blue,'" John J. McNesby, President of Philadelphia Lodge #5 of the FOP stated on July 20, 2016. "It is sad that to...
  • Jordan (Michael) speaks out on shootings of African-Americans, police

    07/25/2016 9:33:14 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 24 replies
    Undefeated ^ | 7/25/2016 | Mike Wise
    Michael Jordan, widely considered the greatest basketball player in NBA history and the lone African-American majority owner of a franchise, has decided to speak out on the country’s growing racial and social unrest. “As a proud American, a father who lost his own dad in a senseless act of violence, and a black man, I have been deeply troubled by the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of law enforcement and angered by the cowardly and hateful targeting and killing of police officers,” Jordan writes in a one-page letter released exclusively to The Undefeated. “I grieve with the families who...
  • Miami Police Explain Shooting Unarmed Man [semi-satire]

    07/25/2016 9:23:40 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 9 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 July 2016 | John Semmens
    Charles Kinsey, a behavioral therapist trying to aid an autistic patient was shot by Miami police this week. In the incident, Kinsey was lying on the ground with is hands up. Nevertheless, he was still shot in the leg by one of the responding officers. John Rivera, the President of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association attempted to explain this egregious example of unnecessary and excessive force, calling it "an unfortunate accident. First of all, the police received an anonymous tip that there was a suicidal man with a gun in that area. Right away, the responding officers are thinking...
  • Philly Cops Blast Hillary Over Black Lives Matter & Co.

    07/25/2016 7:50:09 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    Academia.org ^ | July 25, 2016 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Philly Cops Blast Hillary Over Black Lives Matter & Co. July 25, 2016, Malcolm A. Kline The media and academia may regard them as a source of multicultural wisdom but local police have to look at what groups like Black Lives Matter actually do. “The Fraternal Order of Police is insulted and will not soon forget that the Democratic Party and Hillary Clinton are excluding the widows, and other family members of Police Officers killed in the line of duty who were victims of explicit, and not implied racism and ‘being on duty in blue,’” John J. McNesby, President of...
  • "Kill More Cops" Graffiti Mural Appears On Major L.A. Freeway

    07/24/2016 7:59:53 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 17 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | Joel B. Pollak
    A reader has e-mailed Breitbart News an image showing a graffiti mural reading “KILL MORE COPS” along Interstate 5 in Los Angeles, a major commuting route in the San Fernando Valley just north of Burbank and Hollywood.
  • Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention...

    07/23/2016 3:06:07 PM PDT · by blueyon · 14 replies
    the gateway pundt ^ | 7/23/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    "Video: Donald Trump Calls to Thank Cleveland Police Chief and Officers for Keeping RNC Convention Safe" Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams on Friday to thank him for keeping the Republican National Convention held this week in Cleveland safe. The call came as Williams was attending a media availability with bike patrol officers outside the Quicken Loans Arena where the convention was held. Williams put Trump on speaker so he could speak to the approximately fifty officers. The officers can be seen in video tightly surrounding the chief to hear Trump speak. Afterward, many of...
  • State troopers from Mass., N.H. arrested and charged with assault after video showed officers punchi

    07/19/2016 2:21:50 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 109 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 7/19/16 | Mark Berman
    Full title: State troopers from Mass., N.H. arrested and charged with assault after video showed officers punching driver Authorities in New Hampshire said that they had arrested two state troopers and charged them with assault for their actions during a violent arrest captured on video earlier this year. The arrest occurred after a long police chase that began in Massachusetts and ended in New Hampshire, after which at least two officers were seen on the video repeatedly punching the driver who had led the pursuit. After video of the incident began to spread online, Joseph Foster, the New Hampshire attorney...
  • Donald Trump calls, thanks Cleveland police chief personally for keeping RNC safe (video)

    07/23/2016 9:31:59 AM PDT · by orchestra · 51 replies
    Cleveland.com ^ | 7/22/2016 | Eric Heisig
    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Presidential candidate Donald Trump called Cleveland police Chief Calvin Williams on Friday afternoon to thank the department for its work patrolling this year's Republican National Convention. Williams received the call outside the Quicken Loans Arena, when the officers who worked as a bike patrol were gathered for photos and a media availability. Several officers crowded around the chief when Trump made the call, and Williams put the candidate on speakerphone. "He just wanted to thank us, the Cleveland Division of Police and law enforcement here, for a nice safe week for everybody," Williams said. "That it wasn't...
  • Richmond cop who killed unarmed man to receive tax-free compensation for life

    07/23/2016 1:41:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 07/23/2016 | Karina Ioffee
    The police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man during a brief scuffle in 2014 has retired from the agency but will continue to collect half of his final salary tax-free for the remainder of his life. Officer Wallace Jensen, 33, who worked at the police department for eight years, received industrial disability retirement, effective this April, said police Chief Allwyn Brown. Jensen stands to earn $70,700 annually from the disability retirement, according to CalPERS, and will be eligible for cost of living increases. Only police and firefighters are eligible for industrial disability retirement, which must be signed off...
  • Dallas Police Job Applications Skyrocket Since Shootings

    07/22/2016 7:39:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | 7/22
    The Dallas Police Department says job applications to the force have more than quadrupled since a man shot and killed five police officers and wounded nine others and two civilians. A Police Department statement Friday says 467 applications were received in the 12 days after the July 7 shootings
  • Greenfield: The Black Heroes Who Took Down the Freddie Gray Hoax

    07/22/2016 5:26:25 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 17 replies
    The Sultan Knish blog ^ | July 22, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Friday, July 22, 2016 The Black Heroes Who Took Down the Freddie Gray Hoax Posted by Daniel Greenfield Judge Barry G. Williams once again handed the Freddie Gray lynch mob a decisive defeat, shredding the prosecution’s case against Lt. Brian Rice, the highest ranking police officer targeted by the mob. Judge Williams stated firmly that, the court “cannot be swayed by sympathy, prejudice or public opinion.” Instead he insisted that it had to follow the law. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, who became a national figure by heading the Freddie Gray lynch mob, did not even bother to show up....
  • In case you were wondering where Hillary stood when it comes to police

    07/22/2016 4:30:44 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 11 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 07-22-16 | DrJohn
    Word comes that Hillary Clinton has invited Michael Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden to speak at the DNC Convention next week. McSpadden is the mother of Michael Brown. Brown was killed by Officer Darren Wilson after Brown refused a lawful police order, assaulted Wilson and then tried to take Wilson's weapon, which was discharged in the police cruiser. Brown was killed as he charged Wilson, again refusing to obey Wilson's lawful orders. The facts can be reviewed in the video here. Michael Brown, as did Alton Sterling, brought on his own demise. Subsequently, McSpadden got into a fight over the sale of...
  • Black Lives Matter Rejects Barbecue with Police: ‘I Eat Pigs, I Don’t Eat With Them’

    07/22/2016 10:22:21 AM PDT · by orchestra · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/22/2016 | Adelle Nazarian
    The Oakland Police Department (OPD) extended an invitation to followers of the Black Lives Matter movement to participate in a barbecue to start a constructive dialogue between the two groups. However, the police were met with flat-out rejection by a spokesperson who referred to law enforcement as “pigs.” “A BBQ is definitely not going to stop this blockade,” Karissa Lewis, a self-described “radical black farmer from East Oakland,” told local Fox affiliate KTVU. “And as a radical-black farmer from East Oakland, I eat pigs, I don’t eat with them,” she said. According to KTVU, Lewis used the “mic-check call and...
  • Police accidentally shot man in North Miami, union says

    07/22/2016 9:02:12 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 98 replies
    CNN ^ | July 22, 2016 | Joshua Berlinger
    <p>The police shooting of an African-American caregiver, who was lying in the street trying to help an autism patient, was accidental, according to the local police union representing the North Miami officer.</p> <p>The officer had intended to shoot the patient, whom he thought posed a danger, but accidentally shot the caregiver instead, said John Rivera, the President of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association.</p>
  • Did protesters use 'poisoned stickers' to give cops skin burns during demonstrations

    07/22/2016 3:44:12 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/22/16
    Did protesters use 'poisoned stickers' to give cops skin burns during demonstrations outside the Republican National Convention **SNIP** Protesters had reportedly been placing yellow stickers on law enforcement officials that read, 'I am awesome,' according to WOIO. The stickers were sent to Columbus for further testing and a person was questioned by the FBI, the station reported. Ciaccia said officers were investigating the incident and urged people not to take stickers from people they do not know.
  • Props to the Cleveland police, Ohio State Police, and Secret Service (VANITY)

    07/21/2016 9:54:02 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    VANITY
    Huge salute to law enforcement working the RNC. I was deeply concerned violence would visit the convention in some way. Excellent job by all keeping attendees and the protestors safe. Free Speech in a proper and peaceful (with a few exceptions) was allowed. We had law and order AND our Constitutional rights on display. May God be with these men and women and may we, with His mercy and grace, heal this great land!
  • Cleveland Police Warn Protester: ‘You’re on Fire, Stupid!’

    07/21/2016 11:58:19 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 23 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 20, 2016 | DEVLIN BARRETT
    At least five people were handcuffed and taken into custody at a flag-burning by anti-war protesters in downtown Cleveland Wednesday, in the first alleged violence at the Republican National Convention.
  • Black therapist with hands up shot by cops while helping patient

    07/21/2016 9:21:15 AM PDT · by Morgana · 84 replies
    nypost.com ^ | July 21, 2016 | Joe Tacopino
    Cops in Florida shot and wounded an African-American behavioral therapist lying in the street with his hands raised next to a troubled autistic man whom he was trying to help, according to the victim’s account and a disturbing video of the incident. Charles Kinsey can be seen and heard pleading with the North Miami officers that their weapons were not necessary, and that the autistic man was carrying only a toy truck, according to WSVN-TV. “When I went to the ground, I’m going to the ground just like this here with my hands up,” Kinsey told the station from his...
  • Unarmed Behavior Therapist with his hands up shot by Police Officer (video)

    07/21/2016 8:33:17 AM PDT · by Marie · 213 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/21/2016 | News 7
    There is NO way to spin this. This is a very, very bad shoot. It's on video.
  • Retired Officer Sues USA Over Fusillade

    07/20/2016 5:55:58 PM PDT · by Auntie Mame · 22 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | July 20, 2016 | DON DEBENEDICTIS
        RIVERSIDE, Calif. (CN) — In a lawsuit against the United States, a retired sheriff's captain claims a U.S. Forest Service officer shot at him 16 times as he tried to drive away from a needless confrontation at a fire camp.     In his federal lawsuit, John Gocke says Forest Service Officer Ty Davis first tried to climb into his car through the driver's window, and when Gocke pushed him out and began to drive off, Davis fired 16 shots at him "almost killing plaintiff and causing extensive damage to plaintiff's vehicle."     "At no time did plaintiff pose any threat to the general public...
  • Philadelphia police union slams Hillary Clinton over choice of speakers at convention

    07/21/2016 7:51:26 AM PDT · by rktman · 39 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 7/21/2016 | Dave Boyer
    Philadelphia’s police union is blasting Hillary Clinton for inviting relatives of victims of police shootings to speak at the Democratic National Convention next week, but failing to include relatives of slain police officers. John McNesby, president of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, said the union was “shocked and saddened” by the planned choice of speakers at the convention, which opens Monday in Philadelphia.
  • Video: APD gets Chick-fil-A, BLM gets none.

    07/11/2016 9:02:24 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 37 replies
    #ShouldaPackedaSandwich.
  • Police shoot unarmed black therapist

    07/21/2016 4:40:55 AM PDT · by brwnsuga · 129 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 20July2016 | Pedro Olivera
    An unarmed Florida therapist was shot by police while trying to calm down his autistic patient, authorities said. Police in North Miami were responding to a report of a man with what appeared to be a gun when they came across Charles Kinsey and his patient, who had run away from a group home.
  • "My Own People Hate Me!" - Black Brooklyn Cop Slams "False Narrative Of Black Lives Matter"

    07/20/2016 9:33:49 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 17 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | July 20, 2016 | Jay Stalien
    I have come to realize something that is still hard for me to understand to this day. The following may be a shock to some coming from an African American, but the mere fact that it may be shocking to some is prima facie evidence of the sad state of affairs that we are in as Humans. I used to be so torn inside growing up. Here I am, a young African-American born and raised in Brooklyn, NY wanting to be a cop. I watched and lived through the crime that took place in the hood. My own black people...
  • When will it end? Video catches Pokemon Go player driving his SUV into a parked police car

    07/20/2016 8:04:16 AM PDT · by Wolfie · 25 replies
    BGR ^ | July 20, 2016
    When will it end? Video catches Pokemon Go player driving his SUV into a parked police car In a few years, or even in a few months, we’ll probably see Psychologists examine and study the unprecedented level of gaming addiction we’ve seen from Pokemon Go players over the past few weeks. If you thought Candy Crush was bad, well, Pokemon Go takes things to an entirely new level. In recent weeks, we’ve seen stories of Pokemon Go players crashing cars, getting shot at, falling off cliffs, aimlessly wandering into traffic and even creating Walking Dead-style stampedes in cities across the...
  • Unless Police Stop Protecting Bad Cops, America Faces Civil War Over Black Shootings

    07/19/2016 10:53:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 81 replies
    The Miami New Times ^ | July 19, 2016 | Luke Campbell
    If we don't stop making excuses for the actions of bad people, all Americans will start shooting one another. Less than a week after five Dallas law enforcement officers were killed by a lunatic gunman, the nation is again reeling from a deadly confrontation between cops and an ex-military extremist. This past Sunday, former Marine Gavin Long gunned down three officers in Baton Rouge, a city on edge after police shot Alton Sterling, a black man, on July 5. I dread the day one of my cop friends is shot by a crazy shooter seeking revenge for the murder of...
  • Jonesville's Chief of Police loses job after making racist comments on social media

    07/20/2016 6:33:18 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 41 replies
    JONESVILLE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Former Chief of Police Skylar Dore pleaded his case with citizens of Jonesville, but many of them didn't want to hear it.. "I'm sorry, but you should have thought about it before you even hit those keys," says Sharon Stevenson, a resident of Jonesville. Dore is referring to the racist remarks Dore made on Facebook about President Obama, criticizing his handling of the police shootings in Dallas and Baton rouge "It hurt. I'm going to be honest. That brought tears to me because then I saw some of the racial comments coming up," says...
  • Lenin: Crush, Smash the Police

    07/09/2016 12:33:08 PM PDT · by Robwin · 9 replies
    Diana West ^ | 07/08/16 | Diana West
    In The State and Revolution, V. I. Lenin elaborates on Marx's demonic ravings about a violent revolution to create a state of "armed workers" that will itself "begin to wither away." Madness. Beginning with the first Bolshevik regime in the Soviet Union under Lenin, all such revolutions have only created monstrous dictatorships, which, far from withering away, have slaughtered millions and millions of their own and other peoples all over Planet Earth. Did five more die in Dallas last night? Lenin saw police as the front line of the enemy -- the enemy, of course, being existing society, which had...
  • Kansas City, Kansas police captain dies after shooting, sources say

    07/19/2016 1:58:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 76 replies
    kshb.com ^ | 7/19/16 | staff
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A Kansas City, Kansas, police captain has died following a shooting early Tuesday afternoon, according to multiple sources. Chief Terry Zeigler originally tweeted that an officer had been shot at 22nd and Haskell.
  • Boston cops warned to check their cars after officer's vehicle was tampered with (tr)

    07/19/2016 1:52:41 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 6 replies
    Boston police are being warned to check their cars before driving off after a cop's vehicle was tampered with. The officer, whose name is not being released, was driving away from the police department's District 1 station, in central Boston, yesterday when his rear wheel came off. He was not injured in the incident but when the cop took the car to the shop for repairs, a mechanic found the car had been tampered with. Someone had loosened or removed the lug nuts holding the wheel in place before he drove away. Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3697644/Boston-cops-warned-check-wheel-nuts-personal-cars-officer-s-vehicle-tampered-station-wheel-fell-drove-away.html#ixzz4EtFnQFnq Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter...
  • Kansas City, Kan., police officer shot; in critical condition

    07/19/2016 12:55:59 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 49 replies
    An officer has been shot at 22nd and Haskell in Kansas City, Kan. and by 2:45 p.m. one person was in custody and police had detained another person. Kansas City, Kan., Police Chief Terry Zeigler tweeted at 2:02 p.m., “We have an officer shot at 22nd & Haskell. Start prayers, unknown condition.” The officer was in critical condition. Multiple suspects ran from the scene, according to police radio traffic. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article90544392.html#storylink=cpy
  • Obama tells cops: 'We have your backs'

    07/19/2016 12:44:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 84 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/19/16 | Kelly Cohen
    President Obama wrote an open letter to the nation's police officers Monday night to say "we have your backs," after two separate shootings in which eight police officers were killed in Dallas and Baton Rouge. His letter was addressed to the "brave members of our law enforcement community" and was posted on the Fraternal Order of Police's Facebook page. Obama offered his unwavering support to police as they "do their difficult, dangerous jobs." "I want you to know that the American people see it, too," the president wrote. "We recognize it, we respect it, we appreciate it, and we depend...
  • WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT! Police Fatally Shoot Man On A Bus After He Tried To Grab A Cop's Gun

    07/19/2016 11:26:09 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 113 replies
    Published on Jul 19, 2016 Oklahoma City Police released security camera footage on July 18, showing the fatal shooting of Miguel Angel Chavez-Angles on a public bus. Chavez-Angles, 42, was shot and killed on June 24 after throwing a fire extinguisher and trying to seize a gun from one of the officers on the metro bus. Oklahoma City Police said the officers were responding to a vandalism report and Chavez-Angles had fled to the bus after jumping into another vehicle.
  • Trump: BlackLivesMatter helped instigate police killings

    07/19/2016 10:00:45 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 17 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/19/16 | Jeremy Diamond
    Donald Trump said Monday he believes the Black Lives Matter movement has in some cases helped instigate the recent killings of police officers, and suggested he might direct his future attorney general to investigate the civil rights activist group. "Certainly, in certain instances they are," Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly when he asked whether the group has been "a fuse-lighter in the assassinations of these police officers."
  • CNN's copy of the amateur video of Alton Sterling's shooting appears to have been altered (vanity)

    07/19/2016 8:57:00 AM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 31 replies
    It seems CNN's version of the amateur video taken by a storekeeper is different from how it appears at other sites, including CBS and the Young Turks. In the CNN version, the first gunshot sounds - a series of three - come earlier. This can readily be observed because the point when the three gunshots conclude doesn't match up visually. In the CBS and YT versions, the gunshots conclude just as the camera image blurs and the officer on top of Sterling rolls off of him. In the CNN version, the three gunshots conclude while the struggle is still going...
  • Democrat-funded protests backfire as officer killings boost support for police

    07/18/2016 11:52:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | July 18, 2016 | Valerie Richardson
    The horrifying slayings of eight law enforcement officers in the past 10 days may come back to haunt Democrats funding protests against police behind the scenes in hopes of energizing black voters in November. Instead of juicing turnout for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, the unrest may wind up backfiring by whipping up public sympathy for police and creating an opportunity for Republicans to run on a law-and-order message, analysts say. “The proof of that will be on Election Day. But I would say the problem with the strategy is that it has contributed to a climate of support...
  • Exposed: Years-long effort to blame Israel for U.S. police shootings of blacks

    07/18/2016 8:49:40 PM PDT · by Fractal Trader · 12 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 18 July 2016 | William A. Jacobson
    At group calling itself Atlanta is Ready (#ATLisREADY), aligned with the Black Lives Matter movement, recently issued a set of demands to the Mayor of Atlanta, including: We demand a termination to APD’s involvement in the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE) program, that trains our officers in Apartheid Israel The Mayor rejected the demand, finding that counter-terrorism training benefits the Atlanta Police Department’s ability to protect Americans: You could chalk this incident up to just some isolated ploy by local activists, but that would be a mistake. Rather, there has been a multi-year effort by left-wing and Islamist anti-Israel,...
  • Sister of slain Baton Rouge officer Montrell Jackson: It’s coming to the point where no lives matter

    07/18/2016 9:24:54 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 10 replies
    Washpost/MSN ^ | 7-18-2016 | Teresa Vargas
    Joycelyn Jackson was already sitting in church when she found herself needing God most. She hadn’t yet learned that her younger brother Montrell Jackson was among the three officers killed in Baton Rouge when her pastor asked the congregation to send prayers to her family. “I didn’t want to break down in church, but it was just something I couldn’t hold,” said Jackson, 49. “He was a wonderful person. A wonderful person.” Joycelyn Jackson said that she understands the anger behind the movement Black Lives Matter but that “God gives nobody the right to kill and take another person’s life.”...
  • HILLARY CLINTON Tells Police to Quit Killing Black People at NAACP Convention

    07/18/2016 12:19:09 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 75 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | JULY 18, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4zJFKeB820 This came a week after five police officers were shot dead in Dallas by a Black Power activist. On Monday Hillary Clinton told police officers to quit killing black people.
  • Obama Tells Police to Admit Errors - Compares Black Lives Matter to Abolition Movement

    07/18/2016 11:43:56 AM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 63 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 18, 2016 | Jim Hoft
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