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  • Man Sentenced to 5 Centuries in Prison for Shooting LAPD Swat Officer in Helmet, Wounding K-9...

    10/17/2019 10:21:54 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    KTLA ^ | Brian Day
    A Los Angeles gang member received a prison sentence of more than five-and-a-half centuries Thursday for shooting a Los Angeles Police Department SWAT officer, who was saved by his helmet, and wounding a police K-9 during a series of shootouts in 2017, authorities said. Jose Afredo Rauda, 36, was convicted earlier this month of 12 counts of attempted murder on a peace officer, 19 counts of assault with a firearm on a peace officer, four counts of assault with a firearm and once count of assault on a police animal, shooting at an occupied vehicle and possession of a firearm...
  • Milwaukee’s Caporegime [Mayor wants taxpayers to pay protection money]

    10/17/2019 6:35:03 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 12 replies
    MacIver Institute ^ | October 16, 2019 | Dan O'Donnel
    Say, that’s a real nice police department you got there. Real nice. You know, it’d be a real shame if something happened to it. Like what? Oh, I don’t know. You just never know when positions might be eliminated or things like that. But that doesn’t have to happen. Just give us more money by letting us raise your taxes and that nice police department you got will be just fine. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett is sounding an awful lot like The Godfather’s Tom Hagen these days as he tries to pressure both the State Legislature and Milwaukee County voters...
  • Police suicide epidemic spurs soul-searching: 'You may love the job ... the job will never love you'

    10/17/2019 7:18:31 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 18 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Thursday, October 17, 2019 | Sophie Kaplan
    The suicide of a police officer in Montgomery County, Maryland, this week is part of a surge in law enforcers across the country taking their lives, prompting police departments to address concerns about the mental health of their members. Psychologists and police officials say a number of factors — such as increased scrutiny, mandatory overtime, perceived hostility and physical danger — contribute to the daily stress on officers. “I have been in law enforcement 23 years myself. I can’t recall a time ever that its has been so stressful and difficult to be a law enforcement officer,” said Officer Sherri...
  • Police: Officer shoots armed man through window of his home (NOT FORT WORH)

    10/17/2019 12:51:36 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 29 replies
    KTVZ/CNN ^ | 10-17-2019 | Amanda Watts and Eric Levenson
    AURORA, Colorado (CNN) - A Colorado police officer is on administrative leave after shooting an armed man in the buttocks though the window of the man's house, according to the Aurora Police Department. Police went on the night of October 10 to a home to talk with a suspect in an aggravated physical assault case, according to Aurora Police and a probable cause affidavit obtained by CNN affiliate KDVR. When the officers arrived, they say they encountered Andrew Huff, 22, standing next to a truck outside. As officers in uniform approached the house, Huff fled indoors. He then looked out...
  • For Ft. Worth Officer, Aaron Dean Arrested & Charged With Murder of A Black Woman Who He Shot...

    10/17/2019 9:56:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 80 replies ^ | October 15, 2019 | Tommy Sotomayor
    FULL TITLE: For Ft. Worth Officer, Aaron Dean Arrested & Charged With Murder of A Black Woman Who He Shot While She Played Video Games! (Video) The Fort Worth, Texas, police officer who fatally shot a woman while she was babysitting her nephew over the weekend has been charged with murder. Aaron Dean was booked into the Tarrant County Correction Center and later released on $200,000 bond, according to jail officials. Fort Worth Police Sgt. Chris Daniels acknowledged the outrage that the killing of Atatiana Jefferson, 28, had sparked. “To the citizens and residents of our city, we feel and...
  • Fort Worth shooting: Officers weren't asked to do welfare check. Here's how it changed things

    10/17/2019 6:14:48 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 84 replies
    CNN ^ | OCT 17 2019 | Nicole Chavez
    Authorities are looking into what former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean and his partner were told before arriving to Jefferson's home. "The information came from the neighbor to the call-takers and while it was relayed to the dispatch, it was determined to be an open structure call," Fort Worth interim Police Chief Ed Kraus told reporters on Tuesday. Experts say that classification escalated things beyond a welfare check, and meant the officers would respond differently. It could have been a burglary or other crime Many times a welfare check involves a medical emergency, an elderly person living alone or...
  • Democrats blamed for mounting disrespect of NYPD; they directly blame DeBlasio

    10/16/2019 2:12:11 PM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 10 replies
    TNS ^ | 10/16/19 | TNS Staff
    The latest push by the Left-wing Communists in the Garbage Party to destabilize our cities and our country is to attack law enforcement on the local level. That means electing “progressives” to the position of mayor and prosecuting attorney while attempting to get similar people hired on as police chiefs. The effort is already paying dividends. Big cities from coast-to-coast are experiencing record disrespect for the law as well as the law enforcers — the men and women who occupy the thin blue line between civil society and total chaos.
  • Texas woman killed by officer pointed gun after hearing noises

    10/16/2019 3:07:46 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 136 replies
    Rooters via Yahoo Noose ^ | October 15, 2019
    A Texas woman was shot dead by a Fort Worth police officer in her home after she heard noises outside, picked up a handgun and pointed it at a window, the officer's arrest warrant showed on Tuesday. Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was playing video games with her 8-year-old nephew around 2:30 am on Saturday when she heard sounds in her backyard, according to the warrant for former Fort Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean's arrest for alleged murder. The noises were Dean, 34, and his partner moving around the back of her home, without announcing their presence, after they were sent to...
  • Parkland parents warn against reinstating Scott Israel as sheriff

    10/15/2019 10:10:28 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 22 replies
    Sun Sentinel ^ | 10/15/19
    In a precursor to next week’s special Senate session to decide if Scott Israel should get his job back as Broward County sheriff, parents of the students murdered in the Parkland school shooting on Monday urged and warned state senators not to do it. “His lack of leadership and poor training of his rank and file played a role in the death of Nick and the injury of my other son,” Mitch Dworet said in front of an assembly of news cameras at the Parkland substation of the Broward Sheriff’s Office. “I say to any politician, 'Look to your conscience...
  • Thirteen police killed in Mexico cartel ambush

    10/15/2019 2:42:05 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    CNN ^ | October 15, 2019 | By Jack Guy,
    Five police vehicles were traveling through the municipality of Aguililla in the early morning when they were ambushed by more than 30 armed individuals, according to a statement from the Michoacan state prosecutor. The attackers, in five "presumably armored" vehicles, opened fire with high caliber weapons, said the prosecutor, Adrián López Solís. Security forces dispatched to the scene found officers slain and injured with bullet wounds, their vehicles shot up and two of them on fire, the statement said. Images published on social media showed posters left on police vehicles signed "CJNG" -- the initials of the Jalisco New Generation...
  • Atatiana Jefferson pointed gun at window before Fort Worth officer killed her, nephew said

    10/15/2019 12:39:14 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 188 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 10/15/19 | Dana Branham
    A murder warrant for Aaron Dean, the Fort Worth officer who killed Atatiana Jefferson, tells what led up to the shooting from the perspective of her 8-year-old nephew, who was in the room with her when she was shot. The boy told a forensic interviewer that he and his aunt were playing video games together about 2:30 a.m. Saturday when she heard noises outside. She took her handgun from her purse and pointed it “toward the window” before she was shot, the nephew said, according to the arrest-warrant affidavit. The 8-year-old saw his aunt fall to the ground. Jefferson, 28,...
  • Former cop who killed black woman in her home charged with murder

    10/14/2019 5:26:37 PM PDT · by Meatspace · 163 replies
    CBS ^ | 10/14/19
    A former Fort Worth police officer who resigned Monday after fatally shooting a black woman in her home has been booked in jail for murder, according to inmate records on the Tarrant County Correction Center website. Aaron Dean, who is white, fatally shot 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson early Saturday morning as she played video games with her nephew.
  • Fort Worth officer who fatally shot woman in her home has resigned amid investigation

    10/14/2019 2:01:24 PM PDT · by Raymann · 117 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 10/14/2019 | Mitch Mitchell
    Fort Worth police announced at a news conference Monday that the officer who shot and killed a woman in her home Saturday has resigned. Interim Police Chief Ed Kraus identified the officer as Aaron Dean, a man who has served about 18 months with the Fort Worth police. Kraus said he was going to fire the officer had he not resigned Monday morning. Kraus said a criminal investigation is ongoing and he expects to release an update by Tuesday. The FBI also has been briefed to investigate possible civil rights violations, he said.
  • Professor, Antifa activist who said "it's a privilege to teach future dead cops" gets fired

    10/13/2019 9:07:06 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 54 replies ^ | Oct 13, 2019 | LET Staf
    He was a self-proclaimed Antifa activist… and also a professor at John Jay College.  He also advocated for the death of cops and for anarchy in America.  Now Michael Isaacson has found himself back on the unemployment line.Or perhaps back in his parents’ basement.Initially, his tweets that it is a privilege to teach “future dead cops” and his statements were merely condemned. Mike Isaacson@VulgarEconomics   how come when a pig dies in uniform no one ever says 'they died doing what they loved?'  5 10:10 AM - Jan 23, 2018 Twitter Ads info and privacy   See Mike Isaacson's other...
  • 5 people shot and killed by neighbor with ‘anger management issues’ at condo building

    10/13/2019 8:11:43 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | October 13, 2019 | Alice Yin and Jeremy Gorner
    Three women and two men are dead in a shooting in a condominium building on Chicago’s Northwest Side by a neighbor who was known to have “anger management issues,” police said. A woman who had been in critical condition after a gunman opened fire in two units of a Dunning condo building died Sunday from her injuries, bringing the death toll to five from the Saturday night shooting rampage, police said. Authorities said the man left his condo in the 6700 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood, went to a neighbor’s home in the same building...
  • Fort Worth Police Officer Fatally Shoots Woman Inside Her Home

    10/12/2019 5:35:50 PM PDT · by Drew68 · 101 replies
    Fort Worth Star-Telegram ^ | 12 Oct 2019 | Jack Howland
    A white Fort Worth officer fatally shot a black woman inside her home early Saturday after police were called to the house to do a welfare check, according to police and the neighbor who called them. The woman who was killed was Atatiana Jefferson, 28, according to the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. Police released a statement Saturday afternoon saying officers responded at 2:25 a.m. to a report the front door of a home was open in the 1200 block of East Allen Avenue. James Smith, who called a non-emergency police number, said he saw the doors were open and...
  • Police Robot on Patrol Completely Ignores Woman Trying to Summon The Police

    10/12/2019 9:04:46 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 19 replies
    ScienceAlert ^ | 10/10/2019 | Dan Robitzki
    Those Knightscope security robots may not be so great at their jobs. When a woman in a park near Los Angeles saw people fighting and tried to summon help via a police robot patrolling nearby, the robot merely told her to "step out of the way" and continued along its pre-determined route, according to NBC News. No help came until the spectators called 911 directly, raising the question of what, if any, function these robots are actually supposed to serve. It turns out that the robot, a K5 model named "HP RoboCop", patrols the park on behalf of the police...
  • Off-duty sheriff’s deputy charged with shooting in apparent road rage incident

    10/11/2019 5:01:31 PM PDT · by GreyHoundSailor · 20 replies
    Vermont Digger ^ | Oct 10, 2019 | Justin Trombly
    An Orange County sheriff’s deputy has been accused of firing two shots into a fleeing vehicle that he had tailgated and tried to block while off duty Monday. William Pine, 49, of Brookfield now faces two counts of attempted aggravated assault. He serves as a deputy for the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, according to the Vermont State Police. He has been placed on administrative leave, according to the department. State police said the incident occurred in Williamstown at about 7:45 p.m. Monday. Two men — 41-year-old Kevin Goodale of Brookfield and 37-year-old Nathan Lyonnais of Barton — told troopers they...
  • APD's Problem Oriented Policing Unit arrests 10 people in undercover Walmart operation (California)

    10/10/2019 7:19:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 9 replies
    ABC 7 KRCR News ^ | September 17, 2019 | Adam Robinson
    ANDERSON, Calif. — On Monday, the Anderson Police Department's (APD) Problem Oriented Policing Unit arrested 10 people after conducting an undercover enforcement operation at the Anderson Walmart to target retail theft and criminal activity. During the operation, 10 total arrests were made for theft, possession of stolen property, fraud, drug paraphernalia possession, illegal narcotic possession, and active warrants. The following is a summary of the arrests made by APD's Problem Oriented Policing Unit: Paige Poor, 27 of Oroville, was seen stealing pants from inside the store. Poor was found to be on searchable probation and in possession of stolen property...
  • Murdered Cop’s Widow Outraged Over “Racist” Tweet by Philly DA Spokesperson Jane Roh

    10/09/2019 10:41:16 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 26 replies
    Philadelphia Magazine ^ | 10/09/2019 | VICTOR FIORILLO
    A now-deleted tweet by Philadelphia District Attorney spokesperson Jane Roh has outraged Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, whom Mumia Abu-Jamal was convicted of murdering in a 1981 shooting. Faulkner, now a California resident, was in Philadelphia on Friday to lead a protest against Philly DA Larry Krasner’s involvement in Abu-Jamal’s ongoing appeal for his 1982 conviction