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  • Baltimore Police: Gangs Enter Partnership to ‘Take-Out’ Officers

    04/27/2015 9:04:53 AM PDT · by don-o · 52 replies
    CBS DC ^ | April 27, 2015
    The Baltimore Police Department says they have received a credible threat that numerous gangs have entered into a partnership to “take-out” law enforcement officers. According to the department, they have received credible information that various gangs including the Black Guerilla Family, Bloods and Crips have entered into the partnership. “Law enforcement agencies should take appropriate precautions to ensure the safety of their officers,” the departments says in a press release.
  • Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on the death of Freddie Gray and his response to requests ...

    04/27/2015 8:38:24 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 9 replies
    National Action Network ^ | April 27, 2015 | Al Sharpton
    Complete Headline: Statement from Rev. Al Sharpton on the death of Freddie Gray and his response to requests for involvement in the case “I have been asked by many in the Baltimore area since day one to get involved in the justice for Freddie Gray movement. Though I have discussed it on my daily radio and TV shows and been in touch with our NAN Baltimore chapter, I resisted personal involvement until we saw what the promised May 1 investigation report would bring. [Snip] It is my intention to come and have a meeting with grassroots activists and faith leaders...
  • Man accused of killing Chicago officer and ex-CHA officer to stand trial

    04/27/2015 7:19:44 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 2 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | 04/26/2015 | Rummana Hussain
    News Man accused of killing cop and ex-CHA officer to stand trial Posted: 04/26/2015, 12:25pm | Rummana Hussain Opening statements are expected Monday in the trial of a South Side man accused of killing a Chicago Police officer and a former Chicago Housing Authority cop. Timothy Herring, a 19-year-old parolee at the time of the double murder Nov. 26, 2010, allegedly told his friends that he killed “two polices” because he didn’t want to go back to jail. Authorities said Herring, fitted with an ankle bracelet, opened fire when he returned to the scene of a burglary he’d committed hours...
  • Man left in dumpster as baby in 1989 reunites with cop who saved him

    04/27/2015 6:54:44 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 11 replies
    WPXI-TV ^ | 4/27/15
    Twenty-five years ago, a police officer found a baby in a California dumpster. Last week, the baby – now a grown man – got to meet the man who saved him. Robin Barton shares a bond like no other with retired Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna. "I hoped that someday I would see him again," Buelna said. The two first met 25 years ago, though Barton was just 4 hours old, in what some would call a miracle encounter. It was Nov. 21, 1989. Buelna was on duty in Santa Ana.
  • The police problem is actually a progressive problem

    04/24/2015 1:23:17 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 19 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 24, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Who guards the guardians?) – Juvenal Honest observers in this country have to admit that we have a police problem that is increasingly growing more serious. While some of the stories that have come out about police brutality and police overreach have clearly been invented or exaggerated by the Left for the purposes of inflaming racial tensions and undermining American civic stability, there are nevertheless a large number of incidents in recent years which cannot simply be wishcast away. The warrantless, no-knock, early morning, heavily-armed SWAT raid for even the most minor of things is becoming...
  • Four Swedish Cops on Vacation in New York Answer the Call of Duty to Stop a Brutal Assault ....

    04/23/2015 3:54:58 PM PDT · by Cecily · 51 replies
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | April 23, 2015 | Michael Zinnie
    Four burly Swedish cops put their New York City vacation on hold to answer the call of duty on a Manhattan subway train last night. The friends were on their way to see Les Misérables on Broadway, DNA Info reports, and rushed in to stop a brutal assault on a crowded rush-hour 6 train. 'We came here for vacation. We’ve been here one day. We’re no heroes, just tourists,' Makrus Ĺsberg, a 25-year-old officer with the police Uppsala, Sweden, told the New York Post. Mr Asberg, along with Erik Naslund, Samuel Kvarzell and Eric Jansberger, subdued an enraged homeless man...
  • The Police Problem is Actually a Progressive Problem

    04/23/2015 1:43:20 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/23/15 | Tim Dunkin
    Stand tall and do what's right, even if it goes against the progressives and left-wingers and those who think to destroy our nation and rebuild it in their own twisted image Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Who guards the guardians?)—Juvenal Honest observers in this country have to admit that we have a police problem that is increasingly growing more serious. While some of the stories that have come out about police brutality and police overreach have clearly been invented or exaggerated by the Left for the purposes of inflaming racial tensions and undermining American civic stability, there are nevertheless a large...
  • Police kill more whites than blacks, but minority deaths generate more outrage

    04/22/2015 1:08:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, April 21, 2015 | Valerie Richardson
    Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison says she wants to see an officer shoot an unarmed white teenager in the back before agreeing that the “conversation about race” is over, but she almost certainly already has received her wish. An analysis released last week shows that more white people died at the hands of law enforcement than those of any other race in the last two years, even as the Justice Department, social-justice groups and media coverage focus on black victims of police force. “People keep saying, ‘We need to have a conversation about race,’” Ms. Morrison told the (U.K.) Telegraph...
  • Missouri town responds to officer exodus after election of black female mayor

    04/22/2015 8:23:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 85 replies
    yahoo.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Michael Walsh
    A small city in Missouri caught national attention when roughly half of its employees resigned following the election of its first African-American female mayor. Many news outlets and bloggers have speculated that racism and sexism drove the exodus in Parma, a city of about 700 near the Mississippi River; whereas several residents say other factors were at play. Mayor Tyus Byrd, 40, who beat longtime incumbent Randall Ramsey, has not yet released a formal statement on the controversy, but did address it briefly after being sworn in last week. “Moving forward, I’ll get with the board. I’ll speak here in...
  • ‘WE WILL KILL!! STRAIGHT UP!!’ – Black protesters take over CNN, curse on-air in Baltimore

    04/22/2015 5:38:25 AM PDT · by blueyon · 107 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 4/21/15 | soopermexican
    "‘WE WILL KILL!! STRAIGHT UP!!’ – Black protesters take over CNN, curse on-air in Baltimore (Video)" The terrible case of Freddie Gray is once again being litigated in the streets instead of the courts, and the anger boiled over into a CNN broadcast when protesters started cursing on air and finished with the threat, “we WILL KILL! Straight up!” Watch below, there is a lot of explicit language:
  • Miami’s police oversight board attorney resigns; will collect $143K

    04/22/2015 3:22:32 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 4 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 4/21/15 | David Smiley
    The embattled attorney for the civilian agency that oversees Miami’s police department has resigned, and he’s leaving with a six-figure sendoff. ....The city-funded agency will pay him $142,582 over the next six months, and in return Mays has agreed not to sue. He leaves following months of racially tinged rancor that split the agency’s 13-member board, pitted Mays against the agency’s executive director, and led to an inquiry into whether the long-serving attorney had usurped authority and stonewalled.....
  • Footage Catches Officers Saving Woman From A Car Crash Just Before The Situation Goes Up In Flames

    04/21/2015 9:04:50 PM PDT · by null and void · 15 replies
    IJR ^ | Reid Mene
    Dramatic police dash cam footage, provided by New York’s Fox affiliate WPIX, caught the recent rescue of a New Jersey woman getting pulled to safety out of her overturned convertible – just in time. Kinnelon Police Officers Mark Ehrenberg and Ricky Ferriola arrived at the crash scene where they saw the 2006 Toyota Solara convertible toppled over with smoke fuming out, while forty-five-year-old Dawn Milosky, remained unconscious and pinned inside. The officers rushed to Milosky’s aid, and can be heard on the tape yelling: “Can you hear me?” Despite their attempts, there was no response. After cutting through the seat...
  • Mental health calls #1 drain on Berkeley police resources

    04/21/2015 5:30:58 PM PDT · by mac_truck · 16 replies
    Berkeleyside ^ | 4/16/2015 | Frances Dinkelspiel
    Responding to people with mental health issues is the number one drain on police resources in Berkeley, a police officer who specializes in the topic said this week. Nationally, 10% of police calls are for people having a mental health crisis, according to Berkeley Police Officer Jeff Shannon. In Berkeley, that number is 35% or more. Over the past five years, police have seen a 43% increase in calls for “5150s,” or people who are a danger to themselves or others, he said. “Not only in Berkeley, but across the nation, we are experiencing a mental health crisis,” Shannon told...
  • 6 Baltimore police officers suspended amid investigation of suspect's fatal spine injury

    04/21/2015 5:14:12 AM PDT · by Theoria · 65 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 21 April 2015 | FoxNews
    Baltimore's mayor, police officials, and prosecutor sought to calm their city Monday, while six officers were suspended as authorities investigated how a suspect suffered a fatal spine injury in police custody last week. A week after Freddie Gray, 25, was pulled off the street and into a police van, authorities don't have any videos or other evidence explaining what happened to cause the "medical emergency" an arresting officer said Gray suffered while being taken to the local police station, Deputy Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez said. The Gray family's lawyer, Billy Murphy, had said that Gray's "spine was 80 percent severed at...
  • Baltimore Officials Promise Investigation Into Death of Man After His Arrest

    04/20/2015 11:58:03 AM PDT · by Theoria · 27 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 20 April 2015 | Sheryl Gay Stolberg
    Amid national protests over police treatment of black men, Baltimore officials have promised to investigate the death of Freddie Gray, an apparently healthy 25-year-old who was rushed to a hospital with spinal cord injuries after being chased and tackled by police officers. Mr. Gray, who is black, died Sunday, a week after his arrest. His family’s lawyer said that 80 percent of his spinal cord was severed at the neck while he was in police custody, and that he later lapsed into a coma. Witnesses captured parts of Mr Gray’s encounter with the police on a cellphone video, in which...
  • KSP arrest man for drunken horse ride on U.S. 23

    04/18/2015 4:49:07 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    The Floyd County Times ^ | April 16, 2015 | Aaron K. Nelson
    Kentucky State Police Post 9 responded to a call Monday evening about an intoxicated horse rider on U.S. 23. When they arrived, they found Michael Kimmel, 40, of Betsy Layne, matching the description. The arrest report, filed by Trooper J. Gabbard, says he was ordered to stop, but instead he ran down an embankment, fleeing on foot, wearing only a brown hat, jeans, and boots. During the search for the suspect, police say the found his clothing on the back porch of his own house.
  • The Nationwide Network Working to Bring Mobile Biometrics to Your Community (FirstNet)

    04/18/2015 6:33:58 AM PDT · by NewHampshireDuo · 7 replies
    Public Intelligence ^ | December 18, 2013 | Public Intelligence
    A federal law passed in February 2012 to help middle class families by creating jobs and cutting payroll taxes included a section mandating the creation of a nationwide interoperable broadband communications system for law enforcement and first responders. The system, which is being created under the direction of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet), seeks to create a nationwide broadband network capable of being used for a variety of law enforcement purposes including remote surveillance, mobile biometric applications like field fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, as well as automated license plate reading. The system is currently in a pilot phase...
  • Eye in the sky: Local constables using drones to fight crime

    04/17/2015 9:30:08 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    KHOU ^ | 4/16/15
    The Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's Office is doing something that no other agency in Harris County is believed to have done yet: Use drones to help fight crime. It's an eye in the sky for law enforcement, without giving up the element of surprise. "It could absolutely save lives," says Constable Alan Rosen. Rosen says the agency's two new $1,200 drones, which have been in use for three weeks, are game changers in getting intel before serving search warrants, on SWAT situations and even looking for escaped inmates. "You're not gonna detect that the drone is there because it's...
  • Tragedy, Not Pattern [Police Shootings]

    04/14/2015 7:56:56 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 4 replies
    City Journal ^ | April 14, 2015 | Heather MacDonald
    [SNIP]...Historically, somewhat less than half of the 400 police homicides reported to the FBI each year have black subjects. This is consistent with the black crime rate. Blacks make up over half of all homicide perpetrators in the country; in 2013, they were 42 percent of all cop-killers, despite being merely 12 percent of the population. From 1980 to 1998, young black males murdered police officers at almost six times the rate of young white males. According to Gary Kleck, a criminologist at Florida State University, police officers are less likely to kill a black suspect who threatens or attacks...
  • Dash cam: Officer who shot black man told boss he ran away

    04/14/2015 2:32:03 PM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 117 replies
    AP release via Yahoo ^ | 4/14/15 | BRUCE SMITH and PHILLIP LUCAS
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a black man can be heard telling his supervisor twice that he didn't understand why the man ran away, according to dashcam video.
  • The Killing in South Carolina: Why was Walter Scott running away after a traffic stop?

    04/14/2015 11:41:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 159 replies
    Townhall ^ | 04/14/2015 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Why was Walter Scott running away from a policeman who tried to stop him for a broken taillight? The media are trying to make a South Carolina policeman's killing of a black man, Walter Scott, another sensational case of racism, but the media have missed the point of the tragedy. The problem wasn't racism, or even dangerous driving or stolen property. It was caused by the obnoxious anti-father rulings of the family courts and Scott's fear that he would be returned to debtor's prison. Scott had already been jailed three times for failure to pay child support, and he didn't...
  • Why I’m Not Convinced Michael Slager Is a Cold-Blooded Killer

    04/14/2015 8:51:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/14/2015 | Jack Dunphy
    Unlike many people you have heard opine on the Walter Scott shooting, I have been in Slager’s shoes. A ribbon with the image of Walter Scott is affixed to the fence with a message at the scene where Scott was fatally shot by a police officer after he fled a traffic stop, Sunday, April 12, 2015, in North Charleston, S.C. The officer, Michael Thomas Slager, has been fired and charged with murder. (AP Photo/David Goldman) Regular readers of these columns [1] know that I often use this space to explain and defend the actions of police officers who I feel...
  • Sheriff Orders Immediate Internal Investigation Into Arrest Seen on "Disturbing" Video

    “San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon ordered an immediate internal investigation Thursday into an arrest by deputies after a horse pursuit caught on camera by NewsChopper4. Deputies appeared to use Tasers to stun a man and then beat him after the pursuit in San Bernardino County Thursday afternoon. Aerial footage showed the man falling off the horse, and then being stunned with a Taser by a sheriff’s deputy. The man appeared to fall to the ground with his arms outstretched. Two deputies immediately descended on him and began punching him in the head and kneeing him in the groin.” “The...
  • Texas Bill Limiting the Photography of Cops Dropped After ‘Loud’ Public Outcry

    04/12/2015 7:44:12 PM PDT · by SWAMPSNIPER · 44 replies
    PETAPIXEL ^ | 04/12/15 | Michael Zhang
    It was a month ago that a Texas lawmaker sparked a hoopla by proposing a bill that would limit the photography and filming of officers. If passed, anyone caught pointing a camera at an officer from within 25 feet could be charged with breaking the law.
  • After A Young Man Is Pulled Over By Police, What He Records Right After Gains a ‘Viral’ Reaction

    On Wednesday, a young African American man posted a video to his Facebook page voicing his feelings after being pulled over by a police officer. His message has since gone viral with over 20,000 likes and 64,000 shares. The man in the video, 22-year-old Army National Guardsman Will Stack, was reportedly stopped by the officer after ‘improper use of a median.’ In the video, which was shared by Young Cons, Stack explains: “An officer pulled up behind me, throws on his lights. After understanding that he was there for me, I pulled off to the side and he came up...
  • Missouri girl's card to wounded Slidell cop stirs hearts

    04/11/2015 12:48:17 PM PDT · by BBell · 2 replies
    NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune ^ | 4/10/15 | James Varney
    Well wishes have been pouring in to the Slidell Police Department since one of its officers was shot last Friday. But one in particular has hit the mark. On its Facebook page Friday, the department showcased a letter sent from Anderson, Missouri, by a young girl. The girl, Kaeleigh Ash, wrote by hand: "To the officer who got shot. I say a prayer every night for you to get better. Hope you feel better soon." Since the department posted the letter close to 1,100 people have "liked" the girl's heartfelt card. The reserve officer, Sgt. Cliff Laigast, an 8-year veteran...
  • Weak section of punishment create hurdles for embraced constable family

    04/10/2015 9:46:59 PM PDT · by musarratullah · 5 replies
    11 April 2015 | musarrat ullah jan
    Peshawar, Mother of the killed police constable Touseef Mohammad has less mental health and become a patient, whiles his father, Retired Mohabat Khan also become a heart patients because they didn’t get justice in court. 23 years old Touseef Mohammad was on duty on eighteen February 2012 near Tarnab area of Peshawar G.T road , Touseef & his colleague Mohammad Umair whose also constable of Police were on duty at bike, according to the record of the Rider ( Police ) submitted in Police post Tarujaba , Peshawar. At 12.48 am the few drunken persons sitting in a car, started...
  • Why we don't know how many Americans are killed by police (+video)

    04/10/2015 6:50:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    CSM ^ | 04/10/2015 | By Harry Bruinius
    As the nation grapples with the latest incident of a police officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man – this time in South Carolina – many have asked a simple question: How often does this happen? The answer is: No one knows for sure, exactly. Even the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Report, considered the gold standard of crime data since the 1930s, is in many ways out of date and flawed. The nation’s 18,000 law enforcement agencies are not required to compile data on officer-involved shootings. At a time when shootings in North Charleston, S.C.; Ferguson, Mo.; and...
  • South Carolina: Walter Scott’s Family Asks Al Sharpton to Keep His ‘Circus’ Away from the Funeral

    04/10/2015 4:50:03 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/10/2015 | Stephen Kruiser
    No more Fergusons, please. Walter Scott’s family have asked Al Sharpton not to attend the funeral, it is claimed.The New York-based Reverend became a prominent voice in the wake of Michael Brown’s shooting at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson last August.But as the nation’s attention turns to South Carolina and footage showing Officer Michael Slager shooting dead father-of-four Walter Scott, his parents and brothers have made plain that they do not want the same treatment.According to the New York Daily News, the family told Rev Sharpton to ‘keep away’ from the relatives-only memorial service.A source...
  • Minneapolis police records shed light on 2014 military training

    04/09/2015 8:34:13 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 16 replies
    Twin Cities Daily Planet ^ | April 08, 2015 | Matt Ehling, Public Record Media
    In August of 2014, military helicopters flew low over residential neighborhoods of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, engaged in a series of night-time training exercises. The exercises involved the Naval Warfare Development Group - a "special forces" component of the U.S. Navy - and were aimed at enhancing urban combat tactics. Just as they had two years earlier, military personnel had come to the Twin Cities to conduct counter-terrorism training operations in an urban environment. And just as before, those operations commenced with little advance notice to the public.
  • Family of Walter Scott tells Rev. Al Sharpton to keep away; police release dash-cam video...

    04/09/2015 7:50:49 PM PDT · by PROCON · 49 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | April 9, 2015 | Matthew Lysiak , Ginger Adams Otis , Corky Siemasko
    Full Title: Family of Walter Scott tells Rev. Al Sharpton to keep away; police release dash-cam video from cop Michael Slager’s cruiserStay away, Rev. Al. That was the message from the family of South Carolina police shooting victim Walter Scott to the civil rights activist Thursday two days before the funeral for the slain father of four. “We don’t want another Ferguson type of circus here,” a source close to the Scott family told The Daily News. That was a reference to the Missouri town that was rocked by violent demonstrations last year after black teen Michael Brown was killed...
  • NYPD Detective Suspended After Video Appears to Show Him Pocketing Cash During Police Raid

    04/09/2015 3:12:38 PM PDT · by Theoria · 20 replies
    WSJ ^ | 09 April 2015 | Pervaiz Shallwani
    A New York Police Department detective has been suspended after a Brooklyn deli owner uncovered security camera footage that appears to show the officer pocketing nearly $3,000 in cash during a raid earlier this month, police said.The detective, Ian Cyrus, 49 years old, has been suspended pending an internal affairs investigation into the April 3 incident, NYPD spokesman Stephen Davis said Thursday.“That video combined with an allegation of theft is enough to warrant an investigation,” Mr. Davis said. “It’s good enough to support taking appropriate action at the time. The video is indicative of activity that requires more investigation.”Detective Cyrus...
  • Baltimore Police used secret technology to track cellphones in thousands of cases

    04/09/2015 1:47:57 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 23 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | April 9, 2015 | Justin Fenton
    he Baltimore Police Department has used an invasive and controversial cellphone tracking device thousands of times in recent years while following instructions from the FBI to withhold information about it from prosecutors and judges, a detective revealed in court testimony Wednesday.. The testimony shows for the first time how frequently city police are using a cell site simulator, more commonly known as a "stingray," a technology that authorities have gone to great lengths to avoid disclosing. The device mimics a cellphone tower to force phones within its range to connect. Police use it to track down stolen phones or find...
  • If Obama’s DOJ Really Wants to Improve Community Relations with Police, Stay Out of South Carolina

    04/09/2015 4:35:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/09/2015 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    State law-enforcement authorities in South Carolina have filed murder charges against Michael Slager, the North Charleston police officer who killed 50-year-old Walter Scott by shooting him several times, mostly in the back as Scott was fleeing. Slager is currently being held without bail, has been fired by the police department, and faces a potential death sentence, or a term of 30 years to life in prison, if convicted. That, moreover, is just on a murder charge. There appears to be considerable evidence that Slager also obstructed justice. Officials are investigating whether he moved his Taser from the scene of an...
  • Officer charged with murder after shooting man in back:

    04/08/2015 6:11:22 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 144 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 4/8 | Holly Yan and Dana Ford
    The video is so damning that authorities promptly charged a South Carolina officer with murder. In the footage, an African-American man, apparently unarmed, is seen running away from the officer. He gets several yards away before the officer aims his gun toward his back. Eight shots later, the man falls to the ground. By that point, he appears to be at least 25 feet from the officer.
  • Al Sharpton Calls for Federal Police Laws After South Carolina Killing

    04/08/2015 11:36:13 AM PDT · by PROCON · 68 replies
    observer.com ^ | April 8, 2015 | Jillian Jorgensen
    Rev. Al Sharpton called for national policing legislation akin to the Civil Rights Act this morning at the kickoff his National Action Network’s annual convention, just after the arrest of a white South Carolina police officer for murder in the shooting of an unarmed black man. “There must be national policy and national law on policing,” Mr. Sharpton said. “We can’t go from state to state, we’ve got to have national law to protect people against these continued questions.” Mr. Sharpton’s comments, coming on the heels of multiple instances of police killings of unarmed men of color around the country,...
  • Police in Texas Launch Investigation After Video Shows Deputy Strike Nine Months Pregnant Veteran

    04/08/2015 4:40:14 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 43 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | april 7, 2015 | oliver darcy
    Police in Texas have launched an investigation after online video surfaced showing a Hunt County Sheriff’s officer strike an Air Force veteran who was nine months pregnant last month. Footage shows two deputies restrain Deanna Robinson during the March 4th incident as they accompanied Child Protective Services to her parents’ home to remove the 38-year-old’s 18-month-old son Landry over allegations of of abuse. Robinson can be heard shouting that she is pregnant before a deputy is seen at the end of the video hitting her. -snip Robinson told WFAA that the accusations of child abuse stem from a March 1st...
  • Shocking video shows S.C. cop fatally shooting black man in back

    04/08/2015 3:53:26 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 142 replies
    wsbradio.com ^ | 4/7/15 | Cox media group
    North Charleston, S.C. — A white police officer in South Carolina is charged with murder after a bystander recorded video of him shooting and killing an apparently unarmed black man in the back as he ran way from the scene of a traffic stop. The New York Times posted the video Tuesday. It is disturbing. (Scroll down to see video.) Officer Michael T. Slager, 33, claimed he feared for his life because the man took a stun gun during a scuffle Saturday, but the video does not confirm that. The video shows Slager firing eight times and shooting Walter L....
  • Police step up license plate readers to collect taxes now

    04/05/2015 2:38:06 PM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 56 replies
    kommando.com ^ | 3-31-15 | Kim Kommando
    If you live in Virginia and owe back property taxes, you should probably leave your car parked in the garage. That's because a few local police departments and towns are now using license plate readers provided by the Department of Homeland Security to spot people who owe back taxes and then impound their vehicles. Multiple agencies across the state were able to purchase automatic license plate readers thanks to grant money they received from Homeland Security's terrorism prevention program. But, rather than use them for security purposes, some seem to be using them to fill local coffers by collecting taxes.
  • OFFICERS MARK 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF GOOD FRIDAY MASSACRE IN MT. HOLLY

    04/02/2015 2:31:08 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 4 replies
    6abc.com (Philadelphia) ^ | March 28, 2015 | Annie McCormick
    MT. HOLLY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Police officers from across the state and South Jersey marched through Mt. Holly recreating a funeral procession from 40 years ago. March 28th marks the anniversary of the 1975 Good Friday massacre where a lone gunman fired shots from his Garden Street home. Mt. Holly Police Patrolman Donald Aleshire and Hainesport Police Patrolman William Wurst were killed at the scene. Mt. Holly Patrolman John Holmes was paralyzed and died from complications from his injuries in 1992. The alleged sniper, James Carhart, was found not guilty by reason of insanity. He remains in a psychiatric institution....
  • K9 Bites Officer During Pursuit

    03/29/2015 6:33:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Mar 29, 2015 | Samantha Tatro
    A police dog bit an officer during a pursuit early Sunday morning. Shortly after 2:30 a.m., a police officer tried to pull over a driver for a traffic violation, San Diego Police said. The driver took off and lead officers on a short chase before jumping out of the car and running off near the intersection of Fairmont Avenue at Camino Del Rio North in Kensington. When the officer ran after him, he was bitten on the hand by his own K9 dog, police said. The officer was treated and will be okay. The suspect in the pursuit was arrested.
  • Decorated Boston Cop in Coma After 'Unprovoked' Shooting

    03/28/2015 9:28:01 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 22 replies
    6ABC.com ^ | 03/28/2015 | EMILY SHAPIRO
    A police officer decorated for his role in the Boston Marathon bombing remains in critical condition in a medically-induced coma after he was shot in the face during a traffic stop, the city's police commissioner said today. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans called the shooting of officer John Moynihan on Friday night "unprovoked." He and five other officers had pulled over a driver in Roxbury, Massachusetts, when the driver began firing at the officers, according to police.
  • Boston cop critically hurt after Roxbury shootout

    03/28/2015 7:14:18 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 8 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | March 28, 2015 | Owen Boss, Jordan Graham
    A Hub gang cop was seriously injured last night after being shot in the face during a Roxbury gun battle that left one suspect dead, an innocent bystander wounded and neighbors ducking for cover. “The officer here is in tough shape, but we’re all pulling for him and hopefully he’ll pull through. His family is with him, the clergy has been here, and again, let’s pray for him,” Boston police Commissioner William B. Evans said following the 6:40 p.m. shootout on Humboldt Avenue near Ruthven Street.
  • Illegal Alien Police Officers? [Coming Soon to a City Near You]

    03/27/2015 7:51:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 03/27/2015 | Michael Cutler
    As I read the USA Today March 21, 2015 news report, “Police departments hiring immigrants as officers” I realized that my late father was, once again, correct. He used to say, “Nothing is so good it could not be better or so bad it could not get worse.” Hard as it is to imagine, things have gotten worse — much, much worse. Here is an excerpt from the USA Today article: At a time when 25,000 non-U.S. citizens are serving in the U.S. military, some feel it’s time for more police and sheriff departments to do the same. That’s why...
  • Fleece Force: How Police And Courts Around Ferguson Bully Residents And Collect Millions

    03/27/2015 6:07:13 AM PDT · by DoodleDawg · 28 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 3/26/15 | Ryan Reilly & Mariah Stewart
    Scott, a senior at Alabama A&M University, had lived in Pasadena Hills during high school. Her father, a former St. Louis County police officer, works for Walgreens. Her mother is the principal of a local elementary school. Last summer, when Scott was home visiting her family, a notice was placed on her car. Parking had never been an issue in her quiet, suburban community. Pasadena Hills is small, with a population of less than 1,000. But the municipality had recently passed an ordinance requiring those parking overnight to display a $10 residential parking sticker on their vehicles. The notice ordered...
  • Fresno Deputy Police Chief Keith Foster Busted on Drug Charges

    03/26/2015 7:55:48 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 22 replies
    NBC NEws ^ | 3-26-2015 | M. Alex Johnson
    The deputy police chief of Fresno, California, was arrested Thursday on charges of possession and intent to distribute heroin and other drugs, federal and local law enforcement officials said. Keith Foster, 51, was named by the Justice Department as one of four people nabbed in a year-long investigation by the FBI and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer confirmed that Foster is the department's deputy chief, who has commanded patrol operations for the city of a half-million people for the past eight years. Foster was charged with conspiracy to distribute and/or possess...
  • Four (Black) Cops Killed in Seven Days -- Where's the Outrage?

    03/26/2015 8:45:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 53 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 26, 2015 | Larry Elder
    Wednesday, March 4: Fulton County police detective Terence Avery Green was killed, shot in the head by a suspect. According to WXIA-TV, Atlanta: "Police responded to a shots fired call early Wednesday. They were told the suspect was possibly intoxicated. Neighbors said the man was going from house to house, banging on doors and firing a long barrel gun. ... "(Fulton County Assistant Police Chief Gary) described the situation as an ambush, saying the officers 'were trying to do their job, they were trying to protect this neighborhood from someone who was shooting. And they had no other option but...
  • Four Frankfort, Illinois Men Jailed After Alleged Tinley Park Road Rage Attack

    03/25/2015 5:56:54 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 24 replies
    patch.com ^ | March 24, 2015 | Joseph Hosey
    Four Frankfort Men Jailed After Alleged Tinley Park Road Rage Attack The men denied attacking a driver but video showed otherwise, police said. By Joseph Hosey (Patch Staff) March 24, 2015 The four men, along with a 16-year-old, were in a Chevy Tahoe that pursued a 21-year-old man and his girlfriend into Tinley Park, police said. The Elabeds and the other driver then reportedly headed over to the Tinley Park Police Department to accuse each other of wrongdoing. The Elabeds claimed they were actually “threatened and followed by (by the other driver) and his girlfriend,” police said, and while at...
  • Manhunt on in East San Jose after police officer fatally shot

    03/24/2015 9:58:16 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 22 replies
    KTVU fox2 ^ | 3.24.2015 | Dave Pelling
    SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) -- A massive police response descended on an East San Jose neighborhood Tuesday night after a veteran police officer was fatally shot by a suicidal man, according to authorities. According to San Jose police, at approximately 6:48 P.M., officers responded to the 2600 block of Senter Road on a report of an adult male with a gun threatening to kill himself. Police say when the officers arrived on scene, they were met with gunfire. One of the officers, a longtime San Jose Police Department veteran, was struck by the gunfire. He was pronounced dead at the...
  • Dash Cam Video Shows Michigan Cops Lied About Beating Man They Arrested

    03/24/2015 1:08:55 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 56 replies
    PhotographyIsNotACrime.com ^ | 03/24/2015 | Carlos Miller
    Michigan cops pulled a man over for a minor traffic violation, proceeding to yank him out of his car and brutally abuse him, including one officer who placed him in a chokehold and punched him repeatedly while another officer kicked him and a third officer tased him several times.Inkster police say they were only trying to protect themselves from a man who threatened to kill them.But a police dash cam video shows they approached him at gunpoint, then yanked him out of the car without provocation on the evening of January 28, 2015.The portion of the dash cam video...