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  • White Florida Sheriff Fires Back At Blacks Claiming They Let Girls Drown Being Racist!

    04/29/2016 8:19:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    TNNRaw News ^ | Published on Apr 28, 2016 | Tommy Sotomayor
    White Florida Sheriff Fires Back At Blacks Claiming They Let Girls Drown Being Racist! video only on link
  • Running with a Gun in Dallas

    04/29/2016 4:50:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 22 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 April, 2016 | Dean Weingarten
    Legal open carry of modern handguns was partially restored to Texans on January 1st, 2016.  I was visiting Texas at the time and open carried a bit, but the cool weather in January made concealed carry more practical.  I returned to Dallas in April, to visit family and a new grandchild.This morning, on my aerobic exercise run, I was running west on Rosemeade Parkway.  A black and white police SUV approached on the other side of the boulevard, but did not slow down, and continued on its way without any sign of interest in me.  It was very near...
  • Obama to make 'smart guns' push (cops say they don’t want to be guinea pigs)

    04/28/2016 5:23:07 PM PDT · by TroutStalker · 57 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/28/16 | Sarah Wheaton
    President Barack Obama is opening a new front in the gun control debate, readying a big push for so-called smart gun technology — an initiative that the gun lobby and law enforcement rank and file is already mobilizing against. As early as Friday, Obama is set to formally release findings from the Defense, Justice and Homeland Security Departments on ways to spur the development of guns that can be fired only by their owner, according to industry and gun control sources. Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett is slated to preview the announcement for stakeholders on Thursday afternoon. It’s an intensification of...
  • Temple Mount

    04/27/2016 1:44:09 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 33 replies
    Primack News ^ | 27/4/16 | Eleutheria5
    Here's my debut broadcast. The fun continues.
  • UK Police Commanders staring down the barrel of 96 Manslaughter Charges

    04/27/2016 8:10:09 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/27/16 | David Jennings
    Hillsborough is not over! In the longest running inquest in British legal history and possibly the biggest policing cover up ever, a Coroner’s Jury found retired Police Superintendent David Duckenfield and other senior commanders responsible for the unlawful killing of 96 soccer fans. The unlawful killing finding was the key component of the 14 counts and now invites criminal manslaughter charges to be filed. That decision will be taken by Assistant Police Commissioner John Stoddart, appointed directly by Home Secretary Theresa May in 2012 to run Operation Resolve. It is the official investigation that would then refer evidence to the...
  • Local Ballot Initiatives Target Police, Prosecutors Confiscating Property

    04/25/2016 9:06:17 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 5 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 4/20/2016 | Anne Schieber
    Despite new Michigan laws that begin to limit the ability of law enforcement agencies to take property from a person who has not been convicted of a crime, civil liberties activists say that the practice, known as "civil asset forfeiture," is still a problem. Their plan of action? Work at the local level to ban it. “We need to put police back in the role of being protectors of society rather than glorified armed robbers, which is what they’ve become under civil asset forfeiture,” said Shane Trejo, who is organizing petition drives in Oakland County. Trejo became involved through his...
  • Residents of Colorado town baffled after entire police force suddenly quits

    04/25/2016 8:43:28 AM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    WaPo ^ | 4/24/16 | Peter Holley
    If you find yourself in an emergency situation in Green Mountain Falls, Colo., don’t bother calling police. In this scenic western hamlet, they no longer exist. All four members of the 700-person town’s police force — Tim Bradley, the police chief, and three volunteer reserve officers — resigned April 14 because of an alleged policy dispute with the municipality’s newly elected mayor, according to Fox affiliate KXRM-TV. Residents told the station that they weren’t exactly sure why the resignations occurred. “Our marshal and three deputies quit, and that’s about all they said,” Ann Pinell said. “We’ve had our hometown marshal...
  • How the French learned to love their police

    04/21/2016 8:40:56 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 5 replies
    BBC News ^ | 21st April 2016 | John Laurenson
    'A record number of people have applied to join the French police force over the past year. Many new recruits say the recent attacks in Paris inspired them to sign up. It also seems that the shootings have made the country rethink its attitude towards the police.'
  • THE THIN BLUE LINE [Pulitzers overwhelmingly honor reporting hostile to law enforcement]

    04/19/2016 12:39:36 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    heatstreet ^ | April 11, 2016
    THE THIN BLUE LINE Monday was the annual day of self-congratulation for traditional journalists – the announcement of the Pulitzer Prize winners. 2016’s awards (and finalists) recognized a parade of journalists whose work was overtly hostile to law enforcement. The award for national reporting went to the Washington Post for (to quote the Pulitzer committee) “its revelatory initiative in creating and using a national database to illustrate how often and why the police shoot to kill and who the victims are most likely to be.” The award for “explanatory reporting” went to ProPublica for a “startling examination and exposé of...
  • Video Shows Crowd Attacking Officer During Altercation With Assault Suspect: Nashville

    04/16/2016 6:14:58 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 40 replies
    KTLA5 ^ | 4/15/2016
    Cellphone video shows members of a crowd jostling a police officer in Tennessee on Tuesday as he attempted to arrest a man suspected of assaulting a woman, authorities said. Shortly after 6 p.m., Officer Matthew Cammarn witnessed the alleged assault by 22-year-old Brian Shannon near the intersection of South 7th and Sylvan Streets, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. The suspect “aggressively walked up to the officer,” who told him to put his hands behind his back and attempted to take him into custody, the statement said. Shannon allegedly pulled away, grabbed Cammarn and pulled him...
  • Man convicted of 1978 slaying of two CHP officers on I-80 dies

    04/16/2016 6:14:47 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 7 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 15, 2016 | Cathy Locke
    Luis Valenzuela Rodriguez, 60, died of natural causes Thursday He was serving life sentence for murder of Officers William M. Freeman, Roy P. Blecher Rodriguez was incarcerated in San Diego at time of death
  • The Next Phase: All Of These Peaceful Protests Are Soon Going To End

    04/15/2016 10:49:04 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 71 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 15, 2016 | Lee Stranahan
    BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – A frustrated protester told reporters at a union-sponsored Black Lives Matter event that he thinks “It is time for people to really rise up against this injustice that’s been going on for too long” and that “All of these peaceful protests are soon going to end. We are not going to continue these peaceful protests while you murder our children.”
  • Justified Shooting? Police Release Bodycam Footage Of Black Woman With Axe Being Gunned Down [Video]

    04/14/2016 4:32:55 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 64 replies
    Bossip ^ | 08 April 2016
    Gallatin Police Department officials have released body cam and dash cam video of a fatal officer involved shooting. The shooting happened Wednesday morning. Gallatin officers were responding to a call from assistance from Sumner County Deputies.
  • Vigil, Protest Held After Chicago Cop Fatally Shoots 16-Year-Old Boy

    04/13/2016 6:44:18 PM PDT · by brianr10 · 24 replies
    Fox32, Chicago ^ | 4/13/2016 | brianr10
    There is outrage after Chicago police shot and killed a 16-year-old boy.
  • Distracted driving clampdown: Cops could get 'textalyzers'

    04/13/2016 2:58:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | April 13, 2016 | James Rogers
    ‘Textalyzer’ phone scanners that tell cops whether drivers were texting at the time of an accident could be deployed in New York state if proposed legislation passes. However, the scanners, which would harness mobile forensic technology, have already attracted fierce criticism from civil liberties activists. Similar in concept to a ‘breathalyzer’ used to catch drunk drivers, the ‘textalyzer’ would let cops examine phones at accident sites for evidence of distracted driving. If implemented, the technology would be the first of its type used by police in the U.S. Developed with New York state law enforcement, the scanners would not access...
  • Family says boy, 16, fatally shot by cop had scrapes with law but no major trouble (Chicago)

    04/12/2016 7:30:51 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 26 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 4/12/2016 | Deanese Williams-Harris, Alexis Myers and Jeremy Gorner
    Karen Winters knows how easily boys are drawn to a life of violence in the Homan Square neighborhood. But she still can't understand how her 16-year-old nephew ended up shot to death after allegedly confronting a Chicago police officer with a gun Monday evening. "Once again, we're looking at environment, this community. How some of these young boys are just plagued with certain influences," Winters said Tuesday. "But not to this extent, by no means." Police say the officer shot Pierre Loury after stopping a car suspected of being connected to an earlier shooting. Officers pulled the car over around...
  • The Infantry and the Police are not similar

    04/11/2016 7:49:30 PM PDT · by pboyington · 17 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | April 11, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Here we go… The US Army now has its first female infantry recruit, a police officer in Louisiana. According to Fox News: Tammy Barnett said she figures her new job will be a lot like her old one. With one notable exception: She’ll be the first female to do it. The 25-year-old Louisiana police officer is set to report to basic training as the Army’s first female infantry recruit, The Army Times reported. Barnett will serve in one of the military occupational specialties opened to women on April 1. She made her initial visit to recruiters in November, took her...
  • Matt Palumbo: Cleveland Cops Forced to Give Up Vacation to Babysit Soros’

    04/11/2016 1:23:58 PM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Apr 11, 2016 | Dan Riehl
    Truncated title. Full title: Matt Palumbo: Cleveland Cops Forced to Give Up Vacation to Babysit Soros’ ‘Dream Team of Protesters’ at GOP Convention Cleveland resident and conservative marketing and fundraising strategist Matt Palumbo thinks his city has made great strides in development over the past two decades, but he told Breitbart News Daily host Stephen K. Bannon that Cleveland is going to have its hands full when George Soros “rolls in his dream team of protesters,” including Black Lives Matter and others, during the Republican Convention in July. On top of this, Palumbo explained that “the City of Cleveland is...
  • Police hunt two bank robbers who wrapped themselves head-to-toe in TINFOIL

    04/10/2016 4:33:12 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/10/16 | Gerard Couzens
    Police hunt two Brazilian bank robbers who wrapped themselves head-to-toe in TINFOIL in successful bid to beat alarm systemPolice in Brazil are hunting two bank robbers who wrapped themselves up in tin foil in a bizarre attempt to fool its alarm system. The daring ruse worked and the alarm didn't sound - but an armed police response unit was mobilised after they were picked up moving around inside the bank in their odd disguises on a central CCTV monitoring system. An accomplice believed to have been acting as a lookout was arrested - but the two men whose faces were...
  • All charges dropped on teens involved in brutal DC metro assault

    04/08/2016 3:03:05 PM PDT · by kevcol · 35 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | April 8, 2016 | Steve Birr
    Authorities dropped charges Thursday on six high school students involved in a brutal assault of a commuter and police officer on the Washington D.C. metro. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said he could not comment on the case and why the charges were abruptly dropped, but he suggested there is not enough hard video evidence to identify the teens charged and prove they were involved in the January assault, reports NBC Washington. The teens were commuting to Woodrow Wilson High School when the fight broke out. Police say a teen punched a 35 year old man on the red line,...
  • Ex-Navy SEAL Who Says He Killed Bin Laden Charged With DUI

    04/08/2016 2:19:42 PM PDT · by Innovative · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | Matt Volz, AP
    The former Navy SEAL who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden was arrested Friday on a drunken driving charge after police found him asleep in a car parked at a convenience store in his Montana hometown. Customers at the store in Butte called police to report a sleeping man behind the wheel of the running car around 2:30 a.m., Butte-Silver Bow County Undersheriff George Skuletich said. The officer who responded woke the man up, identified him as Robert O'Neill and noticed odd behavior. "He was confused. His actions were consistent with somebody who might be under...
  • Video shows officer fatally shooting ax-wielding woman

    04/08/2016 9:17:43 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 69 replies
    The State ^ | 4/6/2016
    Authorities in Tennessee have released video of a shooting in which a white police officer kills a black woman who was approaching him while wielding a medieval-style ax. The video, released Thursday, shows Gallatin Officer James Spray telling 40-year-old Laronda Sweatt, who was holding the ax, to stop approaching him multiple times before fatally shooting her. "I want to know why he did her like that," Ella Sweatt said. "He didn't have to."
  • 4 top NYC police officials transferred amid corruption probe

    04/07/2016 2:43:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 7, 2016 5:04 PM EDT | Colleen Long
    Four senior New York City police officials have been transferred amid a corruption probe into whether officers took free trips, meals and other perks, and Commissioner William Bratton said Thursday police and federal investigators will “follow the leads wherever they take us.” “The public has an expectation of a high degree of trust and integrity in its police department,” he said. “This is not a particularly good day for the department.” The corruption investigation by the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau began in 2013, Bratton said in a statement. In early 2014 the FBI and Department of Justice became involved in...
  • (Baltimore) Police fire 56 shots, killing father and son

    04/07/2016 8:55:25 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 39 replies
    wfsb ^ | 04/04/2016
    BALTIMORE, MD (WJZ/CNN) - Some people want police to explain the fatal shooting of a father and son. Officers fired 56 shots at Kimani Johnson and Matthews Wood Jr., who police claimed may have planned a mass shooting. Their family said the police's story doesn't add up. "Boom, boom, boom, 56 shots, That's an overkill," said Mary Scott Harper, who has two children with Wood. She says the 43-year-old was in fear for his life because of an ongoing dispute when three officers spotted him and his 18-year-old son with two loaded guns in East Baltimore on Thursday. "He was...
  • Queensbury Woman Charged in Drug Case

    04/06/2016 7:13:22 AM PDT · by Oratam · 1 replies
    The Post-Star ^ | April 6, 2016 | Various
    Investigators believe Karlie S. Hveem, 27, was a member of a group that dubbed itself the "Chicken Chasers," with the work [sic] chicken used as a euphemism for money. Police arrested five members of the group last month as well, accusing them of selling heroin and cocaine.
  • CHICAGO New Top Cop's Fiancee Under Investigation For Alleged Police Exam Cheating

    04/05/2016 5:36:33 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 13 replies
    DNA Info ^ | April 6, 2016 | Mark Konkol and Heather Cherone
    New Top Cop's Fiancee Under Investigation For Alleged Police Exam Cheating By Mark Konkol and Heather Cherone Updated April 5, 2016 THE LOOP — Mayor Rahm Emanuel's newly appointed top cop Eddie Johnson's fiancee is a Chicago Police lieutenant named in an ongoing investigation into alleged cheating on the department's lieutenant's exam, DNAinfo Chicago has learned. It's the same cheating probe that sources said helped derail Deputy Chief Eugene Williams' chances of being promoted to police superintendent. Now the allegations are part of a separate probe, this one by Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson, sources said. Williams, one of the...
  • Hillary: 'We Have To Retrain Our Police Officers' (to be less racist)

    04/04/2016 1:54:16 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Caily Caller ^ | April 4, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    Hillary Clinton spent her Sunday in New York campaigning in front of black congregations during which she continued to reiterate her support for retraining police officers. Clinton has made "police reform" a recurring theme in her bid for the Democratic nomination. She was endorsed Sunday by Nicole Bell, wife of Sean Bell, a man who was killed by the NYPD in 2005. No officers were found guilty of any wrongdoing in the incident.
  • 2 women accused of shoplifting in Green Hills, leading police on chase (tried to run over police)

    04/02/2016 6:49:03 PM PDT · by kevcol · 31 replies
    WRKN-TV ^ | April 1, 2016 | WKRN web staff
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Two women are facing various charges after police say they attempted to run over a police officer while trying to get away after shoplifting from the Mall at Green Hills. Metro police said Stardreaka Eddings and Tawonda Parrish also drove into oncoming traffic while escaping on Thursday. It all began around 4:20 p.m. when Officer Dustin Tidwell saw Parrish run out of the Macy’s store with an arm full of clothes to a waiting Honda Accord, according to a press release. Police say Eddings was behind the wheel when she aimed her car at the officer...
  • Officer Down

    04/01/2016 9:34:02 PM PDT · by Pining_4_TX · 11 replies
    Omaha Sun-Times ^ | 03/27/16 | David Hendee
    Deuel County Deputy Sheriff Mike Hutchinson was ambushed and shot four times at close range while serving an arrest warrant in Big Springs on Dec. 3. He is alive today because of a series of extraordinary coincidences, good fortune, and the heroic efforts of others.
  • "Maced Girl" Who Punched Trump Supporter May Be Charged By Police

    04/01/2016 5:33:18 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 29 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 4/1/2016 | Tyler Durden
    Investigators said Thursday that they're recommending a disorderly conduct charge be filed against a 15-year-old girl who was pepper-sprayed after she punched a man at a rally for Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump in Wisconsin. Video of the altercation shows a crowd of people in a parking lot outside the rally in Janesville on Tuesday. The girl can be seen holding an anti-Trump sign and arguing with a 59-year-old man. The video shows the man turning away with his hands in the air. Seconds later, the girl punches him in the face. Another man wearing a red Trump hat then...
  • Police fume as another cop killed on duty and still no mention by Obama

    04/01/2016 4:43:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/1/16 | Paul Bedard
    One more police officer was shot to death this week, raising the number to 16 this year, and still President Obama hasn´t mentioned the slayings or reached out to the victims, according to law enforcement. Virginia State Trooper Chad Phillip Dermyer, 37, was killed Thursday at a Richmond bus station. Richmond is less than two hours from the White House. (Snip) There has been an outpouring of support and prayers for Dermyer, but no action by the White House, said law enforcement officials. The Secret Service and ATF tweeted notes of support and prayer. The lack of support is sure...
  • Confirmed: Demoralized Cops Equal Higher Crime

    04/01/2016 7:00:12 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 15 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 31, 2016 | Jack Dunphy
    Confirmed: Demoralized Cops Equal Higher Crime Jack Dunphy Gentle readers, fasten your seatbelts. We are about to embark on a virtual tour on which you will join me in a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car cruising some of the city’s most crime-ridden neighborhoods. We will be patrolling the LAPD’s 77th Street Division, which year after year ranks at or near the top in violent crime among the city’s 21 patrol divisions. The Los Angeles Times tracks crime in more than 200 communities across L.A. County, and five of the top ten on the list are in 77th Street Division....
  • Kasich’s Second Amendment Problem

    04/01/2016 5:28:03 AM PDT · by HomerBohn · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/28/2016 | Ken Klukowski
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—Governor John Kasich’s hopes that he had overcome the anti-gun reputation he had earned for supporting the Clinton Gun Ban in 1994 may now be dashed, after he told two separate Sunday talk shows that he is considering nominating a Supreme Court justice who might abolish the Second Amendment.
  • At least FIFTY ISIS supporters are working as baggage handlers at Brussels airport

    03/31/2016 8:05:08 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 29 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 3/31/2016 | JOHN STEVENS
    Police at Brussels airport have claimed at least 50 Islamic State supporters are working there as baggage handlers, cleaners and catering staff. In an astonishing open letter, the officers said they have warned about the terrorist sympathisers whose security badges give them access to planes, but they remain employed. The airport police, who are threatening to go on strike because of security deficiencies, also said they have raised the issue of terrorists scouting the airport to plan possible attacks. The extraordinary claims come after the Mail reported how the family of two of the bombers involved in the attacks last...
  • Unarmed man killed by Arizona cop cried, begged for life

    03/31/2016 2:16:41 PM PDT · by No_More_Harkin · 62 replies
    MSN ^ | 3/30/2016 | Jason Silverstein
    An unarmed man who was shot and killed by an Arizona police officer in January cried, complied with police orders and begged for his life before the fatal firing, according to a newly released police report. Mesa Police Officer Philip Brailsford has been charged with second-degree murder for the death of Daniel Shaver, a 26-year-old Texas man. Authorities have declined to release Brailsford’s body cam footage from the deadly encounter. But a report released on Tuesday includes extensive description of the footage, detailing Shaver’s desperate final moments before Brailsford fired five shots at him with an AR-15 rifle.
  • Police: 3 wounded in Virginia bus station shooting; suspect in custody

    03/31/2016 1:38:26 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 29 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 31, 2016
    Police: 3 wounded in Virginia bus station shooting; suspect in custody Bus station shooting A police officer talks with bus patrons outside the Greyhound Bus Station on Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Richmond, Va. Virginia State Police said at least two troopers responding to a shooting at the Richmond bus station and civilian have been taken to a hospital. A police spokeswoman says the shooting suspect was in custody. (Steve Helber / AP) Virginia State Police say two troopers responding to a shooting at a Richmond bus station and a civilian have been taken to a hospital. Spokeswoman Corinne Geller...
  • Michigan House Passes Bill Eliminating Forfeiture Bonding

    03/31/2016 8:34:01 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 2 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 3/28/2016 | Jarrett Skorup
    The Michigan House passed a bill eliminating bonds for forfeited property. According to MichiganVotes.org, House Bill 4629, sponsored by Rep. Peter Lucido (R-Shelby Township), would “repeal a requirement for a property owner whose property has been seized by police and is subject to ‘civil forfeiture’ to provide a cash ‘bond’ to contest the taking, and if unsuccessful to pay all the expenses of the proceedings.” It passed 100-7. In Michigan, law enforcement can forfeit someone’s property without convicting them of criminal activity – the property goes through the civil system rather than the criminal system. A bond is cash that...
  • Globalists Exploit Brussels Terror to Push Police State

    03/30/2016 5:07:35 AM PDT · by detective · 6 replies
    The New American ^ | 29 March 2016 | Alex Newman
    The blood after last week's terror attack in Brussels, Belgium, was not even dry yet when globalists and anti-sovereignty extremists, in typical fashion, began demanding more assaults on liberty and more power for themselves under the guise of “protecting” people from terrorism. At the top of the agenda: exploiting the crisis to impose a “Security Union” on Europeans that would consolidate the emerging continental police state. The self-styled “president” of the European Union, for example, joined other radical politicians and bureaucrats in arguing that it was time for the EU super-state to have its own “intelligence” agency. Other European leaders...
  • Highway construction dollars, local police protection clash

    03/29/2016 11:09:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 28 replies
    The Carlisle Sentinel ^ | March 13, 2016 | Marc Levy (AP)
    Call it Pennsylvania’s highway robbery. A pot of money from a huge increase in fuel taxes and motorist fees under a 2013 law designed to shore up Pennsylvania’s highways and bridges is not so huge anymore, as a growing amount is getting diverted to the Pennsylvania State Police. Now, alarmed transportation planners, construction firms and engineers are looking at 12-year Department of Transportation projections that show a fattening state police budget consuming more dollars for construction projects. Lawmakers are taking notice, too.
  • Violence Surges in Chicago Even as Policing Debate Rages On

    03/29/2016 7:51:50 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 19 replies
    MSN ^ | 3/29/2016
    Late at night this month, the pastor’s phone beeped with a text message from an anguished parishioner. Andre Taylor, the church member’s great-nephew, had been shot and killed. “Dre had just turned 16,” the message on the Rev. Ira Acree’s phone read. “I think that it’s time to call for action and solicit help, have the National Guard to take over and patrol the Chicago streets.” Four days earlier, another text had appeared. A different parishioner’s granddaughter, Daysha Wright, a 21-year-old nursing student, had been shot to death in a car, leaving a 2-year-old son. At his desk at Greater...
  • The feds have resumed a controversial program that lets cops take stuff and keep it

    03/29/2016 6:12:44 AM PDT · by NRx · 24 replies
    WaPo ^ | 03-28-2016 | Christopher Ingraham
    The Justice Department today announced that it is resuming a controversial practice that allows local police departments to funnel a large portion of assets seized from citizens into their own coffers under federal law. The "equitable-sharing" program gives police the option of prosecuting asset forfeiture cases under federal instead of state law. The Justice Department had suspended payments under this program back in December, due to budget cuts included in last year's spending bill. "In the months since we made the difficult decision to defer equitable sharing payments because of the $1.2 billion rescinded from the Asset Forfeiture Fund, the...
  • Court strikes down law passed after DOJ report on Ferguson

    03/28/2016 7:54:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 28, 2016 10:19 PM EDT
    A Missouri court has struck down parts of a law meant to address concerns raised after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. A Cole County judge ruled Monday it is unconstitutional to limit St. Louis-area municipalities to less traffic ticket and court fine revenues than cities elsewhere in the state. The judge also struck down requirements for those cities’ police departments, including written use-of-force policies and procedures for reporting police stops. …
  • Court Overturns Conviction of Man Who 'Stared' at Officers

    03/28/2016 8:09:47 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 15 replies
    NY Law Journal ^ | 03.29.16 | Joel Stashenko
    An appeals court set aside a man's conviction for weapons possession after concluding that his arrest was premised on nothing more than the defendant looking in the direction of police as he walked in a "higher-crime" area of Buffalo. Under People v. De Bour, 40 NY2d 210 (1976) and People v. Hollman, 79 NY2d 181 (1992), courts have established that police must have some objective, credible reason for initially approaching a defendant and requesting information from them, the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, wrote. Yet the judges said in People v. Savage, 13-02055, that police lacked that "particularized reason" when they...
  • Awesome VIDEO:As he threatens to take her life, the police sniper quietly squeezes the trigger

    03/28/2016 4:45:44 PM PDT · by ResisTyr · 21 replies
    Americangg.net ^ | Unknown | Americangg.net
    A hooded man took a woman hostage at a convenience store in Denver, Colorado. Police arrived on the scene, and the criminal attempted to leave the premises with a gun pressed to the woman’s back. After making threats to take the woman’s life, a Police decided to take lethal action. Once a clear shot was available, a sniper dispatched the hostage taker with extreme prejudice. The woman is shaken up, but otherwise doing very well. The criminal however, is left in critical condition. Read more at http://americangg.net/he-threatened-to-take-her-life/#FdDMEJYzehQ8PMEb.99
  • BREAKING NEWS: US Capitol on lockdown after visitor opened fire shooting police officer

    03/28/2016 1:20:23 PM PDT · by the_individual2014 · 40 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 28 March 2016 | By Mia De Graaf
    The US Capitol is on lockdown after a visitor opened fire, shooting and wounding a police officer - just hours after an active shooter drill in the government building. Staffers in the visitor center were ordered to shelter in place just before 3pm (Eastern Time) on Monday as police secured the area. One officer was hospitalized with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and a female bystander was injured. The suspect was taken in to custody within minutes of the first shot being fired, the Associated Press reported. There was confusion as the shooting came soon after a scheduled active shooter drill, which...
  • Police told to investigate B'Tselem's 'coincidences'

    03/26/2016 3:17:09 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/3/16
    Attorney Itamar Ben-Gvir and Lehava director Bentzi Gopshtain, both nationalist activists of the Otzma Yehudit party and residents of Kiryat Arba, contacted the Hevron police on Saturday night in a request for an investigation. The two called on police to investigate the activist of the radical leftist NGO B'Tselem who last Thursday filmed a soldier shooting a wounded Arab terrorist in the city, mere minutes after the terrorist and an accomplice stabbed and wounded a soldier. Following the video footage the soldier was arrested and accused of murder. He has argued he shot the terrorist because he thought he was...
  • Hillary Clinton Campaign Still Owes Money to Iowa Police

    03/26/2016 11:35:36 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    free beacon ^ | 3/14/16 | Brent Scher
    Bernie Sanders paid same department upfront Multiple police departments in Iowa say they still have not been reimbursed for services provided to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, according to local WHOtv.com. The Des Moines Police Department and the Marshalltown Police Department both say they are owed money from the Clinton campaign. In Des Moines, the campaign still hasn’t paid for $1,800 worth of services provided last October for a Katy Perry concert. The campaign told WHOtv.com that it will pay the bill as soon as it receives an invoice, but the Des Moines Police Department provided a copy of the invoice...
  • Sheriff Clarke Digs Up Vid Of GOP Candidate He Says Proves Something HUGE — ‘This Rat…’

    03/26/2016 6:26:52 AM PDT · by fulltlt · 39 replies
    westernjournalism.com ^ | 3/17/2016 | Randy DeSoto
    ... Ten days later, while speaking to the Ohio EPA workers, Kasich called Barrett an “idiot” multiple times for simply doing his job. “Have you ever been stopped by a policeman, who was an idiot?” he asked his audience. “I had this idiot pull me over on 315. Listen to this story. He says to me, you passed this emergency vehicle on the side of the road and you didn’t yield. I didn’t even see, where the heck was it. The last thing I would ever do would be to pass an emergency vehicle. Are you kidding me?” The dash...
  • Gun used to shoot 3 Chicago cops traced to sheriff's deputy: sources

    03/25/2016 5:47:48 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 7 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 25 mar 2016 | Gorner and Tony Briscoe•
    The gun used in the shooting of three Chicago police officers last week has been linked to a former Chicago officer who later joined a police force in the northern suburbs, the Tribune has learned. Chicago police now are trying to figure out how the gun — originally purchased by a man who until Friday was a Lake County sheriff's deputy — ended up in the hands of 29-year-old Lamar Harris, a convicted felon with dozens of arrests who was killed in the shootout with police. Multiple law enforcement sources confirmed that authorities investigating the shooting have traced the weapon...
  • Fallen Deputy Koontz brought back to Kokomo

    03/21/2016 10:01:04 PM PDT · by grame · 3 replies
    Kokomo Tribune ^ | 3/21/2016 | George Meyers
    On a day that included the identification of the man suspected of fatally shooting Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz and the release from IU Methodist Hospital of Sgt. Jordan Buckley, Koontz's partner early Sunday morning, the fallen law enforcement officer was brought home to rest. During a procession that saw thousands of Hoosiers line the streets from the Marion County coroner's office to Stout & Son Funeral Home in Kokomo, Koontz was honored by his fellow law enforcement officials and mourned by gathered family members.