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  • Activists protest at Providence Dunkin' Donuts in support of black lives matter movement

    10/13/2015 6:32:10 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    WJAR-TV ^ | October 12, 2015 | Matt Reed
    PROVIDENCE — Protestors marched in Providence Monday afternoon in support of the "black lives matter" movement. A group of about 50 people gathered outside of a Providence Dunkin' Donuts on Atwells Avenue, where an employee last week wrote "black lives matter" on a police officer's cup of coffee. For about an hour, they carried signs and posters in support of the movement. Several told NBC 10 News they believe the employee didn't do anything wrong. Activists also said they feel the Providence Police Union overreacted to the incident and that the phrase, "black lives matter," isn't anti-police, but pro-African American...
  • Cause of death ruled homicide for man who died in Chatham County Detention Center

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

    10/12/2015 11:26:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 94 replies
    You Tube ^ | 10/12/15
    <p>No flags swinging welcoming culture, but angry citizens express their displeasure in front because they do not want "refugees".</p> <p>Policemen protect the transportation of illegal immigrants, pushing away the citizens, threatening with pepper spray and say fuck off.</p> <p>Citizens say: "You go against your own people- you go in front, we pay your money, our children their future is ruined - you are ruining this country. Do have any honor left in your bodies?".</p>
  • cop kicked out of Olive Garden because of duty gun

    A uniformed Kansas City, Mo., cop hoping to celebrate his birthday with lunch at Olive Garden on Sunday was kicked out because of his duty firearm.A hostess caught sight of Officer Michael Holsworth’s holstered handgun as he waited for his family and asked the decorated officer to leave the restaurant at once, he ranted in a Facebook post Sunday afternoon.
  • Detroit Cops Claim They Are Working 16+ Hours a Day, 365 Days a Year

    10/12/2015 6:59:23 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 12 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 10/11/2015 | Tom Gantert
    A Detroit police lieutenant reported that he worked the equivalent of nearly 17.3 hours on all 365 days of the city’s most recent fiscal year, according to records obtained from the city. The documents show that this individual claimed to have worked 6,332 hours over a 12-month period. He was one of 529 employees who reported being on the job for more than 4,000 hours last year, equivalent to least 77 hours per week every week. Some in the department reported far more hours. Of those, 45 reported working 5,000-plus hours (equal to 13.7 hours per day, 365 days a...
  • Two dead, including one garda, in Louth shooting (Ireland)

    10/12/2015 6:15:31 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Sunday 11 October 2015 23.40
    A male garda and a second man were shot dead this evening after gardaí responded to what is thought to have been a domestic dispute in County Louth. Gardaí are treating the incident as murder suicide. The shootings took place shortly after 6 pm at a house on the Cooley Peninsula near Carlingford. Members from Omeath Garda Station responded to a call from a woman and arrived at the scene, shots were fired and a garda was fatally injured. […] The shooting happened only a few miles from the scene in which Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was fatally shot on...
  • Police officer allegedly lured, beaten, while another man filmed (California)

    10/11/2015 8:56:08 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 8, 2015 | The Associated Press and Staff
    SACRAMENTO -- A Sacramento police officer was recovering after he was allegedly lured out of his patrol car and ambushed, reports CBS Sacramento. Police say Juan Gomez, 21, beat the officer, while Jamaral Lee, 35, filmed the Monday morning attack. Sacramento police spokesman Doug Morse said Gomez made up a story to get the officer, whose name has not been released, out of his car. "(Gomez) had told the officer that there was someone in the area with a gun. He immediately and violently attacked the officer," said Morse....
  • Police: Off-duty Memphis officer fatally shot (fundamental transformation)

    10/11/2015 2:36:28 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | 10/11/2015 | AP
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An off-duty police officer died Sunday after being shot multiple times, the fourth Memphis police officer to be fatally shot in slight more than four years, authorities said. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said 31-year-old Terence Olridge was taken to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis on Sunday where he later died.
  • Ingratitude, Thugs, and the Gay Community

    10/10/2015 7:15:13 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/10/15 | Tim Birdnow
    So the gay community supports "Black Lives Matter" and disdain the police despite having more to lose to crime A St. Louis coffee shop is imbibing some bitter brew over cups it gave to customers with FTP written on them. For those who can’t figure it out, FTP means F@## the Police. Gateway Pundit is percolating the news over this incident: “A radical St. Louis coffee shop is getting negative publicity over the initials ‘FTP’ being written on coffee cups. FTP stands for F*** the Police. Mokabe’s Coffeehouse made a snarky announcement on Twitter claiming it has placed an employee...
  • Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Veteran Police Employee (Chicago)

    10/10/2015 5:52:21 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | October 10, 2015
    An 18-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of a veteran Chicago police employee, who was fatally shot last month while taking groceries out of his car. William Cochran, of the 11300 block of South Loomis Street, was charged Friday in the murder of 59-year-old John “Buck” Buckner. He also faces a charge of aggravated battery with discharge of a firearm, according to police.
  • North Charleston settles with Walter Scott’s family for $6.5M

    10/09/2015 12:00:25 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — A city in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man shot to death earlier this year by a white police officer. The North Charleston City Council approved the settlement by a 10-0 vote, and members of Walter Scott’s family were on hand when it was announced.
  • Retired State Police Officer: Forfeiture is 'Big Money' for Law Enforcement Agencies

    10/06/2015 10:07:10 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 12 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 10/3/2015 | Anne Schieber
    The first time Ted Nelson realized something was wrong with civil asset forfeiture occurred when he was training police officers around the state on the practice. “Many of the narcotics teams were seizing items such as furniture and televisions. I don’t think they were concerned with showing that they were obtained through illegal proceeds,” said Nelson, who was a Michigan State Police officer for 26 years until he retired in 2000. He stays actively engaged in law enforcement policy and speaks publicly for LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Nelson participated in a number of seizures himself and said the civil...
  • Police, Community React To Dunkin' Donuts Worker's Controversial Comment (Now in Connecticut)

    10/05/2015 4:59:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Hartford Courant ^ | October 5, 2015 | Jordan Otero
    WEST HARTFORD — People from Connecticut and across the country reacted on social media over the weekend to a local Dunkin' Donuts worker's comment with a West Hartford police officer waiting in line that the store wouldn't serve police officers. Dozens tweeted the accounts of the local Connecticut Dunkin' Donuts franchise group and the national Dunkin' Donuts headquarters, many users calling for a boycott of the company and for the employee, who police said told the officer, "We don't serve cops here," to be fired. Both accounts answered with the same response: "We are aware, Dunkin' Donuts & our franchisees...
  • Dunkin' Donuts Employee Writes '#Blacklivesmatter' on Police Officer's Coffee Cup (Rhode Island)

    10/05/2015 12:10:09 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 47 replies
    Eater ^ | October 5, 2015 | Khushbu Shah
    The union called the move "unacceptable and discouraging." A Rhode Island police union is outraged over what a Dunkin' Donuts employee wrote on an officer's coffee cup. According to Go Local Prov, a Providence police officer purchased a coffee Friday night from a local Dunkin' Donuts. A Facebook post (which does not appear to be public) from fellow police officer William O'Donnell claims that the employee was "immediately rude, and didn't appear to want to serve" his co-worker who was in uniform. Upon leaving, the unnamed police officer noticed that his coffee had "#blacklivesmatter" scrawled across it in marker. (IMAGE-AT-LINK)...
  • Police Chief: Delinquent Muslim Migrants Don’t Integrate, Generally Disrespect Western Cultures

    10/05/2015 11:23:05 AM PDT · by don-o · 33 replies
    A German police commissioner has told an audience of how “delinquent”, mainly Muslim migrants refuse to accommodate to their host nations, adding: “We have an increasing number of migrants in Germany, and many have not learned to have respect for women and the state. They live in parallel societies, where different rules apply.” Tania Kambouri, who has written of her experiences in her role as a police chief in a new book, said that there is a “taboo” around multiculturalism and those coming from Islamic countries, though she was keen to stress that her comments were not racially motivated, according...
  • Poll: Should Christians Arm Themselves?

    10/05/2015 5:33:19 AM PDT · by marktwain · 39 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 4 October, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    Link to the pollSome people seems to think that Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey of Tennessee said something controversial when he suggested that these are troubled times; that Christians are under attack, and that it would be wise for Christians to obtain a concealed carry permit and be willing to defend themselves.  From the“Whether the perpetrators are motivated by aggressive secularism, jihadist extremism or racial supremacy, their targets remain the same: Christians and defenders of the West,” he wrote.“While this is not the time for widespread panic,” Ramsey added, “it is a time to prepare. I would encourage my fellow...
  • NYC Police Ignore Muslim Brotherhood Assault on the Streets of New York

    10/05/2015 7:12:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/05/2015 | By Joe Herring and Mark Christian
    New York City residents were treated to a glimpse of their (and our!) future recently when Egyptian journalists in town to cover the visit of Egyptian president Al-Sisi to the U.N. were assaulted by Muslim Brotherhood agents -- in full view of New York City police. The journalists were assaulted verbally and physically while New York’s finest looked on, deigning to intervene in much the same way a schoolteacher does with a recalcitrant student – tut-tutting and tsk-tsking – rather than apprehending and jailing the violent assaulters as one would expect on the streets of an American city. In...
  • Town Hall’s Giving Away Your Country

    10/05/2015 7:04:19 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/05/15 | Judi McLeod
    Peace in our time will only come when Western leaders find the moral courage and backbone to stand up to the rampaging terrorists of the world and say: “ENOUGH!” The ‘Strong Cities Network’ (SCN) that will supplant local police with blue-helmeted United Nations personnel was up and running almost a year before it was launched from UN Headquarters by Attorney General Loretta Lynch last Wednesday. Jacob Bundsgaard, the mayor of Aarhus, the second-largest city in Denmark, attended a White House summit on countering violent extremism through SCN in mid-February. According to the official SCN homepage, Bundsgaard is the first mayor...
  • Blue Helmets to Supplant America’s Blue Line

    10/04/2015 7:45:06 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 36 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/04/15 | Judi McLeod
    Hey, America! There's a new Marshal in town Blue Helmet United Nations personnel will be replacing municipal police forces whose ranks have been harassed and hollowed out over the last year by Obama activists in groups like #BlackLivesMatter. Marxism always moves in to fill the vacuum left behind by anarchy. Like all things named by the UN, the ‘Strong Cities Network’ (SCN) sounds benign and good for society, a society distracted from what is really going on by their own self-serving governments. The Strong Cities Network is being launched in a day when millions of illegal aliens are flooding American...
  • Marco Rubio Lends Support to Anti-Cop Rhetoric, Black Lives Matter Seeks Meeting

    10/03/2015 9:37:11 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Oct 2015 | Julia Hahn
    DeRay McKesson, one of the top organizers for the Black Lives Matter movement, is seeking a meeting with presidential aspirant Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). The request for a meeting follows comments in which Rubio seemed to lend his personal support to the group’s anti-cop rhetoric. In a recent tweet, McKesson said, “@MarcoRubio, I just saw your recent interview re: the movement. Will you meet to discuss the issues, and solutions, further?” ... Rubio said that concerns held by the controversial protesters are “legitimate” and suggested that “resentment” for law enforcement was understandable.
  • Gunman who shot dead NSW police employee was radicalised youth

    10/03/2015 1:06:56 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 6 replies
    The actions of the 15-year-old gunman who shot dead a New South Wales police civilian employee were an act of terrorism, police say. The radicalised youth of Middle Eastern background has been named as Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad. He killed the police employee, Curtis Cheng, as he was leaving police headquarters at Parramatta in Sydney's west around 4:30pm yesterday. The offender then fired several more shots at officers as they emerged from the building to respond to the incident. He was killed when the officers, who are special constables, returned fire.
  • St. Louis Mayoral Candidate & Black Lives Leader: Street Gangs Should Be Police

    10/03/2015 9:39:17 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies ^ | 10/03/2015 | Jim Hoft
  • Gunman... 15yo radicalised youth who visited a mosque... police confirm ... act of terrorism'

    10/02/2015 7:05:15 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 27 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 3rd October 2015 | Leith Huffadine and Daniel Piotrowski
    The shooter at the centre of the Parramatta police HQ terror attack was a 15-year-old boy from Iran. The 'radicalised' youth gunned down police finance department employee and father-of-two Curtis Cheng at close range before being killed by a police officer. In a press conference with New South Wales premiere Mike Baird, Police commissioner Andrew Scipione confirmed the teens actions were 'politically motivated and therefore linked to terrorism'. En route to the killing the youth, originally from Iran, had visited Parramatta Mosque, The Daily Telegraph reported. Witnesses of the attack on Friday afternoon said after the killing, the teen paraded...
  • Two people shot dead and multiple casualties outside police headquarters in Sydney

    10/02/2015 12:43:04 AM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 11 replies
    Daily Mail (Australia/UK) ^ | 2nd October 2015 | Daniel Piotrowski
    Two men have reportedly been shot dead outside a police headquarters in a Sydney suburb. Multiple shots were fired just 700m from the main station in Parramatta after two armed men allegedly stormed the headquarters, according to reports. Witnesses have reported seeing two bodies lying on the ground covered in white sheets. A NSW police spokeswoman said a major operation was underway and 'something's definitely going on out there'.
  • US Attorney General, US Cities, Join UN To Create Global Police Force Intiative (Agenda 21)

    10/01/2015 2:22:21 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 55 replies
    KrisAnne Hall ^ | Sept 30 2015 | krisanne hall.
    Yesterday, Loretta Lynch announced before the United Nations that the Attorney General's Office, in collaboration with several US Cities will for a global law enforcement initiative called the Strong Cities Network. This is the implementation of UN rules and laws on US soil bypassing Congress and circumventing the Constitution. Find the transcript here, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Announces the Launch of the Strong Cities Network at the United Nations General Assembly Launch of Strong Cities Network to Strengthen Community Resilience Against Violent Extremism
  • Judge: Birmingham PD use of pepper spray to enforce 'basic school discipline' is unconstitutional

    10/01/2015 6:38:26 AM PDT · by from occupied ga · 18 replies
    wfsa ^ | 9/30/2015 | Brianne Britzius
    A federal judge has ruled that they way in which Birmingham police uses pepper spray "to enforce basic school discipline" is unconstitutional.The court found that police used excessive force in reaching for the chemical spray to "deal with 'normal -- and at times, challenging -- adolescent behavior.'"The ruling does not keep police officers from using pepper spray in violent situations like a fight. The ruling listed several things the police department and school system must have ready by November 15, including developing a new training procedure and decontamination process for the pepper spray. School resource officers and police must also create...
  • Texas Police Chief tells Freedom From Religion Foundation to 'fly a kite'

    09/30/2015 12:33:24 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 14 replies
    My East Texas ^ | 9/29/15 | Michael Wesp
    CHILDRESS, Texas (KETK) A Texas police chief is garnering national attention after responding to the Freedom From Religion Foundation. Childress Police Chief Adrian Garcia posted to his department's Facebook page, he received a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, "demanding we remove the 'In God we trust' off our patrol units." He responded with the following letter: "After carefully reading your letter I must deny your request in the removal of our Nations motto from our patrol units, and ask that you and the Freedom From Religion Foundation go fly a kite." He posted his response to the department's...
  • Forest Acres police officer killed in shooting at Richland Mall (So Carolina)

    09/30/2015 10:10:45 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 43 replies
    WIS News 10 (Columbia, SC) ^ | September 30 | Jeremy Turnage
    FOREST ACRES, SC (WIS) - Police in Forest Acres confirmed at a noon news conference that an officer with the Forest Acres Police Department was killed in a shooting Wednesday morning. The suspect has also been arrested in connection with the case. "What a tragic day here in Forest Acres," Police Chief Gene Sealy said to start the news conference. "This morning we had one of our police officers shot and killed." The officer, identified as Officer Greg Alia, 32, was a graduate of Richland Northeast High School and a 7-year veteran of the force. He was married and just...
  • Gun Heroes of the Day: Pro-2A Police

    09/29/2015 10:37:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 1 replies
    The Truth About Guns ^ | 26 September, 2015 | Dean Weingarten
    As a survey revealed, the majority of U.S. police officers support an armed citizenry. Why wouldn’t they? With their hands-on experience dealing with criminals, they know how effective personal arms can be. They don’t live in protected, “green zone” enclaves. They have non-police friends, family and associates. Many if not most have had positive experiences with armed defenders. In short, police and Sheriff Departments are a rich source of natural allies for defenders of American gun rights . . . Police that support the Second Amendment give disarmists nightmares. In theory, all police should support Americans’ gun rights. From...
  • The Forgotten Ones: Why Black Lives Matter Should Re-Think Everything

    09/26/2015 5:28:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies ^ | September 26, 2015 | Justin Haskins
    Editor's Note: This column was coauthored by Catalina Cuevas and Jeremiah Cuevas, an Iraqi War vet. They raise six girls in Maine. They also co-operate1 Voice 239, a blog that aims to remind America of its historic values. Follow them @1voice239. ThereÂ’s no denying that policy brutality exists in America, as it has always existed throughout the world and will always exist in the future. Anytime a large number of people are given power, there are going to be a handful of individuals willing to abuse it. ThereÂ’s also no denying, however, that police brutality is less of a problem...
  • Co. police release video to defend officer who killed unarmed suspect

    09/25/2015 9:12:01 PM PDT · by gunnut · 22 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/25/2015 | Jean Marbella, Kevin Rector and Alison Knezevich
    Baltimore County police defended an officer who fatally shot an unarmed suspect in a Reisterstown alley, saying Friday that the officer believed the man was pulling a gun.
  • 3 San Antonio Texas Officers Booked Into Jail For Sex Scheme

    09/25/2015 6:47:03 PM PDT · by ExyZ · 9 replies
    KSAT12 ^ | September 25, 2015 |
    Officers Chapa and Galindo were charged with compelling prostitution, aggravated sexual assault and official oppression. "(The victim said) she was promised money for working under cover. This led to her having sexual intercourse with two individuals who she later identified as Galindo and Chapa," the complaint said. The woman told Live Oak police investigators she was put into contact with another man who set her up to meet with a third man. She said that man told her her job would be "catching terrorists." He told her he needed to perform a series of tests -- from drinking alcohol to...
  • According to the left there is no ‘war on cops’

    09/25/2015 8:12:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/25/15 | Arthur Weinreb
    Saying there is no war on police in a society where threats made against men and women in blue are not considered serious and encouraged by those in the highest level of government, is absurd The “war on cops” began in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown, aka the Gentle Giant. The killing set off the Black Lives Matters movement that began based upon the “hands up, don’t shoot” lie; that the black punk had his hands up attempting to surrender when he was killed by former white Ferguson police officer, Darren Wilson. It did not seem...
  • Editorial: It's OK to tell the full truth about the Fox Lake police officer's death

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

    09/24/2015 6:32:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dawn Perlmutter
    The Desecration of Fallen Officers The disturbing underreported aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police. September 23, 2015 Dawn Perlmutter    An underreported aspect of the war on police is the widespread desecration of fallen officer memorials throughout the country. The increase in vandalism of police memorials directly corresponds to the increase in anti-police movements and protests. Since the formation of the Black Lives Matter Movement memorials honoring officers killed in the line of duty have been attacked in Philadelphia, Chicago, Fresno, Denver, New Orleans, Oakland, Austin, Rochester NY, Covington KY, Fayetteville AR and Raleigh NC. Vandalism has...
  • Police chase with combine ends in gunfire (Kansas)

    09/23/2015 10:57:20 AM PDT · by bgill · 35 replies
    KSN ^ | Sept. 23, 2015 | KSN
    The combine was reported weaving from ditch to ditch on U.S. 56 highway. It struck a guy wire and caused damage to power poles near the intersection of Southeast 10 Road and U.S. 56 Highway. It then continued West and entered the city of Ellinwood around 10:47 p.m. The driver drove through a residential neighborhood, striking several power poles and a 2005 Cheverolet pickup truck parked on the road. The pickup truck sustained extensive damage and the 8-row combine header was torn from the combine. An Ellinwood police officer attempted to contact the driver around 10:52 p.m. While doing so,...
  • Fla. deputy fatally shot from behind after serving domestic violence papers

    09/22/2015 7:11:44 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 18 replies
    CNN ^ | 09/22/2015 | Steve Almasy
    A Florida deputy was shot from behind and killed after serving a domestic violence injunction Tuesday morning, the Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office said. Deputy Bill Myers, 64, was working in Shalimar when he was struck by multiple bullets, including in his head and back. The suspect, Joel Dixon Smith, was later killed in a hotel shootout with a tactical team, officials said.
  • Police, Teachers Get DEATH THREATS After Muslim Student Is Arrested for Suspicious Suitcase Clock

    09/22/2015 2:26:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/22/15 | Kristinn Taylor
    Mayor Beth Van Duyne of Irving, Texas is blaming death threats received by Irving’s police chief, police officers, teachers and school administrators on President Barack Obama for his hasty support before the facts were known. Fourteen-year-old high school freshman Ahmed Mohamed was briefly arrested after bringing a suspicious ‘briefcase clock’ to school last week. Mohamed’s claim to have made the clock himself has been exposed by experts as a hoax. The experts state Mohamed took a manufactured digital alarm clock (a 1986 Radio Shack Micronta brand clock-radio) out of its housing and placed it in a pencil box that made...
  • Defense Lawyer Makes Shock Allegation About Why Texas Deputy Was at Gas Station at Time of Killing

    09/22/2015 6:08:18 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 63 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Sep. 21, 2015 | Oliver Darcy
    The lawyer representing the man accused of killing Texas Deputy Darren GoForth said Monday that his review of evidence has led him to believe the officer was at the gas station for a rendezvous with a woman he was having an affair with. “I believe he was not there pumping gas. I believe he went to the station to meet this young lady,” said Anthony Osso, who is representing Shannon Miles.
  • Okaloosa Deputy shot in Shalimar

    09/22/2015 8:09:41 AM PDT · by saminfl · 10 replies
    By From staff reports Posted Sep. 22, 2015 at 8:40 AM Updated at 9:44 AM 9:32 a.m. Update SHALIMAR—An Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputy was shot early Tuesday outside an attorney's office on Plew Avenue, according to an OCSO news release. The OCSO communications center received a call reporting gunshots at 8:20 a.m. According to early reports, the gunshots were fired outside the Cotton and Gates law firm. Capt. Ryan Christen, spokesman for the Ocean City Fire Control District, said a medical helicopter was called and later canceled. The suspect in the shooting is located in a room at the Comfort...
  • [Monterey, CA] Two officers shot, two gunmen dead

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

    09/21/2015 9:54:06 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 31 replies
    weaselzippers ^ | September 20, 2015 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    It had been a long and emotional day for six police officers who decided to stop at a fast food restaurant for dinner after paying their respects to the family of their friend, Kentucky State Trooper Joseph Ponder, who was gunned down during a traffic stop earlier in September. But as the five Kentucky troopers and one Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper finished their meals, a five-year-old girl approached their table with a tray of McDonald’s sundaes. Sarah Yockey, Isabella’s mother, said her daughter had asked if she could use her allowance money to treat the officers to ice cream...
  • Pennsylvania charge man in Timothy Davison's shooting death

    09/21/2015 8:31:47 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Lewiston-Auburn Sun-Journal ^ | September 21, 2015 | Staff
    A man already in jail on murder charges also has been charged in the 2014 shooting death of Timothy "Asti" Davison, according to news and social media reports. Davison, 28, of Poland was traveling north on Interstate 81 at about 2:10 a.m. Jan. 4, 2014, when he reported to police that he was being chased and shot at by someone in a Ford Ranger-style truck, according to Pennsylvania State Police. On Monday, the District Attorney in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, announced John Wayne Strawser, 38 who is being held on charges related to the slaying of a woman earlier this year,...
  • Most Americans Unaware Police Can Take Property Without Charges

    09/21/2015 5:48:32 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 19 replies
    Capitol Confidential ^ | 9/17/2015 | Phil Schlosser
    Findings of a recent poll suggest that most Americans are unfamiliar with civil asset forfeiture laws, a highly controversial policy that lets police and prosecutors seize private property — including cash, vehicles, and homes — without ever convicting the owner of a crime, or in some cases, even arresting the person. In a Huffington Post/YouGov survey released Aug. 28, nearly 3 of every 4 respondents (72 percent) answered no when asked if they had heard of the term “civil asset forfeiture.” A majority wrongly believed that an individual’s property can be seized “only if the person has been charged with...
  • Arby’s Is Still Paying Employee Who Allegedly Refused To Serve Police Officer

    09/20/2015 9:03:55 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 9/19/15 | Casey Harper
    The Arby’s employee who was suspended more than two weeks ago for allegedly refusing to serve a police officer is still getting a paycheck from the company, two weeks after the incident. A spokesman for Arby’s told The Daily Caller News Foundation that the company and the employee, Kenneth Davenport, 19, mutually agreed that the he would go on temporary paid leave. “That’s where things stand at this point,” Jason Rollins, an Arby’s spokesman, told TheDCNF. The entire scandal started when a Florida police department publicly complained saying one of their female officers was refused service at an Arby’s, simply...
  • It Doesn’t Look Like a Pencil Case to Me

    09/20/2015 11:28:29 AM PDT · by re_nortex · 21 replies
    Patheos ^ | September 18, 2015 | Bristol Palin
    Bristol Palin knocks it out of the park in her faith-base, pro-American blog: I know not all law enforcement is ethically correct (we have crooks everywhere), but I cannot even imagine how much more ‘protocols’ they will have to follow during an investigation of anyone who isn’t white. Not everything is race based and most police, and law enforcement in general, are just trying to do their jobs. Let them do their jobs, and stop looking for reasons to cause riots.
  • US People Across The Country Are Painting Blue Lines On Street Curbs To Support Police

    09/19/2015 5:35:04 PM PDT · by dontreadthis · 20 replies
    Daily ^ | September 17, 2015 | EMMA COLTON
    The thin blue line that symbolizes America’s embattled police officers is taking on a literal meaning in city after city. Through the Safe Harbor Initiative, Anthony Welichko of San Antonio is urging Americans to spray paint a blue line on the curb by their home as a simple public affirmation of their support for the police. “To all law enforcement who see this line, know that the residents of this home appreciate your service and dedication to keeping the peace,” Welichko wrote on Facebook. “Know that when you enter the neighborhood and see these lines that you are not alone...
  • NC police chief fired after calling Black Lives Matter a ‘terrorist’ group on Facebook

    09/18/2015 3:25:24 AM PDT · by drpix · 29 replies ^ | 9/15/15 | WECT
    {** By ex-Con & Big Dem Contributor Mayor **} SURF CITY, N.C.(WECT) – Surf City Police Chief Mike Halstead has retired effective immediately following a Tuesday emergency meeting called about a Facebook post he made. Major Ron Shanahan will take over as interim chief. Town leaders and Halstead have agreed on severance pay following his decision to retire. According to Town Manager Larry Bergman, Surf City Mayor Zander Guy called the emergency meeting... ...“I was shocked and disgusted with our Town Council,” said Brandy Cuff, who was part of the protest. “No other words, just disgust.” She said Halstead was...
  • Thin blue lines on curbs show support for police

    09/17/2015 8:15:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    WREG-TV ^ | September 17, 2015 | George Brown
    SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A blue line painted on a Texas man’s curb is getting a lot of attention. Anthony Welichko pained the blue stripe to show police officers he supported them and his house was a place of sanctuary if they were ever in trouble. On Facebook Welichko wrote, “To all law enforcement who see this line, know that the residents of this home appreciate your service and dedication to keeping the peace. Know that when you enter the neighborhood and see these lines that you are not alone or without “back-up.” That Facebook post has been shared more...
  • Detroit Police Salaries Modest, But Not Peanuts

    09/17/2015 11:09:55 AM PDT · by MichCapCon · 6 replies
    Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 9/12/2015 | Tom Gantert
    Uniformed rank-and-file officers employed by the Detroit Police Department earned an average of $59,511 in 2014-15, which is more than twice the amount a recent TV report stated as the starting salary for the officers. Detroit Police Chief James Craig recently told WWJ TV that he thinks officers patrolling the city’s streets should be paid more. But the only amount mentioned in the story was a starting salary of $28,000. Michigan Capitol Confidential analyzed Detroit Police pay levels found in salary and contract information received in response to a Freedom of Information Act request. The lowest pay levels are in...