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  • (Police State) Man Gives Change to Homeless Person, is Handcuffed and Held by Police for an Hour

    01/16/2014 7:12:57 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 37 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | January 16, 2014 | Will Lerner
    Man gives change to homeless person, is handcuffed and held by police for an hour Greg Snider was in a Houston, Texas parking lot, on the phone making a business call. While in the lot, a homeless man approached his car and asked forchange. Snider gave him 75 cents and then drove off. KPRC Local 2 News reported on the shocking thing that happened next. When Snider pulled onto a nearby freeway, a police car pulled him to the side. Greg was surprised by how aggressive the officer was, telling KPRC, “He's screaming. He's yelling. He's telling me to get...
  • Dallas Store Manager Shoots at 5 Armed Robbers Police Arrive 74 Minutes Later

    01/02/2014 6:27:59 AM PST · by Zakeet · 52 replies
    YouTube ^ | January 1, 2014
    Dallas Store Manager Fends Off 5 Armed Robbers with .38 Revolver, Wounding One; Police Arrive 74 Minutes LaterA Dallas store manager using his handgun to fend off an attempted robbery by five armed robbers. There's also audio of the 911 call from the Dallas store manager asking for police help because of the robbery. Reports indicate he asked for police to come because the armed men had tried to rob his store. The store manager shot at the men with a .38 Caliber revolver, sending the robbers scurrying away, and wounding one of them twice. But his call was misclassified...
  • Chilling moment police decide to shoot dead mental patient armed with scissors ....

    11/29/2013 7:24:42 AM PST · by Uncle Chip · 81 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | November 29, 2013 | Alex Ward
    Police admitted that the fatal shooting of a mental patient armed with scissors could have been prevented if the road sergeant equipped with a Taser had been at the scene in time. Michael Eligon, 29, was walking toward police with the weapon and a ‘blank stare’ when he was shot three times by an officer in Toronto, an inquest heard. A chilling video of the dramatic shooting shown to the inquest captured Mr Eligon’s last moments as he walked toward police who had their guns drawn and yelled ‘drop it’ on February 3 last year. Under cross examination, Constable Scott...
  • Subway Stabbing Victim Can't Sue NYPD For Failing To Save Him(feet away, no duty to protect0

    08/03/2013 6:54:14 AM PDT · by marktwain · 76 replies
    gothamist.com ^ | 26 July, 2013 | Rebecca Fishbein
    A man who was brutally stabbed by Brooklyn subway slasher Maksim Gelman two years ago had his negligence case against the city dismissed in court yesterday, despite the fact that two transit officers had locked themselves in a motorman's car only a few feet from him at the time of the attack. Gelman stabbed Joseph Lozito in the face, neck, hands and head on an uptown 3 train in February 2011, after fatally stabbing four people and injuring three others in a 28-hour period. Lozito, a father of two and an avid martial arts fan, was able to tackle Gelman...
  • State police refuse to release information on fatal crash they didn't locate (PA Turnpike)

    10/15/2009 6:53:12 AM PDT · by Born Conservative · 8 replies · 944+ views
    The Times-Tribune (Scranton, PA) ^ | 10/15/09 | Charles Schillinger
    State police have refused to release information that might shed light on the response of its Pocono barracks to a February crash off Interstate 476, the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, that led to the death of a Taylor man. The agency has failed to provide even basic information on the incident since The Times-Tribune began making inquiries in August. State police have classified the crash a "nontraffic incident," which directly conflicts with a Lackawanna County coroner's report that found 47-year-old Sam Turoni died from injuries suffered in a vehicle crash. A call reporting the crash was only briefly...
  • Police officer who wounded toddler was cleaning gun

    02/10/2008 6:51:11 PM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 417 replies · 915+ views
    Newsday ^ | 2/10/08
    Police officer who wounded toddler was cleaning gun 11:34 AM EST, February 9, 2008 NEW YORK(AP) _ A police officer who wounded a toddler when he accidentally fired a shot through the floor of his Brooklyn apartment was cleaning his gun in dim lighting because his electricity had been turned off, according to his brother. His brother told reporters Friday that the officer had set his gun down on a table, and then accidentally knocked it to the floor when he returned to the room. The gun discharged, firing a bullet that passed into the apartment below and hit 1-year-old...
  • Investigation: D[allas] PD Arrives Hours After Some Crimes [From The "Dial 911 And Die" File]

    07/25/2007 12:30:01 PM PDT · by Spktyr · 26 replies · 928+ views
    CBS 11 TV (DFW, Texas) ^ | 23 Jul 2007 | Brooke Richie
    (CBS 11 News) DALLAS When you dial 9-1-1, how quickly do you expect a police officer to respond? Some crime victims in Dallas have waited for hours for police to arrive on scene. A CBS 11 investigation found that the problem is widespread. When a crime has been committed against you, there's usually a sinking feeling. "I opened the door, and the first thing I see was the T.V. was missing," said Dallas resident Jonathan Cardenas. "When I pulled my drapes back, the door was wide open," said another victim, a 94-year-old woman. Then there's usually an instinct to seek...
  • NJ Police Have No Duty to Protect You

    10/18/2006 1:47:32 PM PDT · by Fun Bob · 76 replies · 1,924+ views
    NJCSD News ^ | Wednesday, 18 October 2006 | Robert Rose
    An NJ Judge has found that Camden city government, police department, and a 911 operator have no responsibility to prevent the kidnapping and murder of a 27 year old woman.  Therefore, none of them can be sued for failing to perform their jobs.  This is the same government and court system that denies that same 27-year-old woman the tools to defend her body and life on her own. What was the basis for the lawsuit? The 27-year-old victim's mother, Linda Reis, blamed the 911 operator and others for not responding to a call  from someone who said he saw two...
  • Just Exactly When Did It Leave?

    07/10/2002 9:56:45 AM PDT · by Alabama_Wild_Man · 15 replies · 6+ views
    7/10-02 | me
    I've been getting more and more curious since I've noticed something starting to disappear. I've been trying to get a 'Good Look' at every Police Car that I see. Either by first-hand experience, on film, or via word-of-mouth. The only police department, that I know of anyway, that have it on their cars is in Huntsville (AL). What I'm looking for is (what used to be the Catch-Phrase for all Police Departments) the Sign on their cars that stated " To Protect and Serve ".