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  • Jury rejects lawsuit filed by family of teen killed by cop

    01/26/2023 11:34:56 PM PST · by blueplum · 5 replies
    AP ^ | 25 Jan 2023 | uncredited AP
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal jury has found that a white Ohio police officer did not violate a Black teenager’s civil rights when he shot and killed the boy while responding to a reported armed robbery. Jurors reached their verdict Wednesday in a lawsuit filed by Tyre King’s grandmother. It challenged the police account of the shooting, alleging that the 13-year-old’s death resulted from excessive force, racial discrimination and a failure by the police department to properly investigate... ...Columbus officer Bryan Mason shot King in the head and torso on Sept. 14, 2016, as the teen ran from police...
  • Police K-9 mugshot goes viral after accusations he stole officer’s lunch

    01/26/2023 4:03:19 AM PST · by blueplum · 31 replies
    Fox 31 kdvr Denver ^ | 25 Jan 2023 | : Dylan Abad
    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A police K-9 in Michigan recently had himself a “ruff” day after he was accused of stealing his owner’s lunch. The Wyandotte Police Department shared a mugshot of K-9 Ice, who was accused of eating an officer’s half-eaten lunch in the breakroom during a call to assist with an emergency. When the officer returned to the breakroom, they found Ice “leisurely strolling out of the room licking his chops,” the department said in a social media post.... ...“Dozens of attorneys have offered to defend Ofc. Ice ‘pro-bone-o!'” the department said. “Plus the overall public just doesn’t...
  • Police shoot unarmed disabled man seven times after suspecting he had hostage

    01/26/2023 2:19:50 AM PST · by blueplum · 65 replies
    The Mirror UK ^ | 23 Jan 2023 | Liam BucklerNews Reporter
    This is the horrific moment police shoot an unarmed disabled man seven times after suspecting he had a hostage in his trailer. Jason Harley Kloepfer, 41, from North Carolina, US, was shot in the chest and arm after Cherokee County police responded to reports of a gunfire on December 12 at around 11pm. Cops believed Kloepfer, who identifies as disabled, was the alleged gunman and holding a hostage inside his trailer - despite being inside with his wife. In the shocking footage, Kloepfer is seen inside the trailer opening the door to police. Kloepfer, and his wife Alison Mahler, both...
  • Atlanta: Protesters call for 'violence' against police after shooting leaves 1 dead, officer injured

    01/19/2023 1:54:34 AM PST · by blueplum · 42 replies
    Fox ^ | 19 Jan 2023 | Lawrence Richard
    Police returned fire after a protester shot a Georgia State Patrol trooper, wearing a bulletproof vest, on Wednesday, GBI said Protesters in Atlanta, are calling for violence against police officers and law enforcement entities following a police-involved shooting on Wednesday that left a state trooper wounded and one man dead. The Twitter account Scenes from the Atlanta Forest calls for a "Night of Rage" on Friday to enact "reciprocal violence to be done to the police and their allies," according to the Scenes from the Atlanta Forest Twitter account..... ...The upcoming event comes after a Georgia State Patrol trooper, wearing...
  • Black Minnesota police chief is forced to apologize for posting thin blue line symbol to celebrate National Law Enforcement Day after woke mob descended on him

    01/18/2023 3:38:41 AM PST · by blueplum · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 18 Jan 2023 | ALEX HAMMER
    A Minnesota police chief was forced to apologize for posting an image of a 'thin blue line' flag to his department's Facebook page last week, after community members aired complaints labeling the symbol a representation of 'extremist views.' The flag, a black and white rendition of the American flag with a blue stripe running just under the stars, represents men and women in blue standing as a line between law and order. However, more recently, the symbol has been deemed divisive by some, as its meaning has shifted from one of nonpartisan support to one synonymous with the far-right
  • Dem Sen. Murphy: Feds Should Defund Law Enforcement Refusing to Enforce Gun Laws

    11/27/2022 7:08:10 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/27/2022 | Pam Key
    Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the Senate should defund law enforcement refusing to enforce gun laws. Anchor Dana Bash said, “Five months, it’s been that long since the president signed a bipartisan bill. You helped negotiate it. It incentivized states to implement red flag laws. Virginia and Colorado, where these mass shootings took place over the last ten days or so, they already have red flag laws in place, and it did not prevent those mass shootings.”
  • Los Angeles sheriff: 'Corruption won' in election loss to politically backed candidate

    11/20/2022 2:45:58 AM PST · by blueplum · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 17 Nov 2022 | Tori Richards
    Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva has taken aim at liberals in his county after being ousted from office in last week's election. Villanueva, who won office in 2018 on the back of a tough-on-crime platform, was beaten by former Long Beach police chief Robert Luna, whom he accused of being a "puppet" of the liberal movement.... ...Villanueva, also a Democrat, says Luna was elected by the far left who wanted a defund-the-police puppet in office who will end up destroying law and order....
  • Zeldin: NYPD Cops ‘Pissed Off’ Over PBA’s $25K Donation to Hochul

    10/29/2022 4:45:25 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 29, 2022 | Rich Calder
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin said Saturday that he’s gotten an earful from NYPD cops who are furious that their union donated $25,000 to Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul’s campaign — while not giving the tough-on-crime candidate a cent in the tight race. “We have heard from a lot of NYPD officers who are pissed off [after] learning that their money went to Kathy Hochul, who is pandering to these pro-criminal allies in the state Legislature,” the Long Island congressman told Fox News’ Neil Cavuto. Zeldin had been questioned about a Post report on the controversial donation made by the New...
  • The Twisted Line from Broken Windows to a Broken Republic

    10/27/2022 8:28:53 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 5 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 10-27-22 | Vince
    Years ago I was writing about blacks and Democrats and looked at the impact Rudy Giuliani made in New York City. Over the course of his tenure from 1994 – 2002 there were 3,440 fewer black murder victims in the city than there might have been had New York simply experienced the average nationwide crime decline between 1994 & 2002. “That’s 3,440 families that did not lose a son, a father, a breadwinner, or a role model. 3,440 black men still alive to take care of and support their families…” Saving 3,400 black lives and keeping 3,400 families intact didn’t...
  • Republican Mehmet Oz Backed by Pennsylvania Corrections Officers in Race Against Radical John Fetterman

    10/18/2022 6:43:30 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Oct 2022 | NICK GILBERTSON
    The Pennsylvania State Correction Officers Association (PSCOA) is backing Republican Dr. Mehmet Oz against his radical Democrat opponent, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, in the Keystone State’s U.S. Senate race. Oz’s campaign released a letter of endorsement from the PSCOA on Tuesday. In the letter, dated August 3, PSCOAS President John Eckenrode wrote to Oz: Your leadership and support of the men and women who patrol Pennsylvania’s 35 state correctional institution, forensic units and community corrections centers will be critical. We’re impressed with his knowledge of the many issues our members face, and for the great concern he’s shown for our...
  • 47 deputies stripped of guns after failing psych tests

    09/27/2022 9:32:47 PM PDT · by cuz1961 · 78 replies
    ASSOCIATED PRESS ^ | Tuesday, September 27th 2022
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office in Northern California has stripped 47 deputies — 10% of the force — of their guns and arrest powers because they failed psychological exams, it was reported Monday. . . .The move came after the Sheriff’s Office conducted an internal audit of deputies’ psychological examinations from January 2016 to the present... . . The Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, ... ... ...an Oakland nonprofit that deals with .... ..race.. .. and criminal justice issues, .... ..accused the Sheriff’s Office of previously turning a “blind eye” to the problem of unsuited...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Matt Gaetz Rips McCarthy’s ‘Commitment To America’ Agenda

    09/24/2022 10:38:51 PM PDT · by Dr. Franklin · 39 replies
    Republican Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz slammed House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s “Commitment to America” agenda in an exclusive interview with the Daily Caller on Friday, focusing specifically on one bullet point that suggests the GOP should subsidize the hiring of 200,000 new police officers through recruitment bonuses. ... “So if you see, like, the third bullet point in whatever this is suggests that the federal government needs to fund incentives for 200,000 new law enforcement. I do not believe in the federal government being excessively entangled in state and local law enforcement. It is not practical,” Gaetz told the Caller....
  • Jesse Watters: This is why the DOJ didn't want to release the Mar-a-Lago affidavit

    08/26/2022 6:36:49 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 41 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 26, 2022 8:10pm EDT | Fox News Staff
    Fox News host Jesse Watters reflected on the redacted affidavit over the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate on "Jesse Watters Primetime." [cut] Well, according to the affidavit, there appears to be two major concerns: where the documents were stored and how they were stored. The affidavit states: "I believe that the storage room and other spaces within the premises are not currently authorized locations for the storage of classified information or NDI." NDI is national defense information. So let me get this straight: Trump has some Trump administration documents locked up in the storage room of...
  • Human Foot Found Floating In Yellowstone Hot Spring; Witness Says “Awful Feeling”

    08/19/2022 8:37:59 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 105 replies
    https://cowboystatedaily.com ^ | August 18, 2022 | By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily
    Law enforcement authorities are investigating a human foot that was found floating in a hot spring in the southern part of the park, Yellowstone National Park officials announced on Thursday. The discovery of the foot and a shoe by a Yellowstone employee on Tuesday led to the temporary closure of the Abyss Pool near the West Thumb Geyser Basin, according to Morgan Warthin, public affairs officer for Yellowstone National Park. Warthin did not release any further information on the investigation; however, a Montana resident was in the area and told Cowboy State Daily that she was not allowed into the...
  • Kinzinger: Trump ‘Absolutely, 100%’ Inciting Supporters to Threaten Law Enforcement

    08/15/2022 6:21:35 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/15/2022 | Pam Key
    Representative Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) claimed Monday on CNN’s “Situation Room” that former President Donald Trump was “100%” inciting supporters to violently threaten the FBI after the raid on his Mar-a-Lago estate. Blitzer said, “You’ve seen this joint FBI Department of Homeland Security bulletin. It is now warning of what they call unprecedented violent threats in the wake of the search of Mar-a-Lago. Do you hold the former President Donald Trump responsible for inciting his supporters?”
  • Colorado Springs ATF special agent resigns, cites lack of criminal accountability in laws

    08/14/2022 6:38:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    KRDO ^ | August 10, 2022 | Sean Rice
    A special agent for the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tabacco, Firearms, and Explosives) in Colorado Springs has resigned after 18 years of service. In his resignation letter obtained by 13 Investigates, Brandon Garcia says he cannot support the way criminals are being handled by the current government. The ATF is a federal law enforcement agency within the Department of Justice. ATF has a field offices in Denver and Colorado Springs. ... Garcia, who according to his resignation letter has served in law enforcement for 18 years, has concerns about the over 5,000 ATF agents nationally. "The last time morale was...
  • Florida deputies shoot and kill off-duty federal air marshal they say pointed rifle at them

    08/13/2022 6:22:08 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 28 replies
    American Military News ^ | 8/12/22 | David Goodhue
    Florida Keys deputies Wednesday morning shot and killed an off-duty federal law enforcement officer who they said pointed a semi-automatic rifle at them. The deputies shot Lane Morgan Caviness, 48, at a house near mile marker 95 in Key Largo around 10:42 a.m. Eastern time. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Adam Linhardt said deputies were at the house after receiving reports of an armed, intoxicated, suicidal man. Caviness was a commercial airline pilot who was also a sworn law enforcement officer with the Federal Flight Deck Officer program, which is part of the Department of Homeland Security’s Air Marshal Service,...
  • LIVE: Governor DeSantis Makes Announcement About Law Enforcement

    08/04/2022 7:27:20 AM PDT · by janetjanet998 · 43 replies
    Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren suspended by Gov Ron DeSantis
  • FBI, DHS Confirm Purchase of Chinese-Made Drones

    07/15/2022 6:04:17 AM PDT · by george76 · 60 replies
    American Greatness ^ | July 15, 2022 | Eric Lendrum
    Both the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have admitted in sworn testimony to the government purchase of drones manufactured in China. The Washington Examiner reports that the admission was made by two officials who testified before the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Thursday. Brad Wiegmann, deputy assistant attorney general for the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Security Division, admitted that the FBI is purchasing and putting to use drones that have been manufactured by Shenzhen DJI Sciences and Technologies (DJI). Wiegmann was facing questions from Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio), who said that he...
  • Report: Police Handcuffed Mom as Shooter Was Still in Uvalde School; Dad Tased

    05/26/2022 2:28:25 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 May 2022 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Police on the scene during the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday reportedly handcuffed a woman who wanted law enforcement to enter the building sooner, and used a Taser on a father who tried to pull his own son off a school bus. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday: “The police were doing nothing,” said Angeli Rose Gomez, who after learning about the shooting drove 40 miles to Robb Elementary, where her children are in second and third grade. “They were just standing outside the fence. They weren’t going in there or running anywhere.” … Ms. Gomez, a farm...