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  • Number of US police officers murdered up by 59% - FBI

    04/27/2022 2:35:07 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 17 replies
    BBC ^ | 25 Apr 2022 | Anon
    Murders of police officers rose by nearly 60% during 2021, amid a wider rise in violent crime across the US, according to FBI Director Christopher Wray. In an interview with 60 Minutes, Mr Wray said 73 officers were killed in the line of duty last year. Murders of all kinds across the US have risen dramatically since 2019. Mr Wray said violence against police was a "phenomena" that "doesn't get enough attention". He said it amounted to an officer killed every five days. Around 1,000 people are killed in the US by police each year, although only a small proportion...
  • 101 police officers shot in line of duty, a 43% increase from 2021

    04/02/2022 5:57:27 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 2, 2022 6:54pm | Audrey Conklin
    The National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), the world’s largest organization of law enforcement officers, has counted 101 officers shot in the line of duty as of April 1, including 17 fatally, so far in 2022. The latest figure marks a 43% increase compared to the number of officers shot at the same time period in 2021 and a 63% increase compared to 2020, FOP reports. “We are in the midst of a real crisis. The violence directed at law enforcement officers is unlike anything I’ve seen in my 36 years of law enforcement,” National FOP President Patrick Yoes said...
  • 1 police officer dead, 2 wounded in central Pa. shooting: officials

    03/31/2022 6:22:31 PM PDT · by lightman · 14 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 31 March A.D. 2022 | Becky Metrick
    One Lebanon City police officer was killed and two others were injured in a shooting Thursday that happened as they were responding to a report of a domestic disturbance, city officials said. The officers were called to the 1100 block of Forest Street in Lebanon at 3:30 p.m., Lebanon Mayor Sherry Capello said. At 4:24 p.m., shots were exchanged between officers and a suspect, and three officers were hit, Capello said. One officer died, Capello said. One of the surviving officers was in critical but stable condition Thursday night. The other officer was in stable condition. Lebanon City Police Chief...
  • At least three police officers shot in Pennsylvania: report

    03/31/2022 6:17:08 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/31/2022 | JESSE O’NEILL
    Multiple police officers were shot in a Pennsylvania city on Thursday afternoon. At least three officers were hospitalized after the shooting in a residential neighborhood in Lebanon at about 4:30 p.m., according to WGAL.
  • Shocking moment high school runner leading race is sucker-punched in the head by another athlete who ran onto the track and chased him down

    03/30/2022 6:21:56 PM PDT · by Morgana · 73 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 30, 2022 | ames Gordon
    A high school runner was sucker-punched by an another competitor who ran into his lane during the race at a Florida track meet. Just as the pack was coming down the straight portion of the track in the 1,600-meter race, the attacker made a beeline for the runner from the infield at the Tohopekaliga Tiger Invitational in Kissimmee on Saturday. The teen, who was dressed in black running shorts and black T-shirt, appeared to come out of nowhere and caught the runner dressed in white-and-red by surprise. The stunned runner fell to the ground after leading the race. Before the...
  • 161 Arrested, 75 Illegal Guns Seized After Riotous Mob Descends On Florida Beach Town

    03/30/2022 9:18:34 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 45 replies
    The Police Tribune ^ | March 29, 2022 | Holly Matkin
    Panama City Beach, FL – Over 160 people were arrested and at least 75 illegal guns were seized by police after a mob of violent criminals descended on the popular beachside community of Panama City Beach over the weekend, according to police. Traffic was gridlocked and multiple businesses closed up shop over the weekend as the riotous group tore through the town, WBMM reported. A frenzy of social media posts from concerned residents and visitors soon followed, to include complaints of people jumping on cars and causing chaos in local businesses. Pedestrians struggled to get down the sidewalks due to...
  • Petty Thieves Plague San Francisco. ‘These Last Two Years Have Been Insane.’

    03/20/2022 3:08:32 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 27 replies
    WSJ ^ | Mar 20, 2022 | Zusha Elinson
    Small-business owners have been hit particularly hard by additional security and repair costs SAN FRANCISCO—Terry Asten Bennett’s family has been running Cliff’s Variety Store since 1936. In all that time, they’ve never experienced the amount of burglaries and property damage that they have recently, Ms. Bennett said. Thieves smashed a display window and broke down a door to steal items as small as spray paint, and people shattered glass doors on two occasions for no apparent reason.
  • Philadelphia murders mark grim milestone with 100 people killed year-to-date, top cop says

    03/11/2022 3:33:44 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/11/2022 | Stephanie Pagones
    Philadelphia reached a grim milestone on Friday, when the city marked reported 100 murders year-to-date, the earliest in the calendar year it has marked the milestone number since at least 2007, according to the police commissioner and statistics. Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) Commissioner released the staggering figure on Friday morning, when she wrote that the department was "devastated." --SNIP-- He noted that Philly is already neck-in-neck with the murder statistics in other big cities, such as Chicago and New York City – if not already outpacing them. Philadelphia boasts a population of about 1.6 million. Chicago boasts a population of...
  • Biden Keeping Iranian Plot to Kill John Bolton under Wraps to Avoid Derailing Nuclear Deal: Report

    03/10/2022 8:36:06 AM PST · by gattaca · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | March 8, 2022 | ANDREW C. MCCARTHY
    Members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have been plotting to assassinate John Bolton, former national-security adviser in the Trump administration, says a Justice Department official with direct knowledge of the government’s investigation of the suspected plot. That is according to Tom Rogan, who reported the development in the Washington Examiner on Monday.
  • Iran plotting assassination of John Bolton, others, even while Biden negotiates nuclear deal

    03/08/2022 1:14:49 AM PST · by Zhang Fei · 27 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 07, 2022 12:19 PM | Tom Rogan
    EXCLUSIVE — At least two Iranians belonging to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards’ covert-action Quds Force have been plotting to assassinate former national security adviser John Bolton, according to a Justice Department official with direct knowledge of the investigation. The source tells the Washington Examiner that the department possesses indictable evidence against the Iranians but that Biden administration officials are resisting publicly indicting the men for fear that it could derail their drive for a nuclear deal with Iran, currently nearing completion in negotiations in Vienna, Austria. Biden’s hope is to resume the 2015 JCPOA Iran nuclear accord. Former President Donald...
  • Closure of Libya's El Feel and Sharara oilfields caused loss of 330,000 bpd - NOC

    03/06/2022 7:36:08 AM PST · by Right Wing Vegan · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/6/2022
    The closure of Libya's El Feel and Sharara oilfields resulted in the loss of 330,000 barrels per day (bpd), and over 160 million dinars ($34.69 million) on a daily basis, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Sunday. Last week, two oil engineers at Libya's main Sharara field said operations had been paused after a pipeline valve was shut down, without giving further details. NOC head Mustafa Sanallah said in a statement on Facebook that shutting down pipeline valves enforced the corporation to declare force majeure on oilfields. The country's oil output has been halted repeatedly during periods of political...
  • REPARATIONS: Watch Thugs Pillage California Walgreens

    02/27/2022 9:21:40 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 40 replies
    ToddStarnes.com ^ | February 27, 2022 | Todd Starnes
    Live from the San Francisco hellhole
  • Baltimore Teen, 16, Charged with Killing a Grandmother Whose Car Broke Down While Making DoorDash Deliveries

    02/25/2022 2:27:30 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 62 replies
    People via MSN ^ | February 25, 2022 | Steve Helling
    A Baltimore teen has been charged with murder after authorities say that he killed a woman who was delivering food for DoorDash. Cheryl McCormack, 51, was accompanied by a friend while working for the food delivery service on Jan. 24. Around 2 a.m., McCormack's vehicle ran out of gas. McCormack's friend set out on foot to find a gas station, leaving McCormack at the car. According to Fox Baltimore, the teen and another suspect allegedly approached the friend and attempted to rob him. Then, police say, they demanded that he return to the car with him. When they arrived at...
  • Hillary Clinton: Putin Motivated to Invade Ukraine by Trump, January 6

    02/25/2022 10:23:50 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 95 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/25/2022 | Wendell Husebo
    Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in a Friday Atlantic op-ed blamed Russia’s assault on Ukraine on former President Donald Trump, tying Vladimir Putin’s ongoing invasion to the January 6 Capitol riot. In an opinion piece that used the word “democracy” 47 times, Clinton claimed Putin, the “implacable enemy of democracy,” attacked Ukraine in part because “Republican leaders are abandoning core tenets of American democracy even as the stakes in the global contest between democracy and autocracy are clearer and higher than at any time since the end of the Cold War.”
  • PICTURED: 21-year-old BLM activist being honored by Obama, three years before trying to MURDER Jewish Democrat in his office -only to be released on $100,000 after BLM ponies up the cash

    02/18/2022 4:37:56 AM PST · by LibertyWoman · 25 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 02/17/2022 | JACK NEWMAN and GINA MARTINEZ
    A BLM activist accused of trying to assassinate a Jewish mayoral candidate has been pictured with Barack Obama, as his alleged victim slammed the 'broken criminal justice system' for freeing the suspected shooter on bail. Quintez Brown, 21, was one of 22 people chosen to meet the former President of the United States in 2019 as part of Obama's My Brother's Keeper Alliance, which is aimed at closing achievement gaps facing young boys and men of color. Brown, of Louisville in Kentucky, was pictured smiling behind the president, and even named as a future star by the Obama Foundation website,...
  • 'You can help me load these up,' Florida shoplifter tells Walmart clerk

    02/16/2022 5:51:56 PM PST · by simpson96 · 41 replies
    CBS12 ^ | 2/14/2022 | Gary Detman
    WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (CBS12) — Police are looking for a woman who walked away from a Florida Walmart store with two televisions in a shopping cart. The crime is caught on camera Feb. 5 at the store on Cypress Gardens Boulevard in Winter Haven. Police said the woman went from the electronics section, straight to the front door, where a store worker asked her for a receipt. SEE ALSO: Police search for Florida woman who had tantrum in shoplifting attempt The woman just kept walking, and even told the clerk, "You can help me load these up," as she walked...
  • Thirteen Police Officers Shot Across the Country During 24-Hour Time Frame

    02/14/2022 5:04:00 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 5 replies
    breitbart ^ | 14 Feb 2022 | AWR HAWKINS
    Thirteen police officers in different parts of the country were shot during a 24-hour time frame last Friday. FOX News points out nine officers were shot in Phoenix, Arizona, Friday morning. Initial reports on the Phoenix shootings indicated five officers were shot. The first of the five was shot after responding to a home where gunfire was reported. The next four officers were shot trying to rescue a baby who placed outside after the initial shooting. Friday night CNN noted the number of wounded officers in the incident had risen to nine. FOX News observes two Maryland police officers were...
  • Libya rifts deepen as new PM named, incumbent refuses to yield

    02/11/2022 2:24:38 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    Ruetrers ^ | February 10, 2022
    The move threatens to plunge Libya back to the split between two warring, parallel administrations that governed from 2014 until a unity government was installed last year as part of a U.N.-backed peace plan. A spokesman for the parliament said it had chosen former interior minister Fathi Bashagha by a show of hands after the only other candidate withdrew. The parliament wants to take control of Libya's political future after the collapse of an election that was planned for December, saying Dbeibah's interim government is no longer valid and pushing any new election back until next year.
  • Chicago woman charged with felony for allegedly vandalizing memorial for slain cop

    02/10/2022 5:33:30 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 15 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | 2/10/22 | Michael Ruiz
    Chicago woman charged with felony for allegedly vandalizing memorial for slain cop Illinois police have arrested a 26-year-old woman accused of defacing a memorial for Chicago Police Officer Ella French – who died in a shootout with suspects last year. Anna Kochakian allegedly tore down a photo of French placed at the memorial just days after her murder, crumpled it up and threw it in a trash can on a Chicago “L” platform, state police said Wednesday. It wasn’t until this week that police obtained a warrant for her arrest on a felony charge of defacement of a police memorial....
  • It’s Back: Senators Want EARN IT Bill to Scan All Online Messages

    02/06/2022 10:46:17 AM PST · by Wish2Post · 34 replies
    EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation ^ | February 3, 2022 | Joe Mullin
    People don’t want outsiders reading their private messages —not their physical mail, not their texts, not their DMs, nothing. It’s a clear and obvious point, but one place it doesn’t seem to have reached is the U.S. Senate. A group of lawmakers led by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have re-introduced the EARN IT Act, an incredibly unpopular bill from 2020 that was dropped in the face of overwhelming opposition. Let’s be clear: the new EARN IT Act would pave the way for a massive new surveillance system, run by private companies, that would roll back...