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  • BREAKING: Ian Miles Cheong suspended by Twitter for tweeting support for police intervention in riots

    08/14/2020 5:46:18 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 20 replies
    The Post ^ | 8/13/2020 | Libby Emmons
    Human Events managing editor and The Post Millennial contributing editor Ian Miles Cheong was suspended by Twitter Thursday evening for a tweet that supported law enforcement using force to handle rioters in Portland, Ore. During the time period that Cheong tweeted about, riots were declared in Portland, and many rioters and Antifa militants were arrested. DHS reported that "federal officers came under heavy laser attack from rioters," and that "rioters also launch a roughly 10-minute-long continuous firework attack against the [Mark O. Hatfield federal] courthouse." "Rioters started to throw explosive devices at the fence perimeter and, in addition to the...
  • Federal officers in Portland may have been permanently blinded by lasers, officials say

    07/22/2020 12:06:57 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 22 2020 | Danielle Wallace
    At least three federal officers in Portland may not recover their vision after earlier this week demonstrators, who have shown up in crowds of over 1,000 for more than 50 consecutive nights, shined lasers in their eyes and threw fireworks at a federal courthouse, officials said. During Monday night's confrontation, one person also threatened to cut off the water supply to federal officers inside the building. Federal Protective Service (FPS) Deputy Director of Operations Richard “Kriss” Cline said at a press conference on Tuesday that a crowd of more than 1,000 “rioters” surrounded the Hatfield Federal Courthouse and began removing...
  • Witnesses claimed San Diego Police shot unarmed man in the back — Then cops released the video…

    06/30/2020 8:26:37 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 6/30/2020 | Kane
    Two San Diego Police Department officers have been placed on paid leave after they shot and wounded a robbery suspect who pointed a gun at one of the officers during a confrontation in downtown Saturday night. The suspect, Hurtado Ibarra, 25, of San Diego, suffered life-threatening injuries. He was hospitalized in an intensive care unit. The incident remains under investigation by the District Attorney’s Office.
  • Santa Cruz Co. sheriff’s sergeant killed, 2 other officers shot in ambush; suspect wounded and in custody

    06/07/2020 5:26:53 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 35 replies ^ | June 6, 2020
    Santa Cruz Co. sheriff’s sergeant killed, 2 other officers shot in ambush; suspect wounded and in custody by: Associated Press Posted: Jun 6, 2020 / 09:34 PM PDT / Updated: Jun 6, 2020 / 11:11 PM PDT A Northern California sheriff’s deputy was killed and two law enforcement officers wounded Saturday when they were ambushed with gunfire and explosives while pursuing a suspect, authorities said. Sgt. Damon Gutzwiller, 38, was shot and killed in Ben Lomond, an unincorporated area near Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart said. A second deputy was injured, and a third officer from the...
  • Push to disarm police officers gains steam in New York

    10/21/2019 8:50:47 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/21/2019
    Oct. 21, 2019 - 4:41 - A New York congressional candidate is arguing that taking guns away from law enforcement will make communities safer. A law enforcement panel reacts on 'Fox & Friends.'
  • Trump honors 14 public safety officers with the Medal of Valor

    05/22/2019 6:32:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 7 replies
    CNN ^ | May 22, 2019 | Maegan Vazquez
    President Donald Trump honored 14 public safety officers for their acts of heroism with the Medal of Valor on Wednesday at the White House, with honorees including an Ohio State University officer who thwarted an act of terrorism and a fallen Dallas officer killed during a mass shooting at a police protest march. "To the heroes we honor today this afternoon, we express the gratitude and pride of our nation for your immortal acts of courage," Trump said during a presentation ceremony in the East Room. The award is the highest national honor given to US public safety officers, such...
  • Rolling Tribute to fallen Officers

    12/31/2018 7:10:10 AM PST · by Baynative · 9 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 12/30/18 | Kane
    A 50 second video of rolling California LEO memorial procession.
  • 1 Suspect in Custody After Confrontation in Mississippi Leaves 2 Police Officers Dead

    09/29/2018 8:22:23 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 8 replies
    ktla ^ | 09/29/2018
    Two police officers are dead following an early morning confrontation in Mississippi. Warren Strain of the Department of Public Safety says two police officers died in an incident that occurred early Saturday in the city of Brookhaven. A suspect was wounded and was taken into custody. The suspect was taken for treatment to a hospital in Jackson
  • Detention warrants issued for 110 Turkish Air Forces officers over alleged Gulen links

    09/22/2018 12:30:39 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 12 replies
    Turkish Minute ^ | September 21, 2018 | TM
    The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Friday issued detention warrants for 110 members of the Turkish Air Forces including six pilots over alleged links to the faith-based Gülen movement, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. According to the report, 100 of the 110 officers who were accused of communicating with people from the Gülen movement have been detained in operations in 16 provinces. The Turkish government has dismissed over 40,000 military personnel including gendarmerie and military cadets over alleged links to the movement since a failed coup attempt in July 2016, the tr724 new website reported on Aug. 4....
  • Erdoganist Turkish lawyers seek arrest of US officers at Turkey’s Incirlik Airbase

    08/03/2018 4:43:09 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 53 replies
    Stockholm Center for Freedom ^ | Aug 3, 2018 | SCF
    A group of pro-Erdoğan Turkish lawyers has applied to the Adana Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office for the arrest of members of the US military at İncirlik Airbase in Adana for their alleged cooperation with the Gülen movement, according to a report by the Cumhuriyet daily on Friday. According to the report, lawyers working for the the Association for Social Justice and Aid (Toplumsal Adalet ve Yardımlaşma Derneği in Turkish, or TAY-DER), a front NGO that was set up on June 15, 2016 and formally registered a month later with the support of senior government officials, including some in the judiciary...
  • Hate crime charges possible for officers accused of beating man outside bar: NOPD chief

    07/26/2018 2:33:11 PM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies ^ | 7/26/18 | Emily Lane
    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating whether two of its own former police officers should be charged with a hate crime in connection to accusations they severely beat a man outside a bar earlier this week, the police chief said Thursday. The early Tuesday beating outside the Mid-City Yacht Club has already resulted in the arrest and firing of John Galmon, 26, and Spencer Sutton, 24, who were off duty at the time of the fight. The former officers pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of simple battery, but NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison reiterated Thursday (July 26)...
  • NOPD officers 'whaled on from behind' in Bourbon Street brawl: video(horses in action)

    06/21/2018 1:53:08 PM PDT · by BBell · 12 replies ^ | 6/20/18 | Hanna Krueger
    A video of a Saturday night (June 16) "brawl" on Bourbon Street shows New Orleans Police Department officers "getting whaled on from behind" as they try to arrest the instigators, NOPD Commander Nicholas Gernon said.Video of the fight, which resulted in a brief hospitalization of one of the officers whose hip was injured, also provides, Gernon said, "a good example of what (officers) face and how they deal with it." The video was taken from a nearby business' surveillance camera. The fight, which occurred around 11:20 p.m. among a large crowd that appeared to fill the 500 block of Bourbon...
  • Woman says she reported prison guard's rape to a counselor, then he assaulted her, too

    05/30/2018 8:44:42 PM PDT · by familyop · 46 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | May 30, 2018 | ANDY MARSO
    Keil's suit alleges years of criminal behavior by prison guard Edward Bearden, escalating from inappropriate pat-downs in which he groped her breasts and butt to repeated rapes from 2012 to 2015...Bearden still works at the prison,...within a month of starting therapy sessions with counselor John Thomas Dunn, he also started to sexually assault her...Dunn pleaded guilty last year to sexual conduct with a prisoner and is scheduled to be sentenced June 12.
  • Turkish military purges decimate career officer, pilot ranks

    05/30/2018 10:26:12 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 23 replies
    Al-Monitor ^ | May 29, 2018 | Metin Gurcan
    The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) are gearing up for a new round of purges, even as they struggle to recover from the initial culling that followed the failed coup of July 2016.Defense Minister Nurettin Canikli announced April 18 that a secret cell of 3,000 officers and noncommissioned officers (NCOs) affiliated with alleged coup mastermind Fethullah Gulen, a Sunni cleric who lives in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania, had been identified. All of them, he promised, would be dismissed. As of May 18, some 550 officers and NCOs had already been arrested. According to government investigators, senior leaders of the so-called Fethullah Gulen Terror Organization (FETO),...
  • ISIS-Supporting Police Officer Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison (Why Only 15 Years?)

    02/24/2018 6:36:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | February 24, 2018 | Chris Reeves
    On Friday, former Washington D.C. Transit Police Officer Nicholas Young was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to ISIS.In July 2016, Young purchased gift cards and sent their code numbers to someone that he believed had joined ISIS in Syria. According to the Justice Department, Young hoped that ISIS would use the money from the gift cards to pay for secure communications between ISIS officials and potential foreign recruits. As it turned out, Young’s ISIS friend in Syria was actually an FBI informant who was part of a six-year long intelligence operation to nab the...
  • Two officers, state trooper injured in Avoyelles Parish shooting

    05/11/2017 4:31:46 PM PDT · by BBell · 4 replies ^ | 5/11/17 | Juan Sanchez
    AVOYELLES PARISH, La. — Two police officers and a Louisiana State Police trooper were shot Thursday afternoon in Avoyelles Parish, according to local reports. The shooting was reported in Moreauville near Avoyelles High School. Officials confirmed to KALB-TV that a state trooper, a Marksville police officer and a Simmesport police officer were shot after an apparent car chase in Hessmer. KALB reported that the trooper has non-life-threatening injuries, one of the officers was treated at the scene and the condition of the other officer is unknown. Officials said the gunman is barricaded and the shooting happened during the standoff. Additional...
  • Germany grants asylum to Turkish officers (from Erdogan's Purge)

    05/10/2017 7:06:20 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 10 replies
    KOM News ^ | 9 May 2017 13:25 CEST | none stated
    Germany has approved a number of asylum requests lodged by high ranking Turkish military officers alleged by Turkey to have taken part in the failed coup attempt of 15 July 2017, reports the Turkish daily Evrensel.414 Turkish citizens holding diplomatic passports have applied for political asylum in Germany along with their families between July 2016 and May 2017. In addition to military officers, asylum seekers include judges, prosecutors and other high-level bureaucrats.A report published in the German daily Suddeutscher Zeitung states that most of the asylum requests by military officers have been approved after the result of the 16...
  • Two Chicago police shot

    05/02/2017 8:20:51 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 28 replies
    Fox 32 ^ | 2may 2017
  • In Marksville officer's trial, jury is picked after five days

    03/17/2017 5:15:49 PM PDT · by BBell · 8 replies
    MARKSVILLE -- A jury has been picked in the trial for one of two Louisiana law-enforcement officers charged with murder in a 6-year-old boy's shooting death. Twelve jurors and two alternates are scheduled to hear attorneys' opening statements on Monday (March 20) for Derrick Stafford's trial. The Town Talk reports that jury selection ended Friday. The judge, prosecutors and Stafford's attorneys had spent five days questioning dozens of prospective jurors.
  • Targeted Attack On At Least Seven Indianapolis Area Officer’s Homes In One Night

    02/03/2017 6:21:37 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 20 replies
    Blue Lives Matter ^ | 02/02/17 | Cover Wife
    Whitestown, IN – Officers from up to seven agencies who live in an Indianapolis suburb had their homes and cars vandalized Wednesday night. The targeted attack happened in The Walker Farms and Harvest Park subdivisions just north of Indianapolis. Families in the area have been left shaken by the attack and searching for answers. Walker Farms is a large subdivision that is home to many area first responders including firemen and police officers. According to Fox 59 law enforcement families woke up to graffiti on their homes, and their squad cars vandalized this morning. Agenices including the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police...