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  • Funeral For Man Killed By BLM Agents [Innocent black man stopped, harassed, shot by BLM JB thugs]

    04/25/2014 3:51:58 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 107 replies
    CBS Las Vegas ^ | March 31, 2014 [last month]
    KXNT photo illustration (shooting scene image courtesy Las Vegas Review-Journal) (LAS VEGAS, KXNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS)–A funeral service was held in NOrth Las Vegas for the man who died at the hands of BLM agents during a skirmish in Red Rock Canyon in February. The service for D’Andre Berghardt Jr. took place at Nehemiah Ministries Christian Church. Berghardt was moving from Los Angeles to Las Vegas to begin working with his brother when he was shot and killed Feb. 14. Jacob Hafter, a lawyer representing the family says that various delays, including the forensic examination of Berghardt’s body, contributed to...
  • How 7 minutes could cost a trooper’s widow millions

    04/28/2014 8:41:29 AM PDT · by Oshkalaboomboom · 59 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 27, 2014 | Susan Edelman
    On Dec. 7, 2009, New York State Police narcotics investigator Richard O’Brien fell off a ladder while fixing his mother’s roof. He lived for only three more hours after the fall — but in that brief time, fellow troopers tried to have him retired on disability. Now, Stephanie O’Brien, his widow, is fighting in court, saying a faulty fax machine and a measly seven minutes mean she and the couple’s daughter would get a $342,000 death payout — rather than lifetime benefits that could total in the millions. The case is the first involving an officer filing for a disability...
  • Girl buys water, spends night in jail [could get five years in jail]

    06/30/2013 2:05:27 PM PDT · by grundle · 99 replies ^ | June 30, 2013 | Dylan Stableford
  • Nebraska Police Chase Down Man Video Recording Their Abuse While Second Man Video Records It All

    03/25/2013 9:29:55 AM PDT · by redreno · 65 replies ^ | 03/25/2013 | By Carlos Miller
    Omaha police displayed an unbridled street gang brazenness when they chased a man who was video recording them abusing his brother into a private home, confiscating his phone and arresting him to ensure their actions would never see the light of day. However, another citizen captured the entire incident on video from a second-floor window, ensuring at least the façade of an internal investigation.
  • Truck owner wants DEA to pay up after botched sting

    07/30/2012 6:11:01 PM PDT · by Altariel · 15 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | July 29, 2012 | Dane Schiller
    The phone rang before sunrise. It woke Craig Patty, owner of a tiny North Texas trucking company, to vexing news about Truck 793 - a big red semi supposedly getting repairs in Houston. "Your driver was shot in your truck," said the caller, a business colleague. "Your truck was loaded with marijuana. He was shot eight times while sitting in the cab. Do you know anything about your driver hauling marijuana?" "What did you say?" Patty recalled asking. "Could you please repeat that?" The truck, it turned out, had been everywhere but in the repair shop. Commandeered by one of...
  • 2 men claim to be victims of DUI scam

    03/13/2011 3:06:46 PM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 34 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 13, 2011 | Justin Berton
    Looking back, David Dutcher realizes the gorgeous blonde who approached him through an online dating service came on too strong. During their 2008 date at the Old Spaghetti Factory in downtown Concord, Dutcher said the woman chugged shots of hard alcohol and punctuated each with a kiss to his lips. After a second flirtatious woman showed up, the blonde told Dutcher, then a 46-year-old recent divorcee, that their night would continue if he followed the ladies home to join them in a hot tub. Dutcher never got there - minutes after he left the restaurant, a Concord police officer pulled...
  • Civil Service Board Announces Police Recruit Scores

    03/13/2011 10:03:13 AM PDT · by KansasGirl · 84 replies
    abc ^ | March 11, 2011
    DAYTON -- The Dayton Police Department is lowering its testing standards for recruits. It's a move required by the U.S. Department of Justice after it says not enough African-Americans passed the exam. Dayton is in desperate need of officers to replace dozens of retirees. The hiring process was postponed for months because the D.O.J. rejected the original scores provided by the Dayton Civil Service Board, which administers the test. Under the previous requirements, candidates had to get a 66% on part one of the exam and a 72% on part two. The D.O.J. approved new scoring policy only requires potential...
  • 3 officers, 6 others charged in drug, cigarettes, alcohol scheme (Prince George County, MD)

    11/15/2010 10:43:53 AM PST · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    WaPo ^ | November 15, 2010 | Mary Pat Flaherty , Allison Klein and Matt Zapotosky
    Nine people, including three Prince George's County police officers, were arrested Monday on charges involving drugs, guns and a large-scale scheme to distribute untaxed cigarettes and alcohol, according to federal officials. Sources said the charges are connected to the recent arrest of Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson, but it is unclear exactly how the cases are related. The arrests are part of a larger investigation of corruption in Prince George's. The nine arrested Monday were taken into custody in the early morning hours during an operation that involved 150 law enforcement officers executing as many as a dozen...
  • Man Buys Police Department’s Domain Name After Getting Ticket

    10/21/2010 1:04:46 PM PDT · by GSWarrior · 38 replies
    Most of the time, if you get a speeding ticket you just grumble about it and pay the fine. It’s usually not a big deal for most people unless it happens a lot or they get caught going a ridiculous amount over the posted speed limit. You can fight it in court or just pay the ticket, and for most people those are the only options. However, after receiving a $90 speeding ticket in Bluff City, Tennessee, Brian McCrary discovered a third option. The Bluff City Police Department had forgotten to renew their domain name,, and let it expire....
  • Gang Members Hold Press Conference to Criticize Chicago Police

    You read that right. Gang members in the most violent city in the nation criticized the police for being ineffective in combating...gang violence.
  • Wisconsin court upholds GPS tracking by police

    05/10/2009 7:57:22 AM PDT · by mtrott · 95 replies · 3,637+ views ^ | May 7, 2009 | RYAN J. FOLEY
    MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin police can attach GPS to cars to secretly track anybody's movements without obtaining search warrants, an appeals court ruled Thursday. However, the District 4 Court of Appeals said it was "more than a little troubled" by that conclusion and asked Wisconsin lawmakers to regulate GPS use to protect against abuse by police and private individuals. As the law currently stands, the court said police can mount GPS on cars to track people without violating their constitutional rights -- even if the drivers aren't suspects. Officers do not need to get warrants beforehand because GPS tracking does...
  • Franklin County deputies accused of tampering with inmate's food (Columbus...Genital Alert)

    03/24/2009 10:25:13 AM PDT · by buccaneer81 · 14 replies · 3,501+ views
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | March 24, 2009 | Maureen Kocot
    Franklin County deputies accused of tampering with inmate's food Tuesday, March 24, 2009 7:40 AM THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Two deputies assigned to the Downtown Franklin County jail are being investigated after being accused of tampering with an inmate's food. According to sources at the jail, the deputies fed a sandwich to an inmate after having another inmate touch the sandwich with his penis. Sources also said that the deputies used a cell phone to take pictures of the incident. The Franklin County sheriff's office confirmed that the deputies are being investigated and have been reassigned to the control center, where...
  • "Bad Cops, Bad Cops" (statewide criminal probe of New York State Police launched)

    04/01/2008 1:29:22 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 9 replies · 171+ views
    Federal Review ^ | Tuesday, April 01, 2008
    Today's New York Post reports that new Governor David Paterson has authorized Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to launch a criminal probe into the New York State Police. The allegations to be investigated include illegal leaks of information statewide, politically motivated investigations and looking the other way while former Governor Eliot Spitzer repeatedly patronized high priced prostitutes. If this is how the state's police operate, no wonder Hillary has expressed interest in running for governor if her presidential bid fails.
  • 911 Call Adds Credibility to Claims

    12/14/2006 1:59:24 PM PST · by microgood · 4 replies · 561+ views
    First Coast News - Georgia State News ^ | Dec 13,2006 | Duffie Dixon
    ATLANTA, GA -- 11Alive News has obtained the tape of a 911 call that seems to lend credibility to an informant’s claims he was asked to lie about the shooting death of an elderly woman in northwest Atlanta. A day after narcotics officers served a search warrant at the home of Kathryn Johnston, and she was shot and killed, a man named Alexis White called 911 with some disturbing claims. 911: “How can I help you…” White: “Yes, I have two undercover officers chasing me. One of their names is Detective--“ 911: “Okay, sir, are they chasing you now?” White:...
  • Scottsdale revisits policy of not ticketing officers (Speed Cameras)

    07/24/2006 11:50:58 AM PDT · by elkfersupper · 23 replies · 1,928+ views
    East Valley (Phoenix) Tribune ^ | 7/23/06 | Ray Stern
    Scottsdale made a deal with the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and the Arizona Department of Public Safety in January to ignore their own speed violations snapped by the city’s pilot Loop 101 photo enforcement system. The arrangement meant sheriff’s office and DPS vehicles exceeding the posted 65 mph speed limit on Loop 101 received a free pass, even though in some cases police officials admitted the speeding might not have been justified. Some of the speeds recorded were significant, up to 117 mph. Since the high-profile camera system was turned on Jan. 22, city records show that 16 emergency vehicles...
  • LAPD's Gangster Cops Are Gone(If we could just get rid of MS13 & the other 100K gangsters in L.A.)

    07/23/2006 8:45:03 AM PDT · by kellynla · 11 replies · 1,257+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 23, 2006 | Heather MacDonald
    IT IS LONG PAST TIME to retire outdated stereotypes of the Los Angeles Police Department. Unfortunately, a recent blue-ribbon panel has given them new life. Police Chief William J. Bratton commissioned the Rampart Review Panel in 2003 to evaluate whether his department was still at risk for a corruption scandal like the Rampart gang-unit fiasco of 1999. Ignoring the radical changes in the department over the last four years, the panel, chaired by civil rights attorney Constance Rice, incorrectly concluded that it was. Worse, it recycled old chestnuts about a racially insensitive, overly aggressive LAPD that will only make the...