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  • Muslim NYPD cop killer told passers-by to watch

    12/21/2014 3:12:00 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 12/21/14 | Robert Spencer
    It’s hard to “strike terror into the hearts of the enemies of Allah” without an audience. “NYPD: Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch,” by Tom Hays, Associated Press, December 21, 2014: NEW YORK (AP) — The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, police said Sunday. Ismaaiyl Brinsley approached people on the street moments before opening fire and asked them to follow him...
  • Cop shot and killed near Tampa Bay, Florida

    12/21/2014 8:06:28 AM PST · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    CBS ^ | 12-21-14 | CBS
    TAMPA BAY, Florida - A police officer was shot and killed in Tarpon Springs, a coastal town a few miles northwest of Tampa Bay. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and the Tarpon Springs Police Department are investigating, reports CBS affiliate WTSP in Tampa. The shooting occurred around 3 a.m. on December 21, on Grand Boulevard in Tarpon Springs. The suspect in the shooting is in custody. Police were originally called out for a noise ordinance complaint as the suspect was banging on residential doors, WTSP reports. When police arrived the suspect shot one of the officers and then attempted to...
  • Police officer shot, killed Tarpon Springs FL

    12/21/2014 4:35:15 AM PST · by NautiNurse · 67 replies
    Bay News 9 ^ | 21 December 2014 | Staff
    TARPON SPRINGS -- A police officer was shot and killed overnight in Tarpon Springs, and a suspect has been taken into custody, authorities said.The shooting happened at 3 a.m. at or near 199 Grand Boulevard, a few blocks from the city's Sponge Docks. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and Tarpon Springs Police Department are investigating. Authorities haven't said whether there are any other injuries or identified the officer or suspect. No other information has been released. The sheriff's office said it will provide more details at a news conference this morning. Bay News 9 will carry the news conference live.
  • Cop charged with choking and beating a HOSPITAL PATIENT

    12/20/2014 2:04:31 PM PST · by Teotwawki · 55 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | December 20 2014 | Kieran Corcoran
    Full title: Cop charged with choking and beating a HOSPITAL PATIENT - after he tried to claim the victim attacked him but was caught on video A San Francisco sheriff's deputy allegedly choked and beat a hospital patient who walked with a cane - then lied on the police report to cover his tracks. Michael Lewelling, 33, was accused of approaching a sleeping man as he started to wake up, knocking away his walking cane, grabbing his neck, then arresting him. He then filed a police report claiming that the man started the fight by attacking him with the cane,...
  • VIDEO: VICTORIA POLICE OFFICER CAUGHT TASERING ELDERLY MAN

    12/17/2014 7:05:11 AM PST · by servo1969 · 54 replies
    abc13.com ^ | 12-16-2014 | abc13.com
    VICTORIA, TX -- A Victoria police officer has been placed on administrative duty after his dashboard camera caught him Tasering an elderly man. In the video obtained by the Victoria Advocate, Officer Nathanial Robinson is seen arresting 76-year-old Pete Vasquez, when he suddenly throws Vasquez onto the hood of the car, pulls him to the ground and Tasers him. Vasquez said the cop acted more like a pit bull than a police officer. "I turn around and he pulled that Taser and he shot me with it, and you know it looked like he's enjoying that," Vasquez said.
  • Police To Mayor De Blasio: Stay Away From Our Funerals

    12/14/2014 6:22:53 PM PST · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 12-14-2014 | Jim Hoft
    The New York City Police are asking Mayor Bill DeBlasio and Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to stay away from their funerals should they be killed in the line of duty.This comes after the Democratic mayor smeared the police after the Eric Garner grand jury decision. The New York Post reported: Not over their dead bodies. ​ Cops are warning Mayor de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa ​Mark-​Viverito to stay away from their funerals should they be ​killed in the line of duty.The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association distributed a flier to members, blaring: “DON’T LET THEM INSULT YOUR SACRIFICE!” Cops were encouraged to...
  • White ex-cop charged in killing of black man in SC

    12/06/2014 4:52:30 AM PST · by Bettyprob · 24 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | Dec. 4, 2014 | Meg Kinnard
    ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — A white former police chief here was indicted on murder charges in the 2011 shooting death of an unarmed black man after an argument, a case that instantly drew comparisons to the Ferguson shooting and the chokehold death in New York. The indictment of Richard Combs, the former chief and sole officer in the small town of Eutawville (YOO'-tah-vihl), was released Thursday. He faces 30 years to life in prison if convicted in the death of Bernard Bailey. Combs' lawyer accused prosecutors of taking advantage of national outrage toward police and the justice system to get...
  • The unlikely friendship between a cop and a 73-year-old widow

    12/04/2014 9:09:55 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 15 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12-4-14 | Alexandra Klausner
    When an off-duty officer from Texas visited an older woman during a well-being check, she never imagined they'd for a lasting friendship and that he'd be helping her shop for Thanksgiving groceries six-months later Officer John Holder of the DeSoto Police Department helped 73-year-old Dorothy Shepard brave the Thanksgiving shopping crowds at a Walmart store in DeSoto and a shopper managed to snap a heartwarming photo of the unlikely pair. The police department posted the photo on their Facebook page and over 700 people liked the photo and just days later they were interviewed by WFAA-8.
  • Video: New York State Officer Appears to Slap Man Who Didn’t Want Car Searched

    11/10/2014 9:28:20 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    slate ^ | 11/9/14 | Daniel Politi
    In what appears to be yet another example of how police officers can get aggressive if they don’t realize there’s a camera on them, an upstate New York sheriff’s deputy was suspended without pay after a video went viral that appears to show him slapping a young man. A Saratoga County sheriff’s sergeant is seen quickly losing patience with Colin Fitch, who did not want his car searched. It was all caught on camera by a friend, Adam Roberts, according to Photography is Not a Crime. The 48-year-old Sgt. Shawn R. Glans, who has been a police officer for 27...
  • Heroic boxing coach adopts two brothers learning they were in squalid conditions

    11/06/2014 2:36:46 PM PST · by CorporateStepsister · 12 replies
    MailOnline ^ | 6 November 2014 | Lydia Warren
    He's a city cop by day - but by night, Detective Jack Mook is working on his toughest case yet. Mook, a Gulf War veteran who also teaches boxing to Pittsburgh-area kids, fostered two of his young students after learning they were living in abusive conditions with a foster family. And now after two years, Mook and the boys, 11-year-old Jessee and his 15-year-old brother Josh, have finally become a legal family - after Mook adopted them in September. It means the bachelor, 45, is now adapting to a new routine of homework and healthy meals.
  • Cop gives up trying to pull over bully bikers

    10/24/2014 9:45:55 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 41 replies
    ny post ^ | october 23, 2014
    Officials are looking for who shot video of a group of motorcycle riders alternately taunting and ignoring an officer trying to pull them over while they pop their front wheels in the air and weave on a Northern California highway. The confrontation earlier this month on Interstate 680 in Milpitas was filmed by one of the riders, who approaches the California Highway Patrol officer and motions for him to go away. The officer pulls ahead, and the motorcyclist waves goodbye as another rider puts a fist in the air.
  • Chicago man dead, 2 others charged in Indianapolis robbery

    10/20/2014 7:24:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | October 20, 2014
    A Chicago man was shot dead by police during a Saturday robbery in Indianapolis, and two of his accomplices will face numerous charges, officials said.. Police shot Terrell Lucas, 22, during a robbery Saturday night at a GameStop store on South East Street in Indianapolis, police said.
  • KMOV reports another officer shot on I-70; highway chaos as police and helicopters descend;

    09/27/2014 11:38:19 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 53 replies
    twitchy ^ | 28-sept-2014 | twitchy
    News 4 has confirmed a St. Louis City officer has been shot along I-70. We're working for more details. Traffic is shut down at I-170
  • BREAKING: Reports of police officer shot in Ferguson, Missouri

    09/27/2014 8:00:11 PM PDT · by OL Hickory · 298 replies
    twitchy ^ | 27-sept-2014 | twitchy
    Listening to the police scanner to get any sort of confirmation of the reports coming out of Ferguson about a cop being shot.
  • NAACP To Host “How To Stay Alive When Stopped By A Cop” Forum

    09/15/2014 7:33:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    CBS Atlanta ^ | 9/15/14 | Maria Boynton
    In the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the Atlanta NAACP will begin hosting forum. (snip) Atlanta NAACP President Dr. R.L. White says, “Most of the cops, are good cops but every once in a while one in a basket can spoil the whole thing.” And White says when young black males inadvertently run into one of those cops and they show any kind of temper, “the cop gets angry and thinks he has the right to shoot them or demean them in any way that he can.” White adding,
  • Attorney and Cop Scuffle after Traffic Stop (video)

    08/26/2014 8:41:13 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 6-29-2014 | YouTube.com
    ST. ALBANS (VT) — Police video and documents provided to the St. Albans Messenger show how an ordinary traffic stop last week degenerated into a physical altercation, which further disintegrated into the use of ethnic and homophobic slurs. Local attorney Peter J.R. Martin, 74, was stopped by Officer Mike Malinowski of the St. Albans Police Dept. (SAPD) Thursday, June 12, at 5:30 p.m. for having tinted windows, which are not legal in Vermont. The incident occurred on Lake Road near Cherry Street at St. Albans Bay. Martin was subsequently charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. He has pleaded not...
  • Investigations launched into multiple Taser use on helpless man

    08/25/2014 7:12:54 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 23 replies
    Rapid City Journal ^ | 8-19-2014 | Jim Stasiowski
    When an Oglala Sioux Tribal police officer used her Taser several times on a man lying helpless on the ground in Manderson on Friday afternoon, she was trying to get the man "to wake up and stand up," Ron Duke, chief of the OST Department of Public Safety, said Monday. The man, Duke said, was "lying on the ground, probably passed out, clearly intoxicated." The incident was caught on camera by a passerby who taped the officer repeatedly zapping the man who appears to never resist, defend himself or make any threatening moves. An expert in Tasers said using the...
  • An Innocent White Man in Utah, the Press Was Silent

    08/22/2014 9:15:13 PM PDT · by Understand the stimulus · 19 replies
    freedomoutpost.com ^ | August 21, 2014 | Dean Garrison
    When a Black Cop Killed an Innocent White Man in Utah, the Press Was Silent Dean Garrison August 21, 2014 Does the media intentionally stir up racial hatred? Is it part of their agenda? Is it because blacks in Ferguson rioted and looted while whites in Salt Lake City have remained calm? America needs to find answers, because this racial divide is moronic. We are all "Americans," and not "African-Americans," or "Asian-Americans," or "Redneck-Americans," or anything else. We are Americans first, and we need to remember that. It is OK to love and celebrate your heritage. It is not OK...
  • Michael Brown’s Mother: No Peace Possible Until Police Officer Darren Wilson Is Arrested (Video)

    08/18/2014 9:50:30 AM PDT · by Nachum · 57 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/18/14 | Jim Hoft
    Michael Brown’s mother, Lesley McSpadden, was on Good Morning America Monday to discuss the violence in Ferguson, Missouri. She said there can be no peace until Officer Darren Wilson is arrested for shooting her son. Robin Roberts: How can peace be restored, Maam? Lesley McSpadden: Justice. Robin Roberts: And, what is justice to you? Lesley McSpadden: Being fair. Arresting this man and making him accountable for his actions.
  • Cop being ZIMMERMANNED?

    08/18/2014 5:23:22 AM PDT · by 2harddrive · 14 replies
    Vanity | Vanity
    What do you say to the concept that they are trying to Zimmerman the Ferguson cop? That he in fact is being ZIMMERMANNED??
  • A Cop Is Killed Every 58 Hours

    08/15/2014 5:05:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 185 replies
    National Review ^ | 08/15/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    If you’ve been watching cable news, reading Hollywood celebrities’ tweets, and listening to race-hustling opportunists, you might think that every police officer in America has a finger on the trigger, hunting for any excuse to gun down defenseless youths. This hysterical nonsense must be stopped. The Cirque du Cop-Bashing, with Al Sharpton as ringmaster, is working overtime to exploit the deadly incident in Ferguson, Mo. That means stoking anti–law enforcement fires at all costs. Are there bad cops? Yes. Does the police state go overboard sometimes? Yes. Do the demagogues decrying systemic racism and braying about “assassinations” know what happened...
  • Officer videotaped criticizing Obama resigns (“if he doesn’t follow the Constitution” etc.)

    08/07/2014 1:00:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 7, 2014 3:41 PM EDT
    A New Jersey police officer under investigation after he was videotaped making disparaging comments about President Barack Obama and the Constitution has resigned. Part-time Officer Richard Recine was called to the Helmetta town hall Monday because resident Steve Wronko was seen videotaping inside. …
  • Widow of man shot in theater ‘for texting’ hits out at judge after ‘shooter’ released

    07/13/2014 10:21:09 AM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 260 replies
    UK DailyMail online ^ | 11 July 2014 | By ALEX GREIG and SNEJANA FARBEROV
    Bail was set at $150,000 for the release of Curtis Reeves, 71, accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Chad Oulson, 43 Appeals court ruled that a district judge may have made an error by failing to set bail for Reeves Reeves shot and killed Oulson at a movie theater in January after a dispute over text messaging The former police captain must stay home, wear an ankle monitor, surrender his guns and avoid contact with victim's widow 'We are flooded, we are devastated,' said lawyer representing Nicole Oulson after news of Reeves' impending release
  • Former cop, camp leader charged with child porn possession

    07/05/2014 8:36:35 AM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Joseph Ruzich
    A 63-year-old Romeoville man who authorities say was a police officer and church camp leader was charged today with the distribution of child pornography. Miguel Luna, of the 500 block of North Frieh Drive, was charged with one count of dissemination of child pornography and two counts of possession of child pornography, according to the Will County State’s Attorney’s office. Bail was set at $500,000 this afternoon for Luna, who was ordered not to have unsupervised contact with anyone under 18. He also was ordered to surrender his passport.
  • ‘Cannibal Cop’ expected to be freed if conviction is overturned

    07/01/2014 3:17:08 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 1, 2014 | Joe Tacopino
    In a stunning reversal, infamous Cannibal Cop Gilberto Valle will likely have his conviction for a bizarre kidnapping conspiracy scheme overturned on Tuesday after a judge decided to revoke the guilty verdict in the flesh-eating fetish plot, a source said. The disgraced NYPD veteran, who was convicted of hatching a “heinous” plan to cook, kill, and eat several women — including his own wife — was facing life in prison for the crime. But Valle will likely have the major charge of conspiracy overturned and the sentence vacated with only a misdemeanor charge of using police computers to track down...
  • Trucker Pulls COP Over For Speeding and Talking On His Cellphone (Video)

    06/29/2014 9:17:14 AM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 15 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 06-29-2014 | TRN
    Man bites dog! This one is an instant classic. Cop tries denying it at first... but ultimately gives in and admits. Make sure to watch until the comment at the end. WATCH:
  • Vermont woman shown on video cutting cop’s throat with knife acquitted of attempted murder

    06/03/2014 1:35:00 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 40 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | 06-03-2014 | Philip Caulfield
    A Vermont woman who sneaked up behind a police officer while under arrest and allegedly tried to slit his throat with a knife was found not guilty of attempted murder. Jennifer Berube, 40, was acquitted of attempted second-degree murder and a lesser charge of attempted aggravated assault on Friday by a jury in Rutland, a city in western Vermont about 60 miles south of Burlington. Surveillance footage from inside the station house showed Berube grabbing Nguyen by the neck with a 2-inch blade in her hand before getting overpowered by several other officers. Nguyen suffered a cut near his jugular...
  • Texas officer who shot armed 93-year-old fired

    05/10/2014 4:20:01 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 112 replies
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 05-10-2014 | The Associated Press
    HEARNE, Texas (AP) — Officials in a small Central Texas town voted Saturday to fire a police officer who shot and killed an armed 93-year-old woman during a confrontation at her home. The city council's unanimous vote to dismiss Officer Stephen Stem came after a meeting that lasted less than 30 minutes, KBTX-TV reported.
  • New York Won’t Name Street After Cop to Avoid Offending Muslims

    04/21/2014 3:50:13 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 23 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | 04/21/2014 | by Daniel Greenfield
    --snip-- A plan to honor a Harlem cop killed by Nation of Islam radicals is drowning under a flood of racial tensions created more than four decades ago, but no one wants to throw it a lifeline — not even the NYPD’s new top cop. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is distancing himself from the controversial push to get the street in front of the 28th Precinct renamed in honor of Officer Phillip Cardillo, who was shot and killed inside a mosque run by Louis Farrakhan in 1972 — noting that the community should make the final decision.
  • Sheriff’s Deputy Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself In Leg

    04/19/2014 12:46:30 PM PDT · by gitmo · 23 replies
    CBS LA ^ | April 16, 2014 5:01 PM | N/A
    A Riverside County sheriff’s deputy was hospitalized Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the leg when a large dog approached him at a Riverside home.
  • Ex NYPD Cop: We Used to Call Sharpton ‘The Fat Rat’

    04/09/2014 7:25:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 24 replies
    free beacon ^ | 4/9/14 | Washington Free Beacon Staff
    Former NYPD detective Bo Dietl told Sean Hannity Al Sharpton’s contention that he did not know he was an FBI informant in the 1980s is “a lot of baloney.” Sharpton fiercely maintained in a press conference earlier today that he was not a “rat” following revelations Sharpton attempted to buy cocaine from an undercover FBI agent. Dietl, speaking Tuesday evening on Fox News, revealed the NYPD had a special nickname for Sharpton after the current MSNBC host became an informant: BO DIETL: There was a lot of involvement with the music industry at that time that Al was involved in....
  • Riot Cop Violently Blindsides Girl On Street

    03/31/2014 3:49:33 PM PDT · by TheProducer · 185 replies
    A video uploaded by a Phoebe Landolt shows a riot cop assaulting a girl standing on the street. Police had been called in to quell a student riot in Arizona after the Wildcats lost their game to Wisconsin. The girl in the video did not appear to be rioting or causing a scene, but the officer can be clearly viewed charging her and knocking her over for apparently no reason.
  • Probe launched into fireman handcuffed during call (Louisiana)

    03/29/2014 9:20:42 PM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 37 replies
    WBRZ.com ^ | March 26, 2014 | Chris Nakamoto
    Less than 24 hours after the News 2 Investigative Unit aired a story about a fireman getting handcuffed during a 911 call, the State Fire Marshal's Office launched an investigation into the incident. It happened Monday night in the 100 block of Cherry Street. According to witnesses, a firefighter rendering aid during a medical call was asked to move his fire truck. The fire truck had flashing lights turned on and was parked on the side of the street. When he refused, a New Roads Police officer handcuffed and detained the fireman. (snip) Initially, New Roads Police Chief Kevin McDonald...
  • 'I blew her head off... that was awesome!' Devastated family claims cop shot their beloved dog

    03/25/2014 12:25:05 PM PDT · by Teotwawki · 86 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | March 25, 2014 | Lydia Warren
    A police officer shot dead a beloved family dog and then called the killing 'awesome', the animal's family has claimed. Sarah Brown, from Ardmore, Oklahoma, said she is devastated after her beloved pit bull Cali was gunned down by officer Brice Woolley after it hopped over their garden fence last Wednesday. Other members of the community are now joining her as she calls for justice and demands the officer to be fired. Officers with the Ardmore Police Department said they had received several complaints about the dog acting aggressively and headed to the scene, arriving before animal control...[snip]...Brown, who did...
  • MY EMAIL TO THE WALTON COUNTY SHERIFF.

    03/14/2014 12:46:26 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 45 replies
    Vanity ^ | March 14, 2014 | Dick Bachert
    Briefly, here's the story from the owner's neighbor. A Walton County Sheriff's deputy shot my friends dog last night while the dog was in his own yard. The officer said he shot him because "he had that look". This was one of the sweetest dogs ever...a big clumsy pup that would lick your face off. Yes he was a blue nose pit bull but he was a PUPPY who loves to play and chew stuff up! The dog actually belonged to Taylor, a 5 year old little girl...now COMPLETELY broken hearted, not to mention confused because a policeman, someone she...
  • Vet: Conn. Cop said 'I cannot wait to get the order to kick your door in

    03/10/2014 7:08:06 AM PDT · by Nachum · 75 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 3/10/14 | Joe Newby
    John Cinque, a Navy veteran who told Connecticut lawmakers last year he would not comply with the state's new gun control law, told Connecticut gubernatorial candidate Joe Visconti that a Branford police officer said he couldn't "wait to get the order to kick your door in," Freedom Outpost reported Saturday, citing a YouTube video posted Friday. "I live in Branford, and his words straight out were 'I cannot wait to get the order to kick your door in,'" he told Visconti. Freedom Outpost's Tim Brown said Cinque provided the name of the officer in the incident, and posted a screenshot...
  • Connecticut halts plans to round up firearms after finding most cops in the state are on the list

    03/08/2014 4:01:57 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 33 replies
    CALLTHE COPS.NET ^ | March 06,2014 | CALLTHE COPS.NET
    Connecticut halts plans to round up firearms after finding most cops in the state are on the list Connecticut has been making news due to their hastily passed gun registration laws. According to some sources as few as 15% of gun owners have actually registered their firearms. News Blogs have been warning state officials are talking about mass confiscations of the unregistered firearms. Plans for these confiscations hit a snag when a legislative intern dared to ask a question. “Who will be going door to door to take all the guns away?” asked the 21-year-old college senior. Reportedly multiple people...
  • Unbelievable: Cop who wrongly killed teen had history of blunders, was fired from last job as cop

    03/06/2014 4:58:30 PM PST · by servo1969 · 57 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 3-6-2014 | Robby Soave
    The Euharlee, Georgia police officer who shot and killed a teenager because she wrongly thought he was holding a gun had made a similar mistake in the past, and was fired from her previous job as a police officer as part of long history of blunders and poor job performance. When 17-year-old Christopher Roupe answered the door at his home on the night of February 17, officer Beth Gatny opened fire on him. Gatny, who was there to serve a warrant on Roupe’s father, had thought the teenager was holding a gun. Lawyers for the Roupe family say the kid...
  • Cop tells student filming him: ‘You just lost your free speech rights!’ [VIDEO]

    02/27/2014 6:47:27 AM PST · by servo1969 · 62 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 2-27-2014 | Robby Soave
    A chilling video of Maryland police silencing an innocent student who was recording the arrests of two other people has civil libertarians outraged. The arrests were made at night on the streets of Towson, Maryland. A University of Maryland-Baltimore County student who witnessed the arrests decided to record them using his cell phone. The student, 21-year-old Sergio Gutierrez, was soon approached by officers who objected — wrongly — to his actions. Gutierrez repeatedly told the officers that he knew he had the right to film them, but the cops were prepared to use any excuse to shut him down. First...
  • Ex-Chesapeake cop guilty of shaking down prostitutes

    02/23/2014 6:41:02 AM PST · by csvset · 14 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | February 21, 2014 | Scott Daugherty
    CHESAPEAKE A former police officer pleaded guilty Thursday to shaking down three prostitutes – stealing more than $3,000 in the process. Michael Mobley, 29, was convicted under a plea agreement of two counts of misdemeanor embezzlement. He faces up to two years in jail and $5,000 in fines when he’s sentenced June 2 in Circuit Court. “This is a sad day,” police Chief Kelvin Wright said outside the courtroom. “It’s painful to see one of our own went astray.” Mobley resigned Thursday before his hearing. He and his attorney, Hugh E. Black III, declined to comment. According to prosecutors, Mobley...
  • 'I can't believe I've been shot': Last words of man killed by retired police captain (truncated)

    01/14/2014 2:04:00 PM PST · by centurion316 · 289 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | January 13, 2014 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A 43-year-old father was shot dead by a retired cop in a Florida cinema after a row about him texting his three-year-old daughter as they waited for the movie to start, witnesses said. Chad Oulson was shot in front of his wife and horrified movie-goers during an argument with 71-year-old Curtis Reeves. The victim's wife, Nicole, was injured in the shooting after holding her hands out to try to shield Mr Oulson during the confrontation at a movie theater near Tampa on Monday. After Reeves fired at his chest the victim was heard saying: 'I can't believe I got shot',...
  • “We don’t have time for this”: Cop allegedly kills NC teen who was already tased and restrained

    01/08/2014 7:37:45 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/08/2014 | AllahPundit
    Via Ace and Bearing Arms, I missed this yesterday but it deserves some belated attention. The victim, Keith Vidal, was schizophrenic, weighed 90 pounds, had already been tased, and reportedly was being held down by two officers when the shooting happened. He was armed with a “tiny screwdriver,” according to his family.His dad claims that one cop said “we don’t have time for this” right before the kid was shot dead on the floor. According to the report, the first unit on scene was a Boiling Spring Lakes officer who arrived at 12:34 p.m. He was joined shortly after by...
  • Man Arrested For Trying to Pick Up His Kids From School (Cumberland County, Tennessee)

    11/19/2013 2:00:23 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 34 replies
    Youtube ^ | November 19, 2013 | Youtube
    A father attempts to pick his children up from school by foot which triggers an explosive reaction from the overseeing officer who is enforcing a new car pick-up policy. Jim Howe, the father, is arrested for disorderly conduct for no clear reason and has filed a lawsuit. “I’m not raising my voice, I’m not confrontational, I want my kids,” Jim Howe said prior to the arrest. “You don’t need a reason as a parent to go get your children. They are our children,” says Howe.
  • Shocking moment woman shoved face-first into a concrete jail cell bench by cop (Warning: Graphic)

    10/12/2013 3:46:18 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 61 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 10-10-2013 | Daily Mail Reporter
    A woman is suing a police officer and the town of Skokie, Illinois, after she was seriously injured when a cop threw her into a jail cell face-first following a drunk driving arrest. Cassandra Feuerstein, 47, claims in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday, that excessive force was used in the incident and that she needed reconstructive surgery to 'replace the bones that had been shattered' after being pushed into the cell on March 10. The video of the incident clearly shows the 47-year-old being roughly shoved into the cell by an officer, who was later identified as Michael Hart....
  • Off-duty cop fired gun at driver who irritated him

    10/07/2013 10:38:29 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 24 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10-7-2013 | Robby Soave
    An off-duty federal officer who fired his gun at a car that cut him off has a history of aggressive behavior, according to news reports. Angel Echevarria, an officer with the Department of Homeland Security, was recently arrested and charged with aggressive assault and shooting into an occupied vehicle in Boca Raton, Fla. after opening fire on a red Toyota that had committed a traffic infraction. According to the arrest affidavit, Echevarria claimed he was trying to shoot the tires of the Toyota to prevent it from fleeing the scene. But authorities concluded that too much time has elapsed between...
  • Off-duty cop fired gun at driver who irritated him

    10/07/2013 10:36:14 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 3 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10-7-2013 | Robby Soave
    An off-duty federal officer who fired his gun at a car that cut him off has a history of aggressive behavior, according to news reports. Angel Echevarria, an officer with the Department of Homeland Security, was recently arrested and charged with aggressive assault and shooting into an occupied vehicle in Boca Raton, Fla. after opening fire on a red Toyota that had committed a traffic infraction. According to the arrest affidavit, Echevarria claimed he was trying to shoot the tires of the Toyota to prevent it from fleeing the scene. But authorities concluded that too much time has elapsed between...
  • Last Decent Cop (my title)

    08/23/2013 4:25:34 AM PDT · by Revelation 911 · 2 replies
    break.com ^ | 8/22/13 | unknown
    the mans success is his respect - its a two way street
  • Cop cardboard cutout used to cut crime at Massachusetts transportation hub

    08/07/2013 9:20:07 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug 6, 2013
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    05/13/2013 7:09:16 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 81 replies
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