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  • Once again, violence in Phoenix involving criminal illegals

    05/08/2010 7:46:08 PM PDT · by StevePhoenix · 44 replies · 1,717+ views ^ | May 08, 2010 |
    Once again a violent crime - the murder of another Hispanic male in Phoenix -- and once again, another illegal alien attempts to kills Phoenix cops.
  • Officer shot and killed in St. Paul; one suspect down, other at large

    05/01/2010 10:45:46 AM PDT · by blueyon · 5 replies · 887+ views
    twin ciries . com ^ | 5/01/10 | Mara H. Gottfried
    A Maplewood police officer was shot and killed in St. Paul this morning, and a suspect was shot during the manhunt on the city's East Side. An officer said over his radio about 10:30 a.m. that he'd shot one of the suspects. The officer was not injured, St. Paul police spokesman Sgt. Paul Schnell said. Witnesses said the suspect was killed at the intersection of Ivy Avenue and Etna Street, though Schnell would not confirm that. The suspect's body was reportedy lying in Etna Street. The search continues for a second suspect, Schnell said. Police officers from several agencies have...
  • Hamilton Police shooting video

    04/23/2010 11:21:15 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 42 replies · 2,190+ views
    Billings Gazette ^ | April 14, 2010 | Will Moss
    Dashboard video from a January traffic stop in Hamilton that ended in gunfire. A jury ruled on April 13, 2010 that Hamilton Police Officer Ross Jessop was justified in shooting Raymond Thane Davis. one lucky cop
  • Altamonte (Springs, FL)cop lost thumb drive with secret data

    03/02/2010 12:16:50 PM PST · by greatdefender · 7 replies · 328+ views
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | March 2, 2010 | Anika Myers Palm
    Authorities are investigating after an Altamonte Springs police officer lost a computer thumb drive with information about confidential informants. The police chief is reviewing the situation and will determine whether there is an official investigation into the actions of the officer, whom the department declines to identify because he works undercover. Each person whose name was on the lost drive will receive a phone call or visit to inform them of the situation, said Altamonte police Lt. Darin Farber. The loss of the thumb drive is just the latest high-profile embarrassment for the department. Another officer – identified by television...
  • Pittsburgh's Dancing Cop: R.I.P.

    02/01/2010 10:24:55 AM PST · by NYer · 9 replies · 648+ views
    cmr ^ | January 31, 2010 | Patrick Archbold
    I think that anyone over the age of forty remembers Vic Cianca even if you don't know it. Vic Cianca was that traffic directing cop from Pittsburgh who did all those crazy and entertaining moves. Cianca's moves became famous in 1964 when Alan Funt surreptitiously filmed him for Candid Camera. Cianca passed away January 24th at the age of 91. May he rest in peace. What people who remember him may not know is that Vic Cianca was a man of faith, a Catholic, and his famous routine developed from the sign of the cross. His son, the Rev....
  • Northern NJ police officer shot

    01/30/2010 5:38:59 PM PST · by ml/nj · 6 replies · 1,219+ views ^ | Jan 30, 2010
    A prosecutor's spokeswoman says a police officer has been shot and critically wounded in northern New Jersey. Fairfield police aren't releasing the officer's name or any details about the shooting to The Associated Press. A police dispatcher tells The Record of Bergen County that the shooting happened near police headquarters. Essex County Prosecutor's Office spokeswoman Charlotte Smith says the officer was critically wounded and has been airlifted to University Hospital in Newark.
  • Man Bites Off Cop's Nipple

    01/19/2010 3:35:31 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies · 841+ views
    Some situations are nail-biters. This one's a nipple-biter. An off-duty cop was allegedly bitten in the chest outside a Gold Coast bar Sunday night, police said. At about 9:30 p.m., Fernando Cooper, 31, and an off-duty officer got into a physical confrontation outside Gibson's Bar and Steakhouse, the Sun-Times reports.
  • Warwick Township Cop Assaults, Kidnaps and Imprisons Me Over My Request for Business Card

    01/11/2010 9:00:29 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 30 replies · 1,946+ views
    networked blogs ^ | Jan 11, 2010 | swampsniper
    So I was out at lunch with classmates from a pistol instructor course this afternoon. As usual, I open carried my Glock 23. I ordered a sausage parm sandwich and was filling up my 20 oz soda from the fountain when the guy in the next booth turned and asked if I was from around here. Yes, I answered. Did he know me from somewhere? No. This was getting creepy. I didn’t answer him. Who ARE you?” Then: “Who ARE you?” Has a complete stranger ever asked you such an open-ended and personal question? It was a first for me....
  • Seattle cop slayings do not invalidate the idea of armed self-defense

    12/03/2009 6:28:18 AM PST · by marktwain · 20 replies · 839+ views
    Cleveland Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 2 December, 2009 | Daniel White
    Most of you will have heard by now about cop killer Maurice Clemmons and the slaying of four Seattle-area police officers this past Sunday as well as his violent end Tuesday following an alleged attempt at killing another police officer. If not, you can read what Dave Workman, Howard Nemerov, and John Longenecker have written. To recap, Clemmons stormed into a Seattle-area coffee shop and shot and killed four police officers who were working on their paperwork. He was later confronted by officer Benjamin Kelly who approached his stolen car. When Clemmons allegedly refused to comply with Kelly's orders to...

    12/02/2009 3:23:20 PM PST · by TheFreedomPoster · 39 replies · 1,375+ views
    THE FREEDOM POST ^ | December 2, 2009 | Governor Mike Huckabee
    The senseless and savage slaying of 4 police officers in Lakewood, Washington has raised many questions as to why the alleged murderer was even on the streets. My name has figured prominently in many of the stories because I commuted his 108 year sentence to a term of 47 years back in 2000. I take full responsibility for my decision then. Unfortunately, many of my fellow conservatives don’t seem to want to take responsibility for the facts surrounding the case. The Maurice Clemmons presented in a commutation request in the year 2000 was much different than the one who is...
  • Armed Robbery of Pizza Shop while Policeman present (Pulp Fiction redux)

    11/24/2009 9:29:36 AM PST · by DCBryan1 · 100 replies · 3,517+ views
    Police beat ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE Two gunmen rob Razorback Pizza Two men armed with handguns robbed Razorback Pizza in southwest Little Rock late Sunday, forcing people to the floor before taking money from the register, safe, employees and customers and firing shots randomly as they ran away. No one was injured. The men walked into the restaurant at 10900 Stagecoach Road not long after 9:30 p.m. showing their weapons, police said. They ordered customers and employees to put their personal belongings — wallets, cell phones and other items — into bags. The gunmen then forced the customers from the bar into...
  • Woman: Cop spanked me

    11/04/2009 11:46:59 AM PST · by greatdefender · 43 replies · 2,653+ views
    KSN 3 ^ | 4 NOV 2009
    ORLANDO, Florida (NBC) -- A woman who said she had her pants pulled down before being spanked more than one dozen times by an Ocoee Police Department sergeant plans to attend an upcoming court hearing and hopes to speak to a judge. The 29-year-old victim said she is outraged that her accused attacker, former Ocoee police Sgt. Tom Maroney, is seeking leniency in court. Maroney made a deal in court nine months ago that reduced the charge to battery, gave up his police license and was sentenced to one year of probation. Maroney is now asking a judge to remove...
  • New Film About Mumia Abu-Jamal Makes A Case That He Set Out To Deliberately Kill a Cop

    11/02/2009 11:43:18 AM PST · by Starman417 · 19 replies · 687+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 11-02-09 | Curt
    Tigre Hill is a one man machine who has something to say about the cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. He is currently editing a documentary that will be released soon that many should see. Here is the trailer: [VIDEO AT SITE] And a good article by Amy S. Rosenberg from about Hill and his movie: Tigre Hill has only released the trailer to his film, The Barrel of a Gun, but already Mumia Inc. has begun mobilizing against him. At 57th and Christian Streets, over an offering of rice and beans and salad prepared by her grandchildren, Pam Africa labels...
  • Obama hits out at climate 'naysayers'

    10/23/2009 9:49:10 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 94 replies · 3,154+ views
    AFP ^ | Oct. 23, 2009
    US President Barack Obama on Friday hit out at naysayers he blamed for peddling "cynical" claims that global warming is a myth to derail a landmark climate change bill in Congress. Obama warned that the closer the Senate came to passing legislation which has already cleared the House of Representatives, the more opponents would resort to underhand tactics. "The naysayers, the folks who would pretend that this is not an issue, they are being marginalized," Obama warned in a speech at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. "But I think it's important to understand that the closer we get, the harder...
  • Climate Treaty Will Create World Government Dictatorship

    10/23/2009 7:39:28 AM PDT · by myknowledge · 19 replies · 994+ views ^ | October 20, 2009
    ...and Distribute Wealth From Developed Countries to 3rd World Nations. The Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations will hold their 15th conference on climate change through December 7-18th. At the conference, globalists like Obama will sign the ‘Copenhagen Climate Change Treaty’ that will replace the Kyoto treaty that is set to expire in 2012. Lord Christopher Monckton, the man who warned many this week of the treaty appeared on Glenn Beck’s radio program, he makes it clear that the treaty will create a World Government Dictatorship that will have complete authority over all nations by intervening in...
  • U.S. sovereignty and the Climate Summit

    10/21/2009 3:54:32 AM PDT · by Scanian · 7 replies · 565+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2009 | James Simpson
    Not content with his humiliation at Copenhagen this past September, President Obama will be traveling again to the Danish capital in December to attend the U.N. COP15 Climate Change Conference. This agreement would commit the United States to punitive and expensive greenhouse gas regulations dictated by the United Nations without recourse. COP stands for "Conference of the Parties" and the December Copenhagen conference will be the 15th under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), hence COP15. According to their website, it will be one of the largest conferences ever held outside the New York or Geneva headquarters,...
  • Cop Who Beat Student for Untucked Shirt Jailed on Rape Charges

    10/10/2009 7:23:53 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 54 replies · 3,174+ views
    Photography is Not a Crime ^ | 10/09/2009 | Carlos Miller
    The suburban Chicago cop who was caught on video beating a 15-year-old student for refusing to tuck his shirt last May is being accused of raping a woman while holding a pillow over her face. He also killed his ex-wife’s new husband last year by shooting him 24 times in front of their children while he was a cop for another suburban police department. He was suspended for that incident and eventually found work with the Dolton Police Department, where he ended up beating the special needs student who weighed only 140 pounds, breaking his nose and lacerating his face....
  • Police: Woman tried to burn officer's home

    09/18/2009 5:35:24 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 16 replies · 758+ views
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | September 18, 2009 | PAULA TRACY AND PAT GROSSMITH
    LACONIA – Police said a Laconia woman obsessed with a city police officer attempted to set fire to his house while his family was sleeping. Bail was set at $100,000 cash yesterday for Patricia Halsey-Carter, 41, of 33 Avery St., who works at the local Dunkin' Donuts. She is charged with four counts of arson, violation and contempt of a protective order and criminal mischief.
  • Gay Cop Profiled Illegal Aliens for Molestation (Video)

    08/10/2009 5:37:41 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 10 replies · 1,016+ views ^ | August 10, 2009 | WSVN (via youtube)
    Gay Cop Profiled Illegal Aliens for Molestation
  • Deputy accused of sexual abuse was fighter for gay rights (gay cop targeted immigrants)

    08/05/2009 5:24:16 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 19 replies · 1,440+ views ^ | 7:38 PM EDT, August 4, 2009 | By Ihosvani Rodriguez Juan Ortega and Joel Marino
    FORT LAUDERDALE - To the South Florida gay community, Jonathan Bleiweiss was a pioneering, openly gay Broward sheriff's deputy who fought discrimination within that agency earlier in his career. But court documents released Tuesday portray Bleiweiss, 29, as a manipulative sex offender who preyed on illegal immigrants too scared to contact authorities. He would act like a jilted lover when the men would not return his calls or text messages, according to those records, based on victims' accounts. Bleiweiss, arrested Monday, faces 14 charges, among them three counts of sexual battery by a person in authority, four counts of battery...
  • Anger Has Its Place

    08/01/2009 3:44:39 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 39 replies · 1,591+ views
    New York Times ^ | July 31, 2009 | Bob Herbert
    No more than five or six minutes elapsed from the time the police were alerted to the possibility of a break-in at a home in a quiet residential neighborhood and the awful clamping of handcuffs on the wrists of the distinguished Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. If Professor Gates ranted and raved at the cop who entered his home uninvited with a badge, a gun and an attitude, he didn’t rant and rave for long. The 911 call came in at about 12:45 on the afternoon of July 16 and, as The Times has reported, Mr. Gates was arrested,...
  • Racist e-mail should zap cop off Boston PD

    07/31/2009 4:53:25 AM PDT · by suspects · 39 replies · 1,342+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | July 31, 2009 | Michael Graham
    We’ve finally found the cop Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been looking for. Boston Police Officer Justin Barrett, the overachieving 36-year-old with two years on the force, was caught engaged in the kind of uber-stupidity we’ve come to expect from drunken teenage pop stars, not police officers. If you missed the Herald story yesterday, Barrett is the Boston cop who sent an electronic message to The Boston Globe - then forwarded it to his fellow National Guardsmen - calling the Harvard professor a “banana-eating jungle monkey.” He also said the paper’s reporting was “jungle monkey gibberish,” and wanted to “ax”...
  • Obama Creates His Own Distraction

    07/23/2009 1:54:37 PM PDT · by libstripper · 17 replies · 1,275+ views
    The Hill ^ | July 23, 2009 | The Hill
    "You never get in trouble for what you don't say." It's Rule No. 1 in the communications handbook, just before "look directly into the camera and smile." That's why politicians tend to answer questions with short replies on topics they know intimately. When answers go long, or politicians start going into uncharted territory, problems can arise. Which President Obama learned last night.
  • No jail time for cop who pummeled bartender (including video)

    06/23/2009 3:01:24 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 99 replies · 2,976+ views
    Breaking News ^ | 6-23-09
    <p>A Chicago police officer avoided jail time today for pummeling a woman who was tending bar, even though prosecutors produced a previously unseen video showing him beating someone else at the bar hours earlier.</p> <p>Anthony Abbate was sentenced to two years probation for beating Karolina Obrycka in February of 2007. He could have gotten up to five years for the attack, which was captured by the bar's security camera and shown around the world.</p>

    06/22/2009 6:53:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 23 replies · 1,170+ views
    RANGEL COP 'NIECE' EYED IN PERP BOOSTSECOND PROBE HITS PA POLICE LIEUTENANT By PHILIP MESSING Last updated: 5:17 am June 22, 2009 A Port Authority police lieutenant who officials believe is the niece of Rep. Charles Rangel helped spring a trio of suspected pot smugglers from jail -- just a month after trying to get a mentally ill, gun-toting Navy castoff on a flight out of JFK, The Post has learned. The Internal Affairs unit has now opened a second probe into Lt. Coretta Smith, a 15-year veteran who sources said came to the rescue of the suspects. They had...
  • Rage erupts after cop halts ambulance

    06/16/2009 6:32:03 PM PDT · by Shimmer1 · 50 replies · 1,744+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | June 16, 2009 | Associated Press
    An Oklahoma state trooper who pulled over an ambulance with a patient inside and then scuffled with a paramedic had every right to make the stop since the vehicle did not have its emergency lights and sirens on, an attorney said Monday.
  • EMT Who Fought With Oklahoma Trooper Wants Officer to Lose Badge

    06/16/2009 1:10:08 PM PDT · by Eddings · 278 replies · 9,287+ views
    AP (via FOX News) ^ | June 16, 2009
    OKLAHOMA CITY — The paramedic who scuffled with an Oklahoma highway police officer while a patient waited inside the ambulance says the trooper should lose his badge. Maurice White Jr. said Tuesday on the CBS "Early Show" that trooper Daniel Martin was in a state of rage when he stopped his ambulance and totally disregarded the patient's safety. Martin stopped the ambulance May 24 for failing to yield. White says he got out of the ambulance to tell the trooper they were taking a patient to the hospital. The argument quickly escalated into a scuffle and Martin put White in...
  • Oldest serving cop in US dies at age 84

    06/05/2009 8:47:29 PM PDT · by Yogafist · 7 replies · 686+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Thu Jun 4, 10:11 pm ET | Allen Johnson
    He used the same grit and determination that won him a Legion of Honor in 2004 for his role in the Normandy invasion that liberated France in World War II. "The worst thing that ever happened (to me) was Omaha Beach," he told Agence France Presse in a 2006 interview. "(Katrina) was the second. I'll never forget Omaha Beach and I'll never forget this."
  • Police: Man Grabs Officer's Groin (called the cop Papa)

    05/27/2009 10:15:30 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies · 972+ views ^ | May 27, 2009
    BOSTON -- An East Boston man was arrested Tuesday, accused of groping a plainclothes Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police officer at a subway station.
  • Cop punched and bitten

    05/24/2009 4:48:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies · 1,513+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | May 24, 2009 | O’Ryan Johnson
    An off-duty Boston police officer was viciously punished for her good deed when she responded to a beaten woman’s cries for help only to be attacked by the woman and her boyfriend, police said yesterday. The officer was walking through the Back Bay about 11 p.m. Friday when she heard a woman calling for help, police said.

    03/09/2009 7:29:17 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies · 720+ views
    New York Post ^ | March 9, 2009 | LARRY CELONA and JOE MOLLICA
    A scandal-scarred former narcotics cop who had agreed to testify against another indicted officer fatally shot his girlfriend in Brooklyn yesterday, police sources said. Jerry Bowens, 43, shot 28-year-old Catherine Donofrio in the head in a Greenpoint apartment belonging to one of her friends at 4:30 p.m., police said.
  • Update-Slain Officer Was Newlywed, Expecting 1st Child (Philadelphia)

    02/14/2009 1:19:56 PM PST · by SMCC1 · 27 replies · 1,131+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Sat., Feb. 14, 2009 | Attiyah Buford
    -Mayor Nutter, in a late-night news conference, asked people to pray for the officer’s wife, Kim, who is two months pregnant. Nutter said that he’s very, very angry and that it was a sad night for the city-
  • Cop Uses Taser to Save Elderly Man From Charging Bull

    02/10/2009 4:52:04 PM PST · by Libloather · 22 replies · 850+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2/09/09
    Cop Uses Taser to Save Elderly Man From Charging BullMonday, February 09, 2009 A police officer used his Taser to control a bull that attacked a man on a Minnesota farm. The Stearns County sheriff's office says 74-year-old Melvin Pundsack was knocked down and attacked by a bull while he and his wife were trying to herd cows on their son's farm late Sunday morning. Rose Pundsack, 66, was forced to stand on a snowpile for safety. At first, responders could not help Melvin Pundsack because the animal was too aggressive. So an Albany police officer used his Taser on...
  • Cranky cop in row over Krispy Kremes

    01/30/2009 7:33:02 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 12 replies · 729+ views ^ | 1/31/09 | Hannah Davies
    EVEN the doughnut-loving Chief Wiggum from The Simpsons would have been appalled. Well, maybe. A Brisbane police officer got into a holey row with Krispy Kreme staff, demanding to be served free doughnuts. Shocked customers looked on as the officer argued with staff for several minutes in a bid to get his freebies, before finally storming off - empty handed and non-cinnamon-fingered.
  • Police: Retired NYPD officer drugged, raped woman

    01/12/2009 10:09:34 PM PST · by LuxMaker · 60 replies · 1,810+ views
    DAILY NEWS | NY Crime ^ | January 13th 2009 | SIMONE WEICHSELBAUM
    A retired NYPD officer raped a woman after drugging her at a Bronx bar and hauling her to a motel in Westchester, police said. Greenburgh detectives charged ex-cop Jose Arroyo, 46, with the November rape and kidnapping of the 31-year-old woman. Arroyo, who left the force in 2005, slipped a drug in the woman's drink while they chatted at Doyle's Pub in Throggs Neck, police said. ">Snip<"
  • Bridge operator is charged in death of cop who plunged off span

    01/10/2009 4:29:51 PM PST · by BBell · 11 replies · 806+ views
    Times Picayune ^ | Friday January 09, 2009 | Brendan McCarthy
    The bridge operator on duty in May when the Judge Seeber Bridge's safety system failed and a New Orleans police officer plummeted to his death will be booked with negligent homicide, New Orleans police said Friday. The safety barrier on the Claiborne Avenue drawbridge was not in place at the time of the accident, and a preliminary investigation by the state transportation department noted that a series of mechanical breakdowns and a critical error by the bridge operator led to the death of veteran New Orleans Police Department Detective Tommie Felix. The NOPD's traffic fatality unit wrapped up its investigation...
  • NYC cop who knocked down cyclist on YouTube indicted

    12/16/2008 9:41:42 AM PST · by BGHater · 125 replies · 2,396+ views
    NewsDay ^ | 15 Dec 2008 | ROCCO PARASCANDOLA
    A grand jury indictment is expected to be unsealed Tuesday in the case of a New York City police officer shown in video footage knocking a bicyclist to the ground in Times Square. Officer Patrick Pogan has been told to appear for arraignment on charges in the indictment in state Supreme Court in Manhattan, said his attorney Stu London. Sources familiar with the investigation said the charges against Pogan are expected to be misdemeanor assault and felony filing of a false instrument. "He denies any wrongdoing in this matter," London said. "The video in question doesn't show the reckless behavior...
  • Calif. man killed by police in mistaken identity (Trigger Happy Cop)

    10/29/2008 5:06:39 AM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 96 replies · 1,889+ views
    AP, via Yahoo! News ^ | October 29, 2008 | AP
    A newlywed killed by police after he stepped outside his home to confront suspected burglars was shot in a case of mistaken identity, police said. Julian Alexander died after being shot twice in the chest by a police officer who was chasing four burglary suspects early Tuesday morning. Police Chief John Welter said the officer ran into Alexander, mistook him for one of the four juvenile suspects and shot him.
  • Outrage: NJ Cop Puts CBS 2 Cameraman In Chokehold [Officer:'I Can Do Whatever I Want']

    10/27/2008 5:09:26 PM PDT · by BGHater · 30 replies · 1,409+ views
    WCBSTV ^ | 27 Oct 2008 | Christine Sloan
    Jim Quodomine Arrested, Handcuffed, Put In Squad Car For An Hour After Filming Peaceful Protest Outside Church Officer To Protesting Reporter: 'I Can Do Whatever I Want' After a week of bloody shootings in the city of Newark, family members of the victims killed by gun violence marched in front of churches Sunday to ask the clergy for help. The march ended, however, when a Newark police officer put a CBS 2 photographer in a choke hold, handcuffed him, and put him in the back of a police car. What started as a peaceful demonstration by parents whose children were...
  • Puppycide in Oklahoma (cop kills dog, says it attacked, owner releases surveillance tape)[Video]

    10/23/2008 4:31:28 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 83 replies · 2,374+ views
    Reason ^ | 10/23/08
  • Video Shows Cop Taser Teen During Night Of Drinking At Party (kid wanted to be tasered, cop fired)

    10/22/2008 9:48:59 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 11 replies · 576+ views
    WFTV ^ | 10/18/08
    EUSTIS, Fla. -- A man caught on camera shocking a 15-year-old boy with a taser, just for fun, was a Eustis police officer and he did it after a night of drinking with kids. Officer Dan Nesmith has now been fired from the force. He admitted to the party after his own taser was used as evidence against him. It turns out every police taser has a computer chip in it and that told Eustis' police chief when it was fired. It's absolutely shocking that a police officer would host a house party with kids as young as 15 and...
  • 'Mystery' Man Lends Support to Obama (Michael Signator)

    10/21/2008 12:03:58 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies · 1,948+ views
    Politico ^ | 10/19/08
    He's the star of bulletins chronicling Barack Obama's movements, one of only a few nonrelatives to consistently get time with the Democratic candidate for president and a trusted confidant who has shared some of the most pivotal moments of Obama's career with him. Yet journalists who have followed Obama's campaign for the better part of two years don't know what he looks like, staffers who have logged countless hours traveling with Team Obama didn't even know he works for the campaign and there's never been a story in a major media outlet about him. He is Michael Signator, an aide...
  • Why does a $1M Cop perform VALET services for Obama?

    10/05/2008 12:53:21 PM PDT · by Amityschild · 11 replies · 663+ views
    FEC Expense Data and Google ^ | October 5, 2008 | Amityschild
    Meet Long Island's million-dollar cop, a Southampton village detective who reeled in a whopping $1.3 million annual salary through side jobs for tony clientele. Officer Herman Lamison already rakes in well over $100,000 yearly for his police work. But he's earned hundreds of thousands more performing secondary jobs for local cash-flush residents - tending to their estates, providing security and generally offering them peace of mind, records show.
  • Taliban assassinate high-profile woman police officer

    09/28/2008 6:10:39 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 9 replies · 601+ views
    International Herald Tribune ^ | September 28, 2008 | By John F. Burns
    KABUL: In an attack claimed by the Taliban, two gunmen on a motorcycle shot and killed Afghanistan's most high-profile female police officer on Sunday as she prepared to leave for work in the southern city of Kandahar. The police in the city said she died instantly from gunshot wounds to her head. Her 18-year-old son, driving her car, was seriously wounded and taken to the hospital. The police officer, Malalai Kakar, who was in her mid-forties with six children, was an iconic figure among women's groups in Afghanistan and abroad. Often profiled in the Afghan and foreign news media, she...
  • Jack the Ripper revealed at last—by great-grandson of cop who tracked him down

    09/08/2008 7:05:43 AM PDT · by BGHater · 42 replies · 319+ views
    East London Advertiser ^ | 05 Sep 2008 | Mike Brooks
    THE Jack the Ripper ‘industry’ got a boost on the 120th anniversary of his first acknowledged murder. The great-grandson of the police chief in charge of the 1888 Whitechapel Murders arrived at the Ripper exhibition at the Museum in Docklands in East London—just before the 120th anniversary of the murder Mary Ann Nichols, a prostitute known as ‘Polly,’ believed by many to be his first victim. He arrived with evidence from his Victorian ancestor revealing the Ripper’s true identity. Jack the Ripper was never caught and his identity has remained a mystery for 120 years, feeding a whole ‘industry’ that...

    08/31/2008 3:45:29 PM PDT · by BGHater · 10 replies · 126+ views
    He battled the Viet Cong and infiltrated the Black Panthers, but ex-cop Athelston Kelson turned to crime after a yearlong struggle with liver cancer left him a beaten man, friends say. The 59-year-old NYPD hero and decorated Vietnam vet was arraigned yesterday, accused of being "the Bling Bandit" who raided banks across New York City and Long Island. "The cancer was really getting to him," said a former colleague. "He refused to fight it. He said that he didn't want chemotherapy, that he didn't want to put poison in his body. ". . . He helped so many people, in...
  • Prince George's Police Clear Mayor, Family (New Update)

    08/09/2008 5:36:06 AM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 90 replies · 282+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | August 9, 2008 | Aaron C. Davis
    Police said yesterday they have cleared Berwyn Heights Mayor Cheye Calvo and his family of any wrongdoing in connection with a package of marijuana that police intercepted en route to his home, leading to a violent raid in which deputy sheriffs killed the family's two dogs. Prince George's County Police Chief Melvin C. High delivered the news in a telephone call Thursday to Calvo, saying police and State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey determined that Calvo and his family were innocent victims caught up in a drug-smuggling ring. High exonerated the mayor and his family and expressed regret that they were...
  • Mother Watches in Horror as Cops Shoot Family Pet, Mace Baby

    07/25/2008 3:43:29 PM PDT · by Psalm_2 · 39 replies · 182+ views
    FoxNews ^ | july 25 2008
    A mother carrying her four-month-old baby watched in horror as police doused her family's beloved pet dog Daisy in capsicum spray and then shot her dead. Daisy had become tangled in her leash causing her to fight with the family's other dog Princess but, before Kirsten Small could intervene, plainclothes police killed the Staffy Cross.
  • State Trooper Vs Undercover Cop [Video]

    07/19/2008 12:16:37 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 21 replies · 500+ views ^ | 7/18/08
    Click here for the video... [WARNING: Cussing involved]
  • Man Arrested For Unlawful Photography[TN][Took Photo of A Cop]

    07/16/2008 3:18:48 PM PDT · by BGHater · 116 replies · 179+ views
    WJHL ^ | 11 July 2008 | Darius Radzius
    Nearly everyone carries a cell phone and it’s hard to find one without that camera feature.  It’s convenient when you want to take that impromptu photo, but a Tri-Cities area man ended up behind bars after snapping a shot of a Johnson County sheriff’s deputy during a traffic stop. The cell phone photographer says the arrest was intimidation, but the deputy says he feared for his life. “Here’s a guy who takes me out of the car and arrests me in front of my kids.  For what?  To take a picture of a police officer?” said Scott Conover. A Johnson...