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  • Fla.: The Sheriff, the Sheriff's Son, and the 'Coward of Broward'

    01/04/2019 6:03:07 PM PST · by blueyon · 14 replies
    RealclearInvestigations.com ^ | 1/03/19 | Paul Sperry
    Parents of children gunned down in the Parkland school shooting in Florida last year have never understood two actions taken by Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel: his refusal to fire a campus-based deputy who failed to enter the school during the rampage that took 17 lives, and his continued defense of controversial Obama-era school policies that allowed the  accused shooter, Nikolas Cruz, to avoid arrest and a police record and thereby purchase the murder weapon. Some now think they have found the answer in a single incident that occurred in 2014. A police report shows that’s when Israel's then-17-year-old son,...
  • Tantrum: Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel Blames NRA For His Suspension

    01/12/2019 2:48:05 PM PST · by Kaslin · 72 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 12, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    As Cortney noted, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel has been suspended by Gov. Ron DeSantis. This was expected. Israel had told staff prior to this announcement that this would most likely happen.  And Gov. DeSantis made it official. Israel, who has been criticized for how his department responded to the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school last February, also took part in the CNN town hall event, where he slammed the National Rifle Association. The event was held days after the shooting. Now, with his suspension, Israel has blamed the NRA, and said this was all about politics.  "There was...
  • Arkansas: Im Going to Shoot It: Infuriating Video Shows Cop Shoot a Tiny 9-Pound Dog

    01/09/2019 7:06:27 PM PST · by Sheapdog · 73 replies
    www.wafb.com ^ | January 7th, 2019 | Jacob Gallant
    FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (WMC) - An Arkansas deputy was relieved of duty after video surfaced of him shooting a small dog. Twitter user @catiejwoodson obtained video of the incident, which quickly garnered a lot of attention on social media. By Jacob Gallant | January 7, 2019 at 11:04 AM CST - Updated January 7 at 9:09 PM FAULKNER COUNTY, AR (WMC) - An Arkansas deputy was relieved of duty after video surfaced of him shooting a small dog. Twitter user @catiejwoodson obtained video of the incident, which quickly garnered a lot of attention on social media. (WARNING: THE VIDEO IS...
  • Arkansas deputy fired after shooting Chihuahua

    01/07/2019 5:54:09 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 46 replies
    WVIB ^ | 7 Jan 2019 | KARD
    You can see in the video tha the dog, who is named Reeses, starts barking and the deputy shoots her. Reeses did survive the gunshot wound and her owner confirmed that she would never hurt anyone; he's just happy she is alive. Crying...when he shot that dog when he shot that dog I had lost it. I though he killed her and now Im fearing he pulls the taser on me Im backing away trying to get back into my house," said Doug Canady.
  • Lexington Police on Twitter: No words.

    01/01/2019 9:17:06 PM PST · by lowbridge · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | December 31, 2018 | Lexington Kentucky Police
  • Jeff Bell Discusses Florida newspaper calls for removal of Broward County Sheriff

    12/28/2018 2:27:45 PM PST · by AJFavish · 12 replies
    Fox News Channel ^ | December 27, 2018
    Israel has failed to 'accept responsibility' for mistakes made during the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School; reaction from Jeff Bell, president of the Broward Sheriffs Office Deputies Association.
  • Texas Strip Club Shootout with Off-Duty Police Officer, No Charges

    12/28/2018 5:06:00 AM PST · by marktwain · 29 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 21 December, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    At about 9:30 p.m., at the All Stars Gentlemen's Club parking lot in San Antonio, Texas, a barber and a police officer got into a gunfight. Both were seriously wounded. A female witness was wounded with a bullet crease to her head. The police reported the incident was caused by road rage. That seems to be correct. The barber was cut off by the police officer. They both pulled into the parking lot. They both got out of their vehicles. Then the gunfight happened.Initially, the story from the police was the barber opened up on the police officer, who was...
  • Dancing FBI agent gets no jail despite shooting traumatized bar patron

    12/21/2018 7:51:24 PM PST · by DUMBGRUNT · 76 replies
    NY Post ^ | 21 Dec 2018
    He pleaded not guilty in November to second-degree assault, which carries a penalty of up to 16 years in prison. Bishop, who will serve his probation in Georgia, was in Denver on FBI business and was off-duty at the time of the shooting The man who was shot, Tom Reddington, 24, spoke emotionally in court about how he lost his job at an Amazon warehouse after the shooting, his chronic pain and his concern that he may never be able to run again. I have done months of physical therapy, he said. I have sought counseling. However, being in public,...
  • This guy built a glitter bomb and filmed Amazon thieves getting their just deserts.

    12/18/2018 12:05:39 AM PST · by lowbridge · 83 replies
    upworthy.com ^ | December 18, 2018 | Leo Shvedsky
    You really shouldnt steal from Mark Rober. I mean, you shouldnt steal from anyone, but you REALLY shouldnt steal Mark Robers mail. The engineer and YouTube star really knows his stuff - he literally helped design the Mars Rover. But when Rober realized people were stealing his packages (he caught the thieves on his home video) he was stumped. In a video that has immediately gone viral, Rober says he reported the crime to the local police who said they simply didnt have time investigate the incident, even though Rober had done much of the heavy lifting by capturing the...
  • Judge rejects embattled school deputy's claim he had no duty to confront Parkland gunman

    12/13/2018 11:06:23 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 51 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | December 13, 2018
    A judge has rejected a deputy's claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Refusing to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the parent of a victim, Broward Circuit Judge Patti Englander Henning found after a hearing Wednesday that ex-deputy Scot Peterson did have a duty to protect those inside the school where 17 people died and 17 were wounded on Feb. 14. Video and other evidence shows Peterson, the only armed officer at the school, remained outside while shots rang out. The negligence lawsuit was filed by Andrew Pollack, whose daughter...
  • Castleberry, an Alabama speed trap town, may soon resolve lawsuit

    12/09/2018 1:22:31 PM PST · by Galatians328 · 59 replies
    AL.com ^ | November 26, 2018 | Christopher Harress
    In 2016, revenues from the court system and the drug towing law, brought in more than $546,000, approximately double from the year before. At the same time, however, payroll for the cops and court quadrupled, according to financial documents.
  • ...Antifa Thugs With AR15s Intimidate Journalist... Police Threaten Arrest for Filming (truncated)

    12/02/2018 8:55:39 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 35 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | December 2, 2018 | Brock Simmons
    FULL TITLE: Are You Willing to Die for Your YouTube Sh*t? Antifa Thugs With AR15s Intimidate Journalist Andy Ngo at Seattle Rally Police Threaten Arrest for Filming Portland based video journalist and Quillette writer Andy Ngo (who happens to be gay and Asian) made the trip north to Seattle to cover a pro Constitution rally put on by III%ers and other conservative groups, as well as the counter protest staged by the usual red flag toting communists of Antifa. As Ngo attempted to make his way into the communist group to capture the scene, several people confronted him...
  • Grandmother, 55, sues Miami prison after staff book her as a MAN despite strip search and lock...

    12/01/2018 5:23:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 44 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | DECEMBER 1, 2018 | DM Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Grandmother, 55, sues Miami prison after staff book her as a MAN despite strip search and lock her up in a male jail with 40 men who taunted and leered at her A grandmother who was mistakenly booked into Miami jail as man is now she's suing prison workers who forced her to spend nearly 10 hours in a male cell where she was so tormented she wet herself. Fior Pichardo de Veloz, 55, was booked in the Metro West Detention Center in Miami on November 4, 2013. Pichardo was an attorney and elected official in the Dominican...
  • Grandma mistakenly booked into a Miami jail as a man. Court ruling details who was to blame.

    11/30/2018 9:31:55 PM PST · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    Mimi Herald ^ | 11/30/2018 | David Ovale
    Fior Pichardo de Veloz, a grandmother arrested in Miami, suffered a serious indignity at the hands of the Miami-Dade County Corrections Department: jailers booked her as a man and she spent nearly 10 hours in a holding cell surrounded by leering inmates. Her shame was compounded when a federal judge threw out her lawsuit, saying the jail staffers were protected from a trial for negligence. But clearly disturbed by the outrageous mistake, a federal appeals court this month reinstated the lawsuit against the jail doctor and nurse who insisted jail officers book Pichardo as a man even though a...
  • Dallas police officer who shot man in his own apartment indicted

    11/30/2018 1:20:39 PM PST · by Blue House Sue · 68 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/30/19 | Jason Hanna
    (CNN)A police officer who claimed she killed a Dallas man in his own apartment in the mistaken belief that he was in her home has been indicted on a murder charge, according to a clerk with the Dallas County court. The court records Friday showed both a manslaughter and murder charge entered in her file, but the clerk confirmed that the murder charge is the one prosecutors are moving forward on. The indictment of Amber Guyger comes more than two months after she was arrested in the shooting death of Botham Shem Jean at the Dallas apartment complex where both...
  • Adams County pays $2.6 million to slain Idaho ranchers family

    11/28/2018 10:38:15 PM PST · by cowpoke · 24 replies
    Idaho STATESMAN ^ | 11/28/2018 | Cynthia Sewell
    Three years after two sheriffs deputies shot and killed a Council rancher, a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family has been settled for $2.6 million. Adams County sheriffs deputies Brian Wood and Cody Roland shot and killed Jack Yantis on Nov. 1, 2015, while the rancher was attempting to put down his bull that had been severely injured in a car crash.
  • Gunman in Alabama Mall Shooting, Previously Thought to Be Dead, Still At Large: Police

    11/24/2018 9:56:26 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    ktla ^ | 11/24/2018
    Police initially said Bradford opened fire after an altercation with the 18-year-old and an officer fatally shot him as he fled the scene. But late Friday, police changed that story, saying that while Bradford was involved in some aspect of the altercation and was armed with a handgun, he likely did not fire the rounds that injured the two others. Police do not know how the confrontation began but dont believe the 18-year-old who was hurt was armed, they said. A gunman opened fire, shooting the teenager twice in the torso, according to police. An armed Hoover police officer who...
  • New black officers, court officials rethinking US policing

    11/17/2018 7:50:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 17, 2018 | Jay Reeves
    Veteran Alabama law enforcement officer Mark Pettway grew up in a black neighborhood called Dynamite Hill because the Ku Klux Klan bombed so many houses there in the 1950s and 60s. Now, after becoming the first black person elected sheriff in Birmingham on the same day voters elected the communitys first black district attorney Pettway sees himself as part of a new wave of officers and court officials tasked with enforcing laws and rebuilding community trust fractured by police shootings, mass incarceration, and uneven enforcement that critics call racist. In a state where conservative politicians typically preach about...
  • Black Man Precludes Casualties in Bar ShootoutOnly to be Shot and Killed by Police

    11/12/2018 9:00:40 PM PST · by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide · 35 replies
    The Root ^ | 2018-11-12 | Natalie Degraffinried
    The headline should have been: Security Guard Apprehends Shooter and Saves Lives. Instead, its another case of the police shooting and killing an innocent black man. Eyewitnesses say that at Mannys Blue Room Bar in Robbins, [Cook County, Chicago] Ill., security told a group of intoxicated men they had to leave. One of the men returned armed, at which point shots were exchanged between them and armed security guards. One of the guards, Jemel Roberson, 26, managed to restrain one of the gunmen. From WGN9: He had somebody on the ground with his knee in back with his gun in...
  • Cop accidentally kills security guard at bar in Chicago suburbs

    11/12/2018 11:00:22 AM PST · by Drew68 · 42 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/12/18 | Bradford Betz
    A police officer mistakenly shot and killed a security guard at a bar in Chicago's south suburbs early Sunday morning, Chicagos Fox 32 reported. Witnesses said a security guard told a group of "drunk men" to leave a Robbins bar around 4 a.m. An armed suspect later came back inside the bar and opened fire, WGN-TV reported, citing witnesses. Armed security guards returned fire, the report said. One the guards -- Jemel Roberson, 26 -- apprehended the suspect outside, witnesses said. Roberson then requested help from Midlothian Police, the Cook County Sheriff's Office said. A witness told the station that...