Free Republic 2nd Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $48,217
54%  
Woo hoo!! And we're now over 54%!! Thank you all very much!! God bless.

Keyword: keystonecops

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Breaking: Wife of Orlando terrorist is now missing

    06/16/2016 12:39:43 PM PDT · by blueyon · 198 replies
    RedStatewatcher ^ | 6/16/16 | ???
    At a Fort Pierce home owned by members of the Mateen family, Seddique Mateen — father of the Orlando massacre shooter Omar Mateen — said Omar's wife Noor Salman is "no longer here" and that she was no longer in the area. He would not say where she had gone.
  • Handgun found in police station prisoner holding cell [East Baltimore]

    07/24/2015 4:06:42 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/23/15 | Colin Campbell
    A handgun was found in a prisoner holding cell in the Eastern District Police Station, prompting an internal investigation Thursday, officials said."The safety of our officers and citizens is paramount," police said in a news release. "All of the circumstances surrounding this incident will be thoroughly examined to ensure that this does not happen again."Any charges that are warranted will be brought, police said.
  • Police created 'dangerous crossfire' in pursuing Boston bombers: report

    04/06/2015 7:56:26 PM PDT · by bornred · 34 replies
    Yahoooooo ^ | Fri, 3 Apr, 2015 | Elizabeth Barber
    BOSTON (Reuters) - Law enforcement created "dangerous crossfire situations" while trying to apprehend the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, according to a state report on the emergency response that was released on Friday. Police officers lacked "weapons discipline" during a gun battle with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother, Tamerlan, who was killed a short time later, in the early hours of April 19, 2013, the report found. [snip] While the first officers in the Watertown gun-battle used their weapons appropriately, others later improperly self-deployed to the scene without assignments, the report said. "Additional officers arriving on scene...
  • Police training gone awry results in three-cruiser crash, tear gas at school

    11/17/2014 7:37:16 PM PST · by Altariel · 27 replies
    Columbus police will review their recruit-training procedures after a tumultuous morning in which three cruisers were wrecked in a chain-reaction crash, and tear gas carried by wind to an elementary school irritated the throats and eyes of several children and a pregnant, asthmatic teacher.No serious injuries were reported in either the crash on N. Hague Avenue or the later incident at Sullivant Elementary School in Franklinton.The Police Division promised a full accounting of both incidents, which did not appear to be the fault of any of the 35 recruits who are set to graduate next month.Police said the cruisers involved...
  • ‘Do You Know Who the [edited] I Am?’ FL Cop Pulls over the Wrong Guy…

    07/17/2014 12:19:31 PM PDT · by blueplum · 40 replies
    Mediaite.com ^ | July 15, 2014 7:38pm | Josh Feldman
    A Miami cop pulled someone over last month on a routine traffic stop, but the ensuing mess resulted in an internal investigation because it turns out the man this police officer pulled over was actually a higher-ranking officer in the same police department. Officer Marcel Jackson pulled over Lieutenant David Ramras and things got intense really quickly. In a video captured on Jackson’s GoPro camera, you can see them fighting and Jackson forcing Ramras to the ground. Other officers nearby run up to....(video at link)
  • Man charged for shooting when cops went to wrong house (Jury finds him innocent)

    07/16/2014 5:40:46 AM PDT · by csvset · 69 replies
    WAVY ^ | July 15, 2014 | Andy Fox
    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Imagine you’re up watching our late night news when you hear your back door rattling, then see a red laser pointed on your chest. One Portsmouth man claims that happened to him. Brandon Watson said he was protecting his family when his wife heard noises in the back yard on January 3, 2013: “She said, ‘oh my gosh, someone is int he backyard.’” The noises got closer and then she heard the clicking of the backdoor handle. In a neighborhood where weapons are everywhere, Brandon Watson didn’t hesitate to grab his own legally purchased gun. It...
  • Home where girl allegedly was kept in box was investigated since 2011

    07/26/2013 4:40:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 27, 2012 | By Joseph Serna and Kate Mather
    A Lake County property where two men allegedly kept a Los Angeles-area girl in a metal box and sexually abused her had been under federal investigation for the previous 18 months, court documents said. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had been investigating a 680-acre property in a remote section of Lakeport since December 2011.
  • Cleveland police officers punished for 137-bullet chase

    06/11/2013 12:31:36 PM PDT · by deport · 36 replies
    CBS News ^ | 6-11-2013 | CBS News
    The city fired a police sergeant, demoted two other supervisors and suspended nine more Tuesday for their roles in the chase in which officers fired 137 shots and killed a fleeing driver and his passenger. ....Of the 276 officers on duty on the evening of Nov. 29, 104 were involved in some way in the chase. Russell was shot 23 times and Williams 24 after a half-hour pursuit.end snips
  • FBI involved in fatal shooting near Universal Orlando [Connection to Boston Bombing]

    05/22/2013 3:19:27 AM PDT · by No One Special · 115 replies
    ClickOrlando.com ^ | May 22, 2013 | Unknown
    Friends say victim knew Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev ORLANDO, Fla. - The FBI confirms a special agent was involved in a deadly shooting early Wednesday near Universal Orlando, and two friends of the victim say he was from Chechnya and knew one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. The fatal shooting happened just after midnight at 6022 Peregrine Avenue in Orlando. "We are currently responding to a shooting incident involving an FBI special agent," FBI Special Agent Dave Couvertier told Local 6. "The incident occurred in Orlando, Florida. The agent encountered the suspect while conducting official duties. The...
  • Boston manhunt 'skipped over the area where bombing suspect was found' (IN THE ZONE)

    05/01/2013 6:14:48 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 76 replies
    daily mail ^ | 4/30 | petersen
    Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was discovered after a day-long manhunt by a homeowner - and not by authorities - because law enforcement officials had skipped over the street where he was hiding during their intensive search. Police did not search the area of Franklin Street where a Watertown man found Tsarnaev hiding in his boat - even though the neighborhood was part of a 20-block area that was supposed to be the focal point of the search, Bloomberg News is reporting based on interviews with 11 residents of the area.
  • Boston bomber inspired by Russia's Bin Laden? FBI tracked older brother 'for FIVE YEARS'

    04/21/2013 4:43:52 AM PDT · by the scotsman · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 21st April 2013 | Ian Gallagher
    'One of the brothers suspected of the Boston Marathon bombings had direct contact with Chechen terrorists – and was ‘monitored’ by investigators for five years. The Mail on Sunday has learned that the FBI put Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, under surveillance after receiving an explicit warning from the Russian intelligence services. But despite apparently telling his mother that Tamerlan was an ‘extremist’ leader, the FBI eventually discounted the possibility that he was a threat.'
  • FBI releases video, photos of Boston Marathon bombing suspects

    04/18/2013 3:52:31 PM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 772 replies
    BREAKING NEWS: The FBI has identified two suspects in Monday's the Boston Marathon bombing, releasing photos and video showing them and asking the public to help locate them. The suspects, one of whom wore a a dark ballcap and the other who wore backwards white ballcap,appear to be in their twenties and were captured on footage near where one of two explosions killed three and injured 176. In video that appears to be from a surveillance camera and which was shown by the FBI, both suspects are walking west on Boylston Street, near the finish line and where the explosions...
  • Boston Bombing: 5:00 p.m. FBI News Conference (LIVE THREAD)

    04/18/2013 12:15:08 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 547 replies
    FBI ^ | 4/18/2013 | FBI
    <p>A reporter from Bloomberg News from Boston just reported the Feds/law enforcement will hold a news conference at 5:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel in Boston.</p>
  • Police Raid San Bernardino Apartment After Dorner Call

    02/11/2013 2:51:46 PM PST · by Colorado Doug · 49 replies
    http://ktla.com ^ | 02/11/2013 | Sarah Welch
    SAN BERNARDINO (KTLA) — Police evacuated an apartment complex in San Bernardino early Sunday after a report that fugitive Christopher Dorner was hiding there. Tenants awoke to a swarm of armed cops circling Eureka Manor in San Bernardino. It all happened around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday at 1525 E. Eureka Street. The raid was captured on cell phone video obtained exclusively by KTLA. SWAT officers stormed a corner apartment as helicopters flew overhead. As a precaution, police ordered residents out through back windows. The Dorner sighting turned out to be a false alarm — prompted by an apparent prank call....
  • Letter to ATF demands answers on flawed Milwaukee storefront sting

    02/01/2013 5:57:40 AM PST · by rellimpank · 21 replies
    Milwaukee J-S ^ | 01 feb 2013 | John Diedrich and Raquel Rutledge
    . A bipartisan push intensified Thursday for answers from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives about a flawed storefront sting in Milwaukee. A Journal Sentinel investigation this week exposed a 10-month federal operation marred by a series of mistakes and failures, including an agent's machine gun being stolen and burglars ripping off $35,000 in merchandise from the agency's phony store. Milwaukee police and ATF are still looking for that stolen machine gun, officials said Thursday. "Suffice to say, ATF and the police department both have a keen interest in trying to get that firearm back," said Milwaukee...
  • 2 bystanders hit as SF cops open fire on Broadway

    09/17/2011 5:48:23 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 23 replies
    SFGate ^ | 9/17/11 | Peter Hartlaub
    A violent night in San Francisco left one man dead in the Sunset District and several more wounded in separate incidents, including two bystanders who were hit by stray bullets after police opened fire on a suspect in North Beach. Police officials said officers noticed a suspect in the 400 block of Broadway at 2:06 a.m. Saturday. The man ran away and pulled out a semi-automatic pistol, and police fire multiple shots in his direction, according to San Francisco police Lt. Troy Dangerfield. "In the process, the suspect was not hit," Dangerfield said. "There were two other people who were...
  • Wake Set For L.I. Police Officer

    03/16/2011 11:45:39 AM PDT · by neverdem · 9 replies
    CBS News ^ | March 16, 2011 | NA
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A wake for Nassau County Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf was scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday at the Selden Fire Department where he volunteered. WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs on the memorial fund Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.Minutes earlier, officers had fatally shot Anthony Digeronimo, who allegedly was threatening people with knives before lunging at police.Nassau County’s police union said the shooting of Breitkopf may have been instigated by...
  • In Aruba, Resentment over a Storm of US Media

    06/08/2010 3:12:26 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 21 replies · 57+ views
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | 6/8/10 | Todd Wilkinson
    A U.S. media storm, generated primarily by cable news outlets Fox and CNN, has descended here, clouding the reputation of this former Dutch colony, many residents and longtime visitors say. Media critics say that what's missing is perspective. Beyond appreciation for the time it takes for an investigation to proceed, particularly under the nuances of Dutch law, statistics confirm Aruba is far safer than almost all other Caribbean islands. "Cable TV is treating this as the crime of the century, or at the least, the obsession of the moment," says Howard Kurtz, media critic for The Washington Post in an...
  • TSA agent leaves post at Newark Airport (Video just released)

    01/07/2010 11:08:13 AM PST · by Beaten Valve · 21 replies · 1,531+ views
    Office of Sen. Frank Lautenberg ^ | Jan. 7, 2020 | Office of Sen. Frank Lautenberg
    NEWARK, NJ - After calling for the release of surveillance footage of the January 3 security breach at Newark Liberty Airport in meetings with top security officials at the Transportation Security Administration, the Port Authority and Continental Airlines, Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) today released video footage of the security breach. The video, approved for release by the TSA, is not considered Sensitive Security Information and law enforcement officials have determined that it will be useful in helping to advance the ongoing investigation. “The release of this video will give law enforcement another tool to help find the person who...
  • The Joke's On Us (Mark Steyn On Obama's KeyStone Cops Approach To Islamic Terrorism Alert)

    01/02/2010 4:24:07 AM PST · by goldstategop · 42 replies · 2,876+ views
    National Review ^ | 1/02/2010 | Mark Steyn
    On Christmas Day, a gentleman from Nigeria succeeded (effortlessly) in boarding a flight to Detroit with a bomb in his underwear. Pretty funny, huh? But the Pantybomber wasn’t the big joke. The real laugh was the United States government. The global hyperpower spent the next week making itself a laughingstock to the entire planet. First, the bureaucrats at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) swung into action with a whole new range of restrictions. Against radical Yemen-trained Muslims wearing weaponized briefs? Of course not. That would be too obvious. So instead they imposed a slew of constraints against you. At Heathrow...