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  • BREAKING: Police apprehend suspect in Oologah officer shooting

    05/29/2015 7:18:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 29, 2015
    NOWATA, Okla. — Quick Facts: Police apprehended Alejandro Garcia just after 7 a.m. Friday morning Officer shot Thursday during pursuit of suspects north of Nowata Officer was transported to the hospital in serious condition Pursuit continued across Kansas line where 2 suspects were taken into custody Rifles, body armor were found in the suspects' vehicle Police apprehended a man suspected in the shooting of an Oologah police officer. After several car chases and a man hunt in Liberty, Kansas, police caught Alejandro Garcia shortly after 7 a.m. Friday morning. Cesar Rios, 23, and Roxanne Mendoza, 20, were arrested Thursday night...
  • 1 in custody after Fox Lake police officer shot, 2 other suspects sought

    09/01/2015 6:24:44 PM PDT · by glenduh · 52 replies
    pix11 ^ | 01 Sep 2015 | Tribune Media Wire
    FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Authorities involved in a manhunt after Tuesday's shooting death of a police officer in Lake County, Illinois, have one suspect in custody, Illinois State Police Sgt. Matt Boerwinkle said Tuesday afternoon.
  • Three cops murdered in less than a week: Another officer is found slaughtered in his Texas home ami

    09/01/2015 7:34:13 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/1/15 | KIERAN CORCORAN
    A Texas police officer was found murdered in his home just hours before an officer in Illinois was gunned down in the street on a morning patrol. Don Allen, 27, was killed at home some time Monday evening in Clyde, Texas, and found by family members around 7pm. Authorities have not released details of his death, but launched a homicide investigation over Allen, who has served in the Abilene police department for three years.
  • Coeur d'Alene Police Officer has died after being shot; suspect identified

    05/05/2015 7:13:15 PM PDT · by blueyon · 20 replies
    KHQ-Q6 ^ | 5/05/15 | Nichole Mischke
    Coeur d'Alene Police officer shot in line of duty. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police Sergeant Greg Moore has died just before 6 p.m. after being shot in the line of duty early Tuesday morning. The shooting occurred at approximately 1:35am Tuesday in the 2800 block of Wilbur Ave. Sergeant Moore who was a 16-year veteran with the department. Police say Moore was in the Sunshine Meadows neighborhood checking on a suspicious person and actually ran suspect Jonathan Renfro's name through the Kootenai County Dispatch Center. "Then there was no further contact from him," Lt. Stu Miller said at...
  • Obama Reacts to Texas Deputy Murder: ‘Targeting Police Officers Is Completely Unacceptable’

    09/01/2015 5:07:52 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/01/2015 | Charlie Spiering
    On his way to Alaska this afternoon, President Obama called Kathleen Goforth, the widow of the slain Texas Deputy Sheriff Darren Goforth who was shot and killed at a gas station while he was fueling a police cruiser. “On behalf of the American people, I offered Mrs. Goforth my condolences and told her that Michelle and I would keep her and her family in our prayers,” Obama said in a statement released this evening. Obama said that he promised Goforth’s widow that he would continue to praise bravery of police officers who served their communities.
  • Slain Cop Identified as Manhunt Continues for Suspects (Fox Lake, IL)

    09/01/2015 2:46:05 PM PDT · by Southside_Chicago_Republican · 20 replies
    abc7chicago.com ^ | Sept 1, 2015 | Meghan Keneally
    The police officer who was fatally shot this morning outside of Chicago has been identified as a longtime veteran of the local police force, the mayor said. Joseph Gliniewicz was named as the police officer that was killed in Fox Lake, Illinois. The manhunt for three suspects believed to be involved in the shooting is underway and involves state and local officials, Lake County Sheriff's Department Det. Chris Covelli said this afternoon. "Not only did Fox Lake lose a family member but I lost a very close friend," Fox Lake Mayor Donny Schmit said at a news conference. He said...
  • Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers

    09/01/2015 12:06:40 PM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 80 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 9/1/15 | Ray Henry
    ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who arrived at the wrong Atlanta home after a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday. The bloody misunderstanding began Monday night when DeKalb County police received a report of a possible burglary at a one-story residence near an intersection in southeast Atlanta. Lacking an exact address, the officers were sent in the dark to a neighborhood where many of the single-story homes look similar. Three police officers found a home they thought matched a description...
  • Officer dies, manhunt for 3 armed suspects in Fox Lake, ILLINOIS

    09/01/2015 10:26:44 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 30 replies
    WGNtv ^ | 9-1-2015
    Officer dies, manhunt for 3 armed suspects in Fox Lake Posted 9:16 AM, September 1, 2015, by WGN Web Desk, Updated at 12:08pm, September 1, 2015 FOX LAKE, Ill. -- A manhunt is underway for three armed suspects after a Fox Lake police officer was fatally shot in the head Tuesday morning, sources tell WGN. At a brief news conference Tuesday, authorities said they were searching for two white men and one black man. A large perimeter has been set up and multiple helicopters and K9s units are searching the area. Police will not confirm the officer has died, only...
  • Fox Lake, IL officer died after being shot, manhunt underway for suspects

    09/01/2015 9:47:24 AM PDT · by ilovesarah2012 · 37 replies
    fox6now.com ^ | September 1, 2015
    FOX LAKE, Illinois -- Sources tell Tribune partner WGN that a Fox Lake police officer has died after being shot Tuesday morning, September 1st. Sources tell WGN that the officer's gun and pepper spray was taken. Meanwhile, police are searching for two suspects: one white male and one black male. There is also possibly a third suspect. Multiple helicopters and K-9s are searching the area. WGN reports Rollins Road between Washington Avenue and Route 59 is closed and all area schools are on lockdown. Service on the Milwaukee District North Line is also shut down in both directions.
  • Officer dies, manhunt for armed suspects in Fox Lake (Illinois)

    09/01/2015 8:49:33 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 20 replies
    WGN ^ | September 1 | Staff
    FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Sources tell WGN that a Fox Lake police officer has died after being shot Tuesday morning. Sources tell WGN that the officer's gun and pepper spray was taken. Meanwhile, police are searching for two suspects: one white male and one black male. There is also possibly a third suspect. Multiple helicopters and K9s are searching the area.
  • Armed Black Panthers to Texas Cops: ‘We Will Start Creeping Up on You in the Darkness’

    08/31/2015 12:51:30 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 91 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/31/15 | Bob Price and Lana Shadwick
    Armed Black Panther members marched in front of the Waller County jail and shouted, “You’re gonna stop doing what you’re doing, or we will start creeping up on you in the darkness.” The statement was made just two weeks prior to the assassination of a Harris County deputy sheriff. Shannon Miles, a black male, allegedly came “creeping up” behind Harris County Deputy Darren Goforth in the darkness on the night of August 28. While Goforth stood at a convenience store pumping gas into his patrol vehicle, Miles allegedly raised a pistol and shot him dead. The comments, made by a...
  • A Handful of Colorado Towns Rely Heavily on Money from Traffic Tickets

    08/31/2015 8:31:00 AM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 36 replies
    Rocky Mountain PBS I-News ^ | 4/29/15 | Katie Kuntz
    Her toddler balanced on her hip, Ashlee Lucero approached the Mountain View municipal courthouse earlier this month to ask the presiding judge for community service. She was still unable to pay off a traffic ticket she received last September. “I was in jail for a whole day,” said Lucero, a 23-year-old single mother from Thornton. “A misunderstanding happens and they take me to court for it and I am still trying to pay for this ticket.” Mountain View, population 518, is small geographically, stretching just six blocks east to west, Sheridan Boulevard to Fenton Street, between Denver and Wheat Ridge,...
  • SHERIFF ADDRESSES #BLACKLIVESMATTER "RHETORIC" IN PRESS CONFERENCE ON EXECUTED DEPUTY

    08/30/2015 1:36:33 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 30, 2015 | Bob Price
    HOUSTON, Texas – The escalation of anti-white and anti-cop rhetoric has been building since militant black activists began marching in support of #BlackLivesMatter after the suicide of Sandra Bland. At protests at the jail where Bland killed herself, a radical activist called for all white people to be killed, and heavily armed members of the New Black Panther Party chanted “the revolution has started … off the pigs.”
  • Over One Thousand Gather Where Deputy was Executed

    08/30/2015 2:58:04 PM PDT · by PROCON · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug. 30, 2015 | Lana Shadwick
    HOUSTON, Texas — One night after Deputy Darren Goforth was executed at a Chevron station in Houston, Texas, over a thousand people gathered at the site to memorialize the man who was apparently murdered simply because he wore a police uniform. There was an outpouring of support for Harris County Sheriff Deputy Goforth, and for law enforcement officers and their families.Deputy Goforth was shot execution-style at a gas station on Friday night. The officer was in uniform and was putting gas in his patrol car at a Chevron station in northwest Houston. Witnesses told Breitbart Texas that the shooter...
  • Hundreds Attend Vigil for Slain Texas Deputy Darren Goforth

    08/30/2015 7:32:24 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 42 replies
    NBC News ^ | Aug 29 2015 | Jacob Rascon and Phil Helsel
    Hundreds of people showed up at a Texas gas station Saturday to pay tribute to a sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind after filling up his patrol car the night before. Many who attended the vigil for Harris County sheriff's deputy Darren H. Goforth said they were there to support the police, and some said they were frustrated with the "black lives matter" movement and what they said was an increased hostility against all police. Those who knew Goforth described him as "just a really nice guy." "It's not fair," said Mikayla Delossantos, whose father was friends with...
  • Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke: Obama Started This War on Police – It’s Open Season Right Now

    08/30/2015 8:55:51 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 38 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 08/30/15 | Jim Hoft
    Sheriff David Clarke placed the blame for the execution of Harris County deputy Darren Goforth squarely upon President Barack Obama and former Attorney General Eric Holder. Sheriff Clarke joined Judge Jeanine Pirro last night on Justice with Judge Jeanine. The Milwaukee County Sheriff said that Obama and Holder laid the groundwork for “this war on police” by supporting ‘activists’ who have disparaged law enforcement based upon a set of lies. “I am too pissed off tonight to be diplomatic with what’s going on and I’m not going to stick my head in the sand about it. I said last December...
  • Alleged Texas Cop Killer Charged: Linked to University Attended by Sandra Bland

    08/29/2015 3:01:12 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Aug 29, 2015 | Bob Price and Lana Shadwick
    HOUSTON, Texas – Authorities in Harris County have identified the alleged killer of a Harris County Sheriff’s Deputy as Shannon Juruary Miles, 31. Breitbart Texas has learned that Miles has an extensive history with law enforcement in Harris County. Miles is the registered owner of the 2002 red Ford Ranger that law enforcement appeared to search on Friday night outside the home where Miles lives. The Ford was being sought after police obtained security video from the gas station where Deputy Darren Goforth was killed. They also had a description of the vehicle from witnesses. Miles is being charged with...
  • Motive unclear in deadly ambush of Deputy Darren Goforth

    08/30/2015 8:55:38 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 23 replies
    http://abc13.com/news/motive-unclear-in-deadly-ambush-of-dep-darren-goforth/962502/ | 8-30-2015
    HOUSTON -- Across southeast Texas especially in Harris County, many woke up today asking the big question. What led up to the deadly shooting of Deputy Darren Goforth? The violent crime left Goforth's loved ones, law enforcement, and ordinary citizens in tears. Authorities called it a "cold blooded assassination" which seemed to be carried out at random because Deputy Goforth was a sworn officer of the law. Yesterday, the District Attorney's office accepted capital murder charges against 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles. Sheriff Ron Hickman said they recovered the murder weapon inside his home. He said his investigators could not extract...
  • Black Lives Matter Boos D.C. Mayor for Saying She'll Put More Police on Street

    08/30/2015 7:54:58 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 8/30/2015 | BEN NUCKOLS
    The boos began as soon as Washington's mayor said she was putting more police officers on the streets in neighborhoods affected by violent crime. They didn't let up for the next 18 minutes as Democrat Muriel Bowser laid out her plans to address an increase in homicides in the nation's capital. Bowser was repeatedly heckled and interrupted by a few dozen protesters affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement during her address Thursday inside the sweltering gymnasium of a long-shuttered school in southeast Washington. Shouting "Jobs, not jails!" and "More police is not the answer!," the protesters accused the mayor...
  • Sheriff blames anti-police sentiment in killing of Houston deputy

    08/29/2015 12:51:52 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 39 replies
    Reuters via Yahoo ^ | 08/29/2015 | Kevin Murphy
    Harris County deputy Darren Goforth, in uniform, was pumping gas into his patrol car when the gunman approached from behind and fired several shots, sheriff's officials said. No motive has been reported. Hickman expressed outrage at the shooting, which occurred as demonstrators nationwide have been protesting police killings of unarmed minorities, in particular black men. "Our system of justice absolutely requires a law enforcement presence to protect our communities, so at any point where the rhetoric ramps up to the point where calculated cold-blooded assassination of police officers happen(s). This rhetoric has gotten out of control," Hickman said. "We've heard...
  • Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas

    08/28/2015 11:51:43 PM PDT · by pawpawrick · 78 replies
    yahoo news ^ | Houston AP
    HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.
  • Deadly Officer-Involved Shooting in Dallas: Police

    08/27/2015 12:56:44 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 14 replies
    NBCDFW.com ^ | 8/27/15 | NBCDFW
    Dallas police say there has been an deadly officer-involved shooting Thursday afternoon. The shooting occurred at about 2 p.m. near 2nd Avenue and Penelope Street southeast of Fair Park. Officers confirmed the suspect involved in the shooting has died.
  • Multiple people shot in Louisiana, including police officer

    08/26/2015 3:46:52 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 31 replies
    CBSNEWS.com ^ | 8/26/15 | CBS
    SUNSET, Lo. -- Officials are responding to a shooting involving multiple victims in Louisiana, reports CBS affiliate KLFY. Sunset Police have confirmed to KLFY that a police officer has been shot. KLFY is reporting that a man has barricaded himself inside the convenience store near where the shooting took place.
  • Louisiana State Police dies after being shot, taunted

    08/24/2015 10:05:11 AM PDT · by blueyon · 26 replies
    msn.com ^ | 8/24/15 | John Bacon
    A Louisiana State Police dies Monday after authorities say he was shot in the head and then taunted when he stopped to provide aide to a man whose truck was stuck in a ditch............
  • Louisiana State Police Steven Vincent has died

    08/24/2015 7:47:52 AM PDT · by blueyon · 17 replies
    Facebook page for prayers for him ^ | 8/24/15 | Louisiana State Police??
    Death of S/T Steven Vincent I am very saddened to report that Senior Trooper Steven Vincent has passed away this morning from the gunshot wounds he suffered yesterday in conjunction with a traffic investigation. As an organization, we are heartbroken over this senseless and tragic death. Our thoughts and prayers are with his surviving wife Katherine and his son Ethan as well as his entire extended family. ( Brothers, Tpr. Terrell Vincent and Chief Keith Vincent) Steven was proud to serve as a Louisiana State Trooper and we were proud to count him among our ranks. This loss exacts an...
  • Ex-Fairfax officer who shot and killed unarmed man denied bail, faints in courtroom

    08/23/2015 11:54:33 AM PDT · by Forgotten Amendments · 16 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 19, 2015 | Justin Jouvenal
    Commonwealth’s Attorney Raymond F. Morrogh argued against bond, telling a Fairfax County Circuit Court judge that Torres was upset before the shooting and had told supervisors that his wife had cheated on him and traveled to Hawaii with a boyfriend. On another occasion, Morrogh said Torres had been sent home from work because he was “upset and disoriented.” Morrogh also said Torres went home sick one day, but supervisors later learned that he was spending time with family.
  • Oakland Police Shooting Video Appears to Show Carjacking Suspect Point Gun at Officers

    08/19/2015 1:12:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 8/19 | Bob Redell
    The deadly shooting of a 24-year-old carjacking suspect by Oakland police led to protests in the streets.In footage released Wednesday, Oakland police body cameras appear to show a carjacking suspect pointing a gun in the direction of officers before they shoot him dead during a foot pursuit last week. The deadly shooting of the 24-year-old suspect led to protests in the streets of Oakland. \ In response, the Oakland Police Department invited reporters to the chief’s conference room Wednesday morning to view the body camera video of the officer-involved shooting. The only rule: no recording devices. It is the first...
  • Cop Tried to Cook Meth at Government Science Lab — Here’s His Lawyer’s Explanation (Exploded)

    08/19/2015 7:03:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 19 | Dan Morse
    A former police supervisor at a federal laboratory complex in Maryland has been charged with trying to make meth at the complex, where an explosion erupted last month during what his attorney described as an attempt by the officer to learn more about the drug. “He was conducting an unauthorized training experiment, which failed,” said Steven VanGrack, an attorney for the officer, Christopher Bartley. The latest twists in the case — the charge by federal authorities, the response by the officer — were revealed Tuesday. VanGrack said he expects his client to plead guilty by the end of the week....
  • Two former Ga. police officers charged with murder for stun gun death of handcuffed man

    08/18/2015 2:46:09 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 19 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 08/18/2015 | By Wesley Lowery
    Two former police officers from East Point, Ga. have been indicted on charges of murder in the April 2014 death of Gregory Towns, a 24-year-old unarmed black man who died after a stun gun was used on him while he was in handcuffs. Former Cpl. Howard Weems and Sgt. Marcus Eberhart were indicted on charges of felony murder, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault and several charges of violation of an oath by a public officer. ~snip~ The two officers approached Towns as he left his mother’s apartment complex after allegedly having been involved in a domestic dispute. Towns ran, but was...
  • How the Pentagon's distribution of military gear to police is about to tighten again

    08/16/2015 3:12:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 3 replies
    Stars & Stripes ^ | 8/15/15 | Dan Lamothe
    <p>One year after the use of military vehicles and equipment by police in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, prompted questions about how the Pentagon distributes unused gear and weapons to local law enforcement agencies, new guidelines tightening the program will soon take effect.</p>
  • Cop Pistol-Whipped With His Own Gun After Restraining Himself For Fear of Backlash

    08/15/2015 12:58:40 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 39 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 08/15/2015 | Ken Meyer
    The story of an Alabama police detective went viral this week after being pistol-whipped with his own gun for fear of becoming the newest police headline.“A lot of officers are being too cautious because of what’s going on in the media,” the officer later told reporters. “I hesitated because I didn’t want to be in the media like I am right now.”The officer, who has asked to remain anonymous, was attacked last Friday after stopping a car that was erratically moving down the highway. After pulling-over to a parking lot at a shopping mall, Janard Cunningham reportedly got out...
  • Oakland police kill robbery suspect after car chase

    08/13/2015 7:11:44 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 12, 2015 | Henry K. Lee
    Oakland police shot and killed a 24-year-old armed robbery suspect after a car chase Wednesday that ended in a crash near downtown, authorities said. The shooting, the third involving city police to result in a fatality this year, prompted protesters to march through downtown Wednesday night, breaking windows and setting fires. The name of the slain suspect wasn’t released. Police shot the man after he collided with a car and tried to carjack another vehicle, police said. The man was shot by three officers when he “advanced towards the officers while holding a pistol in his hand,” said Chief Sean...
  • Armed teenager shot by police in Ferguson on anniversary of Michael Brown's death ....

    08/12/2015 1:13:49 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 64 replies
    FULL TITLE: Armed teenager shot by police in Ferguson on anniversary of Michael Brown's death called himself 'Glocks', posed with guns and boasted of being a gangster Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3195156/Armed-teenager-shot-police-Ferguson-anniversary-Michael-Brown-s-death-called-Glocks-posed-guns-boasted-gangster.html#ixzz3idMHtOLf Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook The alleged gunman who is accused of opening fire in Ferguson on the anniversary of Michael Brown's death posed holding guns on Facebook and bragged about being a gangster. Tyrone Harris called himself 'Ty Glocks' after the gun maker and claimed he was part of a group called 'Pistol Gang'. He posed in multiple photos on Facebook with pistols and rifles...
  • Staten Island Yankees respond to ‘Blue Lives Matter Day’ controversy

    08/12/2015 5:34:50 PM PDT · by massmike · 10 replies
    http://news.yahoo.com/ ^ | 08/12/2015 | Michael Walsh
    A New York Yankees minor-league affiliate says it was surprised by the controversy surrounding a “Blue Lives Matter Day” held at its ballpark Sunday. Social-justice activists and left-leaning websites criticized the timing of the event, which took place on the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson, Mo., but team officials insist it was simply a coincidence. Blue Lives Matter NYC, a charity for the families of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, hosted the fundraising event during a baseball game between the Staten Island Yankees and the Brooklyn Cyclones at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark. Kirsten...
  • 9 Times the Government Stole Americans’ Cash, Cars

    08/11/2015 9:32:18 AM PDT · by Half Vast Conspiracy · 22 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | June 16, 2015 | Jessica Kline
    Today, The Heritage Foundation releases “Arresting Your Property: How Civil Asset Forfeiture Turns Police Into Profiteers.” This booklet highlights the important problem of civil asset forfeiture and tells lawmakers how states and the federal government can help fix these broken laws. The booklet reveals the dark side of civil forfeiture, where the government seizes your property without ever convicting you of, or even charging you with, a crime, and then keeps the profits for its own coffers. Here are nine such examples: 1. Georgia—Iraq War veteran Andrew Clyde owns a small gun shop armory in Athens, Ga. In April 2013,...
  • Indianapolis Police Kill (Black) 15-Year-Old Carjacking Suspect

    08/11/2015 3:06:36 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 10, 2015 | Rick Callahan
    Indianapolis police fatally shot a "troubled" 15-year-old boy who evaded officers at a traffic stop and accelerated toward them in a car that matched the description of one that had been reported carjacked, the city's assistant police chief said Monday. Three officers opened fire Sunday night on the carjacking suspect, identified by the local coroner's office as Andre Green, because they felt threatened as he accelerated the car toward them, said Assistant Police Chief Lloyd Crowe. [Snip] Green pleaded guilty in May to juvenile charges of auto theft and criminal mischief, court records show. According to Marion County juvenile court...
  • Police Have Killed at Least 1,083 Americans Since Michael Brown's Death

    08/10/2015 7:25:13 AM PDT · by bob_denard · 52 replies
    Vice ^ | August 9, 2015 | By Liz Fields
    A year ago today, a white police officer shot and killed a black teenager in a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri, catalyzing a firestorm of protests and re-animating national conversations on issues of race, policing, and violence in the US. Michael Brown's bleeding corpse was subsequently left facedown in the middle of the road for four hours on the afternoon on August 9, 2014 — exposed to the midday summer sun and eyes of residents, a few of whom snapped cellphone images that would eventually spread across social media, the nation, and the world. At Brown's funeral, two weeks later,...
  • Despite Unrest, Blacks Do Not Feel More Mistreated by Police

    08/10/2015 10:49:20 AM PDT · by thetroyster67 · 9 replies
    gallup.com ^ | 08/10/2015 | thetroyster67
    PRINCETON, N.J. -- Despite the significant public attention on confrontations between black citizens and police in Missouri, Maryland and New York over the past year, blacks in 2015 express virtually the same opinions about being mistreated by police as they did in 2013. This year, 18% of adult blacks say there has been an occasion the last 30 days when they personally felt they were treated unfairly in dealings with police, which is virtually the same as the 17% recorded in 2013. This is down from as high as 25% in 2004.
  • An ‘unarmed’ white teen was shot dead by police. His family asks: Where is the outrage?

    08/06/2015 1:19:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 6 at 8:00 AM | Abby Phillip
    Zachary Hammond was on a first date when he was fatally shot by a police officer in his car during a drug bust in South Carolina, his family says. At the time the 19-year-old was shot and killed, his date, Tori Morton, was eating an ice cream cone, according to the family’s attorney, Eric Bland. Morton, 23, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana — all 10 grams of it — which, according to police, was the reason undercover agents set up the drug buy. ... Amid heightened scrutiny of fatal police shootings across the country, Hammond’s death has...
  • Shreveport police: Officer shot, killed; manhunt ongoing (1)

    08/06/2015 7:20:37 AM PDT · by PROCON · 10 replies
    AP ^ | Aug. 6, 2015
    SHREVEPORT, La. (August 6, 2015) — Police in northwest Louisiana say an officer has died after being shot while on duty, and a manhunt for a suspect is under way. Shreveport police spokesman Bill Goodin tells The Associated Press that investigators believe they know who the suspect is and are obtaining a warrant for his arrest.
  • Florida man arrested after attempting to carjack unmarked police cruiser

    08/06/2015 8:04:51 AM PDT · by NRA1995 · 32 replies
    Dominique Albert, 27, armed with a steak knife, approached an unmarked car in an alley Thursday night around 9:45 p.m. After he opened the door, he realized there were two officers inside who were in the area on a stakeout for street crimes
  • Alabama deputy charged by Feds in "revenge beatdown"

    08/06/2015 7:18:25 AM PDT · by saleman · 26 replies
    al.com ^ | 8/3/2015 | Challen Stephens
    Federal authorities today arrested a former Madison County deputy for his role in the roadside arrest and brutal beating of a Tennessee handyman in August of 2012. Deputy Justin Watson, who quit the force in April, was the only one named in the federal indictment.
  • CRIME College Professor Accuses State Trooper of Racial Profiling —

    08/04/2015 8:31:47 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 31 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 8/4/15 | Liz Klimas
    Then Investigators Listened to the Dashcam Audio Minati Roychoudhuri was pulled over on Route 15 in Connecticut a few months ago and cited for an unsafe lane change. Roychoudhuri fought this infraction, saying that she was unfairly and racially profiled by the state trooper as evidenced by him asking her if she spoke English. Last week though, an internal investigation revealed this woman’s accusations were false, leading to a warrant for her arrest under a false statement charge. Roychoudhuri turned herself in on July 28. Minati Roychoudhuri was charged making a false statement after she accused a state trooper of...
  • Rohnert park police ["Are you some kind of Constitutionalists?' Rohnert Park Cop pulls gun on guy]

    08/04/2015 12:22:26 PM PDT · by KneelBeforeZod · 279 replies
    youtube.com ^ | Aug 3, 2015 | RRryan 71187
    Citizen seems to notice a police officer driving around and around his neighborhood while he is working on his boat in his driveway. Police officer doesn't like being filmed by someone in his own yard and decides to stop and pull gun on him.
  • Darren Wilson is writing his memoirs and studying criminal justice following a series of odd jobs

    08/04/2015 12:12:07 AM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 12 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 3 August 2015 | DANIEL BATES
    Darren Wilson is writing a memoir and is planning to become a motivational speaker because he wants to 'do some good in the world', Daily Mail Online can reveal. The former cop who shot dead Michael Brown hopes to get on the lucrative law enforcement speaking circuit where he could earn thousands of dollars for each appearance. An investigation by Daily Mail Online has revealed that Wilson has spent the last year in fear for his life and bouncing from one dead end job to another including working in the warehouse of a boot store. Wilson, a father-of-two, was given...
  • Loretta Lynch Embeds Federal Agents In Baltimore To Help Control Embarrassment of Growing Crisis…

    08/03/2015 7:59:45 AM PDT · by PROCON · 52 replies
    theconservativetreehouse ^ | Aug. 2, 2015 | sundance
    BALTIMORE – After 10 people were shot — seven of them in one incident — overnight in Baltimore following the city’s most violent month in decades, police announced Sunday that 10 federal agents will embed with the city’s homicide unit for the next two months. The special agents detailed to the city from the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Agency, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the U.S. Marshals Service and the U.S. Secret Service represent a “flipping of the script of sorts,” Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said. “That’s a bit unusual because local police departments —...
  • Trump On Black Lives Matter: ‘We Have To Give Power Back To The Police’

    08/02/2015 3:29:07 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    Crooks & Liars ^ | August 3, 2015 | Heather
    GOP 2016 frontrunner Donald Trump appeared on this Sunday's Meet the Press and when asked about the Black Lives Matter movement in America, proved he was just as clueless as the rest of the talking heads on the right with this response to host Chuck Todd. CHUCK TODD: And, again, I know we're going to get into a lot more issues with you in a couple weeks. But I want to ask you about Black Lives Matter. The latest shooting of a white police officer shooting an unarmed black man. Do you see this as a crisis in America? DONALD...
  • Police ID suspect in killing of officer; manhunt underway (Obama son)

    08/02/2015 6:02:04 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 28 replies
    YAHOO NEWS ^ | 02 AUGUST 2015 | AP
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police officials on Sunday identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer, and an intense search for the man is underway. Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, faces a first-degree murder charge in the death of Officer Sean Bolton, 33, on Saturday night, Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong said at a news conference. Armstrong said Wilbourn was a passenger in a 2002 Mercedes Benz that was parked illegally in a southeast Memphis neighborhood on Saturday night. Armstrong said Bolton saw the car and shined his squad car's spotlight on the vehicle.
  • Black Alabama Cop Beats the S&*# Out of Handcuffed white man

    07/31/2015 9:50:14 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 24 replies
    On December 23, 2011, in Huntsville, Alabama, black cop Brett Russell brutally yanked a restrained white man from the back of a police cruiser, and instantly unleashed brutal beating upon his helpless ass, while repeatedly yelling the fix all police brutality phrase bleated ad nauseum for recording purposes: “Stop resisting!” Gary Wayne Hopkins had been arrested after a domestic violence call. He was beaten so badly, the correctional officers were unable to accept him, and sent him straight to a hospital. In the police report, all present officers reported that Hopkins was combative, and that Russell who beat him to...
  • HPD officer charged with assault for body slam

    07/31/2015 10:19:14 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 13 replies
    Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHN ^ | Friday, July 31, 2015 | Lynn Kawano
    HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The State Attorney General's office has charged a Honolulu Police officer shown in cell phone video body slamming a man in Palolo Valley in February. Only Hawaii News Now reported on the case months ago when 25-year old Eric Masrasrik was thrown to the ground by Officer Siave Seti, Jr.  Seti is charged with assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor. The cell phone video doesn't show what led up to the confrontation, but Masrasrik claims it was unprovoked. He also says the officer punched him in the face. Seti, a two year veteran of the force, did not arrest...