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  • DPD(Dallas) Sgt. Left Holding Bag Over Chick-Fil-A Sandwich

    08/08/2012 4:17:26 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 44 replies ^ | 8/8/12 | Andrea Lucia & Ryan Crowe,
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The controversy over Chick-Fil-A may now have impacted the Dallas Police Department. CBS 11 has learned a Dallas Police Sergeant brought a sandwich from the embattled restaurant chain to work with him last Wednesday, August 1, a day known around the country as Chick-Fil-A Appreciation Day. When the Sergeant arrived at his post at the Southeast patrol, words were exchanged between himself and two female officers. And while it is unclear who started the argument, police have launched an investigation into the matter. A department spokesperson says the issue is not whether the sergeant brought the sandwich...
  • Woman wants answers after sheriff's deputy shot, killed her dog

    08/05/2012 6:25:11 PM PDT · by FunkyZero · 106 replies ^ | 8:00 AM CDT Aug 03, 2012 |
    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. A Cleveland County woman says she called a sheriff's deputy for help, but when he arrived at her home, he shot and killed her dog without provocation.
  • Indiana Law: Citizens Now Allowed to Shoot Law Enforcement During Unlawful Entry

    08/06/2012 9:26:31 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 94 replies
    The Intell Hub ^ | July 10, 2012 | Shepard Ambellas
    A new law in Indiana authorizes the general public to use deadly force against public servants (including law enforcement officers) who unlawfully enter private property. The measure, approved by Gov. Mitch Daniels in March, (who himself is a Bilderberg member, making the situation even more interesting) is a real game changer as the script has been flipped on the police when it comes to deadly force.
  • Hero B'klyn cop focused on saving others during Wis. Sikh temple shooting (took up to 9 bullets)

    08/06/2012 1:34:10 PM PDT · by dead · 13 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/6/12 | BOB FREDERICKS
    The hero Brooklyn-born cop who took up to nine bullets trying to stop an alleged racist madman shooting up a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee was more worried about other victims than himself. "He told them to go into the temple,” Oak Creek, Wis., Police Chief John Edwards said today about Police Lt. Brian Murphy, 51, whose brother, Terry, is a retired NYPD detective. Brian Murphy had waved off help from fellow officers Sunday during the carnage at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. < snip > Murphy -- who Bauer said has kept his New York accent and attitude despite...
  • Gun Owner Saves Cop's Life by Shooting Deranged Gunman! (VIDEO) (TX)

    08/02/2012 5:15:50 AM PDT · by marktwain · 37 replies ^ | 1 August, 2012 | dabneybailey
    <p>It all began, innocently enough, “as a squabble over dogs.” David Michael House, 58, and Iris Valentina Calaci, 53, were both residents at the Peach House RV Park in central Texas. They were also dog owners, and their pooches allegedly had a nasty habit of relieving themselves on the lawn of neighbor Charles Ronald Conner, 58.</p>
  • 12 Year-Old Girl Tased Inside Victoria Secrets

    07/31/2012 8:29:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 70 replies
    WFMY News ^ | Jul 29, 2012
    A police officer tased a 12-year-old girl inside a Victoria's Secret Wednesday afternoon at South County Center. Police say the officer came into the Victoria's Secret looking for the teenager's mom, who had warrants for her arrest. But it was the teen who got tased. "This one goes in my chest. It was stuck in there so she had to keep on pulling trying to pull it out," said Dejamon Baker, as she pointed to a small wound on her chest.
  • 20 Years of On-Duty Sex, Plus Overtime, Cop Retired Early at 42 with 7 Years of Health Benefits

    07/30/2012 11:50:21 AM PDT · by Altariel · 12 replies
    Reason ^ | July 25, 2012 | Ed Krayewski
    The New Britain Herald reports on the results of an internal affairs investigation of the now former Captain Anthony Paventi, who was the subject of a federal lawsuit filed by four female officers, was placed on leave last September when the internal affairs investigation started and negotiated a retirement deal at the end of the year: An internal affairs investigation into his activities concluded that Paventi had sex on duty throughout the span of his 20-year career and even rented hotel rooms for the trysts while he was working. Investigators determined that he rented rooms at the Days Inn on...
  • N.J. State Police troopers to face criminal charges in 'Death Race 2012' case

    07/28/2012 5:54:58 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 8 replies Star-Ledger ^ | July 27, 2012 | Christopher Baxter and Megan DeMarco
    Two State Police troopers implicated in escorting a caravan of luxury cars to Atlantic City at more than 100 mph will be criminally charged today, a lawyer for one of the men said Thursday. In the face of the charges, the attorney said Sgt. 1st Class Nadir Nassry, 47, a 25-year veteran of the force, had submitted a request for retirement Thursday morning, a took "full responsibility" for the incident on the Garden State Parkway in March. "I am aware of the negative image and difficulty this escort has caused the Division of State Police," Nassry wrote in a statement...
  • Maryland authorities thwart alleged mass shooting plot, seize 'arsenal of weapons'

    07/27/2012 9:23:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 94 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 27, 2012
    DEVELOPING: Maryland authorities have thwarted an alleged mass shooting plot and seized an "arsenal of weapons," Fox News has learned. WJLA-TV reports that police foiled what they believe would have been a mass shooting by an Anne Arundel County man. The station, citing police sources, said the suspect was about to get fired from his job. He was arrested in Crofton, Md., Thursday night. A source close to the investigation confirmed the report to Fox News, saying the "subject is emotionally disturbed." The man called up his workplace and threatened to shoot people, the source said. When police took the...
  • Two Bexar County K-9s dead after night left inside hot cruiser

    07/26/2012 6:19:18 PM PDT · by chrisinoc · 46 replies ^ | July 26, 2012 | Brian New
    SAN ANTONIO -- The Bexar County Sheriff's Department says two of its K-9s have died after they were left inside a patrol vehicle overnight. According to a statement from the Sheriff's Office, the dogs were "inadvertently" left inside the vehicle overnight and died from apparent heat exposure.
  • Cop who hurled slur at Crawford fired

    07/26/2012 9:02:58 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 60 replies
    WCVB ^ | 7/26/12 | WCVB
    LEOMINSTER, Mass. - A Leominster officer who investigators say directed a racial slur at Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford has been fired by Mayor Dean Mazzarella. Witnesses said Officer John Perrault, who is white, began heckling Crawford, who is black, before a July 5 minor league Portland Sea Dogs game in Manchester, N.H., earlier this month. The witnesses said Perrault, who was off-duty, called Crawford a "Monday," which the player interpreted as a racial slur. The word can be used as a derogatory term for blacks, and is often associated with Mondays being one of the least-liked days of...
  • 'What?' Confused 911 caller outs NYPD spying in NJ

    07/25/2012 6:17:20 AM PDT · by NCjim · 74 replies
    WRAL ^ | July 25, 2012
    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — It's an audiotape the New York Police Department hoped you would never hear. A building superintendent at an apartment complex just off the Rutgers University campus called the New Brunswick Police 911 line in June 2009. He said his staff had been conducting a routine inspection and came across something suspicious. "What's suspicious?" the dispatcher asked. "Suspicious in the sense that the apartment has about — has no furniture except two beds, has no clothing, has New York City Police Department radios." "Really?" the dispatcher asked, her voice rising with surprise. The caller, Salil Sheth, had...
  • Tensions High After Tampa Police Fatally Shoot Teen

    07/23/2012 12:34:21 PM PDT · by Iron Munro · 90 replies
    Tampa Tribune ^ | July 23, 2012 | Staff
    Members of a local Black Panther group are planning a protest today after Tampa police shot and killed an armed teenager Sunday night in a Tampa Heights apartment complex. The St. Petersburg/Tampa New Black Panther Party says it expects 200 protesters to attend a rally at 9 a.m. at the Tampa Police Department headquarters on North 22nd Street. The protest is in response to the shooting death of Javon Neal, 16, who police say ran from police up a stairwell then whirled around brandishing a pistol grip, pump-action shotgun before police shot him. The shooting ignited anger among the apartment...
  • CHP car rammed, shot at in Oakland

    07/22/2012 12:51:26 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 24 replies
    Police have arrested two men and are searching for two more in connection with a shooting that shattered the rear window of an occupied California Highway Patrol car in Oakland Saturday night. The shooting occurred around 10 p.m. near the High Street on-ramp to Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland, CHP Officer Sam Morgan said. Moments earlier, a CHP officer attempted to stop a van in the area of 54th Avenue and International Boulevard whose driver was not wearing a seatbelt, Morgan said. The van failed to yield to the officer, prompting a short chase. During the pursuit, a black Acura...
  • Henrico police shoot pet as they notify family of son's homicide

    07/17/2012 9:41:26 PM PDT · by Altariel · 54 replies
    Richmond Times-Dispatch ^ | July 12, 2012 | Bill McKelway
    HENRICO, Va. -- A bereft Henrico County family says its son died near Cool Lane, robbed of his life and $15. "He'd taken the bus up to my place to borrow the money last night; he just wanted a video or something," said Henry Hamiel. Hamiel's nephew, Ricky Ellerbe, 33, turned up shot to death hours later, about eight blocks from his home and just yards from the all-night convenience store on Mechanicsville Turnpike that had been his destination. **** The unidentified officer and a detective had arrived at the home to notify family members that Ellerbe had been killed....
  • Jaywalker Tased by Casselberry Police After Failing to Show ID

    07/16/2012 12:38:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | July 12, 2012 | Desiree Stennett
    Officials stood by two Casselberry officers who tased a man three times after he refused to show them his identification. "They followed procedure. They followed the law," spokeswoman Sara Brady said Thursday. Zikomo Peurifoy, 25, of Casselberry was riding his bicycle Saturday at 5:14 p.m. across State Road 436 with Noelle Price, 27, of Casselberry when they were stopped by two officers who said they were jaywalking.
  • Outrage as police shoot and kill the wrong man in hunt for attempted murder suspect....

    07/16/2012 12:59:03 PM PDT · by Student0165 · 53 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 07/16/2012 | Laura Cox
    An innocent man was shot dead by police after deputies mistook him for an attempted murder suspect. Lake County, Florida officers showed up at the Blueberry Hill apartment of Andrew Scott at around 1.30am on Sunday Roused from his bed in the middle of the night by an unknown presence at his property, Andrew Scott answered the door holding a gun. Officers had not announced who they were because they did not want the man they thought was inside, Jonathan Brown, to escape.
  • D.C. officer investigated for making threats against Michelle Obama

    07/12/2012 3:14:42 PM PDT · by moonshot925 · 57 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12 July 2012 | Clarence Williams and Mary Pat Flaherty
    During that conversation, the officials said, the officer allegedly said he would shoot the First Lady and then used his phone to retrieve a picture of the firearm he said he would use. It was not immediately clear what type of firearm was allegedly shown. An officer overheard the alleged threat and reported it to a police lieutenant at the Division, who immediately notified superiors, the officials said. “We received an allegation that inappropriate comments were made. We are currently investigating the nature of those comments,” D.C. police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump said in an e-mail. She declined to discuss the...
  • ICE agent shot in South Texas

    <p>Dozens of law enforcement officers picked over a miles-long crime scene bisecting a rural South Texas town Tuesday, collecting evidence after a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was shot while conducting surveillance.</p> <p>The agent with ICE's Homeland Security Investigations was shot early Tuesday near Hargill, about 25 miles northeast of McAllen. The agent was conducting surveillance related to an ongoing criminal investigation, ICE spokeswoman Nina Pruneda said. The agent was taken to a local hospital and was undergoing surgery, she said.</p>
  • “Would You Take Away Guns From Law-Abiding Citizens?” Readers' Poll In American COP Magazine

    07/01/2012 8:25:31 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 82 replies
    American Cop Magazine ^ | June 2012 | Roy Huntington
    “Would You Take Away Guns From Law-Abiding Citizens?” Open Poll Causes Stir In American COP Magazine Will You Do It? I’ve known anti-gun cops, who seriously said things like, ‘They have no right to own a gun, it’s my job to protect them. If they have guns, it’s just a danger to me!’ I ike to think my “real” job is as the editor of our sister publication, American Handgunner magazine. A publisher wears many hats, but what I really like to do is write, edit and interact with readers. What I’ve never forgotten is we, you and I, are...