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  • Wait … cops don't kill blacks unjustly?

    06/28/2018 7:52:19 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/27/2018 | Larry Elder
    Two recent studies found cops more reluctant to use deadly force against blacks, including one by a black Harvard economist. Professor Roland G. Fryer Jr. concluded: “On the most extreme use of force – officer-involved shootings – we find no racial differences in either the raw data or when contextual factors are taken into account.” But aren’t blacks routinely “racially profiled” by cops? Not according to the Police-Public Contact Survey. Produced every three years by the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics, the survey asks more than 60,000 people about their interactions with the police. It asks respondents’ to...
  • 3 blacks lying about cops – now who's 'racial profiling'?

    06/07/2018 7:14:47 AM PDT · by rktman · 27 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/6/2018 | Larry Elder
    In the last few weeks, three black motorists, including an NAACP chapter president, made blatantly false allegations against perfectly courteous police officers. Now who’s “racially profiling”? First, in Timmonsville, Sout Carolina, local NAACP President the Rev. Jerrod Moultrie put up a lengthy post on his Facebook page: “Tonight, I was racially profiled by Timmonsville Officer CAUSE I WAS DRIVING A MERCEDES BENZ AND GOING HOME IN A NICE NEIGHBORHOOD.” The reverend claimed the officer told him, “I am doing you a favor tonight not taking you to jail or writing you a ticket.”
  • "Countless lives were saved:" Officer hailed for confronting gunman at Dixon High School

    05/16/2018 10:53:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 19 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | 5/16/2018 | Unk
    A school resource officer is being hailed as a hero after confronting a gunman at an Illinois high school Wednesday morning, officials say. The officer encountered the 19-year-old former student, who was armed with a gun, at Dixon High School around 8 a.m., Dixon Police Chief Steven Howell said. Howell said the suspect fired several shots near the school's west gym and was then confronted by the officer assigned to the school. The suspect fled the school and the officer pursued him, Howell said. The gunman then fired several shots toward the officer, who shot back, wounding the suspect. The...
  • California Considering Unprecedented Law Restricting Police Firearm Use

    04/03/2018 4:55:57 PM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 4/3/2018 | Lydia O’Connor
    On the heels of police officers shooting a young, unarmed black man to death in Sacramento, California, last month, state lawmakers announced a first-of-its-kind bill on Monday that raises the standard for when officers may open fire. The proposed legislation would change the guidance in California’s use of force laws so that police may open fire ”‘only when necessary’ rather than ‘when reasonable,’” Sacramento-based Assemblyman Kevin McCarty (D), said at a press conference Tuesday.
  • The March for Their Lies

    03/27/2018 11:54:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 3/27/2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    History, it is said, is a lie agreed upon, and the so-called March for Our Lives celebrated the lie that easy access to guns and the NRA is placing our schoolchildren's lives in jeopardy. You did not hear from any speaker – the foul-mouthed activist David Hogg in particular – that neither the march nor the burial of 17 Parkland victims would have been necessary but for the failure of law enforcement agencies to do the jobs assigned to them. One speaker, activist student Emma González, stood silent for the six minutes and 20 seconds it took the gunman to...
  • Taylor Swift’s True Colors Emerge After Calif. Police Officer Dies

    03/03/2018 12:10:32 AM PST · by TChris · 82 replies
    American News Central ^ | March 2, 2018 | Andrew Mark Miller
    Taylor Swift surprised the police department where Sgt. Delbert Pickney used to work by sending a heart-shaped wreath of roses in memory of the late police officer on Thursday.
  • Police Training Firm Dumps Interrogation Technique Linked To Multiple False Confessions

    01/03/2018 4:23:53 PM PST · by TChris · 28 replies
    Tech Dirt ^ | 2 Jan 2018 | Tech Dirt contributor
    There may be a significant shift in police interrogation methods over the next several years. The Marshall Project reports one of the nation's largest police consulting firms is abandoning a technique that has been used by a majority of law enforcement agencies over the last six decades. It's called the Reid Technique, and it's been linked to a large number of false confessions.
  • Need a car? Take mine, Stillwater officer says. Gesture helps family rescue dogs

    07/13/2017 8:13:54 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 15 replies
    PioneerPress.com ^ | 7/13/17 | Mary Divine
    When Brad and Molly Nemec’s Dodge Durango broke down in downtown Stillwater last month, they called City Hall to explain that it would be stranded overnight. The Lindstrom, Minn., couple, who rescue Jindu dogs destined for slaughter in Korea, were on their way to pick up six dogs in Wisconsin when their SUV overheated near Teddy Bear Park. The dogs, flown from Seoul to Chicago, had been picked up at O’Hare International Airport by a friend of Nemec’s. The friend planned to meet the Nemecs near the Wisconsin Dells, a halfway point between their home and the Chicago airport. “We...
  • Police: 2 officers, 3 pedestrians struck by pickup truck in NW DC, suspect in custody

    06/08/2017 8:32:00 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 41 replies
    WJLA - ABC7 ^ | June 8 | Staff
    WASHINGTON (ABC7) — Two D.C. Police officers and three pedestrians were transported to a local hospital after being struck by a pickup truck in Adams Morgan Thursday night.
  • Family of slain SAPD officer says Donald Trump called to offer condolences

    11/22/2016 10:29:08 AM PST · by LoneStarGI · 9 replies
    News4SA.com ^ | TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22ND 2016
    The family of slain San Antonio Police Department Detective Benjamin Marconi says President-Elect Donald Trump contacted them Monday to offer his condolences. Annie Patterson Campos, who identifies herself as a "CSI (Crime Scene Investigator) at San Antonio Police Department" on her Facebook page, shared a post from Detective Benjamin Marconi's "son" Dane Gregory Marconi. Marconi's message states "Just got off the phone with the future president Trump, he sends his condolences to our family." The Facebook post was later removed. Detective Marconi was shot to death Sunday while sitting in his patrol car writing a traffic ticket outside Public Safety...
  • 1 suspect in custody after Fresno County Jail shooting

    09/03/2016 2:17:35 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 16 replies
    ABC 30 ^ | September 3 | Staff
    FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The Fresno County Sheriff's Department has confirmed that two officers were injured in an active shooter situation at the Fresno County jail in Downtown Fresno. Authorities said Thong Vang of Fresno shot Correctional Officers Juanita Davila and Toamalama Scanlan around 8:30 a.m.
  • Two officers shot near Fort Smith, Arkansas

    08/10/2016 6:57:04 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 30 replies
    WREG News 3 ^ | August 10 | George Brown
    SEBASTIAN COUNTY, Ark. — Two law enforcement officers have been shot near Fort Smith, Arkansas. Their conditions are not known at this time.
  • Green Party Co-Chair On #BlackLivesMatter: ‘The Violence Starts with Law Enforcement’

    08/05/2016 7:55:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 8 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/5/2016 | Bob Price and Lana Shadwick
    A co-chair of the national convention of the Green Party of the United States said during a pre-convention press conference that the current violence on the streets begins with the police. Breitbart Texas’ Bob Price asked Green Party media coordinator Scott McLarty about the Party’s position on the Black Lives Matter movement and the violence against police that has grown out of that movement.
  • 4 federal agents shot, motel destroyed in Kansas

    04/24/2016 9:56:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    wyff4.com ^ | 4/24/2016 | Holly Yan and Joe Sutton
    What started as a would-be arrest at a Kansas motel ended with four federal agents shot and the motel engulfed in flames. Officers from the U.S. Marshals Service's Fugitive Task Forces were looking for a suspect Saturday night at the Country Club Motel, Topeka police Lt. Colleen Stuart said. But when they reached the motel, someone opened fire and struck two U.S. marshals, an FBI agent and a fourth federal agent, Stuart said. It was not immediately clear which agency the fourth agent belonged to. Their injuries are not considered life-threatening, Stuart said.
  • 2 New York City Police Officers Are Shot (Breaking)

    02/04/2016 5:50:28 PM PST · by NRx · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | 02-04-2016 | AL BAKER
    Two New York City police officers were shot in the Bronx on Thursday night, and one was gravely injured, a law-enforcement official said. The circumstances were not immediately clear, but the official said the officers were on duty when they were shot around the Melrose Jackson Houses near 156th Street. The condition of the second was not immediately clear.
  • Crisis management team to help Adams County Sheriff’s Office [Idaho Rancher Shooting]

    11/05/2015 7:54:52 PM PST · by Timber Rattler · 18 replies
    The Idaho Statesman ^ | November 4, 2015 | KATY MOELLER
    An officer-involved shooting that left a longtime Adams County rancher dead Sunday has shocked the community and brought a tidal wave of recriminations for the county's small sheriff's department. The Adams County Sheriff's Office has been bombarded with angry calls and hate mail from people upset by the shooting, which left 62-year-old Jack Yantis dead on U.S. 95 in front of his home north of Council. Adams County Sheriff Ryan Zollman said people in the office are being called "murderers" and said the calls coming in forced one emergency dispatcher to leave her post Tuesday. "She was so upset," he...
  • Cause of death ruled homicide for man who died in Chatham County Detention Center

    06/05/2015 7:27:59 AM PDT · by Abathar · 18 replies
    WTOC.com ^ | 06/04/2015 | Conny Cooper
    SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The cause of death of a 22-year-old who died at the Chatham County Detention Center has been ruled a homicide, according to the Chatham County coroner. The manner of death was blunt force trauma. Matthew Ajibade, 22, died after he was retrained and placed in an isolation cell after he was combative and injured three CCSO deputies on New Year's day. A female sergeant suffered a concussion and broken nose, and two male deputies suffered injuries consistent with an affray. Ajibade was arrested and booked into the Chatham County Detention Center after he was arrested by...
  • Editorial: It's OK to tell the full truth about the Fox Lake police officer's death

    09/24/2015 7:32:45 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 24 | Staff
    Are three cop killers on the loose in Lake County? Nearly a month has passed since the gunshot death of a northern Illinois police lieutenant shocked Americans coast to coast. Vivid accounts of the massive manhunt for three ostensible killers drove news accounts for days. The funeral of Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz — "G.I. Joe" to many friends — attracted fellow officers from across the U.S. The wails of bagpipes, a trumpeting of taps and seven helicopters flying in a "V" formation bid him a final tribute. Unresolved then, as now, was the explanation of what led to the lieutenant's...
  • The Desecration of Fallen Officers-disturbing aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police.

    09/24/2015 6:32:13 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dawn Perlmutter
    The Desecration of Fallen Officers The disturbing underreported aspect of Black Lives Matter's war on police. September 23, 2015 Dawn Perlmutter    An underreported aspect of the war on police is the widespread desecration of fallen officer memorials throughout the country. The increase in vandalism of police memorials directly corresponds to the increase in anti-police movements and protests. Since the formation of the Black Lives Matter Movement memorials honoring officers killed in the line of duty have been attacked in Philadelphia, Chicago, Fresno, Denver, New Orleans, Oakland, Austin, Rochester NY, Covington KY, Fayetteville AR and Raleigh NC. Vandalism has...
  • [Monterey, CA] Two officers shot, two gunmen dead

    09/21/2015 10:15:54 PM PDT · by BlueNgold · 32 replies
    KSBW TV ^ | 21 September 2015 | KSBW
    Sand City, CA. Two officers were shot in Sand City outside the Target shopping center.It appears there were two gunmen. Shots were fired during a confrontation. Four people were shot, including two police officers and the two suspected gunmen.The victims were immediately sent to a nearby hospital.According to Monterey District Attorney Dean Flippo, the two suspected gunmen are dead.The two police officers have non-life threatening injuries and are expected to make a full recovery. The Target store is now closed.