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  • St. Louis Police Officer Fatally Shoots Teen Incident Sparks Protest

    10/09/2014 3:35:59 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 57 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct 9, 2014 | Ben Kesling
    St. Louis Police Officer Fatally Shoots Teen Incident Sparks Protest Echoing Those in Nearby Ferguson, Mo. Ben Kesling An off-duty St. Louis police officer shot and killed a black teenager Wednesday evening, triggering protests in a metropolitan area that has been rattled by weeks of sometimes violent unrest in some neighborhoods following a high-profile police-involved shooting in August. The white, six-year veteran of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, who was working as a private security officer, shot and killed Vonderrit Myers Jr., an 18-year-old black teen, following an alleged struggle and after the teen allegedly fired a pistol at...
  • $75K bail for off-duty officer accused of shooting into home (Illinois)

    07/23/2014 6:03:11 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 8 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | July 22, 2014 | Marwa Eltagouri
    $75K bail for off-duty officer accused of shooting into home By Marwa Eltagouri July 22, 2014 A judge set bail at $75,000 today for a south suburban police officer accused of firing his handgun while off-duty in Country Club Hills, with one of the rounds ending up in a wall inside someone's home, authorities said. Country Club Hills police officer John Silas, 38, charged with reckless discharge of a firearm, was in court today before Markham Courthouse Judge Darren Bowden, who set bail at $75,000, according to a statement from the Cook County state's attorney's office. According to Ben Briet,...
  • Former Officer: Soldiers Were ´Threatened´ If They Questioned Bergdahl Story

    06/02/2014 12:33:27 PM PDT · by Nachum · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/2/14 | Charlie Spiering
    A former U.S. officer who served in Afghanistan with Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl claims that soldiers were threatened by U.S. authorities if they questioned his story. After he was captured, Bergdahl said on a video from his captors that he lagged behind on patrol, although other sources in the military suggested anonymously that he walked away from his post. “Not only has this nebulous non-story been put out for years but you know these soldiers of 4th Brigade 25th Infantry Division were threatened with legal repercussions if they spoke about Bergdahl. Everybody officially mandated silencing of what we saw has been...
  • John Kerry Working with the U.N. to Stop Execution of Illegal Alien Cop Killer in Texas

    12/17/2013 7:26:38 PM PST · by montag813 · 77 replies
    Top Right Wordpress News ^ | 12-17-2013 | John Urban
    Above: Perennial traitor John Kerry's new mission: save the life of ghoulish illegal alien cop-killer Edgar Arias Tamayo.- by John UrbanTop Right NewsWhen John Kerry isn't busy trying to help Iran obtain nuclear weapons or stabbing Israel in the back, he is doing the bidding of the United Nations -- and Mexico -- trying to save the life of an illegal alien cop-killer.You heard that right. Edgar Arias Tamayo, a 46-year old Mexican man, was in the country illegally when he killed Houston police officer Guy Gaddis. Tamayo was arrested by Gaddis outside a nightclub in 1994 for robbery. While...
  • Obama building 'compliant officer class' Army intel official: Increasingly, 'to make

    11/13/2013 9:05:12 AM PST · by Nachum · 60 replies
    wnd ^ | 11/13/13 | F. Michael Maloof
    WASHINGTON – The extraordinarily large number of senior military officials being relieved of duty during the Obama administration – nine generals and flag officers this year alone and close to 200 senior officers over the last five years – is part of the creation of a “compliant officer class,” according to a U.S. Army intelligence official. Since WND’s ongoing coverage of what some top generals are openly calling a “purge” of senior military officers who run afoul of Obama or his agenda, some military personnel have been speaking out. According to a veteran Army intelligence official who spoke to WND...
  • Senior officer, NCIS agent are among those arrested in Navy bribery scandal

    10/19/2013 10:26:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    WaPo ^ | 10/19/13 | Craig Whitlock
    The U.S. Navy is being rocked by a bribery scandal that federal investigators say has reached high into the officer corps and exposed a massive overbilling scheme run by an Asian defense contractor that provided prostitutes and other kickbacks. Among those arrested on corruption charges are a senior agent for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service and a Navy commander who escaped Cambodia’s “killing fields” as a child only to make a triumphant return to the country decades later as the skipper of a U.S. destroyer. The investigation has also ensnared a Navy captain who was relieved of his ship’s command...
  • Disturbing Video Shows Court Officer Sexually Assaulting, Then Arresting Mother ..

    08/26/2013 10:55:11 AM PDT · by wardaddy · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 7-27-2013 | McMurry
    A CBS affiliate in Clark County, Nevada, has uncovered video of a disturbing incident in family court, in which a mother present for a routine proceeding is sexually assaulted and then arrested in full view of the court. An internal investigation has since revealed that both the harassment and its alleged cover-up may be part of a wider problem of abuse within the family court system. The initial events took place in 2011, when Monica Contreras was led from the court into a waiting room for a supposed, though unexplained, drug search. She then says a court marshal named Ron...
  • Off-duty officer fatally shot man suspected of shoplifting at Garland (TX) Wal-Mart

    07/29/2013 4:55:57 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 31 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 28 July 2013 | Tristan Hallman
    An off-duty Garland police officer fatally shot a man suspected of shoplifting Sunday at a Wal-Mart, police said. Police said the officer, a 19-year veteran, was working security at the Wal-Mart in the 1800 block of Marketplace in Garland. The officer said the man had been seen shoplifting several items, police spokesman Joe Harn said. Harn said the man ran outside after the officer attempted to stop him on his way out through the outdoor living section’s sliding doors just before 4 p.m. The officer used his Taser on the man, but it appeared to have no effect. Harn said...
  • 10 year sentence for Hawaii soldier convicted in data leak

    06/16/2013 1:40:43 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 12 replies
    Hawaii News Now ^ | June 15, 2013 | Hawaii News Now
    Honolulu (HawaiiNewsNow) - A military jury has found a Schofield Barracks officer guilty of illegally possessing and passing classified national defense information. Military prosecutors say Army Maj. Seivirak Inson, 43, attempted to hand over a number of military secrets to members connected to the Cambodian government between 2009 and 2012. Prosecutors say that Inson -- who is of Cambodian ancestry -- took classified U.S. intelligence reports about the Cambodian military and gave it to unauthorized personnel. The military jury on Friday evening sentenced Maj. Inson to 10 years in prison, forfeiture of pay and dismissal from the Army. The jury...
  • New Jersey police officer accused of shooting man dead in road rage incident

    06/10/2013 4:44:58 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10 June 2013
    A New Jersey police officer is being held on $1 million bail after he allegedly shot and killed a man in an apparent act of road rage while traveling with his family in Maryland. My FoxNY.com reports police say 40-year-old Joseph Walker, a sworn officer with the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office in New Jersey, shot and killed 36-year-old Joseph Harvey Jr. after an altercation on the shoulder of an interstate Saturday night. Officials in Maryland say they were told that a road rage incident had happened between the two vehicles before they pulled over. Harvey had one passenger in his...
  • Defecting Syrian Officer: I Was Ordered to Use Chemical Weapons

    04/29/2013 7:24:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    MEMRITv ^ | 4/29/13 | MEMRITv
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  • Again: US Army Officer Describes Mainstream Christian Groups as Extremists

    04/10/2013 11:54:15 AM PDT · by Nachum · 61 replies
    pj tattler ^ | 4/10/13 | Bryan Preston
    Last week we reported on the Army EEO briefing that described evangelical Christians and Catholics as “extremists” alongside the likes of the KKK and al Qaeda. That incident occurred in Pennsylvania. Today, Todd Starnes reports that an Army officer at Ft. Campbell, KY sent an email to subordinates using similar descriptions and epithets. “Just want to ensure everyone is somewhat educated on some of the groups out there that do not share our Army Values,” read an email from LTC Jack Rich to three dozen subordinates at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. “When we see behaviors that are inconsistent with Army...
  • Mexican Officer: Military at War with Cartels in Nuevo Laredo

    03/11/2013 9:17:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/11/13 | Brandon Darby
    A Mexican officer claims the military is indeed at war with drug cartels for territory in northern Mexico and that vast numbers of children have been left homeless and hungry by the war in the seemingly unreachable cartel-controlled territory. The officer spoke with me in person on the condition of anonymity. When I asked him to explain which cartels were fighting in Nuevo Laredo, he explained that things were not so simple and not so easily defined. The officer did not speak in law enforcement terms but instead used military terms. It grew clear that the troubles facing Mexico had...
  • Husband is charged in shooting death of Wauwatosa officer

    12/27/2012 2:31:41 PM PST · by Monitor · 34 replies
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ^ | 12/27/12 | Crocker Stephenson
    Benjamin Sebena was charged Thursday with the Christmas Eve shooting death of his wife, Wauwatosa Police Officer Jennifer L. Sebena. According to a criminal complaint, Benjamin Sebena told police he had been stalking his wife for days and that, after lying in wait for her for hours, shot her early Monday as she emerged from a break at a Wauwatosa Fire Department station on Underwood Ave. He said he shot her in the back of her head with his own handgun and then shot her several times in the face with her service revolver, according to the complaint.
  • Former CIA officer predicted Obama administration’s calamity, deception in Libya

    10/28/2012 12:57:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 14 replies
    Examiner ^ | 10/28/12 | Christopher Collins
    Former CIA officer predicted Obama administration’s calamity, deception in LibyaBy: Christopher Collins October 28, 2012 **SNIP** Clizbe pointed out, ”Obama and his clique love covert operations. They've demonstrated that in the Global War on Terror (or “overseas contingency operations building bridges to Islamic extremists”). Instead of actually pursuing the war in Afghanistan with the tools in place—soldiers and Marines—they prefer Predator strikes in the hinterlands of Pakistan. The number of these covert action killings has soared from 2009 to 2011—with estimates of 5 dead in 2009 under Bush growing to several hundred dead in 2010 under Obama.” Clizbe stated, “No...
  • VANITY: Last Surviving US WWII General Officer?

    10/27/2012 11:09:43 AM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 27 replies
    Self | 10/27/12 | Self
    Quick question for my fellow military history buffs. I've always been fascinated by timelines and the overlapping of human lives, much like the recent thread regarding the TV appearance of the elderly gentleman who, as a child, witnessed the assassination of Lincoln, lived into the TV age. As a student of the civil war, I've marveled at the fact that the last surviving individual to hold a general's rank during the conflict, Adelbert Ames, died a year after my father was born. Somehow that simple fact provides a linkage in the fabric of time that makes me realize how closely...
  • Code enforcement officer fired after entering woman's bedroom

    07/10/2012 10:44:31 AM PDT · by rawhide · 58 replies
    ajc.com ^ | 7-10-12 | Christopher Seward
    What would you do if you found a burly county agent in your bedroom, demanding that you cut your grass? Erica Masters of Martinez in Columbia County,near Augusta,captured such an encounter recently on her home surveillance camera when code compliance officer Jimmy Vowell entered her bedroom to demand she come out to sign a summons. "He let himself in and actually came through the house and into my bedroom and yelled at me to wake me up to let me know that I needed to come back outside and sign the violation notice," Masters told WJBF-TV News Channel 6 station...
  • 4:40 p.m.: Possible shooting reported at EHS (Elkins High School, WV)

    05/03/2012 2:10:18 PM PDT · by the_devils_advocate_666 · 5 replies
    The Inter-Mountain ^ | 5/3/12 | The Inter-Mountain
    Several emergency officials are responding to Elkins High School for a possible report of an officer being shot. A suspect reportedly is on scene and is on foot, but has not yet been captured. Emergency scanner traffic indicates the suspect is described as while male, possibly in his 50s, with a brown T-shirt and glasses. Police have locked down the school, blocked the Beverly 5-lane and are searching the area, including local stores. Police also are searching for a possible suspect in an attempted carjacking in the area behind Kmart, and it is unclear if it's the same person. Additional...
  • IDF Suspends Officer who Hit Anarchist

    04/15/2012 3:11:32 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/4/12 | Elad Benari
    The IDF has decided to suspend Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner, the IDF officer who was videotaped striking a Danish anarchist with his gun. In an updated statement released late Sunday evening, the IDF Spokesman's Unit said, “The Head of Central Command, Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon, has ordered an immediate inquiry into the incident in which Lt. Col. Shalom Eisner, Deputy Commander of the Bik'a Brigade, was seen hitting protesters in the Jordan Valley yesterday. After an initial inquiry conducted this evening (Sunday) by the Commander of the Bik’a Brigade, Maj. Gen. Nitzan Alon decided to adopt the recommendation of the...
  • Report: Iranian Officer Killed in Shooting Attack

    01/21/2012 10:39:29 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/1/12 | Elad Benari
    Iranian media reported on Saturday that a 43-year-old Iranian military officer was killed and another soldier was wounded in a shooting incident that occurred early on Saturday morning in the western Iran city of Khorramabad. According to the report, which was brought by Israel’s Channel 2 News on Saturday night, the incident occurred when two motorcyclists fired shots at a group of soldiers who were on their way to an air force base located near the city. The soldier who was wounded in the incident, said the report, suffered injuries to his leg and neck. A senior official in the...
  • Another F&F weapon used in the killing of an American law enforcement officer?

    01/09/2012 12:08:39 PM PST · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 1/9/12 | Dutchman 6
    From Doug Ross we have "Remember the good old days when we had a real media?" To which piece we find this comment from Duke C: I would like to comment on the shooting of a Maricopa Deputy Sheriff Sunday morning 4am, north of Phoenix, AZ. The no comment policy of the AZ Central newspaper prevents readers from expressing thier views and suspicions on this tragic event. The 50 year old father of 2, died when his body armor was penetrated by an AK 47 bullet. Eric Holder and the DOJ are holding their breath that this weapon is not...
  • Chile seeks extradition of ex-U.S. military officer in 1973 death (Lemmon/Spacek movie 'Missing')

    12/02/2011 7:44:59 AM PST · by Libloather · 23 replies
    LA Times ^ | 11/30/11 | Gutierrez and Chris Kraul
    Chile seeks extradition of ex-U.S. military officer in 1973 deathNovember 30, 2011 | By Fabiola Gutierrez and Chris Kraul, Los Angeles Times Reporting from Santiago, Chile, and Bogota, — A Chilean judge is seeking the extradition of a former U.S. military officer to face murder charges in the 1973 slaying of freelance journalist and filmmaker Charles Horman, a case dramatized in the Oscar-winning film "Missing," court sources confirmed Tuesday. Judge Jorge Zepeda wants former U.S. Navy Capt. Ray E. Davis, whose whereabouts were not immediately clear Tuesday, to face trial in Chile for his alleged involvement in the deaths of...
  • CHP Officer Shot Near Elk Grove (Sacramento suburb, suspect shot and killed)

    11/13/2011 8:26:10 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 12 replies
    KCRA ^ | 11/13/11
    Traffic On Hwy. 99 Diverted At Elk Grove ELK GROVE, Calif. (KCRA) -- Sacramento County sheriff’s deputies say a California Highway Patrol officer was shot near Elk Grove and the suspected gunman is dead. The shooting occurred Sunday evening during a traffic stop on Highway 99 just south of Elk Grove. As the officer approached the vehicle they were shot at multiple times, California Highway Patrol officials say. The officer is in stable condition at a local hospital, KCRA has confirmed. Elk Grove police officers at the scene heard the shots fired at the officer. A shootout then took place...
  • Immigration officer comes home to find family of Romanian gypsies squatting in her house

    08/17/2011 11:50:25 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:51 PM on 17th August 2011 | By Inderdeep Bains and Simon Neville
    An immigration officer returned home to find gipsies had moved in, ransacked the place and dressed in her clothes. Julia High was even offered a glass of her own wine by the Romanian squatters. They claimed they had rented the property from her ‘son’ because she had died, and produced a set of fake documents. Miss High, 55, has no son.
  • Slain Officer's Final Act of Kindness

    08/17/2011 10:16:53 AM PDT · by freedomwarrior998 · 61 replies
    NBC News ^ | 08/17/2011 | NBC News
    Just moments before he was fatally wounded in an unprovoked attack, a San Diego police officer performed one last act of kindness; he bought a child food while buying his own dinner.
  • Hotel guests describe tense scene after Memphis officer, civilian killed Sunday

    07/04/2011 9:00:47 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 15 replies
    The Commerical Appeal (Memphis, TN) ^ | July 4, 2011 | Clay Bailey
    The atmosphere around the Downtown DoubleTree Hotel was in stark contrast this morning to the chaos that swirled at Third and Union after a Memphis police officer and a civilian were killed at the hotel Sunday night. Officer Timothy Warren, 39, and a still unidentified man were shot to death at the DoubleTree about 7 p.m. Sunday in what authorities say started as a "shots fired" call . A domestic dispute appears to have contributed to the incident.
  • Andrea Yates could be freed by the end of this year

    06/20/2011 4:28:53 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 185 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8:31 PM on 20th June 2011 | By David Gardner
    A mother who shocked America by drowning her five children in the bathtub may be freed by the end of the year, according to her lawyer. Andrea Yates systematically murdered her children, aged between six months and seven years, at her suburban Clear Lake, Texas, home ten years ago today. She then dialled 911 and told the first police officer who arrived at the house: 'I just killed my kids.'
  • Street named after slain Miami-Dade police detective

    04/25/2011 1:26:15 AM PDT · by UncleHambone
    Examiner.com ^ | April 24, 2011 | William Lewis
    The Town of Davie is naming one of its streets after Roger Castillo, a Miami-Dade detective killed while on duty in January. Last week, council members approved a plan to change the name of Lancelot Court to Roger Castillo Court. In conjunction with the Hawkes Bluff homeowner’s association, town officials plan to hold a ceremony on Saturday, May 14th at 1pm to dedicate the new street and a memorial garden planned by the neighborhood. Attendees are invited to participate by bringing a small butterfly garden plant with them the day of the dedication. The plant will become part of the...
  • Anchorage Officer Charged With Passport Fraud

    04/22/2011 11:36:28 PM PDT · by zippythepinhead · 12 replies
    Anchorage Daily News ^ | 04/22/2011 | Casey Grove
    An Anchorage police officer who took on a false identity that masked his Mexican citizenship has been arrested and charged with passport fraud, federal officials said today. At a news conference Friday, U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler said that patrolman Rafael Espinoza, on the Anchorage police force for about six years, was really Rafael Mora-Lopez, a Mexican national working in the United States illegally.
  • TSA Officer Admits Plot to Post Porn on Christian Site

    04/14/2011 9:16:35 AM PDT · by Nachum · 45 replies
    patriotupdate.com ^ | 4/14/11 | Wesley Strackbein
    On April 10, Bob Seashols, a Coordination Center Officer for the Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) at the Richmond International Airport (RIC) and an administrator for Atheists United’s Facebook page, took part in a coordinated effort to populate pornographic images, extreme profanity, and sexually explicit anti-Christian hate-speech on the Facebook page of Ken Ham, an internationally known Christian ministry leader who serves as president of Answers in Genesis-U.S (AiG) and the popular Creation Museum, located near Cincinnati, Ohio. Sunday afternoon visitors to Mr. Ham’s “public person” Facebook site found pages of sexually explicit commentary aimed at mocking him and deriding...
  • Outrage After Officer Pepper Sprays Baby Squirrel

    04/08/2011 6:13:36 PM PDT · by fuzzybutt · 253 replies
    myfoxny.com ^ | Friday, 08 Apr 2011 | NEWSCORE
    MESQUITE, Texas - A YouTube video of a police officer using pepper spray on a baby squirrel has sparked outrage in the city of Mesquite, Tx. A student recorded the incident. In the video, the officer is seen spraying the animal after it began chasing students around at Kimbrough Middle School. Students are heard begging the cop, reffered to as Officer Davis on the video, to stop with cries of "No!" and "Don't spray him!" Mesquite Police Department has defended the officer's actions. Sgt. Wes Talley said the officer stood between a group of students and the animal because he...
  • Police officer apologises to students, saying they can avoid sex attack by not dressing like sluts

    02/18/2011 7:27:42 PM PST · by Niuhuru · 67 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8:37 PM on 18th February 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    A police officer who said women could avoid sexual assault by not dressing like “sluts” in an address to law students college has apologised. Constable Michael Sanguinetti made the stunning remark during a meeting about safety at Toronto's York University. While a more senior officer was talking, Mr. Sanguinetti interrupted and reportedly said: 'You know, I think we’re beating around the bush here. I’ve been told I’m not supposed to say this, however, women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimized.
  • Facebook post upsets father of 23

    01/23/2011 9:36:41 AM PST · by chemicalman · 60 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Comet ^ | January 23, 2011 | John DeSantis
    THIBODAUX — Larry Luther didn’t see the Facebook post by a Terrebonne Parish child-support hearing officer about a barroom bouncer appearing before him who has 23 children and “too much time on his hands.” But people who read a Courier and Daily Comet story containing questions about the posting’s propriety had little trouble determining who the posting was about and called Luther to tell him. Now the 41-year-old grandfather says he is preparing to file a Louisiana Judiciary Commission complaint against the hearing officer, William Dunckelman. “I am waiting on the papers in the mail,” Luther said Friday night. “I...
  • Army officer's wife killed teen children because they were 'mouthy,' Tampa authorities say

    01/29/2011 10:33:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 45 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 11:47 a.m. EST, January 29, 2011
    The woman who authorities say killed her teenage daughter and son because she was fed up with them talking back and being mouthy will not appear in court Saturday because she's being treated at a hospital for an unknown condition. Authorities say Julie Powers Schenecker was taken to Tampa General Hospital shortly after midnight Saturday to be treated for a medical condition that existed before she was taken to jail. Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies — who oversee jail inmates — said they could not reveal Schenecker's medical condition, citing health care privacy laws. An arrest affidavit said Schenecker shot her son...
  • Four Detroit police officers shot inside Northwest District precinct headquarters

    01/23/2011 6:24:19 PM PST · by FromLori · 25 replies
    WXYZ ^ | 1/23/2011 | staff
    <p>Four Detroit police officers were shot inside the Northwest District headquarters. The district office is located near Warwick and Plymouth and houses both the 6th and 8th precincts.</p> <p>We're told a man walked into the lobby and opened fire with a shotgun during roll call at about 4:30 p.m. He was killed by police.</p>
  • Mother-of-two police officer shot dead in Ohio

    01/02/2011 5:06:10 PM PST · by rawhide · 96 replies · 1+ views
    A female police officer has been shot dead and another wounded after a dramatic trailer park gun battle in Ohio. Mother-of-two Suzanne Waughtel Hopper, 40, had driven to the trailer park after reports came in of shots being fired in the Enon Beach area late Saturday morning. As she examined the area and took photos, the door of a nearby silver trailer opened and a man fired a single shot from a shotgun. Deputy Hopper was killed instantly by the blast. The officer who had accompanied there desperately tried to reach her body as a gun battle then ensued at...
  • Anger as white U.S. policeman filmed punching black girl, 17, in the face

    06/16/2010 9:54:20 AM PDT · by Niuhuru · 162 replies · 2,609+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | updated at 4:14 PM on 16th June 2010 | By Paul Thompson
    This is the moment a white American police officer punches a teenage black girl in the face after a dispute about how she and her friend crossed the road. Video footage of Officer Ian Walsh lashing out at the 17-year-old in Seattle has shocked the U.S. The teenager reels backwards in shock from the blow before clutching her face while a bystander can be heard asking: ‘Are you serious?’ Police arrested the girl, Angel Rosenthal, and her friend, 19-year-old Marilyn Ellen Levias, both of whom have criminal records. Seattle Police chiefs have launched an investigation into the alleged assault after...
  • AZ city joins officer's suit over immigration law

    06/01/2010 11:05:25 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 36 replies · 825+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 2, 2010
    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The city of Tucson has joined a lawsuit by one of its police officers to block Arizona's immigration enforcement law. The suit was filed in late April in U.S. District Court in Tucson on behalf of Tucson police officer Martin Escobar.
  • Officer shot and killed in St. Paul; one suspect down, other at large

    05/01/2010 10:45:46 AM PDT · by blueyon · 5 replies · 887+ views
    twin ciries . com ^ | 5/01/10 | Mara H. Gottfried
    A Maplewood police officer was shot and killed in St. Paul this morning, and a suspect was shot during the manhunt on the city's East Side. An officer said over his radio about 10:30 a.m. that he'd shot one of the suspects. The officer was not injured, St. Paul police spokesman Sgt. Paul Schnell said. Witnesses said the suspect was killed at the intersection of Ivy Avenue and Etna Street, though Schnell would not confirm that. The suspect's body was reportedy lying in Etna Street. The search continues for a second suspect, Schnell said. Police officers from several agencies have...
  • Face of Defense: Sailor Takes on New Challenges

    03/30/2010 5:54:01 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 396+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 30, 2010 – Navy Ensign Kara Sartain has risen in the ranks and in her career through a combination of hard work and sheer determination. Navy Ensign Kara Sartain, an auxiliaries officer aboard the USS Bainbridge, oversees a division of seven sailors. Sartain attended the U.S. Naval Academy to become an officer and switched careers in a quest to keep challenging herself in her career. Courtesy photo  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. In less than five years, she earned a college degree, went from enlisted sailor to naval officer and tackled a new job that was a...
  • Off-Duty Officer Shoots Assailant in Spring Garden(PA)

    01/07/2010 3:46:07 AM PST · by marktwain · 23 replies · 677+ views
    kyw1060.com ^ | 6 January, 2010 | Ian Bush and Al Novack
    Philadelphia police were continuing ther investigation on Wednesday afternoon of the fatal early-morning shooting of a robbery suspect by an off-duty officer. Authorities say the traffic cop was driving his own car near 7th and Willow Streets, just north of Callowhill, about 3:30am when a man jumped in, demanded cash and jewelry, and hit the officer with a gun: "During the course of the confrontation, the officer was able to get to his weapon. It was discharged, and the male was struck." Lt. Frank Vanore says 23-year-old suspect Altariq Hutchinson of Edgewater Park (Burlington County) NJ, was pronounced dead a...
  • Face of Defense: Blind Officer Completes Course

    12/24/2009 3:07:56 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 481+ views
    Face of Defense ^ | Kristin Molinaro
    FORT BENNING, Ga., Dec. 24, 2009 – The first blind student to attend the Maneuver Captain's Career Course here graduated with his class Dec. 15 in a ceremony attended by family and friends. Army Lt. Col. Fredrick Dummar, commander of the Special Operations Recruiting Battalion at Fort Bragg, N.C., congratulates Army Capt. Ivan Castro on graduating from the Maneuver Captain's Career Course at Fort Benning, Ga., Dec. 15, 2009. Castro, who will be assigned to the recruiting battalion, is the first blind student to attend the course. U.S. Army photo by Kristin Molinaro   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available....
  • Peru officer suspended over human fat killers 'lie'

    12/02/2009 4:31:27 AM PST · by darkside321 · 298+ views
    Peru's police chief has suspended a top investigator for saying he had caught a gang who were murdering people to sell their fat. Last month, top organised crime investigator Felix Murga said police had arrested four suspects who confessed to murdering up to 60 people. He said they were selling their fat for thousands of dollars a litre. But the macabre tale now appears to be nothing more than a tall story - or a big fat lie. 'Sold-on' In an extraordinary press conference, police showed two bottles of what they said was human fat and a photo of a...
  • At Quantico, the ultimate test

    11/29/2009 5:54:36 AM PST · by Saije · 16 replies · 1,598+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 11/29/2009 | Christian Davenport
    There is no yelling. No invective. No spittle-laced derision. Instead, there is a soft, warm welcome for the dozens of young men and women reporting to Officer Candidates School at Quantico Marine Base in Virginia. Arriving in polos and khakis, they check in at their leisure, anytime between 8 a.m. and 11:59 p.m., filing off buses or dropped off by well-wishing parents at what could just as well be the first day of college. This is no Parris Island, the legendary boot camp in South Carolina where the drill instructors' ferocity explodes almost the instant recruits arrive. But for the...
  • Cop praised for quick action at Fort Hood

    11/06/2009 6:52:17 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 142 replies · 4,292+ views
    cnn.com-crime ^ | Nov 6, 2009
    <p>Fort Hood, Texas (CNN) -- A civilian police officer who shot the Fort Hood gunman four times during his bloody rampage stopped the attacker cold, a U.S. Army official said Friday.</p> <p>Officer Kimberly Munley of the Fort Hood Police Department is a "trained, active first responder" who acted quickly after she "just happened to encounter the gunman," said Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, Fort Hood's commanding general.</p>
  • Officer to Reston VA Townhall Protester: This ain't America no more

    08/30/2009 10:33:07 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 14 replies · 1,369+ views
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | August 27, 2009 | DissentFromDayOne
    Police Officer to Protester:This ain't America no more
  • Video: &#8220;This used to be America!&#8221; &#8220;It ain&#8217;t no more, okay?&#8221; (police of

    08/28/2009 5:28:07 PM PDT · by blueyon · 54 replies · 2,236+ views
    hotair ^ | aug 28 2009 | Allahpundit
    Lots of outrageously outraged e-mails flowing in about this, although it’s interesting to me mainly as a First Amendment curio. The footage comes from Jim Moran’s health-care town hall on Tuesday night. The question: Can a congressman bar signs, or certain types of signs, from an event at which he’s speaking? The answer (and the ambiguity) turns, I assume, on whether the event is “public” or “private.” It’s a public school and Moran is very much a public official, but recall that Claire McCaskill evidently got away with imposing a “no signs” policy at her own town hall where the...
  • Florida Officer: 'I Was Not Going To Die'

    07/24/2009 1:51:42 PM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 758+ views
    (CLICKORLANDO.com) via OFFICER.com ^ | Updated: July 24th, 2009 03:18 AM GMT-05:00 | n/a
    COCOA, Fla. -- A law enforcement officer who is still recovering from being shot six times last week spoke at a news conference Thursday morning.
  • Officer: Henry Louis Gates Jr. Was Belligerent[Continuing Tirade After Being Warned Multiple Times]

    07/24/2009 3:25:53 AM PDT · by Son House · 25 replies · 1,316+ views
    The Seattle Times Company ^ | July 24, 2009 | By ABBY GOODNOUGH
    Gates, 58, says the sergeant repeatedly refused to reveal his name or badge number; Crowley, 42, says the professor initially refused to provide identification, then produced only his Harvard ID card, which included no address, to prove he lived in the house. Crowley told a local radio station Thursday that Obama "didn't know all the facts" and that Gates — a prolific scholar of African-American history and a leading intellectual — had been oddly belligerent from the start of their encounter July 16. "From the time he opened the door it seemed that he was very upset, very put off...
  • FDLE: Suspected Wildlife Cop Shooter Caught

    07/17/2009 11:32:08 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 18 replies · 1,210+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 7/17/2009 | Staff
    MELBOURNE BEACH, Fla. -- The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says officers caught suspected wildlife cop shooter, Christopher Eddy, Friday evening in Melbourne Beach. Eddy, 23, is suspected of shooting veteran Fish and Wildlife Officer Vann Streety at least six times, during a traffic stop in a rural area in west Cocoa. Investigators tracked Eddy down in a wooded area on A1A, in Melbourne Beach after he tried to steal a car. Eddy admitted his crime to Eyewitness News as he was being handcuffed. “It was just unjust the way they treated me, because they pulled me over and they...