The first SWAT officers who entered a hotel room and shot and killed a man three years ago carried submachine guns instead of less lethal weapons such as Tasers, attorneys for the man's family said today.
Gilbert faces a first-degree theft charge over an estimated $120,000 that allegedly disappeared after a March 15 traffic stop along Interstate Highway 80. Judge John Lloyd on Friday banned Gilbert from the sheriff's office, jail and courthouse...
Additional law enforcement resources continue to pour in to the region as the New York State Police continue the state’s largest manhunt in history for fugitive and now suspected cop killer Ralph “Bucky” Phillips.
19-year-old Cory Horton says the marks on his back, bruises on his arm, and choke marks on his neck were caused by state troopers. Police were trying to arrest him on public lewdness charges Saturday night, for allegedly mooning a female undercover o
Investigators across the country are trying new tactics to crack down on the old problem of auto insurance fraud. The tools to combat the crime from health insurance fraud mills in New York to "swoop and squat" schemes in California include
"If a widespread pattern of [knock-and-announce] violations were shown ...there would be reason for grave concern."—Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. An interactive map of botched SWAT and paramilitary police raids
State Supreme Court determines that the public has no right to information about law enforcement personnel involved in disciplinary cases. Shut down public access to information about officers who come before civil service commissions, civilian revie
Richardson County Deputy Todd Landis shoots Ann Marx, a former employee at the nursing home, Victory Village Retirement Home, who died from the single gunshot above her left eye in the Aug. 13 incident. Deputy Todd was allegedly on an lllegal painkil
Courts have long held that police may try to trick suspects during interrogations. The thinking is that the suspect is already in custody and has been read his rights. But constitutional law experts say the use of trickery to get permission for a sea
Analysis of 2 decades of police records highlights another danger to officers, one little appreciated even by officials who oversee the department: Officers over those years shot themselves or one another nearly as often as they were shot by suspects
The tape shows deputies praising each other over shooting nonlethal rubber projectiles at protesters. They gleefully congratulated each other for shooting Elizabeth Ritter, a 45-year-old Coral Gables attorney, five times as she cowered.
More than five months have passed since the death of Jessie Lee Williams Jr., the apparent victim of a brutal beating at the hands of jailers in the Harrison County jail. The vicious act was recorded by no fewer than five video cameras yet the local
The report states she drew the attention of a police officer when she swerved into his lane and "almost collided" with him. "I asked her, 'Where are your pants?' and I think she answered, 'I don't know,'" Deput
The FBI is trying to ferret out possible Hizbollah agents in the United States amid concerns that rising U.S.-Iranian tensions could trigger attacks on American soil, FBI officials said.
Relations between Washington and Tehran, which soured after
Despite extensive reform in the 7 years since the Rampart Division police corruption scandal, Los Angeles is at risk of similar crises unless the LAPD is significantly expanded and trades its "warrior policing" model for a more community- f
In response to a recent report from the U.S. Surgeon General about the dangers of second-hand smoke, local police officials report they are preparing to crack down on drivers who expose their children to second-hand smoke.
Two US Border Patrol Agents under investigation for smuggling migrants and drugs in the US have disappeared, a federal law enforcement official said Friday. Authorities fear the agents, who are brothers, were tipped off to the probe and fled
A new radar system is virtually undetectable because its signal resembles random noise, according to researchers at Ohio State University.
The radar could be of use to the military and law enforcement, the scientists said today.
The radar uses
Numerous federal and local law enforcement agencies have bypassed subpoenas and warrants designed to protect civil liberties and gathered Americans' personal telephone records from private-sector data brokers.
A Goodyear man was arrested by police after speed enforcement cameras on the Loop 101 freeway in Scottsdale caught him driving his vehicle at up to 147 mph.
Lawrence Pargo, 26, was taken into custody by police at his home May 26 on suspicion of fo
Motorists flashed by speed cameras on Scottsdale streets last year were nearly twice as likely to beat their tickets in court than those nabbed by police officers.
But with six fixed cameras patrolling Scottsdale's stretch of Loop 101, the Cit
WBAL-TV 11 News I-Team reporter David Collins said Joshua Kelly and Llara Brook, of Chantilly, Va., got lost leaving an Orioles game on Saturday. Collins reported a city officer arrested them for trespassing on a public street while they were asking
US Border agents began following a black SUV after a citizen reported seeing the vehicle pick up suspected illegal immigrants. The vehicle stopped on the shoulder. When agents approached, the suspect began to drive off. 2 agents opened fire.
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