I’m taking some time out from the many things I got to do today setting up the HQ to share some 3 important bits of news…
The whole Armed and Famous fiasco was the stupidest reality concept to date. Let's give a bunch of C-list celebrities with emotional problems and something to prove badges, guns with live ammo, deputize them as actual police officers, then turn t
“I’ll tell you one thing is going to happen from all of this: someone is going to get killed,” Edwards County Sheriff Don G. Letsinger said about the current climate of prosecuting law enforcement officers, including one of his own.
Many police chiefs interviewed for this story said that for years, they have used less-than-fully-trained officers without problems, and they strongly defended the practice for reasons of money and manpower.
Four months into his job, a police officer holds a gun to the head of an unarmed teenager and puts him in a chokehold. A rookie officer gets into a car chase that kills a driver. A new campus policeman shoots an unarmed student to death. Some are bla
A young man being held indefinitely in quarantine sits in a locked room, windows covered, in the detention ward at Maricopa Medical Center, under sheriff's guard. He's not allowed a TV, a radio, a cellphone, a shower or visitors.
Members of the special weapons and tactics (SWAT) unit in Mesa, Arizona, believe that a capuchin monkey, dressed in a bullet-proof jacket and equipped with a two-way radio and video camera, could prove an invaluable reconnaissance tool.
The two officers admitted they did the damage while they were on duty. They have been suspended, Scofield said. They will not be charged with a crime, he added.
Can a police officer be sued for hitting into a fleeing car during a high-speed chase and causing an accident that leaves the driver badly injured or dead? The Supreme Court likely answer appeared to be "no."
New Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey doesn't plan to change a thing about the way his SWAT team is trained and operated. That seemed to surprise editors at other North Carolina newspapers but it was no surprise to people who've watched the
As red light cameras in Modesto, California are sending more people to the hospital, city officials have decided to double the number of intersections with the devices to increase revenue. Last year, each of the four intersections currently photo enf
A Los Angeles police officer has been arrested by Chino police on suspicion of raping a 17-year-old girl, authorities said. Jeffrey Sandwell, 37, an eight-year veteran of the LAPD, was pulled over in his own car and arrested while returning home from
While an airplane in trouble circled Castle Airport in Atwater on Thursday, a brief altercation occurred between a member of the Merced County Sheriff's Department and a flight school maintenance technician.
The sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Casey Rodgers -- in the case of a former Escambia County deputy found guilty of repeatedly shocking an innocent woman with a Taser -- is itself shocking.
The checkpoints will operate between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., when about a third of the city's violent crime occurs, and will target drug and alcohol violations as well as motorist insurance. The first one was to be held in a crime-ridden area of the c
Muñoz used the Taser somewhere in the range of four to six times, according to testimony in a 2005 municipal court trial. A jury found Horn innocent of charges of resisting arrest and failing to obey the order of a police officer, but guilty of runni
After more than 1000 test of police complaint intake procedures by Police Complaint Center staff across the country you would think that most police officers will recognize us or at least recognize the elements of our test procedures...
The FBI said that 160 laptop computers were lost or stolen in less than 4 years, including at least 10 that contained classified information and reported the same number of missing weapons -- 160 -- included shotguns and submachine guns.
BBC news revealed last Sunday that around half of the speed camera tickets in the Eastern region of England were issued by devices that failed an annual accuracy test and required repairs.
No one disputes that an on-duty Irvine police officer got an erection and ejaculated on a motorist during an early-morning traffic stop in Laguna Beach. The female driver reported it, DNA testing confirmed it and officer David Alex Park finally admit
"That said, if we're going to have felony murder crimes, police and government agents need to be held to the same standard as everyone else. To that end, the charges against Officers Junnier, Smith, and Tesler are welcome news."
Why would Chief Smolka choose to leave now, at the height of his career, holding one of the most prestigious assignments the department has to offer? Is it possible that Chief Smolka's impending retirement has something to do with civil rights
Keith Washington, a 16-year veteran of Prince George's Department of Homeland Security shot two deliverymen over an argument regarding a scratch on a bed frame being delivered to the house of the agent's boss. No charges have yet been filed a
The NY Police Dept. said police officers forcibly stopped 508,540 individuals on NYC streets last year — an average of 1,393 stops per day — and in many cases searched them for illegal weapons. The number was up from 97,296 in 2002, the last time the
[wonder why?] Livid about a publicity campaign that disrupted the city by stirring fears of terrorism, Boston officials vowed to prosecute those responsible and seek restitution. Others mocked authorities for what they called an overreaction.
An elite anti-terrorst unit let Belfast outlaws get away with murder in exchange for information, but its officers will not be charged because they covered their tracks. (Must have learned this from the FBI)
"The man came out three times and was like, 'Why are you not moving out of my yard,'" a resident told Channel 4's Jennifer Bauer. "So after the third time that dude came out of the house, he came with a .357 and started sho
No matter what else you do when you get a photo radar ticket, do this: Get the information you need from this self-help site. [Arizona centric, but book does cover all 50 states rules]Entered By: Powell Gammill
American police forces have called out SWAT teams 40,000 or more times annually. Last year did you read in your newspaper or hear on TV news of 110 hostage or terrorist events each day? No. What then were the SWAT teams doing?
The case highlights the ongoing national debate over when police should use Tasers to shock people into submission, especially when a person is not suspected in a crime and has not physically resisted an officer.