Police have been given the go-ahead to use Taser stun guns against children. The relaxing of restrictions on the use of the weapons comes despite warnings that they could trigger a heart attack in youngsters. Until now, Tasers - which emit a 50,000-v
Reserve Officer Antonucci of the Homedale Police Department, acting on a petty, bogus complaint from Deputy Daryl Crandall, seizes a campaign sign from the front yard of city resident Tony Lopez. Once a supporter of Crandall, Lopez changed his mind a
Ferrell also said the case was important in the context of citizens’ freedom of speech. “Police were stopping people for real or imaginary criminal activities and asking for identification,” he said. “It was a tactic to gather intelligence.
Emphatically making his point: Tony Lopez of Homedale, Idaho, lets the public know his sentiments regarding Daryl Crandall, who is running for Owyhee County County Sheriff. The first sign he displayed may land him in jail.
One of the officers who helped subdue an alleged pot smoker 2 weeks ago in a Brooklyn subway station has come forward with a detailed account that supports the man's claim that police sodomized him with an object during a vicious attack
A newlywed killed by police after he stepped outside his home to confront suspected burglars was shot in a case of mistaken identity, police said. He died after being shot twice in the chest by a police officer who was chasing 4 burglary suspects
A former Missouri deputy has pleaded guilty to federal charges of using excessive force and obstructing justice during a traffic stop. He not only assaulted motorist by kicking him in the groin and punching him in the throat when he was handcuffed, b
Local cops and judges conspired to put together a series of No Refusal Weekends for DUI stops. If you’re pulled over on suspicion of DUI, you can consent to a breathalyzer test, or to be chained up by the cops and having your blood drawn
After a week of bloody shootings in the city of Newark, family members of the victims killed by gun violence marched in front of churches to ask the clergy for help. The march ended when a Newark police officer put a CBS photographer in a choke hold
"Because this is a British vehicle we can never get a decent picture. The driver has obviously worked this out because he has placed a large puppet in the passenger seat."
A couple of freedom lovers peacefully protested the senate minority leader and they get harassed by the Lexington police. I was actually shooting video to make an anti-bailout commercial and handing out homemade flyers when this happened.
The US Army hopes, within a few years, to deploy a plasma shield – a machine that generates a protective screen of dazzling mid-air explosions – to stun and disorient an enemy.
A gang of rogue cops clobbered a Brooklyn man they saw smoking a joint, then sodomized him with a walkie-talkie antenna during a broad-daylight attack in a subway station, law-enforcement sources and the victim's lawyer said.
What makes this particular case interesting is that the police department backed down when they found out that there was surveillance footage of the incident. Judging from the video, there was simply no good reason for the
There are times when cops ought to be kicking in doors. A hostage-taker threatening the lives of innocents unless he gets what he wants? Go for it.
An elderly man whose grandson unknowingly bought a hot cell phone? Not so much.
A former high-ranking police official was arrested for lying when he denied that he and detectives under his command tortured murder suspects decades ago, allegations that led Chicago to pay former inmates millions and helped spark Illinois' deat
Chief Supt Steve Dann, commander of Hackney Police, said the group had been set up without consultation. "I see this as a slight against me that we were not delivering a service. I have worked very hard
The second-highest-ranking official in the U.S. Border Patrol's Blaine sector has been relieved of his duties after admitting to having sex with a 14-year-old girl who was staying in his home as a foster child, authorities said.
Kilpatrick was driving her blue van in Pensacola on April 19, 2004, with the slogans “Remember the Children of Waco” and “Boo ATF” written on some of the windows when she was pulled over by police for questioning by the ATF...
"On its face, it's troubling and disturbing," said Vincent Fort, a state senator. "It would be very troubling that people might be hitting the streets to serve and protect and they have histories that have made them unqualified to
Dart said that from now on, banks will have to present his office with a court affidavit that proves the home's occupant is either the owner or has been properly notified of the foreclosure proceedings.
A police officer arrested a man who he believed had marijuana. The cop couldn't find the marijuana so he assumed the man was swallowing it. To prevent this the officer then began chocking the man, who was in handcuffs and didn't try to resist
Rather than give up a drug operation, DEA Agent Gonzalez learned that ICE agents had allowed a paid government informant to participate in a dozen brutal murders—all but the first of which could have been prevented. Gonzalez was reprimanded & forced
The Police Department here shut down its crime laboratory after an audit uncovered serious errors in numerous cases. The audit said sloppy work had probably resulted in wrongful convictions, and officials expect a wave of appeals in cases that the la
The firing of a Taser stun gun that led an emotionally disturbed man to fall from a Brooklyn building ledge to his death on Wednesday appeared to have violated departmental guidelines, the police said on Thursday.
Quick quiz. Try to identify where this photograph was taken, and what military force the people pictured in it are members of. The photograph was taken in
Can high-tech infrared cameras and millimeter-wave cameras "see" terrorist threats coming from as far as 130 yards away? [I see naked people everywhere. Oh, to be a campus cop.]
It's sad, of course, that Mayor Calvo's dogs were blown away, left for hours in pools of blood on the floors. It's unfortunate his front door had to be burst open, that it was necessary to plant his mother-in-law on the floor, arms bound,
It goes without saying that this is a racket. The city is many hundreds of dollars richer because of my penchant for law breaking alone, and probably hundreds of thousands richer if you include everyone else's.
British scientists have developed a new crime-fighting technique that allows police to lift fingerprints from bullets even if a criminal has wiped down a shell casing. Authorities in Britain and the United States used the method to re-open three cold