Thousands of financial fraud investigations are putting a strain on the FBI’s ability to fight other kinds of crimes, FBI Director Robert Mueller said. Testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the current status of his bureau, Mueller s
Wichita police arrested 3 people in Old Town in an incident that began when a man threw an inflatable penis at an officer's horse. Officers were patrolling Old Town on horseback when they came across a large group of women in their early- to mid
Based on the real-life experience of Regina Kelly, a waitress wrongly arrested and charged during a disastrous drug sweep in Hearne, Texas back in 2000. Kelly was one of 28 people arrested. Her refusal to accept a plea bargain eventually helped expos
A story that already has people talking nationwide is certain to get more attention with a billboard that encourages former female inmates to report jail abuse.
Sometimes, even those with the best of intentions can get things wrong. Case in point? Missouri television station KMIZ ran a news piece warning parents about the dangers of sexual predators targeting children through online games. The focal point of
A man wanted for violating his parole killed three veteran police officers and gravely wounded another in two shootings Saturday, the first after a routine traffic stop and the second after a massive manhunt ended in gunfire,
In July, 2007, Officer Cujdik and his narcotics squad raided an tobacco shop. Then, with guns drawn, they did something bizarre: They smashed two surveillance cameras with a metal rod, said store owners David and Eunice Nam.
To my knowledge, only Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) of The Naked Gun has actually allocuted the unspoken thoughts of a police officer forced to turn in his gun and badge: "the next time I shoot someone, I could go to jail."
Today’s economic problems have revealed the true purpose of most law enforcement personnel in our country: revenue collection. Apprehending killers, rapists and robbers does not contribute to the coffers of law enforcement and their governing bodies
FBI agents have arrested a District of Columbia government worker and another man while they search the offices of the city's chief technology officer. President Barack Obama named Kundra earlier this month to help oversee government technology,
You can drive into this dusty fleck of a town near the Texas-Louisiana border if you're African-American, but you might not be able to drive out of it—at least not with your car, your cash, your jewelry or other valuables.
If a Montgomery County police officer can show that his bad knee limits his ability to chase a suspect through the woods or that his injured trigger finger can no longer fire a gun, he gets the same tax-free benefits as an officer paralyzed from a gu
3years ago Stephen Caracappa and Louis Eppolito, were convicted of serving as assassins and spies for the Mafia while they were employed as detectives for the Police Department. Because they retired before they were accused of crimes, their pensions
Family members of Oscar Grant, the unarmed BART rider shot to death by a transit agency police officer early New Year's Day, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit that seeks $50 million from the agency, its chief of police and three officers.
The latest incident shows three Ft. Lauderdale police officers attacking a 22-year-old man in an elevator. As always, police claimed the man had attacked them first. But after prosecutors reviewed surveillance video from the elevator, they reduced th
Jeremy Burton tried to rob a motel and was cornered by the cops in a dark alley. Shots were fired and a police officer admitted shooting him. But the autopsy report returned with a very strange result that said Burton swung his arm around a pipe and
A police officer with the authority to take human life can now do so in the shadows, while his higher-ups can claim that this is necessary to mitigate against a nonexistent wave of threats.
A 20-year-old college student said a female police officer demanded his camera, then deleted a series of images he had just taken of police making arrests outside a bar after a fight between patrons, before handing him back his camera.
Here is an update on one the worst no knock warrant in years that to the SWAT team delivered death of 92-year old Kathryn Johnston and the attempted police drug planting, coverup and brother in blue protection racket.
The FBI has rescued more than 45 suspected teenage prostitutes, some as young as 13, in a nationwide sweep to remove kids from the illegal sex trade and punish their accused pimps. Over a three-night initiative called Operation Cross Country, federal
Chandler PD’s professionalism is in sharp contrast to the authoritarian intimidation tactics utilized in the past by the Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS), the same agency which helps run the state’s profitable—and illegal—automated ticketing
Marine CWO James Roussell supervises counter-insurgency warfare in Fallujah, Iraq; now Roussell, a 30-year Chicago police officer, is back in his hometown heading a special gang unit conducting counter-insurgency warfare at home.
When Beltway insider Jack Valenti died two years ago at age 85, he was playing the role of intermediary between Washington and Hollywood as the theatrical, snowy-haired president of the Motion Picture Association of America.
The boss was not happy. His elite team of immigration officers had been raiding targets across Prince George's and Montgomery counties all night long in search of fugitive and criminal aliens but had netted only a handful. They were well behind
From today (In England), it is illegal to photograph the police, despite the fact that they use increasingly aggressive techniques to record us.
Man takes out three police cars on freeway before spinning out of control himself and getting pummeled for his offense to authoritay. I can't help but wonder what the story is on this.
Government cops are here to protect you by shouting orders at passing strangers on bicycles, For Their Own Good, and then, if the biker should fail to immediately obey arbitrary commands to stop, bellowed by complete strangers on the street at 9:30 p
Simmons, a 22-year veteran of SEPTA's police force, claimed that the killing had been in self-defense. He shot McNair at least 4 times because, he said, he thought McNair was reaching for a gun, but no gun of McNair's was found at the scene
Upset about the shooting death of two dogs during a botched police raid at the home of a Prince George's County mayor, Maryland lawmakers proposed a bill to require state police departments to better monitor their use of SWAT teams.
Agueda M. Dominguez, 38, said she was sprayed in the face with a chemical agent and beaten by a Manassas Park police officer after refusing to sign a citation that she couldn't read. ... he was unable to describe the officer's injuries.