Drunken Arizona drivers with the late-night
munchies may soon be getting more than chicken strips at
A new Pima County Sheriff's Office campaign dubbed Operation
Would U Like Fries will target drunken driving by putting
undercover deputies inside 24-hour fast-food restaurants to spot
impaired drivers placing their orders.
The parents of a woman slain 23 years ago are
demanding to know why it took so long for Los Angeles police to focus on
one of their own as a suspect, despite several angry confrontations between
their daughter and the accused veteran investigator.
Detective Stephanie Lazarus, 49, is accused of killing Sherri Rasmussen,
her ex-boyfriend's wife, in 1986, when Lazarus had been on the police force
for two years.
Smith bridled over the second
order, refusing to provide a second DNA sample. This prompted the
police to consult with the County District Attorney's office to learn
how much force they could employ to compel Smith to provide potentially
Yet an exhaustive probe that relied on hundreds of interviews,
including questioning of every guard and inmate close enough to see or
hear White's cell, found no proof that McIntosh harmed the inmate. In
fact, after a series of unusual attempts to re-create White's final
moments, investigators wrote that it was "possible" that the inmate
(Another cop NOT being held accountable) The paramedic's attorney, Richard O'Carroll, says, "We are disappointed
the district attorney did not file charges against the trooper. While
we understand his position politically, we believe it would have gone a
long way in resolving the matter."
The report could also leave the impression that none of the officers at the scene called for an ambulance until they realized the man who had been shot — bleeding from his wounds and handcuffed as per department protocol — was a police officer.
Chicago Police Officer Anthony Abbate was found guilty Tuesday of one count of aggravated battery in the beating of a female bartender that was caught on tape. Abbate claimed he was the victim in the infamous February 2007 beating, saying bartender Karolina Obrycka pushed him first and he felt he was in danger. He acknowledged he was drunk at the time, and in the end, the judge didn't buy his story.
HER BACK PRESSED against the wall, Dagma Rodriguez stood in a dark bedroom as Officer Thomas Tolstoy moved closer. She trembled in fear. It was just after 5 p.m. on April 3, 2008, during a drug raid on the West Kensington rowhouse where she lived. Tolstoy had ordered her into the room, telling her that he needed to talk, she said.
A SWAT unit rousted Randolph Franklin from his South L.A. home in 2006. They found nothing. Today, still on the job, he wants to know why they came that morning. [A peace officer tastes his LEO supervisors' displeasure?]
Joseph W. Giuliano, once described as "the face of the Border Patrol in the Northwest," pleaded guilty to child rape charges in Whatcom County Superior Court Thursday, April 23. Chief Prosecutor Mac Setter is recommending one year of supervised work release...
A stubborn motorist who became an Internet celebrity after video of him being stunned with a Taser by a Utah Highway Patrolman appeared on YouTube will receive $40,000 as part of a lawsuit settlement with the state, the Utah attorney general's office said Monday.
A Travis County Sheriff’s deputy used his Taser gun on a 72-year-old great grandmother after she refused to sign a speeding ticket. The deputy claims he was forced to defend himself because Kathryn Winkfein “got violent” in her refusal to sign the ticket. The deputy said she also used profanity, making him fear for his life.
Indiana Democratic congressman Pete Visclosky has been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury over his ties to The PMA Group -- a lobbying concern whose staff members contributed $150,000 to his campaigns since 2001. The group's clients netted $23 million in earmarks for 2008 alone.
A man who last year said he had been sodomized by New York police with a truncheon is seeking $220 million dollars in damages. Tattoo parlor employee Michael Mineo says police held him down on a subway station platform October 15 and raped him with the baton, tearing his rectum.
His attorney, Kevin Mosley, told AFP he was filing a complaint against New York city, the police force and four officers “based on civil rights violations. Federal law prohibits the excesses.”
President Obama better watch his back if he's walking around Harlem without identification, Rep. Charles Rangel said. Rangel issued the warning after asked what President Obama should do during his visit to New York.
Irma Marquez, who was not abused by Yonkers Police Officer Wayne Simoes, recuperates from the non-abuse she didn't experience at his hands. Marquez stood accused of "disorderly conduct" and obstruction of governmental administration.
Hamilton was arrested and taken away in handcuffs. A police report obtained by Fox 8 shows one of the officers measured the grass, which was in fact more than a foot high. City crews finished cutting the grass there later on Thursday.
From isolated cases across the country, a debate is emerging over the use of electric stun guns as a "pain compliance" device by law enforcement. To what extent police may use a stun gun against someone who is not actively resisting arrest
A plainclothes policeman who drew his gun while chasing someone he had found rummaging through his car was shot [in the back?] and killed [without warning?] by a fellow officer who was driving by and saw the pursuit, the police commissioner said.
What happen when you hold a trial and the police are the ones who take the Fifth? That question was answered by Cook County Circuit Judge who ordered a new trial for a Gangster Disciple member who alleged he was forced to confess during beatings in c
In January 2007, state police in Illinois seized a shiny new, souped-up Dodge Charger after arresting the car’s owner on drunk driving charges. The state apparently passed a law in 2006 that allows police to take and keep the cars of repeat drunk dri
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