The University of Califoria-Davis is facing a lawsuit following an incident at a student-led Occupy rally last November where students were pepper-sprayed by campus police.
But cyclists have complained recently about cars parking in these safe havens. That usually costs the driver a ticket, but what happens when police cruisers and other city vehicles are the ones occupying the bike lane, as is the case near the Crimina
Ignorance of the law helped clear Sheriff Jerry Demings' political lobbyist of wrongdoing for handing out gun owners' restricted driver's license photos last year in Tallahassee to lobby against an open-carry law, Orange County sheriff's records show
eattle police were caught on dash cam telling a pair of innocent robbery suspects that they would "make stuff up" to ensure the charges would stick, even though there was a complete lack of actual evidence. That incident is just small sample of wh
When tech entrepreneur Scott Cover happened upon a group of Baltimore Police standing over a handcuffed man near Cross Street market, he pulled out his camera phone and started recording. He'd seen news reports of the Police Dept affirming citizens'
In 2 lengthy and high-profile trials in the District’s federal court, federal prosecutors failed to win a single conviction. One reason for the courtroom setbacks can be traced to the ribald texts exchanged between the informant and his FBI handlers.
Hardly a week goes by we don't hear that any man, woman, or child who exercises a given unalienable individual, civil, Constitutional, or human right (the particulars change from moment to moment) should be looked upon by local police as a terrorist
Purchasing records indicate Babeu's office used anti-racketeering funds, also known as RICO money, to pay $23,350 for the 308 badges and $12,080 for 4,000 coins since September
Police chiefs everywhere say that smartphone robberies are rocketing. They’ve offered cash rewards, set up decoy crews in subway stations and urged iPhone owners to be wary. But the robberies keep coming. Now, police are expressing their frustration
The LAPD is fighting crime from a high-tech war room that gives it eyes all over the city. The surveillance hub is now a model for police forces around the world and KCAL9 got an exclusive tour inside from Chief Charlie Beck. “We are targets on our o
In medieval monarchies, canon were often inscribed with the legend ultima ratio regum ("the king's final argument") — a Latin phrase that means, essentially, "Submit, or I'll murder you." That would be a proper inscription for the shotgun wielded by
The Miami-Dade police officer who had me arrested as I was covering the Occupy Miami eviction is a public information officer, meaning it is her job to deal with the media. You would think Major Nancy Perez would have known better than to single out
Matthew David Stewart, 37, said he never heard officers identify themselves or announce they were at his home to serve a search warrant. Stewart, in an interview Friday at the Weber County Jail, said his alarm clock woke him, then he heard a crash th
The SWAT team exits the van around the 3:50 mark. We would particularly like to point your attention to the dialogue that happens at 7:30
Respected former detective weighs in on biometric ID case
Cantu, a diesel mechanic, was making his lunch January 22, 2010, when he saw a few cops streaking across his yard. A deafening explosion shook the room as a flash bomb shot through the door. Nearly 20 officers crashed in. "Get on the ground!" they
Police in Calumet City were defending their actions after officers shot and killed a 15-year-old boy, who has a form of autism, after he threatened them with a knife. Stephon Watts’ family said he suffered from Asperger’s Syndrome — a high-functionin
33 civil rights groups from around the country complained to the New York attorney general Friday about police documents that showed the New York Police Department recommending increased surveillance of Shiite mosques based on their religion.
Inmates working at a Vermont correctional unit's print shop managed to sneak a prank image of a pig into a state police crest that is emblazoned on police cars, and 30 cruisers sported the design for the last year, officials said on Thursday. The
I was released Wednesday morning after spending several hours in the Miami-Dade County jail and I spent the next several hours retrieving my possessions from the police department across town and then trying to recover video footage the cops apparent
They are also suing the gun store that followed ATF's orders to conduct the sales.
The problem with the mainstream media is that too many reporters don’t know the actual law when it comes to police confiscating cameras or deleting photos. And they think the only way to find out the law is to ask police.
A woman said three Houston police officers beat her up after she tried to video record them arresting her husband Friday night. Annika Lewis also said the officers took the memory card out of her phone. Lewis and her husband are black. The thre
A police officer under investigation for sexual misconduct with a teenage minor was shot and killed while on duty by fellow officers as they tried to arrest him on California's central coast, authorities said. The officer was manning a DUI checkpoint
Even if you are cops. Even in Arizona.
The Los Angeles Police Department teamed with military special operation forces Wednesday evening to conduct multi-agency tactical exercises in the skies above downtown LA. Many questioned what was going on Wednesday night as a Black Hawk helicopt
A Cleveland police officer who resigned this month was so addicted to hydrocodone he was acquiring the drugs in uniform and snorting the crushed pills in his cruiser. His admission of drug use to police investigators couldn't be used against him in a
They’re used in war zones for surveillance and military strikes. But are there plans to deploy drones in the Big Apple to keep an eye on New Yorkers? More and more people believe it’s inevitable, reports CBS 2’s Don Dahler. Drones are unmann
Hector Nunez, the Massachusetts man who has had a running dispute with the local police department, was issued an arrest warrant for maintaining a noisy and disorderly house, a summons that obviously stems from the videos he’s been posting on Youtube
Former New York City Police Commissioner and Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton said Tuesday that it was important for local police agencies to exchange and coordinate information with the CIA regarding terrorism. “In dealing with informatio