Jones was indeed an NYPD officer. In fact, he held an elite undercover position. 2 with him were also NYPD. A third was a former officer. What they'd set up to look like a police raid was instead a brazen, $1 million robbery.
“Capt. Coan would tell the field team . . . ‘They are f——-g animals. You make sure if you have to shoot, you shoot them in the head. That way there’s one story,’ ” said the retired detective. “They didn’t care if it was kids in there, they didn’t car
But when a Spanish language news crew arrived on the scene to interview the cop, he ordered them to turn off the camera, demanding their identifications. Officer Thomas ended up writing three citations to the news videographer, including one for n
Police in Keyes, California are investigating why police officers killed an unarmed 32-year-man after first shooting him with a stun gun. Family members called police to tell them that George Ramirez was suffering from depression and threatening suic
It was supposed to be a field trip to a public library for 6-year-old Stephen Stovall and his classmates. Instead, the kindergartner told his Mom he found himself locked in jail. The parents were told their children would be
The phones have been ringing off the hook at Austin police headquarters after an officer killed a man’s dog, and Chief of Police Art Acevedo is finally feeling the siege mentality. Acevedo blamed a “mob mentality” for driving a
Samples of DNA were collected without parental consent from students at a Calif. middle school in connection with the murder of an 8th grade student who was found in a local park. 'Consent was not required
Citizens of "The Bottom," a tight-knit, low-income neighborhood here have banded together to complain about some of the Washington Police Department officers, who they said have overreached their authority. "We never had problems before," resident
Green was so put out by what police officers did, the city said she locked one of them in her basement. "I was treated like a criminal ... He dragged me, threw me across the chair, put handcuffs on me and just started calling me the 'b' name. He r
Acting police chief, Dray Swicord, said he stands by an officer's decision to handcuff an elementary school student for safety Friday after she allegedly threw a tantrum. Swicord said the arresting officer is not under investigation for his action
The United States Secret Service detained a North Carolina reporter over the weekend after he asked Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich about recent comments that were critical of Fox News. During a private campaign event at Wesley Col
Frederic Whitehurst, a chemist and lawyer who worked in the FBI’s crime lab, testified he was told by his superiors to ignore findings that did not support the prosecution’s theory of the bombing. “There was a great deal of pressure put upon me to bi
A sheriff’s deputy is accused of using his badge and gun to force a repo man to give him his wife’s truck back. “I’m trying to make an honest living,” repo man Brenton Huff side. “I shouldn’t have to worry about being shot, by police.”
A news reporter caught Albuquerque police officer Stephanie Lopez on camera roughing up a teenager outside a nightclub last year, so Lopez did what came natural to her. She confiscated the reporter’s camera, took it home with her, scanned through
12 Secret Service agents sent to Colombia to provide security for President Obama at an international summit were relieved of duty because of allegations of misconduct involved prostitutes in Cartagena.
Eight Los Angeles police officers fired more than 90 rounds at an unarmed 19-year-old man who had led them on a high speed freeway pursuit and called 911 to threaten them with a gun. [ummm, did any hit him?]
“What brings you to Demopolis?” The question seemed harmless, as did the questioner, Sgt. Tim Soronen of the Demopolis, Alabama police department. Diane Avera, the 45-year-old grandmother answering it candidly.
It was a National Guardsmen using infrared technology to scan a house without a warrant that lead to Kyllo v. United States, the 2001 Supreme Court case that ruled warrantless thermal surveillance violates a resident’s 4th Amendment rights against il
Testimony from one Spokane Police Officer, who responded to the Zip Trip where Zehm was beat and tased by Ofc. Thompson, said officers had a few days to share what they saw with the help of a union lawyer.
A Henderson police sergeant who was caught kicking a man in the head during a traffic stop will avoid criminal charges -- again. For the second time, Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson announced he won't seek charges against Sgt. Brett S
He’s on the lam, but Travis Nicolaysen still had time to update his Facebook page. The 26-year-old eluded authorities since 2 foot chases and a dragnet that included a police dog tracking him through a neighborhood.
A US police force is investigating two of its officers after Tyler Perry accused them of racial profiling for stopping him in his car and questioning him in a “hostile” manner, a spokesman said.
Through the large, netted eyes of the bunny costume's large head, the cop was watching them right back, making note of who had a seatbelt on and who didn't, so nearby officers could ticket them as part of the state's "Click it or ticket!" campaign.
Two days after he was arrested for holding up a sign on the side of a Florida road, warning drivers about an upcoming speed trap, Jeff Gray had his camera returned to him. And fortunately police did not delete his video.
People who dial 911 in the hope of police assistance often learn, to their chagrin, that they’ve made a tragic mistake. If they confront immediate danger, the police won’t arrive in time to help, and they have no enforceable duty to provide assistanc
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office is not cooperating with efforts by the county's information-technology department to inspect some computer equipment as part of a federal investigation into potentially unlawful on-the-job political activity....
Sheriff Joe Arpaio rejected outright the U.S. Justice Dept's demand for an independent monitor to oversee his office's operations, saying it would infringe on his authority over the agency. Arpaio's decision makes it likely that the two sides will fa
The FBI in San Francisco used a public relations program billed as "mosque outreach" to collect information on the religious views and practices of Muslims in Northern California and then shared the intelligence with other government agencies, accord
Houston cop nearly tased and detained 2 teens for using a video camera outside a Walmart. The cop was off-duty working as a contracted security guard and told the teens he didn't want to be recorded. The teens said they would not record him. The co
Police in Shoebury, Essex, have been going round testing doors and windows of houses to check if they have been left unlocked - and if they find an easy way in they will wake up the household to warn them their house is insecure. The new police campa