Relations between the King County Sheriff's Office and the state Department of Corrections have been strained by the shooting of Dustin Theoharis, who last winter was shot multiple times, survived and plans to bring a civil suit.
As a 23-year-old who “looked about 15,” Kingsbury would change into “school-type clothes” and “hang out at the Maverick across from Nampa High School and attempt to purchase narcotics from kids,” the chief proudly recalls
A man and his mother are in serious condition after being shot by 5 police officers. The incident started around 1:30 a.m. when the 37-year-old man ran a red light on 8th Avenue in Homestead, with his mother in the car.
Moviegoers at a San Diego theater ducked for cover as officers stormed in during a film screening and shot and critically wounded a gunman hiding in their midst. No one else was hurt in the shooting Saturday inside Reading Cinemas Carmel Mountain in
The Orange County Sheriff's Office is experimenting with two surveillance drones that it hopes to turn loose over Metro Orlando skies this summer. Sheriff's spokesman Jeff Williamson would not reveal specific uses for the drones
Colin Farmer, 63, is a blind stroke victim who uses a standard white stick to walk. Farmer suddenly found himself on the ground after a police officer thought he was brandishing a samurai sword. He shot Farmer in the back with a 50,000-volt Taser stu
A Texas cop who took pride in his aggressive police tactics, peering into a citizen camera and spouting his name and badge number after ramming his knee into the face of a teenager, was fired last week – marking the second time in a month that a cop
Dustin Theoharis was asleep in his bed when 2 armed strangers entered his room and started to give him orders. Understandably startled, Theoharis reached for a flashlight. This prompted the intruders to open fire.
The deputy wrote on the citation, "While handling a medical/check the welfare (call), (Henderson) was filming it. Data privacy HIPAA violation. Refused to identify self. Had to stop dealing with sit(uation) to deal w/Henderson."
Government police rarely, if ever, prevent crime, contrary to those phony-baloney TV cop shows. What they do is show up after the crime has occurred, take down a report, and then use the report to document that crime is out of control
Seattle police went completely overboard in arresting him – not that they even had the grounds to do so in the first place – choking him, punching him and smothering his face with their hands. All while telling him to “relax” and to “stop resisting.
Denver Police Officer Eric Sellers once choked an innocent pedestrian into unconsciousness while two other officers refused to intervene. This was an act of summary “street justice” imposed as a penalty for “contempt of cop”:
Cops these days. It's like they have no respect for authority. Last month, several off-duty police officers were caught egging the home of a superior officer in a small Massachusetts town. Initially, police from Framingham suspected dastardly teenage
It is so common for police to arrest citizens for flipping them off, usually under disorderly conduct charges, that a American University legal scholar published an extensive paper on the subject in 2008, going back decades in case law,
Police Sgt. Robinson tried for months to persuade D.C. traffic officials to rescind more than 100,000 defective citations he said were a result of unreliable speed cameras, but when he got caught by one of them himself he took a different course.
A large group of people rallied , calling for the immediate firing and punishment of a police officer, who shot and killed a man in the parking lot of a grocery store. Police originally said Officer Clayton Sutton was serving a warrant when a struggl
Prescott Valley police Chief Bill Fessler has broken his silence about a fight at a bar on Whiskey Row in Prescott that allegedly involved members of the police motorcycle club in which he is a member.
a Seattle cop grabbed a woman out of a crowd of protesters and pulled her to the ground where several other officers pounced on her.
The cop, Sonya Fry, claimed in her report that she grabbed Maria Morales because Morales had cursed at her and pun
A Virginia sheriff’s deputy came charging up behind an unsuspecting citizen who had his hands in the air, ramming his elbow into the back of his head and sending him sprawling to the pavement, rendering him unconscious, only to later claim the man wa
Officer Watts began opening her mailbox from the side instead of from the front in case of a bomb. Watts' supervisors "do not believe that it would ever be safe for her to return to road patrol" and if she ever need police backup it would not be prov
Ben Swann takes a look at the 2013 NDAA and whether or not the power of indefinite detention has been removed or is alive and well. In this 2 part series, Ben breaks down the Feinstein/Lee Amendment voted for by Senator Rand Paul.
When Corporals Bass and Pope of the sheriff's office spied a green minivan traveling at the ridiculously high rate of speed of 73 in a 70 mile-per-hour zone, they took notice. Based upon my personal observation, it was likely because the van was the
The department turned over the investigation of Saturday night's incident involving members of the Iron Brotherhood Motorcycle Club to the Department of Public Safety once Prescott Valley police officers were recognized among the bikers.
A record number of legal claims were filed against the New York City Police Department in fiscal year 2011. A total of 8,882 claims were filed against the NYPD, up from the previous high of 8,110 filed in fiscal year 2010. The city also settled $185.
She said she’d just put Kobi in her closed, fenced-in yard at about 6:50 a.m. on Christmas Eve. She said, 5 minutes later, Hazel Crest police showed up at her door. “One of the officers said, ‘Ma’am, your dog is dead.’ Heartless,” Weaver said.
The cop told the truth as to the reason for the stop, and the facts gave rise to no violation of the traffic code, and therefore no legal justification to stop the defendant. The ensuing search which produced drugs, would never have happened
Some may wonder why Martinez didn't stop when told to do so. To the overly compliant, such defiance offers more than sufficient justification for anything that follows. It might have been that he chose to exercise his constitutional right to be lef
Most dreams of cops, executing a warrant at the home of a family of innocents, fail to produce the outcome we would hope for. A big compensatory award coupled with punitive damages against the cops involved personally. The good news is that it happ