[credit provider=”YouTube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ug3f_vRADjM”] The bizarre story of British cop who went deep undercover with activists took another bizarre twist today as a judge compared his actions to those of James Bond.For the better part of a decade, Mark Stone was a key part of the UK’s environmental protest movement. […]
[credit provider=”San Bernardino County Sheriff via High Desert Daily Press” url=”http://www.vvdailypress.com/sections/article/gallery/?pic=1&id=31662″] A Columbia, S.C. man allegedly found three pieces of “military-style” ordnance (bombs, shells, etc.) in a dumpster, picked them out, and took them home with him.Jason Old of WISTV 10 reports that police received a call from the man a couple […]
A while back, we spotted cops in Paris getting around the city using rollerblades. It seems that Chinese police have more style.
[credit provider=”Flickr/waitscm” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/chriswaits/5952277947/”] If it weren’t for an attentive teacher, the headlines might be different.Larry Gierer of the Ledger Enquirer reports that Derek Shrout, 17, of Russel County, Ala., allegedly planned to detonate homemade explosives in his public school, targeting at least six students and a teacher.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia, CC.” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long_Range_Acoustic_Device”] The New York Police Department’s bomb squad has been called to the Bronx.But contrary to Twitter rumours, the squad wasn’t there to handle a bomb but rather a hand grenade.
[credit provider=”By Jolts on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joits/3250044961/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] An incident between police and a Denny’s caused quite a commotion in Illinois this week.Five on-duty detectives, whose badges were allegedly visible, were at a Denny’s in Belleville, Illinois, when a manager told them to put their guns in their cars or leave, according […]
[credit provider=”USACops” url=”http://www.usacops.com/ny/p13452/index.html”] It’s not illegal to give police officers the finger as you drive by them, and they have no right to arrest you for it, according to a recent appeals court ruling.The case stems from the 2006 arrest of John Swartz, who says he was put in handcuffs […]
[credit provider=”via AFP” url=”http://images.newscred.com/c15b87d21117bfc1cca29cae94976cb9?width=700&height=393″] Ihsan Ghaidan, a policeman in one of Iraq’s most volatile provinces, admits he stands little chance of promotion and notes his performance is increasingly under the microscope, for one simple reason — he is overweight, and Iraq’s security leaders are not happy.In fact, he is not […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Automobile_exhaust_gas.jpg”] In what must surely be the most fascinating article published so far this year, Kevin Drum of Mother Jones takes a long look at the relationship between lead — aka Pb(CH2CH3)4 — and crime.Much of Drum’s article is centered around the work of Kevin Nevin, a […]
[credit provider=”ABC” url=”http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/livenow?id=8807909″] High-speed car chases can be captivating, in part because they often don’t end well.Quora asked police officers last year exactly how they’re trained to handle these sticky situations. Retired cop Tim Dees, who’s now a criminal justice consultant, provided some illuminating answers.
[credit provider=”Tumblr/ http://photoj” url=”http://photoj.tumblr.com/post/13323069351/outside-looking-in-inside-looking-out-holiday”] The next time you complain about having to get together with your “crazy” family for Christmas, remember this story.40-one apparent Christians and two Saudi Arabian and Egyptian Muslims were recently arrested in Saudi Arabia after authorities busted a party by a reported Asian diplomat.
[credit provider=”via FOX29″ url=”http://www.myfoxphilly.com/story/20438718/shots-fired-inside-gloucester-township-police-station”] One police officer is in surgery, two others are injured, and the gunman is dead after a 5:30 a.m. shooting at a South New Jersey police station.Three officers were shot this morning, one of whom is in surgery after being shot in the abdomen, after a […]
[credit provider=”AP”] Latin singer-superstar Jenni Rivera and six others died in a plane crash Sunday after their private plane went down shortly after takeoff outside of Monterrey, Mexico.While Rivera’s fans and family have expressed their devastation, they will now be forced to relive the tragedy as two Mexican police officers have been […]
[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WmYGAwqJggk”] On 31 October 2012, a group of local law enforcement agencies and approximately 20 trained sniffer dogs descended on the Vista Grande High School in Arizona to perform a drug sweep.The officers and dogs showed up in the early morning and the school was put on lockdown, […]
[credit provider=””>http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ninja.jpg”] A comic book fan who dressed as a masked ninja to emulate his favourite superheroes and fight crime in his neigbourhood ended up being arrested himself by police.He desperately wanted to be like his favourite superheroes but Tanis Baker’s efforts at fighting crime were more comic farce than […]
[credit provider=”YouTube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=hlxHPJAONpE”] Videos of car accidents filmed from dashboard cameras have become such a popular genre on YouTube, it seems every driver must be filming his every move.Why is that?
[credit provider=”Flickr via special-fx” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/special-fx/5865533015/in/photostream/”] A man with an AR-15 rifle and body armour opened fire on bystanders at the Clackamas Town centre in Oregon, officials reported to the Oregonian.At least 2 are dead and one other is shot.
[credit provider=”samuelalove on flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/samuelnbarnett/2164243563/”] Cities that cut police budgets to save costs may be shooting themselves in the foot.A recent study by Aaron Chaflin and Justin McCrary at UC Berkeley found that for every dollar spent on police, the average U.S. city can expect about $1.60 in reduced crime […]
[credit provider=”Reuters/Jorge Dan Lopez” url=”http://images.newscred.com/c1cdbb982b6151ea66d6d9c0583edb12?width=700&height=393″] Guatemalan police arrested U.S. software guru John McAfee on Wednesday for illegally entering the country and said it would seek to expel him to neighbouring Belize, which he fled after being sought for questioning over his neighbour’s murder.McAfee, who had been in hiding for three […]
The Los Angeles Police Department is in for quite the PR nightmare after a department spokesman accidentally leaked an internal email to NBC4 Southern California.
[credit provider=”Weibo”] Chinese netizens are outraged over an incident in Xinjiang that allegedly showed preferential government treatment of ethnic minorities.The incident involved a fight between a villager and ethnic Uyghurs over the extremely high price they were charging for a nut cake.
[credit provider=”via Al Jazeera English” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/aljazeeraenglish/5479471845/lightbox/”] Just hours after reality TV star Kim Kardashian gushed about her impressions of Bahrain, riot police fired tear gas to disperse more than 50 hardline Islamic protesters denouncing her presence in the Gulf kingdom.The clashes took place just before Kardashian opened the Bahrain branch […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/MaplessinSeattle” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/maplessinseattle/2786976949/”] Colorado and Washington’s new marijuana laws might allow adults to use small amounts of the drug in the future, but what happens to anyone caught with pot in the past?Well, apparently no one really knows, according to The New York Times’ Jack Healy.
[credit provider=”NewsCatcher29 / YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e01arWJ6ZZU”] Three people were killed Friday morning at Casper College in Wyoming in an apparent bow and arrow attack, college and police officials told NBC News. Police say the male suspect, who was not a student, committed suicide after killing a faculty member and a woman on […]
[credit provider=”Eldebateonline/YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ci28vKZJ4A”] They are tall and slender beauty queens who sometimes fall into the arms of rich and ruthless Mexican drug traffickers.Some have gone from the glorifying catwalk to the humiliating perp walk. But for Maria Susana Flores Gamez, Woman of Sinaloa 2012, it was a case of fatal […]
[credit provider=”YouTube/libertyontour” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8k34PsTpW_0″] For two years, Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez has vigorously defended the indefensible notion that citizens shouldn’t be allowed to record the public actions of police officers. Point your cell phone at a cop and press “record” and you could find yourself arrested and facing 15 […]
[credit provider=”Wesh 2 News / YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Xe8Vij3uGws”] Here we go again: a Florida man is now claiming self-defence and will possibly invoke the state’s “Stand Your Ground” law after shooting eight rounds into a car full of black teens, killing one, and fleeing the scene, all because the teens allegedly […]
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kelly,_Raymond_W_%28USDoD%29.jpg”] As of Oct. 21, Chicago had raked up 435 murders, earning itself the title of the deadliest global city, according to NBC Chicago.And New York’s police commissioner has had enough.
[credit provider=”YouTube/gramrastag” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9F3xNdkzDk&hd=1″] The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order Monday that essentially allows people in Illinois to record police officers, the Chicago Tribune reports.The justices declined to review a lower court ruling that found the state’s “anti-eavesdropping law” to be in violation of a person’s free speech rights when used […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider”] Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is making headlines for more than just whimsical balloons this year.Confidential information from the Nassau County Police Department, including social security numbers and banking information for department employees, was found shredded among the confetti left on the street, PIX11 reported […]
[credit provider=”Walmart Stores/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/walmartcorporate/5266815680/sizes/z/”] A suspected shoplifter died after Walmart employees in Lithonia, Georgia reprimanded and tackled him, reports Jill Vejnoska at the Atlanta Journal Constitution.The man, who eyewitnesses said was middle-aged, allegedly walked out of the store with two DVD players he hadn’t paid for on Saturday, according to the […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] Hurricane Sandy might have taken a toll on New York City’s judicial system, with floodwaters possibly damaging thousands of pieces of police evidence.There is already at least one case, a 2009 Bronx burglary, that could be compromised because of contaminated blood evidence, Reuters […]
[credit provider=”YouTube/Goraymondfox” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Hb6DeNfxXiI”] Police had to resort to pepper-spray to end an unruly city council meeting in Newark last night, after a procedural move by Mayor Cory Booker caused angry citizens to storm the stage in protest—an evening of mayhem that should lead to tremors in a possible fight against Chris Christie.To […]
A man riding a dirt bike and being chased by the police in Australia was easily apprehended when his bike ran out of fuel and stalled in traffic, New Zealand news site stuff.co.nz reported.
[credit provider=”OKCupid via DNAinfo.com” url=”http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121025/new-york-city/accused-cannibal-cop-claimed-be-gentleman-online-dating-profiles”] The NYPD cop accused of planning to kidnap and cook at least 100 women was allegedly planning quite an unusual feast for Thanksgiving.Prosecutors claimed in court this week that Gilberto Valle told an unnamed co-conspirator he planned on “getting some girl meat” for Thanksgiving, the […]
[credit provider=”Getty”] Authorities are questioning the credibility of Natalie Khawam, one of the socialites at the centre of the military’s latest scandal. [credit provider=”via The Sacramento Bee” url=”http://www.sacbee.com/2012/11/14/4985416/scorecard-cast-of-characters-in.html”] Khawam’s sister is Jill Kelley, the woman at the forefront of the military controversy involving two major generals.
[credit provider=”statigr.am/jenaschultz” url=”http://statigr.am/p/324601844486840616_190421223″] With slower growth in Western countries, going abroad for new business is essential. Though the opportunities are huge, many companies aren’t prepared for the ethical dilemmas that pop up overseas.Strategy+Business interviewed William J. O’Rourke, the former head of Alcoa in Russia, who ran into some pretty serious […]
[credit provider=”Hobvias sudoneighm / Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lest_we_forget.jpg”] Police in Kent will question a man on Monday after an image of a burning poppy was posted on Facebook alongside an offensive comment.The 19-year-old from Aylesham, near Canterbury, was detained on Sunday night on suspicion of making malicious telecommunications, Kent Police said.
[credit provider=”Steve Rhodes/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ari/2797188426/”] It’s about time for police to stop focusing on marijuana and start arresting real criminals, according to marijuana legalization advocates.More than 45 per cent of all drug possession arrests in the U.S. last year were for marijuana, according to the FBI’s annual crime report.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:M26_Taser.jpg”] A New Mexico police officer is being sued for allegedly tasing a 10-year-old boy who refused to wash his car.Motor Transportation Police Officer Chris Webb was visiting the boy’s class during a “career day” when he asked the boy, identified only as R.D., to wash his […]
[credit provider=”Tim Boyle/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/chicago-police-officer-kevin-murphy-protects-a-crime-scene-news-photo/757465#”] Undercover cops who were investigating corruption allegations against Chicago police are now suing the department for harassment.FOX Chicago News exclusively reports two unnamed undercover officers are planning to sue the department, alleging “widespread abuse of power inside the city’s police force.”
[credit provider=”Flickr/Lee Bailey” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/leebailey/4754852773/”] London police are looking to sell off their Scotland Yard headquarters as part of a series of budget cuts as Britain struggles to shrink its huge deficit, a senior officer revealed Tuesday.Deputy Commissioner Craig Mackey said the Metropolitan Police was hoping to save around £6.5 million […]
[credit provider=”LehighValleyLive.com screenshot” url=”http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/hunterdon-county/express-times/index.ssf/2012/10/hunterdon_county_authorities_s_43.html”] Paddling across the border is one way to escape prosecution — at least for a few weeks.Police finally caught up with 37-year-old Steven Pieczynski on Tuesday in Toronto after he broke out of a Pennsylvania jail about a month ago, The Associated Press reported Friday.
[credit provider=”OKCupid via DNAinfo.com” url=”http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121025/new-york-city/accused-cannibal-cop-claimed-be-gentleman-online-dating-profiles”] The New York Police Department officer arrested yesterday on charges he planned to kidnap and cook at least 100 women, bragged about his manners and charm in an online dating profile.Gilberto Valle, 28, claimed he was a “true gentleman” and bragged that “chivalry is huge […]
[credit provider=”Dave Hosford/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/baltimoredave/4400415668/sizes/m/”] A New York cop was charged Wednesday in a strange alleged plan to kidnap at least 100 women, including his girlfriend, and cook them, ABC reported first.The FBI found e-mails and instant messages between Gilberto Valle, 28, and an alleged co-conspirator, also talking about holding at […]
[credit provider=”Via DNAinfo.com” url=”http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20121022/new-york-city/sex-ring-that-serviced-wealthy-clients-four-brothels-busted-police-say/slideshow/popup/293319″] No one in his low-key Brooklyn neighbourhood would have guessed this father of four was allegedly a pimp responsible for running four brothels in Manhattan.Fort Greene resident William Thomas is accused of not only operating brothels in the Financial District and Midtown East, but also running […]
Twitter user @911BUFF tweeted this horribly disturbing video of what looks like two police officers beating a young man senseless.
[credit provider=”myFOXDetroit.com” url=”http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/story/19708341/chief-ralph-godbee-sex-scandal-mystery-woman-reveals-herself-to-charlie-leduff”] The Detroit police chief embroiled in not one, not two, but three sex scandals has retired.But not before his “former lover” took to the media to air the couple’s dirty laundry.
[credit provider=”Scott Olson/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/jim-allen-a-self-described-member-of-the-vice-lords-street-news-photo/103797364#”] If you had an unblemished criminal past, you shouldn’t have even bothered applying to work for a new anti-gang program in Tennessee.The program will employ five former gang members and convicted felons who will use their experience to target violent crime, The Commercial Appeal reported, noting the […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=ralph%20godbee&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1349277058&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=dd2d33844aae46388c65da0b4e60ad23&dbm=PY2010&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] A myriad of sex scandals has gripped the Detroit Police Department.Its latest chief Ralph Godbee was suspended for 30 days after an affair with police officer Angelica Robinson took a turn for the worse, 7 Action News reported Tuesday.
[credit provider=”ITN News / Youtube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=PvSK0piTwT0″] In Bangkok, traffic gets so bad that the city has given hundreds of traffic officers midwife training.For policeman Mana Jokkoksung, that training has been crucial dozens of times: He has delivered 47 children whose mothers were stuck in traffic, according to the Telegraph.
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[credit provider=”(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)”] Tough job. These Iranian riot police are defending the French embassy against protesters who accuse France and the West of disrespecting Islam.
[credit provider=”YouTube via TyeTrillion” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhIDvOVtspQ&feature=player_embedded”] It’s Fashion Week in New York City, meaning models have taken to the streets, wearing clothing that even Cruella De Vil would call eccentric. But Thursday night, dubbed Fashion’s Night Out, seemed more rowdy than stylish.A mob surrounded a white Audi A4 on Broadway, between […]
[credit provider=”Foxtongue/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/foxtongue/2453922644/”] The fight to legalise drugs has been a long one.Medical marijuana dispensaries have existed in California for years and just a few months ago The Atlantic speculated legalizing marijuana might be President Barack Obama’s secret weapon.
[credit provider=”Robbie1/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/robbie1/5824501611/”] If you want to be a successful police officer, you have to realise what happens behind closed doors stays there — as long as it’s between two consenting adults.And, it might not hurt to check out a well-stocked adult bookstore to glean some inside knowledge.
There are a lot of ways for police to get around: in cars, on motorcycles, on foot, even by horseback. In Paris, they do all that, but have another set of wheels in their arsenal: Rollerblades.
Two Los Angeles cops slammed a woman on the ground not once but twice during a routine traffic stop — and then fist bumped about it, the New York Daily News reported Wednesday.
TAMPA, FLA. — After spending a few days here waiting for the 2012 Republican National Convention to start, I have an initial impression to share about my first political convention.
[credit provider=”Getty”] Earlier this month, Brian Mulligan—vice chairman and managing director of Deutsche Bank’s Los Angeles media practice— filed a claim accusing LAPD officers of beating him without probable cause after a confrontation with police in which he was arrested in May.After Mulligan, 52, was forcibly subdued in the early […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&entity=&kw=camden%2C+new+jersey+police&intv=None&shgroup=-10&sh=10″] A New Jersey city that reported a murder rate of 46.8 per 100,000 people in 2010 is losing a police department.Camden, N.J., often dubbed the most dangerous city in the country, is disbanding its police department in a bid to shave millions of dollars off the […]
[credit provider=”AMagill/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/1025919868/”] Despite the fact the city hasn’t had any campus shootings, police in south suburban Plainfield, Ill., want to be prepared.The Plainfield Police Department wants to keep a rifle in the offices of high school police officers, NBC 5 Chicago reported Wednesday.
[credit provider=”ABC 24″ url=”http://www.abc24.com/news/local/story/Handcuffed-Southaven-Man-Shot-Killed-in-Squad-Car/-bhUg09KrUSqwaCsuCqwUg.cspx?rss=59″] An autopsy has revealed the 21-year-old man found dead earlier this month in the back of a police car from a gunshot wound killed himself, CBS News reported Monday.Chavis Carter was shot while handcuffed in the back of a police car. He was being held after […]
[credit provider=”Daniel Milford Flathagen/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/danielflathagen/4794034827/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] A federal appeals court ruled there’s no expectation of privacy when it comes to mobile phone data, The Wall Street Journal Law Blog reported Tuesday.That ruling could be very bad for drug dealers using pay-as-you-go phones, the blog pointed out.
[credit provider=”lovenothing via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/_lovenothing/3772984885/”] A month ago, we learned that more (and maybe many, many more) than 1.3 million people’s cell phone data were handed over to US law enforcement agencies in 2011 alone. Text messages, caller locations, and records of who called whom and for how long had all been […]
A man considered to be China’s most wanted serial killer was killed by police in a leather factory in Chongqing Tuesday morning.Zhou Kehua was suspected of killing a woman, her companion and a guard. There was also speculation he was responsible for a string of similar crimes in Nanjing going […]
[credit provider=”AMagill via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/amagill/3225246820/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Days after falsely accusing the Obama campaign of working to restrict the voting rights of members of the military, the Romney campaign still won’t say whether they believe Ohio cops, firefighters and veterans are worthy of early voting rights.The Romney campaign has failed to respond […]
[credit provider=”ABC 24″ url=”http://www.abc24.com/news/local/story/Handcuffed-Southaven-Man-Shot-Killed-in-Squad-Car/-bhUg09KrUSqwaCsuCqwUg.cspx?rss=59″] Police are investigating how a man handcuffed in a police car for alleged marijuana possession wound up with a fatal bullet wound to the head.Chavis Carter, 21 of Southaven, Miss., was being held in the back of police car Saturday night after police said they found […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy of New Jersey Attorney General’s Office”] Two ex-convicts exploited the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks to steal tens of thousands dollars in donations, according to a civil lawsuit filed by New Jersey’s attorney general.Mark Anthony Niemczyk and Thomas Scalgione used a pickup truck with the names […]
Tensions have been high for more than a week in Anaheim after two fatal shootings by police – one involving an unarmed man and another involving an allegedly handcuffed man.
[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sxsf5rlET6g&feature=player_embedded#!”] Around 600 demonstrators and 250 riot officers went head-to-head in Anaheim, Calif. on Tuesday in a confrontation over recent deadly shootings involving police, CBS News reports. The protests began over the weekend after one such shooting involving an unarmed man and another other involving an allegedly handcuffed man.
[credit provider=”Dave Hosford/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/baltimoredave/4400415668/sizes/m/”] A police officer in New York shot and killed his son, who investigators say he thought was an intruder.The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that the 59-year-old Rochester man and Parry Police Department Officer was staying in a motel in Old Forge in the Adirondack Mountains where the shooting occurred Saturday morning.
[credit provider=”KCAL9″ url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MST4RhWdlMQ&feature=share”] Anaheim, Calif. police officers shot rubber bullets and accidentally unleashed an attack dog at people who were protesting an officer-involved shooting that killed an unarmed man, CBS reported over the weekend. Two officers were placed on paid leave after one of them fatally shot 24-year-old Manuel Diaz Saturday after chasing […]
[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=Jordan%20Miles&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1342612616&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=3a2d2d7685f242b89b554f2a24306ad5&dbm=PY2010&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] The lawyer for a man claiming cops gave him brain damage when he was a teen told a jury Tuesday the officers lied about why they stopped his client to cover up their “savage” acts.Jordan Miles, now 20, is suing Richard Ewing, Michael Saldutte, and David […]
[credit provider=”smart news” url=”http://stmaartennews.wordpress.com/2011/04/21/reports-online-are-saying-that-a-large-shipment-of-arms-were-stolen-in-sxm-is-that-the-reason-for-the-rise-in-shootings/”] An NYPD officer was arrested yesterday for allegedly breaking into fellow cops’ lockers and stealing their guns.Nicholas Mina sneaked the guns out of the high-security locker room in April, along with bulletproof vests, cash, and an iPad, the New York Post reported Friday.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Middle_finger.jpg”] A Wall Street headhunter is suing New York City for the right to give the middle finger to police. 20-six year old New Jersey resident Robert Bell, who is a financial services recruiter, is suing NYC after he was arrested last fall for giving some cops the […]
[credit provider=”NoMoreillusion/YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TV-4esty0gw”] The DNA found yesterday on a chain from an Occupy Wall Street protest may not prove to be the big break police were hoping for in the mysterious 2004 murder of Julliard student Sarah Fox after all.The evidence, which was linked to DNA found on Fox’s CD […]
[credit provider=”ianmansfieldtv/YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qxMzTtp78zg”] A high-speed car chase in LA on Tuesday ended when the driver smashed his car into a cluster of trees.In honour of the excitement caused by the spectacular collision, we thought we’d round up 10 of the most epic, exhilarating, and downright stupid car crashes.
The home run derby is what it is, including a lot of home runs, and too much of Chris Berman. But for one moment, we actually saw an incredible defensive play. And it was a web gem by a police officer, who made a bare-handed grab on a long home […]
[credit provider=”SuperSecretp” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x-8pu1chaO0&feature=related”] Mayor Bloomberg’s ban on large sodas looks much less ridiculous now in light of allegations that police are putting the kibosh on subway platform dancing.Caroline Stern and George Hess have filed a federal lawsuit against New York City, claiming police arrested them for doing the Charleston, the […]
The next time you get pulled over, don’t worry. The American Civil Liberties Union has your back.
[credit provider=”heathbrandon/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/heathbrandon/3627062111/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] An anonymous survey of retired New York police officers has reportedly found rampant crime-report manipulation at the NYPD.The survey refutes the NYPD’s defence that it has just a few rotten apples, Eli Silverman, one of the criminologists who conducted the survey, told The New York Times.
[credit provider=”Dafne Cholet/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/dafnecholet/5423011024/”] Police in Wiltshire, England have taken a new approach to fighting ditch days: they are coming to the homes of truant students and bringing them to school in patrol cars, reports The Telegraph. Each morning the police receive a list of students who are not in school without […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy of CNN”] George Zimmerman didn’t recognise a police photo of Trayvon Martin just hours after he fatally shot the teenager, even though he said he was on top of Martin when witnesses came.Florida prosecutors released new evidence in the case on Tuesday afternoon.
[credit provider=”flickr4jazz/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/flickr4jazz/3627780605/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Meet this future Darwin Award nominee: Anthony Kenneth Mastrogiovanni, who is alleged to have impersonated a police officer but got caught when he tried to pull over an actual police officer.As The Associated Press reports, Maryland Police say Mastrogiovanni turned his flashing lights on his white pickup and pulled over an off-duty officer.
An estimated 4,000 low-ranked Bolivian police officers began a mutiny yesterday, demanding better wages across the nation, the AP reports.
[credit provider=”Florida State Attorney”] Sanford, Fla., investigators taunted George Zimmerman in a post-shooting interview as they forced him to listen to the 911 call he made the night he shot teenager Trayvon Martin.The call makes it sound like Zimmerman was chasing 17-year-old Martin, but Zimmerman claims the sound was just […]
[credit provider=”Youtube Screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l87OvAhdw2A”] G4S is not only the world’s largest security firm, it’s one of the largest companies in the world, period.Recently, UK has been freaking out a little over the company, mostly due to the fact the company is supplying 10,000 guards in a deal worth more than […]
George Zimmerman finally reveals his side of the story in newly-released police interviews from Feb. 29.In his hours-long interview, recently posted on Zimmerman’s defence site, Zimmerman told investigators 17-year-old Trayvon Martin beat him pretty badly before the fatal shot was fired.
[credit provider=”flickr4jazz/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/flickr4jazz/3627780605/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Port Authority Police Department Sgt. Edwin Rivera is cashing in on overtime hours, so much that the New York Post dubbed him “the Port Authority’s undisputed overtime king.”Rivera earned $273,946 in 2011, including $166,035 in overtime pay — more than double his base salary of $107,911.
[credit provider=”AP”] Pakistani citizens stopping by Dunkin doughnuts for a quick coffee or glazed doughnut in the province of Punjab shouldn’t expect to see police officers there any time soon.That’s because Punjab police commander Habibur Rehman has given her force an ultimatum, according to reports in AFP: lose the belly or […]
[credit provider=”versageek/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/versageek/2446162355/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Drivers fed up with New York City’s expensive toll roads are carpooling to save a few dollars on the George Washington Bridge, according to the Wall Street Journal.Bridge commuters can save $6 a vehicle by using the “carpooling” lane. Because of this, some rogue drivers have started […]
[credit provider=”Red Huber-Pool/Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/casey-anthony-listens-to-testimony-during-her-murder-trial-news-photo/117734217#”] After enduring the trial of the century and unprecedented public scorn, Casey Anthony still maintains she did not kill her daughter.Anthony sat down with Piers Morgan Tuesday night and told the news anchor she didn’t kill her daughter but she is “ashamed of the person […]
[credit provider=”Grahamtastic/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/philanthropy/345764939/”] Americans support using unmanned aircraft for patrolling borders and tracking down criminals, but not handing out speeding tickets, a poll out Tuesday finds.The poll by Monmouth University Polling Institute comes in anticipation of drones becoming much more prolific in the skies.
It seems that in the 1960s and ’70s, police officers had very specialised beats.
The U.S. men’s national soccer team lost 4-1 in a friendly against world power Brazil last night, but the one lasting highlight of the game wasn’t ever caught on TV cameras.
[credit provider=”America’s Most Wanted” url=”http://www.amw.com/fugitives/case.cfm?id=51983″] Saving money isn’t the only reason to take the subway.The New York Post is reporting that a man accused of killing his two daughters back in 2007 could be working as a cab driver in the Big Apple.
[credit provider=”Flickr / radarxlove ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/radarxlove/2213198132/in/photostream/”] Next time you dine and dash, remember not to lock yourself out of your car. CNY Central’s Maren Guse reports four Syracuse teens between the ages of 17 and 20 learned this the hard way by tapping the State Police station in Sylvan Beach […]
A deputy sheriff recently answered questions on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” in an effort to humanize police officers.
[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disappearance_of_Etan_Patz”] A man has finally confessed to the 1979 of Etan Patz.While the case is far from solved, we still decided to look for other cold cases that were cracked after many years.