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British Undercover Cop Who Seduced Activists Gets Lucky With ‘James Bond’ defence

[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. […]
British Undercover Cop Who Seduced Activists Gets Lucky With ‘James Bond’ defence
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Here’s Some Advice: If You Happen Upon Military Ordnance, Don’t Pick It Up

[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 […]
Here’s Some Advice: If You Happen Upon Military Ordnance, Don’t Pick It Up
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Alabama Teen Allegedly Planned To Assault School With Homemade Explosives

[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.
Alabama Teen Allegedly Planned To Assault School With Homemade Explosives
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‘Suspicious Device’ In The Bronx Turned Out To Be A Grenade

[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.
‘Suspicious Device’ In The Bronx Turned Out To Be A Grenade
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Police Boycott Denny’s After Being Told To Leave Because Of Their Guns

[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 […]
Police Boycott Denny’s After Being Told To Leave Because Of Their Guns
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Appeals Court Upholds Your Right To Give Police The Finger

[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 […]
Appeals Court Upholds Your Right To Give Police The Finger
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The Iraqi Government Has A Problem With Fat Cops

[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 […]
The Iraqi Government Has A Problem With Fat Cops
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A Theory About The Origins Of The ’80s Crime Epidemic Could Throw Everything We Know About Crime Prevention On Its Head

[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 […]
A Theory About The Origins Of The ’80s Crime Epidemic Could Throw Everything We Know About Crime Prevention On Its Head
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An Ex-Cop Reveals Exactly How The Police Handle High-Speed Chases

[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.
An Ex-Cop Reveals Exactly How The Police Handle High-Speed Chases
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Police Arrested 41 People In Saudi Arabia For ‘Plotting To Celebrate Christmas’

[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.
Police Arrested 41 People In Saudi Arabia For ‘Plotting To Celebrate Christmas’
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Gunman Dead And Cops Injured After A Shooting At A New Jersey Police Station

[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 […]
Gunman Dead And Cops Injured After A Shooting At A New Jersey Police Station
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For-Profit Prison Guards Are Being Used In Arizona’s School-To-Prison Pipeline

[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, […]
For-Profit Prison Guards Are Being Used In Arizona’s School-To-Prison Pipeline
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Police Scramble Helicopter To Take Out Masked ‘Super Hero’ Ninja

[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 […]
Police Scramble Helicopter To Take Out Masked ‘Super Hero’ Ninja
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REPORT: Shots Fired And 2 Dead In Shooting At Oregon Mall

[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.
REPORT: Shots Fired And 2 Dead In Shooting At Oregon Mall
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The 15 Most ‘Underpoliced’ Cities In America

[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 […]
The 15 Most ‘Underpoliced’ Cities In America
Tech

Guatemala Is Planning To Send John McAfee Back To Belize

[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 […]
Guatemala Is Planning To Send John McAfee Back To Belize
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Chinese Racial Tensions Flare Over An Overpriced Nut Cake

[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.
Chinese Racial Tensions Flare Over An Overpriced Nut Cake
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Bahrain Police Used Teargas On Anti-Kim Kardashian Protesters

[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 […]
Bahrain Police Used Teargas On Anti-Kim Kardashian Protesters
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New Marijuana Law Might Not Actually Protect All Colorado Weed Smokers

[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.
New Marijuana Law Might Not Actually Protect All Colorado Weed Smokers
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‘Bow And Arrow-Type’ Assault Leaves Three Dead At A Wyoming College

[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 […]
‘Bow And Arrow-Type’ Assault Leaves Three Dead At A Wyoming College
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Mexican Beauty Queen Was Used As ‘A Human Shield’ In A Drug Gang Shootout

[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 […]
Mexican Beauty Queen Was Used As ‘A Human Shield’ In A Drug Gang Shootout
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It Is Absolutely Absurd To Prohibit People From Recording Police

[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 […]
It Is Absolutely Absurd To Prohibit People From Recording Police
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A Florida Teen’s Death Looks Like The Trayvon Martin Case All Over Again

[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 […]
A Florida Teen’s Death Looks Like The Trayvon Martin Case All Over Again
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Supreme Court Says It’s OK To Record Cops In Illinois

[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 […]
Supreme Court Says It’s OK To Record Cops In Illinois
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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Confetti Contained Confidential Police Records

[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 […]
Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Confetti Contained Confidential Police Records
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Suspected Shoplifter Dies After Walmart Employees Tackle Him

[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 […]
Suspected Shoplifter Dies After Walmart Employees Tackle Him
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Sandy’s Floodwaters May Have Compromised Thousands Of Pending Criminal Cases

[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 […]
Sandy’s Floodwaters May Have Compromised Thousands Of Pending Criminal Cases
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Cory Booker Sparked A Near-Riot At A Newark City Council Meeting

[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 […]
Cory Booker Sparked A Near-Riot At A Newark City Council Meeting
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Accused Cannibal Cop Allegedly Wanted To Eat ‘Girl Meat’ For Thanksgiving

[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 […]
Accused Cannibal Cop Allegedly Wanted To Eat ‘Girl Meat’ For Thanksgiving
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More On The Socialites At The Heart Of The Pentagon Scandal…

[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.
More On The Socialites At The Heart Of The Pentagon Scandal…
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The Dramatic Way Alcoa Challenged Russian Police — And Won

[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 […]
The Dramatic Way Alcoa Challenged Russian Police — And Won
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UK Teen Arrested For Posting A Picture Of A Burning Poppy On Facebook

[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.
UK Teen Arrested For Posting A Picture Of A Burning Poppy On Facebook
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Pot Legalization Changes Everything For Colorado And Washington Cops

[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.
Pot Legalization Changes Everything For Colorado And Washington Cops
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Cop Accused Of Tasing Boy When He Visited His School For Career Day

[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 […]
Cop Accused Of Tasing Boy When He Visited His School For Career Day
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Chicago Cops Investigating Rogue Officers Are Suing The Department

[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.”
Chicago Cops Investigating Rogue Officers Are Suing The Department
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London’s Metropolitan Police Are Selling Their Iconic Scotland Yard HQ

[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 […]
London’s Metropolitan Police Are Selling Their Iconic Scotland Yard HQ
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A Pennsylvania Jailbreaker Thought He Could Kayak To A Foreign Country To Escape Justice

[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.
A Pennsylvania Jailbreaker Thought He Could Kayak To A Foreign Country To Escape Justice
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Accused Cannibal Cop Considers Himself A ‘True Gentleman’

[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 […]
Accused Cannibal Cop Considers Himself A ‘True Gentleman’
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NYPD Cop Charged With Plotting To Kidnap And Cook 100 Women

[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 […]
NYPD Cop Charged With Plotting To Kidnap And Cook 100 Women
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Brooklyn Family Man Busted For Allegedly Running A Wall Street Brothel

[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 […]
Brooklyn Family Man Busted For Allegedly Running A Wall Street Brothel
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Detroit Police Chief Retires After Involvement In THREE Sex Scandals

[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.
Detroit Police Chief Retires After Involvement In THREE Sex Scandals
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Former Gang Members Used Their Criminal Pasts To One-Up Other Job Applicants In Tennessee

[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 […]
Former Gang Members Used Their Criminal Pasts To One-Up Other Job Applicants In Tennessee
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Detroit Police Chief Accused Of Affair With The Same Woman Who Brought Down The Last Police Chief

[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.
Detroit Police Chief Accused Of Affair With The Same Woman Who Brought Down The Last Police Chief
Lifestyle

A Bangkok Cop Has Delivered 47 Babies During Traffic Jams

[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.
A Bangkok Cop Has Delivered 47 Babies During Traffic Jams
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VIDEO: Fashion’s Night Out (Of Control)

[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 […]
VIDEO: Fashion’s Night Out (Of Control)
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Cop: You Just Have To Accept People’s Weird Sex Habits

[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.
Cop: You Just Have To Accept People’s Weird Sex Habits
Lifestyle

SPOTTED: In Paris, Cops Use Rollerblades

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.
SPOTTED: In Paris, Cops Use Rollerblades
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The GOP Convention Is A Really Weird Place

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. 
The GOP Convention Is A Really Weird Place
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See The Bloody Photo Of This Hollywood Banker After Alleged LAPD Beating

[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 […]
See The Bloody Photo Of This Hollywood Banker After Alleged LAPD Beating
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One Of The Most Dangerous Cities In The Country Is Losing Its Police Department

[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 […]
One Of The Most Dangerous Cities In The Country Is Losing Its Police Department
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Police At Chicago-Area High Schools Want To Bring Rifles To Campus

[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.
Police At Chicago-Area High Schools Want To Bring Rifles To Campus
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Autopsy: Man Who Was Shot In The Back Of A Police Car Committed Suicide

[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 […]
Autopsy: Man Who Was Shot In The Back Of A Police Car Committed Suicide
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Court Gives Police Green Light To Track mobile phone Signals Without A Warrant

[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.
Court Gives Police Green Light To Track mobile phone Signals Without A Warrant
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This New Bill Could Make It Illegal For Police To Sieze And Search Your Cell Phone

[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 […]
This New Bill Could Make It Illegal For Police To Sieze And Search Your Cell Phone
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Chinese Serial Killer Has Been Killed By Police

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 […]
Chinese Serial Killer Has Been Killed By Police
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Romney Campaign Won’t Say Whether Police, Firefighters And Veterans Deserve Early Voting Rights

[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 […]
Romney Campaign Won’t Say Whether Police, Firefighters And Veterans Deserve Early Voting Rights
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21-Year-Old Allegedly Shot While Handcuffed In The Back Of A Cop Car

[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 […]
21-Year-Old Allegedly Shot While Handcuffed In The Back Of A Cop Car
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Two Convicted Felons Are Accused Of Faking A 9/11 Charity With A Memorial Truck

[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 […]
Two Convicted Felons Are Accused Of Faking A 9/11 Charity With A Memorial Truck
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Fourth Day Of Violent Protests In Anaheim Ends With 24 Arrests And Several Injuries

[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.
Fourth Day Of Violent Protests In Anaheim Ends With 24 Arrests And Several Injuries
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An NY Police Officer Shot And Killed An Intruder Before Discovering It Was His Own Son

[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.
An NY Police Officer Shot And Killed An Intruder Before Discovering It Was His Own Son
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Anaheim Cops Fire Rubber Bullets At Crowd Including Children

[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 […]
Anaheim Cops Fire Rubber Bullets At Crowd Including Children
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Pittsburgh Cops Savagely Beat Teen For No Reason: Lawsuit

[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 […]
Pittsburgh Cops Savagely Beat Teen For No Reason: Lawsuit
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New York Cop Charged With Stealing Guns From Fellow Officers And Selling Them On The Street

[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.
New York Cop Charged With Stealing Guns From Fellow Officers And Selling Them On The Street
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Watch 10 Of The Most Epic Car Chases Of All Time

[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.
Watch 10 Of The Most Epic Car Chases Of All Time
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A Couple Claims They Were Arrested For Dancing On A Subway Platform

[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 […]
A Couple Claims They Were Arrested For Dancing On A Subway Platform
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The NYPD Is Lying About Its Police Reports To Make Crime Stats Look Better: Survey

[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.
The NYPD Is Lying About Its Police Reports To Make Crime Stats Look Better: Survey
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British Town Uses Drastic Tactic To Keep Students From Ditching School

[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 […]
British Town Uses Drastic Tactic To Keep Students From Ditching School
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This Man Kept Trying To Impersonate A Police Officer, Even After He Pulled A Real One Over

[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.
This Man Kept Trying To Impersonate A Police Officer, Even After He Pulled A Real One Over
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Zimmerman Called Trayvon Martin One Of ‘These arseholes’ In 911 Call

[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 […]
Zimmerman Called Trayvon Martin One Of ‘These arseholes’ In 911 Call
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A Port Authority Police Sergeant Doubled His Salary With Overtime Pay

[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.
A Port Authority Police Sergeant Doubled His Salary With Overtime Pay
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A Pakistani Police Commander Has Ordered His Officers To Lose Their Pot Bellies

[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 […]
A Pakistani Police Commander Has Ordered His Officers To Lose Their Pot Bellies
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Drivers Are Now Picking Up Hitchhikers To Avoid High Tolls At The George Washington Bridge

[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 […]
Drivers Are Now Picking Up Hitchhikers To Avoid High Tolls At The George Washington Bridge
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Casey Anthony Denies Being A Killer But Admits To Being A ‘Stupid Kid’

[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 […]
Casey Anthony Denies Being A Killer But Admits To Being A ‘Stupid Kid’
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POLL: Americans Are Really Uneasy About Cops Using Drones To Hand Out Speeding Tickets

[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.
POLL: Americans Are Really Uneasy About Cops Using Drones To Hand Out Speeding Tickets
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These Teens Were Clearly Not Practiced In The Art Of Dining And Dashing

[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 […]
These Teens Were Clearly Not Practiced In The Art Of Dining And Dashing