Another drug war tragedy. Phoenix police detective, and father of two, killed in an under cover drug deal gone wrong. Phoenix police try and sell 500lb bail of marijuana, deal goes wrong and shootout ensues, killing one detective and two suspects.
Riverside County Supervisor Jeff Stone apparently thinks so, after proposing that the county lead a campaign for as many as 13 Southern California counties to secede from the state.Stone said in a statement late Thursday that Riverside, Imperial, San Diego, Orange, San Bernardino, Kings, Kern, Fresno, Tulare, Inyo, Madera, Mariposa and Mono counties should form the new state of South California.
A sheriff's deputy in Lee county, FL was actually fired for use of excessive force on a handcuffed man and lying about the encounter! Video taken from one of the jail cameras contradicted the deputy's story and he was fired following an investigation.
An on-duty Framingham police detective accused of pulling over to relieve himself in a private yard, then drawing his gun on the home’s resident, has been indicted on criminal charges, the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office announced yesterday.
Detective Scott Brown, 38, of Mendon was charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and making threats stemming from an April 29 incident taking place on private property in Framingham, said spokeswoman Cara O’Brien.