The London Ontario Police officer who fired 19 bullets at a fleeing robber - hitting homes, sheds and decks - won't face criminal charges.Read more »
A former Ottawa Hills police officer was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for the shooting of a motorcyclist during a May, 2009, traffic stop.
Thomas White, 27, was convicted May 14 in Lucas County Common Pleas Court of felonious assault with a gun specification for the shooting of Michael McCloskey, Jr. A jury deliberated for about six hours after a week-long trial before reaching a verdict.Read more »
The Atlanta City Council is expected to agree pay $20,000 to settle a lawsuit a by a 62-year-old woman who was jailed for asking a police officer “why” she and friends had to move from a sidewalk where they were talking about an upcoming funeral.Read more »
The police department says "the officer was just doing his job". Wow, this is how you protect and serve?! What is the police department if their job is preventing a stroke victim from seeking medical attention?!Read more »
Cops Kill Father-to-Be in Botched Marijuana Raid
Las Vegas Narc Serving Marijuana Search Warrant Kills Father-to-Be In His Own Bathroom
by Phillip Smith
A 21-year-old father-to-be was killed last Friday night by a Las Vegas Police Department narcotics officer serving a search warrant for marijuana.Read more »
Will County Sheriff Paul Kaupas' department mentally broke down Kevin Fox, the father of Riley Fox, to the point that he falsely confessed to the murder of his own daughter. Now the Sheriff wants to use stolen money to hire a firm in order to find out what needs to change.Read more »
It all started when a cop stopped a man for jaywalking. Things escalated quickly from there as voices were raised and a crowd gathered. When two young women intervened an onlooker pulled out his camera phone and started to roll tape.Read more »
The video is behind the link. Basically two women were stopped jaywalking. Officials say one was "verbally antagonistic toward the officer," when one woman started walking away. The officer "escorted" her back, which means he grabbed her by the arm and dragged her back. Then she started yelling at him and pull away. The second girl intervened and he socked her.
Here's the funny part:
"Seattle police have not reviewed the video of the incident."
But the best part I think, is that the public surrounds the scene with camera phones.Read more »
Obstructing government operations???
Clear Creek sheriff's deputies on Thursday arrested a rafting guide for swimming to a stranded young rafter who had tumbled from his boat on Clear Creek.
Ryan Daniel Snodgrass, a 28-year-old guide with Arkansas Valley Adventures rafting company, was charged with "obstructing government operations," said Clear Creek Sheriff Don Krueger.Read more »
“Where did you steal that from?” the officer, Pablo Perriera, asked Kyle Scheibe and his assistant, the claims says.
Scheibe, who is 19, told the officer he was running a small landscaping business and that the equipment belonged to his father, Ron Scheibe. He also provided the address of the job he had just completed and showed the officer a flyer as proof of their business.
“I tried to tell him I had all the receipts for everything at my house, I told him it’s just a block away, you can come at anytime and look. He said, ‘No, I’m not going that far,’ ” Scheibe told the Star.Read more »
An officer shot an unarmed man after he had grabbed his girlfriend's behind.Read more »
It was one of the hottest days of spring on New York's Long Island, and Marcus Starkman was among those who went to the beach for some sun and sand.
Starkman was lying in a chaise longue on Long Beach. Suddenly, police got a call about a swimmer in distress and rushed to the rescue.
In the confusion Wednesday, a police SUV ran over Starkman as he was talking on a phone and listening to the radio, according to Newsday.Read more »
The actions of an eight-member SWAT team that conducted a Feb. 11 narcotics raid have been deemed appropriate in an internal review, Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton said.
Attorney Jeff Hilbrenner says his client Jonathan Whitworth is disappointed that Chief Ken Burton ruled the entry of eight SWAT members and their actions to be appropriate. Read the blog.Read more »
CHICKASHA— Grady County commissioners will pay $15,000 to a woman whose dog was fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy who had stopped to ask for directions.
Tammy Christopher initially asked for $25,000, alleging deputy Sean Knight "grossly overreacted" when he killed the dog on Aug. 25.Read more »
DETROIT – Police who carried out a raid on a family home that left a 7-year-old girl dead over the weekend were accompanied by a camera crew for a reality television show, and an attorney says video of the siege contradicts the police account of what happened.
Geoffrey Fieger, an attorney for the family of young Aiyana Jones, said he has seen three or four minutes of video of the raid, although he declined to say whether it was shot by the crew for the A&E series "The First 48," which has been shadowing Detroit homicide detectives for months.Read more »
A jury found an Ottawa Hills police officer guilty Friday night of felonious assault with a firearms specification for a shooting during a traffic stop last year.
The case went to the jury on the fourth day of Officer Thomas White's trial for felonious assault with a firearms specification in the shooting of Michael McCloskey, Jr.Read more »
"I felt bad. We thought he'd been shot protecting us," said Marilyn Hicks, who lives on Lancaster across the street from the steep incline that leads to the railroad tracks where Ralston said a man had put a gun to his head.Read more »
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