Police in White Plains, NY kill 68 year old man while responding to a medical alert. They invaded his home, tasered him, shot him with bean bag rounds, then fatally shot him. Grand jury finds officers not guilty of any crime.Read more »
The 22-year-old Iowan was at the Sports Column watering hole early Saturday when a pair of Iowa City cops arrived to conduct a “bar check.” Officers then “made contact” with Corcoran, who “demonstrated poor coordination, repetitive speech and smelled strongly of an odor of an alcoholic beverage.” While estimating that he consumed a few beers over the previous three hours, Corcoran registered a .212 blood alcohol content when taking a post-arrest Breathalyzer test.Read more »
The editor of the Boston Police Department’s union newspaper has a message for Occupy Wall Street: you’re a bunch of ignorant idiots — and your kids are stupid too. Officer James W. Carnell, a veteran of the Boston PD and the managing editor for Pax Centurion, has penned a scathing op-ed in the latest issue of the official newspaper of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association.Read more »
A group of Sydney police officers just how great they are. After being called to a bus for a man who was too slow in showing a transit officer (not an actual cop, but a ticket checker essentially) his bus ticket, police decide to use a tazer on a man who made a smart comment. While in court for the incident, the group of police all collaborated and lied about the incident. What they didn't realize was that a passenger on the bus was video taping the whole thing.Read more »
drug-sniffing dogs used by troopers are intentionally trained to operate as so-called "trick ponies", or dogs that provide officers false alerts.Read more »
Two NYPD cops accused of punishing a Staten Island teen by dumping him in a swamp without his shoes or shirt will have to dip into their pockets to help settle a federal lawsuit, the Daily News has learned. Officers Richard Danese and Thomas Elliassen will each kick in $5,000 on top of the $140,000 the city agreed to pay to plaintiff Rayshawn Moreno, according to papers filed in Brooklyn Federal Court.Read more »
Most recent Boston Police Dept newsletter on the fact that people wanted to be able to vote on memorials for cops throughout JP - "To the best of our knowledge, only in Jamaica Plain, which is now home to a garden variety of assorted Communists and Socialists, have the “community activist” types (translation: those
who have no lives) complained. Also, lookout for the racist poem "SAND" at the end.
Man with concealed carry permit beaten and arrested for carrying a handgun.Read more »
Motorcyclist with helmet cam pulled over while riding under speed limit.Read more »
Suicide by cop..."this is the way I want to die.” "Every cop should do a [steroid] cycle a year.” "If he had been a mere Mundane, he would almost certainly be dead...." “Steroid use is very pervasive in law enforcement. I'd say, of the cops I know, 20 percent to 25 percent of them are using”...Displaying uncommon restraint, the police allowed one of their own to surrender to a negotiator and leave the home of “his own free will.”...Read more »
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