Posts Tagged ‘Police’

Video Shows Man Shooting At Crowd During Charlottesville Rally, With No Police Response

The ACLU documented the incident two weeks ago, and the man has now been arrested in connection with it. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles […]

Donald Trump Endorses Police Brutality In Speech To Cops

The president said law enforcement officers shouldn’t protect suspects’ heads when putting them into police cars. U.S. Political News, Opinion and Analysis – HuffPost Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Police: Hunters Shot Each Other Near The Border, Then Blamed Immigrants

Two men who were shot in Texas last month and had blamed immigrants crossing the border with Mexico were actually shot by members of their own hunting party, according to an indictment issued last week.  Walker Daugherty and Edwin Roberts were wounded in the incident on January 6, The Associated Press reported. Daugherty and his […]

Dairy Queen Shuts Down Restaurant After Police Say Owner ‘Proudly Admitted’ Using Racial Slur

Dairy Queen shut down a restaurant in Illinois after police said its owner “proudly admitted” to using a racial slur against a customer last week. Deianeira Ford said DQ in Zion, Illinois, mixed up her order at the drive-through window, the Washington Post reported. When owner Jim Crichton wouldn’t fix the order, she asked for a […]

Police Probe Attack On College Student Wearing Hijab By Man Wearing Trump Hat In Louisiana

Police are investigating reports that a student wearing a hijab at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette was hit with a metal object and robbed while walking to class on Wednesday morning. One of her attackers was wearing a white hat that read “TRUMP,” a University of Louisiana Police Department notice sent to students and obtained […]

Glendale Heights Police Dept. Receive Tribute & Free Discount Prescription Cards by ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Police In Baton Rouge Face Off With Protesters Demanding Justice For Alton Sterling

BATON ROUGE, La. ― Police on Friday night faced off with several hundred protesters in Baton Rouge who were demanding justice for victims of police brutality, particularly Alton Sterling, who was killed here Tuesday. At least 100 officers, some in riot gear, tried to keep the protesters contained on the sidewalk outside the city’s police department, […]

Watching Videos Of Police Brutality Can Traumatize You, Especially If You’re Black

Jarrod Doyle was relaxing with friends on July 5 when the hashtag #AltonSterling popped up on his Instagram feed. He tabbed over to Google to search the name. On Facebook, he found a graphic video of two police officers pinning Sterling to the ground before fatally shooting him in the chest and back six times. After […]

Baltimore Saw Steep Decline In Police Numbers As Murder Rate Soared

July 7 (Reuters) – Already beset by a public outcry over the high-profile death of a black man in police custody and a rising murder rate, Baltimore’s police department is facing another headache: it’s shrinking fast. The number of uniformed officers in the mid-Atlantic city fell 6.1 percent last year and has shrunk by even […]

Austin Police Officer Caught On Video Allegedly Pepper-Spraying Handcuffed Man

The Austin Police Department has launched an investigation following the release of a video that shows an officer apparently pepper-spraying a handcuffed suspect. The video, posted on YouTube by local police watchdog group Peaceful Streets Project, shows an officer opening the door to the back of a police van last week during the South by Southwest […]

Free Discount Cards Donated to Swainsboro Police Department by Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Miami Police Officer Lydia Marquez’s Facebook Plea: ‘Everyone’s Life Matters’

A Miami police officer says it all started with a simple question from her 4-year-old son: Why? He wanted to know why she goes to work every day — and the answer from Miami-Dade police officer Lydia Marquez is going viral on Facebook.  “Because mommy cares,” the 20-year police veteran says in the clip, also posted on […]

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Announces Investigation of Fatal Police Shooting

The St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office announced Friday evening it plans to conduct an independent investigation alongside the police investigation into the officer-involved fatal shooting of 18-year-old Mansur Ball-Bey. Wednesday afternoon, St. Louis Police said, they were serving a search warrant at the home of Ball-Bey’s aunt when they were met with two armed male […]

What A Producer Learned From One Of LA’s Most Polarizing Police Chiefs

Brian Grazer may be an Oscar-winning Hollywood producer, but first and foremost, he is a man devoted to exploring his curiosity. For the past 30 years, Grazer has tracked down luminaries in various fields — science, business, politics, art, even espionage — to learn everything he can about various topics. These conversations have each made […]

Police Audio Leaked In Killing Of Unarmed Black Teen Christian Taylor

A leaked dispatch audio provides more clues into the killing of an unarmed, black Texas college student by a rookie cop still in training. Christian Taylor, 19, was killed by Arlington officer Brad Miller early Friday morning. The story the police told in the immediate aftermath had Taylor attempting to burglarize a car dealership, while […]

It’s Almost Impossible To Tell If Police Camera Footage Has Been Edited

By now, most of us have seen the police dashboard camera footage of Sandra Bland, a 28-year-old Illinois woman, being arrested during a routine traffic stop in Texas on July 10. When Bland hung herself in her jail cell three days later, the violent confrontation caught on video was used as evidence of how the police […]

Connecticut Teen Made A Drone That Fires A Semi-Automatic Handgun — And Police Say It’s Legal

A Connecticut teen has added a handgun to a drone, creating a weapon that can be fired remotely — and police say it appears to be perfectly legal. Austin Haughwout, 18, posted a clip online showing the drone firing four shots, which triggered a police investigation.  But police in Haughwout’s hometown of Clinton say they can’t […]

Viral Photo Shows Black Police Officer Helping White Supremacist At Ku Klux Klan Rally

At a Ku Klux Klan rally held at the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday, there were many images of hate: men and women shouting slogans of bigotry and division, their clothing emblazoned with symbols of intolerance. But the most memorable image of the day wasn’t one of hatred at all. It was quite the opposite — a […]

Eastport Police Department Receive Tribute & Medicine Coupons by Charles Myrick of ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Police Battle Spike In City Violence After Years Of Decline

CHICAGO (AP) — Police departments across the country that have spent years boasting about plummeting crime numbers are now scrambling to confront something many agencies have not seen in decades: more bloodshed. Houston, St. Louis, New Orleans and Baltimore have all seen significant spikes in the number of homicides this year. The totals are up […]

How South African Band Seether Is Shifting The Narrative On Police Brutality

WASHINGTON — As the roll call of police killings of unarmed black people has grown over the last year, public outrage has split into two, seemingly opposite sides. Some have stood in solidarity with the black lives lost, while others pledged their allegiance to the police officers performing an incredibly tough job. It often looks […]

Tiny St. Louis County Police Force Disbands After Months Of Criticism

WELLSTON, Mo. — A tiny St. Louis County police department with a budget so tight its $ 12-an-hour cops had to buy their own guns was disbanded this week after a string of embarrassments. The 23 Wellston Police Department officers who patrolled the town of 2,000 handed in their badges Tuesday afternoon, after five of […]

Police Destroy Pressure Cooker From Suspicious Car Near Capitol Building

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a “suspicious” vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle’s owner was located and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said. Police Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press that Capitol Police […]

The Insurance Scam That’s Fleecing Low-Income Drivers, And How Police Are Making It Worse

One evening last month, as custodian Tracy Martin took in a Detroit Pistons game at the Palace of Auburn Hills, her cell phone rang. “They’re towing your car,” her husband, who is paralyzed, told her. Later, when Martin arrived home, she found a flyer left behind by the Highland Park Police, which along with the […]

Justice Department To Launch Federal Investigation Of Baltimore Police

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has decided to launch a federal investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department has engaged in a “pattern or practice” of excessive force. — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, […]

6 Baltimore Officers Suspended After Man Suffers Fatal Spine Injury While In Police Custody

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a “community on edge” Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don’t know how it happened. A week after Freddie Gray was pulled off the […]

Brian Grazer on LA Police Chief Daryl Gates: “He Completely Disrupted My Point of View” | SSS | OWN

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Jon Stewart Tears Into Cable News For Turning Police Shootings Into ‘Screensavers’

The 24-hour news cycle has the media honing in on certain images and replaying them again and again. As Jon Stewart pointed out on Wednesday night’s “Daily Show,” the most replayed images from the first two days of Hillary Clinton’s campaign included that of a flock of reporters chasing her van on foot. But in […]

F.B.I. Director To Give Speech Addressing Relations Between Police And Blacks

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, on Thursday will wade into the national debate about the relationship between police officers and African-Americans that was highlighted by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., in August. It will be the first time one of the bureau’s leaders has publicly addressed […]

City Hall Shooting In Minnesota Leaves 2 Officers Hurt And Gunman Dead, Police Say

NEW HOPE, Minn. (AP) — A gunman opened fire inside a suburban Minneapolis city building Monday night, injuring two police officers before authorities returned fire and killed him, the county sheriff’s department said. Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office chief deputy Mike Carlson said the shooting happened around 7:15 p.m. while two officers were being sworn in […]

Police Supporters Rally In Washington D.C.

(Adds details from march) By John Clarke WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Nearly 1,000 people from across the United States marched in the nation’s capital on Saturday to show their support for law enforcement and to speak out against what they call an anti-police climate, rally organizers said. Supporters wearing symbolic blue and carrying signs […]

Bratton Tells New York Police Officers It’s Time To Get Back To Work – NYTimes.com

Seeking to end more than two weeks of a precipitous drop in police activity, Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said on Friday that he had instructed top commanders to do what they could to reverse the trend. Politics – The Huffington Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic […]

2 Men Open Fire On Los Angeles Police Patrol Car

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men opened fire on a police car patrolling a tough part of Los Angeles, but the two officers inside were not injured and one was able to shoot back, authorities said. One suspect was later arrested and the other was on the loose. The shooting occurred Sunday night amid heightened […]

Antonio Martin, Black Teenager, Fatally Shot By Police 2 Miles From Ferguson

A black teen was fatally shot by an officer on Tuesday night just two miles from Ferguson, Mo., police said. Antonio Martin, 18, was shot at a Mobil gas station in Berkeley, Mo., the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The alleged victim’s mother, Toni Martin, spoke to The Dispatch and confirmed that her son had been […]

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Calls For Pause In Protests After Police Killings

(Reuters) – New York Mayor Bill de Blasio implored protesters on Monday to wait until after the funerals of two policemen shot dead in an ambush before resuming rallies that have roiled the city and beyond over the deaths of black men at the hands of police. But de Blasio’s plea was quickly dismissed by […]

NYC Police Union Chief Blames Mayor, Protesters For Police Killings

After the murder of two NYPD officers on Saturday, the outspoken head of the city’s primary police union blamed protesters and Mayor Bill de Blasio for the deaths of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. “There’s blood on many hands tonight,” NYC Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association president Pat Lynch said Saturday night, ratcheting up already frigid […]

Building Trust Between Communities and Local Police

Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and around the country have grabbed the attention of the nation and the world, and have highlighted the importance of strong, collaborative relationships between local police and the communities that they protect. Today, the Administration announced new steps we’re taking to strengthen the relationships between law enforcement agencies and the communities […]

Men Reportedly Had Plans To Bomb St. Louis Arch And Kill Ferguson’s Police Chief

Two men arrested last week allegedly planned to bomb the St. Louis Arch and kill Ferguson’s police chief and the prosecutor in charge of Darren Wilson’s case, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Wednesday. Brandon Orlando Baldwin and Olajuwon Davis were arrested Friday on federal charges of making false statements when attempting to buy pistols in […]

Police Officials Condemn Ferguson Protests

WASHINGTON — Police officials condemned the actions of protesters following a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing Mike Brown. Speaking at a press conference early Tuesday morning, St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said that there had been 29 arrests so far and that a dozen buildings […]

Most Police Shootings Don’t End With Prosecutions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges makes his case the latest in a long line of police shootings that show the latitude that the law and the courts give law enforcement in using deadly force. The question for the panel that decided the case […]

Police Spotted Dumping Gloves, Masks From NYC Ebola Scene Into Street Corner Garbage Can

Police working the scene around the Manhattan apartment of the doctor diagnosed with Ebola were wearing gloves and masks for their protection, but photos and videos show at least two officers dumping their gear and caution tape into a nearby street-corner trash can. One clip, above, was posted online by the Daily Mail. It’s unlikely […]

Flood Wall Street Protesters Cast Blame For Climate Change As Police Arrest 104

NEW YORK — Thousands of protesters shut down blocks of Broadway in Lower Manhattan for hours on Monday in a demonstration that cast the blame for climate change squarely on Wall Street. A brief, dramatic attempt by marchers to take Wall Street itself was met with police pepper spray. Despite the NYPD’s tally of 104 […]

St. Louis County Police Officer Dan Page Retires Following Inflammatory Video

The St. Louis County police officer who pushed a CNN journalist on live television in Ferguson, Missouri, and was earlier suspended from duty after a videotape surfaced in which he threatened to “kill everybody,” has retired. St. Louis County police officer Dan Page, a 35-year police veteran, had his last day with the force on […]

Police Give Alex an Ultimatum – Our America with Lisa Ling – OWN

Tune in for an all-new episode of Our America with Lisa Ling Thursday at 10/9c. Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV In college, Alex fell in with a crowd that partied hard and used drugs recreationally. When the police busted him for possession of narcotics, Alex is offered a deal by becoming a criminal informant. For more […]

Police Officer Stops Traffic For Duck Family Crossing The Street, And All Is Right Again

This Eau Claire, Wisconsin, police officer really knows the meaning of “to protect and serve.” When he noticed a mother duck and her ducklings crossing a busy street, he didn’t wait long before fulfilling his duties to his feathered friends and escorting them to safety. Watch the video above to see the commendable act. Like […]

Honolulu Police Say They’re OK Making Sex With Prostitutes Illegal

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu police told a key Hawaii lawmaker on Tuesday that they’re OK with making it expressly illegal for officers to have sex with prostitutes, as long as undercover officers can still say they’ll have sex so they can make arrests. Honolulu police spokeswoman Teresa Bell told The Associated Press on Tuesday that […]

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