Tag: Police

Stolen MINI Cooper Stuck In Wet Concrete Before Driver Flees The Scene With Child And Whiskey Bottle

A report out of Lakewood, Washington, about 40 miles (64 Km) south of Seattle, says that a woman recently drove a stolen MINI Cooper Countryman into wet concrete before getting it completely stuck in the building material. She ditched the car but it’s what she took with her that’s truly unbelievable. According to police, witnesses […]

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The School Shooting Is Fake. Can It Prepare an Officer for a Real One?

The policemen crept through the remarkably realistic school hallway, ears trained for imitation gun shots. Sidestepping a child-size dummy, they advanced on the classroom where an actor was screaming. “Shots fired,” the instructor called, urging the officers toward what would in real life be gunfire. “What do we gotta do?” Officers — many of whom […]

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Brazen Thieves Steal Luxury SUVs At Gunpoint From New York Parking Garage

Four luxury vehicles have been stolen from a Manhattan parking garage in a dramatic armed robbery. Local police report that a parking attendant was guarding the luxury vehicles when a group of men pulled a gun on him. The robbers then quickly escaped in a handful of luxury vehicles, including a BMW X7 and a […]

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House Passes Police Funding Bills, With Democratic Rifts on Vivid Display

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed bipartisan legislation to increase funding for local police departments, after Democrats overcame bitter divisions in their ranks over a package aimed at blunting Republican efforts to portray them as soft on crime ahead of midterm elections. A broad bipartisan majority voted, 360 to 64, in favor of the […]

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Police Are Repeating the Drug War’s Dark History in the Fentanyl Era

Jonathan Caulkins, a drug policy researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, stressed that even successful supply-side drug enforcement is limited in making a dent in drug epidemics. “It is next to impossible to shut down the supply of an established drug,” Caulkins said. “And fentanyl is harder than most.” Unlike cocaine and heroin, which require farmers […]

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Law Enforcement Funding Package Splits Democrats Ahead of Midterm Elections

WASHINGTON — Legislation to increase funding for local police departments has hit a snag on Capitol Hill amid deep Democratic divisions, as progressives balk at steering more money to law enforcement and moderates clamor for action that could blunt Republicans’ efforts to paint them as soft on crime ahead of the midterm elections. House Speaker […]

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Facebook Group Helps Car Theft Victims In Portland Find Their Vehicles

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Two Young Men Stole A New Dodge Charger Widebody From Dealer Leading Police On 150 MPH Chase

Police in Four Oaks, North Carolina have arrested two individuals for leading them on a chase that reached 150 mph (241 km/h). Local media reports that the 2022 Dodge Charger was stolen from the Hendrick’s Dodge dealership in Cary at approximately 11 p.m. on Sunday night. It was a high-performance Scat Pack model. The chase […]

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Only Black Cop in Florida K-9 Unit Says Colleagues Used the N-Word All the Time

Former cop and the Gainesville K-9 unit’s only Black officer Edward Ratliff is suing his former employer. (Getty) After a police dog brutally bit a Black man’s face in July, causing the man to lose an eye, local activists in Gainesville, Florida have been on high alert. “Since the day we all learned about the […]

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Brazen Thieves Steal Catalytic Converters From Marked Police Cars Outside SWAT Team HQ In San Francisco

Regardless of economic conditions, theft seems to be a scourge that doesn’t go away. Normally though, the police come to the aid of the victims. This time, the police department itself is the victim of catalytic converter theft and it’s asking for assistance to catch the criminals. Catalytic converters can be worth more than $1,000 […]

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He Called 911 Because His Car Was Stuck. The Cops Killed Him.

Christian Glass shows officers a heart while sitting in his vehicle, left. An officer trains his weapn on Glass from the hood of the car, right. Photo provided by Glass Family lawyers. Body-camera footage shows Colorado police shot and killed a young man who had called 911 for help after getting his car stuck on […]

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Package Explodes at Northeastern U. in Boston, Injuring an Employee

A package exploded inside a campus building at Northeastern University on Tuesday night, injuring an employee and spreading fear among Boston’s many college campuses, the police said. Officers were called just after 7:15 p.m. to Holmes Hall at 39 Leon Street, which houses the writing center on the private university’s campus, for a suspicious package […]

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Federal Judge Prevents Arizona Law Limiting Recording Police From Taking Effect

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Jon Hicks / Getty An Arizona law that interferes with people’s ability to record police interactions has been put on hold. According to the Associated Press, a federal judge issued a preliminary injection preventing the law from taking effect as scheduled on Sept. 24. The American Civil Liberties Union and several […]

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New Lawsuits Claim Hyundais And Kias Are Too Easy To Steal After Rise In Thefts Fueled By Social Media Challenges

Normally when a person steals a car they’re the ones who get the lions-share of the blame for the crime itself. For Hyundai and Kia though, that’s no longer the case as state officials, customers, and lawyers are calling on the corporate partners to act. The move follows a wave of vehicle thefts relating to […]

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Police Investigating Las Vegas Reporter’s Killing Search a County Official’s Home

The police in Las Vegas searched the home of a county official on Wednesday in connection with the stabbing death of a veteran reporter for The Las Vegas Review-Journal who had written several investigative stories about the official, according to the local news media and a neighbor. According to The Review-Journal, reporters saw uniformed officers […]

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After Uvalde, Texas State Police Revise Training for Mass Shootings

HOUSTON — In the wake of a massacre at an elementary school in the city of Uvalde, the Texas Department of Public Safety has quietly adopted a much more aggressive approach to handling school shootings, according to a July email obtained by The New York Times. The department has also referred five of its officers […]

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Viral Video Shows White ‘Kid’ Flipping Off, Cursing At Cops And Walk Away Unscathed

NewsOne Featured Video Source: SETH HERALD / Getty So, there’s this viral video circulating around social media that shows a police officer confronting and then detaining a white male who may or may not be a “kid” after he apparently flipped off the cop. What resulted was a picture-perfect display of white privilege that serves […]

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‘Defund the Police’ Is Dead. Now What?

Some said it was dumb. Some thought it was politically disastrous. Some thought it was being unfairly demonized and mischaracterized. But whatever the case, Defund the Police, both the slogan and the substance of the issue, appears to be dead. Its opponents beat it to death, not that it was ever wildly popular. A poll […]

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Herschel Walker Insists On Reminding Us He Thinks An Honorary Sheriff’s Badge Made Him A Real Cop

NewsOne Featured Video Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker greets the crowd during a rally with former President Donald Trump on September 25, 2021, in Perry, Georgia. | Source: Sean Rayford / Getty Herschel Walker is either 1) inconceivably dumb or 2) he knows how inconceivably dumb his constituents are or 3) he enjoys embarrassing himself […]

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Mexico’s Leader Vowed ‘Hugs Not Bullets,’ but the Carnage Continues

The president disbanded the Federal Police and created the National Guard to tackle soaring violence, but three years later, criminal cartels have expanded their reach. Aug. 31, 2022 CELAYA, Mexico — The butcher had been killed and no one knew why. The execution occurred in broad daylight as he worked in a family-owned restaurant, one […]

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Biden Will Discuss Gun Control and Crime in Pennsylvania Speech

WASHINGTON — For months, President Biden has tried to blunt attacks that he is soft on crime by distancing himself from progressive calls to defund police departments. In a speech in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, Mr. Biden is expected to take a page from his opponents’ playbook and accuse Republicans of no longer being the party […]

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LAPD Seizes Over 30 Cars Including From Spectators As It Cracks Down On Street Takeovers

The Los Angeles Police Department has started to crackdown on unlawful street takeovers. Over the August 19-21 weekend, the LAPD initially responded to a takeover that was quickly forming in West L.A at the intersection of Sawtelle and National boulevards. Hundreds of people had gathered but police swooped in before the takeover could even begin. […]

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Cop Who Shot Man in Wheelchair 9 Times From Behind Was Just Indicted

Former officer Ryan Remington, 32, is accused of recklessly causing the death of Richard Lee Richards, 61, in the Nov. 30 shooting in Tucson. Photo by Tucson Police Department The off-duty Tucson police officer who fatally shot a man in a wheelchair nine times in the back is facing a manslaughter charge, a grand jury […]

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Don’t Call The Cops! Denver School Shows Students Video Advising Against Reporting Racist Hate Crimes

NewsOne Featured Video Source: Douglas Sacha / Getty Every once in a while, I come across a story where I genuinely don’t know how to feel. On Tuesday, students at Denver South High School were shown a video on how to respond if a student is being attacked because of their race. The video instructs […]

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