A 6-year-old boy was killed when a refrigerator fell onto him from a pickup in Otay Mesa on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. The death appeared accidental, but detectives from the San Diego Police Department’s child abuse unit were investigating, Officer Frank Cali said. Police and paramedics...
The attorney who successfully argued that the Long Beach Police Department unfairly targeted gay men when conducting lewd conduct stings earlier this year has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the city, claiming hundreds of other men were victims of discriminatory policing. Bruce Nickerson...
The Harrington Park (New Jersey) Police Department has these magnets, sponsored by a religious organization, on the backs of all their vehicles. But will they accept similar magnets from an atheist group?We'll find out very soon.
The Daily Caller‘s Kerry Picket cornered Charlie Rangel, a Democrat Congressman from New York City for a comment on the revelation that four New York Police Department members were arrested for selling gun permits for favors. When asked by The Daily Caller his thoughts on the difficulty of getting a concealed carry permit in New […]
The Director of Media Relations for the Baltimore Police Department T.J. Smith took to Twitter Thursday to call out what he believed was a "shameful" and deceptive use of graphics by MSNBC.
“Following a call that came in around 5:30 p.m. local time [Thursday] from Dublin police in Ireland, [the Chicago Police Department] issued an all-call radio message, alerting officers to keep their eyes peeled for [Irish singer Sinead O’Connor],” reports People...
This happened at the DOJ "community briefing:" Protesters on Wednesday repeatedly shouted down members of the Justice Department team investigating civil rights violations by the Chicago Police Department during a raucous public hearing...Show More Summary
Reporting the story as straight as an arrow because it’s too tiring to come up with cute phrasing: The Los Angeles Times reports that the Los Angeles Police Department has been “ordered”—as in from the top, by the chief—to “show compassion...Show More Summary
KQED-San Francisco is reporting that efforts to increase transparency and accountability in California’s police departments may be heading to the voting booth. All it took was a little bit of sex between an underage teen and a bunch of police officers from several jurisdictions. Democratic State Sen. Show More Summary
For years, the NYPD and other police departments have justified the highly racialized practice of stop-and-frisk and zero-tolerance approaches to turnstyle hopping, etc, by citing the "broken windows" theory of policing -- the idea that if the police stop petty crime, major crime will follow. (more…)
Garcia will play police department's new forensic scientist. read more
Arresting, shooting and ticketing homeless people hasn’t accomplished much in the way of ending homelessness, the Los Angeles Police Department has concluded. So, they’re going to try an alternative, and more gentle approach instead. The...Show More Summary
The Phoenix Police Department, Transit Security Administration, the Phoenix Transit Department and Valley Metro teamed up to create the Transit Detection K-9 Program, according to a Phoenix police statement.
Another officer has been acquitted of any wrongdoing in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury during a “rough ride” while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department on April 12, 2015. Read more...
The New York Police Department has unveiled a special, rainbow-colored patrol vehicle just in time for Pride festivities this weekend, the NY Post reports: The vehicle also has a heart sticker that reads “NYC Pride 2016” and the words “Pride Equality… Read The post NYPD Supports LGBT Pride and Orlando with Rainbow-Colored Patrol Car appeared first on Towleroad.
Mobster Bugsy Siegel. Would you call this guy crazy? (Photo: New York Police Department/Public Domain) “Bugsy” seems like a pretty adorable name for a ruthless mobster, so how did it become so widely associated with grim mafiosos? From Murder, Inc. Show More Summary
On Thursday, June 16, 2016, officers with the Lower Southampton Township Police Department, operating on a children in danger tip, visited the home of 51-year-old Lee Kaplan. Mr. Kaplan resided in the eastern Pennsylvania town of Feasterville located in Bucks County twenty miles northeast of Philadelphia. Show More Summary
They say she is "incapable of controlling or holding accountable this rogue police department." [ more › ]
Seven Bay Area activist organizations held a press conference in front of the Oakland Police Department's downtown headquarters on Tuesday morning, calling for the resignation of Mayor Libby Schaaf in the face of a sex scandal (and others) that has claimed three acting police chiefs in less than two weeks. Show More Summary
David Downing—the cop Mayor Libby Schaaf promoted on Monday to the title of acting assistant chief of the Oakland Police Department—was asked to leave his previous position with the Concord, California, police department because he clashed...Show More Summary