For his faults, Philadelphia’s police commissioner, Charles Ramsey, has not avoided trying to firing and trying to fire problem cops. The problem is even though he’s nominally in charge of the Philadelphia Police Department he doesn’t have final say on employment decisions. Show More Summary
In June, explaining why he decided to let a TV crew from Cops tag along with his officers, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said, "I'm proud of the department and want the professionalism of our officers on display for the city and...Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Defense reports today the crew of a U.S. Coast Guard rigid hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) fired at an Iranian dhow yesterday while operating in international waters [...] The post U.S. Coast Guard Fires at Iranian Dhow appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
As tensions over policing in the United States rise, an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department has decided to pour a bit of fuel on the fire.
The Los Angeles Police Department is under fire for its treatment of a suspect in custody after Jorge Azucena died from an asthma attack. Azucena repeated told the officers that “I can’t breathe, I can’t breathe”... “I have asthma, I have asthma.” However, LAPD officers refused to help him with one sergeant […]
The plot thickens… Officer Darren Wilson Worked For A Racist Police Department Prior To Ferguson Via HuffingtonPost The Ferguson police officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown had worked at a department that was disbanded by authorities over racial
When someone’s heart stops, there are just minutes to save them from brain damage or death; by the time medics arrive, it can be too late. This is the problem former San Ramon Valley Fire Department chief Richard Price set out to solve with the crowdsourced iOS app, PulsePoint. Price came up with the idea for the app after […]
A history of officer Darren Wilson has previously been published here on The Inquisitr, but not known until yesterday was the fact that Wilson was previously fired from a Missouri police department disbanded due to racial issues, among other reasons. The news that Darren Wilson was fired was first reported by The Washington Post, who
The small city of Jennings, Mo., had a police department with so much tension between white officers and black residents that the city council disbanded it three years ago. Everyone in the police department was fired. New officers were brought in to create a credible department from scratch. One of the officers who worked in that department and lost his job was Darren Wilson.
Three years ago, a small police department in Jennings, Mo., was so bedeviled by racial strife between its white officers and black residents that the city council fired the whole force and built a new one, the Washington Post repor...
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Friday an Oregon woman pleaded guilty in May to starting a wildfire on the Warm Springs Indian Re... Read more: Dumb Crime, Warm Springs Indian Reservation, Sadie Renee Johnson Fire, Mug Shots, Sadie Renee Johnson Warm Springs, Sadie Renee Johnson, Weird News News
Four firefighters were electrocuted while helping with the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in the rural town of Campbellsville, Kentucky, on Thursday The firemen, members of the Campbellsville Fire and Rescue Department, had finished dumping...Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been under fire all year for being run pretty much the exact opposite way as Apple. Needing all the help they can get, Tim Cook payed a visit to the local Veterans Hospital … Read more ›
The St. Louis County Police Department released video last night that shows two of its officers opening fire and killing a knife-wielding man who had just held up a nearby liquor store. Here's the video. Warning: it is quite disturbing, although there are no close-ups of the dying man. Show More Summary
The U.S. Labor Department ordered the reinstatement of an environmental specialist at the former nuclear weapons complex at Hanford, Wash., saying she had been wrongfully fired.
To give you some perspective on how militarized and trigger happy our police departments are here in America, Darren Wilson, who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown six to eight times, fired more bullets than the entire British police force did last year. The Economist reports: Last year, in total, British police officers actually fired their [...]
FIVE Fire Department emergency responders were taken to an hospital Tuesday night after they were exposed to a noxious substance while attempting to save a man in cardiac arrest in Queens, authorities said.
FERGUSON, Missouri—Talk to anyone in Ferguson and you’ll hear a story about the police. “One of my friends had a son killed by the Ferguson Police Department, about 10 years ago,” said Carl Walker, a Vietnam veteran and former parole officer who came to show his support for demonstrators in Ferguson. Show More Summary
The fire department has been called to water main break in Northeast Philadelphia.
James Lauricella’s world was turned upside down at the end of July after he went for routine blood work to rejoin his local fire department.