Charlie Ponti served with the Office and Professional Employees International Union Local 153
Nov. 28, 1952: A police officer watches traffic on Hollywood Boulevard after holiday lights were turned on, in this photo looking east from McCadden Place. (Photo by: Los Angeles Times)
Cream Ridge, N.J.: As a retired law enforcement officer and former commander for community affairs, I am responding to the controversy
After only 25 days in office, the ISIS-appointed governor of Mosul, a major city in northern Iraq, was killed Thursday by U.S.-led airstrikes, according to a high-ranking Iraqi police commander. U.S. security officials have not yet publicly confirmed the killing. Hassan Hassan Saeed al-Jabouri was...
As Obama pledges investment in body-worn-camera technology for police officers, researchers say cameras induce 'self-awareness' that can prevent unacceptable uses-of-force seen to have tragic consequences in the US over the past year -- from New York to Ferguson -- but warn that cameras have implications for prosecution and data storage.
MIAMI — There was an opportunity missed in this Christmas clash, and it wasn't by the shorthanded, hometown Miami Heat, who played one of their more complete games of the season, or by the Heat's front office, which did the right thing...Show More Summary
Trying to make sense of the assassination of two police officers on the Saturday before Christmas, my mind keeps drifting back to the morning of March 13, 2010. That’s the
Low bail by connected judges lets crime flourish : A Little Village man has been charged in a shooting Tuesday night that was witnessed by police officers who fired on the gunman and arrested him after he pointed a gun at them, police...Show More Summary
A baby boy making an unexpected entry into the world early Christmas morning was delivered by two police officers in Montreal. They were flagged down by the frantic father around 3am and helped the mother deliver the 32-week, premature boy in the family car, reports the CBC. They helped them...
A Chicago man was shot by police after lunging at officers with a knife. The man stabbed an officer twice in his protective vest. The man was in critical condition after being shot twice by police. The Chicago Sun-Times reported: … Continue reading ?
Eric Garner's family joined the Rev. Al Sharpton to lead a tribute for two NYPD officers who were recently killed.
Christmas Eve is one of the more notorious off days at the domestic box office, with folks rushing from work to religious services, and most theaters shutting down after the 7 p.m. show. However, Walt Disney's preview of the Broadway...Show More Summary
SEOUL (Reuters) - Prosecutors raided the headquarters of LG Electronics on Friday as part of a probe into whether the South Korean company had damaged the washing machines of rival Samsung Electronics at retail stores in Germany, Yonhap News Agency reported. Show More Summary
A 40-year-old US citizen was shot with a stun gun at the San Diego border crossing. The man later died after border control officers were unable to revive him with CPR. According to NY Daily News, the 40-year-old man was crossing into San Diego from Mexico on foot. Show More Summary
``Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday raided the offices of Doral Financial in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as part of an investigation involving the struggling bank.''
A Wisconsin teen received the best two tickets of her life after being pulled over by a cop. Audra Daniloff was pulled over by a Saukville police officer who told her she'd rolled through a stop sign and was going to be receiving two tickets — but the tickets she received were far from what she'd been expecting. Show More Summary
Allen Locke was killed by police in Rapid City, SD, one day after attending a rally against cops called #NativeLivesMatter. Locke was shot up to five times by Rapid City Officer Anthony Meirose, who was called to remove a person from a residence, according to a press release by the Rapid City Police Department, noted [...]
Despite having “another terrific day,” former President George H.W. Bush will spend a third night in a Texas hospital, his office announced on Christmas.
Police cruisers in Palo Alto, Calif., are helping to keep officers accountable with cameras that capture a nearly 360 degree view of traffic stops
This Christmas delivery couldn't wait.