This morning I borrowed a friend's car and drove around Queens, checking out a handful of buildings that have been recently completed or are under construction. First in this short "Queens Builds" series is Perkins+Will's New York City...Show More Summary
A woman participating in a civilian police academy event because she wanted to show her support for law enforcement was killed by an officer who apparently believed he was shooting blanks.
Mary Knowlton (r.), 73, was attending the class at the Punta Gorda Police Department Tuesday evening when she was shot with a live round. Lee Coel, a two-year veteran of the department, was the officer involved in the shooting.
A 73-year-old woman was fatally shot as she participated in a police academy drill this week.
Bobo sends us a link to an article about the police department of Punta Gorda, Florida who were demonstrating a “Shoot, Don’t Shoot” scenario for members of the community. Mary Knowlton was one of two Citizen Police Academy students chosen to participate in a “shoot/don’t shoot” role-playing situation, Punta Gorda police said. The demonstration was […]
The presence of live ammunition turned what was meant to be a simulated scenario into a situation all too real. A 73-year old woman attending a “Citizen’s Police Academy” in Punta Gorda, Florida was accidentally shot with a live round during a gun demonstration yesterday evening. Show More Summary
A US police officer has accidentally shot down a woman during the so-called "shoot/don't shoot" drill at the Punta Gorda Citizen Police Academy in the state of Florida, media reported Wednesday, citing local authorities.
Rosa Padilla is the mother of a narcotics officer and mother-in-law to a son entering the police academy. So she spent her Saturday morning on a passionate cause: honoring the men and women in uniform whom she calls "our blessings, who protect our lives and our beliefs each and every day." She...
Including a David Spade skateboarding scene with Tony Hawk as the stunt double. Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to Moscow, the disguise doesn’t always hold up to scrutiny. Show More Summary
Miles McPherson, Senior Pastor of the Rock Church and Academy in San Diego, California, responded to the shooting in his city that killed one police officer and wounded another, saying there is a need for the community to stand together and not allow hatred and violence to "divide our city."
Bill Clinton loves Police Academy. And Chelsea Clinton loves A Wrinkle in Time, as we found out in her speech at the Democratic National Convention this week. Now, more people might love the classic children's book, too. Sales of A Wrinkle...Show More Summary
Steve Guttenberg says it was a 'delightful surprise' to learn that Bill Clinton watched all six Police Academy movies with his daughter Chelsea.
During Bill Clinton’s DNC speech on Tuesday, the former President mentioned as an aside how he and Hillary handled raising their daughter Chelsea during one particularly rough period of time of his presidency (you can guess when). Said...Show More Summary
Nobody would ever cite the Police Academy movies as the high point of cinematic comedy, yet last night we learned the somehow utterly surprising fact that Bill Clinton is a big Police Academy fan.
It's coming: This was a Police Academy sequel, right?
The Dallas Police Department, which was struggling to recruit officers and canceling academy classes, has seen a surge in job applications after the attack that brought global attention to the city. Over the following 12 days, the department got 467 job applications compared with 136 during a similar period in June. Show More Summary
In the second Police Academy sequel, they didn't even try to hide Toronto in the background. Toronto’s extensive work on the silver screen reveals that, while we have the chameleonic ability to look like anywhere from New York City to...Show More Summary
I was on the path about 9 am to enjoy the shade and high 60 (F) temps. When I finished the cadets from the police academy were just starting a timed run. I talked with the Sgt. who was conducting the run to find out when the cadets use the Parkway for their timed runs (2nd Thursday about 11 am). Show More Summary
From the Archive: Recent cases of white police killing unarmed black men raise concern that some U.S. police are applying counter-terrorism tactics, including some learned at Israeli academies, retired JAG Major Todd E. Pierce wrote in 2015. By Todd E. Pierce (Originally published…Read more ?