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Colorado Springs school campus closed after body found

last weekNews / Crime : Crimesider

The death at the north campus of Classical Academy is being investigated as a possible suicide but police aren’t releasing any other details

County Training Death

Too young: A Cook County sheriff’s police academy instructor died earlier this week after collapsing during on a run at the sheriff’s training facility in Maywood, authorities said Saturday.Sheriff’s police Officer Jason Gallero, 45, was pronounced dead at 8:30 a.m. Show More Summary

At D.C.’s Anacostia High School, police department builds a foundation

The school’s Public Safety Academy lets students earn credits toward the cadet program and guarantees them enrollment in the University of the District of Columbia Community College.

Kindergarten student brings 30 packs of heroin to school in his lunchbox

Police are investigating after they say a kindergarten student in New Jersey's capital city brought 30 packs of heroin to school. Police were called to the International Academy of Trenton on Monday. Police tell The Trentonian newspaper a teacher thought the 5-year-old was playing with a candy...

Israel seeks to recruit Arab Muslims for police force

The roll call was startling for a class preparing to take Israel’s police academy exam: Mohammad Hreib, Ghadeer Ghadeer, Munis Huwari and Arafat Hassanein, dressed like a hipster and named after the Palestinian leader, whom most Israeli Jews view as a terrorist. The unusual roster is the result of an Israeli push to recruit into […]

Rhymefest Was Robbed at Gunpoint Then Treaten Poorly by Chicago Police

Early Saturday morning, hip-hop artist Rhymefest was robbed at gunpoint in Chicago. Best known for his song writing credits (he co-wrote Kanye's "Jesus Walks" and the 2015 Academy Award for Best Original Song-winner "Glory"), the Chicago-native was sitting in his parked car when an unidentified man jumped into the vehicle ... More »

Newswire: Chicago police apologize to rapper Rhymefest for “disappointing” treatment

Rhymefest—a.k.a Che Smith—is a Chicago-based rapper who recently won a Grammy and an Academy Award for his work on Common and John Legend’s “Glory,” but the Chicago Police Department apparently didn’t care who he was when he recently tried to report a robbery. Show More Summary

Queens Builds: New York City Police Academy

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

Florida Policeman Kills Volunteer in "Shoot/Don't Shoot" Demonstration

2 months agoNews : The Two-Way

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.

Officer who shot 73-year-old at civilian academy identified

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

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.

73-Year-Old Woman Fatally Shot During a Police Academy Drill

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

A 73-year-old woman was fatally shot as she participated in a police academy drill this week.

Officer shoots 73-year-old librarian in exercise

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 […]

Woman Accidentally Killed During Police Demonstration on When to Use Lethal Force

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

US Officer Accidentally Kills Woman During Drill at Florida Police Academy

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.

Marchers stage rally in Hollywood to show support for law enforcement officers

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...

Where Police Academy 4 Was Filmed in Toronto

2 months agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

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

Pastor Miles McPherson Responds to Shooting Death of San Diego Police Officer

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."

'A Wrinkle in Time' sales surge after Chelsea Clinton shout out

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 Responds to Bill Clinton's Love for Police Academy

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Steve Guttenberg says it was a 'delightful surprise' to learn that Bill Clinton watched all six Police Academy movies with his daughter Chelsea.

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