Over half a million dollars worth of police weapons were just destroyed in the great state of Hawaii. Fox News reported that the police department in Honolulu was in possession of approximately 2,300 Smith & Wesson... More » The post In a Stunning Act of Idiocy, Honolulu Officials Destroyed Police Weapons Worth $575,000 appeared first on EveryJoe.
We know where the Department stands at least : Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday that he thinks a commander and an officer were justified in fatally shooting a driver over the weekend — despite new restrictions on cops firing into vehicles. Show More Summary
On Monday, August 31, the Los Angeles Police Department assigned body cameras to its first patrol division. As the second largest city in the United States, this new policy is a significant, if insufficient, move towards the prevention of excessive police force and racial profiling. Read more...
US police departments too often compensate their worst officers during retirement, US advocacy group PoliceAbuse.com Executive Director Diop Kamau told Sputnik.
The case of Daniele Watts, the "Django Unchained" actress who claimed she was a victim of racism last summer after an encounter with the Los Angeles Police Department, has ended as ridiculously as it began.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) handed out body cameras to its first patrol division on Monday, putting hundreds of the devices on the streets of the nation’s second-largest city in a roll-out of technology seen by proponents as key to building public trust in law enforcement. The...
Trump said in a speech this weekend he will "get rid of those gang members so fast your head will spin." The post Baltimore Activist On Trump’s Vow To Get Rid Of Gangs: ‘The Biggest Gang Is The Police Department’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.
New Orleans' force, once a national symbol of corruption and dysfunction, has become a model for change.
In a weekend poll, 97.5% of D.C. police officers said they had no confidence in police chief Cathy Lanier’s handling of the department.
This past Tuesday, New York police officers and agents of the Department of Homeland Security raided the Manhattan offices of Rentboy.com. Federal authorities also arrested the company’s CEO and six other executives accusing them of prostitution amon… The post Former Rentboy’s Powerful Reminder Why Escorting Isn’t Always About the Sex: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Denver police are warning Taylor Swift fans about fake ticket sales. The Denver Police Department is currently investigating a fraud case involving fraudulent sales of Taylor Swift tickets for the 1989 World Tour. The alleged fake tickets are being sold on Craigslist and similar websites. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Today, the St. Paul Black Lives Matter organization marched on the State Fair to protest alleged brutality by the St. Paul police department. The march was long-awaited and something like 900 participants had been expected, but nowhere near that many turned out. Show More Summary
Nobody puts Wiz Khalifa in a corner! Last week, the rapper was stopped by the Los Angeles Police Department before he could board a flight at LAX because he was on a hoverboard! [ Related: Wiz & Keke Palmer Show Off Lots Of Skin At The TCAs! ] One week later, though, and apparently it's all good! Wiz rode [...]
Chicago Police Department arson detectives are investigating a suspicious fire in which two men died Saturday morning on the city's Southwest Side.
During the winter of 1974, 16-year-old Alan A. Randall committed more than a dozen burglaries in and around Summit, Wisconsin, a town of 4,000 in Waukesha, County. In January 1975, Randall broke into the Summit Police Department. When...Show More Summary
A former police officer shown on a dashcam video beating an unarmed black driver during a traffic stop early this year will face trial on Oct. 5, despite his attorney’s protests. The police department in the Detroit suburb of Inkster,...Show More Summary
This morning, several Staten Island residents called the police and fire department to report a foul-smelling odor. Officials still don't seem to have figured out the origin of the mysterious funk. The Staten Island Advance began cataloguing the many reports they had received from expert-scent correspondents throughout the borough. The... More »
TweetVia KQED – oh, I see. So, Seven-Pointed Star + Frisco Phoenix + Oakland Oak = Interestingly enough, elements of the designerly community plus a North Bay tech firm’s marketing department are colluding to ban our current Oro en Paz, Fierro en Guerra City of San Francisco rising phoenix flag and replace it with something like […]
After 18 years in business as a gay male escort website, the offices of Rentboy.com were raided by the Department of Homeland Security. Some folks say the Feds busting Rentboy is reminiscent of the Stonewall-era police tactics of raiding gay bars and bathhouses. The news should send a shiver down the spine of any small business owner and freelancer.
Australian border forces and police will not perform random visa checks planned for this weekend, the Department of Immigration and Border Protection said Friday, following a public backlash.