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Florida officer dies by suicide

2 hours 57 minutes ago
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A Florida police officer was found dead early Monday in Plantation. The Hollywood Police Department on Tuesday identified him as Lt. John Graham, a 20-year veteran of their agency. The Plantation Police Department responded to a call around 3 a.m. Monday, when officers discovered a deceased individual inside a vehicle outside the […]
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Partial human remains located in area of search for Brian Laundrie

5 hours 29 minutes ago
NORTH PORT, Fla. — Partial human remains were reportedly located in a Florida nature park where authorities have searched for Brian Laundrie, the fugitive sought in the Gabby Petitio homicide case. A medical examiner has responded to the area, according to reports. Some unspecified items belonging to Laundrie were located in the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park, […]
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Navy SEALs Court-Martialed Over Vaccine Mandate?

6 hours 56 minutes ago
Editor’s note: The following newsletter was distributed by First Liberty Institute. Since many law enforcement officers are in the same boat (no pun intended) as the Navy SEALS, we thought it was worth sharing.  Yesterday, First Liberty’s General Counsel Mike Berry appeared on Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight to announce our latest, breaking legal matter. Right […]
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Connecticut high school teacher charged with voyeurism for allegedly taking ‘up-skirt and buttocks’ shots of students

10 hours 28 minutes ago
VERNON, Ct. — A high school teacher who instructed social studies and coached varsity golf at Rockville High School in Connecticut was busted on Monday for voyeurism and child pornography charges. The educator is accused of taking photos, including up-skirt and buttocks shots of students in his class, according to police. The suspect was identified […]
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21 Chicago police officers placed on no-pay status for refusing to disclose vaccination status

11 hours 40 minutes ago
CHICAGO — Twenty-one Chicago police officers are on no-pay status for their refusal to disclose if they have received a COVID-19 vaccination to be in compliance with a city mandate. Chicago Police Department Supt. David Brown made the announcement during a Tuesday press conference, Washington Examiner reported. Of all the 12,770 employees of the Chicago […]
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Seattle police and firefighters feed homeless after being terminated for refusing COVID shot

13 hours 5 minutes ago
SEATTLE — Seattle police and firefighters who suddenly found themselves unemployed since they refused to get the COVID shot — a Washington state mandate — were seen feeding the homeless on Tuesday. “Seattle firefighters and Seattle police officers that were fired for not complying with the vaccine mandate are out feeding the homeless,” the Post […]
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State of Indiana has open arms to Chicago officers getting bounced over COVID mandates

1 day 3 hours ago
INDIANA — Chicago police officers as well as other law enforcement professionals in Illinois who may soon be unemployed due to COVID-19 vaccine mandates can look to their neighbors in Indiana for less stringent requirements, according to Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., who says the officers “deserve respect.” “Our police do the hardest job in the […]
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Chicago man charged after officer shot in face

1 day 5 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago man was charged with attempted murder and a slew of other felonies after a police officer was shot in the face during a struggle on Monday, authorities disclosed. Jovan McPherson was confronted minutes after he tried to kidnap a 21-year-old woman and then shot a Chicago police officer who was trying […]
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SCOTUS Sides with National Police Association Amicus Brief and Reinstates Qualified Immunity for Police Officers

1 day 7 hours ago
In the continuing atmosphere of vilifying and “defunding” American law enforcement, it was heartening to see the Supreme Court of the United States reverse the 10th Circuit Court ruling in Bond v. City of Tahlequah;  a ruling that could have had dangerous consequences for both police officers and the citizens they serve. The National Police […]
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Armed bystander hailed a ‘hero’ as he shoots Pennsylvania mall gunman

1 day 7 hours ago
LANCASTER, Pa. — A citizen who was legally carrying a weapon and near a shooting is being hailed as a hero after he helped thwart the violence at Park City Center Mall in Lancaster on Sunday. Police say a 16-year-old pulled out a weapon and started shooting after he was in a fight with another […]
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Florida teen fatally shot after pointing airsoft replica M14 rifle at passing cars

1 day 10 hours ago
TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — A Florida teen was fatally shot by police on Saturday night after pointing an airsoft replica M14 rifle at passing motorists and officers, authorities said. The suspect was identified Monday as Alexander King, 17, an 11th-grader at Tarpon Springs High School, according to reports. Police received multiple 911 calls about a […]
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200 Seattle police officers skip vaccination by deadline

1 day 12 hours ago
SEATTLE — About 200 Seattle police officers have declined to get the COVID-19 shot by Monday’s deadline. The revolt is likely to bring litigation against the city — already hurting due to a severe staffing shortage —  to prevent their mass termination. Law Officer previously reported that 354 officers did not submit their shot records […]
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U.S. Supreme Court protects police officers qualified immunity in two cases

2 days 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Monday issued two unsigned opinions applying qualified immunity to disputes over alleged excessive use of force by police officers, reversing lower court decisions that allowed the officers to be sued for their on-the-job conduct, Fox News reported. In both cases, police officers responding to domestic disputes where women or children were allegedly being […]
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Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown threatening to withhold retirement credentials from officers leaving due to COVID-19 vaccine mandates

2 days 6 hours ago
CHICAGO — The top cop at the Chicago Police Department has threatened to deny a retirement perk to those who choose to retire from the job rather than comply with the city’s COVID-19 vaccination policy, according to reports. CPD Superintendent David O. Brown said that officers opting to retire rather than follow City Hall’s orders “may be […]
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Florida police officer shot and killed while engaged in fight with burglary suspect

2 days 9 hours ago
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A Florida police officer has been shot and killed after he engaged in a fight with a suspect believed to be prowling a neighborhood and possibly stealing items from vehicles parked in the area. Following the deadly encounter, an 18-year-old suspect was taken into custody, police said. The Hollywood Police Department received […]
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Illinois mother accused of killing man for refusing to kiss her

2 days 10 hours ago
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — An Illinois mother of three shot and killed a man after he — and his girlfriend — refused to kiss her, according to authorities. Claudia Resendiz-Florez, 28, is accused of murder after recently moving in with James P. Jones, 29, and his girlfriend at their apartment in Rolling Meadows when a […]
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Therapist charged with sexual exploitation of client

2 days 10 hours ago
WAUKESHA COUNTY, Wis. — A woman who worked as therapist in Wisconsin has been charged with felony exploitation of a client who reported for counseling sessions as part of a court-ordered treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, according to reports. Kristina Daul worked for the Waukesha County Health and Human Services during the time she is accused […]
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Former secretary of state, chairman of Joint Chiefs, Colin Powell passes away

2 days 12 hours ago
Gen. Colin Powell, the former secretary of state during the administration of then-President George W. Bush, and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the administrations of then-Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, died Monday from complications related to COVID-19, his family announced. Powell, 84, played an influential role during the administration of […]
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North Carolina police officer killed by impaired driver

2 days 13 hours ago
KNIGHTDALE, N.C. — A police officer in North Carolina was struck and killed early Sunday morning when an alleged impaired driver plowed into him and his field training officer (FTO) as they were at the scene of a separate collision on the highway. Officer Ryan Hayworth of the Knightdale Police Department was killed in the […]
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