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Michelle Obama fears for daughters safety due to police use-of-force incidents

2 hours 54 minutes ago
Former first lady Michelle Obama fears for her daughters when they get behind the wheel of a car amid police use-of-force incidents, she said. Nevertheless, she is “breathing a sigh of relief” after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of unintentional second-degree murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, […]
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Dental hygienist convicted in cold-case murder of Navy recruit

5 hours 48 minutes ago
SANFORD, Fla. — A dental hygienist accused of killing a U.S. Navy recruit nearly 40 years ago has been found guilty of first-degree premeditated murder. He was subsequently sentenced to life in prison for the crime, according to reports. Thomas Garner, 61, was convicted by a 12-member jury Thursday at the Seminole County Courthouse in Sanford, about 25 miles […]
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Gun background checks soar to record highs as US citizens feel vulnerable

8 hours 38 minutes ago
Gun background checks soared by more than 20 percent to 3.5 million in April as Americans feeling  vulnerable and unprotected after a year of violent protests, defund the police movements, and efforts to bring in tough new gun restrictions, rushed out to buy guns. Moreover, at least 40 percent of the people buying weapons in […]
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Former Minneapolis officers indicted by federal grand jury

10 hours 55 minutes ago
MINNEAPOLIS — A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd’s arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights due to the manner of restraint during the arrest, according to indictments unsealed Friday. The three-count indictment names Derek Chauvin, Thomas Lane, J. Kueng and Tou Thao. […]
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Sixth-grade girl identified as Idaho school shooter

11 hours 50 minutes ago
RIGBY, Idaho — A sixth-grade girl was identified as the person who opened fire at an Idaho middle school Thursday, wounding two students and a custodian before she was disarmed by a teacher. The victims all suffered bullet wounds to their arms and legs, and are expected to survive, officials said at an afternoon press conference. The […]
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Axon CEO believes police will not need guns by 2030

12 hours 5 minutes ago
The CEO of Axon, a public safety technology company, believes that within a decade, police will not need guns. CEO Rick Smith believes his company will make an electric stun gun so effective that it will make the police pistol unnecessary within a decade. Smith explained, “We’ve got to outperform the police pistol… I think […]
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Video: Home intruder killed after he allegedly charges occupant with a knife

17 hours 48 minutes ago
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Florida — A suspect kicked in the front door of a home earlier this week and allegedly charged the home owner with a knife when he was fatally shot in the head. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene and found the 54 year-old suspect dead from an apparent gunshot wound. The […]
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Officer Sean Terrell named Tulsa Rotary Club “Officer of the Year”

18 hours 8 minutes ago
Tulsa, Oklahoma — Tulsa Police Officer Sean Terrell has been named the Rotary Club of Tulsa Officer of the Year. Terrell, 33 years-old, came to the department from a small town in Kansas and he told the Tulsa World that he views his career in law enforcement as a “calling.” If Officer Terrell is judged by […]
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Video: Tulsa police officer stops toddler driving ‘Disney-Themed’ Car

18 hours 41 minutes ago
TULSA, Oklahoma –  A Tulsa toddler got the surprise of her life after being pulled over by a Tulsa police officer for “hot-rodding” around her neighborhood. The little girl was behind the wheel of her Disney-themed “Frozen” car as her family went for a walk in their neighborhood— where a Tulsa police officer also lives according […]
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Zoo cancels police event because it could be ‘unintentionally divisive’

22 hours 58 minutes ago
New Orleans – A New Orleans zoo canceled a six-day event intended to help build a positive relationship between the police and the community after some said it would be “unintentionally divisive.” “Though that was never the intent, Audubon Nature Institute made the decision to cancel the event,” a statement from the Audubon Nature Institute on Tuesday […]
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The cookie cutter man

1 day 1 hour ago
Being a field training officer (FTO) for rookie cops is one of the most important jobs in police work. Even with all our academies, and psyche tests, and background investigations, the true way a cop is educated is in the time proven on-the-job-training method. I’d been a ground pounder for about 5 years before I […]
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Texas police officer tells city council that her department violates state law by enforcing ticket quotas

1 day 2 hours ago
RICHARDSON, Texas — Officer Kayla Walker of the Richardson Police Department recently stood before the city council and accused her bosses of violating state law by enforcing a traffic ticket quota, according to a local report. She was described as a “brave policewoman” by a reporter for The Dallas Morning News. Ticket quotas are illegal in […]
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Chicago man maims couple in ‘horror movie’ attack

1 day 3 hours ago
CHICAGO — A Chicago man is accused of biting off chunks of a couple’s ears and gouging their eyes in a weekend attack that a judge likened to a horror movie, according to a local report. Elijah Rule Hill Prince, 28, was arrested covered in blood, telling officers that it was the “blood of peasants,” the Chicago Sun-Times […]
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Minnesota woman drives vehicle through ex-boyfriend’s graveside funeral service

1 day 4 hours ago
FARGO, N.D. — A Minnesota woman who was told not to come to her ex-boyfriend’s funeral was charged Monday after witnesses said she drove through the cemetery and tried to run over mourners during the graveside service, according to reports. Blair Whitten, 28, was charged with reckless endangerment following the incident at Riverside Cemetery in Fargo, North […]
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Idaho middle school shooting leaves 3 wounded, student in custody

1 day 6 hours ago
RIGBY, Idaho — A student opened fire at an Idaho middle school Thursday morning, wounding a custodian and two other students before being taken into custody, authorities confirmed to a local news outlet. The active-shooter situation occurred in Jefferson County at Rigby Middle School around 9:15 a.m. As a result, multiple law enforcement agencies responded to […]
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Gov. DeSantis doles out $1,000 bonuses to first responders

1 day 7 hours ago
FLORIDA — Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida announced on Wednesday that his administration is doling out $1,000 bonuses to all of Florida’s 174,000 first responders. This includes law enforcement officers, paramedics, emergency medical technicians (EMTs), and firefighters, Daily Wire reported. The move by DeSantis — who is becoming more and more popular in the Republican […]
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Derek Chauvin juror wore George Floyd-themed t-shirt at least twice, reports say

1 day 8 hours ago
Brandon Mitchell, a juror in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, apparently wore a George Floyd-themed T-shirt at least twice, despite public denials, Breitbart reported. According to The Washington Times on Wednesday: Chauvin juror Brandon Mitchell has said he doesn’t remember wearing or even owning a George Floyd-themed T-shirt, but it turns […]
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TikTok cop returns to work, announces book deal

1 day 8 hours ago
BELLEVUE, Idaho — Deputy Nate Silvester of the Bellevue Marshal’s Office disclosed to a local news organization that he will return to work Thursday, the Post Millennial reported. Moreover, he has also announced inking a book deal about the fiasco after he was placed on administrative leave for making a TikTok video mocking LeBron James […]
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VIDEO: Woman viscously attacked in NYC subway station

1 day 12 hours ago
NEW YORK — A woman was viciously attacked and robbed as she was exiting a New York City subway station over the weekend, according to footage released by authorities. The attack occurred just before 6 p.m. Sunday inside a Manhattan train station on 14th Street and First Avenue as the 23-year-old woman was leaving the L train line. As […]
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