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  • by Law Officer
    A San Antonio firefighter who wrote ‘F— the police’ multiple times in a lengthy Facebook post in late August has been suspended 90 days without pay, SAFD suspension records show. KSAT reports that Engineer Christopher Johnson was originally handed an indefinite suspension in early October, but it was later shortened to 90 days after Johnson […]
  • by Law Officer
    Oregon Governor Kate Brown has imposed a two week rule on indoor and outdoor gatherings in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The rules include the limit of six people from two households that can gather at any time, including Thanksgiving Day. Governor Brown has encouraged neighbors to call the police on households […]
  • by Law Officer
    HEMET, Calif. — A California police officer from the Inland Empire was wounded while responding to an initial call of shots fired in Hemet early Monday morning. The incident began shortly after 4 a.m. when someone reported gunfire in the 3400 block of West Florida Avenue, KTLA reported.  Two officers arrived at the scene and contacted […]
  • by Law Officer
    WASHINGTON — A firearms-toting congresswoman-elect who owns a gun-themed restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, has already asked Capitol Police about carrying her weapon on Capitol grounds, her office has acknowledged. If she does so, she apparently won’t be alone. The practice is allowed for lawmakers, with some limitations, under decades-old congressional regulations. The public is barred from carrying […]
  • by Law Officer
    NEW YORK — Police in New York City are looking for a female robbery suspect who violently targeted an 85-year-old man on a Bronx street over the weekend for $7, authorities said. A woman approached the man from behind as he was walking on 170th Street and pushed him to the ground Saturday morning, police said. […]
  • by Leonard Sipes
    Highlights In my opinion, most of what I read about cops and crime and the justice system is advocacy. When it comes to objectivity, there are an endless variety of crime-related organizations offering data that only fits their preconceived views. It’s a collective sense that we can’t trust what we are reading from many sources, […]
  • by Guest
    Editor’s note: This feature originally appeared at nationalpolice.org.  ——— By Chief Joel F. Shults, Ed.D. Somewhere there may be a bloated law enforcement budget. Too many officers with nothing to do. Too much fancy equipment with no usefulness. Cobwebs growing on desk-bound paper-pushers kept around while they wait for their pension. If such a place exists […]
  • by Law Officer
    PHILADELPHIA — A 12-year-old boy was fatally shot while answering the door at his Philadelphia home on Sunday, according to police and reports. The pre-teen, identified by CBS Philly as Sadeek Clark-Harrison, was killed shortly before 3 a.m. Sunday when a bullet shot through the crescent moon glass of the front door of his Frankford home, Philadelphia police said. “What we know at […]
  • by Law Officer
    SAN JOSE, Calif. — Two people were killed and multiple others injured in a stabbing spree at a California church being used as a homeless shelter, according to police. “We can confirm we have multiple stabbing victims; some with life-threatening injuries,” San Jose police tweeted early Monday of the attack at Grace Baptist Church late Sunday. We […]
  • by Law Officer
    MAITLAND, Fla. — A Holocaust Museum in Florida has sparked controversy after opening up an exhibit to honor George Floyd, whose custodial death earlier this year sparked months of violent riots and looting across the United States. “A new exhibit at the Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center in Maitland features powerful and inspiring photos […]

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