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Law Enforcement

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  • Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel

    Broward Sheriff's Office honors fallen personnel
    Red roses for Teri Rein didn't come from her husband on their ninth wedding anniversary Thursday. Instead, they came from Broward Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Chief Anthony Stravino who presented the relatives of fallen law enforcement, detention and...
  • Southington Man Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

    SOUTHINGTON — A local man was arrested Thursday on child pornography charges after an investigation that began in October, state police said. William Kalvinek, 46, of 303 Little Fawn Road, was charged with first-degree possession of child...
  • The police are snooping

    The police are snooping
    If you're a criminal and use a cellphone to communicate with your partners in crime, there's something you probably should know: The police may not only have your number, they may be able to pinpoint your location to within a few feet wherever you are and...
  • Prank pays off big for JAFCO

    Prank pays off big for JAFCO
    JAFCO Children's Village employees coming for another workday were greeted by a scene they will never forget. The Sunrise facility, which helps at-risk youth and those with disabilities and their families, was in shambles. It looked very much like a...
  • Warrants, court orders for police searches of phone records are on the rise in Hampton Roads

    Warrants, court orders for police searches of phone records are on the rise in Hampton Roads
    Filings in Newport News Circuit Court show that judicial orders allowing police to obtain telephone records during criminal investigations have jumped dramatically in recent years. Judges have signed off on 221 such orders in Newport News since 2008...
  • Michael Brown altercation, shooting unfolded in 90 seconds

    Michael Brown altercation, shooting unfolded in 90 seconds
    Details found in a trove of police records, recordings and video surveillance footage made public this week have angered attorneys and activists who support Michael Brown, the unarmed black man who was killed during a confrontation with a Ferguson...
  • Records: Orlando cop accused in Apopka road-rage crash

    Records: Orlando cop accused in Apopka road-rage crash
    For nearly two months, Orlando police Officer Bryan Fischer has been off the streets while prosecutors decide if he or another driver should face criminal charges after an alleged road-rage crash in Apopka. The crash happened while Fischer was off-...
  • 3 Civil Rights Lawsuits Filed Against Enfield Claiming Former Officer Used Excessive Force

    3 Civil Rights Lawsuits Filed Against Enfield Claiming Former Officer Used Excessive Force
    ENFIELD — The town was served with three lawsuits Tuesday charging that former Enfield police Officer Matthew Worden violated the three plaintiffs' civil rights when he used excessive force during their arrests. Worden, who was a K9 officer, was...
  • NBA star Dwight Howard investigated in Georgia for child abuse

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - Authorities in Georgia are investigating child abuse allegations against National Basketball Association star Dwight Howard, a center for the Houston Rockets who is among the league's marquee performers, police said on Tuesday. The...
  • Orlando-area law enforcers gear up for safety as holiday shoppers return

    Orlando-area law enforcers gear up for safety as holiday shoppers return
    Tis the season for crime? Sometimes. With the approach of the holiday season, local law-enforcement officials are reminding shoppers that holiday cheer can also bring holiday crime. Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and Orlando Police Department...
  • Former Wilton Manors police chief, Broward Sheriff's captain dies at 56

    Former Wilton Manors police chief, Broward Sheriff's captain dies at 56
    To his fellow law enforcement officers, he was a stand-up guy and a good leader. To his friends, he was a visionary, "a quiet archangel" with a passion for helping people. Former Wilton Manors Chief of Police Rick Wierzbicki died Thursday after battling...