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Law Enforcement

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  • Police use of military-style gear is rarely appropriate [Letter]

    Police use of military-style gear is rarely appropriate [Letter]
    Nothing can justify the looting and violence by those who used the shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer as an opportunity to destroy the businesses and property of residents who had no hand in what happened and we should condemn...
  • 14-year-old boy admits attacking elderly Publix shopper in Ocoee

    14-year-old boy admits attacking elderly Publix shopper in Ocoee
    Ocoee police today announced the arrest of a 14-year-old suspect in a Publix purse snatching two weeks ago. The boy, whose name isn't being released by the Orlando Sentinel, admitted to attacking the 74-year-old woman in the store at Silver Star Road...
  • Eyes in the sky [Editorial]

    Eyes in the sky  [Editorial]
    Police departments in Maryland and across the country are weighing the costs and benefits of using unmanned aerial vehicles as aids in the fight against crime. There are still many unanswered questions regarding the new technology's potential impact on...
  • Vice principal arrested after bringing gun onto Bakersfield campus

    Vice principal arrested after bringing gun onto Bakersfield campus
    The vice principal of a junior high in Bakersfield was arrested Thursday after a handgun was found in his backpack, police said. A Tevis Junior High School staffer notified a Bakersfield police resource officer at 9:02 a.m. about the firearm in Kent...
  • Prosecutors: Police commander shoved service weapon 'deep down' man's throat

    Prosecutors: Police commander shoved service weapon 'deep down' man's throat
    A Chicago police commander on patrol in a South Side neighborhood last year chased a man he thought was holding a handgun into an abandoned building, then shoved the barrel of his service gun “deep down” the man’s throat, held a Taser to...
  • Police aren't soldiers and they don't need military equipment [Letter]

    Police aren't soldiers and they don't need military equipment [Letter]
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's attempt to justify the police department's possession of military equipment to WBAL on the grounds that there might be a terrorist attack is ridiculous. The people to deal with such an attack are the National Guard,...
  • Australian triathlete mistaken for illegal immigrant on Channel swim

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - An Australian triathlete was mistaken for an illegal immigrant by British residents and held up by border authorities when set to swim the English Channel, local media reported. John van Wisse was attempting to set a world record on...
  • TimeLine, Children's Theatre and a tale of 2 city buildings

    TimeLine, Children's Theatre and a tale of 2 city buildings
    In an unexpected flurry of late summer activity, it was revealed that two Chicago theater companies are eyeing new homes in buildings that once were put to use by the city of Chicago. Chicago Children's Theatre, in residence at the Ruth Page Center for...
  • Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth

    Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth
    A Chicago police commander frequently praised by Supt. Garry McCarthy for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth....
  • Oviedo couple grew marijuana in house with kids, cops say

    Oviedo couple grew marijuana in house with kids, cops say
    A husband and wife in Oviedo are facing drug and child-neglect charges after officers discovered they were growing marijuana in the house where they lived with their three young children, the Oviedo Police Department said. Officers raided Yohandy and...
  • Police blotter: Robberies for the week of Aug. 23

    The Southeastern District was clobbered with robberies for the week ending Aug. 23, Police Department statistics show - part of a wave that saw 83 robberies across the city. That was a 17 percent increase over the previous week. Canton alone saw seven...