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  • Pentagon gives California police grenade launchers, snowshoes

    Southern California is mired in more than three years of drought, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is prepared for snowy conditions after it received 1,600 parkas for camouflage, 500 snowshoes and 132 snow trousers in March from the...
  • Cop shoots at unarmed man while daughter is having asthma attack

    Cop shoots at unarmed man while daughter is having asthma attack
    A Jacksonville man says a police officer shot at him while his daughter was having an asthma attack and he was trying to get her inhaler, according to WJXT. Reports surrounding what happened Nov. 24 when 29-year-old Brian Dennison was driving home...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...
  • Polk County deputy sheriff resigns after stealing DVD from crime scene

    Polk County deputy sheriff resigns after stealing DVD from crime scene
    A Polk County deputy sheriff was charged with stealing a DVD while responding to a convenience-store burglary Nov. 6, a spokeswoman said. Ernesto McCloud, 28, resigned after his arrest, sheriff's spokeswoman Carrie Horstman said. He had been a deputy...
  • 5 shot and wounded on West, South sides

    5 shot and wounded on West, South sides
    An umbrella in one hand and a camera in the other, an evidence technician snapped a picture of a shell casing as police investigated a shooting of a man this morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The man was shot around 9 a.m. near the...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Board Orders East Hartford To Rehire Officer

    EAST HARTFORD — The state Board of Mediation and Arbitration has ordered the town to rehire Juma Jones, a former East Hartford police officer who was fired last year for misusing a police database to run background checks on personal acquaintances....