“A passing cop pulled a u-turn, flashed the lights, and rolled up behind her. Tarantino claims that the cop immediately drew his weapon, pulled her from the car, and refused to explain why he pulled her over. Tarantino’s two young children watched all of this unfold from inside her car.
The cop then placed Tarantino in the back of the squad car, where she allegedly sat for two hours. When backup [...]
An Arkansas police officer who was fatally shot during a traffic stop last year can be heard pleading for his life with his attacker in dashboard video released yesterday.
The 20-minute video, shot from Trumann police officer Jonathan Schmidt’s squad car, shows how quickly the April 2011 night traffic stop turned deadly.
Jerry Lard, who was a passenger in the back seat of the stopped car, was convicted last month of capital [...]
A mentally ill Missouri woman committed suicide by shooting herself in the head with a police officer’s gun while getting a ride to a local hospital in a squad car on Wednesday.
The St. Louis County Police Department said Stephanie Hicks, 20, got into a struggle with an Alton police officer over his weapon.
Hicks’ former boyfriend Eric Perry said she had been dealing with a bi-polar disorder and decided to seek [...]
June 8, 2012
The superintendent of the Chicago Police Department says that the reason one of his officers used a Taser stun gun on a woman days away from giving birth because “you can’t always tell whether somebody is pregnant.”
At eight-months pregnant, Tiffany Rent says she would think officers would have been aware of her condition before they assaulted and arrested her on Wednesday morning outside a South Side drug store.
A six-year-old boy was arrested and carted to a police station in the back of a cop car after he assaulted his elementary school teachers.
The kindergartener, from Shelbyville, Indiana, was arrested on allegations of battery and intimidation last Wednesday but will not face charges because of his age.
According to police, the child, whose name has not been released, kicked his Hendricks Elementary School principal Pat Lumbley and threatened to kill him and assistant principal Jessica Poe.
Kicked: School principal [...]
J. D. Heyes
December 4, 2011
(NaturalNews) There is no question that police officers in the United States have one of the toughest, most dangerous jobs around. But it’s hard to imagine an instance – any instance – where a cop feels so threatened by a child barely past the toddler age that he or she needs to forcibly restrain them.
Five-year-old Michael Davis, who attended the Rio Calaveras Elementary of Stockton, has a [...]
BY ALFONSO CHARDY
A Miami Police officer was arrested at gunpoint and charged with reckless driving after allegedly leading the Florida Highway Patrol on a seven-minute chase in his squad car at speeds that reached 120 mph on Florida’s Turnpike in Broward County earlier this month.
A highway patrol trooper pulled out her gun to arrest Fausto López, 35, after he reportedly ignored repeated warnings to stop.
López could not be reached for [...]
By Dan Nienaber Free Press Staff Writer
MANKATO — A couple of young rustlers attempted to use their imagination to escape the long arm of the law Saturday, but after about an hour of story telling they eventually learned they’d made a baaaaad decision.
A Mankato resident called 911 at about 11:30 p.m. Saturday to report two very young girls, who [...]
A teen killed his great-grandma with a sword, according to police.
A Georgia teen killed his great-grandmother and wounded his grandmother with a sword before cops took him down with a stun gun, officials said.
Cops in Douglasville arrived at the home Monday afternoon to find the dead woman lying in the front yard and the 15-year-old boy standing in the doorway with a sword [...]
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James Vernon McVay, 41, was arrested Saturday by Madison police for a South Dakota murder. Police say he confessed to killing the woman as part of a plan to get to Washington, D.C. and kill President Barack Obama.
To James Vernon McVay, who was arrested Saturday after a police chase on Interstate 90 near Madison, killing 75-year-old Maybelle Schein in South Dakota was the first step in [...]
ROME – A kiss is just a kiss, perhaps. But what does a smooch mean when it’s planted on the lips of an alleged mobster by another man?
Observers of Italy’s organized crime syndicates have been trying to trying to figure out the meaning of the kiss earlier this week by a young man in a crowd of onlookers outside Naples police headquarters as Daniele D’Agnese [...]
LOS ANGELES (CBS) — If you thought the patrol car in the 1987 action movie “Robocop” was high-tech, wait until you see what L.A.’s finest will be soon be driving.
AOL’s Translogic caught a sneak peek of the new squad car of choice for the Los Angeles Police Department: the Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle (PPV).
Billed as the “sum total of all the law enforcement community has [...]
Officials are investigating the events around an overnight shoot out where an estranged husband ultimately turned the gun on himself after kidnapping his pregnant wife and young son.
Police say the family of Ashley Varela-Gonzalez, 26, contacted police Tuesday evening to report their daughterâ€™s kidnapping.
The family told police eight months pregnant Varela-Gonzalez and her 2-year-old son had been kidnapped from Pecos by her estranged husband Diego Gonzalez, [...]