Recent Crime News
Friday Apr 17 | via PressReleasePoint
A former Pennsylvania State Police officer, who retired in January 2015 with the rank of lieutenant colonel after 27 years with the state's highest law enforcement agency, has been named interim assistant vice president for University Police and Public Safety at Penn State, effective April 21. Timothy Mercer, who also served as deputy commissioner of Administration and Professional Responsibility with the State Police and in several other capacities, will take on the role of overseeing University police, Clery Act compliance, public safety and emergency operations following the April 8 resignation of former director Steve Shelow. Mercer will remain in the position as a national search is conducted for a permanent replacement. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 14 | via The Hartford Courant
Chief Mark Palmer, of the Coventry Police Department, said that his decision to enter police work was prompted by his brother who was an officer in Norwalk. "He called and told me there were openings for police cadets," said Palmer. Comment?
Monday Apr 13 | via Fauquier.com
Tammy Thorpe's killer has yet to be found and NBC News is featuring the decades-old cold case on its website. Comment?
Sunday Apr 5 | via The Miami Herald
FBI agents are on the front lines of the fight to protect the United States from Islamic terrorists, Russian hackers and Chinese spies. "The lives of your colleagues and those you protect may well depend upon your ability to run, fight and shoot, no matter what job you hold," James B. Comey, the FBI director, said in October in an internal memo to agents that was obtained by The New York Times. Comment?
Saturday Apr 4 | via Alabama Live
Terry Lee McKinney, 63, who uses a wheelchair, was arrested earlier this week on murder charges. Today, he was moved to the Etowah County Detention Facility, as it is better equipped to accommodate his special needs, Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver said. Comment?
Copyright © 2015 Topix LLC