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OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitudeOPINION: Police...
OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitude Their job is to deal with citizens, not act like soldiers in a war zone Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8m2b Asbury Park Press photo/Thomas P. Costello This former military vehicle is now part of the Middletown Township Police Department fleet.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Possible prank on gamer leads to school lock-inPossible prank on...
Littleton Police have asked for the help of the FBI in an effort to find the prankster who triggered a massive police and SWAT response to a Littleton office building Wednesday.
Hoax call sees YouTuber arrested by SWAT while live streaming
Popular YouTube channel The Creatures has become the latest victim of swatting - the act of hoax-calling police to swoop in on unsuspecting innocent targets.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
2. Some stolen police equipment recovered
Heber police, along with the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, Unified police and its SWAT team, served a search warrant on a Magna house, 2870 S. 8900 West, at 4 a.m. Monday after receiving an anonymous tip Sunday night, said Heber City police spokeswoman Xela Thomas.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
5. SWAT gear, firearms stolen from Heber police ...
Thieves struck an undercover SWAT vehicle Friday night in Heber City, making off with a police badge, an AR-15 style rifle, Glock pistol, body armor and more.
Indiana police move cautiously on use of drones
Indiana police agencies are proceeding with caution when it comes to using drones.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
1. Police find barricaded man in attic
Four people have been taken into custody after a SWAT team was called to negotiate with a man who barricaded himself inside a house Friday afternoon.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
After the shock-and-awe images coming out of Ferguson, eyes turn to...
"No, no, no," says MNPD spokeswoman Kristin Mumford. "We do not have those, no. The SWAT team has green uniforms.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Militias complicate situation on Texas border
On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Real Clear Politics
Ferguson & the Rise of SWAT Armies
Competing theories on curbing crime and keeping the peace in America's teeming municipalities have long preoccupied law enforcement.
Military equipment emboldening police
Image after image shows officers clad in Kevlar vests, helmets, and camouflage, armed with pistols, shotguns, automatic rifles, and tear gas.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Cop and reality TV videographer indicted after yearlong investigation.
A nighttime raid. A reality TV crew. A sleeping seven-year-old. What one tragedy can teach us about the unraveling of America's middle class.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Aug 15
The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.
LeAnn Rimes shows off her toned legs in hotpants as she enjoys a...
Ferguson in turmoil: Heavily armed SWAT teams fire tear gas on demonstrators and arrest two journalists in fourth night of clashes over the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown 'What's the last thing that made you smile? A child crying': Chilling online posts of star wrestler accused of raping and murdering six-year-old Jenise Waffle ... (more)
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Raw Story
'Overkill': Images from Ferguson protest show cops treating city like a war zone
As demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri enter their fourth night, pictures and online posts from the scene show an escalation in response from St. Louis County police.
The Militarization of the Police
The most striking photographs from Ferguson, Missouri aren't of Saturday's demonstrations or Sunday night's riots; they're of the police.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Celebrity Dirty Laundry
Major Crimes Recap 8/4/14: Season 3 Episode 9 "Sweet Revenge"
Tonight on TLC Major Crimes airs with a brand new episode. On tonight's episode called "Sweet Revenge", the division probes the puzzling murder of a tech entrepreneur with dubious morals and possible mob ties.