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Police Twitter Campaign Backfires When Pictures Of Police Brutality Are Posted

Police Twitter Campaign Backfires When Pictures Of Police Brutality Are Posted

The New York Police Department started a Twitter campaign asking Tweeters to put up pictures of themselves with police officers. It didn’t go well. “Do you have a photo w/ a member of the NYPD? Tweet us & tag it #myNYPD. It may be featured on our Facebook,” the department posted on its NYPD News […]

April 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Sixty Police And Emergency Responders, Guns Drawn, Respond To What Was A Hoax

They arrived at  Long Beach, NY home ready for a shootout and hostage crisis, in what turned out to to be a revenge prank against a video game fan. The call about terror on Laurelton Boulevard appeared to be a prank against a teenage occupant who had eliminated another player in the popular video game […]

April 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Georgia Cop Pulls Gun On Black Kids Building Tree House

We all know what a danger to a community tree houses are, especially those built by black kids. “Police in Georgia are investigating reports that officers pulled a gun on African-American children who were building a tree house in their neighborhood. Omari Grant, 11, told WSB-TV that he and several friends were behind his home […]

April 6, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Female Cop Is Fort Hood Hero

An as-yet-to-be identified female police officer risked her life to save others at Fort Hood. …by all accounts, she risked her life to ensure the bedlam wrought by Spc. Ivan Lopez came to a close in the second building he entered. By then, Lopez, whom the Army chief of staff has described as a “very […]

April 4, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Mayhem In Albuquerque As Demonstrators Protest Deadly Police Shootings

It began peacefully but turned into mayhem as hundreds of Albuquerque protestors demonstrated against a spate of deadly police shootings. People are angry over Albuquerque police’s involvement in 37 shootings, 23 of them fatal since 2010. Critics say that’s far too many for a department serving a city of about 555,000. The U.S. Justice Department […]

March 31, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Body Odor Prompts 911 Call

City Hall workers in Hannibal, MO were upset by someone in the building who was stinking up the place. The Hannibal Courier-Post reports that several city hall workers on Tuesday called police to complain that a person who came into the building smelled so bad they wanted him removed. The northeast Missouri town’s municipal code […]

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Anaheim Council Woman Says Fatal Police Shooting ‘Saved Us A Trial’–Asked To Resign

Lucille Kring, an Anaheim councilwoman who is running for mayor, apologized for her remarks, but is still being pressured to resign. Robert Moreno Jr., 22 was fatally shot last Thursday by officers following a police chase. Authorities said Moreno had fired at officers and injured a police dog, Bruno. “The shooting saved us a trial. […]

March 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Three Secret Service Agents Sent Home After Drinking In Amsterdam

Three Secret Service agents in Amsterdam to protect President Obama were sent back to the states after a night of drinking. One of the agents was found drunk and passed out in a hallway. The hotel staff alerted the U.S. Embassy in the Netherlands after finding the unconscious agent Sunday morning, a day before Obama […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Cop Kills Family Dog And Is Heard Saying It Was ‘Awesome’

Oklahoma family says officer intentionally killed their dog, laughed, said it was ‘awesome’ (via FreakOutNation) Last Wednesday Cali, an Oklahoma family’s dog, jumped out of the yard and was eventually shot and killed by an Ardmore police officer in a neighbor’s yard. When Sarah Brown arrived at the scene, she says she wasn’t given an […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Disabled Rape Victim Says Cries For Help Were Ignored And Police Didn’t Believe Her

The woman, who has multiple sclerosis, says she was knocked out and kidnapped, taken to a house and raped and beaten. And authorities accused her of being a prostitute. The alleged victim, who asked to be identified only as Kris, said she fell asleep on a bus on Dec. 5 and wound up lost in […]

March 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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