Category Archives: To Protect and Serve

Sorry ’bout that

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Glocks and cops

Shortly after slain Weymouth police Sgt. Michael Chesna was laid to rest on July 20, a Cranston police sergeant who was changing out of his honor guard uniform on a bus accidentally discharged a single round from his weapon, and … Continue reading

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The officers went home safe that night

The hostage, not so much. Los Angeles police released graphic bodycam footage showing a police shooting in Van Nuys that left a knife-wielding suspect and an innocent bystander dead last month. The LAPD showed the graphic video during a press … Continue reading

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To Protect and Shift Gears

SOUTHPORT, N.C. (WECT) – All police operations in Southport have been suspended and the entire force placed on paid administrative leave after the city’s police chief and a lieutenant were arrested Thursday and charged with double-dipping at a second job … Continue reading

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Police fatally shoot Bronze Star recipient after he shot home intruder

An Army veteran who fired on an intruder in his Colorado home was fatally shot by a police officer responding to the scene, authorities said. The Aurora Police Department said officers arrived to a “very chaotic and violent” scene early … Continue reading

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Screw you guys, I’m going home

BLANDFORD, Mass. (AP) — The entire four-member police department of a small western Massachusetts town has resigned, citing poor equipment and unsafe working conditions. Interim Police Chief Roberta Sarnacki and three officers submitted their resignations in a letter to Blandford … Continue reading

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Seriously, was that necessary?

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Is the 9th Circus on a roll or what?

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that a lawsuit by supporters of Donald Trump against San Jose police officers who allegedly failed to protect them from an anti-Trump riot in June 2016 could proceed, defeating … Continue reading

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Cop apparently didn’t get the word about filming

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And now you know…

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Little boy learns a lesson

Thousands of people saw the original video of the child being pinned, and hundreds of commenters questioned the motives and actions of the officers. The poster, named Ariel Collins, wrote that the boy was her cousin, and that he was … Continue reading

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Why, it could’ve taken out the entire city

A California Highway Patrol car caught fire on Highway 24 in Lafayette Tuesday morning, forcing the freeway to close for a short time, authorities said. An auto technician was returning to Oakland’s CHP office at 3601 Telegraph Avenue after an … Continue reading

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Figures

A bullet fired by the LAPD killed the Trader Joe’s employee who died during a hostage situation during the weekend, Chief Michael Moore said Tuesday at a news conference. Ballistics tests show that a Los Angeles police officer fired the … Continue reading

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A solid half hour of that shit before they shot him

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Community Policing – A New Definition

I noticed some news reports recently. This was the first. A lawsuit filed by the city of Charlottesville, businesses and neighborhood groups was resolved July 12 after Jason Kessler — an organizer of the Aug. 12 “Unite the Right” rally … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Modesto…

Law enforcement officers escaped injury Wednesday night as suspects shot at them during a pursuit in west Modesto. Officers from multiple agencies have engaged in a large search into the early morning hours on Thursday following the incident that began … Continue reading

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Citizen’s safety be damned

In bodycam footage so stunning it could be mistaken for a Hollywood action flick, a Las Vegas Metro police officer chasing two men in an SUV is seen speeding through Sin City’s downtown while simultaneously shooting out his car’s front … Continue reading

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In Weymouth a career criminal (at 20 years old) and two murders

With the crowded landscape of the news this weekend and so far this week; another bloody weekend in Chicago, Trump in England, Trump in Helsinki, etc. Our local murder spree isn’t making the national news. The 6-foot, 3-inch Emanuel A. … Continue reading

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Drugs kill

Ten mature pot plants grew on state game lands in Berks County, in rural southeastern Pennsylvania, state police say. A 51-year-old resident of nearby Reading, who police say was fleeing the scene after a state game worker alerted police to … Continue reading

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When rocks are outlawed, only outlaws will have rocks

A Massachusetts police officer and an elderly woman were killed Sunday after a suspect attacked the officer with a rock, took his gun and shot him in the head and chest, officials said. Weymouth police officer Michael Chesna, 42, was … Continue reading

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