Law Enforcement

Trump doesn’t support cops. He supports cops who agree with him.

Back in 1970, Congress passed a couple of bills authorizing the “no-knock raid.” This was an issue that President Richard Nixon had pushed during the 1968 presidential campaign. Prior to the late 1960s, police did sometimes enter residences without knocking, but they’d only decide to do so under …

Policing

Who Is Justin Terney? Police Officer Shot, Killed At Tecumseh Traffic Stop In Oklahoma

An Oklahoma police officer died Monday morning after a shootout during a police pursuit, local law enforcement officials said. Justin Terney, 22, who …

Policing

Man slips out of handcuffs, then escapes from San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department is searching for a 31-year-old man who slipped out of handcuffs and escaped from the back seat of a patrol car in Victorville on Sunday evening.<p>Charles Brown, 31, was taken into custody on suspicion of transporting narcotics and taken to Victorville …

California

Video shows child care center worker slamming 4-year-old girl to the ground

National<p>Video shows child care center worker slamming 4-year-old girl to the ground<p>Mar 27, 2017<p>A worker in day care has been arrested after he …

Day Care

Oklahoma police officer dies after traffic-stop shooting

A 22-year-old officer and new recruit died Monday morning after a shootout with a man who fled a traffic stop in central Oklahoma, police said.

Policing

Police: Bus surveillance video shows man open fire without provocation

Related Stories<p>Strip reopens after lengthy standoff with ‘delusional’ gunman on bus<br>• Police: ‘No apparent reason’ for shooting on Vegas Strip bus<p>Bus …

Policing

Driver in custody after high speed chase in stolen semi-truck | Dallas County

A man is in custody after a high-speed chase involving a semi-truck Monday afternoon that ended in the parking lot of a Sprouts, KXAS-TV (NBC5) …

Texas

Two police officers shot in northwest Miami-Dade

Two Miami-Dade County plainclothes police officers working on a task force on the edge of Liberty City and Brownsville were shot late Monday night, …

Policing

Video shows gunman chasing down shooting victim

Philadelphia police have released disturbing surveillance video of a brazen, daylight shooting last week.<p>Detectives are trying to find the gunman in …

Philadelphia

Driver in custody, passenger in hospital after chase ends with crash in Aurora

A 38-year-old man is in custody after running from the car he crashed during a pursuit by a Kane County Sheriff's deputy in Aurora Monday afternoon, said sheriff's spokesman Lt. Patrick Gengler.<p>The chase started at about 3:35 p.m., Gengler said.<p>A sheriff's deputy saw a black Ford Fusion traveling …

Pedestrian killed in crash after police chase

Officers in Birmingham had called off the pursuit of a dark coloured Ford Mondeo shortly before the 45-year-old man was struck.<p>West Midlands Police …

UK News

The Eternal Search for a Gun That Doesn’t Kill

<i>This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization that covers the US criminal justice system. Sign</i> …

Guns

Armed man robs Naperville nail salon, takes employee's SUV: Police

An armed robber held up a nail salon on Ogden Avenue Saturday night, stealing cash from the business and taking the employee's SUV, Naperville police said.<p>A man entered the business, located in the 900 block of East Ogden, at about 6:25 p.m., displayed a handgun and took an undisclosed amount of …

Chicago

Rosario: A cop calls it quits

On Oct. 13th of last year, Tony Spencer walked into St. Paul police headquarters for the last time as a police officer and filled out the necessary …

Policing

Two dead in shooting on Orange Blossom Trail, deputies say

A man and a woman were killed on Orange Blossom Trail Sunday after gunfire erupted between two vehicles, deputies said.<p>Investigators are looking for …

Orange County

Fries? No, drugs. Rock Hill police arrest man in Burger King drive-through

Police in Rock Hill had it their way Sunday, after charging a man with smoking pot and possession of a gun and cocaine while in the drive-through at …

Charlotte

Will Allowing ICE Agents Into Local Jails Make Immigrants Safer? L.A.'s Sheriff Thinks So

L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell is the leading the charge against California legislation that would prevent sheriff departments from sharing …

Government

Officer injured, driver charged after 6-mile car chase

A man who led police on a 6-mile car chase early Saturday ran over a Chicago officer's left foot before driving away on the Eisenhower Expressway, police said.<p>Kerry Holoman, 22, was caught with a loaded gun after crashing into a light pole in Maywood, police said. Cook County Judge Laura Marie …

Policing

Police SUV burglarized; rifle, loaded magazines, tactical vests stolen, police say

Someone broke into an unmarked Howey-in-the-Hills police vehicle overnight Friday, police said.<p>The vehicle was parked at an officer’s home in an area …

Orlando

Gunshots Fired in Bellagio Robbery

Las Vegas police are investigating an armed robbery of a retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino that caused panic early Saturday. In a statement released hours after the incident, police said three people were involved in the robbery, and one of the suspects fired gunshots upon entering …

Crime

In Case You Forgot, Cops Are Still Killing Black People

Does Donald Trump go to the beauty-supply store to buy his Remy hair or does he send the Secret Service? Will Blue Ivy be the lead singer of …

Policing

More than a dozen Chicago cops escaped punishment after officials lost track of their cases

In a stunning breakdown of the city's police disciplinary system, Chicago officers found at fault for misconduct have escaped punishment for years because authorities lost track of their cases, a Tribune investigation has found.<p>That means an officer who beat his officer wife and threatened to steal …

Policing

Police Videos Aren't Going Away. How Can We Learn From Them?

<i>Editor's Note: This story includes videos and descriptions of violent encounters between police and civilians, as well as language that may not be appropriate for all readers.</i><p>For three days last summer, many of us watched as TV and computer screens showed violence between police and civilians. …

Policing

Psychic cops? California sheriff dept. predicts burglary in advance, catches suspects in the act

DANA POINT – Three suspected burglars picked the wrong house Thursday when they broke into a residence in a neighborhood under surveillance by …

Crime

Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4

CINCINNATI – Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who ran into the street.<p>Investigators say they believe the driver got out of his car after hitting the child Friday and a confrontation broke out.<p>Police say 44-year-old Jamie Urton was shot several …

Lawsuit: Police Destroyed Farm House To Capture Homeless Man Armed With An Ice Cream Bar

Is it possible to arrest an unarmed homeless person without destroying the residence he's hiding in? To the Fresno County Sheriff's Department and …

Policing

Milpitas: Police mourn loss of K-9 Jax

Milpitas Police Department is mourning the loss of one its canine members, Jax, who died March 6 at the age of 5.<p>Jax, a German Shepherd whose partner …

Louisiana cop found guilty of killing 6-year-old autistic boy

A Louisiana cop has been convicted of fatally shooting a 6-year-old autistic boy after a high-speed car chase turned into a deadly shooting spree, …

Crime

Police Commission launches review of LAPD video release policy

<i>File: LAPD Officers William Allen, left, and Guillermo Espinoza get into their patrol car after doing a foot patrol in Skid Row.; Credit: Maya</i> …

Southern California

Meat thief caught on surveillance video

Crime<p>Meat thief caught on surveillance video<p>Mar 24, 2017<p>Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a man with a big appetite for stealing …

Crime