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  • WATCH: Officers injured in shooting after confronting suspect

    Two officers were shot responding to a man barricaded inside an apartment.

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  • Two police officers reported shot in San Diego; 1 suspect in custody

    Two police officers were shot Saturday night during a standoff in San Diego, authorities said. Officers surrounded an apartment complex where a gunman, reportedly in his 30s, barricaded himself inside, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The surrounding street was blocked off. Around 11 p.m., a SWAT team went in. Approximately 20 minutes later, authorities had taken...

    New York Post
  • Deputies discover meth worth $1M hidden in subwoofer box

    Was it time to face the music? Deputies in Colorado say 113 pounds of methamphetamine valued at more than $1 million were discovered inside a subwoofer box over the weekend. The drugs were found after a deputy pulled a vehicle over on Saturday, according to a Facebook post from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office. “On...

    New York Post
  • School resource officer fired over ‘offensive’ Facebook posts

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Florida city fired a school resource officer for social media posts the police department deemed “offensive, insulting, and derogatory.” The Gainesville Sun reports Jason King is appealing his April firing from the Gainesville Police Department. King was a resource officer at an elementary school. An internal affairs report said King’s Facebook...

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  • Officer arrested, charged with assaulting woman during sex

    MARIETTA, Ga. — A Georgia police officer has been arrested on accusations of assaulting a woman during sex while he was off duty, authorities said Tuesday. Officer Robert Lanier New was arrested Monday night and faces a misdemeanor charge of simple battery and a felony charge of aggravated assault, news outlets report. He was placed...

    New York Post
  • He tried to rob Papa John's — then sank his teeth into broken glass and three cops, police say

    Aaron Hernando Talifarro Holder, 39, of Waynesboro, Virginia, is accused of trying to rob a Papa John's on Sunday, then biting three police officers. Police say he kicked out a window of a police transport vehicle and ate the broken glass.

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  • He tried to rob Papa John's — then sank his teeth into broken glass and three cops, police say

    Aaron Hernando Talifarro Holder, 39, of Waynesboro, Virginia, is accused of trying to rob a Papa John's on Sunday, then biting three police officers. Police say he kicked out a window of a police transport vehicle and ate the broken glass.

    charlotteobserver
  • Teacher pay raises on hold. SC budget talks hit road block as July 1 deadline nears

    S.C. House and Senate negotiators hit a road block on Monday, June 18, 2018, unable to reach a compromise on how to spend roughly $60 million in the state's $8.2 billion general fund budget. That budget is supposed to take effect July 1.

    charlotteobserver
  • Cop accused of raping wife’s best friend inside couple’s home

    A Las Vegas cop was arrested for raping his wife’s best friend — who woke up to the man on top of her after a night of drinking at the couple’s home, she said. The alleged victim, Vivian Solomon, of San Diego, told KSNV that she was visiting her longtime friend last week, meeting the...

    New York Post
  • How the NYPD keeps making the city safer

    The recent column in The Post calling American police officers “bystanders to chaos” certainly bears zero resemblance to New York policing in 2018. Naysayers living in the past and devoid of their own ideas on modern policing are quick to sound the alarm about returning to the high-crime days of the 1970s and 1980s. But...

    New York Post
  • Rookie cop fired after hitting suspect with patrol car

    A rookie Georgia police officer has been fired after striking a suspect fleeing on foot with his patrol car, officials said. Athens-Clarke County Police Department released bodycam footage of Officer Taylor Saulters striking Timmy Patmon, 23, during a chase Friday in east Athens. “After reviewing the officers’ body camera footage, and all the other facts...

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