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  • Rookie cop fired for offensive ‘zoo animals’ Snapchat post

    A rookie police officer in Detroit is off the force after officials say he posted an offensive message about “zoo animals” on Snapchat. The officer, Sean Bostwick, 27, was terminated after initially being suspended for posting a Snapchat photo of himself on Saturday while in uniform with a caption that read “another night to rangel...

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  • Rookie cop fired for offensive ‘zoo animals’ Snapchat post

    A rookie police officer in Detroit is off the force after officials say he posted an offensive message about “zoo animals” on Snapchat. The officer, Sean Bostwick, 27, was terminated after initially being suspended for posting a Snapchat photo of himself on Saturday while in uniform with a caption that read “another night to Rangel...

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  • Police chief fires cop who gunned down neighbor after entering wrong apartment

    A white police officer who killed her black neighbor in Dallas after mistakenly entering his apartment instead of her own has been fired, department officials announced Monday. Amber Guyger, 30, was terminated by Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall after a hearing held on Monday, department officials confirmed on Twitter. “An Internal Affairs investigation concluded...

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  • Police chief fires cop who gunned down neighbor after entering wrong apartment

    A white police officer who killed her black neighbor in Dallas after mistakenly entering his apartment instead of her own has been fired, department officials announced Monday. Amber Guyger, 30, was terminated by Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall after a hearing held on Monday, department officials confirmed on Twitter. “An Internal Affairs investigation concluded...

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  • Black politician has police called on her while campaigning

    A Madison, Wis. politician was campaigning like any other — canvassing for votes in a neighborhood she wants to represent — when a constituent called the cops, claiming he witnessed a suspected drug deal and a suspicious vehicle. Dane County Supervisor Shelia Stubbs was knocking on doors on Aug. 7 in what she told the...

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  • Police sergeant, firefighter among 24 busted in child-sex sting

    A New Jersey police sergeant was among 24 men who were arrested in a child-sex sting in the state, law enforcement officials said Tuesday. In addition to the sergeant, a nurse, a firefighter and a Bronx resident were netted by the multi-agency sting based out of Toms River, authorities said. The New Jersey State Police...

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  • Sheriff’s deputy killed in shootout outside auto shop

    RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — One Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy was killed Monday and another wounded after exchanging gunfire with a suspect at an auto shop just outside of the capital city. A man, whose identity has not yet been released, shot and killed 27-year-old Deputy Mark Stasyuk and injured Deputy Julie Robertson, said Sheriff Scott...

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  • Cop who killed neighbor after entering wrong apartment has moved from complex

    The white cop in Dallas who fatally shot her black neighbor after mistaking his apartment for her own has moved out of the apartment complex, officials said. Staffers at the Southside Flats apartment building — located just blocks away from Dallas police headquarters — told residents in an email Sunday that police officer Amber Guyger...

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  • Texas cop shot in head, suspect killed during bar robbery

    DALLAS — A gun battle between police and group of robbery suspects outside of a Fort Worth bar early Friday left one suspect dead and an undercover officer fighting for his life, authorities said. The undercover officer, Garrett Hull, was in critical condition at a hospital, Fort Worth police Chief Joel Fitzgerald said at a news conference....

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  • Dad accused of hitting 2-month old because it wouldn’t stop crying

    GULFPORT, Miss. — A father told authorities he struck his 2-month-old baby several times out of anger because the infant would not stop crying. News outlets reported Friday that the infant was diagnosed with severe head trauma and is in critical condition. Harrison County Sheriff Troy Peterson says American Medical Response personnel responded to a...

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  • Police, fire recruits are getting asked risqué questions about their sex lives

    It’s getting hot in here! Police and fire department recruits in Cincinnati are asked to divulge their darkest, deepest carnal desires in pre-employment questionnaires that can later become accessible to the public, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. “Have you ever participated in a sexual act in a public place?” the questionnaire asks. “Location(s) and number of...

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  • Man arrested for shooting sheriff’s deputy with a compound bow

    SAUK CENTRE, Minn. — Authorities say a man who shot a Minnesota sheriff’s deputy with a compound bow also was shot and wounded by law officers firing their guns. Stearns County Sheriff Don Gudmunson says the deputy was shot in the forearm Thursday and was taken to a hospital, where he is in good condition....

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  • Cop found dead in police station parking lot in apparent suicide

    A Chicago cop killed herself in a parking lot outside a police station on Wednesday, department officials said – the department’s third police officer to commit suicide since July. The 54-year-old officer, who was not immediately identified, was found unresponsive from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in her personal car in a parking lot at...

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  • Off-duty cop charged in Little League baseball game fight

    An off-duty cop with a history of excessive force incidents allegedly elbowed another man in the face during a fight at a Little League baseball game, police and league officials said. Dominick Comitale, an officer for the Troy Police Department, was charged with second-degree harassment after the fight over field cleanup at a Twin Town...

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  • Mexican city tells police to ignore most sex in public

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico — It’s now less risky to get frisky — in public — in Guadalajara. Mexico’s second-largest city has made it harder to police sexual activity in places like parks, alleys, entertainment venues and cars by ordering cops to look the other way most of the time. Proponents say the change protects the publicly...

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  • Police officers go 'Back to the Future' in latest lip sync challenge

    Great Scott this is an impressive video!

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  • Police officers go 'Back to the Future' in latest lip sync challenge

    Great Scott this is an impressive video!

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  • Police officer accused of leaving young sons in hot car

    CROSS LANES, W.Va. — A West Virginia police officer has been accused of leaving his two children in a car while the temperature outside was around 84 degrees. News outlets cite a complaint filed in Kanawha County Magistrate Court as saying Charleston police Cpl. Daniel Goffreda is charged with child neglect creating risk of injury....

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  • White cop found guilty of murder for killing unarmed black teen

    A white former Texas police officer has been found guilty of murder for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager as he left a house party in a car full of teenagers. Jurors convicted Roy Oliver on Tuesday in a Dallas County courtroom. Oliver was fired from the Balch Springs Police Department days after the April...

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  • Another video of NYPD cops being harassed surfaces online

    Yet another video has emerged showing defiant civilians disrespecting cops — this time chanting “f–k you” at an officer and giving him the middle finger. The 1:46-minute clip, posted to YouTube Monday, depicts roughly three rabble-rousers and begins with a young man refusing to move from a Times Square sidewalk when a cop tells him...

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