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VIDEO: Internal Affairs Investigating Officer’s Facebook Comment

A public squabble between a local activist and a Chattanooga police officer in Tennessee has sparked an internal affairs investigation and raised concerns among officers about their right to privacy. The incident started a week ago Thursday when Officer William Puckett and local activist Chris Brooks commented on a Facebook post about racial injustice. Puckett,

Some of the white people talking about the crimes they didn’t get charged for on Twitter may soon regret it.

#CrimingWhileWhite

In the hours following the release of a grand jury’s decision not to indict the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner, Twitter users began protesting the verdict with a very contemporary response: Politicized self-confessions of their criminal activity. The viral flood of responses under the hashtag #CrimingWhileWhite purport to tell of times crimes (ranging from

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VIDEO: Internal Affairs Investigating Officer’s Facebook Comment

A public squabble between a local activist and a Chattanooga police officer in Tennessee has sparked an internal affairs investigation and raised concerns among officers about their right to privacy. The incident started a week ago Thursday when Officer William Puckett and local activist Chris Brooks commented on a Facebook post about racial injustice. Puckett,

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You’re Not Welcome!

New York City’s police union, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, is urging its members to ban Mayor Bill de Blasio from their funerals, the latest episode in the ongoing clash between the mayor and the city’s law-enforcement power structure. Officers are encouraged to fill out a form on the union’s website titled “Don’t Insult My Sacrifice”

Ken Buck (above left) is the Weld County District Attorney and congressman-elect for Colorado's 4th Congressional District.

Have You Forgotten?

Have we forgotten 9/11? Do we remember the police officers, firefighters, and EMS teams who died trying to save innocent victims of a terrorist attack? Alongside brave firefighters and selfless EMS teams, 23 courageous New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority officers gave their lives that day without hesitation. As district attorney, I

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You’re Not Welcome!

New York City’s police union, the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association, is urging its members to ban Mayor Bill de Blasio from their funerals, the latest episode in the ongoing clash between the mayor and the city’s law-enforcement power structure. Officers are encouraged to fill out a form on the union’s website titled “Don’t Insult My Sacrifice”

Struggles

Ken Buck (above left) is the Weld County District Attorney and congressman-elect for Colorado's 4th Congressional District.

Have You Forgotten?

Have we forgotten 9/11? Do we remember the police officers, firefighters, and EMS teams who died trying to save innocent victims of a terrorist attack? Alongside brave firefighters and selfless EMS teams, 23 courageous New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority officers gave their lives that day without hesitation. As district attorney, I

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VIDEO: Internal Affairs Investigating Officer’s Facebook Comment

A public squabble between a local activist and a Chattanooga police officer in Tennessee has sparked an internal affairs investigation and raised concerns among officers about their right to privacy. The incident started a week ago Thursday when Officer William Puckett and local activist Chris Brooks commented on a Facebook post about racial injustice. Puckett,

Above & Beyond

Some of the white people talking about the crimes they didn’t get charged for on Twitter may soon regret it.

#CrimingWhileWhite

In the hours following the release of a grand jury’s decision not to indict the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner, Twitter users began protesting the verdict with a very contemporary response: Politicized self-confessions of their criminal activity. The viral flood of responses under the hashtag #CrimingWhileWhite purport to tell of times crimes (ranging from

Believe it or not

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Who Are the Chefs?

Everyone remembers that great television ad where the guy painting the end zone in Kansas City screws up and paints “Chefs” instead of “Chiefs.” I believe the man muttered “great poodily-moodily,” upon discovering his error. In the UK, though, the whiz kids that painted part of the police fleet recently took it to a whole

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The Top 10 Fictional officers I’d least like to be questioned by

1. Lt. Edmund Exley with Officer Bud White standing slightly behind him. (L.A. Confidential 1997) 2. Oslo Police Detective Nicholas Ramm (Bloody Angels, Norwegian film from 1998 w/subtitles) 3. Fargo Police Officer Marge Gunderson (Fargo 1996) 4. Bill Duke as the unnamed detective. (Menace to Society 1993) 5. New York Police Department Detective Jimmy “Popeye”

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