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FBI to cops: keep quiet

If you work in law enforcement, odds are that you know all about the use of devices by police to capture data from cell phones using what have become known as “fake cell phone towers.” The public doesn’t know much about it beyond what they read in the newspaper and there’s a reason for that.

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“Police! We have your pizza!”

When it comes to law enforcement and social media there are basically two kinds of stories. The first and more frequent type usually runs with a headline like “Police officer fired because he thought there was a privacy setting on Facebook.” But the second type is the kind of thing that guarantees smiles, back patting

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10 Most dangerous states

American Police Beat recently got the FBI’s violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people and ranked the most violent states based on those numbers. The dangerous state rankings are based on serious crimes like murder, rape aggravated assault and robbery. The numbers are from 2012 which are the most recent available.

shush

FBI to cops: keep quiet

If you work in law enforcement, odds are that you know all about the use of devices by police to capture data from cell phones using what have become known as “fake cell phone towers.” The public doesn’t know much about it beyond what they read in the newspaper and there’s a reason for that.

A swarm of angry yellow jackets definitely qualifies as a deadly threat.

Cop nearly killed by swarm

In Brookhaven, Georgia, a police officer is lucky to be alive after getting stung 100 times by a swarm of yellow jackets. DeKalb County police say the incident started when a suspect struck one of their squad cars on Interstate 85. The suspect fled into a wooded area and the Brookhaven officer and his K-9

On the job

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FBI to cops: keep quiet

If you work in law enforcement, odds are that you know all about the use of devices by police to capture data from cell phones using what have become known as “fake cell phone towers.” The public doesn’t know much about it beyond what they read in the newspaper and there’s a reason for that.

Struggles

A swarm of angry yellow jackets definitely qualifies as a deadly threat.

Cop nearly killed by swarm

In Brookhaven, Georgia, a police officer is lucky to be alive after getting stung 100 times by a swarm of yellow jackets. DeKalb County police say the incident started when a suspect struck one of their squad cars on Interstate 85. The suspect fled into a wooded area and the Brookhaven officer and his K-9

Living

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10 Most dangerous states

American Police Beat recently got the FBI’s violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people and ranked the most violent states based on those numbers. The dangerous state rankings are based on serious crimes like murder, rape aggravated assault and robbery. The numbers are from 2012 which are the most recent available.

Above & Beyond

Portland Police        ✔ @PortlandPolice
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Pizza delivery delayed by a crash so Officers Filbert & Curtiss helped get food to the customer. #YourCityYourPolice

“Police! We have your pizza!”

When it comes to law enforcement and social media there are basically two kinds of stories. The first and more frequent type usually runs with a headline like “Police officer fired because he thought there was a privacy setting on Facebook.” But the second type is the kind of thing that guarantees smiles, back patting

Believe it or not

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Nice try slick

“Look Mom, all I have to do is cry a little in court and they’ll probably just let me go.”  

APB Top 10

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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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