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NYPD Hangs Up On Old Phones

NYPD Hangs Up On Old Phones

Via The Verge: As new smartphone models hit the market this approaching autumn, it’s not only everyday consumers who are thinking of switching phones. The New York City Police Department says it will give up its 36,000 Windows phones and transition to iPhones starting this fall.   The switch is prompted in part by news

VIDEO: Cops to the Rescue!

WATCH LIVE: Incredible helicopter rescues underway right now, plucking victims from flood waters https://t.co/y6m66VCQjN #HoustonFlood pic.twitter.com/y6kHl0b29m — ABC13 Houston (@abc13houston) August 28, 2017 Via the Huffington Post: Helicopter rescues took place throughout Houston over the weekend after Hurricane Harvey dumped enough rain to cause catastrophic flooding.   One such rescue was caught on video by

VIDEO: Talk About Professionalism

People outside of law enforcement know that cops have a dangerous and difficult job but they don’t know what kind of abuse cops have to take from some of the folks they come into contact with. Most people wouldn’t be able to keep a cool head while some crazy and apparently drugged-out woman gets more

Cop Killer Arrested

Via the Orlando Sentinel: Hours before he was arrested in the shooting deaths of two Kissimmee police officers Friday night, Everett Glenn Miller posted photos online of a home and the tall grass surrounding it.   “I Found My Castle,” he wrote just before 6 p.m. “All guards have desserted. [sic] I have to reinforce

VIDEO: Cams Capture Incident

Via the Los Angeles Times: Sacramento police on Thursday released body-camera images from a controversial encounter last month in which an officer grabbed the arm of a pregnant woman who moments later fell to the ground.   The department released a statement saying officials decided to post the dramatic and, at times, profane video, which

Sheriff Slammed On Twitter

Via KRQE.com: ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Bernalillo County Sheriff told KRQE News 13 on Wednesday that he has launched an internal investigation to find out who used the department’s official Twitter account to accuse him of giving his friends special treatment.   “We believe it’s a serious infraction,” said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales. “I think

Push to Oust Chief Intensifying

The latest no confidence vote is coming out of Louisville, Kentucky. The Louisville City Council last month voted 13-9 to approve a resolution which “urges Mayor Greg Fisher to ask for Police Chief Steve Conrad’s resignation and open the selection process for a new Chief. The resolution is a non-binding measure that requires no formal

White Supremacists Attack

Via The Huffington Post:   CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ― Thousands of white supremacists and armed militia groups faced off with counter-protesters during a violent and chaotic rally that raged for hours in this Virginia city on Saturday, resulting in the deaths of at least three people.   Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), who declared a state

Cop-Friendly Court

Via KRCGTV.com: JEFFERSON CITY —  In a free speech ruling that contradicts six other federal circuit courts, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court ruling that says Americans do not have a first amendment right to videotape the police, or any public official, in public.   The court of appeals filed

Cop-Assault Suspect Nabbed

Via the New York Daily News: Cops arrested the shirtless perv accused of molesting an off-duty cop on a Queens train.   Police charged 27-year-old Kamruzzaman with rubbing his genitals on the officer’s arm while they were riding a Manhattan-bound 7 train around 10:20 a.m. Friday, cops said.   The officer confronted Kamruzzaman, who ran