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VIDEO: Harvey’s Horrific Aftermath

VIDEO: Harvey’s Horrific Aftermath

We received this message from a Houston resident and longtime reader of American Police Beat: I thought APB readers would like an update on conditions in Houston. Things are weird and crazy. People are traumatized. FEMA is a nightmare as you can imagine.   Insurance checks are being stolen from people’s mailboxes.   We have to

VIDEO: The Elderly Drug Epidemic

Via CBS: With prescription drug abuse reaching epidemic proportions, police say there’s a new face of drug dealing; the elderly.   As CBS2’s Hazel Sanchez found out, senior pill pushers are increasingly getting caught selling their own stash.   “This girl came to me and said that, ‘I hear you got some pills,” Laura Viehdeffer

VIDEO: $6.7M in Damages

Via The Mercury News: A Santa Clara (CA) police sergeant kicked in the front door and at some point Burfine, whose last name was Harmon when the lawsuit was filed last year, fell to the the ground — the sides disagree on whether she was thrown — and her leg hit a stone pillar. Her

VIDEO: Keeping World Leaders Safe

Parts of New York City are gridlocked this week because of the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly. CBS News’ Kris Van Cleave brings viewers an inside look at the elite group of NYPD motorcycle officers guiding several world leaders to and from the U.N. Check out the clip, above.

VIDEO: You’re Not My Boss

Ed. note: What part of “illegal” don’t these people understand? And yes, we’re talking about the federal government. Via KGW.com: PORTLAND, Ore. – Following U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Portland speech decrying sanctuary cities, Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese tweeted his support of the county and city’s policies regarding illegal immigrants.   “Our community is

VIDEO: Ninja Arsonists Sought

Via The Associated Press: Police say two people dressed as ninjas broke into a New Jersey apartment building and set several fires.   Newark police officials say the unidentified man and woman broke in through a second-floor apartment. WNBC-TV reports that there is video showing the two exiting through a side entrance and running off

VIDEO: Never Their Fault

Via Raw Story: The first female Latina Republican in the New Jersey Assembly was captured by police-body cam footage going on a profanity-laced rant during a DWI arrest in April.   The body-cam footage GOP Assemblywoman Maria Rodriguez-Gregg was obtained by The Trentonian through a public records request and documents a combative exchange.   Police

Steve Bonano: 9/11 Hero

Steve Bonano, who rose up through the ranks of the NYPD to become a Deputy Chief, died after a two-year battle with a rare, lethal cancer that doctors say was a direct result of his work at Ground Zero. He was 53 years old. Steve was near and dear to many of us here at APB, and

VIDEO: Cop Keeps Cool

If you’re big and strong and know how to handle yourself, smacking the smirk off some wise-ass’s face is about as easy as tasks get. But when you’re a police officer in uniform, that’s just not an option. Check out this video of Deputy Scott Cottrell keeping cool, calm, and collected as a self-described “investigative

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