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Police impersonators: How do we take back the uniform? - 09/18/2011
Police impersonators: How do we take back the uniform?

In addressing the growing problem of criminals impersonating law enforcement, the starting point must be to review the availability of anyone purchasing law enforcement items.... Full story

Charges dropped against 1 in stop sign prank death - 09/13/2011
Charges dropped against 1 in stop sign prank death

A judge has dismissed charges against an Ohio teenager blamed for a fatal traffic crash caused by a stop sign concealed with petroleum jelly and plastic wrap.... Full story

Miami police chief fired for disobeying orders - 09/12/2011
Miami police chief fired for disobeying orders

The city commission voted 3-2 to oust Miguel Exposito, who had been with the department since 1974 and chief since November 2009. A majority agreed that Exposito ignored direct orders from the city manager ... Full story

10 years after 9/11 - 09/08/2011
10 years after 9/11

It's been 10 years since the terror attacks in New York, Washington, D.C., and aboard Flight 93, but we still feel their impact. Nearly 3,000 lives ended on September 11, 2001, and PoliceOne would like ... Full story

Uniformed NM cop taped having sex won't be charged - 09/02/2011
Uniformed NM cop taped having sex won't be charged

An internal investigation found that a uniformed New Mexico cop photographed having sex with a woman did not commit a crime. The officer will not be cited for lewd behavior.... Full story

Calif. officer shot in the face released from hospital - 08/31/2011
Calif. officer shot in the face released from hospital

Officer Jarred Slocum, the victim of a gunshot wound to the face during a shootout, is home from the hospital and expected to continue his recovery with his family... Full story

Informant's tip led authorities to accused cop shooter - 08/25/2011
Informant's tip led authorities to accused cop shooter

Information from a confidential informant led authorities to the arrest of an accused cop shooter in a hotel room. Michael Hughey had been on the run since shooting and wounding DeKalb Police Officer Deron ... Full story

More states tackle synthetic pot, 'bath salts' - 08/22/2011
More states tackle synthetic pot, 'bath salts'

The possession and sale of so-called "fake" drugs like synthetic marijuana, bath salts and salvia is now illegal in Pennsylvania, and several other states are developing similar laws. "The burden the use ... Full story

Video reveals slain San Diego cop's touching final act - 08/18/2011
Video reveals slain San Diego cop's touching final act

Jeremy Henwood, a four-year veteran of the department, died a day after being shot while sitting alone in his patrol car at a San Diego intersection.... Full story

BART blocks cellphones to hinder protest - 08/16/2011
BART blocks cellphones to hinder protest

Transit officials blocked cellphone reception in San Francisco train stations for three hours to disrupt planned demonstrations over a police shooting, and later, Hacker group 'Anonymous' retaliated.... Full story


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