Biden Authorizes Capitol Police to Call on National Guard ‘Unilaterally’ in Emergencies

“This legislation will help ensure the Capitol Police Chief has the authority needed to call for reinforcements at the Capitol swiftly during emergencies,” said Sen. Amy Klobuchar The Capitol Police gained new powers when Biden on Wednesday signed into law a bill authorizing the police chief to “unilaterally” request emergency backup from the National Guard and federal law enforcement,Continue reading “Biden Authorizes Capitol Police to Call on National Guard ‘Unilaterally’ in Emergencies”

Glenn Foster family attorney: ex-Saints player strangled in Alabama cops’ custody, autopsy suggests

The initial findings of an independent autopsy performed on former New Orleans Saints defensive end Glenn Foster Jr. suggest he was strangled when he died in the custody of Alabama authorities earlier this month. “Glenn Foster’s death, while in the Pickens County sheriff’s custody and care, was not from natural causes, as the independent autopsy suggests there wasContinue reading “Glenn Foster family attorney: ex-Saints player strangled in Alabama cops’ custody, autopsy suggests”

Idaho: Sheriff charged with felony aggravated assault after allegedly threatening youth group with gun

A local sheriff faces serious felony charges for allegedly threatening a youth group with a gun in November. The Idaho Attorney General’s Office charged Bingham County Sheriff Craig Rowland on Tuesday with felony aggravated battery, felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor exhibition of a gun. Referring to the incident on Nov. 9, Rowland told Blackfoot PoliceContinue reading “Idaho: Sheriff charged with felony aggravated assault after allegedly threatening youth group with gun”

Tim Steller’s opinion: Violent incident tests whether Tucson Police Department can police itself

When a man threw her daughter down in a Tucson parking lot, Michelle Aloisi couldn’t help but act. It was Nov. 14, a nice Sunday at noon outside the Culinary Dropout restaurant. Aloisi, who is 62 and a registered nurse, had finished enjoying a brunch with her two adult daughters. Shocked by the sudden turnContinue reading “Tim Steller’s opinion: Violent incident tests whether Tucson Police Department can police itself”

Deadly blast in Ugandan capital ‘seems to be a terrorist act’ – president

A deadly blast in Kampala late on Saturday appeared to be an act of terrorism, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said on Sunday. He said the explosion in the capital killed one person, although the Uganda Police chief political commissar Asan Kasingye said late on Saturday that two people were killed. At least seven people wereContinue reading “Deadly blast in Ugandan capital ‘seems to be a terrorist act’ – president”

Former Alabama cop sentenced to 25 years for murder of suicidal man who called for help

A former Alabama police officer convicted of murdering a man who called 911 threatening suicide in 2018 has been sentenced to 25 years in prison. William Benjamin “Ben” Darby, 28, of Huntsville, was sentenced Friday for the murder of 49-year-old Jeffrey Louis Parker. A jury convicted Darby in May. Tim Gann, the chief deputy district attorney ofContinue reading “Former Alabama cop sentenced to 25 years for murder of suicidal man who called for help”

A Colorado cop was supposed to be barred from law enforcement. Instead, he became interim police chief.

DA who prosecuted Jon Geiger says “loophole” that allowed officer’s reinstatement should be closed legislatively Jon Geiger’s criminal conviction in an excessive force case was supposed to prevent him from ever again working as a police officer in Colorado. When the former Georgetown officer pleaded guilty to misdemeanor harassment in 2018 — a conviction thatContinue reading “A Colorado cop was supposed to be barred from law enforcement. Instead, he became interim police chief.”

White Alabama City Councilman Refers to Fellow Council Member as a ‘House N****r’

An Alabama city councilman referred to a fellow city council member as a “house n—-r” at a meeting on Monday evening. Tarrant, Alabama city councilman Tommy Bryant loudly asked, “Do we have a house n—-r in here? Do we? Do we? Will she please stand up.” Bryant made the remark in apparent reference to fellowContinue reading “White Alabama City Councilman Refers to Fellow Council Member as a ‘House N****r’”

Exposing Dirty Cops to the FBI | BETRAYING THE BADGE – VICE

A young, idealistic rookie for the West New York, NJ Police Department discovers a pattern of pervasive criminal behavior within his PD and decides to go undercover for the FBI.

Ohio: Sheffield Lake police chief resigns after putting Ku Klux Klan sign on Black officer’s desk

Police Chief Anthony Campo resigned Tuesday following an incident in which he left a “Ku Klux Klan” sign on a Black officer’s desk, Sheffield Lake Mayor Dennis Bring said. The incident in question, which happened Friday, was captured on surveillance video inside the department’s booking area. Campo, who has been with the department for 33Continue reading “Ohio: Sheffield Lake police chief resigns after putting Ku Klux Klan sign on Black officer’s desk”

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