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Red-Light Cameras in New Orleans Now Catch Speeders

June 24, 2008
Red-light cameras began catching drivers speeding through four New Orleans intersections Monday, but many motorists seemed unfazed by the new technology. Some still don't know the cameras are in place.

Man Sentenced to 22 Years for L.A. Terror Plot

June 23, 2008
A man who planned attacks on military installations and synagogues in the Los Angeles area for an Islamic terrorist cell was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison today for conspiring to wage war against the United States.

Phoenix Anti-Graffiti Program Nets 15 Arrests

June 18, 2008
Phoenix police announced Tuesday that a new anti-graffiti program has netted 15 arrests in the past two months. Most of the suspects are gang-affiliated teens between the ages of 13 to 17, police said. The suspects were arrested in the Maryvale police precinct in connection with approximately $40,000 worth of damage, police said at a Tuesday press conference.

Officer in El Paso Toy Gun Case Placed on Leave

June 17, 2008
The El Paso Police Department on Monday identified an officer involved in the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old man, who allegedly displayed a weapon that was later found to be a toy gun, department officials said.

DuPont's Kevlar XP: Patented Technology Provides Ballistic and Trauma Protection

June 16, 2008
Kevlar XP typically provides a 15 percent reduction in backface deformation and at least a 10 percent lighter weight vest design against the most challenging National Institute of Justice (NIJ) level IIIA threat, a .44 Magnum bullet. Additionally, Kevlar XP provides excellent layer to layer abrasion resistance.

California Police Kill Man as He Brutally Beats Toddler to Death

June 16, 2008
A crazed man parked on a dark country road Saturday night, took a toddler from the car seat in his pickup and beat the boy to death until a Modesto, Calif., police officer, dropped on the scene by helicopter, shot the man dead, authorities said.

Pelican Aids Chinese Earthquake Relief Efforts with Flashlights and Protective Cases

June 12, 2008
Responding to the urgent need for dependable emergency equipment, Pelican Products Inc. has delivered hundreds of lighting tools and many of its protective cases to the Sichuan Police Department and China Red Cross personnel in the Sichuan Province.

Federal Grand Jury Indicts S.C. Trooper

June 11, 2008
A white South Carolina state trooper who was seen on a dashboard video hitting with his patrol vehicle a black suspect fleeing on foot in Greenwood County last year has been indicted on a federal charge of violating the suspect’s civil rights.

Surfer Finds Bundle of Marijuana on San Diego Beach

June 8, 2008
A surfer found more than 70 pounds of marijuana washed up on a San Diego-area beach early Wednesday morning, sheriff's deputies reported. The surfer called the Sheriff's Department shortly after 6:30 a.m. after he spotted the bundles of marijuana on the rocks on the beach south of Seagrove Park, bundled in packages weighing 1 kilogram each (2.2 pounds) and two burlap sacks.

Dallas Detectives Battle Metal Thieves

June 6, 2008
"This crime is a commodity, profit-driven crime, with the price of copper so high that people are willing to risk arrest to do the crime," said Dallas police Lt. Richard Dwyer, who commands the four-detective unit that investigates metal thefts.
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