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Feds Sue Alabama Over Tough Immigration Law

August 2, 2011
The Department of Justice filed a legal challenge against Alabama's tough immigration law, as the Obama Administration's latest salvo against states who attempt immigration reform.

U.S. Targets Four International Criminal Organizations

July 26, 2011
The Obama administration announced new sanctions against four international criminal organizations on Monday in an attempt to cripple their reach into the United States.

Secret Service Investigates Obama Assassination Hoax

July 5, 2011
The U.S. Secret Service has launched an investigation into the hacking of the Fox News Twitter account and six tweets posted early Monday claiming President Obama had been assassinated.

Interoperability: 10 Years Too Long

July 1, 2011
Regardless of the finer details, the fact remains that Americans and public safety agencies have waited far too long for an interoperable public safety broadband network. Now — not next year or the one after — is the time for Congress to lay aside differences and stand behind the more than 2 million first responders who serve this country.

Obama Signs Patriot Act Renewal

May 27, 2011
The law signed late Thursday was initially passed after the 9/11 attacks and authorizes law enforcement authorities to get court approval to obtain "roving wiretaps" on suspected foreign agents with multiple modes of communications, track non-American "lone wolves" suspected of terrorism, and obtain certain business records and even library records.

Obama Skips Police Week, Hosts Controversial Rapper

May 15, 2011
Obama did not attend the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's candlelight vigil Friday evening. He also skipped the Peace Officer's Memorial Service on Sunday on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. President George W. Bush attended the Peace Officer's Memorial every year except one.

Dear Mr. President

April 11, 2011

Whether they carry the title of agent, officer, or marshal, your federal officers are being sent into the teeth of a war without weapons and with rules of engagement written by fools. Worse, one of your agencies tasked with the job of keeping guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals has actually been supplying those criminals with weapons.

Obama Friend Arrested In Hawaii Sex Sting

April 10, 2011
Robert "Bobby" Titcomb, 49, was one of four men arrested in an undercover sting operation late Monday and later released on $500 bail, confirms the Honolulu Police Department.

NRA Declines Gun-Policy Meeting with Obama

March 15, 2011
The National Rifle Association's chief executive has responded to President Obama's invitation to discuss gun policy with a, "No thank you," saying the president should focus the debate on dangerous criminals rather than guns.

Federal Officers Slam Obama for Statements on Mexico Dangers

March 7, 2011
After his meeting with Mexico President Calderon on Thursday, President Obama stated, "There are laws in place in Mexico that say our agents should not be armed," and "We do not carry out law enforcement activities inside of Mexico." President Obama also stated that the role of ICE Agents was an "advisory" one.

Texas Congressman Calls Attack on ICE Agents a 'Game Changer'

February 18, 2011
McCaul went on to say, "The United States will not tolerate acts of violence against its citizens or law enforcement, and I believe we must respond forcefully. This should be a long overdue wake-up call for the Obama administration that there is a war on our nation's doorstep."

Florida Deputy Suspended For Leaving "Obama Prayer" On Co-Worker's Desk

January 4, 2011
The highlighted scripture was Psalm 109, which reads in part, "Let his days be few, and let another take his office."

Feds Consider Allowing Cell Phone Jamming In Prisons

January 4, 2011
Even though the number of cellphones confiscated in prisons has jumped since 2007, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has resisted allowing correctional facilities to use wireless jamming technology to block cellphone signals.

Obama Signs 9/11 Health Bill

January 3, 2011
Obama took time out of his Hawaiian vacation on Sunday to sign the law that provides $4.3 billion in health benefits to the first responders, including NYPD officers, of the 9/11 attacks.

White House Keeps Pushing for DREAM Act for Illegal Immigrants

November 30, 2010
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that Congress can't afford to wait to pass the DREAM Act, a proposal from President Obama that would provide a path to citizenship for undocumented aliens who serve in the U.S. military or attend college.

LE Groups Oppose California's Marijuana Legalization Measure

October 24, 2010
California's marijuana legalization proposition is facing increasing opposition from the Obama administration, including a visit to the state by the drug czar to urge voters to oppose it.

Obama Administration Denies NYPD Federal Funds to Hire More Cops

October 1, 2010
The NYPD will get no green from Washington to put more men in blue on our streets. For the second year in a row, the Obama administration has denied the nation's largest police force federal funds to hire more cops.

Former Soldier Holds 3 Hostage At Georgia Hospital

September 7, 2010
The suspect entered the hospital heavily armed and held three people hostage including a medic, behavior health nurse and technician.

Obama Signs Border Security Bill That Adds 1,500 Agents

August 14, 2010
President Obama signed a $600 million bill on Friday that would pay for the addition of 1,500 new Border Patrol agents, increase unmanned drone patrols and add border stations along the U.S.-Mexico border.

You Are In Eric Holder's Crosshairs

July 22, 2010
Our A.G. is seemingly convinced that cops are if not inherently racist, then at least subject to serious lapses in judgment when it comes to race.
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