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Video: NYPD Officer Wins Impromptu Pull-up Contest Against Neighborhood Teen

August 20, 2015
Conversations between NYPD Officer Stroman and the Brooklyn youths on his beat often touch on fitness. "This one young man asked me questions about my workouts, so I gave him a few pointers on technique," says Stroman. Before long came the challenge: a pull-up contest with an extra "bodyweight hold" at the end. Officer Stroman was more than happy to oblige.

Video: New York Ex-Con Shot Firefighter, Set Home on Fire as Marshals Came to Arrest Him

August 14, 2015
A barrage of gunfire erupted around noon at the residence where suspect Garland Tyree had set an early morning fire — and then twice shot a New York Fire Department lieutenant after a failed arrest attempt.

New York Ex-Con Shot Firefighter, Set Home on Fire as Federal Marshals Came to Arrest Him

August 14, 2015

An ex-con linked to the Bloods gang, hours after promising a fight to the death, died in a hail of police bullets to end a six-hour Friday standoff at his Staten Island, N.Y., home, sources said. More Here.

Video: Wisconsin Department's Facebook Post Goes Viral

August 14, 2015
What started as a Facebook post has turned into an outpouring of support for the Holmen (Wis.) Police Department.

Wisconsin Department's Facebook Post Goes Viral

August 14, 2015

What started as a Facebook post in response to a negative comment has turned into an outpouring of support for the Holmen (Wis.) Police Department. More Here.

Virginia Firefighter Placed on Leave After Anti-Cop Facebook Comments

August 7, 2015
A Fairfax County, Va., firefighter has been placed on paid administrative leave as the department investigates a comment that appeared on his Facebook account about wanting to put police officers in “body bags” after recent police shootings.

Facebook Loses Appeal on New York Search Warrants

July 22, 2015
A New York state appeals court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook had no legal standing to challenge search warrants on behalf of its customers.

FB Post Promotes Killing Police, FBI and ATF Investigating

June 12, 2015
Daytona Beach, Fla., police, the FBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are conducting a joint investigation into a Facebook post that calls on people to kill law enforcement officers.

Washington State Man Faces Sentencing for Facebook Threats Against Darren Wilson

March 19, 2015
A Washington state man faces sentencing for posting threats on Facebook against a former Ferguson, Missouri, police officer who fatally shot a young black man — a case that is part of a broader legal debate over when social media rants go beyond hyperbole and become criminal acts.

Man to be Charged for "Wings on Pigs" Facebook Comment

December 23, 2014
A Chicopee, Mass., man who officials say made a threatening comment towards police on a social media page will be charged.

LAPD's Most Wanted Fugitive Found Through Facebook

November 17, 2014
For 11 years, Eduardo Rodriguez was one of Los Angeles' most wanted fugitives, an alleged Toonerville street gang member accused of killing four people. His trail led from the streets of Atwater Village to Mexico, where police believed he fled years ago.

Utah Man Fired for Nasty Anti-Police Facebook Post

November 6, 2014

A restaurant in Santaquin, Utah, has fired one of its cooks for posting a particularly nasty comment about law enforcement officers on his personal Facebook page. More Here.

Video: Utah Man Fired for Nasty Anti-Police Facebook Post

November 6, 2014
A restaurant in Santaquin, Utah, has fired one of its cooks for posting a particularly nasty comment about law enforcement officers on his personal Facebook page.

Illinois Officer Fired Over Ferguson Facebook Comments

September 30, 2014
The Elgin (Ill.) Police Department has fired an officer for making disparaging remarks on Facebook, including a comment about the Ferguson, Mo., teen shot dead by police, officials said.

Posts for Public Consumption?

September 9, 2014

If you shot somebody tomorrow, how would the post you put online today read in the mind of Miss Mary Poppins sitting at her breakfast table?

Police Cell Phones and Social Media

March 20, 2014

Unbelievable as it may sound, this was probably the first recorded tactical law enforcement call-out conducted over Facebook. Even though I rarely use Facebook, I knew my officers did and better yet they monitored it. The call-out was successful and the suspect was apprehended.

Ariz. Officer Asked Not to Wear Uniform at School

October 3, 2013
A police officer who dropped off his daughter at her Phoenix elementary school was asked by the school's principal not to wear his uniform to the school because other parents were concerned that he was carrying a gun, MyFoxPhoenix.com reported.

Barricaded Man Updated Facebook After Shooting Texas Officer

September 10, 2013
The suspect who allegedly shot a San Antonio Police officer through a motel door surrendered to police after a nine-hour standoff during which he posted Facebook updates.

Hospital Employee's Facebook Attack on LE Follows Duty Death

September 5, 2013
An employee of a Maryland medical center where a Baltimore County Police officer died following a shooting is now under investigation for attacking law enforcement on her Facebook page.

Facebook Page Rallies for Sgt. Who Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

July 22, 2013
More than 40,000 Facebook users have liked a page set up to support the Massachusetts trooper facing a disciplinary hearing for releasing stark images of the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.
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