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CA Bill Would Make Attacks on Officers Hate Crimes

December 6, 2016
Alarmed by a wave of shootings targeting police officers, state Assemblyman Jay Obernolte (R-Big Bear) has introduced a bill that would make an attack on law enforcement a hate crime in California, allowing stiffer penalties for those convicted.

Video: Muslim NYPD Officer Target of Off-Duty Hate Crime

December 5, 2016
Police say the officer was wearing her hijab during the altercation, and did not identify herself as an officer to the suspect. She was also not carrying a firearm.

Muslim NYPD Officer Target of Off-Duty Hate Crime

December 5, 2016
Police say the officer was wearing her hijab during the altercation, and did not identify herself as an officer to the suspect. She was also not carrying a firearm. More Here.

Video: Mother Says Alabama Teen Severely Beaten for Supporting Police

October 4, 2016
Allen says her 17-year-old son Brian Ogle is in critical condition, with a fractured skull and trauma to his brain.

Mother Says Alabama Teen Severely Beaten for Supporting Police

October 3, 2016
Allen says her 17-year-old son Brian Ogle is in critical condition, with a fractured skull and trauma to his brain. More Here.

Texas Governor Announces Police Protection Act

July 19, 2016
The proposal is punctuated by making it a hate crime for anyone to commit a crime against a law enforcement officer out of bias against the police. The governor will request that the Texas legislature pass the Police Protection Act in the 2017 legislative session.

FOP Wants Justice Department to Investigate Dallas Sniper Attack as Hate Crime

July 8, 2016
The nation’s largest police union is calling on the Justice Department to investigate the fatal shooting of five police officers in Dallas Thursday night as a hate crime — and is criticizing President Obama for his response to the shootings so far.

Louisiana to Pass 'Blue Lives Matter' Bill

May 23, 2016
Louisiana is set to approve a bill that would expand the state's hate-crimes statute to add the targeting of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical services personnel.

Louisiana Legislature Considers Hate Crime Protections for Police, Firefighters

April 25, 2016
Louisiana would be among the first states to make it a hate crime to target police officers and firefighters, if legislation that is being pushed at the State Capitol this session is successful.

Congressman Sponsors Bill to Make Attacks on Officers a Federal Hate Crime

March 22, 2016
“There are more officers being targeted because of the fact that they’re police officers,” said Buck, a Republican representing Colorado. More Here.

Video: Congressman Sponsors Bill to Make Attacks on Officers a Federal Hate Crime

March 22, 2016
“There are more officers being targeted because of the fact that they’re police officers,” said Buck, a Republican representing Colorado.

Video: Minnesota Town Calls for Attacks on Police to be Considered Hate Crimes

October 8, 2015
The city of Red Wing is the first in Minnesota and the second in the nation to pass a resolution that calls for anyone who hurts a police officer to be charged with a hate crime.

Minnesota Town Calls for Attacks on Police to be Considered Hate Crimes

October 8, 2015
Red Wing, MN's resolution calls for anyone who hurts a police officer to be charged with a hate crime. The hope is cities across the country will adopt this stance. More Here.

How Small Town Officers Captured the Most Wanted Man in America

June 22, 2015
Roof’s getaway and the ensuing manhunt ended in an unexpectedly mundane fashion and in an unlikely place: a traffic stop in Shelby, a small town between Charlotte and Asheville in the rolling foothills of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains.

North Carolina Florist Helped Catch Charleston Church Killer

June 19, 2015
Later in the morning, Debbie Dills was on her way to work at a florist shop in Kings Mountain, North Carolina – about 250 miles north of Charleston -- when a car caught her eye. More Here.

Video: North Carolina Florist Helped Catch Charleston Church Killer

June 19, 2015
Later in the morning, Debbie Dills was on her way to work at a florist shop in Kings Mountain, North Carolina – about 250 miles north of Charleston -- when a car caught her eye.

Suspect Who Killed 9 in Charleston Church in Custody

June 18, 2015
A white man, reportedly in his early 20s, entered the Emanuel African Methodist Church, stayed for nearly an hour during a prayer meeting and then opened fire. Nine people were killed in the historic black church on Calhoun Street in downtown Charleston.

FOP President Wants to Expand Hate Crimes Law to Protect Police

January 6, 2015
Chuck Canterbury, National President of the Fraternal Order of Police, has called on Congress to expand the Federal hate crime laws to protect law enforcement officers and punish those who target them.

3 Dead in Jewish Community Center Attack in Kansas

April 14, 2014
Law enforcement sources say a grandfather and grandson were shot dead in the parking lot of a Jewish community center and a third female victim is dead at a nearby Jewish care home.

The Real Danger of the Trayvon Martin Case

July 26, 2013
We have seen this type of tragedy before and will doubtlessly see it again. It gave rise to the whole Tawana Brawley outrage; it led to the outrageous persecutions and prosecutions of Duke Lacrosse players Reade Seligmann, Collin Finnerty, and David Evans.
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