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Ky. Officers Save Kidnapped Man at T-Stop

December 3, 2012

Louisville (Ky.) Police officers helped rescue a kidnapped man from the trunk of a stolen vehicle during a traffic stop. Read the full story here.

Feds Charge NYPD Cop with Cannibal Conspiracy

October 25, 2012
A New York Police Department officer planned to kidnap, rape and cannibalize several women and discussed ways to torture his victims in several online chats, the FBI charged Thursday.

Kidnap Victim Says Officers 'Saved My Life'

August 7, 2012
A gas station attendant says two Louisville police officers saved his life when they pulled him bound and gagged from the trunk of his car Saturday morning—hours after he was kidnapped from the store by three people.

S.C. Sheriff Candidate Charged with Planning Kidnapping of Judge

May 31, 2012
The race for sheriff in Oconee County took a bizarre turn Wednesday with the arrest of Republican candidate James Bartee for trying to hire someone to kidnap a retired S.C. circuit judge. Bartee is one of four candidates competing June 12 to be the Republican nominee in November for Oconee County sheriff.

Look Closer

March 20, 2012
It is the prejudice of some cops to just accept things as they appear to be. A robbery is a robbery; a burglary, a burg. But sometimes it pays to remember the slogan from "American Beauty"—"Look closer."

Mexican Drug Cartels Using Facebook

July 12, 2011
There's the drug war on the streets and then there's the war online. YouTube videos, social networking sites, there's even a blog, Del Narco, which offers an anonymous, self-described uncensored view of drug cartel activities.

Phoenix Chief Reassigned Amid Mislabeled Kidnapping Reports

March 3, 2011
Public Safety Manager Jack Harris' salary and title will remain the same. However, he will not be stationed at police headquarters. He will remain focused on emergency management, criminal justice coordination, infrastructure and service security, and public transit security.

N.C. Deputy Saves Kidnap Victim Locked in Car Trunk

February 2, 2011
Lt. Tommy Butler of the Scotland County (N.C.) Sheriff's Department was unaware that the driver of the Hyundai, Brandon McMillan, and his pregnant girlfriend Angela Crystal Hartley, had kidnapped a customer at a convenience store in Laurinburg. But he had a gut feeling.

Mexico Town's Last Officer Kidnapped by Drug Gang

December 28, 2010
Officer Erika Gandara was the only police officer in the town of Guadalupe in northern Mexico. She was kidnapped by gunmen on Monday.

'Dead' Man Arrested In Arizona Kidnapping

November 14, 2010
The 53-year-old drifter became a suspect after hunters in central Louisiana found Lexis Roberts' skeletal remains on Oct. 8, a month and three days after she was last seen with her mother, Suellen Roberts, and Thomas Sanders in Arizona.

Home Invasions: Side Effects of the Drug War

November 3, 2010

Drug-related home invasions are especially prevalent in the Sunbelt. Southern Arizona, Texas, and Atlanta serve as distribution points for traffickers delivering narcotic loads from Mexican drug trafficking organizations to distribution points where dealers and street gangs wait for their arrival.

Kidnap Victim's Family Receives $20 Million Payout from California

July 2, 2010
The family of Jaycee Lee Dugard, who was kidnapped by a paroled rapist and subsequently gave birth to his two daughters, will receive a $20-million settlement from California under an agreement approved by lawmakers Thursday.

Phoenix K-9 Officer Honored For Rescuing Abducted Girl on Christmas

December 29, 2009
The decisive action of Phoenix K-9 officer Mike Burns resulted in the return of a 5-year-old girl, who was abducted by a parolee on Christmas Day, AZCentral.com reports.

Garrido Search Turns Up Human Bone Fragment

September 1, 2009
Searchers picking through a pair of properties outside Antioch connected to alleged kidnapper and rapist Phillip Craig Garrido reported Monday that they had found a bone fragment, but it is not clear whether it is human, authorities said.

UC Berkeley Officers' Alert Action Uncovers 18-Year Kidnap Victim

August 31, 2009
The timeline of the steps the two officers took came into sharper focus following Garrido's arrest, as university leaders, law enforcement officials and the media credited Lisa Campbell, the manager of special events, and Ally Jacobs, a campus police officer, with closing the 18-year-old case.

L.A. Police Rescue Hostage in Riverside County

August 4, 2009
Los Angeles police on Monday rescued a hostage who had been shot in the stomach and held in a Riverside County home in a suspected kidnapping-for-ransom, authorities said.

Immigration Authorities Sorting Out Houston Freeway Kidnap Drama

April 16, 2009
An alleged abduction in southwest Houston earlier this week appears to be part of human smuggling operation that was thwarted when the victim jumped from his kidnappers' car on a freeway near downtown.

Officers Rescue California Kidnap Victim, 75, After Two-Day Ordeal

December 12, 2008

A 75-year-old woman was freed from a harrowing ordeal Wednesday morning after being kidnapped from her La Mesa home and found gagged with tape and tied up in the back of her station wagon, according to sheriff's detectives.

The Murder of Sara Tokars

April 1, 2007

The homeowner and a friend went to where the boys pointed to a van across the field and made a horrifying discovery. When they opened the door, the body of a young woman, her head almost completely blown apart, fell out.

Snatched! Rescuing Stolen Kids

October 1, 2002

To anyone casually tuning into American TV or perusing a major U.S. newspaper, it looked like the country had been beset by an epidemic of kidnapped children.

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