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NFL Star: I'm '200% Innocent' In Confrontation with Cop

July 13, 2012
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told reporters at court that he is "200% innocent" of a misdemeanor resisting arrest charge stemming from a confrontation with Houston Police officers.

3 Cops Arrest Resisting NFL Star

July 9, 2012
Three off-duty Houston Police officers arrested Minnesota Vikings' running back Adrian Peterson at a nightclub Saturday after the NFL star scuffled with them.

Steelers' QB Gives Nine K-9 Grants To Penn. Police

February 22, 2012
Pittsburgh Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger has awarded nine grants totaling $52,400 to police and fire departments in the Pittsburgh, Penn., area where the team plays its home games.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to Kansas City PD

November 23, 2011
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has awarded a grant to the Kansas City (Mo.) Police Department for a dual-purpose police dog that will be put to work on the during the 2012 MLB All-Star Game and at presidential-candidate events.

Steelers' QB Gives K-9 Grant to Ohio Police

November 11, 2011
Pittsburgh Steelers' quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, an Ohio native, has awarded a grant to the Norwood (Ohio) Police Department to fund training and safety equipment for the K-9 unit.

Even Pros Practice

July 26, 2011
Just like some golfers, we often talk about all of the cool ways to avoid practice, hoping the latest fad in some magazine will make us the pro we want to be without putting in the work.

Dodgers Choose Former LAPD Capt. As Security Chief

April 27, 2011
The Los Angeles Dodgers have chosen former LAPD Capt. Rich Wemmer as security chief. Wemmer was a commanding officer for the Rampart and Northeast patrol divisions and training divisions, as well as the Van Nuys, West Los Angeles and Wilshire-area stations.

Former NBA Star Iverson Tells Officer, "Do You Know Who I Am?"

April 8, 2011
A suburban Atlanta police officer heard an earful from Allen Iverson, when he pulled over the former NBA star's gray 2007 Lamborghini Murcielago around 6 p.m. on March 30.

Dodgers Hire Bratton To Review Security Proceedures

April 8, 2011
William Bratton, the Los Angeles Police chief from 2002 to 2009, is the chairman of Kroll, an international security firm that will produce a report assessing security issues at Dodger Stadium.

Shaquille O'Neal Sworn In As Mass. Reserve Deputy

March 24, 2011
Boston Celtics center Shaquille O'Neal was sworn as a reserve deputy into the Worcester County Reserve Deputy Sheriff's Association on Thursday.

SWAT Officers Provide Security for Mike Vick's Super Bowl Party

February 4, 2011
The owner of the venue — the party is scheduled for the Deux Lounge in Dallas — told TMZ he hired the tactical officers to begin providing security at 9 p.m. tonight.

NFL Player Tasered, After Grabbing Officer's Crotch

February 1, 2011
After pulling him over, the officer asked Everson Griffen for his license, which turned out not to be valid. He reportedly then told them "he did not want to go back to jail" and sprinted away from the officers, who caught up with him. Griffen was Tasered after he allegedly grabbed the officer in the groin area.

NFL Star's Tweet: Officer Let Me Off for Autograph

November 10, 2010
A Baltimore County Police Officer has dodged disciplinary action, after Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice tweeted that he got out of a traffic ticket in exchange for an autograph.

Officer Brushes With Greatness

October 22, 2010

We asked you to send us a photo of you in uniform with a recognizeable person for a "brush with greatness" photo gallery. After receiving all your submissions, we've assembled them into this gallery, so enjoy paging through to see the familiar faces posing with law officers whose work has led them into contact with actors, politicians and other celebrities. Thanks for all your submissions!

Former Nashville Officer Wants Steve McNair Case Reopened

June 9, 2010
Police ruled that the former McNair was shot dead in his sleep by his 20-year-old girlfriend, Sahel Kazemi, who then turned the gun on herself. The former officer contacted Kazemi's sisters and told them he didn't believe Sahel was the shooter.

Pennsylvania Police Remove Trooper As Roethlisberger Assistant

April 21, 2010
Pennsylvania State Trooper Ed Joyner can no longer work as an assistant to Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger because his conduct "demeaned the image of the department," according to a statement from the agency.

Cop In Roethlisberger Case Resigns

April 16, 2010
The Georgia police officer who took the initial report from the woman who accused Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of sexual assault has resigned.

Super Surveillance

February 1, 2010

In preparation for Super Bowl XLIV, the Miami-Dade Police Department coordinated with the FBI, Sony Electronics, a local security integrator and other emergency managers to install video surveillance that provides full coverage, smooth video handling and crowd control.

Shaq O'Neal Could be Deputized In Ohio

October 30, 2009
O'Neal could be deputized by Cuyahoga County Sheriff Bob Reid, who has said he will make O'Neal a special deputy, when given the go-ahead by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy.

Birmingham Chief Says Officers Made Proper Decision Not To Arrest Tigers' Cabrera

October 7, 2009
Birmingham police officers who released drunken Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera, following a domestic violence call, followed department policy by not arresting the ballplayer, according to Chief Richard Patterson, the Detroit Free Press reports.
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