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Dallas Chief Bolsters Detective Ranks to Combat Robberies

November 11, 2013
Through the end of October, robberies were up about 5 percent from 2012, according to department statistics. Business robberies were up more than 20 percent.

Real Cops Bust Alleged Fake Cops

October 29, 2013
Two men in St. Paul, Minn., are accused of posing as police officers after two real officers on patrol stopped and arrested them.

NYPD's iTheft Division

August 5, 2013
When iPhones, iPads or other Apple devices are stolen, detectives with the new unit collect tracking numbers of smartphones and partner with Apple to locate the stolen devices.

Off-Duty Houston SRO Beat Up Defending Homeless Man

January 11, 2012
A Houston Independent School District police officer was injured Tuesday while attempting to help a homeless man during a robbery at a gas station.

Robbery Victim Shot By Charlotte Cop

September 12, 2011
A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officer shot a robbery victim early Sunday during a scuffle involving an officer and suspect at a strip mall.

Off-Duty Ga. Officer Robbed, Shot at Home

June 14, 2011
Officer Landers Burton, 32, was shot in the buttocks during an armed robbery at his Stone Mountain apartment complex early Monday. A 21-year-old suspect who had earlier been a person of interest has been taken into custody in connection with the incident.

Video: Flash Mobs Turn Criminal

June 13, 2011
Groups of youth are using text messaging and social media to gather at specified locations as so-called "flash mobs" primarily on the city's South Side, where robbers attack people with pepper spray. Of late, flash mob attacks were reported in the Streeterville neighborhood.

Don't Be a Fair Weather Cop

May 24, 2011
About the last thing I like to do is make t-stops during bad weather. Nonetheless, it's the job. And here's a story of why we need to remain vigilant even when it's awful outside.

Convenience Store Robberies

August 1, 2008

Daily, some 135,000 convenience stores in the U.S. serve 100 million Americans who find their easy in-and-out access appealing. Unfortunately, such convenience isn't lost on criminals who have historically found convenience stores equally attractive.

 

Crimes Against Taxi Drivers

July 1, 2007

Driving a taxi is one of the most dangerous professions. Drivers are sent alone to isolated areas, including high-crime neighborhoods to pick up strangers. They work early mornings and late nights, and they carry a lot of cash. So it's not surprising that taxi drivers are often assaulted, robbed, and killed.

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