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Investigating Identity Theft and Car Rental

October 2, 2013

Loyalty rewards programs offered by certain rental car companies are designed with convenience in mind—in one case, all too convenient for a car thief. By using fake credit cards and stolen drivers' licenses, a woman in Orange County, Calif., engineered the theft of 42 rental vehicles in 2012 from a major rental car company.

FBI: Oakland Man Wanted To Bomb Bank To Start Civil War

February 8, 2013
Matthew Llaneza hoped detonating a car bomb at a Bank of America branch would cause a civil war. He hoped the bombing would cause a governmental crackdown if it was made to look like it was caused by anti-government militias.

Ga. Drug Unit's Hi-Def Dash Cams

January 7, 2013

The Albany-Dougherty (Ga.) Drug Unit showed off its high-definition video system to WALB. The unit, which is comprised of officers from three agencies, acquired a Watchguard system that produces 720p imagery.

Baltimore Cop Shot By Colleague During Task Force Raid

December 6, 2011
A Baltimore County Police officer accidently shot a Baltimore Police detective when he fired his gun inside a house in Odenton on Tuesday returned fire at the "perceived threat."

Calif. Sheriff Apprehends 'Bad Hair Bandit' Bank Robber

August 18, 2011
The Placer County (Calif.) Sheriff's Office has arrested Cynthia Van Holland, who authorities dubbed the "bad hair bandit." Van Holland has been connected with 20 robberies or attempted robberies of banks mostly in Seattle and Sacramento.

Convicted Oregon Felon Caught with 17 Firearms

July 12, 2011
The seizure included a wide range of firearms: seven handguns, five rifles, five shotguns, and one stun gun. Police also seized more than 1,200 rounds of ammunition.

Metro Atlanta Agencies Join Forces for "Street Sweep"

May 28, 2009
About 30 municipal, county and state law enforcement agencies in Clayton, DeKalb, Fulton, Henry and Gwinnett counties participated in the first joint effort of its kind, which was dubbed “Operation Street Sweep.” The joint detail was designed to increase police visibility in high-crime areas and get offenders off the streets.

Birmingham Special Police Unit Stalks Criminals

May 14, 2009
Birmingham police have put together an elite team of officers to roam the city, looking for the worst of the worst criminals and the most violent of neighborhoods to turn around.
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