After nearly nine years of working separately—and at times contentiously—New Hampshire state troopers and highway patrol officers were joined in January in the name of efficiency and harmony. But while Safety Commissioner John Barthelmes has said both sides will be expected to "play in the same sandbox," the rivalry lingers in their ongoing court battles.
Phoenix police announced Tuesday that a new anti-graffiti program has netted 15 arrests in the past two months. Most of the suspects are gang-affiliated teens between the ages of 13 to 17, police said.
The suspects were arrested in the Maryvale police precinct in connection with approximately $40,000 worth of damage, police said at a Tuesday press conference.
Oakland police arrested on Tuesday the alleged leader of a violent West Oakland gang and more than 30 of his accomplices who authorities linked to several homicides and a series of restaurant takeover robberies as well as carjackings, drug and weapons trafficking.
What do you tell a detective who says you are genetically related to a criminal and wants to know who you think it might be?
It is not an abstract question. Investigators may soon routinely trace suspects using their relatives' DNA — a technique that could solve more crimes but that causes critics to fear for innocent people's privacy.
The El Paso Police Department on Monday identified an officer involved in the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old man, who allegedly displayed a weapon that was later found to be a toy gun, department officials said.