A rookie officer with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police has been fired over a confrontation with a uniformed officer with the Swissvale (PA) Police Department. A witness caught the incident on cell phone video as 25-year-old Sidney Bates—who had just been sworn in with the PPD in May—got into a dispute with an officer in the street. More Here.
November 5, 2018
The widow of a New York City police officer killed after being ambushed by a convicted gang member posted a video to YouTube criticizing Governor Andrew Cuomo for allowing the cop-killer to go free, and to have the ability to vote in the November mid-term elections.
October 9, 2018
A Pennsylvania State police helicopter was called in to hover low over a tailgate party prior to the Penn State football game against Ohio State on Saturday. According to WGAL-TV, the helicopter was called when party-goers started "getting out of hand" and tailgaters had ignored commands from police on the ground to disperse.
October 2, 2018
Yet another video of citizens taunting an officer with the New York Police Department has surfaced on social media. In the nearly two-minute video, at least three young men could be heard shouting "f__k you" and flashing their middle finger at him.
August 28, 2018
All three suspects have been taken into custody in the ambush shooting that injured two Camden County, NJ, police detectives. The three have been charged with first-degree criminal attempted murder. More Here.
August 22, 2018
In the latest in a string of caught-on-video examples of brazen disrespect and abuse toward officers, a group of six uniformed officers is subjected to a blue-language tirade hurled by a man who had fit the description of a suspect but turned out not to be their man. More Here.
August 21, 2018
Sergeant Freddie Lopez can be seen on video attempting to quiet the man and prevent him from recording the confrontation on his mobile phone — the NYPD Patrol Guide states that filming inside a police precinct is prohibited, and those who do so can be arrested.
August 17, 2018
Trooper Ryan Seiple — who pulled Clary over for speeding in Plainfield Township — was critically wounded in the incident. Kelly suffered a severed femoral artery in the shooting and spent 25 days in the hospital after nearly bleeding to death.
August 10, 2018
"These officers either sat in a car or had their hands in their pockets. They didn't do their jobs," said Anthony Ambrose, Newark's public safety director. More Here.
August 8, 2018
Officer Duane Ledoux — who served with the Southbridge Police Department for more than 30 years — became emotional when the final radio call announcing his retirement was delivered by his own son. Ledoux's son Nate had flown across the country to send his father off. More here.
August 7, 2018
Lewiston, ME, police union representatives say that officers are ditching their uniforms to show 'dissatisfaction' over contract negotiations with the city. Officers debuted the dark green shirts last week saying that there will be no interruption in police services, but "they are hoping to make a strong statement," according to a report. More here.
August 7, 2018
Cumberland County (NJ) prosecutors released bodycam footage of an encounter on Saturday between Vineland police and a man who claimed to be holding a bomb. More here.
July 20, 2018
The Pittsfield (MA) Police Department recently purchased their own ice cream truck so they can give away ice cream and "copsicles" to the community. More Here.
July 12, 2018
Sheriff Lancaster even had a message for Williams, directly addressing the man he says killed Corporal Eugene Cole. “I'm asking John Williams personally, if you are listening to my words today, I implore you to turn yourself in,” Sheriff Lancaster said. More Here.
April 26, 2018
A Democrat who raised money for Hillary Clinton, Turner was appointed to the Port Authority last year by former Gov. Chris Christie, as part of a pair of appointments that included former GOP state Sen. Kevin O'Toole. Turner was the pick of Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-37), who was pushing for more women on the board. More Here.
April 25, 2018