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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say shots have been fired at two New York Police Department officers, narrowly missing them. It happened late Tuesday night in Brooklyn. The officers were not hit. The Sergeants Benevolent Association says four males drove past the officers in a car and shot at them as they were walking. Union …

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There is a sickness which is vile and definitely anti-American which would lead craven minded teenage cowards to attack an innocent antique shop owner for displaying a pro-police flag. Yet according to Fox News, Cherri Elder, the owner of Elder’s Antiques in St. Louis, safety was violated because cowards posted a message on her shop’s …

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Authorities in Indianapolis, Indiana are morning the shooting death of a fellow officer while he was responding to a traffic crash. According to the department, lieutenant Aaron Allan, 38-years-old, of the Southport Police Department, was killed while when he responded to an emergency call of people trapped inside an overturned vehicle. Lt Allan was a …

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A highway patrol man has went above and beyond his duty to calm an autistic boy after his mother’s car broke down on the side of the highway. Breaking down on highway 170 can be a nightmare, Charvia Watkis experienced it first-hand. With her son Jeriah, who is autistic. “The first thing my son did …

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A man’s story went viral after he posted what he has experienced on social media. The man was having a bad day. Probably one of the worst he ever had. When he was asked by a police officer to pull over, he was aggravated and was ready to freak out. But an unexpected turn of …

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A police officer in Virginia was reportedly refused service at a local McDonald’s because he was wearing a uniform. Scott Naff and his wife, Cathy Bishop Naff, took their dismay out of the experience to Facebook: “He was in uniform and [in] his police vehicle. He paid for his food and drove forward to the …

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A Baltimore officer who reportedly planted evidence at a scene is now under investigation after his own body camera caught him in action. The unidentified officer in January was seen putting heroin pills into a soup can lying in an alley. He and two officers with him briefly step out onto the sidewalk before he …

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We often see stories of police brutality, citizens turning on law enforcement agents, and other sad events. However, a tourist at Pensacola Beach has seen the police in another light when she was sunbathing. She looked off into the horizon where she laid eyes on a tall, strange figure drenched in sweat. When she noticed …

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An Australian woman, Justine Damond, has been shot dead by officers in Minneapolis during an incident in which the officers did not have their body cameras turned on. She was shot and killed when two police officers responded to a 911 call about a possible assault in an alley behind a home about 11.30pm on Saturday, …

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On June 26th John Ogburn died. But this is not about his death. John may have died, but he didn’t stay dead. John will tell you he doesn’t remember anything about that day. Not driving to Panera Bread in Cotswold Village, or sitting in his favorite booth in the back. He doesn’t remember crumpling to …

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The famous actor and filmmaker awarded a veteran with an unbelievable gift. Rather than hiring actors in his upcoming film, “The 15:17 to Paris,” Eastwood has decided to have actual heroes of the event to play themselves. The incident happened a year ago where three US citizens; two of them were soldiers, prevented a terrorist …

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A Hialeah man who works as a security guard was allegedly arrested after he pulled over a city of Miami police officer because she was talking on her cellphone, authorities said. According to an official arrest report, Officer Kenia Fallat was driving west on Southwest Seventh Street, approaching 13th Avenue when Milton Morales-Perez, 46-year-old, pulled up …

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After nearly three decades working for a South Jersey police department, police sergeant finished his final shift before retirement and his son was in the dispatch center to take his final call. Douglas Hogate Sr., 50, signed off the air Thursday with a heartfelt good-bye as his son, a Salem County dispatcher, was on the …

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A couple of officers in North Carolina are going viral after having a little fun in the sun while out on a street  complaint.  A complaint brought Officers Joe Jones and Carrie Lee to a neighborhood on Sunday. According to some reports, one of the neighborhood fathers built the slide for the children in the …

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Police in San Antonio, Texas are morning the loss of one of their own this morning after he succumbed to wounds he received yesterday afternoon near San Antonio College. The veteran San Antonio police officer died this morning just one day after being shot in the head while investigating reports of a vehicle break-in. A …

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A 4-month-old baby was left locked inside a sweltering car Monday in the parking lot of a northern New Jersey Kohl’s It wasn’t until later, when Steve Eckel got home, that the reality of what could have happened set in. “That baby could have died,” Eckel said Tuesday afternoon by phone, as he talked about …

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A physician who was fatally shot while trying to help his neighbor after she was wounded in a domestic shooting was awarded with an honor. For Dr. Kenneth Atkinson, 65, helping people was second nature. The Centennial doctor, who died in a hail of bullets that authorities say were fired by a neighbor, was known …

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After eight years of a stumbling economy, a lot of Americans have found themselves out of work with no prospects of finding another way to earn a living. Some have even become so desperate they have turned to crime in an effort to provide for themselves. But some of those are not interested in stealing …

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Officer Brittany Beard Hilton recently posted a photo to her Facebook page without ever knowing it would go mega viral. At first glance, the picture looks like a pretty generic snap of two police officers, but that’s not all they are. “All you may see in this photo is two smiling police officers. But there …

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May 23rd, Police officers in a small town that is a favorite for American Expats, were surprised when they were raided by Federal Officers. The raid resulted in the detention of the entire local police force. Last Tuesday’s bust was conducted by state and federal police, along with the Marine Corps. The officers were acting …

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A National Guard soldier fresh off double duty in Afghanistan says he had to fork over $200 for overweight bags housing his Kevlar vest and other equipment on the flight home from El Paso. First Lieutenant John Rader, a National Guard soldier, was on his way home from a 21-month deployment in Afghanistan when he …

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