All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cops’

Obama’s Police Body Camera Initiative Kicks into Gear

On the day that Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby charged six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the Obama administration has announced it’s kicking its police body camera initiative into full gear. The first step is to spend $20 million on the body cameras, according to the Justice Department. According to The Hill, “$17 million would reportedly come …

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Hillary Clinton: Body Cameras Should Be Worn by All Police Departments

Speaking at the David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for body cameras to become “the norm”, saying that all police departments in America should have access to the devices. “We should make sure every police department in the country has body cameras to record interactions between officers on patrol and suspects,” said Clinton. …

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Police Still Claiming Google Is Helping Cop Killers with Its Waze App

Police are still really pissed about Waze. The Google-owned traffic app uses crowdsourced data to let drivers know about upcoming accidents, road closures, weather conditions, construction zones, and more. The app also contains a feature that allows users to pinpoint the location of police on a map – and it’s that feature that’s causing tension between Google and law enforcement. …

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Cop Filmed Abusing Uber Driver Loses Badge and Gun

An NYPD detective has been temporarily stripped of his badge and gun after a video of him berating an Uber driver went viral. According to the NY Post, detective Patrick Cherry is currently on desk duty while he awaits a transfer from the joint terrorism task force to which he’s currently assigned. In a statement, Commissioner Bill Bratton called his …

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Cops to Guy on Facebook: Turn Yourself in Please. Guy: Ok

More and more police departments are taking to social media these days, asking the community to help them locate wanted persons. You’d be shocked at how many of these wanted persons find it appropriate to comment on police department posts. Most of the time these bold criminals have a catch me if you can message for the cops, and most …

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Cops Are Flooding Waze with Fake Info in the Hopes of Rendering It Useless

Some police are taking on a this pisses me off, so I’m going to try to destroy it strategy when it comes to crowdsourcing traffic app Waze. According to a report from Autoblog, who cites reporting from a local NBC affiliate, hundreds of police officers in Miami are flooding Waze with inaccurate information in the hopes that it’ll render it …

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Senator: Give Cops Body Cams If You Want Federal Funding

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants police across the nation to be equipped with body cameras, and she thinks a good way to make that happen is to tie compliance to federal funding. “I would like to see us say, ‘If you want federal funding in your community, you’ve got to have body cams on your officers,’” said McCaskill at an …

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‘Mike Brown Law’ Petition to Make All Cops Wear Cameras Tops White House Threshold

A petition to require all state, county, and local police officers to wear body cameras has blown past the signature threshold on The White House’s We The People online petition site in just a week. This prompts The White House, at least in theory, to craft a response. Petition creator J.C. from Hephzibah, Georgia (petitioners on the We The People …

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Cop: Obama Doesn’t Obey Constitution, Neither Do We

Special Police Officer Richard Recine had been employed at the Franklin, New Jersey police force for 36 years, but it was what he said when he was caught on camera that shot his career in the foot; he resigned on Thursday after the video went viral. In a dispute with resident Steve Wronko concerning the right to shoot film and …

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Dumb Sexting Case Gets Even Dumber As Cops Try to Photograph Teen’s Erect Penis

The Manassas City Police Department and Prince William County prosecutors would like to combat child porn by creating some of their own. The Washington Post reports on some real messed up stuff going on in Virginia as a 17-year-old boy is facing charges of possession of child pornography and manufacturing child pornography for simply sexting his 15-year-old girlfriend (after she …

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What Happens When You Put Cameras On Cops?

The adage of “who watches the watchmen?” beckons that even those who dish out justice should be met with the same repercussions if they too break the law. So as smart phone cameras record, microphones listen, and every bit of technology is bugged – under the principal that “If you have nothing to hide, you’ve got nothing to fear” (quoted …

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Sober Driver Arrested For Drunk Driving

On February 20th, 2013, Milwaukee County Deputy Joseph Quiles, with the airport division of the Sheriff’s Office, was working night shift by General Mitchell International Aiport. After making his rounds patrolling, he blew through a stop sign on to Howell Avenue, and t-boned a Camry, sending it spinning and crashing into a tree. The driver, 25-year-old Tanya Weyker wound up …

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