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

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

By Josh Wolford August 21, 2014

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, …

Two-Year-Old Hostage Situation Ends Peacefully

These days, it seems all too common to hear stories of situations involving police which end tragically, oftentimes with innocent people being caught in collateral damage. There are those rare circumstances, though, when the news reports on the good deeds …

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 …

Cat Perches On Cop And Then Goes Viral

Yes, the internet loves cats. Cat memes, viral cat videos, and even viral cat photographs. And why not? Cats are prone to adorably hilarious behaviors that people can’t resist sharing. Case in point, officers in Portland, Ore. responded to a …

City, Mayor Sued Over Arrest of Parody Tweeter City, Mayor Sued Over Arrest of Parody Tweeter

The ACLU has taken up the case of a Peoria, Illinois man who is suing the city and its Mayor for violation of his First and Fourth Amendment rights. 29-year-old Jon Daniel is suing Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis (shown above), …

Moncton News: Shooter of 5 Mounties Still at Large

At 7:20 pm Wednesday night, five Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) responded to a phone call reporting an armed man, wearing camouflage, traipsing about a small neighborhood in Moncton, New Brunswick. At 8:30 pm, photographer Daniel St. Louis arrived on …

SWAT Team Throws Flash Grenade Into Child’s Crib

One of the initial phases to insure a properly executed raid is to collect as much data on the purported location and its targets: ☒ Do methamphetamine transactions take place here? ☒ Does the owner have guns? ☐ Are there …

NYPD Will Carry Lifesaving Overdose Reversal Kits

From 2006 to 2010, deaths attributed to heroin overdose rose a staggering 45 percent, and the total heroin users in the country have more than doubled in the last six years. Many, including those at the highest levels of state …

Google: Driverless Car Tickets Should Come Our Way Google: Driverless Car Tickets Should Come Our Way

What in the hell happens when one of Google’s driverless cars gets pulled over and handed a ticket? I say ‘when’ because it’s actually never happened. Though Google’s self-driving vehicles have now logged over 700,000 miles, the Mountain View Police …

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 …

Police Plan to Live-Tweet Prostitution Sting Police Plan to Live-Tweet Prostitution Sting

In what they call an “unprecedented social media tactic,” the Prince George County Police Department is going to live-tweet a bunch of prostitution sting arrests next week. “We won’t tell you when or where, other than it’s somewhere in the …

The NYPD’s Twitter Campaign Ended Up Like This

Twitter campaigns for organizations and businesses don’t always turn out the way they were intended. On Tuesday, @NYPDnews, the official New York City Police Department’s Twitter account, attempted a social media outreach that ultimately back fired, asking: “Do you have …

Portland Shootout Leaves K-9 Dead, Officer Wounded

A police dog sent after a robbery suspect was killed during a shootout in Portland, Oregon Wednesday morning, and the K-9 unit handler was wounded. The incident began after police observed three men exiting a uniform shop, which lead to …

Cop Pulls People Over, Hands Out $100

If there’s a better way to ruin someone’s day and then turn it 180 degrees in a matter of seconds, I can’t think of it. Imagine being pulled over on your way to work. Let’s be fair, you probably don’t …

Police Sting Op Sends Accidental Texts to Man

KSAZ News 10 in Arizona reports that a man found himself in the middle of a scary situation recently when his phone started receiving text messages from an unknown sender. This wasn’t just some comical incident where someone texts a …

Albuquerque Protests Turn Violent

Earlier this month, James Boyd, age 38, was confronted by police officers for illegally camping in the Sandia Foothills in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After a somewhat brief standoff, Boyd and the officers had come to a peaceful agreement of sorts. …

Kris Jenner and Kim Kardashian Deal with Intruder

Kim Kardashian wasn’t expecting to deal with the police when she spotted an intruder on the lawn of her mother’s home. This weekend, the 33-year-old reality vixen was at her mom’s (Kris Jenner) Hidden Hills, CA., home when she suddenly …