Chief Todd Schmaderer, in an unprecedented move to stifle persecution prior to judgment by the majority of the media, has announced that officers at his department were justified in their shooting of Kenneth Jones. Jones was shot last Thursday during a traffic stop after failing to comply with police commands during which he reportedly reached for a gun that was concealed in his waistband. Schmaderer said, “As chief, I have watched a lot of videos over the years, and this was one of the most non-compliant situations that I have seen.”
While unwilling to release the [...]
Seattle, WA – While touting the phrases of “Cut the police budget by fifty percent”, the Seattle City Council, in an unforeseen move, trimmed police spending by only twenty percent in its recent vote on the mayor’s projected budget. In an 8-1 victory on Monday, law enforcement saw complete funding for 100 officers, where naysayers wanted less than half of that. To further stifle speculation of the last minute change in funding, Mayor Jenny Durkin announced that she would sign the budget rather than veto the changes.
Previous propositions from the council assisted in the resignation of SPD Chief Carmen Best earlier this year following civil unrest, [...]
Johnstown, PA – During a search of an empty brick warehouse for suspected copper thieves, K9 Officer Titan fell down an unsecured elevator shaft in the pre-dawn hours Sunday morning. He, his handler, and other officers were searching the warehouse, previously owned by Goodwill, and recently sold to a medical marijuana company, after reports of flashlights being seen in the building came into the local 911 center just prior to 5 a.m.
The building, which lacked electrical connections, was mostly empty aside from items left from the previous owner. Without the aid of overhead lighting, officers were forced to use their flashlights to conduct the search. As they conducted [...]
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. — Authorities say that a man who led deputies on a pursuit in Moreno Valley was shot when he accelerated in reverse and struck a deputy Friday evening, Nov. 20. Both the injured deputy and driver who was shot were hospitalized after the incident and their current conditions were not known as of this report.
A passenger in the vehicle that struck the deputy was uninjured in the shooting, which happened in front of a closed entrance of an apartment complex in the area of Heacock Street and Cottonwood Avenue, according to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Last night’s incident began at 8:39 p.m. when deputies assigned to the Moreno Valley [...]