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8 hrs ago | Courier News

OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitudeOPINION: Police...

OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitude Their job is to deal with citizens, not act like soldiers in a war zone Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8m2b Asbury Park Press photo/Thomas P. Costello This former military vehicle is now part of the Middletown Township Police Department fleet.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NJ, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Claire McCaskill, Drama, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Possible prank on gamer leads to school lock-inPossible prank on...

Littleton Police have asked for the help of the FBI in an effort to find the prankster who triggered a massive police and SWAT response to a Littleton office building Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Littleton, CO, Weird

Eurogamer

Hoax call sees YouTuber arrested by SWAT while live streaming

Popular YouTube channel The Creatures has become the latest victim of swatting - the act of hoax-calling police to swoop in on unsuspecting innocent targets.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Littleton, CO

Mon Aug 25, 2014

KSL-TV

2. Some stolen police equipment recovered

Heber police, along with the Wasatch County Sheriff's Office, Unified police and its SWAT team, served a search warrant on a Magna house, 2870 S. 8900 West, at 4 a.m. Monday after receiving an anonymous tip Sunday night, said Heber City police spokeswoman Xela Thomas.

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Related Topix: Heber, UT, Wasatch County, UT, Entertainment, Television, Magna, UT

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KSL-TV

5. SWAT gear, firearms stolen from Heber police ...

Thieves struck an undercover SWAT vehicle Friday night in Heber City, making off with a police badge, an AR-15 style rifle, Glock pistol, body armor and more.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Heber, UT, Heber City, UT, Wasatch County, UT

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Indiana police move cautiously on use of drones

Indiana police agencies are proceeding with caution when it comes to using drones.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indianapolis, IN, Entertainment, Television, Blackford County, IN, Weather

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KSL-TV

1. Police find barricaded man in attic

Four people have been taken into custody after a SWAT team was called to negotiate with a man who barricaded himself inside a house Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nashville Scene

After the shock-and-awe images coming out of Ferguson, eyes turn to...

"No, no, no," says MNPD spokeswoman Kristin Mumford. "We do not have those, no. The SWAT team has green uniforms.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Entertainment, Television, Riot

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WATE-TV Knoxville

Militias complicate situation on Texas border

On a recent moonlit night, Border Patrol agents began rounding up eight immigrants hiding in and around a canal near the Rio Grande.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Entertainment, Television, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Rick Perry, US Governors

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Ferguson & the Rise of SWAT Armies

Competing theories on curbing crime and keeping the peace in America's teeming municipalities have long preoccupied law enforcement.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Ferguson, MO, Drama, Soap Opera, Comedy

Journal Gazette

Military equipment emboldening police

Image after image shows officers clad in Kevlar vests, helmets, and camouflage, armed with pistols, shotguns, automatic rifles, and tear gas.

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Related Topix: Riot, Entertainment, Television

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Mother Jones

Cop and reality TV videographer indicted after yearlong investigation.

A nighttime raid. A reality TV crew. A sleeping seven-year-old. What one tragedy can teach us about the unraveling of America's middle class.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Entertainment, Television

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Reuters

Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Aug 15

The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Related Topix: Jay Nixon, US Governors, Entertainment, Television

Daily Mail

LeAnn Rimes shows off her toned legs in hotpants as she enjoys a...

Ferguson in turmoil: Heavily armed SWAT teams fire tear gas on demonstrators and arrest two journalists in fourth night of clashes over the fatal shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown 'What's the last thing that made you smile? A child crying': Chilling online posts of star wrestler accused of raping and murdering six-year-old Jenise Waffle ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dance, LeAnn Rimes, Country, Entertainment, Television, Missouri

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Raw Story

'Overkill': Images from Ferguson protest show cops treating city like a war zone

As demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri enter their fourth night, pictures and online posts from the scene show an escalation in response from St. Louis County police.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Entertainment, Television

Slate Magazine

The Militarization of the Police

The most striking photographs from Ferguson, Missouri aren't of Saturday's demonstrations or Sunday night's riots; they're of the police.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Entertainment

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Major Crimes Recap 8/4/14: Season 3 Episode 9 "Sweet Revenge"

Tonight on TLC Major Crimes airs with a brand new episode. On tonight's episode called "Sweet Revenge", the division probes the puzzling murder of a tech entrepreneur with dubious morals and possible mob ties.

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