He’s back. Bill Bratton, the former LAPD chief, returns as commissoner of police in New York City. An appointment made by incoming mayor Bill De Blasio. Bratton, who served before in the Big Apple under Rudy Guiliani, pushed stop and frisk in LA. De Blasio pledged during his campaign to end stop and frisk
Two Dalton, Georgia police officers are suspended today for cursing at a bus full of children while making a point about safety. The entire incident was captured on surveillance video. Some people think the punishment outweighs the offense.
A legislative proposal, in New York state, scene of a number of “Knockout Game” attacks, to slap additional penalties on those convicted of gang violence. Former NYPD officer Gary Moskowitz, who is both a martial arts expert and a rabbi, says the Knockout Game is an outgrowth of the “massive bullying problem” in the schools, [...]
Icelandic police have shot dead a man who was firing a shotgun in his apartment. It is the first time someone has been killed in an armed police operation in Iceland, officials say. Tear gas canisters were fired through the windows in an attempt to subdue the 59-year-old, who lived in the east of the [...]
Investigators said the train that crashed Sunday, killing four people, was going 82 miles an hour as it entered a 30-mph zone and that there was no apparent problem with its brakes. The speed of the Metro North train when it crashed at a curve in the Bronx raises questions about the crew, the equipment [...]
Tyrese Gibson was overcome with grief Sunday afternoon when he showed up to the crash site where his “Fast and Furious” co-star Paul Walker died less than 24 hours before. Cops say the inferno was so horrific it was impossible to identify the bodies. They were trying to determine how fast the Porsche was going [...]