NYPD commissioner’s anti-terror unit draws ire from police reform advocates The creation of a new counterterrorism unit within the NYPD, which will be armed with “machine guns” and tasked with policing protests as well as guarding the city against any terrorist threat, has drawn heavy criticism from legal groups and police reform advocates. Police commissioner […]
Texas: A Burleson County Grand Jury declined to indict the man who shot and killed a Burleson County Sheriff’s Deputy who was serving a search warrant in December. Investigators were executing a search warrant at Henry McGee’s mobile home near Snook when the shooting happened. A grand jury decided there wasn’t enough evidence for him […]
The Badger State: A Wisconsin Department of Justice agent who was accused of illegally manufacturing and selling weapons won’t face criminal charges, according to a letter sent Friday to The Associated Press. Assistant Attorney General Kevin Potter said the agency will now decide whether to launch an internal investigation into Jay Smith. Smith was a […]
Inmates using newspaper’s gun owner map to threaten guards, sheriff says Law enforcement officials from a New York region where a local paper published a map identifying gun owners say prisoners are using the information to intimidate guards. Rockland County Sheriff Louis Falco, who spoke at a news conference flanked by other county officials, said […]
Univision Breaks New Details of Obama Admin’s Fast and Furious Cover-Up The hour-long Univision report revealed the existence of another 57 guns recovered by Mexican authorities, including some of those used in the mass-murder at a party just one year after Obama’s inauguration Go read.
Police Gun Locker Room Loophole In an exclusive story, the New York Post reports that a 31-year-old police officer has been identified as a suspect in the theft of firearms from the locker room at the Ninth Precinct headquarters in the East Village. At least four handguns were taken and allegedly sold on the street, […]
A few days back GP noted a strange case in Detroit where an off-duty police officer’s gun just went off at a party when a woman hugged him from behind while dancing. Adaisha Miller, 24, was killed by the shot. It sounded fishy at the time, and it’s not getting much less murky as “more […]
Woman hugs off-duty Detroit police officer — and dies after his gun goes off Bizarre story from the Motor City: Miller, who would have turned 25 today, was fatally shot early Sunday morning while attending a party on Archdale in Detroit. Police reports say she was killed when an off-duty Detroit police officer’s pistol fired […]