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Corpus Christi Police Department Reunites Toddler with Lost “Stuffed” Friend

Awesome Cops In Actions April 16, 2016 at 6:21 pm Comments are Disabled

A San Antonio, Texas 2-year-old boy lost his best friend “Dit-Dee” while on vacation in Corpus Christi. When his stuffed kangaroo friend didn’t make the return trip home, the boy’s parents contacted the Corpus Christi Police. The police department’s quick actions led to a happy reunion. In response, the Corpus Christi Police put out an “A.P.B.” for Alexander’s lost companion on Facebook April 11. A day later, there was positive news for the boy. His stuffed animal friend was found on Padre Island at a shop called Ocean Treasures. Cashier, Lisa Force, remembered seeing the Kangaroo in a lost and […]

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Constable Alden Clopton
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Deputy Constable Shot Six Times, Expected To Recover, Officials Say

Trending April 16, 2016 at 6:18 pm Comments are Disabled

A Houston deputy constable was shot multiple times in the back during an ambush, authorities say. Houston Police spokesman Kese Smith says Constable Alden Clopton was approached from behind and shot six times outside of a convenience store. Police say that he was standing next to another deputy constable’s vehicle at the time of the shooting at 11:20 p.m. on Wednesday. Dr. Joseph Love treated the Harris County Precinct 7 Deputy Constable. Dr. Love says the deputy constable has six wounds to his abdomen and chest areas. He added that the constable is doing quite well. He said some bullets […]

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Local children pretend to be under arrest when officers drive by. Local officer uses it as a learning opportunity.
Source: Memphis Police

A Cop Saw Some Kids Pretending To Get Arrested, What He Did Next Is Awesome

Awesome Cops In Actions April 16, 2016 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

It’s an image that one Memphis Police officer could not ignore. Officer Rico Donald says when he drove by some kids playing outside a home in Whitehaven, they immediately put their arms over their head like they were under arrest. Donald used it as a learning opportunity.  Officer Rico stopped and talked to the kids, telling them that they didn’t have to be scared of him and that they certainly weren’t under arrest. He says it’s common for kids to act like this when he’s on shift, but he wanted to take the time and explain to them that they […]

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Source: Odessa Police

Woman Caught on Camera Stealing Ring from Dead Woman in Casket

WTF! April 16, 2016 at 6:11 pm Comments are Disabled

A woman is caught on camera stealing a ring from a corpse that was on display at a Texas funeral home. Odessa Police were called out to the Sunsety Memorial Gardens and Funeral home. Police say it was a theft from a deceased person. Surveillance footage shared by Odessa Police showed the unidentified suspect appearing to twist the finger of 88-year-old Lois Hicks, who was lying inside an open casket at the funeral home in Odessa on Friday afternoon. The suspect reportedly tore off part of Hicks’ skin during the theft. Police say that the suspect took off in a […]

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Example of a corgi dog. Actual police dog in training at Moscow Police Department is not pictured.
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Welsh Corgis to be Put to Test as Police Dogs in Russia

Trending April 16, 2016 at 6:07 pm Comments are Disabled

It sounds like one police force may soon have the most adorable police force in the world. The Moscow, Russia police department’s canine unit is planning to train Welsh corgis. Officers there believe the breed would be good to assist in their police work. It was reported by Russian state news agency RIA Novosti, and according to Newsweek’s translation of the story. The report says specifically, officials are hoping that the short-legged dogs can help them sniff out bombs and other contraband. For now, it was reported the department has two puppies are in training. “It is not certain that they […]

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Judge Orders ‘Affluenza Teen’ to Serve Nearly Two Years in Jail

Trending April 16, 2016 at 6:03 pm Comments are Disabled

A judge on Wednesday has imposed four consecutive 180-day jail terms on infamous “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch, NBC News reports. “You’re not getting out of jail today,” State District Judge Wayne Salvant told the Texas teen, sentencing him to 720 days. That equals one 180-day sentence for each of the four victims he killed in a June 2013 drunk-driving accident. Couch was convicted of four counts of intoxication manslaughter in 2013. Previously Couch received 10 years of probation in juvenile court, after the car crash. However, he was accused of violating the terms of his juvenile probation after a video […]

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Man On Tree Trimming Job Attacks Boss With Chainsaw, Police Say

WTF! April 16, 2016 at 5:52 pm Comments are Disabled

A witness tells the Daily Breeze a chaotic scene where a man at a Southern California tree-trimming company and a chainsaw “just kind of hit the fan” Tuesday morning. He was described as a disgruntled man wielding a chainsaw and chasing a foreman with his truck. It all went down at  the Edison Storage Yard in Torrance, authorities say. He was shot at Tuesday during a confrontation with police officers, authorities and witnesses said. A co-worker took a video on his cell phone that shows the man driving in circles in a utility truck, throwing rocks at his boss and […]

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Man Attempts Robbery, Learns his Victim is a Cop

Man Attempts Robbery, Learns his Victim is a Cop

Wall Of Shame April 16, 2016 at 5:43 pm Comments are Disabled

A robbery suspect picked the wrong man to mess with. Police say a Tennessee man has been arrested after authorities say he tried to rob a Knoxville police officer. The officer police was sitting in an unmarked police car. The Knoxville News-Sentinel says according to an incident report, the officer was sitting in the driver’s seat of his car in a parking lot. Police say 22-year-old Brandon A. Williams came around the back side of the car and opened the passenger door and demanded money. It was reported that the officer “confronted (Williams) about his actions, (Williams) paused and then […]

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Thief Caught On Camera Taking $2K Worth Of Cheese, Police Say

WTF! April 16, 2016 at 5:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A “provolone poacher” has struck at a Colorado restaurant, this time saying “cheese” for security cameras. Cops are on the lookout for the man after close to $2,000 worth of the Italian cheese that is used as an ingredient to make pizza was reportedly stolen. Police say the cheese heist happened at  Do Drop Inn, in Pueblo, Colorado, sometime between 3:15 and 7:15 a.m. Tuesday. The restaurant doors were damaged and restaurant manager Kevin Romero tells the Pueblo Chieftain that the thief broke through padlocks on a restaurant freezer to get to the cheese. The total value was around $1,900 […]

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Source: Evesham Township Police

South Jersey Police Officer Honored For Saving Three Lives In 10 Days

Hero Of The Week April 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm Comments are Disabled

An Evesham Township Police Officer is being hailed a true hero, and the department is praising him as “Officer of the Month” for March. Police say that he saved three lives on three separate shifts, and he helped in the arrest of a suspect for attempted murder. Officer Brian Strockbine has been a member of the Evesham Police Department for 11 years. ETPD says on March 8, 2016, Officer Strockbine responded to a home after reports of a dead woman on the front lawn. The officer was the only officer on the scene and determined she did not have a pulse […]

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