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15-Year-Old Led Police On High-Speed Car Chase

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home

ASHLAND, Ore. — A 15-year-old Washington boy is behind bars after police say he led troopers from two states on a 45-mile pursuit at speeds that...

Man Impersonating Cop Pulls Over Real Cop, Police Say

AP | Posted 12.08.2011 | Weird News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (Associated Press / The Huffington Post) -- Police say a New Mexico man pretended to be a police officer and is facing a misdemeanor...

Mom Of Missing Baby Says Police Accused Her

Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

By MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The mother of a 10-month-old girl who went missing from their Kansas City home said ...

Parents Of Missing 10-Month-Old Stop Cooperating

AP | MARIA SUDEKUM FISHER and BILL DRAPER | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The parents of a missing 10-month-old Missouri girl are no longer cooperating with investigators, police said late Thursday &...

Sen. Webb To Mayor Gray: Investigate Expired Registration Arrests

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) sent a letter to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray on Thursday, asking Gray to investigate reports that the city is jai...

New Recruits Start At D.C. Police Academy

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The municipal police force in the nation's capital is beefing up its officer ranks as it continues to try to reduce violent crime. FB...

Occupy Wall Street Protesters March Against NYPD

Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 1,000 demonstrators speaking out against corporate greed and social inequality took their protest to the New York Police De...

Afghan Police and Army Still Not Ready to Safeguard Civilians

Louis Belanger | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Louis Belanger

The Afghan army and especially the police are still not ready to properly safeguard civilians, as 20,000 police have yet to receive training and the force routinely does not investigate civilian deaths at its own hands.

Keeping Wall Street Like Cairo, Not London

Gideon Rosenblatt | Posted 11.28.2011 | Impact
Gideon Rosenblatt

To members of our Department of Homeland Security and to police officers in cities across this country, I say that these young people now gathering for peaceful demonstrations in our communities are not your enemy.

Police Investigate Suspicious Package In Central London

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home

Part of central London has been brought to a standstill after a suspicious package was found in the Tottenham Court Road area. Tottenham Court Roa...

Occupy Wall Street: Handmade Signage And Street Theatre

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 11.24.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

"New York is the concentrate of art and commerce and sport and religion and entertainment and finance, bringing to a single compact arena the gladiato...

Man Gets Life For Denver Nightclub Murder

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 11.26.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A man accused of killing a woman who disappeared after leaving a Denver nightclub in March was sentenced to life in prison Monday after...

Paul Needham

On The Road: Patrolling The Safest City In America

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Needham | Posted 11.21.2011 | Crime

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. -- Jarrett Kurimay chuckles as he drives along this city's windy roads in his modified, black-and-white Dodge Charger police car...

Remains Found On Beach Tied To 1996 Homicide

AP/The Huffington Post | By FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 11.20.2011 | New York

By Frank Eltman, Associated Press YAPHANK, N.Y. -- An investigation into 10 bodies strewn along a remote New York beach parkway grew more perplexin...

Mom Tells Police She Smothered Newborn Twins

AP | By TRAVIS LOLLER | Posted 11.15.2011 | Crime

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. -- A young mother charged with murder has told police she hid her pregnancy, gave birth to twin sons at her family's home and ki...

NYPD Officer Attempts Third Rail Suicide

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

Robert McGee, an NYPD officer who had been under investigation for a large-scale ticket fixing scandal, grabbed hold of the third rail of a subway tra...

Judge: Allowing Citizens To Record Police In Public Violates Cops' Privacy

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

On Tuesday, a judge indicated that the American Civil Liberties Union's challenge of the harsh Illinois eavesdropping law banning the audio recording ...

Hoping for a Finer State of Internal Affairs for Newark's Police

Deborah Jacobs | Posted 11.13.2011 | Crime
Deborah Jacobs

In the year since the ACLU of New Jersey sent a battery of grievances to the Department of Justice asking it to investigate the Newark Police Department, a few things have happened.

Your Driver's License: Don't Come Home Without It

Saul Segan | Posted 11.11.2011 | Home
Saul Segan

There are many pitfalls in holding a driver's license, that can cause untold grief and expense, but can be easily overlooked. A license to drive is c...

It's Madness: the Incarceration of Disabled Homeless People in the US

Paul Boden | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Paul Boden

The criminal justice system has displaced the mental health system as the main institution for dealing with poor people with psychiatric disabilities in the United States.

NYPD Increases 9/11 Security For Anniversary

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 11.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Despite no specific terrorism threats against the city, the New York Police Department will deploy thousands of extra police officers...

Police Investigating Triple-Slaying In California

Beaumont, CA Patch | Guy McCarthy and Aldrin Brown Email the Authors | Posted 11.06.2011 | Crime

Police were investigating the deaths of three people Tuesday afternoon in an apparent triple killing in Banning. Two women and a man were reported ...

Italian Police Defend Amanda Knox Investigation

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 11.05.2011 | Crime

PERUGIA, Italy — The police official who conducted the original investigation in the Amanda Knox case defended her standards Monday, after an in...

Scuffles Break At EDL Protest

PA | Posted 11.03.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION - Far-right demonstrators clashed with police as they protested in east London. Scuffles broke out and bottles and firecrackers w...

Hypocrisy, Vice-Presidential Style

Andrea Lyon | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics
Andrea Lyon

In the process of promoting his book, former Vice President Dick Cheney has said that he supports waterboarding of suspects, just as long as they are ...