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Officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter charge for role in George Floyd’s death

Officer Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter charge for role in George Floyd’s death

From left, former Minneapolis police Officers J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao. (Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office/TNS) Rochelle Olson, Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS — Ex-Minneapolis police officer Thomas Lane pled guilty Wednesday to aiding and abetting manslaughter in the murder of George Floyd two years ago on a south Minneapolis street, avoiding another trial next...

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Mother of NYPD officer who was murdered when she asnswered her front door was a tarot card reader, police investigating if any links

Mother of NYPD officer who was murdered when she asnswered her front door was a tarot card reader, police investigating if any links

Rocco Parascandola New York Daily News Investigators are looking into the possibility the shocking shooting death of a 51-year-old Queens mother is linked to her works as a tarot card reader, police sources said Thursday, Anna Torres, the mother of an NYPD officer, was shot twice — including a bullet to the head ― in the doorway of her home on 109th...

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Former police chief arrested for impersonating an officer, flashing badge during a traffic stop

Former police chief arrested for impersonating an officer, flashing badge during a traffic stop

John Archibald al.com Mike Jones, former police chief in the troubled Alabama town of Brookside, was arrested today on felony charges of impersonating a peace officer during a traffic stop in south Alabama. Jones, accompanied by his lawyer, Corey Bryan of Andalusia, turned himself in at the Covington County Jail on Monday, Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman said. Jones was stopped on April 12 by a Covington County deputy after being clocked...

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Fake cop going to prison after accidentally pulling over real cop

Fake cop going to prison after accidentally pulling over real cop

Maddie Capron The Charlotte Observer A man impersonating a police officer flipped on red and blue flashing lights on the grill of his car, officials said. He accidentally pulled over a real cop. The 27-year-old man from Greenfield, California, pleaded no contest Tuesday, April 26, to impersonating a police officer and driving under the influence. He will spend two...

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Man sentenced for shooting police sergeant in head, killing him in 2015

Man sentenced for shooting police sergeant in head, killing him in 2015

Sgt. Scott Lunger Nate Gartrell, Bay Area News Group OAKLAND — In a Thursday court hearing packed with friends and family of both men, Oakland resident Mark Estrada was formally sentenced to 50 years to life in state prison for murdering Hayward police Sgt. Scott Lunger in 2015. Estrada, 27, pleaded no contest to first degree murder with the use of a...

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Florida man posed as undercover DEA agent to get a discount at Wendy’s

Florida man posed as undercover DEA agent to get a discount at Wendy’s

The Charlotte Observer A fake cop ended up in a real Florida jail this week after he tried getting a law enforcement discount on his Wendy’s order, according to the Bunnell Police Department. It happened Monday, April 11, in Bunnell, about 70 miles southeast of Jacksonville, the department said in a news release. “Officers responded to the Wendy’s restaurant on Commerce Parkway regarding a disturbance...

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Deputy attacked by intoxicated girlfriend after he tried to take her keys while on vacation in Florida

Deputy attacked by intoxicated girlfriend after he tried to take her keys while on vacation in Florida

Ken de la Bastide The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, Ind. Apr. 4—ANDERSON — A vacation trip to Florida ended up in a domestic dispute that involved Capt. Brian Bell of the Madison County Sheriff’s Department. According to a police report filed by the Escambia County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were dispatched to a Pensacola condominium at 8:16 p.m. March 17. When they arrived, they found Bell, who...

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