Law enforcement

November 10, 2017 - 6:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A police interrogation of a Kansas City man charged with drug and gun offenses ended prematurely when an investigator was driven from the room by the suspect’s excessive flatulence. A detective reported that when asked for his address, 24-year-old Sean Sykes Jr. “leaned to...
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Jim Hanzo
November 08, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Three Louisiana State Police troopers have been suspended, accused of claiming extra-duty hours they never actually worked. A statewide highway traffic enforcement program was also suspended as a criminal investigation into the matter began. Louisiana State Police superintendent, Col. Kevin Reeves...
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Chris Miller
November 03, 2017 - 6:03 pm
New Orleans Police today released security video taken from the scene near where an officer was shot and killed last month. Superintendent of Police Michael Harrison said they want to give as full an accounting as possible of the incident, in which an NOPD cop shot the suspected cop-killer. Video...
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Chris Miller
October 13, 2017 - 9:06 am
The New Orleans Police Department's license plate reading technology is currently being deployed and should be finished with set up this month, according to police officials. Last month, police officials told the New Orleans City Council that they planned on having everything installed by October...
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David Blake
October 03, 2017 - 1:18 pm
The latest survey by the Crime Coalition is out today, and it shows some mixed results. While 82 percent of people surveyed now say they feel safe in their own neighborhoods, the satisfaction rate with police is down to 51 percent, But, they found more residents are getting along better with cops,...
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October 02, 2017 - 6:47 am
(AP) — Authorities say a Louisiana police officer has been fatally shot after he responded to a call at a convenience store. News outlets report a Lafayette police officer was fatally shot at a Big Boy convenience store Sunday night. Master Trooper Brooks David with the Louisiana State Police says...
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October 01, 2017 - 2:52 pm
By Jeff Palermo An LSU political science professor finds proactive policing could be counter-productive as a deterrent to major crime. Christopher Sullivan studied a specific seven-week period when the New York Police Department halted aggressive policing against minor crimes and the data shows...
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