October 1, 2022

WATCH: Woman Slips Out of Handcuffs, Grabs Officer’s AR-15, Opens Fire

A woman detained in Grady County, Oklahoma, slipped out of her handcuffs in the back of a patrol car, grabbed the officer’s AR-15, and opened fire, striking a bystander with bullet fragments. KOKH/CNN Newsource/WKRC reports that fragments also hit a deputy. ABC 7 quoted Grady County Undersheriff Gary Boggess, who said, “While in the back…

Former Officers Kueng, Thao Sentenced for Violating George Floyd’s Civil Rights

ST. PAUL, Minn.—A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced two former Minneapolis police officers who were convicted of violating George Floyd’s civil rights to lighter terms than recommended in sentencing guidelines, calling one “truly a rookie officer” and describing the other as “a good police officer, father, and husband.” U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson sentenced J.…

NY Charges ‘Law Enforcement’ Officers for Working with China to Destroy Dissident Art

A federal grand jury indicted five men in Brooklyn this week for allegedly participating in a “transnational repression scheme” orchestrated by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to silence critics of the communist country in the United States. According to the Justice Department, one of the defendants currently serves as a federal law enforcement officer…

Bus Attack Claimed by ISIS Kills 13 in Syria’s Raqqa

A map shows the location of the Jabal al-Bishri region of the Raqqa Province, Syria, on June 20, 2022. (Google Maps) DAMASCUS—Eleven government soldiers and two civilians were killed in an attack on a bus in northern Syria on Monday, the defence ministry said, and the ISIS terrorist group later claimed responsibiliy for the action. […]

Brazil Police Identify 5 More Suspects in Murder of British Journalist

People take part in a protest to demand justice for journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, who were murdered in the Amazon, in Brasilia, Brazil on June 19, 2022. (Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters) BRASILIA—Brazilian federal police on Sunday said that five more suspects helped hide the bodies of British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert […]

Why The Depp vs Heard Case Mattered

Commentary The mainstream media is working overtime to play down the Depp v Heard court case, dismissing it as a tawdry celebrity circus and attributing the massive public interest to sinister efforts by Johnny Depp fans to support their star and a win for yet another powerful man. But there are really significant issues at […]

Report: Officers Entered Uvalde School 19 Minutes into Attack, Waited ‘Nearly Another Hour’ to Enter Classroom

A KVUE report claims officers were in Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, 19 minutes into the May 24, 2022, attack but did not enter the classroom where the gunman was located until “nearly another hour” later. A photo obtained by KVUE and the Austin American-Statesman shows that the officers in the school at the…

Two Killed, Two Officers Injured in Albuquerque Shootings

Two people were killed and four people injured, including two police officers, during shootings Monday afternoon in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Albuquerque Journal reported that the violence occurred in the Foothills, where a suspect shot and wounded a man and a woman. KOAT notes that police responded to the reports of shots fired around 2:17…

NYPD: Gunman Shoots Two Corrections Officers at Queens Bar

Two off-duty corrections officers were shot at a Queens bar early Saturday morning, New York City police said. Police said the officers were shot at a bar on 1src1st Avenue in South Richmond Hill at around 1:3src, WNBC reported. Police said the gunman had been kicked out of the Showtime Bar and Lounge but returned…

Washington State Considering Forced Covid Quarantines Using Armed Officers

As we have previously reported, The Washington State Board of Health had a meeting on January 12th to discuss amending legislation to allow authorities to detain unvaccinated people in quarantine camps and require Covid-19 vaccines for children who will be attending school. The proposed amendment is part of the state’s Communicable and Certain Other Disease […]

458 law enforcement, police officers died in line of duty in 2021: A deeper look at the numbers

Police officer fatalities jump 55% in 2021 National Law Enforcement Officers Fund CEO Marcia Ferranto on the spike in officer deaths and how this represents a lack of safety and support for law enforcement in many U.S. cities Last year marked the deadliest for line-of-duty police and law enforcement officers since 1930, with 458 officers […]

Hundreds of NYC correction officers to be suspended for failing to meet COVID-19 vaccination deadline

New York City’s troubled jail system is facing more turmoil: the suspension of hundreds of corrections officers for failing to meet a Tuesday night deadline to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The city’s Department of Correction reported 77% of its uniformed staff had gotten at least one vaccine dose as of 5 p.m. Monday, the lowest […]

WATCH: Officers on ‘Turkey Patrol’ Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to People in Need

Police officers in Denver, Colorado, and the Denver Police Foundation went on a unique kind of patrol recently. The outing was a “turkey patrol,” not searching for turkeys but giving them to needy families who might have gone hungry over Thanksgiving, KDVR reported on Thursday. Hundreds of delicious Thanksgiving meals, 1,000 exactly, were packaged by helpers…

Watch: Water Cannon Deployed as Stone-Hurling Migrants Rush Polish Border, Officers Injured

The Polish government has congratulated its officers deployed on the EU’s Eastern frontier after they repelled the “first wave” of migrants who threw rocks and allegedly even “stun grenades” in an attempt to breach the border Tuesday morning. The European Union’s eastern frontier with Belarus at the Polish border town of Kuznica was the scene…

NYPD Officers Flee New York for Better Opportunities in Florida Police Department

Police officers are leaving the New York City Police Department and joining the police department in Lakeland, Florida, as officers say they are better received in the Florida community. The New York Post reported that 14 officers have fled the NYPD for the Lakeland Police Department in the past year. Lakeland embarked on a campaign…

Bill de Blasio Looking at ‘All Options’ for Possible Vaccine Mandate for NYPD Officers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) said Friday that he is evaluating “all options” regarding a possible COVID-19 vaccine mandate for New York City Police Department (NYPD) officers. “We’re looking at all options,” De Blasio stated in an interview with WNYC radio. “In the coming days I’ll speak about additional steps for different parts…

Emails Reveal NSBA Top Officers Worked with White House on Letter Targeting Parents as ‘Domestic Terrorists’

Emails obtained through a public records request by Parents Defending Education (PDE) appear to indicate the top officers of the National School Boards Association (NSBA) worked with the White House prior to sending their September 29 letter to President Joe Biden requesting federal law enforcement assistance to target parents voicing concerns at local school board…

Chicago Alderman Hopkins: We’re Short on Officers in Midst of ‘Crime Epidemic’ Because of ‘Anti-Police Environment, Nationwide’

On Saturday’s broadcast of CNN’s “New Day,” Chicago Alderman Brian Hopkins stated Chicago’s police force is facing an officer shortage due to problems recruiting officers in “an anti-police environment, nationwide.” And that this comes in the midst of “a crime epidemic in Chicago.” Hopkins stated, “Right now, actually, we’re down probably about 10% from what would…

NYPD Orders Officers to Stand Down While Drug Addicts Shoot Up

The New York Police Department (NYPD) gave in last week, after orders from Albany, and told officers to let drug addicts shoot up on the streets and share needles. “Effective immediately, members of the service should not take any enforcement action against any individual who possesses a hypodermic needle, even when it contains residue of…

Report: Chicago Officers Turn Backs to Mayor Lightfoot After Female Officer Killed

Chicago police officers turned their backs to Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) when she arrived at the hospital after one officer was killed and another critically wounded, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Officer Ella French was shot and killed Saturday during a traffic stop just after 9 p.m., and her male partner was shot and hospitalized…

WATCH: Couple Helps Officers Rescue Woman Trapped in Floodwaters

A state trooper, police sergeant, and a couple are being praised for saving a woman who found herself stranded in her truck during a flood in Columbia, Connecticut. The incident happened Friday once floodwaters from Tropical Storm Elsa gushed onto Parker Bridge Road near the Coventry town line, the Hartford Courant reported. The two good…

FACT CHECK: Are Chicago Police Officers Now Required To Ask For Consent Before Making An Arrest?

A post shared on Facebook claims Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago Police Department officers must ask for consent before arresting someone. Verdict: False No such policy was announced by Lightfoot. The claim appears to stem from a satirical article. Fact Check: “Attention All Criminals.. Free Pass in Chicago!!!” the Facebook post begins. “Mayor Lori…

Former Police Lt. Warns ‘Public Safety Crisis’ Coming as Officers Begin Exodus from Law Enforcement

Appearing Monday on the Fox News Channel, former Las Vegas Police Lt. Randy Sutton warned that a “public safety crisis” is coming as police officers leave the force in record numbers across the United States. A transcript is as follows:  HARRIS FAULKNER: A retired NYPD sergeant warned this morning on the impact of anti-police sentiment. Here’s…

Tunnel to Towers Foundation Pays Off Mortgage for Fallen Police Officer’s Family

A fallen police officer’s family in Tulsa, Oklahoma, no longer have to worry about paying their mortgage thanks to a nonprofit’s gift. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Saturday it paid off Sergeant Craig Johnson’s mortgage through its Fallen First Responder program, News On 6 reported. The 15-year Tulsa Police Department veteran was shot multiple times…

Man Shot Near NYC Cathedral After Allegedly Firing on Officers

A man was shot just prior to 4 p.m. Sunday near New York City’s Cathedral of Saint John the Divine after allegedly firing on officers. The New York Times reports that church was scheduled to hold a “Christmas caroling event about 45 minutes before the shooting.” Manhattan borough president Gale Brewer tweeted: There has been…

Seattle Police Officers Guild Pres: Police Cuts in Seattle ‘Going to Spread Across the Nation’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered Overtime,” Seattle Police Officers Guild President Mike Solan reacted to the Seattle City Council’s cut of the police budget by stating that such moves are “going to spread across the nation,” and “this is everybody’s public safety on the line as far as being negative.” Solan said,…

More Liberal Insanity: NY Times Endorses Unhinged Candidate Who Wants to Jail ICE Officers.

NY AG candidate Zephyr Rain Teachout New York AG candidate Zephyr Teachout, a law professor at Fordham University in NY, promised to not only abolish ICE if elected, but to prosecute ICE agents for their criminality as well. Zephyr Teachout told supporters in an online ad, “As Attorney General I will continue to speak out […]

Oscar Night: Hollywood Hypocrisy Takes Center Stage Celebrities to Push Gun Control — Surrounded by Wall of 500 Armed Officers…

The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy 500 officers to wrap the Dolby Theatre in multiple barriers of armed security for the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, an event at which several of Hollywood’s most celebrated stars will actively push for more gun control in America. “We have these concentric rings of security that start in […]

Antifa Professor Called For Killing Police Officers — And He Still Hasn’t Been Fired

Last week, The Daily Caller published a story on John Jay College of Criminal Justice professor Mike Isaacson, who posted numerous tweets justifying antifa violence and advocacy of anarchism and violence against the police. The professor, who was placed on administrative leave on September 15, has not yet been fired by the institution. TheDC was alerted […]

Deadly Friday: Six Police Officers Shot, 1 Killed in Separate Attacks

Six law enforcement officers in two states were shot and one killed Friday night, including two shot in what officials believe may have been an ambush in Kissimmee, Florida. Officer Matthew Baxter was killed in Kissimmee when he and his partner, Sgt. Sam Howard, responded “to a suspicious activity call just before 9:30 pm Friday. […]

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