Archive for August, 2009


Houston Gets Wireless Fingerprint Devices

Back in 1990 when I was a rookie they said that someday these would be available. Pretty cool! Houston police have a new crime-fighting tool, KPRC Local 2 reported Wednesday.The department is using the Blue Check Mobile Identification Device and the Mobile ID II device to check the true identities of potential criminals.HPD has been using five of the Mobile ID II devices in patrol cars since July 31. The devices can scan fingerprints and compare them to those in HPD’s database and in the FBI’s Repository for Individuals of Special Concern. It takes about three minutes for officers to receive results.The department said 77 Blue …Read more […..]

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Amazing New Opportunity!

I have recently become involved with an amazing business opportunity perfect for police officers or those looking for part time income! It deals not only in an amazing new revolutionary product but in things that people use everyday! It also saves people money so how can you lose?? It is Win-Win!It is not involved in vitamins, lotions, makeup, supplements or anything like that.It is endorsed by Donald Trump and has partnered with many major corporations.This is going to be huge and will make many people lots of money! You can do it in your spare time with extremely low costs!I had been researching opportunities for years and …Read more […..]

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Wash. deputy dies after patrol car crash with elk

You don’t hear about this type of thing too often. Seattle TimesCHEHALIS, Wash. — The Lewis County sheriff’s office has identified the deputy killed in a collision with an elk as 34-year-old Stephen “Mike” Gallagher of Adna.The sheriff’s office says he was a six-year veteran of the department who previously served eight years in the Army with deployments in Haiti and Kosovo. He leaves a wife and two young children.Chief Deputy Stacy Brown says Gallagher died Tuesday night at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.He was fatally injured Monday night while heading to back up another deputy on a domestic violence call. His patrol …Read more […..]

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Prisoner Overpowers Maryland Deputy in Car, Escapes

I would think that procedures will really need to be assessed after this one. Is it possible that this older officer was complacent? I saw it many, many times….Glad he is OK.Aug. 15–Nearly four dozen law enforcement personnel from Howard and Anne Arundel counties, as well members of the Maryland State Police, were searching Friday for a 20-year-old prisoner from Jessup who used his handcuffs to choke a sheriff’s deputy and escape from custody late Thursday, authorities said.Devin James Champagne, who was found guilty earlier Thursday evening of felony theft by a Howard County jury, could now face new charges of attempted …Read more […..]

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Mom Branded Child's Bottom, Police Say

What kind of moron would do this?? Just when you think you heard it all…..Likely excuse….What kind of punishment does this mother deserve?(Aug. 14) — A California mother allegedly branded her young child by carving her first initial into the toddler’s buttocks.Sergaye Lafayette, 23, was arrested Aug. 10 on a number of outstanding warrants after being pulled over with her children in the car, KCRA News reported. She does not have custody of the youngsters.Skip over this content Parent Criminal CasesSacramento Police Dept.29 photos Police in Sacramento, Calif., arrested Sergaye Lafayette, 23, on Aug. 10 for allegedly carving …Read more […..]

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Judge sentences man to 6 months in jail for yawning

This is just too funny! Don’t mess with this judge huh?6-month term given by judge who has doled out the most charges of contempt in WillClifton Williams arrived at the Will County Courthouse in Joliet and sat in the fourth-floor courtroom where his cousin was pleading guilty to a felony drug charge.As Circuit Judge Daniel Rozak handed down the cousin’s sentence — 2 years’ probation — Williams, 33, stretched and let out a very ill-timed yawn.Williams’ sentence? Six months in jail — the maximum penalty for criminal contempt without a jury trial. The Richton Park man was locked up July 23 and will serve at least 21 days.”I …Read more […..]

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Attacked Missouri Officer Suffers Brain Injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. –A Kansas City police officer suffered a brain injury in a fight at the downtown Power & Light District over the weekend.Scott M. Wyckhoff, 21, of Lakeside, Calif., was charged with first-degree assault of a law enforcement officer. He is accused of repeatedly striking an officer’s head and body.Mark T. Wyckhoff, 46, was charged with interfering with a felony arrest. He is Scott’s father.According to the probable cause statement, Scott Wyckhoff tried to sneak past an ID checkpoint and an off-duty police officer stopped him. Scott Wyckhoff fought the officer, who fell and struck his head, court documents …Read more […..]

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