Archive for January, 2010


Ariz. cop shot, killed during traffic stop

PHOENIX — A police lieutenant from a Phoenix suburb was shot and killed during a traffic stop and after a 50-mile chase, the two suspects stopped in the middle of a road and were wounded in a “gun battle” with officers, authorities said Friday.Lt. Eric Shuhandler, a veteran of the Gilbert Police Department, was wounded about 11 p.m. Thursday near Mesa and rushed to a hospital, where he died, said Gilbert police spokesman Sgt. Mark Marino.The two men who allegedly were involved in the fatal shooting were identified as Christopher A. Redondo, 35, of Globe, and Daimen Irizarry, 30, of Gilbert, Marino said.They were wounded after …Read more […..]

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SC cop fights with deputies after getting ticketed

Watch the dashcam video!SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — Angered and bloody after being chased for speeding on Christmas Eve, an off-duty North Charleston police officer questioned why her pursuers hadn’t simply given a fellow officer a free pass.Officer Christine Phinney told a Dorchester County sheriff’s deputy that if she stopped another police officer for speeding, she would let them go and say “take it easy, see you later and have a good night.””You know, I pull people over for driving 100 mph – you know what they say? ‘I’m a narcotics officer in an unmarked vehicle.’ ‘Great, well slow it down, have a good night,’ ” Phinney explained. …Read more […..]

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Suspect dead, officer injured in police-involved shooting

January 11, 2010 (WLS) — An officer was hurt and a suspect was killed in a police-involved shooting in the western suburbs Monday night. It started as a police pursuit in the town of Franklin Park and that pursuit ended with the shooting on East Lake Street in Northlake. It is not clear what actually led to Franklin Park police opening fire. But the driver of the car was killed by police. One Franklin Park officer was shot in the hand. The state police are now investigating the shooting. http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/local&id=7213060

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Chicago police may scrap entrance exam

This is the most ridiculous thing I ever heard of. After personally witnessing the brainless dimwits in law enforcement–many in administrative/command roles, especially a certain Police Chief–that got hired with the testing, I can’t imagine the people who would be hired with no testing. Besides that, it is just inviting more corruption(than there already is) and favoritism in hiring(even with testing in place I have seen several people get hired because they were tight with the police chief, one in particular has the brains of an idiot.) The higher ups in the Chicago Police Department sound like the higher ups I worked for …Read more […..]

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New Police Blog Just Started, Check It Out!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE”Disabled Illinois Police Officer’s Safety Group”Police Officers face more safety risks after their careers are over due to making numerous arrests. Criminals target the police for various reasons; retaliation, elimination of a witness, or simple hatred of one of our own. Police Officers are subject to assaults resulting in additional bodily harm, long after they made an arrest.Police Officers who are placed on disability from the department, often do not have the ability to use their limbs, run, or even walk fast enough from a threat or protect themselves from bodily harm. Many Police Officers who are …Read more […..]

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