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Slain cop's wife upset his portrait was moved

The widow of a slain Riverdale detective said she’s insulted that village officials moved a “sacred” portrait of her husband that hangs inside the police station. The portrait was moved from a second-floor balcony in the lobby to a wall behind the lobby information desk last week. Maureen Rolniak, 43, believes the portrait is now in a less public place. “It’s very disrespectful for any officer, in any town, any city” killed in the line of duty, said Rolniak, clad in a white T-shirt and a blue dog tag, both emblazoned with her late husband’s smiling face. “He gave the ultimate sacrifice.” Rolniak is the widow of …Read more […..]

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Woman Shaving Privates While Driving In Rear-End Smash

MEGAN Mariah Barnes, 37, is accused of shaving her pubic hair while driving, a procedure that led to a two car accident on the Florida Keys.Barnes was shaving – not plucking not waxing: shaving – her bikini zone while behind the wheel. For reasons of safety, her ex-husband took the wheel from the passenger seat.Trooper Gary Dunick says:“She said she was meeting her boyfriend in Key West and wanted to be ready for the visit. If I wasn’t there, I wouldn’t have believed it. About 10 years ago I stopped a guy in the exact same spot … who had three or four syringes sticking out of his arm. It was just surreal and I thought, …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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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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