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Everyday carry? From Atlas Obscura: This CIA-issued tool kit was issued to CIA officers during the height of the Cold War. It was a way for spies to get themselves out of sticky situations: to pick ...
Thursday, 17 January 2019
... a firebomb at the museum and stones at police officers, injuring three of them. Police then used tear gas and stun grenades against the crowd. According to NBC: Church representatives brought their grievances ...
Tuesday, 15 January 2019
... healthcare provider by phone right away before going in," Dr. Muntu Davis, the county's health officer, said in a statement. The alert comes amid a slew of measles outbreaks in recent months, nearly two ...
Monday, 14 January 2019
... last week. "They are calling out because they don't have the funds to make it work." "The loss of officers, while we're already shorthanded, will create a massive security risk for American travelers since ...
Friday, 11 January 2019
Jake the police dog was screening passengers boarding the Norwegian Epic cruise ship for the Holy Ship! EDM festival on the ocean. Jake alerted his police officer companion that he smelled something suspicious ...
Friday, 11 January 2019
At Jefferson K-8 School in Warren, Ohio, school police officer Adam Chinchik noticed that a car kept parking in the no-parking zone between two disabled spaces in front of the school. Turns out that it ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
Inside White Castle on the Las Vegas Strip I met David Lipman, Impossible Foods's Chief Science Officer, whose father was a butcher. It's a funny quirk for someone who's working to sell ...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
... executive officer, Bill Timmons, resigned Monday. Read the rest Read all  ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
... and "bleached the doorknobs." From the newspaper: Officers knew Arroyo because they have encountered him several times previously, (Salinas Police spokesperson Miguel) Cabrera said... The case has ...
Wednesday, 09 January 2019
... near Heathrow at roughly 17:05 GMT. "As a precautionary measure, Heathrow Airport has stopped departures and officers based at Heathrow are currently investigating the reports with colleagues from Heathrow ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
... but who will, someday, get a paycheck to cover their forced labor. In the latter group are 51,739 TSA "officers" (TSA screeners aren't cops, but they've adopted the "officer" honorific in a bid to secure ...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019
... problems in the program (and not just any whistleblower: Dr. John Mather was formerly chief medical officer for disability programs at the federal Social Security Administration before he retired and took ...
Monday, 07 January 2019
13. 3 dead, 4 injured in bowling alley shooting
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... officers discovered multiple subjects with gunshot wounds inside the location," it said. "Officers began life-saving measures which included CPR and the use of a defibrillator. The Torrance Fire Department ...
Saturday, 05 January 2019
... the Michigan hunter was caught with an illegal spike horn buck, he at first tried to deny it. But when a conservation officer cornered him, saying there was a witness to the deer shooting, he hung his ...
Friday, 04 January 2019
... the bike for himself so he went to work on the lock with a bolt cutter. A few seconds later, a police officer emerged from the station and arrested the chagrined lad. Read the rest Read all  ...
Wednesday, 02 January 2019
16. Police mourn loss of donut delivery truck
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... ... We hope you like sprinkles," The New York City Police Department tweeted. The doughnut company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, itself offered condolences via Twitter and let the officers know ...
Wednesday, 02 January 2019
After months of searching, Netflix appears to have a replacement for outgoing chief financial officer David Wells... and it's creating corporate drama in the process. Reuters and Wall Street Journal ...
Wednesday, 02 January 2019
18. Fallen officer honored
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Detective Deirdre Mengedoht was killed when a truck crashed into her police cruiser on Christmas Eve. Some local news outlets experienced difficulties covering the story. Read the rest Read all
Monday, 31 December 2018
ORG -- the UK Open Rights Group (disclosure: I am a co-founder and volunteers on its advisory board) is hiring a Data and Democracy Project Officer: "responsible for delivering our work on preserving ...
Thursday, 27 December 2018
A Cincinnati gentleman, running from a police officer who spotted him shoplifting from Walmart, accidentally ran right to the rear entrance of the nearby police station. According to police, "(Jeremy) ...
Monday, 24 December 2018
In October 2017, Syracuse cops arrested Torrence Jackson with a small amount of marijuana and accused him of hiding drugs in his rectum (the officers say they saw him shift in his seat and concluded that ...
Friday, 21 December 2018
... from the national police budget. The government is offering a one-off bonus of around $342 to each officer deployed to face the gilets jaunes protests, totaling around $37.7 million. But this may not ...
Friday, 21 December 2018
23. Alabama cops blame Satan in area homicides
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... RAISE OUR CHILDREN, NOT HAVE THEM RAISE US. IT IS TIME TO FULLY SUPPORT LAW ENFORCEMENT AND STAND BY THE OFFICERS AND DEPUTIES THAT ARE FAR TOO OFTEN HAVING TO WALK INTO THESE DANGEROUS SITUATIONS AND ...
Friday, 21 December 2018
... from stray shot, airport police chose not shoot down the drone. Gatwick chief operating officer Chris Woodroofe said: "The police are looking for the operator and that is the way to disable the drone." He ...
Thursday, 20 December 2018
... officers (some of whom were targeted in earlier i... Read all  ...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018