Quantcast
Home » Topics » officer (Page 6)

Ret. intel officer: US troops violated Rules of Engagement in Reuters shooting

During a Monday appearance on MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show, a retired intelligence officer claimed that U.S. forces violated the military’s Rules of Engagement in events depicted by a video released by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, which allegedly shows the murder of civilians and journalists in New Baghdad, Iraq. The Pentagon maintains…

Protesters try to cuff Rove, drive him off stage

Karl Rove has seen better days. The former White House Deputy Chief of Staff and top Bush adviser was treated to a cadre of protesters Monday, who threatened him with a citizen’s arrest and ultimately succeeded in driving him offstage. As the local CBS News affiliate described it, “Karl Rove…

NYPD’s quotas mean innocent people being arrested: officer

A New York City police officer is alleging that his department has arrest quotas that result in innocent people being arrested. Officer Adil Polanco told WABC channel 7 in New York that his precinct — the 41st in the Bronx — has a “20 and one” monthly quota, meaning each…

Despite transit cop’s testimony, 3 NYPD officers acquitted in sodomy case

Only three weeks ago, The New York Post reported that “the blue wall had fallen.” On February 1, the NY Daily News reported, “A nervous NYPD cop delivered damning testimony against a fellow officer Monday, telling jurors how the officer shoved a retractable baton into a suspect’s backside.” “Officer Kevin…

Top US intelligence officer calls US intelligence ‘hazy’ and ‘ignorant’

A top military intelligence chief is calling for revamped US intelligence efforts in Afghanistan in a scathing report that says the current focus on insurgent networks is “only marginally relevant.” Major General Michael Flynn, the top US and NATO military intelligence officer in Afghanistan, made the unsparing assessment in a…

CIA suicide attacker was Jordanian intelligence asset

The suicide attacker who killed eight people in an attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan was a Jordanian who had been recruited by Jordanian intelligence as a double agent, US media said Monday. NBC News cited western intelligence officials as saying the Jordanian, identified in the report as Humam…

California police test head-mounted cameras

Police in California are testing out a new head-mounted camera system. Police would be required to activate the camera before coming into contact with suspects, according to the L.A. Times. The device resembles a Bluetooth earpiece and is attached by a band that runs around the back of the officer’s…

DC cop on desk duty after pulling gun at snowball fight

A Washington, D.C. police officer has put on desk duty after he allegedly pulled a gun during a snowball fight Saturday, according to The Washington Post. Reports say the snowball fight was inspired by Twitter messages. AP has this update: WASHINGTON – Washington, D.C., police are investigating after Internet videos…

Google+