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Authorities detain teen gunman who killed two during standoff at Moscow school

A teenage student shot a teacher and a police officer dead, taking more than 20 other children hostage at a school in Russia’s capital Moscow on Monday, before he was disarmed and detained. The attacker entered the school, which is located in the north of the city, carrying a rifle.…

Grand jury indicts North Carolina police officer in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

A North Carolina police officer was indicted in the shooting death of an unarmed man who had crashed his car after prosecutors presented the case to a second grand jury. Police Officer Randall Kerrick was indicted Monday on one count of voluntary manslaughter, reported the Charlotte Observer, just one week…

Ukrainians outraged after policeman filmed abusing naked protester in freezing cold weather

A member of Ukraine’s elite Berkut riot police force assaulted and humiliated a naked protester after he was detained in freezing cold temperatures in Kiev, according to a video posted Thursday. The Ukrainian interior ministry swiftly apologised for the horrific incident, which recalled notorious prisoner abuse scandals like that at…

The worst police misconduct of 2013

Police officers are heroes. They voluntarily put themselves in harm’s way to serve and protect every citizen, and society grants them powers above and beyond the average citizen to achieve their mission. Unfortunately, this power can be abused, turning the heroes into villains. Extra power, in a free society, must…

Muslim fanatics found guilty of murdering British soldier

Two Muslim fanatics were found guilty Thursday of murdering a British soldier whom they butchered in broad daylight on a London street. Lee Rigby was knocked down by a car and then nearly decapitated as Michael Adebolajo, 29, and Michael Adebowale, 22, hacked him to death with a meat cleaver…

Scientologist pleads guilty in sovereign citizen plot to kidnap and kill a police officer

A former high-ranking Scientologist pleaded guilty Thursday in connection with a plot to kill Las Vegas police officers to advance her sovereign citizen views. Devon Newman, a former paralegal and public relations director of Scientology’s “Celebrity Center,” accepted a plea agreement on conspiracy to commit false imprisonment, a gross misdemeanor…

Cop cleared of wrongdoing after shoving police dog into suspect’s car after pursuit ends

A grand jury declined to indict a North Carolina police officer this week despite viewing dashboard camera video that clearly shows him shoving a police dog inside a suspect’s vehicle as he holds his hands up in surrender. The police dog then attacks the suspect, Johnnie Williams, as he’s trapped…

Texas cop shoots man after women refuse his ‘wife-swapping’ plan

A police officer in Texas has been accused of shooting another man multiple times after two women reportedly refused to go along with a plan to swap sexual partners for the night. According to the San Antonio Express-News, 29-year-old Olmos Park Officer Frankie Salazar and 33-year-old Jesus Edward Guitron had…

Militants kill Libyan chaplain and former police officer in Benghazi

Two attacks in Libya’s Benghazi Thursday killed an air force chaplain and a former police officer, a security official said, the latest in a wave of violence targeting soldiers and police. Sheikh Muftah al-Fitouri, who preached at the city’s Benina air base, was killed when an explosive device attached underneath…

Former Texas cop indicted on manslaughter after firing 41 shots at suspect after pursuit

A grand jury indicted a former Texas police officer Monday on a manslaughter charge in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect following a high-speed pursuit. A judge set bond Tuesday at $100,000 for 33-year-old Patrick Tuter, who’s accused of firing 41 shots at 25-year-old Michael Allen Vincent following a…

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