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NY police chief apologizes for ‘inflammatory’ anti-Muslim film

New York police chief Ray Kelly apologized for what he said was an “inflammatory” film about Muslims that was shown to hundreds of police officers at a training facility. The film, “The Third Jihad,” featured a brief interview with the police commissioner and claimed to portray the threat posed to…

Security video shows police lied about Rand Paul’s behavior

If Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) was acting “irate” during a recent visit to Nashville International Airport, it certainly hid it very well. After being briefly detained by police officers on Monday, Paul appears to be getting some vindication in the form of a security camera’s video. Although police described him…

25,000 troops and police to protect London during Olympics

LONDON — Around 25,000 troops and police officers will be deployed in London during the Olympic Games to prevent attacks, a Scotland Yard official told AFP on Thursday. “The whole purpose of our policing operation is to try and deter terrorists, to deter those wish to do ill to the…

Prison for New Orleans cop in Katrina shooting

A former New Orleans police officer was sentenced to five years in prison for helping cover up a deadly shooting in the days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in 2005. Ten New Orleans police officers have been convicted in a federal probe into a police shooting on September 4,…

Rally against police abuse and rape

I'm angry but not surprised to hear that the jury acquitted the NYPD police accused of rape and burglary.  Not surprised, because the belief that some women are fair game has not only not disappeared from our society, but it's probably only grown stronger in recent years as the tabloid…

The ‘non-lethal’ Taser: 400 dead since 2001

Law enforcement agencies in Canada are banning the shock device in the wake of a study by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation: The study includes a medical analysis that concluded someone shot with a Taser could face as high as a 50 percent chance of cardiac arrest. The Taser company, however,…

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