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Police

The changing landscape of mental health services in Baltimore: diverting more police calls to suicide hotline

A 911 diversion pilot program reroutes certain calls to a hotline, instead of automatically sending Baltimore police officers to deal with people experiencing mental health crises.

The Baltimore Sun - Health - 1 hour ago

Oakland school shooting that injured six, including two students, was gang-related, police chief says

A school shooting in Oakland, California, that injured six people, including two students and school employees, was gang-related, police said Thursday.

Fox News - US News - 10 hours ago

Report: China Has Dozens of Police 'Service' Stations Around the World – Including New York

The NGO Safeguard Defenders revealed that Chinese police officers had established dozens of overseas "service stations" around the world.

Breitbart - Politics - 13 hours ago

Driver arrested after police chase stolen SUV from Gaslamp Quarter to El Cajon

Officers discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen and tried to detain the driver and a passenger, but the driver took off

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Top Stories - 18 hours ago

Ohio man who was jailed for making fun of police online takes First Amendment case to Supreme Court

An Ohio man is suing his local police department after he was arrested and jailed for poking fun at them on Facebook, asking the Supreme Court to rule that his First Amendment rights trump qualified i

Washington Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

6 injured in Oakland school shooting, police say

TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – 6 people were shot on Wednesday at a school campus in Oakland, in a burst of gunfire that erupted minutes before hundreds of students were scheduled to be dismissed for the afternoon.

Mehr News Agency - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Sheriff candidates talk jail deaths, homelessness in Lincoln Park forum

Kelly Martinez and John Hemmerling vying in first election without an incumbent sheriff on the ballot in 30 years

The San Diego Union-Tribune - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Outrage Grows Over Phoenix Police Killing of Black Man 'Who Needed Help'

Phoenix police shot and killed Ali Osman, a 34-year-old Black man, on Saturday during an incident in west Phoenix that's sparking outrage among some activists and the city's close-knit Somali community to which he belonged.

Phoenix New Times - Top Stories - 1 day ago

Iran's morality police disappear from streets after dozens killed in protests

After woman’s death in custody, Tehran weighs less heavy-handed tactics for monitoring Islamic dress code

Irish Times - World - 1 day ago

Why are Chinese police operating in Canada, while our own government and security services apparently look the other way? -- Charles Burton -- September 26, 2022

Amid reports of ‘overseas police service centres’ in Toronto, it’s not clear that politicians or law-enforcement agencies care about our sovereignty

The Globe and Mail - Opinion - 1 day ago

Two Bishop Amat football players accuse rival coach of assault; police investigating

Two Bishop Amat High School football players allege they were physically assaulted by Damien coaches at a game Friday — and now Damien head coach Matt Bechtel has been suspended.

Los Angeles Times - Top Stories - 3 days ago

What's inside that tightly duct-taped box? Some Uber drivers are bringing packages to police

While it’s not clear how often drugs are an issue for Uber’s package delivery service, it’s a hot topic in online forums for drivers.

NBC News - Technology - 3 days ago

Oklahoma police reunite wolfdog with owner: 'Like a cuddly puppy'

A pet wolfdog who escaped her enclosure in Oklahoma was found by the Oklahoma City Police Department after going missing for 24 hours. Fox News Digital interviewed the wolfdog's owner.

Fox News - Weird - 4 days ago

12 cops face discipline for misconduct after George Floyd protests

On May 31, 2020 — six days after Floyd died — dozens of protesters were pushed and hit with batons as officers struggled with two people in the 400 block of North Clark Street, according to a report released publicly Thursday.

Chicago Sun-Times - Politics - 6 days ago

Wily Seal Surrenders At Police Station After Sneaking Into Massachusetts Pond

"Shoebert" the gray seal is believed to have traveled to the pond from the sea via a river and drainage pipes.

Huffington Post - Weird - 6 days ago

Türkiye to bolster Qatar World Cup security with 3,000 riot police

Besides the 3,000 riot police, Ankara will also deploy 100 special operations police to Qatar, along with 50 bomb specialists and 80 sniffer dogs and riot...

Daily Sabah - Sports - 6 days ago

Cops say 'no evidence' of kidnapping in case of dead Georgia woman who sent 'They won't let me go' message

The county sheriff said Wednesday there was 'no evidence to suggest or support that this incident was related to a kidnapping or that this was a suicide.'

New York Daily News - Top Stories - 7 days ago

Houston suspect tells fast-food employees it's his first robbery, leaves empty-handed, police say

A suspect in Houston entered a fast-food restaurant, told employees it was his first robbery, and eventually left empty-handed, according to police.

Fox News - Weird - 8 days ago

Trial of corruption case against California sheriff to begin

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A longtime San Francisco Bay Area sheriff heads to trial on public...

SF Gate - Sports - 9 days ago

Judge Temporarily Blocks Arizona's Ban on Recording Police

A judge issued an injunction Friday to temporarily block Arizona's new police filming ban from taking effect.

Phoenix New Times - US News - 13 days ago

Uber turns to police as hacker breaches computer network

A hacker claims to have obtained an Uber employee’s password and gained access to internal systems.

Euronews - Business - 14 days ago

Chinese police detains a woman wearing Japanese Kimono, sparking outrage on social media

A police officer from Suzhou city in Jiangsu province, China, arrested a woman for wearing a traditional Japanese Kimono while taking photos on Huaihai street, a Japanese cuisine district.

Global Voices - Entertainment - 1 month ago

AZ Patriots Leader Wanted by Police After Bear Mace Attack

AZ Patriots leader Jennifer Harrison is wanted by police after an altercation at a pro-choice protest.

Phoenix New Times - US News - 2 months ago

This Police Officer's Mission Is To Mentor Civil Service Aspirants And Help Them Crack The Competitive Exams

Since 2016, Police Officer Mahesh Bhagwat has mentored over 1250 all-India service aspirants who have succeeded in the UPSC exams, to join the all-India IAS, IPS, Indian Forest Service as well as other Central services like the Indian Foreign Service

NDTV - Entertainment - 2 months ago

New York Let Residences for Kids With Serious Mental Health Problems Vanish. Desperate Families Call the Cops Instead.

Many residential treatment facilities for children in New York are shutting down, leaving families frustrated and scrambling to find mental health services. Some kids age out of care as they wait.

ProPublica - Health - 3 months ago

Boston Police Bought Spy Tech With a Pot of Money Hidden From the Public

Massachusetts police can seize and keep money from drug-related arrests. No one has publicly reported how that money gets spent. A WBUR/ProPublica investigation found that Boston police used over $600,000 of it on a controversial surveillance device.

ProPublica - Technology - 9 months ago

Police patrol vaccine units after anti-vaxxers harass staff and public

Police received intelligence that more disturbances were being planned

Independent UK - Health - 1 year ago