A Utah police officer who pulled over a car carrying iconic soul singer Gladys Knight was treated to an impromptu rendition of “Happy Birthday” Wednesday night. Knight was a passenger in the car stopped for speeding in the town about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, Pleasant Grove Police Capt. Mike Roberts says. Officer… More »
When the Macedonia Police Department found $160 of crystal meth in a hotel room trash can, they didn’t take the issue lying down (the beds were too gross). Instead, they posted pictures of the drugs on Facebook, along with a funny lost and found message.
“We are sure this was done as an accident… More »
Retired Marietta, Ohio police officer Matt Hickey is dying to purchase his best buddy Ajax, a K9 Partner police dog. However, the town says he’s going to have to bid for him because Ajax is technically public property. :(
Mark Hickey has offered to pay $3,500, which is Ajax’s estimated value. But the… More »
The elaborate secret life of Charles Price and his alligator sidekick was only brought to ight earlier this month by an appliance repairman working in the basement who sensed faint sounds and movement. More »
In what was likely one of the most adorable (but inconvenient) 911 calls, New Jersey 7-year-old Isabella Laperuta called the police after she accidentally touched her Elf on the Shelf. More »
No strangers to political controversy, Pussy Riot continues to use their musical platform for relevant and often brutally honest discourse, this time honing in on Europe’s stringent migration policies. More »
Watch the video and partake in this man’s most absurd form of budgeting! More »
This past Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors passed a motion to implement a task force that will investigate and enforce safety surrounding EDM (electronic dance music) festivals.
The task-force will form it’s own safety super-group, including members from the sheriff’s department, fire department, health services, and public health. Despite concerns… More »
In the wake of Freddie Gray’s murder and the weeks of protests in Baltimore as a result, there comes a huge let-down after the seemingly good news that all 6 Baltimore cops were charged with the murder of Freddie Gray. Each of these cops will now be released on a bail of $350,000, which is… More »
To protect and serve, huh? Oklahoma City police arrested fellow cop Daniel Ken Holtzclaw, 27, yesterday for rape and sexual battery against seven Black women.
Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty said that an investigation by the sex crimes unit found Holtzclaw assaulted the women while on-duty between February and June of this… More »
This weekend, police in Brooklyn, New York, busted some folks who were grilling on the sidewalk — which, I didn’t know until reading this New York Daily News article, is illegal. But a “melee” broke out, with several of the parties resisting arrest. Now there are photographs being distributed by a community advocacy group which… More »
A former University of Oregon public safety officer is suing the University after being fired in 2012 for reporting misconduct within the school’s police department. According to the released officer James Cleavenger, a handful of his fellow officers kept a “Bowl of Dicks” list which they regularly updated instead of working. For those… More »
The New York City Police Department is infamous for the controversial “stop and frisk” program, critiqued for how it is used for racial profiling. This story, however, is more like stop and grope.
Nearly one year ago, those of us who put our faith and trust in the police had our world rocked: an New York City Police Department officer named Michael Pena was charged with grabbing a 25-year-old woman off the street, threatening to shoot her, and raping her in a yard. A neighbor saw Pena raping… More »
We have been woefully remiss is posting “Modern Lady,” the new CurrentTV web series starring Erin Gibson that replaced Sarah Haskins’ late, great “Target: Women” show. Allow us to atone for our sins with today’s offering: Erin Gibson asking why all of TV’s lady cops are the same — with a deep and… More »
I grew up drooling to “Cops,” so my classiness expectations for TLC’s new Thursday night show, “Police Women Of Broward County,” were low. But, actually, “Police Women” is way less trashy than you’d expect. The lady cops bust heads and take names, and they deliver monologues about single motherhood and how hard it is to… More »