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Police Officers in Boston Schools Feel Unsafe Without Weapons

Police Officers in Boston Schools Feel Unsafe Without Weapons

Police officers who patrol Boston public schools want permission to carry pepper spray while on duty and also insisting they need protection from violence on campuses. Sgt. Kirk Harrison, who work in a Boston school told The Boston Globe five officers currently cannot go to work because of injuries. One, in particular, he remembers, even needed shoulder surgery after a quarrel with a student. “We ... »

IMPD are Investigating Robbery Involving Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

IMPD are Investigating Robbery Involving Suspects who Posed as Police Officers

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police responded to an incomplete 911 call from the 7300 block of Hague Road around 8:30pm Tuesday.  When they arrived, the homeowner told them he and his sister had been tied up and robbed at gunpoint by three men who pretended to be police officers.  This man said he answered a knock at the door at 8:20 to find three white males in their twenties wearing hooded sweatshi... »

Police Officers Pointed Guns at Innocent African-American and his Son

Police Officers Pointed Guns at Innocent African-American and his Son

A highway stop in which Iowa police officers pointed guns at an innocent Afro-American and his 6-year-old son has prompted a federal lawsuit and racial profiling claims. Details of the September 2014 incident in northwest Iowa have emerged in a lawsuit filed by the driver, 32-year-old Levi Wilson of Orange City. Officers say the brothers sometimes drove the same truck. Levi Wilson denies that. He ... »