Tag Archives: Police and Law Enforcement

Virginia man followed woman across three states in fake police car, authorities say

Jerry Lentz Saintvil and the car authorities say he used to impersonate a police officer.  (Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office) Authorities in Virginia say a man has been arrested and accused of impersonating a police officer after he allegedly followed a female driver through parts of Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia over the weekend. Jerry Lentz Saintvil, 28, is also charged ...

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Sheriff: It's 'financially better' for cops to kill suspects than injure them

Sheriff Donny Youngblood of the Kern County Sheriff’s Office said it was “financially better” for officers to kill suspects rather than injure them.  (Kern County Sheriff’s Office ) A California sheriff who’s trying to beat his chief deputy and win re-election is fighting back after the release of a 2006 video in which he says it’s “financially better” for cops ...

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Sheriff's vehicle strikes woman during Stephon Clark protest, dashcam video shows

Authorities in Northern California released dashcam video Monday showing the moment a protester was struck by a sheriff’s vehicle during a weekend demonstration sparked by the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark. Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones said at a news conference he hasn’t spoken to the deputy who was driving, but that there was a “high likelihood he didn’t ...

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Sheriff who pocketed $750G from inmate food fund bought beach house for $740G

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin has come under scrutiny for pocketing funds intended for food for inmates.  (Etowah County Sheriff’s Office) An Alabama sheriff who pocketed $750,000 from funds meant to feed inmates is coming under fresh scrutiny for the purchase of a beach house that cost nearly the same amount of money. AL.com reported Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin ...

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LAPD officer revives 3-week-old baby allegedly slammed on ground by dad: police

A Los Angeles police officer was being hailed as a hero Saturday for reviving an unresponsive 3-week-old baby after infant’s father allegedly slammed the child on the ground, authorities said.  (Reuters) A Los Angeles police officer was being praised for his efforts Saturday for reviving an unresponsive 3-week-old baby after the infant’s father slammed the boy on the ground, authorities ...

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Detroit officer shot in the head last week dies

Detroit Police Office Glenn Doss Jr. died Sunday after being shot in the head and chest Wednesday while responding to a domestic violence call.  (Fox 2 Detroit) A Detroit police officer who was shot last week while responding to a domestic violence call died Sunday, the department’s chief said. Officer Glenn Doss Jr., 25, was shot in the head and ...

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Suspect identified in fatal Pennsylvania shooting of US marshal, authorities say

Kevin Sturgis, 31, was identified as the man authorities said was involved in the U.S. marshal shooting in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on Thursday, the U.S. attorney’s office said.  (Justice Department) Officials announced the identity of the man believed to have fatally shot a U.S. marshal and wounded a York City police officer early Thursday in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The U.S. attorney’s office ...

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