Cops

Cops Arrest 12-Year-Old For Pointing ‘Finger Guns’ At Classmates

from the finally-the-gov’t-is-getting-serious-on-gun-control dept If we keep insisting on putting cops in schools, things like this are never going to stop happening: A 12-year-old Overland Park girl formed a gun with her fingers, pointed at four of her Westridge Middle School classmates one at a time, and then turned the pretend weapon toward herself. Police …

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Your Money Or Your Life: Louisville Cops, Prosecutors Dropping Hefty Trafficking Charges In Exchange For Seized Cash

from the participation-trophies-for-all-drug-war-participants dept Law enforcement agencies like to portray asset forfeiture as an important weapon in the Drug War arsenal — one capable of toppling cartels and kingpins. Every so often, a large amount of cash and drugs is trotted out in front of reporters as evidence of this claim. The reality is much, …

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British Cops Catch Shooter-Printing Villain

It’s a perennial of breathless British tabloid scare reporting that 3D printers will unleash a tide of weapons upon the streets. But perhaps it might actually be time for Brits lock up their children, because London’s Metropolitan Police have announced their first prosecution for 3D printing a handgun. The gun pictured appears to be a …

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Pilot sues cops after failing breathalyzer, passing blood test

CLOSE A former Skywest pilot who failed a breathalyzer test before being cleared by a blood test, is suing the police who arrested him. (Photo: Bloomberg via Getty Images) A former SkyWest pilot filed a federal defamation lawsuit Tuesday against the two South Dakota police officers who arrested him for failing a breathalyzer test, saying he has …

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Cops Digitally Erase Suspect’s Facial Tattoos To Make Him Look More Like The Robbery Suspect Caught On Camera

from the police-officers-dig-deep,-find-new-lows dept When the police have already decided who they like for some unsolved crime, almost nothing will stop them from getting their man. Investigations are supposed to involve investigating. But when a handful of tipsters said a black man robbed a bank, the Portland PD went to work trying to pin four …

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IoT botnet creator cops plea to hacking more than 800,000 devices

Getty Images | Marilyn Nieves A 21-year-old Washington man has pleaded guilty to creating botnets that converted hundreds of thousands of routers, cameras, and other Internet-facing devices into money-making denial-of-service fleets that could knock out entire Web hosting companies. Kenneth Currin Schuchman of Vancouver, Washington, admitted in federal court documents on Tuesday that he and …

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