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Arleta High School receives false bomb, shooting threats during visit by Rep. Tony Cardenas

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of calling in shooting and bombing threats to Arleta High School shortly after Congressman Tony Cardenas spoke to students there and was still in the campus auditorium. Both threats were fake, police said. LAPD and Los Angeles School Police Department  officers swarmed the campus at around 9:30 a.m., shortly after the pair of phoned-in threats were reported not long after Cardenas made his speech. Police asked Cardenas to stay for a few minut...
Tags: Politics, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Lapd, Perez, San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles Unified School District, Ahmed Elsayed, Pacoima, Cardenas, Tony Cárdenas, Top Stories LADN, Los Angeles School Police Department


LA County sheriff, civilian-oversight advocates square off over Measure R

Voters’ approval of Los Angeles County Measure R would give the county’s Civilian Oversight Commission the power to subpoena documents from the Sheriff’s Department and make that ability permanent, not subject to political whims of the Board of Supervisors. Proponents who want stronger scrutiny of the law enforcement agency, especially following deputy-involved shootings, believe the measure would enable the commission to fulfill its watchdog role while requiring the Sheriff to supply its member...
Tags: Elections, Crime, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Trump, Los Angeles County, Board of Supervisors, LA County, HUNTSMAN, Coachella Valley, VILLANUEVA, Jim McDonnell, West Hills, Sheriff 's Department


When Did Bloomberg Turn Against Stop-and-Frisk? When He Ran for President.

Mr. Bloomberg has begun to imply that he turned against the practice much sooner than he did. In reality, he defended it for years, including the month before he entered the presidential race.
Tags: News, Police, New York City, Youth, Bloomberg, Black People, Racial Profiling, Minorities, Apologies, Firearms, Crime and Criminals, Search And Seizure, Race and Ethnicity, Police Department (NYC, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R


Cyprus: Attributing The Knowledge Of A Person To That Of The Corporation - Soteris Pittas & Co LLC

On the issue of attribution of knowledge of a person to a corporate entity, Cypriot Courts have in inter alia the cases of Police v Vasili Vasileiou Case no. 15408/07, 9/06/2008, The Republic v ...
Tags: News, Police, Cyprus, Republic, Vasili, Corporation Soteris Pittas amp ; Co LLC


6-Year-Old Held in Mental Health Center for 2 Days Without Mother’s Consent

Under a Florida law called the Baker Act, Nadia King was removed from her Jacksonville elementary school this month after she reportedly had a series of outbursts.
Tags: Florida, News, Police, King, Jacksonville, Nadia, Jacksonville (Fla, Tantrums in Children, Mental Health Center


Pioneering policing and probation work | Letters

Readers respond to the news that reoffending rates have been slashed in a deferred prosecution programmeThe Durham constabulary’s deferred prosecution scheme looks like a good example of doing “something different” to achieve the transformational change that the criminal justice system is crying out for (Pioneering police scheme slashes reoffending rates, 15 February). But as its champion, Jo Farrell, reminds us, “context is everything” and your article raises bigger questions about the part pre...
Tags: Police, UK News, UK criminal justice, Durham, Farrell, Jo Farrell


Roseville Coach Accused Of Having Long-Term Sexual Relationship With Minor

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police arrested a 38-year-old sports coach Thursday who is being accused of engaging in a long-term sexual relationship with a minor on a team he coached. The Roseville Police Department said James Brian Rhodes, 38, of Roseville, is being charged with 21 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor spanning from April 2019 to December 2019. Mugshot of James Brian Rhodes, 38 (credit: Roseville PD) Rhodes is also being charged with one count of sexual penetrat...
Tags: News, Police, Local, Syndicated Local, Roseville, Rhodes, Roseville Police Department, Roseville News, Placer County Jail, James Brian Rhodes, Roseville PD Rhodes, Rancho Cordova Roseville PD, Roseville Police Investigations Unit


Roseville Man Accused Of Having Long-Term Sexual Relationship With Minor

ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville police arrested a 38-year-old sports coach Thursday who is being accused of engaging in a long-term sexual relationship with a minor on a team he coached. The Roseville Police Department said James Brian Rhodes, 38, of Roseville, is being charged with 21 counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor spanning from April 2019 to December 2019. Mugshot of James Brian Rhodes, 38 (credit: Roseville PD) Rhodes is also being charged with one count of sexual penetrat...
Tags: News, Police, Local, Syndicated Local, Roseville, Rhodes, Roseville Police Department, Roseville News, Placer County Jail, James Brian Rhodes, Roseville PD Rhodes, Rancho Cordova Roseville PD, Roseville Police Investigations Unit


Police: Taser, K9 Used To Arrest Suspect Wanted For Violent Assault In Fairfield

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A man wanted in connection with a violent assault was arrested Thursday in Fairfield, authorities said. The Fairfield Police Department said they received a call shortly before noon on Thursday regarding a wanted suspect in a residence on the 4900 block of Brittany Drive. Mugshot of Adam Perez, 26 (credit: Fairfield PD) The suspect was identified as Adam Perez, 26, who police said was wanted for a violent assault that happened the night before. Fairfield PD said the family ...
Tags: News, Police, Local, Syndicated Local, Fairfield, Taser, Brittany, Perez, Fairfield Police Department, Fairfield News, Fairfield PD, Adam Perez


Mary-Lou McDonald: violent dissident republicans should disband

Sinn Féin president’s statement comes after senior party figures were threatened Violent dissident republicans should disband, the Sinn Féin leader has said. Anti-peace process renegades threatened the party’s vice-president, Michelle O’Neill, and veteran policing spokesman Gerry Kelly after they supported a recent recruitment campaign for new Catholic officers.The party’s president, Mary-Lou McDonald, said they would not be deterred or intimidated by the gunmen. She added: “These people have no...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Police, World news, Ireland, Northern Ireland, UK security and counter-terrorism, Catholic, Sinn Féin, Anti, Continuity IRA, Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O'Neill, Gerry Kelly


Met removes hundreds from gangs matrix after breaking data laws

How list is compiled also to be reviewed amid claims it blights life chances and is discriminatoryHundreds of young people have been removed from a controversial police list of alleged gang members after claims that it is discriminatory and blighted their life chances, the Guardian has learned.The Metropolitan police’s gangs matrix, which the force says is a vital tool in tackling violence in London, has been found to be breaking data laws. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Police, Communities, Society, UK News, Data Protection, Guardian, Young People, Gangs, Metropolitan Police, Information commissioner


Why the N.Y.P.D. Subpoenaed a Reporter’s Twitter Feed

The police used an antiterror law to demand information about who leaked crime scene photos that she posted to social media.
Tags: Twitter, New York Post, News, Police, Social Media, Freedom Of The Press, Subpoenas, News and News Media, News Sources, Confidential Status of, Police Department (NYC, USA PATRIOT Act


Slow then go: Checking in on Oregon’s new stop sign law

Should we call them slow signs? Bicycle riders no longer have to stop if they have the right-of-way.(Photo and terrible Photoshopping by J. Maus/BikePortland) I don’t want to jinx it, but we’re 44 days into being an “Idaho Stop” state and the sky hasn’t fallen. I haven’t heard of any crashes caused by confusion over Oregon’s new law, and there have been (remarkably) zero biased news stories or crazy op-eds about it. If you’re new here, as of January 1st of this year people riding bicycles in ...
Tags: Oregon, Police, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Broadway, Oregon House, Portland Police Bureau, Twitter and Facebook, Byrd, Jonathan Maus, Paul Souders, Matthew Rogers, Engstrom, Chris Rall, Paul Frazier


Police Use Family-Tracking App on Son's Phone to Show His Dad Was Near Huge Blaze at Ex-Employer

Authorities linked a man to a factory arson that destroyed “well over a million” dollars in property last month by convincing his son to give them access to an app that would allow them to view the suspect’s movements, Forbes reported.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Crime, Privacy, Police, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, Location, Forbes, Life360, Family Tracker


Homeless man sues LAPD over ‘Crimebuster’ Facebook pages, claims harassment

A homeless man living on the streets of the San Fernando Valley is suing the Los Angeles Police  Department, accusing an officer of illegally towing his van and harassing him on Facebook by posting his location and personal history. Rex Schellenberg, an 81-year-old who has lived on sidewalks and out of vehicles for more than 30 years, said in the federal lawsuit filed Monday that a senior lead officer from the Topanga Division used the Facebook page to enlist residents to pinpoint his location a...
Tags: Facebook, Lawsuit, Crime, News, California, Police, Office, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Rex, City Council, Local News, Lapd, Valley, Lancaster


Homeless Man Files Civil Rights Suit Against Police Officer Who Monitored Him on Facebook

Not all police are bad, but Facebook is the highway to surveillance hell, and cops are on it. In the latest story to highlight cop’s social media activity, a homeless resident of Los Angeles has filed a civil rights suit against the city and a police officer who is accused of conducting a several-year-long harassment…Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Science, Police, Los Angeles, Police Use Facebook


Family of man shot dead by Met police criticise inquiry delay

Priti Patel launches inquiry into Jermaine Baker’s death in north London in 2015The family of a man shot dead by police have today criticised the four years it has taken for the government to announce an inquiry into why an officer opened fire.Jermaine Baker was part of a criminal gang trying to spring a prisoner from custody when he was killed by a Metropolitan police marksman in December 2015. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Police, UK News, Metropolitan Police, Priti Patel, Jermaine Baker


After Officers Are Shot, Police Union Identifies Enemy: The Mayor

“You sold the N.Y.P.D. to the vile creatures,” the union said of Mayor Bill de Blasio. He responded that such remarks fomented hatred and division.
Tags: News, Police, New York City, Bill De Blasio, Bill, Mayors, De Blasio, Mullins, Organized Labor, Politics And Government, Police Department (NYC, Attacks on Police, Sergeants Benevolent Assn, Edward D


Reader: I was harassed by a truck driver and police won’t take it seriously

The message below came to us from a reader via Facebook. I’m sharing it here with permission from the victim. (Photo by the victim’s spouse.) Today, Feb 8, 2020, my spouse and I were returning from a ride along the esplanade. I’m a bit slow because I’m recovering from a full hysterectomy and appendectomy. My husband was waiting for me along the curb headed north on N. Williams just after Broadway. As I was crossing N. Broadway (during green light in bike lane), a Dodge Ram 2500 began to appr...
Tags: Facebook, Washington, Police, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Williams, Broadway, Kkk, Assault, Trucks, Portland Police Bureau, Jonathan Maus


Bloomberg’s Blunt Defense of Stop-and-Frisk Policy Draws Scrutiny

As the former New York City mayor starts to rise in the polls as a Democratic presidential candidate, an audio recording of him defending the policy in 2015 is circulating widely on social media.
Tags: News, Police, New York City, Bloomberg, Minorities, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R


California attorney general reviewing LAPD use of state database after reports of false gang IDs

California’s attorney general said his office will review how the Los Angeles Police Department has been using the state’s CalGang database after some officers last year were found to have been falsifying information about innocent people and labeling them as gang members. Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday if serious abuses are found in the state audit, or if LAPD fails to follow new rules he’s imposing on the agency, that could mean revoking its access to the decades-old system. “LAPD...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Police, Sport, Soccer, Lapd, Doj, Moore, Los Angeles Police Department, General s Office, Van Nuys, Gardena, Attorney General s Office, Xavier Becerra, Becerra


YouTuber Humza Arshad uses humour to tackle violent crime

The Badman actor-comedian has held workshops in schools about violence and extremism “I always found myself playing the part of terrorist number two, [with] just one line: ‘Allahu Akbar’.” The YouTube star Humza Arshad shouts the last two words with such force that pupils at Harris Academy jump, before roaring with laughter.It might seem an unlikely joke to make at a school workshop tackling violent crime and extremism, but that is precisely why Arshad is here: to break down the barriers that ca...
Tags: London, Education, Youtube, Police, UK News, Knife crime, Humza Arshad, Arshad, YouTuber Humza Arshad, Harris Academy


Junior police ‘must make split second decisions on terrorists’

Former senior officer warns of growing threat from lone terroristsThe terrorist threat to the UK is rapidly evolving and placing huge demands on the shoulders of junior officers who have to make life-and-death decisions in split seconds, according to a former senior officer with Scotland Yard. Related: Preacher who inspired Streatham terror attack peddling jihad from behind bars Continue reading...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Police, UK News, UK security and counter-terrorism, Counter-terrorism policy, Streatham, Streatham attack


Soldier Kills at Least 20 People in Thailand Mall Shooting

(NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand) — A soldier who holed up in a popular shopping mall in northeastern Thailand shot multiple people on Saturday, killing at least 20 and injuring 31 others, officials said. Police said they have secured the mall, and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said there were no more bodies left inside. But he added, “we don’t know whether there are any additional injuries or deaths or not.” He did not say whether the shooter had been found. Anutin said a doctor w...
Tags: News, Police, Uncategorized, Public Health, Thailand, Bangkok, Defense Ministry, Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand, Nakhon Ratchasima, ADAM SCHRECK, Korat, Rath, Lopburi, Onetime, Anutin Charnvirakul, Anutin


'Crimes not reported' as public lose confidence in police

Watchdog says police’s capacity to investigate volume crime is ‘extremely limited’The police watchdog has warned that public confidence is being damaged with officers “rumbled” for struggling to investigate crimes – such as burglary – and by stop and search, which is ten times more likely to target black people than white.Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the public is increasingly not bothering to report certain crime types, generally less seri...
Tags: Crime, Law, Police, UK News, UK criminal justice, Stop and search


Mumbai tests light that punishes

Honking at a traffic light won’t make the traffic flow quicker, but most of us feel compelled to do it anyway. It makes us feel like we’re being proactive, doing something about the situation. It’s not helping, but at least it can’t possibly make the traffic worse. Well, it turns out that it can. In Mumbai, police have introduced noise-sensitive traffic lights in an effort to cut noise pollution. If cars honk too loudly, the light will remain red for longer. The system relies on decibel meter...
Tags: Travel, Police, Traffic, Mumbai, All, Horn, Mumbai Police, BAGL4iXiPH Mumbai Police


NYPD to Launch a Totally Reliable iOS App to Log Police Activity That Will Definitely Work as Intended

The New York Police Department is replacing the memo books used by over 30,000 officers to track everything from patrol assignments and 911 calls to arrest records with an iOS app, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.Read more...
Tags: Ios, Apps, Science, Technology, Crime, Privacy, Police, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Law Enforcement, New York Times, Nypd, New York Police Department


Police uncovering 'epidemic of child abuse' in 1970s and 80s

PM told to say sorry for remark about ‘spaffing’ money up wall as 4,024 claims lead to guilty verdictsPolice say they are uncovering a hidden “epidemic” of paedophile abuse in the 1970s and 1980s, with thousands of allegations leading to convictions against people who abused their power to attack children.New figures seen by the Guardian show that 4,024 allegations led to guilty verdicts at court after police investigations since 2014 into decades-old child sex offences. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Crime, Children, Police, Society, UK News, Boris Johnson


Why the N.Y.P.D. Dropped One of Its Oldest Crime-Fighting Tools

Officers’ most-used item since the 1800s isn’t the gun or handcuffs, but the handwritten activity log. Now an iPhone app is replacing it.
Tags: Iphone, News, Police, New York City, Anthony, Lynch, Tasso, Mobile Applications, Police Department (NYC, Patrick J, Police Benevolent Assn


Home Office may drop Theresa May's 28-day limit on police bail

Priti Patel proposes doubling or trebling time suspects can be bailed without chargeThe home secretary, Priti Patel, has bowed to pressure from rank-and-file police officers and is seeking to rip up reforms to bail spearheaded by Theresa May.Patel has proposed doubling or trebling the length of pre-charge bail, which since 2017 has been limited to 28 days under changes drawn up by May when she was home secretary and implemented when she was prime minister. Continue reading...
Tags: Crime, Police, UK News, Theresa May, Priti Patel, Theresa May Patel