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Ferguson police begin using body cameras

 FERGUSON • Police officers here began wearing body cameras on Saturday as marchers took to the streets in the most recent protest of a shooting three weeks earlier by a city officer that left an unarmed teenager dead. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said his department was given about 50 body cameras by two companies, […] Read More →

Obama, the Islamic State and Christian Crucifixions

Chuck Norris  Pundits and news agencies have questioned the validity of reports that the Islamic State is beheading children in its conquest of Syria and Iraq. But there is one fact that can’t be contested: The Sunni-dominated al-Qaida splinter group is on a war rampage using some of the most heinous and barbaric means to […] Read More →

“When did this become OK?” “Terrifying” Militarized Occupation of American Cities

A Former Marine Warns…  Former Marine Paul Szoldra warns that events in Ferguson, Missouri illustrate the “terrifying” result of the militarization of police, with the American people now being treated like insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq. In an article for Business Insider, Szoldra questions why police in Ferguson are wearing combat gear such as desert […] Read More →

MH17 Probe Moves to Second Ukraine Site as Search Goes On

 Investigators combing the wreckage of Malaysian Air (MAS) Flight MH17 in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine will broaden their search today after finding more human remains and personal effects of victims yesterday. The team of Dutch and Australian forensic experts and police officers plans to go to an area northeast of the village of Rozsypne, where pieces […] Read More →

Australia readies 90 police for Ukraine crash site

 Australia is close to finalizing a deal with Ukraine to send police and a small number of troops to secure the Malaysian plane crash site as part of a multinational team, the Australian prime minister said Friday. Australia has 90 federal police officers in Europe ready to be deployed to the site in eastern Ukraine […] Read More →

2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

Syracuse police identify officers involved in downtown crash  Police have identified the two Syracuse police officers involved in a minor car crash Tuesday morning. The crash occurred at about 11:20 a.m. at the intersection of East Water and South Townsend streets. Officer Robert Harrington, 35, was driving a marked patrol car west on East Water […] Read More →