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Wacky Police News


Is Bark Worse Than His Bite? – Police in Three Rivers, Michigan have arrested a man for barking at a police dog. The suspect was charged with disorderly conduct and released on his own PR.

HIBK – The Waterloo, Iowa Police Department has recently begun accepting text messages in their 911 call center. The idea is to help citizens who have hearing difficulties. Officials also believe that kidnap victims may be in a position to text in their cries for help. So does HIBK stand for Help, I’ve Been Kidnapped. Or, does it mean, Honey, I Bought A Kangaroo?

Unsafe Body Armor? The U.S. government has filed suit against First Choice Armor, claiming the body armor sold by the company failed safety tests. The government says rapid degradation and manufacturing problems are at the root of the problem. Eight vests were tested in 2005 and all eight failed.

Stop Trying To Kill Yourself Or We’ll Kill You – Police in Tennessee fired 59 rounds at a suicidal man, killing him. The suspect had threatened to kill himself several times before police arrived on the scene. Officers attempted to subdue the distraught man with a stun gun, but were unable to do so. So, when the man made hostile gestures with his rifle, police terminated the threat.

Was Her Bite Worse Than Her Bark? – An intoxicated California woman was jailed after leading police on a high speed pursuit. When she finally came to a stop she kicked one officer and bit another. The woman was later taken to a local hospital for injuries she received during the arrest.

A couple weeks ago, I sadly reported the death of Detective Marc DiNardo who was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a suspect in an armed robbery. His department has released this surveillance video of the events that led to the shooting.

Surveillance video from Jersey City police shootout
2 replies
  1. Terry
    Terry says:

    The best thing about this post is that it might mean there are no fallen heroes to report today. (Not that the post isn’t great in and of itself).

    And today at my blog, Homicide Detective Hussey’s post fits right in with yesterday’s Graveyard Shift post. I hope you’ll stop by and add your take.


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