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Lorain auxiliary police officers to ticket for building, nuisance violations privateofficer.com

  LORAIN OH July 25 2014  — New rules will allow Lorain auxiliary police officers to write tickets for building and housing code violations. On July 21, Lorain City Council voted for legislation to reorganize the Lorain Police Auxiliary. The unit keeps its objective of safeguarding and protecting the health, welfare, property and safety of […]

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Hundreds of Nuclear security officers win settlement against G4S privateofficer.com

  OAK RIDGE TN July 25 2014 Hundreds of nuclear security guards have settled a lawsuit against their former employer for more than $2.6 million. They say that’s good news for them and for other workers in East Tennessee. This lawsuit was filed more than two years ago about overtime. The 358 guards say they […]

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2 arrested at University of Georgia arrested for illegal sale of hundreds of textbooks privateofficer.com

  Athens GA July 25 2014 Two people at the University of Georgia are in hot water for allegedly selling hundreds of textbooks that University Police said were obtained illegally. In the first of the two cases, which police said are unrelated, Julia Hannah Meranski, 27, was initially arrested April 1 and charged at that […]

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Shoplifter faces extra charges for spitting and resisting privateofficer.com

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  Windsor CA July 25 2014 A 38-year-old female was arrested and faces multiple charges after assaulting a security guard during a shoplifting incident Wednesday night. Brandi-Lee Blue, 38, from Windsor, is charged with theft under $5,000, assault with the intent to resist arrest and assault. Windsor police were called to Shoppers Drug Mart located in […]

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Fort Collins man arrest in assault of security and police officer privateofficer.com

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  Fort Collins CO July 25 2014 A Fort Collins man out celebrating his 21st birthday in Old Town was arrested early Wednesday after he reportedly shoved a bouncer at a downtown bar and then knocked an officer to the ground, sending him to the hospital. Fort Collins Police Services responded to a disturbance at […]

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Camp Coldbrook violence angers neighborhood residents privateofficer.com

  BARRE VT July 25 2014  — Residents who live near the Camp Coldbrook Golf and RV Resort told selectmen Wednesday night they are fed up with problems in the rural area where they live and they want something done. Irene Stevens said she has lived near the campground for 54 years and has never […]

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Houston man charged in nightclub murder privateofficer.com

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  Houston TX July 25 2014 Charges have been filed against a man accused of fatally shooting one man and wounding another outside an after-hours club in southwest Houston. Bradley Garrett, 36, is charged with murder. The shooting happened at the H2O night club in the 9400 block of Country Creek on June 22. Police […]

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SC man arrested for taking gun into U.S. Capitol Building privateofficer.com

  WASHINGTON, D.C. July 25 2014— A Camden man was arrested Wednesday after authorities said they found a loaded 9 mm handgun in his bag as he tried to enter a congressional office building in Washington, D.C., The Washington Post reports. The U.S. Capitol Police arrested Ronald William Prestage, 59, Wednesday morning after he was […]

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Virginia Commonwealth University Police scores first place in national ranking for traffic safety initiatives privateofficer.com

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  RICHMOND, Va. July 25 2014 — Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department ranks first in the nation among colleges and universities for traffic safety initiatives, according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police. The school took part in the 2014 National Law Enforcement Challenge, which recognizes traffic safety programs that focus on areas like […]

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Cookie’s Kids school uniform security officers stabbed privateofficer.com

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  Queens NY July 25 2014 A robber slashed two security guards with an ice pick as he tried to get away with stolen merchandise at a Queens children’s uniform department store, police say. The suspect was trying to leave the Cookie’s Kids school uniform store in Jamaica with the stolen items Monday evening when […]

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MD. Armored Truck Robber Pleads Guilty privateofficer.com

  GREENBELT, MD July 25 2014 —Adrian Baldwin, age 28, of Washington, DC, pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit an armed commercial robbery in connection with the robbery of an armored truck. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Stephen […]

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Sarasota County outsources crossing guard services privateofficer.com

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  SARASOTA COUNTY FL July 25 2014 - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has hired a private firm to take over crossing guard duties at county schools. The agency requested proposals in May, with a due date of June 18. Staffing Connection/Action Labor of Fort Lauderdale was chosen to oversee the services, according to the sheriff’s […]

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Former Buffalo police officer sentenced to prison for selling marijuana privateofficer.com

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  Buffalo NY July 25 2014 James Hamilton Sr. will spend more than a year and a half in prison after pleading guilty to selling marijuana. The 29 year old former cop pleaded guilty to the charges and was sentenced to 18 months in prison Wednesday, July 23rd in federal court. Hamilton must also pay […]

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Police seek suspects who placed white flags on Brooklyn Bridge privateofficer.com

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  Brooklyn NY July 25 2014 Infiltrators slipped past the NYPD’s anti-terror nexus before the dawn’s early light Tuesday, climbed to the tops of both Brooklyn Bridge towers — and swapped the American flags there for white banners in one of the most stunning security breaches in the city’s history. “We’re lucky they just put […]

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Notorious Vegas casino cheat caught at Sands Bethlehem privateofficer.com

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  Bethlehem PA July 25 2014 Convicted casino cheater Jubreal Chahine may have been slick enough to elude Las Vegas police, who have lodged seven arrest warrants against him for casino-related crimes in the Silver State. But the 40-year-old Nevada resident wasn’t smart enough to fool security at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem this week. Maybe […]

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Man went to hospital for circumcision and awoke to find penis amputated privateofficer.com

  BIRMINGHAM, Alabama July 25 2014 – A man says in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed this week that he went in for a circumcision last month at Princeton Baptist Medical Center and awoke to find his penis had instead been amputated. The man and his wife filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Jefferson County Circuit Court […]

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3 Houston security officers shot in one week raise concerns privateofficer.com

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  HOUSTON TX July 25 2014 — It’s been a dangerous week for private security guards in Houston. Since last Thursday, three guards have been shot. For security officers, like police, training can make the difference between life and death. It’s Dorothy McClendon-Corbitt’s first week training as a security guard and her first shots at […]

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Pa. McDonald’s Worker Was Selling Drugs While On The Job privateofficer.com

  RADNOR, Pa. July 25 2014— A worker at a McDonald’s on the Main Line was serving up more than a happy meal, police say. Investigators say what he is accused of doing in the parking lot was illegal and now he is facing serious charges. According to investigators, the worker, identified by Radnor Police […]

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Former Waltham Police Officer Sentenced on Child Pornography Charges privateofficer.com

  PRESS RELEASE FBI OFFICEBOSTON MA July 25 2014—A former Waltham Police Department police officer was sentenced today on child pornography charges. Paul Manganelli, 48, of Waltham, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to 60 months in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release. Upon release, Manganelli must […]

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Employees sue Apple over labor code violations privateofficer.com

  California July 25 2014 Four employees suing Apple turned the case into a class-action lawsuit Tuesday, now involving 20,000 current and former Apple employees in the U.S. and China. The lawsuit, originally filed in 2011, is claiming Apple failed to provide rest periods, meal periods, wages upon termination and wage statements, while also conducting […]

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