The reportedly drunk heckler who drew Tony Stewart’s ire at the Chili Bowl nationals last night, prompting the NASCAR star to angrily confront him in the stands is a Tulsa County sheriff’s deputy according to an update today by the Tulsa World.
Police in Fargo, North Dakota have started livestreaming traffic stops via Periscope in an experiment for all the world to see. And so far, it’s been an embarrassing failure. But the Fargo PD doesn’t see it that way.
This might come as a shock: The FBI has a secret air force of sorts that’s recently been buzzing over Baltimore. Or maybe it’s not a shock at all. The FBI’s been using aircraft for decades. These new planes, however, use surveillance equipment designed for warfare and capable of tracking innocent citizens. That’s bad.
Two will enter, but only one will leave a victor. In what looks like a miniature auto-cross, this parking lot in Grapevine, TX has been repurposed for local police to show off their skills in a mano a mano obstacle course style competition.
You can find some great deals on bargain automobiles on Craigslist. However, recent stories about buyers and sellers being robbed or even killed illustrates the risk you take when dealing with an online stranger. Some police departments are responding by allocating a portion of their parking lot to ensure a safe sale.
US Customs and Border Patrol has confirmed they'll start using body-mounted accountability cameras on their officers in West Texas, New Mexico, Florida, Washington, Oregon, and Michigan. The ACLU has been working to make this happen since 2012, soon we'll see what exactly becomes of it.
Remember that time your dad rented a Bobcat, and you had a riot ruining the lawn and lifting things? "The Rook" is like that, but bulletproof and with attachments designed to smash walls, heave cars, spray knockout gas, or drop troops onto your roof.
I think I've answered my own question – no, probably not. We know Detroit is not the only municipality in this country having more budget problems. Times are still tough, and funds are being cut left and right. Which is likely the reason Malibu, Calif. is the latest city to let volunteers enforce parking.
There's nothing like a little police brutality — real or perceived — to ignite controversy. Obviously there's no call for police striking anyone prone on the road, but the question it raises is, who was the bigger douche? The cop who punched a prone man in the face or the drunk guy tearing around Milwaukee in his…
A Miami police officer was suspended for moving a mattress and a box spring on the roof of her squad car. This is the second infraction in Miami PD's new "take-home" car program.
According to a just-released press release, the city of Chicago has placed an order to buy 500 Ford Police Interceptor sedans and utility vehicles. While it might be the largest commitment to date for the Ford Taurus-based police car, it's not really unexpected. Because, you know, Ford builds them in Chicago.
Michael Jackson's not dead, his soul's alive and well and possessing the body of this awesome Filipino traffic cop.
Here's a video of two Utica, N.Y. police officers searching a car during a traffic stop. At 1:02, one officer pulls a small baggie of something out of his pocket and ducks into the car; at 1:31, he emerges again, holding the same baggie. Oops! (Update: Police have responded, saying that the full video shows the…
The car-surfing craze may have peaked here in the United States, but it's only aged just enough for it to be cool to an Quebec police officer who didn't think about who might be filming his fantôme ride.
A maker of police airborne surveillance cameras gives out annual awards for the best videos of pursuits and arrests. From a triple-digit motorcycle chase to a robber impersonating an alligator, this year's entries show why you shouldn't run.
Just what do we have here? We've got a civvie-spec Ford Crown Vic, a Galveston County, Texas police scanner, a dash-mounted speed gun, a guy with a dubious cop voice and a car clocked at 157 mph. Damn right, gentlemen.
With the demise of the Ford Crown Victoria in a few short months, police departments around the nation are scrambling to find a replacement. Or, like the city of Austin, Texas, they're buying enough now to last five years.
Check out this dramatic video of a man darting in and out of traffic in Pontiac, MI and then getting tasered by police just a few hours ago. It's absolutely the most bizarre video you'll see today.