New York City Police Officers File Suit Claiming Intimidation to Cover Up Corruption

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TweetYum(The Ottinger Firm)   Four current and former New York City police officers have separately filed suit in federal court claiming intimidation by other officers to cover up corruption in the police force, as reported by the New York Times. For decades, the New York Police Department has required that any officers who observe suspicious or illegal activity […]

Indiana First State to Allow Citizens to Shoot Law Enforcement Officers

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TweetYumShareThis Indiana First State to Allow Citizens to Shoot Law Enforcement Officers 11 Jun 2012 Police officers in Indiana are upset over a new law allowing residents to use deadly force against public servants, including law enforcement officers, who unlawfully enter their homes. It was signed by Republican Governor Mitch Daniels in March. The first […]

2 Army officers killed in Afghanistan helo crash

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TweetYumShareThis 2 Army officers killed in Afghanistan helo crash 09 Jun 2012 Two Army officers based at Fort Bragg, N.C., died June 6 after their helicopter crashed in Qarah Bagh, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Friday. Capt. Scott P. Pace, 33, of Brawley, Calif., and 1st Lt. Mathew G. Fazzari, 25, of Walla Walla, […]

British troops shot dead by Afghanistan police officers

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TweetYum(London Guardian)   Two British servicemen have been shot dead by members of the Afghan police force, prompting renewed fears over the possible infiltration of the country’s security forces by insurgents. The Ministry of Defense said that a Royal Air Force airman and a soldier from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards were killed on Saturday in the […]

Senior officer’s damning emails reveal plummeting morale at heart of Afghan campaign

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TweetYumShareThis Army major’s despair at our ‘pointless war’: Senior officer’s damning emails reveal plummeting morale at heart of Afghan campaign that has cost 409 British lives 21 Apr 2012 They are stark words that reveal the despair of our forces fighting in Afghanistan. Emails sent to a former military chaplain paint a damning picture of […]