Archive for May, 2013

29 May 2013

Police Interagency Cooperation-Just Why is it so Hit and Miss?

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The Boston bombing on April 15, 2013 gives a glimpse into the inconsistent police interagency cooperation that is needed to address not just terrorist activity, but other forms of organized or multi-jurisdictional criminal activity. Failures in information sharing between federal agencies and between federal and local agencies may have resulted in critical information being missed […]

29 May 2013

Children’s Hospital Tightens Security With Photo-ID Visitor Passes

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Philadephia.cbslocal.com reports that the Children’s Hospital of Philidelphia is adding a new policy to tighten up security. “No on incident caused this” says a hospital spokesperson. This seems to be a trend among children’s hospitals now. Prepare to bring your ID to the hospital. They will use your photo ID to place your photo on […]

29 May 2013

Dumb Thief Throws Away The Cash He Stole #dailydumb

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Some thieves really are dumb. In Georgia, a dentist had a bag containing his wallet and a significant amount of money which he left in his car for a moment. A thief broke into the car, took the bag, and immediately went for the wallet, never seeing the cash that was in the rest of […]

29 May 2013

Man Butt Dials 911 While Discussing Murder Plot #dailydumb

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Techdirt.com reports that in a classic dumb criminal moment, updated for the 21st century, Scott Simon, a Florida man,  butt dialed 911 while discussing his plan to murder someone. He was talking to currently unknown people about his plot to kill someone when his phone dialed 911 in his pocket. Police are currently seeking those […]

29 May 2013

I Faught The Law But The Law Won

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In the above video a 12 year old kid challenges an officer as to why he had parked illegally when going to purchase a beverage. The officer, taking umbrage to being challenged by a minor in this way, refuses to tell the kid his badge number even when the kid in question tells the officer […]

28 May 2013

Postal worker facing prison time after admitting to stealing $75 in gift cards

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Gary Thomas, a postal worker in Texas, will plead guilty to one count of theft of mail. The plea will be entered on June 4. Thomas worked as a window clerk in the post office. His job was to help customers and sort mail, but he stole a birthday card with a Walmart gift card […]

23 May 2013

Moore, Oklahoma Exemplifies Community Preparedness

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On May 20, 2013, Moore, Oklahoma was struck by an EF-5 tornado that tested community preparedness in a town that had been devastated in May, 1999 by another EF-5 tornado. In the 1999 storm, 36 people lost their lives in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area and the town was left to pick up the pieces […]

21 May 2013

Substitute allegedly assaulted student in class

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The daily world reports that Krotz Springs officials are looking into claims of an alleged assault on one of the students by a substitute teacher that was supposed to be looking after him. The teacher asked students to study for a test. When he told the teacher that he studied for it the night before, […]