Tag: police

Mozambique: Municipal Police Condemned for Attack On Journalists

July 1, 2021
Maputo — The Mozambican chapter of the regional press freedom body MISA (Media Institute of Southern Africa) has strongly condemned the municipal police in the northern city of Nampula for a physical attack against four journalists on Tuesday. According to a MISA-Mozambique press release, the victims of the police assault all work on private television

SENEGAL : Police invest in TAG armoured vehicles in wake of riots

April 22, 2021
In response to the tense situation, the interior minister Antoine Félix Abdoulaye Diome placed an urgent order for a consignment of several dozen BATT armoured personnel carriers (APC) from the American-Emirati supplier The Armored Group (TAG). Source link

Six Capitol Police Officers Suspended After Insurrection | National

February 20, 2021
The United States Capitol Police has reportedly suspended six officers and is investigating nearly 30 others in connection with the deadly January 6 insurrection on the U.S. Capitol building. According to a statement provided to The Hill, the Capitol Police’s Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating a total of 35 officers, and that “Acting Chief

Capitol Police Boosting Security Around Lawmakers After The Capitol Insurrection

January 29, 2021
The Capitol Police is boosting security around lawmakers in the wake of the Capitol insurrection, according to an email obtained by The Associated Press. Timothy P. Blodgett, the acting sergeant at arms, wrote that “Capitol Police will be stationed at area airports and Washington’s Union Station on busy travel days,” the outlet reported. Additionally, the

Mozambique: Police Commander Sacks Frontier Police Leaders

January 28, 2021
Maputo — The General Commander of the Mozambican Police, Bernadino Rafael, announced on Wednesday that he has removed the entire command of the First Regiment of the Frontier Police, stationed at Namaacha, on the border between Mozambique and Eswatini. He added that all members of the frontier police stationed a few kilometres away at Macuacua

Police identify man shot to death while driving Rolls-Royce in Buckhead

January 27, 2021
Brandon Hamilton, 43, was pronounced dead at a hospital after crashing the vehicle into a tree on Piedmont Road, according to Atlanta police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant.Investigators said Hamilton was driving in the Lindbergh area shortly before 3 a.m. At some point, a car pulled up alongside his vehicle, and someone inside it started shooting,

Police body-cam footage shows standoff between cops and suicidal teenager

November 21, 2020
Newly-released police bodycam video captures a dramatic standoff between cops and a suicidal Florida teenager who then shoots himself moments before police riddle him with bullets. One of the bullets that struck 18-year-old Devon Gregory was from his own gun, the Jacksonville medical examiner announced, though coroners have yet to determine if that was the

Man pleads guilty to helping set fire to Minneapolis police precinct

November 20, 2020
A man pleaded guilty on Thursday to helping set ablaze a Minneapolis police precinct during a George Floyd protest in May, a report said. Bryce Williams, 26, of Minnesota, copped to a charge of conspiracy to commit arson in connection to the May 28 fire at the Third Precinct, the Star Tribune reported. Williams helped

Washington man arrested mid-interview — for a job with state police

November 20, 2020
A Washington man applying for a job with the state’s police force got arrested mid-interview. The 31-year-old admitted something that set off alarms as he was going through the background check and polygraph test process for a gig with the Washington State Patrol on Tuesday, local outlet KING-TV reported. “A person in the application process

Florida cops release video of fatal police shooting of 2 black teens

November 19, 2020
Florida authorities released dashcam video Tuesday of a police-involved shooting that killed two black teens after outraged family and community members demanded answers from authorities over the shooting. Brevard County Sheriff’s deputies Jafet Santiago-Miranda and Carson Hendren were investigating a possible stolen vehicle in the Cocoa area when they encountered 16-year-old Angelo Crooms and 18-year-old