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East Chicago police officer sentenced to 3 months in prison for failing to file tax returns


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ID of man shot, killed by Kettering police officer to be released today

An 18-year-old wanted in connection to an assault during a Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacist event earlier this month is now behind bars in Cincinnati.

Daniel Patrick Borden, formerly a student at Mason High School, was arrested Friday and booked into the Hamilton County Justice Center, where he is being held for the Charlottesville Police Department.

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He is charged in Virginia with malicious wounding, Charlottesville police announced in a news release. The charges are connected to an Aug. 12 aggravated assault in the 500 block of East Market Street in Charlottesville, police said. He is not connected to a car attack of counter-protesters that led to one death and dozens of injuries.

Police on Aug. 15 named Borden a person of interest in a violent beating of a black man who was demonstrating against the Unite the

Read more at: http://www.whio.com/news/crime--law/shots-fired-kettering-leads-call-for-officers-need-help/i4jc49lBGycVffEKMTgSXO/

Report: Officer showed up to gun training with alcohol in system

According to the report, Kowalske, an eight-year veteran of the Roswell police force, told his supervisors that he was having trouble sleeping because of homicides he had investigated and that he sees “ghosts,” which causes him to drink.

Read more at: http://www.ajc.com/news/local/report-officer-showed-gun-training-with-alcohol-system/TdiXeEc5MSK9jGzIAeD4LK/

Officer allegedly showed up to firearms training with alcohol in system

by: Mike Petchenik
Updated: Jul 7, 2017 – 7:51 PM


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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – A Roswell police detective is serving a 30-day suspension after investigators said he showed up to a firearms training class with alcohol in his system, and records show the stresses of his job might have led to the incident.

Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik obtained Detective Zackery Kowalske’s personnel file and the internal affairs investigation into what happened.

On May 31, records show Kowalske showed up late for a firearms class at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga.

Documents said an instructor asked Kowalske why he was late and noted that

Read more at: http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/records-show-officer-suspended-for-showing-up-to-firearms-training-with-alcohol-in-system/552910025?ecmp=wsbtv_social_twitter_sfp

Officer allegedly showed up to firearms training with alcohol in …

by: Mike Petchenik
Updated: Jul 7, 2017 – 7:51 PM


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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – A Roswell police detective is serving a 30-day suspension after investigators said he showed up to a firearms training class with alcohol in his system, and records show the stresses of his job might have led to the incident.

Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik obtained Detective Zackery Kowalske’s personnel file and the internal affairs investigation into what happened.

On May 31, records show Kowalske showed up late for a firearms class at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth, Ga.

Documents said an instructor asked Kowalske why he was late and noted that

Read more at: http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/records-show-officer-suspended-for-showing-up-to-firearms-training-with-alcohol-in-system/552910025?ecmp=wsbtv_social_twitter_sfp

Armed woman dies in officer-involved shooting, police say

A 29-year-old woman was killed after an overnight officer-involved shooting in which she fled from officers and fired a handgun, according to Des Moines police.

Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said in a news release that Tiffany Potter, of Des Moines, was shot by an officer around 2 a.m. Wednesday in the driveway of a home in the 1600 block of East 14th Street.

Authorities said the residents at the home have no connection to Potter, who was taken to a nearby hospital, where she later died of her injuries shortly thereafter.

Parizek said Potter was driving a vehicle and was attempting to evade officers because of possible drug-related offenses, but he said officials will never know for sure. When she parked the car in the driveway, she fled on foot. She was armed with a handgun and fired at least one round, though it is unclear

Read more at: http://www.kcci.com/article/des-moines-police-woman-injured-in-officer-involved-shooting/10260297

UPDATE: Armed woman dies in officer-involved shooting

Des Moines police said a woman has died after an overnight officer-involved shooting.

According to police, the incident happened at around 2 a.m.

The woman involved in the shooting has been identified Tiffany Lynn Potter, 29, of Des Moines. She was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Police said Potter was operating a vehicle that attempted to evade officers. Potter parked in the driveway at 1623 E. 14th Street, and fled from the vehicle.

According to police, Potter was armed with a handgun and fired at least one round.

Three Des Moines Police Department patrol officers were present at the scene, according to police. One officer fired his handgun. Immediately following the shooting, the officers present provided emergency medical aid to Potter.

According to police, these details have been corroborated by video recordings at the scene, and witness statements.

Read more at: http://www.kcci.com/article/des-moines-police-woman-injured-in-officer-involved-shooting/10260297

Your News for June 11: Exchange Club awards Officer of the Year …

Exchange Club of Greeley awards Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

The Union Colony Exchange Club of Greeley awarded John Zacavec with Law Enforcement Officer of the Year during a special club meeting May 15.

Zacavec is a Greeley Polic Department veteran of more than 12 years. His primary assignment is in the Patrol Division.

According to a release from the club, the Exchange Club chose Zacavec for this honor because of his expert skills as a major crime scene investigator, his certification by the International Identification Association and his service in the Weld County Critical Incident Response Team.

The Union Colony Exchange Club of Greeley meets the first and third Monday of each month at Cattleman’s Steak House, 2600 11th Street Rd.

Staff reports

Read more at: http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/local/your-news-for-june-11-exchange-club-awards-officer-of-the-year/

UKPD officer trains specifically for sexual assault cases


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837 students who responded to the annual CATS survey for the 2015-2016 school year reported being sexually assaulted. 20 percent of these individuals reported their case to the university, including the Violence Intervention and Prevention Center,

Read more at: http://www.kykernel.com/ukpd-officer-trains-specifically-for-sexual-assault-cases/article_aeb6abcc-1817-11e7-9979-8f7880a59ead.html