Man sought for killing two Americus, Ga., police officers who were responding to a domestic violence incident shot himself to death yesterday. Georgia Bureau of Investigation director Vernon Kennan called him a “career criminal.”
Despite Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck’s declaration that the city won’t cooperate with federal immigration authorities, his department is collaborating with ICE on criminal investigations that can result in deportations.
A government police watchdog reports that among those targeted by police officers and other employees were victims of domestic abuse, drug and alcohol addicts, and people who work in the sex industry, some of whom were in custody at the time. “What can be worse than a guardian abusing the trust and confidence of an abused person?” asked former constable Mike Cunningham, who led the investigation.
President-elect visits Columbus to meet with first responders and victims in campus incident involving man who drove his car into a crowd and then attacked people with a butcher knife. Trump didn’t discuss the assailant, whom he had called “a Somali refugee who should not have been in our country.”
Criminologist James Alan Fox explains how the parole system allows individualized punishments. He imagines how bad it would be if parole became a reality television show, along the lines of “Judge Judy” and “American Idol.”