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LAPD Police Reserves – Twice a Citizen

April 17, 2015
LAPD Police Reserves – Twice a Citizen

We take a look into the lives of 4 LAPD reserves who offer their free time to help the Police Department in many ways.

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Chris Hedges: Murdering the Wretched of the Earth – Chris Hedges’ Columns – Truthdig

August 16, 2013

Radical Islam is the last refuge of the Muslim poor. The mandated five prayers a day give the only real structure to the lives of impoverished believers. The careful rituals of washing before prayers in the mosque, the strict moral code, along with the understanding that life has an ultimate purpose and meaning, keep hundreds of millions of destitute Muslims from despair. Chris Hedges: Murdering the Wretched of the Earth – Chris Hedges’ Columns – Truthdig

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Raw video Davenport police chase, and shooting

September 26, 2012
Raw video Davenport police chase, and shooting

Scott County Attorney Mike Walton has cleared three Davenport police officers of any wrongdoing in the Aug. 7 shooting of an 18-year-old man on the Centennial Bridge. Walton said Thursday that the three officers — Sgt. Greg Behning, Detective Epigminio Canas and Officer Sam Miller — shot Michael Linn Cross as he tried to run them over with his vehicle in an attempt to break free from a blockade of police vehicles. “When you don’t stop after officers try to stop you, bad things are going to happen,” Walton said. “Mr. Cross raised the level of danger for everyone involved. He endangered the lives of officers, he endangered the lives of civilians, and he endangered his own life.” Walton showed video from a squad car’s dashboard camera. The video showed Cross crashing his Chevy Blazer into an unmarked police van at the base of the bridge in Davenport shortly after midnight. He then put his vehicle in reverse and struck another unmarked vehicle that attempted to box him in. A marked squad car with lights flashing also attempted to block him. The three officers fired their weapons at Cross’s vehicle as he rapidly accelerated forward. Walton said the officers fired six rounds, and Cross sustained three gunshot wounds that were not life-threatening. The incident on the bridge lasted 1.03 seconds, Davenport Police Maj. Don Schaeffer said. Schaeffer said the officers fired their weapons because they felt they were in danger, adding that Cross turned his steering wheel “toward those …

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Stop Texting and Save Lives

August 23, 2012
Stop Texting and Save Lives

Stop Texting and Save Lives AAA is Committed to improving the lives of 51 million members across North America. When you think of AAA, you probably think of maps and directions and emergency roadside assistance, some of our top services. But did you know that AAA offers many services to help with your travel planning. […]

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Memorial Day 2012

May 28, 2012
Memorial Day 2012

Today I felt the need to just say thank you to all our men & women wearing their uniforms and risking their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces. read more

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An Alternative to Yoga: adaptogenic herbs can relieve stress

April 26, 2012
An Alternative to Yoga: adaptogenic herbs can relieve stress

It would be nice to create some peace in our lives to allow for our creative, healthy juices to flow: To meditate on our newest piece of work or to nourish our bodies with a long bikram yoga cla read more

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Martial Artists Stop L.A. Motel Robbery

November 6, 2011

Martial arts fighters stopped an armed robbery in progress at a Los Angeles motel, risking their lives to save the motel clerk and apprehend the robber. Brent Alvarez , 33, and Billy Denney , 28, had just arrived from Oregon for a martial arts tournament.

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Raw Police Video