Cadet Steals his Dad’s Police Car, Pulls Over Ex and her New Boyfriend

Christopher Combs

Christopher Combs is a real “son of a cop.” He’s 22 years old, lives in Boynton Beach, and works as a cadet in the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office… the same office his daddy works at as a lieutenant.

On Saturday, around midnight, Christopher and two of his buddies were driving in a pickup truck on Loxahatchee Road in northwestern Broward County.
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Florida Man shouts “I am God” and punches a cop in the head

Jacob Bortz

A Melbourne man was taken into custody early Sunday after police say he punched a Melbourne police officer in the side of the head.

Police arrived at Radnor Drive and Central Boulevard in Melbourne around 10:30 p.m. Saturday and saw 19-year-old Jacob Bortz running around, flailing and shouting a female’s name in the street, according to reports. Bortz began walking toward the officer quickly, fists clenched and “sweating profusely.”
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Florida delivery man hit by police car and then arrested

Mason Morales

A Jimmy John’s delivery cyclist was hit in a downtown crosswalk Thursday afternoon by a Miami police officer driving an unmarked car.

But it was the sandwich deliveryman who went to jail. For 12 hours.

Mason Morales was arrested for criminal mischief after he threw his bike against the car in anger, then handcuffed in the middle of the street and placed in a cell at the Turner Guilford Knight Correction Center until his mother bailed him out at 3 a.m. Friday. Full Story »

Florida police fatally shoot woman threatening suicide

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Authorities say a Florida police SWAT team shot and killed an armed woman who had been threatening suicide.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office says a Sunrise Police SWAT team went to an apartment Friday where an armed woman had barricaded herself inside and was threatening to kill herself.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Veda Coleman-Wright said in a press release Saturday the woman stopped communicating with officers, so the SWAT team entered the apartment. She says the officers encountered the woman and shots were fired. She died at the scene. No officers were hurt. Full Story »

Quota? Florida troopers told to write 2 citations an hour per shift

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – A top official with the Florida Highway Patrol has told troopers they aren’t writing enough speeding tickets.

The Tampa Bay Times reports Maj. Mark Welch of Troop H in Tallahassee told troopers under his command via email that “the patrol wants to see two citations each hour” adding that it’s not a quota. He said it’s “what we are asking you to do to support this important initiative.”

Under the SOAR – Statewide Overtime Action Response – initiative, troopers can make extra money by working the road.

Welch noted the 5 percent pay raise the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott recently gave troopers, noting that it “has also increased your overtime rate.”

State figures show troopers wrote 934,965 citations in 2014 compared to 749,241 last year. Full Story »

It is perfectly legal for ex-cops to punch you in the face if they’re having a bad day in Florida

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Punching random people in the face is a criminal offense… unless you used to be a cop. Here at this Fort Lauderdale Beach hotel, an ex-cop got angry with the fact that valet parking wasn’t free, and punched the valet in the face, knocking him out. No charges were pressed…

Fort Lauderdale hotel guest caught on camera punching out valet

No charges were pressed for this assault. We say fuck that. PRESS CHARGES!

Let’s petition the State Attorney’s Office to take action, otherwise people will think Florida a place where you can just assault random people because you’re having a bad day.

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