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NYPD in Hot Water After Altercation With Pregnant Woman
By Cristina Arreola | 09/25/2014 - 09:25

The New York City Police Department will investigate an altercation between police officers and a pregnant woman that resulted in her being pushed to the ground in the Sunset Park neighborhood o


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Police Departments in Heavily Latino Neighborhoods Lack Hispanic Officers
Police Departments in Heavily Latino Neighborhoods Lack Hispanic Officers
By Samantha Leal | 09/08/2014 - 12:26

In a new study by the Associated Press has highlighted the low number of Hispanic officers in police depar


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Woman And Two Children Murdered After NYPD Failed To Translate Police Report
By Cristina Arreola | 02/21/2014 - 09:59

A woman and her two children were brutally murdered by her ex-husband -- even after the woman submitted a police report to the NYPD, informing them that she feared for her life.


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Cops Shoot Cali Boy Seven Times in 10 Seconds
Cops Shoot Cali Boy Seven Times in 10 Seconds
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/25/2013 - 10:16

Thirteen-year-old California resident, Andy Lopez Cruz, lost his life on Tuesday after police shot him several times in just a matter of seconds.

According to Fox News Latino, Cruz was carrying what cops thought was an assault rifle, but the weapon actually turned out to be a toy.


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K-9 Unit Attacks On Latinos And Blacks On Rise In Los Angeles County
By Fox News Latino | 10/09/2013 - 12:32

The number of Latinos and African-Americans bitten by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department canines have dramatically increased in the past few years, a new study released earlier this week states.

While the annual dog bites for whites, Native Americans and Pacific Islanders remained very low from the years 2004 to 2012, the number of K-9 unit attacks on Latinos and African-Americans rose in the same period.


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Mother's Day Parade Shooting: 19 Injured in New Orleans, Police Seek Gunmen
Mother's Day Parade Shooting: 19 Injured in New Orleans, Police Seek Gunmen
By Sugey Palomares | 05/13/2013 - 13:37

Mother’s Day had a violent ending during a New Orleans parade on Sunday. Nineteen people were wounded, including two children, after gunmen opened fire during the event on Sunday.


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Survey Reveals Latinos Are Less Likely to Report Crimes to Police
Survey Reveals Latinos Are Less Likely to Report Crimes to Police
By Sugey Palomares | 05/08/2013 - 15:17

According to a new study, many Latinos admit they are less likely to report crimes because local police are more involved in enforcing immigration laws, which has led to an increase in deportations. Over 2,000 Latinos in major cities including, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Phoenix were surveyed over telephone for the report titled, Insecure Communities: Latino Perceptions of Police Involvement in Immigration Enforcement.


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NYPD Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Plotting to Cook, Eat 100 Women
By Samantha Leal | 11/20/2012 - 12:58

A New York City police officer has pleaded not guilty to plotting to kidnap, torture, cook and eat at least 100 women, reports Fox News Latino. The officer, Gilberto Valle, has been accused of pulling photos, names and addresses of potential victims from a confidential law enforcement database. He has been denied bail.


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Pancho Villa Descendant Becomes Top Cop in Quintana Roo, Mexico
By Mariela Rosario | 05/05/2011 - 15:00

In a story so fantastical, it has to be true (because we seriously can not make this stuff up) Pancho Villa's great nephew Gen. Carlos Bibiano Villa Castillo has become the top cop in the coastal Quintana Roo state of Mexico.


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