Cops Leave Basketball Game After Seeing Player’s Shirts

watch Off-duty police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, walked out of their security posts at a WNBA game when they noticed that some of the players were wearing Black Lives Matter t-shirts (video below).

The players reportedly wore shirts at the Lynx game that called for change following the deaths of Philando Castille and Alton Sterling. The shirts enraged the officers, who were working security at the game and decided to leave.
“I commend them for it,” Minneapolis Police Federation Lt. Bob Kroll said.

The team’s spokeswoman, Ashley Carlson, said that the players were saddened by the deaths of Castille and Sterling but would not be wearing the shirts at future games.

If we take this time to see that this is a human issue and speak out together, we can greatly decrease fear and create change,” player Maya Moore said at a press conference, ESPN reported. “Tonight we will be wearing shirts to honor and mourn the losses of precious American citizens and to plead for change in all of us.”

Many readers applauded the officers for taking a stand against the players who supported Black Lives Matter.

“These sport people are getting as bad as the Hollywood morons. They all live in their own little world. These people that wear crap like this need to quit playing sports and put on a uniform and badge and tell me how that works for them just trying to make it thru their shift and go home to the family alive. Other wise they need to shut the hell up,” one Newsiosity reader commented on the site’s Facebook page.

” would have walked out too. Too bad somebody didn’t retaliate on them with no one to protect them. The days of BLM power over the police (they think) is over. They got away with that crap when Obummer was in office, but Trump isn’t gonna let this continue. He respects the police and military and expects the same respect from every American. This is how we make America great again!!!!” another wrote.

“Maybe people should pay more attention to crime statistics and patterns when considering profiling complaints. These young women may also want to consider if the their behavior is consistent with a solution or simply a part of the problem that seems to have been exacerbated in the last two decades. There are many problems in life that we all must deal with, but enlarge, law enforcement is far more beneficial to communities than not,” another added.

Sources: ESPN, Newsiosity/Facebook / Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Tags: Minneapolis, Officers, Black Lives Matter, Shirts, Video

-A number of cops were working security at a WNBA game. When they saw the shirts one of the teams was wearing, they walked off the job in disgust. Here’s a picture of the shirts. Let us know if the cops did the right thing.

Cops Go To Pick Up Food For Grieving Family Of Deceased Officer, Are Met By This Cashier

A man’s unsolicited generosity toward the colleagues of a recently slain police officer has given St. Louis County police renewed hope in their relationship with the public.

In the early morning hours of Oct. 6, Officer Blake Snyder, 33, was shot and killed by an 18-year-old man who had been accused of causing a disturbance in suburb outside of St. Louis, according to KCRA.

Snyder’s killing left the St. Louis County Police Department reeling.
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“Obviously the most stressful event that the police department can face is the loss of an officer,” Lt. Karl Bulla said, according to KSDK.

Later that day, Snyder’s family, friends and colleagues gathered to lament his death. Eventually they grew hungry, and decided to order food from Chick-fil-A. When Bulla and his partner went to pick it up, they were told the $500 order had already been paid for.

“The young lady behind the counter said I just want to let you know this is taken care of,” Bulla recalled. “We’re like, ‘No, the Welfare Association’s going to pay for it.’ She’s like, ‘No, it wasn’t taken care of by us, although we would’ve done that. It was taken care of by a gentleman who, don’t tell him, but he’s sitting right behind you.’”

The officers were taken aback by the man’s act of kindness.

“It’s emotional, you know?” Bulla said. “And that’s the thing that gets officers through this. It get us through this because the public, I think, are generally good. They support the police department.”

The man, who wished to remain anonymous, explained to them that last July the St. Louis police had apprehended another suspect accused of shooting an officer in his back yard. This was his way of repaying them.

Bulla said he and his colleagues hope to return the favor in some way.

“You’ve got my card. I’d love for you to call me because we want to take care of you,” Bulla said he told the man. “If I can just buy you a coffee or take you out to lunch somewhere it’s the least I can do for you.”

The St. Louis County Police Welfare Association, in tandem with the West County Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association, are hosting an event on Oct. 14 to raise money for Officer Snyder’s family. Snyder is survived by his wife and 2-year-old son, according to KCRA.

—This police officer was murdered in the line of duty. His fellow cops decided to go to America’s most popular fast food chain to buy food for his grieving family. When it was their turn in line, they were met by this cashier

Cop Who Shot Young Minority Male Sends Kaepernick Item He’ll Never Forget

Retired police officer Chris Amos, a father of three, had the spotlight shone on him while he was still in uniform. Amos shot and killed a young minority male and was given paid leave.

He is exactly the type of police officer that Kaepernick spoke about when he said, “There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave and getting away with murder.”

However, Amos decided to show Kaepernick something that the NFL player didn’t know: that they were more alike than he realized.

The open letter addressed to Kaepernick that Amos posted on Facebook was absolutely spectacular. See the full letter below:

An Open Letter to Colin Kaepernick,

Dear Colin guess you have been pretty busy these last few days. For the record I don’t think any more or less of you for not standing for the national anthem. Honestly, I never thought that much about you, or any professional athlete for that matter, to begin with. I’ve read your statement a few times and want you to know I am one of the reasons you are protesting. You see I am a retired police officer that had the misfortune of having to shoot and kill a 19-year-old African-American male. And just like you said, I was the recipient of about $3,000 a month while on leave, which was a good thing because I had to support a wife and three children under 7 years old for about 2 months with that money. Things were pretty tight because I couldn’t work part-time. Every police officer I’ve ever known has worked part-time to help make ends meet.

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You know, Colin, the more I think about it, the more we seem to have in common. I really pushed myself in rehab to get back on the street, kind of like you do to get back on the field. You probably have had a broken bone or two and some muscle strains and deep bruising that needed a lot of work. I just had to bounce back from a gunshot wound to the chest and thigh. Good thing we both get paid when we are too banged up to “play,” huh? We both also know what it’s like to get blindsided. You by a 280-pound defensive end, ouch! Me, by a couple of rounds fired from a gun about 2 feet away into my chest and thigh. We also both make our living wearing uniforms, right? You have probably ruined a jersey or two on the field of play. I still have my blood-stained shirt that my partner and paramedics literally ripped off my back that cold night in January. Fortunately, like you I was given a new one. Speaking of paramedics aren’t you glad the second we get hurt trainers and doctors are standing by waiting to rush onto the field to scoop us up. I’m thankful they get to you in seconds. It only took them about 10 minutes to get to me. By the grace of God, the artery in my thigh didn’t rupture or else 10 minutes would have been about 9 minutes too late. We also have both experienced the hate and disgust others have just because of those uniforms we wear. I sure am glad for your sake that the folks who wear my uniform are on hand to escort you and those folks that wear your uniform into stadiums in places like Seattle!

I guess that’s where the similarities end, Colin. You entertain for a living, I and almost 800,000 others across this country serve and protect. Are there some bad apples within my profession? Absolutely, and they need to be identified and fired or arrested! But you know what, the vast majority do the right thing, the right way, for the right reason. Did I mention that seconds before I was shot, an elderly African-American gentleman walking down the sidewalk, turned to my partner and I as we rode past and said, “Get them.” Get who, you ask? The thugs terrorizing an otherwise good and decent neighborhood, home to dozens of good, decent African-American families trying to raise those families in communities not protected by gates and security guards. No these folks and families depend on America’s law enforcement officers.

Colin, I have buried 7 friends killed in the line of duty and three others who have committed suicide. I have attended more funerals than I care to remember of neighboring departments who have lost officers in the line of duty, during my career. Law enforcement officers with different backgrounds, upbringings and experiences united by their willingness to answer the call to protect and serve their fellow citizens.

Colin, I am sorry for the endorsement deals you may lose and the dip in jersey sales, but please know you will NEVER lose what these men and women and their families have lost. And so whether you stand or sit during the national anthem means very little to me. As for me and the men and women on whose team I was privileged to serve, we will put on our ballistic vests, badge and gun, kiss our loved ones goodbye, for some tragically for the last time, and out into a shift of uncertainty we will go. We will continue to protect and continue to serve and we will be standing at attention, Colin, not just for the playing of our national anthem, but far more importantly for the playing of Taps.

Cops Issue Warning About Killer Who Is ‘On A Mission To Spread His Disease’

An Oklahoma man is at large after killing two people and shooting four others, including two police officers.

Police received a call on Oct. 23 reporting gunfire in Wellston, Oklahoma City, KTVI reported. When officers arrived at the scene, Michael Vance opened fire on them with an AK-47.

Officer Shaun Stewart and Officer Jim Hampton suffered non-life threatening injuries. After shooting at the officers, Vance stole a police car and fled the scene.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office wrote a statement on Facebook:

At approximately 6:30 this evening, two Wellston police officers were shot while responding to a shots fired call in the Wellston area. The injuries were fortunately not life-threatening. The suspects fled the scene in a Lincoln Towncar, white in color with a blue top. One subject is currently in custody, the following subject, Michael Vance, is still at large.

The above information is provided by Lincoln County E911. At this time this is all the information we have available for the public. We ask that you give them the courtesy of refraining from making calls to either the Sheriff’s Office or the 911 dispatch center for anything other than emergency calls. Our dispatchers are busy trying to keep our officers alive and informed as well as keeping the public safe.

The suspect recorded a video while inside the police vehicle and posted it on Facebook. In the footage, Vance said he was planning to steal another vehicle.

Vance then allegedly shot a woman and stole her car. That woman also sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities found the woman’s car near a residence where two of Vance’s relatives live. Both relatives were found shot to death.

The victims were identified as Ronald Wilkson, 55, and Kay Wilkson, 54. Ronald was shot with an AK-47, according to court documents. He also had a large cut on his neck, suggesting that Vance attempted to sever his head, officials said.

Kay had a large cut on her shoulder. Authorities believe Vance may have attempted to sever her arm.

Vance also stole the Wilkson’s silver 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse. Police believe Vance could still be driving that vehicle. The license plate number is 943-LQQ.

Vance is also suspected of shooting another man at a gas station in Sayre and attempting to carjack another 54-year-old man. Police said the man was shot and underwent surgery at a local hospital. That victim is currently in stable condition.

Law enforcement officials believe Vance may have returned to Oklahoma City or Lincoln County. He is wanted on two counts of first-degree murder, being in possession of firearm with prior felony conviction and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Vance recently served time in prison for sexually assaulting a child.

Police said Vance is considered armed and dangerous. They said he has been shot at least twice and could be trying to spread disease.

Sources: KTVI, Lincoln County County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook / Photo credit: KTVI, OHP via KTVI

-Police just issued a very serious warning: If you see this man on the run, stay far away. He just murdered 2 people and shot 4 others — including 2 cops. Not only is he armed and dangerous, but he’s on a mission to spread his disease.

Man accused of raping 2-year-old girl while woman took photos inside car parked at Walmart

A man is being accused of sexually assaulting a 2-year-old girl inside a car parked outside the Worcester Walmart store while a relative of the child allegedly took photos of the act, according to a prosecutor and court documents.

Assistant District Attorney Lina Pashou said that a witness saw the alleged incident inside a maroon Ford Explorer on Jan. 18. The witness told police that an adult man appeared to be engaging in a sexual act with a young girl.

That witness said an adult woman in the car was using a large white cell phone to take photos of the act, Pashou said.

Joshua Rezsnyak, 24, and Mary McForbes, 27, are charged with rape of a child, aggravated, 10 year age difference. McForbes is also charged with reckless endangerment of a child.

McForbes is a family member of the child’s, according to court documents. The child is described as a 2-year-old who is known to the commonwealth.

Both Rezsnyak and McForbes were both listed as living at 53 Perry Ave., Apt. 3, in Worcester, according to court documents, but McForbes’ attorney said in court that she lives alone in Worcester.

A not-guilty plea was entered on the pair’s behalf during their arraignment Monday in Worcester Central District Court.

As Pashou described the allegations against the two, people sitting in the courtroom gasped, uttering statements quietly to one another.

One woman was told by a court officer to leave the room after exclaiming that the two should “rot in jail.”

The witness made eye contact with Rezsnyak as he committed the act, Pashou said.

Then Rezsnyak picked the child up and placed the child in the backseat, Pashou said.

A Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner examined the child, Pashou said. The child had abrasions consistent with penetration.

Surveillance video showed Rezsnyak and McForbes entering Walmart after the alleged assault, Pashou said.

McForbes has two children, her attorney said in court. She was held on $25,000 cash bail.

Rezsnyak was held on $50,000 cash bail. The two are scheduled to return to court on Feb. 21. Both are ordered to stay away and have no contact with the victim.

Cop Takes Forever To Exit His Patrol Car, Couple Quickly Realizes Why

A Louisiana couple was on the way to the memorial service for their late daughter when they saw a police car pull up behind them with its lights on. After they pulled over, they were shocked by what the officer did.

Maxine Morgan was driving to her daughter’s memorial service in Shreveport when she was pulled over by a Bossier Parish police officer.

Because of the circumstances, Morgan wasn’t fully focused on her driving.

“So I really wasn’t paying attention to my speed going down the road,” she told KSLA.

Bossier Parish Deputy Jackie Loveless was parked outside of a grocery store when he saw the couple speed by him.

“I was paying attention to my driving,” Morgan said. “But my mind wasn’t there.”

After stopping the couple, Loveless said that he followed the typical protocol of a traffic stop before getting out of his patrol car. He began the stop with some pleasantries before informing Maxine that she had been speeding.

Morgan said the officer was “very nice.”

Maxine then explained to the officer that she was heading to her daughter’s memorial service.

“It’s very, very hard,” Morgan said. “It’s the hardest thing in the world to have to give up one of your kids.”

Loveless’ response left Morgan stunned. He reached into her car, grabbed her hand, and asked for her husband’s hand as well.

“I asked her, ‘Ma’am, do you mind if I pray with you?’” Loveless recalled.

Morgan and her husband immediately accepted the offer.

“When the spirit of the Lord comes up to me to pray, I’m obedient to him and pray with that person,” Loveless said.

“It just touched me so much,” Morgan said. “He took the time to pray with us.”

The moment was moving for Loveless, as well.

“In the middle of prayer, she grabbed my hand and held my hand real tight,” the officer said. “And tears started coming from her, tears of greatness and tears of appreciation.”

Readers shared their thoughts on the story on the Mad World News Facebook page.

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“Isn’t it wonderful how God shows His love for us,” one reader commented. “May God comfort those parents and may He bless and protect that officer.”

“Thank you officer for being there and praying with these parents that had just lost their daughter,” another user wrote. “My prayers are with all of you. I pray your daughter will R.I.P .”

Sources: KSLA, Mad World News/Facebook / Featured Image: Pixabay / Embedded Images: KSLA, Friendly Atheist

Cop Stops Woman To Help Fix Tire, Gets Big Surprise With Who Else Showed Up

An officer who stepped in to help an elderly woman change her flat tire got a big surprise when he saw who showed up to help behind him.

A Las Vegas cop was on road duty when he saw a woman struggling to put on a flat tire. He stopped to see if she needed help and told her to stay in the car while he fixed the tire.

Little did he know who would cross paths with the two on Christmas Eve. As the officer was busy fixing the flat tire, Zoltan Bathory, lead guitarist for Five Finger Death Punch, happened to stop at the scene, Mad World News reports.

Instead of just driving by, Bathory decided to personally thank the officer for his service and assist him with the task to show his appreciation and support.

Bathory and the rest of the band are big supporters of law enforcement and the military. The band always takes time to publicly praise them, having released several songs as a tribute to law enforcement and military, according to Blue Lives Matter.

The band also recruits veterans and employs a number of retired military members for their shows.

A picture of the moment was taken by the guitarist and shared on social media, garnering praise from fans of the band and Blue Lives Matter supporters.

Bathory captioned the image with:

“@LVMPD officer kneeling in the dirt changing the tire of an old lady, I pulled over to thank him and to see if he needed a hand [love] LVMPD.”

“As one officer was away from his family, this rockstar made a point to stop, help and shine a spotlight on our officers,” Blue Lives Matter reported.

However, some have criticized Bathory for possibly taking advantage of the situation in order to get good publicity.

Blabbermouth reports the band recently finished co-headlining a tour with Shinedown but was without lead singer Ivan Moody for the last eight shows due to an undisclosed illness.

Sources: Mad World News, Blabbermouth Blue Lives Matter / Photo credit: Zoltan Bathory via Blue Lives Matter

—Cop Stops Woman To Help Fix Tire, Gets Big Surprise With Who Else Showed Up

Cop Spots What Mom And Son Are Doing In Parked Car, Swiftly Reacts

A South Carolina police officer was traveling down a busy highway when he noticed an out-of-place car parked on the side of the road. He took a closer look and saw a woman inside with a younger male. After noticing what the two were doing, it caused him to act quickly.

Patrolman Adam Klimek pulled over on Highway 170 in South Carolina

Beaufort County Patrolman Adam Klimek described Highway 170 as being a “nightmare” and the last place you would want to park, but that’s where he found the mother and son. The woman, Charvia Watkins, said she had no choice but to stop there. Her car had broken down, and she was stuck in the heat with her young son Jeriah, who wasn’t handling the stranded situation very well. Things for the family quickly went from bad to worse.

Jeriah is autistic and the speeding cars whizzing by and the heat sent his sensitivities through the roof. Charvia had to give him ear protection at one point, but managing him proved to be a massive handful, making it next to impossible to make the calls for assistance she needed. Then, flashing blue lights came up behind the car, which only exacerbated the boy’s irritation. He began to get unruly at the sensory overload and feared that they were in trouble. That’s when Trooper Klimek opened the door and did something this overwhelmed mother didn’t expect.

The trooper put the two in his air-conditioned patrol car to get some relief from the heat, but that wasn’t sufficient enough for how he wanted to help. He could see that Jeriah was having a hard time with the situation and his mother was having a worse time controlling him so that she could make a call to the towing company. Klimek began asking the boy questions about his interests and discovered that he liked to watch Netflix on his iPad, WBTW reported.

Patrolman Adam Klimek (left) with Jeriah (right)

Next thing Charvia knew, her son was subdued by the officer’s laptop after he had pulled up an episode of Curious George, which Jeriah had told the cop was his favorite. The mother was able to make the arrangements for roadside assistance that she wouldn’t have been able to do so well otherwise, had it not been for the cop caring about the boy so much and making sure he was comfortable.

Charvia’s parting message for the patrolman was much different from what the media perpetuates about how white cops treat black citizens. With sincere gratitude for his service, she said, “I just want to tell him thank you very much from the bottom of our hearts, and we really appreciate you.” Klimek proved in this instance that black lives matter to police officers, all lives do, in a really meaningful way.
Not once did Charvia assume the cop was about to brutalize her and her son because they were black and he was white. She’s been told to be afraid, but she has more sense than to fall into that misplaced hate, opting instead for the reality that officers want to serve and protect. That is exactly what trooper Klimek did here in every sense of those words.

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-A South Carolina police officer was traveling down a busy highway when he noticed an out-of-place car parked on the side of the road. He took a closer look and saw a woman inside with a younger male. After noticing what the two were doing, it caused him to act quickly.

Cop Sees Something Familiar On Homeless Man, Then Realizes What He Has

A homeless man, who was huddled on a sidewalk in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, wasn’t hurting anyone, but he was apparently a bother to people coming and going from a nearby gas station. When the police arrived to address the situation, one officer sensed something familiar about the man. Upon closer inspection, the officer realized what he had and dropped to his knees in front of stunned onlookers.

Police Officer Mark Valenzuela (left), Phoenix, Arizona homeless man (right)
Raymond Celaya happened to be in the area Friday afternoon, and rather than intervening in the situation, he stood back and recorded what he witnessed. Phoenix Police Officer Mark Valenzuela had approached the unidentified homeless man with a question when he immediately took notice of what stunned him about the man’s feet.

They were bare, and it was cold outside, even for the typically mild Arizona city. But with no shoes or socks, he had walked his feet raw, and he couldn’t go another step. Officer Valenzuela thought something was very familiar to him when he looked at the homeless man’s feet.

While it’s common for the homeless to be without proper shoes, Officer Valenzuela realized at that moment that he had a pair of shoes that might fit this man, who had a much greater need for them. He grabbed the practically new footwear from his patrol car, but he didn’t just simply hand them to the homeless man. What he did next was a true act of selfless love for a stranger.

Colorado Thug Brutally Assaults Cop, Didn’t See Who Was Around The Corner Until Too Late

Adams County Sheriff’s Department Cruiser, Gabriel Garcia (inset) (Photo Credit: Facebook/Adams County Sheriff’s Department)
A Colorado sheriff’s deputy was recently caught by surprise when the thug he was chasing disappeared behind a fence. As the officer jumped the fence to catch the bad guy, he was instantly met with a brutal assault, which would have been life-threatening except for one thing — the thug didn’t see who was coming around the corner until it was too late.

According to Blue Lives Matter, an Adams County Sheriff’s deputy was called to investigate a trespasser in Shaw Heights on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at approximately 1 a.m. As the deputy located a suspect and attempted to speak with him, the punk took off running. Thinking he would get away from the deputy who was now chasing him on foot, the thug disappeared behind a fence. The deputy jumped the fence in pursuit and was immediately attacked by the suspect, who police later identified as 25-year-old Gabriel Garcia.

Too bad for this punk, he never saw the deputy’s K-9 coming around the corner. Perhaps Garcia thought he could assault the deputy without dealing with the dog from his perceived safety behind the fence and latched gate, but he couldn’t have been more wrong.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy’s K-9 partner Lex simply reached up and unlatched the gate with his paw and immediately handled business. Within moments, Garcia tapped out and was cuffed due to the threat of Lex’s teeth and his healthy dislike for dirt bags.

Canine Lex (Photo Credit: Facebook/Adams County Sheriff’s Department)
Garcia was photographed for a mugshot (seen at the beginning of this article) wearing bandages that he reportedly needed around his neck after his run in with canine Lex, according to ABC Denver. That is a job well-done.

According to Adams County Sheriff’s Facebook page, canine Lex is a 3-year-old Belgian Malinois, aka “a land shark or Maligator” in the law enforcement community. Lex has served with the Adams County Sheriff’s Department since February 2015 and is certified in narcotics and police patrol through the Colorado Police Canine Association and National Police Canine Association.

The deputy who was injured in the line of duty that day was taken to the hospital for treatment. Thanks to his tenacity and good work by his “land shark” Lex, his injuries were not life-threatening.

“Our deputies view canine Lex as a hero for saving the day. We appreciate everyone in the K-9 Unit and their hard work to keep us safe,” said Adams County Undersheriff Harold Lawson.

Thanks to the effective team work of the brave deputy and canine Lex, Garcia is now behind bars at Adams County Detention Facility. The District Attorney has charged Garcia with attempted first-degree murder and assault in the attack on the deputy. He is being held on a $500,000 bond until trial.

Many Facebook users commented with gratitude and praise on the Adams County Sheriff’s Department post. One of those respondents said it best when she wrote, “LEX is THAT intelligent, loyal, trusted, expertly trained True Friend, who respects, loves n protects his Master..That kind of devotion is a ‘pure bond’ for life, THAT can never be ‘bought’! May LEX and his Officer have many exceptional safe days ahead, GOD Bless them BOTH!!!”

I couldn’t agree more. Our prayers go out to the deputy and his family as he recuperates from his injuries. It is truly a blessing to have men like him serving in our law enforcement community.

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-A Colorado sheriff’s deputy was recently caught by surprise when the thug he was chasing disappeared behind a fence. As the officer jumped the fence to catch the bad guy, he was instantly met with a brutal assault, which would have been life-threatening except for one thing — the thug didn’t see who was coming around the corner until it was too late.