Schools patrolled by cops see a surge in criminal charges against students for behavior that used to be handled in the principal’s office, and police presence does not make students safer, some youth advocates and legal professionals say.
Police patrolling Chicago’s suburbs are permitted by their departments to work “with substantial amounts of alcohol in their systems,” reports the city’s NBC television bureau and the Better Government Association.
A week after former police officer Christopher Dorner is alleged to have begun killing those people he reportedly views as his enemies, authorities in Southern California—and even Charlie Sheen—are doing everything they can to bring the elusive man out of the shadows.
Web users in Beijing will soon have to deal with a new annoyance as part of China’s endless effort to control the Internet. By the end of the year, all websites registered with the government will feature animated Internet cops that will warn users to avoid forbidden content and offer friendly (if obnoxious) Internet security tips.