On Friday (Mar. 17), Raleigh Police Department announced increasing patrols in preparation for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend. As reported by WRAL, hundreds of residents are expected to hit Downtown Raleigh, especially along Glenwood South, to celebrate Friday night. Raleigh Police reported earlier this week that more crimes had been reported in Glenwood South […]

Raleigh Police officers are being investigated after a man died in custody Tuesday morning (Jan. 17) after cops used a taser on him during an arrest.  The incident occurred at around 2 am, outside a sweepstakes parlor on Rock Quarry Road near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Police approached a suspicious vehicle, according to Raleigh Police Chief Estella Patterson. "During [the] course of [the] investigation, a decision was made to make an arrest," Patterson said. "[Then,] the subject ran from officers. During that time, officers tried to get the individual in custody. He resisted, and a Taser was deployed."

A former Raleigh P.D. officer is now in trouble himself, due to his connection to a string of wrongful arrests in 2019 and 2020. WRAL-TV reports that former detective Omar Abdullah, 46, was arrested on July 29. He is charged with felony obstruction of justice. Authorities say that between December 2019 and May 2020, Abdullah […]

An incident at a North Carolina BBQ restaurant is making headlines across the country. The Raleigh Police Protective Association’s Facebook page claims officers were treated disrespectfully, when staff members, including a manager at a Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q in Garner sang N.W.A.’s song “F— Tha Police” to the officers as they were having a meal.. […]