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Saturday, October 1, 2022
More Endorsements for Sam King for OHA Trustee
By Samuel Wilder King II @ 8:55 PM :: 1725 Views :: Labor, OHA, Police, Politicians

... The State of Hawaii Organization of Police Officers (SHOPO) represents over 2,700 police officers of the Honolulu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii Police departments .... 

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Friday, September 30, 2022
Rape in Turkmenistan: How HPD Rejects Female Police Recruit
By Court House News @ 12:48 AM :: 1069 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... her husband had “sold [her] a few times for [] money in order to buy himself alcohol and pay gambling debts . . . [while] he kept a knife by the throat of [her] 6 month son.” ....

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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Public Hearing: HPD Gun Registration Rules
By News Release @ 4:23 AM :: 938 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... On October 4th the police chief (Honolulu) is having a hearing to set his rules on our right to bear arms ....

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Death Rate for Hawaii Police Officers 13th-Highest in USA
By Selected News Articles @ 11:22 AM :: 864 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... In Hawaii, a total of six police officers have been killed on the job in the last decade, or 212 officers for every 100,000 police on the force as of 2021 - the 13th highest fatality rate ....

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Friday, July 29, 2022
Kiddie Porn: Federal Court Hands Down 10 Year Sentence
By News Release @ 2:25 PM :: 1048 Views :: Police, Drugs

... he also supplied her with drugs and alcohol ....

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Monday, July 18, 2022
​SHOPO Endorsing Duke Aiona for Governor
By News Release @ 11:30 PM :: 906 Views :: Labor, Police, Republican Party

... SHOPO cites Aiona's experience prosecuting criminals and keeping neighborhoods safe ....

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Friday, July 15, 2022
Convicted Felon Sentenced to 80 Months in Prison for Firearm Possession During Drug Crime
By News Release @ 4:29 PM :: 950 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Drugs

... on August 21, 2018, HPD officers approached Schwab—a convicted felon with an outstanding state parole retake warrant—at a gas station ....

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Saturday, July 9, 2022
Ige Signs HB2171 Establishing State Department of Law Enforcement
By News Release @ 2:54 AM :: 996 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement, Police

... “Hawaiʻi is the only state in the country that doesn’t have a centralized, independent state law enforcement agency. The new department will allow more efficient and effective emergency response, criminal law enforcement, investigations and homeland security operations” ....

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Thursday, July 7, 2022
Ige Announces Line-Item Vetoes--First Responder Tech Campus Slashed
By News Release @ 12:04 AM :: 840 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Police

... The total estimated cost of all six phases is $315M to $470M ....

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Federal Court Ruling Outlines Hawaii CWS Kidnapping, Conspiracy
By Selected News Articles @ 6:33 AM :: 1541 Views :: Kauai County, Family, Police

... CWS officials conducted a “grab and go” of B.D. without a court order or prior notice to David. State officials took B.D. from her school, placed her in Keahiolalo’s custody, immediately escorted Keahiolalo and B.D. to the airport, and flew them to Kauai ....

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Thursday, June 23, 2022
Ukraine Needs Robot Dogs to Clear Mines -- Will HPD Donate?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:08 AM :: 806 Views :: Honolulu County, Military, Police

... it has become increasingly common for deminers to use robots in the field to increase their productivity and mitigate the risk of blowing themselves up ....

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Secret Swearing in for Joe Logan Designed to Head Off New Questions About Special Treatment
By Andrew Walden @ 3:04 AM :: 1048 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... is the protection of ‘FOP’ (friends and family of the police) so ingrained in the force that they need not hear directly from Joe Logan to know that they should let his meth addict son off the hook again and again? ....

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Saturday, June 4, 2022
​Former Honolulu Police Officer Indicted and Arrested for Child Sex Offenses
By News Release @ 2:47 AM :: 767 Views :: Police

...  Jordan is listed in HPD’s 2021 annual discipline report that is shared with state lawmakers. The department accused Jordan of criminal conduct, “promoting intoxicating liquor to a minor.” He resigned “prior to discharge” ....

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Saturday, May 28, 2022
Audit: 'No Limits' to HPD Overtime
By News Release @ 7:37 PM :: 1098 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... overtime cards, which document overtime requests and approval for payroll purposes, are managed manually, increasing the risk for human error, abuse, and fraud ....

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Wednesday, May 25, 2022
TRO Against New Police Chief’s son places him in UH Professor's spare bedroom
By Andrew Walden @ 9:56 PM :: 5014 Views :: Police, Drugs

... Logan said he planned to talk to Vanic about making him his third-in-command as a deputy chief ....

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Friday, May 20, 2022
VIDEO: Q&A with Four Finalists for HPD Chief
By Video @ 12:49 PM :: 1045 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... 90 minutes with the four finalists for HPD Chief ....

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Monday, May 9, 2022
Hawaii 2nd Worst State for Police Officers
By Selected News Articles @ 11:48 AM :: 1340 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... but it's a great place to be a criminal ....

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Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Former Maui Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Child Enticement Charge
By News Release @ 12:01 AM :: 797 Views :: Maui County, Police

... on December 3, 2021, Saffeels contacted the online profile of what appeared to be a young female ....

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Friday, February 11, 2022
SB2239 Senate Committee Passes Bill to Limit State Participation in Federal Programs to Militarize Police
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 AM :: 1127 Views :: Military, Police

... a bill that would ban state and local law enforcement agencies from acquiring certain military equipment from federal programs ....

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Friday, February 11, 2022
SHOPO: Honolulu Police Leadership Leaves Neighborhoods Unprotected
By News Release @ 1:20 AM :: 1000 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... many neighborhoods unprotected, without a single officer patrolling for the entire shift ....

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Sunday, February 6, 2022
​Hawaii Bill Would End Civil Asset Forfeiture, Opt State Out of Federal Program
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:40 PM :: 3178 Views :: Judiciary, Justice Reinvestment, Law Enforcement, Police

... The legislation would restrict asset forfeiture to felony cases and would require a criminal conviction before prosecutors could proceed with the process in most cases ....

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
DoE, HPD Sued over Arrest of 10-year-old Girl
By News Release @ 10:41 PM :: 2406 Views :: Education K-12, Police

... The newly-filed lawsuit describes an incident in January 2020 in which N.B.–who is now twelve-years old–was handcuffed and arrested by HPD officers, and her mother was falsely detained by DOE officials, at Honowai Elementary School ....

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Thursday, January 13, 2022
SHOPO Statement on Federal Indictment of Three Honolulu Officials
By News Release @ 12:15 AM :: 2072 Views :: Ethics, Police

"...For these accused felons to have taken money budgeted to hire more police officers and use it to pay off a failed former police chief is sickening...."

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Thursday, December 23, 2021
HPD officer arrested after Niu Valley shooting 
By Andrew Walden @ 9:26 PM :: 1880 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... It was reported to us that the officer's (personal) AR-15 was dropped and discharged a round. This round then struck another occupant (relative) in the same home ....

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Friday, December 17, 2021
VIDEO: SHOPO Elects new Leaders after Alm Endorsement Backfires
By Video @ 2:23 PM :: 1705 Views :: Labor, Police

... SHOPO Elections End In Shake-up For Union Leadership after Alm endorsement backfires ....

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 30634 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Thursday, November 11, 2021
VIDEO: Police Allege Isabella Kalua Killed One Month Before Disappearance Reported
By Video @ 3:18 AM :: 1817 Views :: Honolulu County, Family, Police

... Full Video of HPD News Conference .... 

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Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Full Text: HPD Point-by-Point Debunk of ACLU After Arrest of 10-Year-Old Girl
By News Release @ 1:27 PM :: 2146 Views :: Education K-12, Police

... if the requested policy changes were in place, this would not have changed the outcome of the present case. A threat to shoot and kill another student is, and must be considered to be, "a threat of significant harm to someone," which you acknowledge is something officers could arrest a student for on school property. Thus, the arrest of your client on school property is consistent with your own assessment of the situation. ...

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Sunday, November 7, 2021
Hike Traffic Fines for Profit
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:00 AM :: 1477 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... The Honolulu City Council wants to raise money for the Honolulu Police Department by adding a surcharge to traffic fines .... 

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Thursday, November 4, 2021
Former Maui Police Officer Receives 30 Months in Prison for Soliciting Sexual Relationship for Official Acts
By News Release @ 3:21 AM :: 1732 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Police

... he engaged in a bribery scheme wherein he solicited a sexual relationship with a female motorist in exchange for an official act as an MPD officer ....

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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
DHHL: Al Hee’s Actions Represent ‘clear and present danger’
By Andrew Walden @ 9:10 PM :: 2342 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Police

... Sandwich Isles Communications has Publicly Stated that the Dispute with Hawaiian Tel will Affect Services ....

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Outsider Chosen as Maui PD Chief
By News Release @ 6:23 AM :: 1593 Views :: Maui County, Ethics, Police

... the vote was unanimous for Las Vegas PD Cap't John Pelletier ....

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Thursday, August 26, 2021
Secret Arbitration Revealed: How DPS Official Kept Crooked Cop On The Job After FBI Raid
By Selected News Articles @ 2:42 PM :: 5674 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Labor, Police

... top Corrections Official was Secret Arbitrator keeping mafia-connected HPD officers on the job ....

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Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Lawsuit Challenges Gun Confiscation After Disorderly Conduct Conviction
By News Release @ 12:40 AM :: 2062 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Second Amendment

... Both plaintiffs were sent letters from HPD denying them the ability to obtain a permit or register firearms and ordering them to surrender any they may have in their possession ....

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Friday, July 9, 2021
Police Corruption Scandals Revenge for Gambling Prosecutions?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:14 PM :: 7669 Views :: Hawaii County , Honolulu County, Ethics, Gambling, Police

... What part of ‘mutually assured destruction’ did they not understand? ....

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Thursday, July 1, 2021
Alm: Myeni Encountered Police at Kewalo Basin 30 Minutes Before Shooting
By Video @ 12:51 AM :: 2984 Views :: Honolulu County, Police, Drugs

... Alm added that Myeni, who did have marijuana in his system...also had an odd encounter with officers just 30 minutes before going to Nuuanu, when he approached police at Kewalo Basin as they took a statement from someone reporting a car theft. Alm said Myeni started questioning the victim himself ….

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Friday, June 25, 2021
HGEA Protects Sheriff Deputy After He Admitted Doing Favors for Katherine Kealoha
By News Release @ 10:19 PM :: 2986 Views :: Ethics, Police

... Cayetano and Kealoha have a lengthy professional relationship that includes serving together on the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation ....

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Doorbell Cam Shows Moments Before Police Shot Lindani Myeni
By Video @ 5:45 PM :: 3730 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... Officers responded to calls of a burglary in progress in the Nuuanu area where they shot 29-year-old Lindani Myeni after an altercation at a home on Coelho Way ....

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Thursday, June 10, 2021
HPD Sued for False Arrest, Conflict of Interest
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 2129 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... The lawsuit seeks to end HPD’s continuing policy of allowing officers with conflicts of interest to abuse their police powers for personal benefit ....

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Monday, May 31, 2021
Honolulu Police Commission Announces Recruitment for Chief of Police
By News Release @ 5:25 AM :: 1588 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... Application packets and required documents must be received/postmarked by: June 30, 2021 ....

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Thursday, May 20, 2021
Bodycam Video Shows Sykap Shooting, Crash into Canal
By Video @ 5:29 AM :: 2386 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

... HNN has obtained the April 5 footage from the officer who fired the first shots-- Just yesterday Prosecutor Alm said he would withhold video from the public during his 'independent investigation' ....

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Monday, May 10, 2021
Hawaii Worst State to Be a Police Officer
By Selected News Articles @ 9:27 PM :: 2137 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Police

... Officers are more likely to be attracted to police departments that steer clear of scandal and corruption and that are transparent with their communities ....

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Monday, April 26, 2021
'Stop The Racializiation Of Everyone’--Tulsi Gabbard
By Video @ 5:42 PM :: 3844 Views :: National News, Congressional Delegation, Police

... Tulsi Gabbard Says Mainstream Media And Politicians Are Forcing Racial Division ....

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Friday, April 9, 2021
Forced out by SHOPO, Blangiardi and Police Commission--HPD Chief Ballard Resigns
By Video @ 10:34 PM :: 4984 Views :: Honolulu County, Police

...The Mafia has achieved its goal.  Next they will impose the Chief they want.  Someone like Kealoha without the drug-addicted wife to ruin it all....

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Sunday, April 4, 2021
What Does the Honolulu Council Want to Know About Kimura Shooting?
By Andrew Walden @ 5:50 PM :: 3308 Views :: Ethics, Police

... Six years after the fact, State court litigation in the Sgt Anson Kimura shooting case is about to kick into high gear ....

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Sunday, March 28, 2021
What Does Blangiardi’s Police Commission Nominee Know About Kimura Shooting?
By Andrew Walden @ 11:54 PM :: 5212 Views :: Honolulu County, Ethics, Police

... Cap't Ben Mahi was the 2nd-highest-ranking officer of HPD Division 1, when a drunken Division 1 Sgt Anson Kimura accidentally shot waitress Hyun Ju Park ....

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Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Sheriff's New First Deputy 'Owes HGEA Everything'
By News Release @ 9:41 PM :: 2204 Views :: Labor, Police

... The First Deputy is second in command of the Sheriff Division ....

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Tuesday, March 23, 2021
​More SHOPO ‘Quota’ Chaos vs Ballard?  Officers Ordered to Find Excuse to Make Arrests at Anti-Vaxxer Rally
By Video @ 6:04 PM :: 4309 Views :: First Amendment, Police

... SHOPO saw a chance to embarass Ballard again.  The next Chief WILL be a Kealoha clone ....

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Friday, March 19, 2021
ODC Complaint: Megan Kau Worked for Miske and Cop Who Arrested Him
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 4380 Views :: Ethics, Law Enforcement, Police

... ODC complaint claims a conflict of interest existed when local attorneys Megan Kau and Tristan Andres worked simultaneously for a Michael Miske company and for an HPD Sgt who arrested Miske ....

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Tuesday, March 2, 2021
VIDEO: Police Chief says 263 officers abused overtime policy
By Video @ 2:34 AM :: 2050 Views :: Ethics, Police

... The video was sent to officers Friday morning on the department’s private communication channel ....

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