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Going on Patrol…or Missions? So…I thought about pulling the Supermobile out tonight for a road patrol or driving to St.Pete for a foot patrol. And I thought to myself “how much have I really accomplished doing that?”  Sure I’ve had …

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Putting their hands on a criminal could result in assault charges, such as the case of the Phoenix Jones, the real-life Seattle superhero, who pepper-sprayed two people he said were fighting.

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Originally posted: http://publicola.com/2011/10/25/opa-investigated-leak-of-phoenix-jones-info/ By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee The Seattle Police Department’s Office of Professional Accountability opened an internal investigation earlier this year into officers leaking info about Seattle’s (in)famous masked crusader, Phoenix Jones, according to internal police records. An OPA case …

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America’s first costumed crime fighter goes by the title of “Phoenix Jones,” but his real name is Benjamin Francis Fodor, a 23-year-old husband and father

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Phoenix Jones—legal name: Ben Fodor—tells PubliCola he plans to continue patrolling Seattle’s streets, but also says he’s “training a replacement.”

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Incident involved pepper spray shortly after 2:30 Sunday, police say

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Last week, HBO aired a documentary called Superheroes following members of the recent phenomenon of private citizens dressing in costumes to engage in everything from from charity work to vigilante justice.

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Commentary on Keegan Hamilton’s Phoenix Jones Article

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Upset with an apathetic public, these guys took safety in their own hands

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Comic Alliance rehashes the case of Tennnessee police coming down on Viper

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