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Denver police chief promises change and accountability in town hall, but offers few specifics

Denver police chief promises change and accountability in town hall, but offers few specifics

Denver’s police chief repeatedly promised change and accountability in a virtual town hall Wednesday evening, but provided few specifics about what that would [...] Read full article: Denver police chief promises change and ...→

Denver police chief promises change and accountability in town hall, but offers few specifics

Denver police chief promises change and accountability in town hall, but offers few specifics

Denver’s police chief repeatedly promised change and accountability in a virtual town hall Wednesday evening, but provided few specifics about what that would [...] Read full article: Denver police chief promises change and ...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform d [...] Read full article: Activists say mayor’s police reform prom...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Seattle police union chief calls for 'leadership' after reports of fatal shooting in CHOP zone

Seattle police union chief calls for 'leadership' after reports of fatal shooting in CHOP zone

Recent violence inside Seattle's police-free Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone is "very troubling" and is a direct result of the failure of city leade [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief calls for 'le...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create Police Transparency, Accountability

Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create Police Transparency, Accountability

Mike Braun said his qualified immunity bill would create accountability for law enforcement while protecting them from lawsuits. Read full article: Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Roselle mayor, police chief issue condemnation of  hate and discrimination; outline policies

Roselle mayor, police chief issue condemnation of hate and discrimination; outline policies

Roselle police Chief Steve Herron and Mayor Andy Maglio have released a joint statement condemning hate and discrimination and outlining law enforcement polici [...] Read full article: Roselle mayor, police chief issue condem...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

Denver police seize fireworks, guns during bust

Denver police seize fireworks, guns during bust

DENVER (KDVR) – Police in Denver have confiscated a large amount of fireworks and several guns during a bust in the southwest part of the city. FOX31 was first [...] Read full article: Denver police seize fireworks, guns duri...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sees the conversations happening now as a "transformational moment." She’s optimistic about the possibility of change. Read full article: Foxx sees police as both helpers and cri...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

State hosting virtual town halls on Michigan's auto insurance law change

State hosting virtual town halls on Michigan's auto insurance law change

With Michigan's auto insurance law changing on July 1, the state is hosting virtual town halls to help drivers and insurance agents learn more. Read full article: State hosting virtual town halls on Mich...→

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop addin [...]

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop adding names or information to the statewide Cal-Gangs database of suspected gang me [...] Read full article: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore or...→

Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

A special session of the Minnesota Legislature appeared to be in a stalemate Friday with both parties deeply divided on how far lawmakers should go toward rema [...] Read full article: Police accountability bills stall in Min...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform d [...] Read full article: Activists say mayor’s police reform prom...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create Police Transparency, Accountability

Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create Police Transparency, Accountability

Mike Braun said his qualified immunity bill would create accountability for law enforcement while protecting them from lawsuits. Read full article: Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sees the conversations happening now as a "transformational moment." She’s optimistic about the possibility of change. Read full article: Foxx sees police as both helpers and cri...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

State hosting virtual town halls on Michigan's auto insurance law change

State hosting virtual town halls on Michigan's auto insurance law change

With Michigan's auto insurance law changing on July 1, the state is hosting virtual town halls to help drivers and insurance agents learn more. Read full article: State hosting virtual town halls on Mich...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop addin [...]

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop adding names or information to the statewide Cal-Gangs database of suspected gang me [...] Read full article: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore or...→

Seattle police union chief calls for 'leadership' after reports of fatal shooting in CHOP zone

Seattle police union chief calls for 'leadership' after reports of fatal shooting in CHOP zone

Recent violence inside Seattle's police-free Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone is "very troubling" and is a direct result of the failure of city leade [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief calls for 'le...→

Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

A special session of the Minnesota Legislature appeared to be in a stalemate Friday with both parties deeply divided on how far lawmakers should go toward rema [...] Read full article: Police accountability bills stall in Min...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

Denver police seize fireworks, guns during bust

Denver police seize fireworks, guns during bust

DENVER (KDVR) – Police in Denver have confiscated a large amount of fireworks and several guns during a bust in the southwest part of the city. FOX31 was first [...] Read full article: Denver police seize fireworks, guns duri...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Roselle mayor, police chief issue condemnation of  hate and discrimination; outline policies

Roselle mayor, police chief issue condemnation of hate and discrimination; outline policies

Roselle police Chief Steve Herron and Mayor Andy Maglio have released a joint statement condemning hate and discrimination and outlining law enforcement polici [...] Read full article: Roselle mayor, police chief issue condem...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

Denver police seize fireworks, guns during bust

Denver police seize fireworks, guns during bust

DENVER (KDVR) – Police in Denver have confiscated a large amount of fireworks and several guns during a bust in the southwest part of the city. FOX31 was first [...] Read full article: Denver police seize fireworks, guns duri...→

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Activists say mayor’s police reform promises ring hollow

Lori Lightfoot has hampered the process of installing a police oversight council, activists say, despite making it a major part of her public safety platform d [...] Read full article: Activists say mayor’s police reform prom...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create Police Transparency, Accountability

Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create Police Transparency, Accountability

Mike Braun said his qualified immunity bill would create accountability for law enforcement while protecting them from lawsuits. Read full article: Exclusive: Mike Braun Proposes to Create...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Foxx sees police as both helpers and critics — and needing to change: ‘It’s not going to be easy, and it’s not going to be quick’

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx sees the conversations happening now as a "transformational moment." She’s optimistic about the possibility of change. Read full article: Foxx sees police as both helpers and cri...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

State hosting virtual town halls on Michigan's auto insurance law change

State hosting virtual town halls on Michigan's auto insurance law change

With Michigan's auto insurance law changing on July 1, the state is hosting virtual town halls to help drivers and insurance agents learn more. Read full article: State hosting virtual town halls on Mich...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop addin [...]

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop adding names or information to the statewide Cal-Gangs database of suspected gang me [...] Read full article: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore or...→

Seattle police union chief calls for 'leadership' after reports of fatal shooting in CHOP zone

Seattle police union chief calls for 'leadership' after reports of fatal shooting in CHOP zone

Recent violence inside Seattle's police-free Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone is "very troubling" and is a direct result of the failure of city leade [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief calls for 'le...→

Roselle mayor, police chief issue condemnation of  hate and discrimination; outline policies

Roselle mayor, police chief issue condemnation of hate and discrimination; outline policies

Roselle police Chief Steve Herron and Mayor Andy Maglio have released a joint statement condemning hate and discrimination and outlining law enforcement polici [...] Read full article: Roselle mayor, police chief issue condem...→

Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

Police accountability bills stall in Minnesota Legislature

A special session of the Minnesota Legislature appeared to be in a stalemate Friday with both parties deeply divided on how far lawmakers should go toward rema [...] Read full article: Police accountability bills stall in Min...→