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Denver public safety director, police chief back investigation into police force during George Floyd protests

Denver public safety director, police chief back investigation into police force during George Floyd protests

Denver’s public safety director and police chief both say they will support an independent investigation into the city’s police department as officers face scr [...] Read full article: Denver public safety director, police ch...→

Denver public safety director, police chief back investigation into police force during George Floyd protests

Denver public safety director, police chief back investigation into police force during George Floyd protests

Denver’s public safety director and police chief both say they will support an independent investigation into the city’s police department as officers face scr [...] Read full article: Denver public safety director, police ch...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

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...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

First GOP senator signals intent to scale back qualified immunity for police

First GOP senator signals intent to scale back qualified immunity for police

In a statement, Indiana Senator Miek Braun said the bill would provide "a meaningful change that will help law enforcement and the citizens they protect." Read full article: First GOP senator signals intent to scal...→

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 ...→

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...→

Police arrest man accused of stabbing sergeant’s back inside Southborough police station

Police arrest man accused of stabbing sergeant’s back inside Southborough police station

SOUTHBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an sergeant in the back inside the Southborough police station on Monday night. [...] Read full article: Police arrest man accused of stabbing se...→

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

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...→

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

Hollywood director Ava DuVernay's entertainment company ARRAY is launching an initiative called the Law Enforcement Accountability Project, that will use art a [...] Read full article: 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches P...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

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 ...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

‘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...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

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...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

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...→

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...→

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

With the state of Illinois unveiling new guidelines that could allow students to return to classrooms this fall, Chicago Public Schools says that it will work [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidel...→

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...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

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...→

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...→

First GOP senator signals intent to scale back qualified immunity for police

First GOP senator signals intent to scale back qualified immunity for police

In a statement, Indiana Senator Miek Braun said the bill would provide "a meaningful change that will help law enforcement and the citizens they protect." Read full article: First GOP senator signals intent to scal...→

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

With the state of Illinois unveiling new guidelines that could allow students to return to classrooms this fall, Chicago Public Schools says that it will work [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidel...→

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...→

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

Hollywood director Ava DuVernay's entertainment company ARRAY is launching an initiative called the Law Enforcement Accountability Project, that will use art a [...] Read full article: 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches P...→

Police arrest man accused of stabbing sergeant’s back inside Southborough police station

Police arrest man accused of stabbing sergeant’s back inside Southborough police station

SOUTHBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an sergeant in the back inside the Southborough police station on Monday night. [...] Read full article: Police arrest man accused of stabbing se...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

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 ...→

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

‘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 ...→

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...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

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...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

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...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

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...→

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...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

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 ...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

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...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

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...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

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...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

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...→

First GOP senator signals intent to scale back qualified immunity for police

First GOP senator signals intent to scale back qualified immunity for police

In a statement, Indiana Senator Miek Braun said the bill would provide "a meaningful change that will help law enforcement and the citizens they protect." Read full article: First GOP senator signals intent to scal...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidelines to Bring Students Back to Classrooms

With the state of Illinois unveiling new guidelines that could allow students to return to classrooms this fall, Chicago Public Schools says that it will work [...] Read full article: Chicago Public Schools Evaluating Guidel...→

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...→

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

Hollywood director Ava DuVernay's entertainment company ARRAY is launching an initiative called the Law Enforcement Accountability Project, that will use art a [...] Read full article: 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches P...→

Police arrest man accused of stabbing sergeant’s back inside Southborough police station

Police arrest man accused of stabbing sergeant’s back inside Southborough police station

SOUTHBOROUGH, MASS. (WHDH) - A suspect has been arrested for allegedly stabbing an sergeant in the back inside the Southborough police station on Monday night. [...] Read full article: Police arrest man accused of stabbing se...→

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

Hundreds support police during Long Island ‘Back the Blue’ rally

The throng of up to 500 people, most of whom did not wear face masks, lined Route 347 in Port Jefferson, near the site of a Black Lives Matter protest held abo [...] Read full article: Hundreds support police during Long Isla...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

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 ...→

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills public works director resigns just one day after village administrator

Lake in the Hills Public Works Director Dan Kaup submitted his letter of resignation June 19, just one day after the Village Board accepted the resignation of [...] Read full article: Lake in the Hills public works director ...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

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 ...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→