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Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Chief Art Acevedo has been lauded for marching with protesters. But on Tuesday, some of them confronted him over his record on police violence. Read full article: Houston’s police chief wins national pra...→

Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Houston’s police chief wins national praise — but faces local anger over shootings and transparency

Chief Art Acevedo has been lauded for marching with protesters. But on Tuesday, some of them confronted him over his record on police violence. Read full article: Houston’s police chief wins national pra...→

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...→

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...→

Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders To Discuss Racism, Defunding Police

Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders To Discuss Racism, Defunding Police

The always outspoken, community-driven Mark Cuban will join a diverse group of local and national industry leaders in an effort to “Heal America,” on Thursday. [...] Read full article: Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders...→

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...→

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...→

Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit over drowning death at Houston home

Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit over drowning death at Houston home

Former MLB All-Star Carl Crawford is facing a lawsuit over a drowning death that occurred at his Houston home in May. Read full article: Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit o...→

Google Faces Employee Petition to End Tech Sales to Police

Google Faces Employee Petition to End Tech Sales to Police

More than 1,600 workers at Alphabet Inc are petitioning its Google unit to stop selling email and other services to police departments, a source familiar with [...] Read full article: Google Faces Employee Petition to End Te...→

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 ...→

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...→

St. Paul man shot in Summit-University neighborhood; police praise officers’ life-saving efforts

St. Paul man shot in Summit-University neighborhood; police praise officers’ life-saving efforts

A St. Paul man survived a shooting Friday after police kept him conscious until medics arrived. At about 1 a.m., West District officers were sent to the 800 bl [...] Read full article: St. Paul man shot in Summit-University n...→

Minneapolis police chief: Union must decide whether to be on right or wrong side of history

Minneapolis police chief: Union must decide whether to be on right or wrong side of history

The head of the union representing Minneapolis police has defended the four officers fired for the killing of George Floyd. Lesley Stahl interviews Medaria Arr [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief: Union must dec...→

‘I’ve lost the trust’: Bay Area police chief abruptly announces retirement during town hall meeting on policing

His surprise resignation came during a discussion about proposed policies to implement in the city’s police department following recent protests over police br [...] Read full article: ‘I’ve lost the trust’: Bay Area police c...→

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...→

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...→

Glenbard North's Barber wins national debate title

Glenbard North's Barber wins national debate title

Glenbrook North student earns national title in Policy Debate, the school's first since 2015 Read full article: Glenbard North's Barber wins national de...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Child Enticement Charge

Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Child Enticement Charge

A former Massachusetts police chief pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of enticing a child younger than 16. Read full article: Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guil...→

Former Stow police chief accused of sending sexually explicit messages to man posing as teen boy faces a judge

Former Stow police chief accused of sending sexually explicit messages to man posing as teen boy faces a judge

STOW, MASS. (WHDH) - The former Stow police chief faced a judge Friday after investigators say he exchanged sexually explicit messages with a person he... Read full article: Former Stow police chief accused of send...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

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...→

Police, National Guard to handle 'savage' situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

Police, National Guard to handle 'savage' situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt joined "The Ingraham Angle" Tuesday night where he addressed protecting monuments on federal property, saying he's taken mor [...] Read full article: Police, National Guard to handle 'savage...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

‘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...→

National labor groups mostly close ranks to defend police unions

National labor groups mostly close ranks to defend police unions

While some in the labor movement are seeking to distance themselves, most are supportive even as they call for reforms. Read full article: National labor groups mostly close ranks...→

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...→

Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town Hall

Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town Hall

Members of the Menlo Park City Council were stunned Thursday after the police chief announced his retirement at a council meeting about policing. Read full article: Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By...→

Prince George’s Co.’s assistant police chief takes over for now | WTOP

Prince George’s County’s assistant police chief, Hector Velez, will serve as interim chief of the department, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said Friday. Read full article: Prince George’s Co.’s assistant police c...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update 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...→

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...→

Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders To Discuss Racism, Defunding Police

Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders To Discuss Racism, Defunding Police

The always outspoken, community-driven Mark Cuban will join a diverse group of local and national industry leaders in an effort to “Heal America,” on Thursday. [...] Read full article: Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders...→

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 ...→

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...→

Google Faces Employee Petition to End Tech Sales to Police

Google Faces Employee Petition to End Tech Sales to Police

More than 1,600 workers at Alphabet Inc are petitioning its Google unit to stop selling email and other services to police departments, a source familiar with [...] Read full article: Google Faces Employee Petition to End Te...→

‘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...→

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...→

National labor groups mostly close ranks to defend police unions

National labor groups mostly close ranks to defend police unions

While some in the labor movement are seeking to distance themselves, most are supportive even as they call for reforms. Read full article: National labor groups mostly close ranks...→

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...→

St. Paul man shot in Summit-University neighborhood; police praise officers’ life-saving efforts

St. Paul man shot in Summit-University neighborhood; police praise officers’ life-saving efforts

A St. Paul man survived a shooting Friday after police kept him conscious until medics arrived. At about 1 a.m., West District officers were sent to the 800 bl [...] Read full article: St. Paul man shot in Summit-University n...→

Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town Hall

Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town Hall

Members of the Menlo Park City Council were stunned Thursday after the police chief announced his retirement at a council meeting about policing. Read full article: Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By...→

Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Child Enticement Charge

Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Child Enticement Charge

A former Massachusetts police chief pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of enticing a child younger than 16. Read full article: Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guil...→

‘I’ve lost the trust’: Bay Area police chief abruptly announces retirement during town hall meeting on policing

His surprise resignation came during a discussion about proposed policies to implement in the city’s police department following recent protests over police br [...] Read full article: ‘I’ve lost the trust’: Bay Area police c...→

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...→

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...→

Police, National Guard to handle 'savage' situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

Police, National Guard to handle 'savage' situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt joined "The Ingraham Angle" Tuesday night where he addressed protecting monuments on federal property, saying he's taken mor [...] Read full article: Police, National Guard to handle 'savage...→

Glenbard North's Barber wins national debate title

Glenbard North's Barber wins national debate title

Glenbrook North student earns national title in Policy Debate, the school's first since 2015 Read full article: Glenbard North's Barber wins national de...→

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...→

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...→

Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit over drowning death at Houston home

Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit over drowning death at Houston home

Former MLB All-Star Carl Crawford is facing a lawsuit over a drowning death that occurred at his Houston home in May. Read full article: Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit o...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Minneapolis police chief: Union must decide whether to be on right or wrong side of history

Minneapolis police chief: Union must decide whether to be on right or wrong side of history

The head of the union representing Minneapolis police has defended the four officers fired for the killing of George Floyd. Lesley Stahl interviews Medaria Arr [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief: Union must dec...→

Prince George’s Co.’s assistant police chief takes over for now | WTOP

Prince George’s County’s assistant police chief, Hector Velez, will serve as interim chief of the department, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said Friday. Read full article: Prince George’s Co.’s assistant police c...→

Former Stow police chief accused of sending sexually explicit messages to man posing as teen boy faces a judge

Former Stow police chief accused of sending sexually explicit messages to man posing as teen boy faces a judge

STOW, MASS. (WHDH) - The former Stow police chief faced a judge Friday after investigators say he exchanged sexually explicit messages with a person he... Read full article: Former Stow police chief accused of send...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

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...→

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...→

Police, National Guard to handle 'savage' situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

Police, National Guard to handle 'savage' situation of toppling monuments, interior secretary says

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt joined "The Ingraham Angle" Tuesday night where he addressed protecting monuments on federal property, saying he's taken mor [...] Read full article: Police, National Guard to handle 'savage...→

Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders To Discuss Racism, Defunding Police

Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders To Discuss Racism, Defunding Police

The always outspoken, community-driven Mark Cuban will join a diverse group of local and national industry leaders in an effort to “Heal America,” on Thursday. [...] Read full article: Mark Cuban Joins Local, National Leaders...→

Glenbard North's Barber wins national debate title

Glenbard North's Barber wins national debate title

Glenbrook North student earns national title in Policy Debate, the school's first since 2015 Read full article: Glenbard North's Barber wins national de...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit over drowning death at Houston home

Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit over drowning death at Houston home

Former MLB All-Star Carl Crawford is facing a lawsuit over a drowning death that occurred at his Houston home in May. Read full article: Carl Crawford faces $1 million lawsuit o...→

Google Faces Employee Petition to End Tech Sales to Police

Google Faces Employee Petition to End Tech Sales to Police

More than 1,600 workers at Alphabet Inc are petitioning its Google unit to stop selling email and other services to police departments, a source familiar with [...] Read full article: Google Faces Employee Petition to End Te...→

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...→

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...→

National labor groups mostly close ranks to defend police unions

National labor groups mostly close ranks to defend police unions

While some in the labor movement are seeking to distance themselves, most are supportive even as they call for reforms. Read full article: National labor groups mostly close ranks...→

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...→

St. Paul man shot in Summit-University neighborhood; police praise officers’ life-saving efforts

St. Paul man shot in Summit-University neighborhood; police praise officers’ life-saving efforts

A St. Paul man survived a shooting Friday after police kept him conscious until medics arrived. At about 1 a.m., West District officers were sent to the 800 bl [...] Read full article: St. Paul man shot in Summit-University n...→

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...→

Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town Hall

Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By Announcing Retirement At Policing Town Hall

Members of the Menlo Park City Council were stunned Thursday after the police chief announced his retirement at a council meeting about policing. Read full article: Menlo Park Police Chief Stuns Council By...→

Minneapolis police chief: Union must decide whether to be on right or wrong side of history

Minneapolis police chief: Union must decide whether to be on right or wrong side of history

The head of the union representing Minneapolis police has defended the four officers fired for the killing of George Floyd. Lesley Stahl interviews Medaria Arr [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief: Union must dec...→

Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Child Enticement Charge

Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty To Child Enticement Charge

A former Massachusetts police chief pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge of enticing a child younger than 16. Read full article: Former Stow Police Chief Pleads Not Guil...→

Prince George’s Co.’s assistant police chief takes over for now | WTOP

Prince George’s County’s assistant police chief, Hector Velez, will serve as interim chief of the department, County Executive Angela Alsobrooks said Friday. Read full article: Prince George’s Co.’s assistant police c...→

‘I’ve lost the trust’: Bay Area police chief abruptly announces retirement during town hall meeting on policing

His surprise resignation came during a discussion about proposed policies to implement in the city’s police department following recent protests over police br [...] Read full article: ‘I’ve lost the trust’: Bay Area police c...→

Former Stow police chief accused of sending sexually explicit messages to man posing as teen boy faces a judge

Former Stow police chief accused of sending sexually explicit messages to man posing as teen boy faces a judge

STOW, MASS. (WHDH) - The former Stow police chief faced a judge Friday after investigators say he exchanged sexually explicit messages with a person he... Read full article: Former Stow police chief accused of send...→