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NC police chief describes moment officers knelt with protesters: 'It is part of building trust'

NC police chief describes moment officers knelt with protesters: 'It is part of building trust'

Fayetteville, N.C., Police Chief Gina Hawkins joined "The Daily Briefing" Wednesday to discuss how her police force is trying to build trust with the community [...] Read full article: NC police chief describes moment officer...→

NC police chief describes moment officers knelt with protesters: 'It is part of building trust'

NC police chief describes moment officers knelt with protesters: 'It is part of building trust'

Fayetteville, N.C., Police Chief Gina Hawkins joined "The Daily Briefing" Wednesday to discuss how her police force is trying to build trust with the community [...] Read full article: NC police chief describes moment officer...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police' advocates have 'selective amnesia about officers saving lives

Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police' advocates have 'selective amnesia about officers saving lives

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva blasted advocates of defunding police and law enforcement departments Tuesday, accusing them of ignoring the good of [...] Read full article: Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police'...→

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...→

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why police officers need far more training

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why police officers need far more training

Reforming America's law enforcement needs to be done in a way further trains officers and helps to de-escalate confrontations, former Navy SEAL Jocko Willink e [...] Read full article: Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why pol...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

A pair of San Jose police officers were praised for their service Wednesday when the department shared how the policemen saved an 11-month-old baby boy who had [...] Read full article: San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Sav...→

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...→

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

The president of the NYC Police Athletic League, an organization that serves youth, said on Wednesday that the goal is to ensure children have a positive encou [...] Read full article: Head of NYC Police Athletic League empha...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Chicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Off...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul Public Schools no longer will pay the City of St. Paul to post police officers in seven of its high schools. The school board voted 5-1 on Tuesday to [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board removes police off...→

Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at Officers in South Philly, Police Say

Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at Officers in South Philly, Police Say

A person is in custody after shots were fired at police in South Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon. None of the officers were injured. Read full article: Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at...→

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...→

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks

In recent days, police officers without masks have been spotted on regular patrols and at protests in cities where policies require masks and where broader soc [...] Read full article: Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Office...→

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

It’s easy to score political points, but tougher to move the same bill through the House and Senate and deposit it on President Trump’s desk. Read full article: Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, C...→

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

The Dallas Police Department Financial Investigations Unit wants to bring awareness to the public regarding a phone call scam involving perpetrators purporting [...] Read full article: Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam C...→

No charges for other Florissant police officers

FLORISSANT, Mo. – No charges for the two other police officers involved in a traffic stop that led to a third officer being fired. The prosecuting attorney han [...] Read full article: No charges for other Florissant police o...→

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...→

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two o [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire ...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

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...→

Officers clear protesters from outside White House, as ‘Defund the Police’ graffiti removed

Officers clear protesters from outside White House, as ‘Defund the Police’ graffiti removed

Law enforcement officers cleared protesters Tuesday from outside the White House following a clash the night before, pushing them beyond a space known as "Blac [...] Read full article: Officers clear protesters from outside W...→

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – [...] Read full article: Text Message Urges Chicago Police Office...→

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

It’s easy to score political points, but tougher to move the same bill through the House and Senate and deposit it on President Trump’s desk. Read full article: Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, C...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

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...→

No charges for other Florissant police officers

FLORISSANT, Mo. – No charges for the two other police officers involved in a traffic stop that led to a third officer being fired. The prosecuting attorney han [...] Read full article: No charges for other Florissant police o...→

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

A pair of San Jose police officers were praised for their service Wednesday when the department shared how the policemen saved an 11-month-old baby boy who had [...] Read full article: San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Sav...→

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...→

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

The president of the NYC Police Athletic League, an organization that serves youth, said on Wednesday that the goal is to ensure children have a positive encou [...] Read full article: Head of NYC Police Athletic League empha...→

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...→

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Chicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Off...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

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 ...→

Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at Officers in South Philly, Police Say

Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at Officers in South Philly, Police Say

A person is in custody after shots were fired at police in South Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon. None of the officers were injured. Read full article: Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at...→

Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police' advocates have 'selective amnesia about officers saving lives

Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police' advocates have 'selective amnesia about officers saving lives

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva blasted advocates of defunding police and law enforcement departments Tuesday, accusing them of ignoring the good of [...] Read full article: Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police'...→

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...→

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why police officers need far more training

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why police officers need far more training

Reforming America's law enforcement needs to be done in a way further trains officers and helps to de-escalate confrontations, former Navy SEAL Jocko Willink e [...] Read full article: Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why pol...→

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – [...] Read full article: Text Message Urges Chicago Police Office...→

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...→

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

The Dallas Police Department Financial Investigations Unit wants to bring awareness to the public regarding a phone call scam involving perpetrators purporting [...] Read full article: Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam C...→

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...→

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two o [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire ...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

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...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul Public Schools no longer will pay the City of St. Paul to post police officers in seven of its high schools. The school board voted 5-1 on Tuesday to [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board removes police off...→

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...→

Officers clear protesters from outside White House, as ‘Defund the Police’ graffiti removed

Officers clear protesters from outside White House, as ‘Defund the Police’ graffiti removed

Law enforcement officers cleared protesters Tuesday from outside the White House following a clash the night before, pushing them beyond a space known as "Blac [...] Read full article: Officers clear protesters from outside W...→

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks

In recent days, police officers without masks have been spotted on regular patrols and at protests in cities where policies require masks and where broader soc [...] Read full article: Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Office...→

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, Congress may have missed its 'moment'

It’s easy to score political points, but tougher to move the same bill through the House and Senate and deposit it on President Trump’s desk. Read full article: Reporter's Notebook: On police reform, 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...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

The Dallas Police Department Financial Investigations Unit wants to bring awareness to the public regarding a phone call scam involving perpetrators purporting [...] Read full article: Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam 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...→

No charges for other Florissant police officers

FLORISSANT, Mo. – No charges for the two other police officers involved in a traffic stop that led to a third officer being fired. The prosecuting attorney han [...] Read full article: No charges for other Florissant police o...→

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...→

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

A pair of San Jose police officers were praised for their service Wednesday when the department shared how the policemen saved an 11-month-old baby boy who had [...] Read full article: San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Sav...→

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...→

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

The president of the NYC Police Athletic League, an organization that serves youth, said on Wednesday that the goal is to ensure children have a positive encou [...] Read full article: Head of NYC Police Athletic League empha...→

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two o [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire ...→

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...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

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...→

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Chicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Off...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul Public Schools no longer will pay the City of St. Paul to post police officers in seven of its high schools. The school board voted 5-1 on Tuesday to [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board removes police off...→

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...→

Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at Officers in South Philly, Police Say

Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at Officers in South Philly, Police Say

A person is in custody after shots were fired at police in South Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon. None of the officers were injured. Read full article: Suspect in Custody After Firing Shots at...→

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...→

Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police' advocates have 'selective amnesia about officers saving lives

Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police' advocates have 'selective amnesia about officers saving lives

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva blasted advocates of defunding police and law enforcement departments Tuesday, accusing them of ignoring the good of [...] Read full article: Los Angeles sheriff says 'defund police'...→

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...→

Officers clear protesters from outside White House, as ‘Defund the Police’ graffiti removed

Officers clear protesters from outside White House, as ‘Defund the Police’ graffiti removed

Law enforcement officers cleared protesters Tuesday from outside the White House following a clash the night before, pushing them beyond a space known as "Blac [...] Read full article: Officers clear protesters from outside W...→

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why police officers need far more training

Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why police officers need far more training

Reforming America's law enforcement needs to be done in a way further trains officers and helps to de-escalate confrontations, former Navy SEAL Jocko Willink e [...] Read full article: Retired Navy SEAL Jocko Willink: Why pol...→

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks

Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Officers Shed Masks

In recent days, police officers without masks have been spotted on regular patrols and at protests in cities where policies require masks and where broader soc [...] Read full article: Virus Cases Grow, but Some Police Office...→

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – [...] Read full article: Text Message Urges Chicago Police Office...→