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Santa Monica police chief faces calls to resign after officers watch businesses being looted, do nothing

Santa Monica police chief faces calls to resign after officers watch businesses being looted, do nothing

Santa Monica Police Chief Cynthia Renaud has faced calls to resign after local television footage showed officers standing idly by as looters ransacked more th [...] Read full article: Santa Monica police chief faces calls to...→

Santa Monica police chief faces calls to resign after officers watch businesses being looted, do nothing

Santa Monica police chief faces calls to resign after officers watch businesses being looted, do nothing

Santa Monica Police Chief Cynthia Renaud has faced calls to resign after local television footage showed officers standing idly by as looters ransacked more th [...] Read full article: Santa Monica police chief faces calls to...→

Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Actress Jenifer Lewis, 3 Other Women From Dating Apps Out Of More Than $380K

Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Actress Jenifer Lewis, 3 Other Women From Dating Apps Out Of More Than $380K

Antonio Wilson, 57, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal wire fraud in a scam in which he deceived four women, including "Black-ish" actress Jenifer Lewis, i [...] Read full article: Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scammi...→

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...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Santa Ana police officer charged with wo...→

Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police: 'We cannot allow mob rule' under Democrat leadership

Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police: 'We cannot allow mob rule' under Democrat leadership

“We cannot allow mob rule,” Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday reacting to growing calls to defund police departments following [...] Read full article: Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police:...→

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...→

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...→

Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking over' amid troubling crime surge, calls to defund police

Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking over' amid troubling crime surge, calls to defund police

Fox News contributor Ted Williams, a former Washington D.C. police detective, told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Monday that "criminals are taking over" after major U. [...] Read full article: Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking...→

‘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...→

Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area To Defund Police Departments

Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area To Defund Police Departments

The message doesn't get any louder or more visible than on Polk St. in front of San Francisco's City Hall. There in giant yellow letters, painted by a group of [...] Read full article: Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area ...→

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...→

Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

A 39-year old Santa Ana police officer has been charged with committing workers’ compensation insurance fraud for continuing to accept his full pay without wor [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Wo...→

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...→

Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't going away. Here's what might come next.

Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't going away. Here's what might come next.

The long-term goal is fundamentally to reimagine how the state serves its citizens in the project of public safety. Read full article: Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't...→

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...→

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...→

Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Illegal Fireworks Skyrocket Across LA

Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Illegal Fireworks Skyrocket Across LA

It's still only late June, but for many across Southern California, it already sounds like Independence Day. Read full article: Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Ille...→

In activists’ demands to defund police, calls to fund housing and human services 

Project Homeless is a new Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the region’s complex, troubling problem of homelessness. Project Homeless seeks t [...] Read full article: In activists’ demands to defund police, ...→

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...→

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...→

Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna breaks silence, calls for ‘justice’ in police homicide

Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna breaks silence, calls for ‘justice’ in police homicide

The mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter broke her silence Tuesday to say his death at the hands of Minneapolis Police forever changed the course of he [...] Read full article: Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daug...→

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation f [...]

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation f [...]

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana pol...→

Santa Monica Passes New Budget

Santa Monica Passes New Budget

Santa Monica said Wednesday its city council has approved a $613.6 million Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget that reduces spending by nearly 25 percent and takes a [...] Read full article: Santa Monica Passes New Budget...→

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...→

State to Review Role of Police on Campuses; Petition Calls for Defunding SDUSDPD

State to Review Role of Police on Campuses; Petition Calls for Defunding SDUSDPD

The California Department of Education is studying the impacts of the presence of law enforcement on campuses, hoping their findings will help guide future pol [...] Read full article: State to Review Role of Police on Campus...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

The historic tension between black and blue, and the rise in calls to

The historic tension between black and blue, and the rise in calls to "defund the police"

Police officials, activists and researchers discuss relations between law enforcement and black communities, and how demands for wholesale changes in policing [...] Read full article: The historic tension between black and b...→

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...→

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation f [...]

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation f [...]

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana pol...→

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...→

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Santa Ana police officer charged with wo...→

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...→

State to Review Role of Police on Campuses; Petition Calls for Defunding SDUSDPD

State to Review Role of Police on Campuses; Petition Calls for Defunding SDUSDPD

The California Department of Education is studying the impacts of the presence of law enforcement on campuses, hoping their findings will help guide future pol [...] Read full article: State to Review Role of Police on Campus...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

In activists’ demands to defund police, calls to fund housing and human services 

Project Homeless is a new Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the region’s complex, troubling problem of homelessness. Project Homeless seeks t [...] Read full article: In activists’ demands to defund police, ...→

‘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...→

Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area To Defund Police Departments

Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area To Defund Police Departments

The message doesn't get any louder or more visible than on Polk St. in front of San Francisco's City Hall. There in giant yellow letters, painted by a group of [...] Read full article: Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area ...→

The historic tension between black and blue, and the rise in calls to

The historic tension between black and blue, and the rise in calls to "defund the police"

Police officials, activists and researchers discuss relations between law enforcement and black communities, and how demands for wholesale changes in policing [...] Read full article: The historic tension between black and b...→

Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Actress Jenifer Lewis, 3 Other Women From Dating Apps Out Of More Than $380K

Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Actress Jenifer Lewis, 3 Other Women From Dating Apps Out Of More Than $380K

Antonio Wilson, 57, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal wire fraud in a scam in which he deceived four women, including "Black-ish" actress Jenifer Lewis, i [...] Read full article: Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scammi...→

Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna breaks silence, calls for ‘justice’ in police homicide

Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna breaks silence, calls for ‘justice’ in police homicide

The mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter broke her silence Tuesday to say his death at the hands of Minneapolis Police forever changed the course of he [...] Read full article: Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daug...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

Santa Monica Passes New Budget

Santa Monica Passes New Budget

Santa Monica said Wednesday its city council has approved a $613.6 million Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget that reduces spending by nearly 25 percent and takes a [...] Read full article: Santa Monica Passes New Budget...→

Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

A 39-year old Santa Ana police officer has been charged with committing workers’ compensation insurance fraud for continuing to accept his full pay without wor [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Wo...→

Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police: 'We cannot allow mob rule' under Democrat leadership

Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police: 'We cannot allow mob rule' under Democrat leadership

“We cannot allow mob rule,” Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday reacting to growing calls to defund police departments following [...] Read full article: Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police:...→

Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't going away. Here's what might come next.

Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't going away. Here's what might come next.

The long-term goal is fundamentally to reimagine how the state serves its citizens in the project of public safety. Read full article: Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't...→

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...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

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...→

Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Illegal Fireworks Skyrocket Across LA

Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Illegal Fireworks Skyrocket Across LA

It's still only late June, but for many across Southern California, it already sounds like Independence Day. Read full article: Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Ille...→

Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking over' amid troubling crime surge, calls to defund police

Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking over' amid troubling crime surge, calls to defund police

Fox News contributor Ted Williams, a former Washington D.C. police detective, told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Monday that "criminals are taking over" after major U. [...] Read full article: Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking...→

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...→

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...→

Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Actress Jenifer Lewis, 3 Other Women From Dating Apps Out Of More Than $380K

Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scamming Actress Jenifer Lewis, 3 Other Women From Dating Apps Out Of More Than $380K

Antonio Wilson, 57, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal wire fraud in a scam in which he deceived four women, including "Black-ish" actress Jenifer Lewis, i [...] Read full article: Santa Monica Man Pleads Guilty To Scammi...→

Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna breaks silence, calls for ‘justice’ in police homicide

Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter Gianna breaks silence, calls for ‘justice’ in police homicide

The mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daughter broke her silence Tuesday to say his death at the hands of Minneapolis Police forever changed the course of he [...] Read full article: Mother of George Floyd’s 6-year-old daug...→

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...→

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation f [...]

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation f [...]

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana pol...→

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

On Minneapolis' North Side, residents question calls to defund police: 'Is it going to turn into World War III?'

“Defund the police” has become a rallying cry for nationwide protests against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death. But many Minneapolis reside [...] Read full article: On Minneapolis' North Side, residents qu...→

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...→

Santa Monica Passes New Budget

Santa Monica Passes New Budget

Santa Monica said Wednesday its city council has approved a $613.6 million Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget that reduces spending by nearly 25 percent and takes a [...] Read full article: Santa Monica Passes New Budget...→

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Santa Ana police officer charged with workers’ comp fraud for remaining on paid leave months after recovery: OCDA

Prosecutors have charged a Santa Ana police officer with workers’ compensation fraud for allegedly failing to disclose the status of his recovery while continu [...] Read full article: Santa Ana police officer charged with wo...→

Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Workers' Comp Fraud

A 39-year old Santa Ana police officer has been charged with committing workers’ compensation insurance fraud for continuing to accept his full pay without wor [...] Read full article: Santa Ana Police Officer Charged With Wo...→

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...→

Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police: 'We cannot allow mob rule' under Democrat leadership

Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police: 'We cannot allow mob rule' under Democrat leadership

“We cannot allow mob rule,” Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., told “America’s Newsroom” on Wednesday reacting to growing calls to defund police departments following [...] Read full article: Sen. Loeffler on calls to defund police:...→

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...→

Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't going away. Here's what might come next.

Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't going away. Here's what might come next.

The long-term goal is fundamentally to reimagine how the state serves its citizens in the project of public safety. Read full article: Opinion | Defund-the-police calls aren't...→

State to Review Role of Police on Campuses; Petition Calls for Defunding SDUSDPD

State to Review Role of Police on Campuses; Petition Calls for Defunding SDUSDPD

The California Department of Education is studying the impacts of the presence of law enforcement on campuses, hoping their findings will help guide future pol [...] Read full article: State to Review Role of Police on Campus...→

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...→

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

In showdown power play, most Senate Democrats will vote no if McConnell calls GOP police reform bill

"I, for one, do not intend to be played," said Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., leading a charge against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on policing legisl [...] Read full article: In showdown power play, most Senate Demo...→

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...→

Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Illegal Fireworks Skyrocket Across LA

Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Illegal Fireworks Skyrocket Across LA

It's still only late June, but for many across Southern California, it already sounds like Independence Day. Read full article: Pre-Fourth Of July Police Calls For Ille...→

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...→

Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking over' amid troubling crime surge, calls to defund police

Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking over' amid troubling crime surge, calls to defund police

Fox News contributor Ted Williams, a former Washington D.C. police detective, told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Monday that "criminals are taking over" after major U. [...] Read full article: Ted Williams warns 'criminals are taking...→

In activists’ demands to defund police, calls to fund housing and human services 

Project Homeless is a new Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the region’s complex, troubling problem of homelessness. Project Homeless seeks t [...] Read full article: In activists’ demands to defund police, ...→

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...→

Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area To Defund Police Departments

Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area To Defund Police Departments

The message doesn't get any louder or more visible than on Polk St. in front of San Francisco's City Hall. There in giant yellow letters, painted by a group of [...] Read full article: Calls Grow Louder In San Francisco Area ...→

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...→

The historic tension between black and blue, and the rise in calls to

The historic tension between black and blue, and the rise in calls to "defund the police"

Police officials, activists and researchers discuss relations between law enforcement and black communities, and how demands for wholesale changes in policing [...] Read full article: The historic tension between black and b...→