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Shelby Twp. Police Chief investigated for glorifying police brutality in social media posts

Shelby Twp. Police Chief investigated for glorifying police brutality in social media posts

Shelby Twp. Police said on Thursday that claims allegedly linking the department's chief to social media posts glorifying police brutality are being investigat [...] Read full article: Shelby Twp. Police Chief investigated fo...→

Shelby Twp. Police Chief investigated for glorifying police brutality in social media posts

Shelby Twp. Police Chief investigated for glorifying police brutality in social media posts

Shelby Twp. Police said on Thursday that claims allegedly linking the department's chief to social media posts glorifying police brutality are being investigat [...] Read full article: Shelby Twp. Police Chief investigated fo...→

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder is calling on people to vote in order to end what he calls "systemic racism, police brutality, and economic repression of black and brown people. [...] Read full article: Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Rac...→

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...→

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...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

‘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...→

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...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are sche [...]

Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are scheduled throughout Los Angeles County Wednesday, including a Black Lives Matter r [...] Read full article: Several protests against police brutalit...→

Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Police Brutality Planned

Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Police Brutality Planned

Another weekend filled with protest marches and other actions denouncing police brutality is set for various parts of Southern California. Events planned for S [...] Read full article: Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Polic...→

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...→

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Congressional Republicans and Democrats need to compromise to pass needed legislation to address the crisis of systemic racism and racist policing that has spa [...] Read full article: Donna Brazile: Police brutality and raci...→

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...→

Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselves over Fear of Brutality Claims

Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselves over Fear of Brutality Claims

Two plainclothes officers were brutally beaten at a bar but refused to defend themselves in case it provoked allegations of police brutality. Read full article: Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselve...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

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...→

Other voices: Trump’s police brutality database is a good idea

Other voices: Trump’s police brutality database is a good idea

President Donald Trump moved a bit forward on police reform Tuesday, signing an executive order that doesn’t mandate change, but only “encourages” police depar [...] Read full article: Other voices: Trump’s police brutality d...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests players wear jerseys with names of police brutality victims, pandemic workers

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests players wear jerseys with names of police brutality victims, pandemic workers

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry urged the league Monday to allow players to wear the names of victims of police brutality or frontline workers during the coronaviru [...] Read full article: WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests play...→

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 ...→

Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peacefully Protest Police Brutality

Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peacefully Protest Police Brutality

A march designed to unite Black men while protesting police brutality and racial injustice is scheduled for next week in Southfield. Read full article: Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peace...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselves over Fear of Brutality Claims

Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselves over Fear of Brutality Claims

Two plainclothes officers were brutally beaten at a bar but refused to defend themselves in case it provoked allegations of police brutality. Read full article: Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselve...→

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...→

Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peacefully Protest Police Brutality

Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peacefully Protest Police Brutality

A march designed to unite Black men while protesting police brutality and racial injustice is scheduled for next week in Southfield. Read full article: Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peace...→

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...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

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...→

Other voices: Trump’s police brutality database is a good idea

Other voices: Trump’s police brutality database is a good idea

President Donald Trump moved a bit forward on police reform Tuesday, signing an executive order that doesn’t mandate change, but only “encourages” police depar [...] Read full article: Other voices: Trump’s police brutality d...→

Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Police Brutality Planned

Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Police Brutality Planned

Another weekend filled with protest marches and other actions denouncing police brutality is set for various parts of Southern California. Events planned for S [...] Read full article: Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Polic...→

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...→

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder is calling on people to vote in order to end what he calls "systemic racism, police brutality, and economic repression of black and brown people. [...] Read full article: Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Rac...→

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...→

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Congressional Republicans and Democrats need to compromise to pass needed legislation to address the crisis of systemic racism and racist policing that has spa [...] Read full article: Donna Brazile: Police brutality and raci...→

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...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests players wear jerseys with names of police brutality victims, pandemic workers

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests players wear jerseys with names of police brutality victims, pandemic workers

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry urged the league Monday to allow players to wear the names of victims of police brutality or frontline workers during the coronaviru [...] Read full article: WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests play...→

‘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 ...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

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...→

Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are sche [...]

Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are scheduled throughout Los Angeles County Wednesday, including a Black Lives Matter r [...] Read full article: Several protests against police brutalit...→

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...→

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...→

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder is calling on people to vote in order to end what he calls "systemic racism, police brutality, and economic repression of black and brown people. [...] Read full article: Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Rac...→

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...→

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Donna Brazile: Police brutality and racism must end – GOP and Dems must compromise to pass bill in Congress

Congressional Republicans and Democrats need to compromise to pass needed legislation to address the crisis of systemic racism and racist policing that has spa [...] Read full article: Donna Brazile: Police brutality and raci...→

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...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselves over Fear of Brutality Claims

Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselves over Fear of Brutality Claims

Two plainclothes officers were brutally beaten at a bar but refused to defend themselves in case it provoked allegations of police brutality. Read full article: Beaten Police Refuse to Defend Themselve...→

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests players wear jerseys with names of police brutality victims, pandemic workers

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests players wear jerseys with names of police brutality victims, pandemic workers

WNBA star Angel McCoughtry urged the league Monday to allow players to wear the names of victims of police brutality or frontline workers during the coronaviru [...] Read full article: WNBA star Angel McCoughtry suggests play...→

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...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peacefully Protest Police Brutality

Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peacefully Protest Police Brutality

A march designed to unite Black men while protesting police brutality and racial injustice is scheduled for next week in Southfield. Read full article: Black Men Plan Southfield March To Peace...→

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...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

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...→

Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are sche [...]

Several protests against police brutality and to defund law enforcement are scheduled throughout Los Angeles County Wednesday, including a Black Lives Matter r [...] Read full article: Several protests against police brutalit...→

Other voices: Trump’s police brutality database is a good idea

Other voices: Trump’s police brutality database is a good idea

President Donald Trump moved a bit forward on police reform Tuesday, signing an executive order that doesn’t mandate change, but only “encourages” police depar [...] Read full article: Other voices: Trump’s police brutality d...→

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...→

Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Police Brutality Planned

Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Police Brutality Planned

Another weekend filled with protest marches and other actions denouncing police brutality is set for various parts of Southern California. Events planned for S [...] Read full article: Fourth Weekend of Protests Against Polic...→

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...→