CA City Wants to Take Officers Off of Traffic Enforcement Duty

Proponents of the legislation acknowledge there will still be a role for police officers on Berkeley streets, like if an

Seattle Ice Cream Shop Bans Armed Police

“I feel it’s divisive rhetoric. I view it as political pandering,” said Mike Solan, president of the Seattle Police Officer’s

Atlanta Interim Chief Slams DA for Quick Charges Against Officers in Rayshard Brooks Shooting

Bryant said morale within Atlanta police has been low since widespread protests began against police brutality and racism. He said

Cybersecurity 202: Here Are the Top Things Officials Say They Need to Run November’s Elections

Reading Time: 2 minutes Police Surveilled George Floyd Protests With Help From Twitter-Affiliated Startup Dataminr (Mili) From the Intercept: “Leveraging

Retired Virginia Officer Killed in Wisconsin “Hate Crime”

Phillip A. Thiessen, 55, was riding his motorcycle in Fond du Lac County when investigators say a man intentionally swerved

Off Duty Officer Saves 2 Men from Drowning in Minnesota Lake

An off-duty officer with the Onalaska (MN) Police Department who rescued two men in danger of drowning in a lake

MA Senate to Vote on Bill Requiring Officers to Re-Certify Every 3 Years

The bill would limit the use of deadly force to instances where de-escalation tactics have failed or are not feasible

WI Community Raises $18K to Buy K9 Partner for Retired Officer Handler

Pushback from the village’s residents was immediate. Petitions started floating around online to keep the pair together — and a

Alabama Detective Killed Off Duty, Ex-Boyfriend Charged with Murder

A Montgomery, AL, police detective was killed Monday morning in an apparent domestic violence related incident and her ex-boyfriend was

The Ship Is Sinking. Is Anyone Ready to Start Bailing?

Reading Time: 4 minutes The US Chamber of Commerce and other business groups have courageously… Wait a minute! What the

Economists Warn That a Hotter World Will Be Poorer and More Unequal

Reading Time: 3 minutes What’s Wrong With WhatsApp (Chris C.) The author writes, “WhatsApp groups can not only breed suspicion

Georgia Governor Calls in National Guard, Highway Patrol to Help Quell Atlanta Violence

The governor authorized the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard troops in the wake of violence in Atlanta over

Acadis’ Technology Can…Prepare Your Force from Anywhere

The Acadis Readiness Suite includes tools for delivering and tracking online training in real-time, managing scheduling, and maintaining inventory.

Colorado Officer Fired for “Extraordinary Series of Bad Decisions”

An officer with the Denver Police Department has been terminated from his job after what a supervisor called an extraordinary

New Research Reveals Startling Privacy Risks of Home Security Cameras

Reading Time: 3 minutes What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClain (Chris C.) The author writes, “According to

With Theaters Dark, a Broadway Seamstress Sews for a New Reason

Reading Time: 6 minutes From Toledo to Tennessee, Atlanta to Alaska, an army of anonymous, unheralded volunteers is toiling in

Ohio Officer Shot and Killed on Independence Day

An officer with the Toledo Police Department was shot and killed over the Independence Day weekend, according to Toledo Chief

Woman Attempts to Assault New York Officer with Fireworks

A woman reportedly attempted to assault an officer with the Canandaigua (NY) Police Department on Saturday night after she locked

Off-Duty New York Officer Saves Young Girl from Drowning in Pool

An off-duty officer with the Clarkstown (NY) Police Department leaped into action when he saw a small girl in danger

A Murderous Evening in the Old South

Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump claims America “has been gripped by professional anarchists” and he knows what to

Some Minneapolis Black Leaders Oppose Disbanding Police

Some African American leaders are rebuking the Minneapolis City Council’s moves toward dismantling the Police Department, even as they demand

Florida Police Director Seeks to Fire Officer Who Punched Woman

The director of the Miami-Dade (FL) Police Department says he has begun the process that will likely end with the

3 Oklahoma Troopers Seriously Injured During Procession for Slain Tulsa Officer

Three troopers on motorcycles crashed on the westbound lanes of the Kilpatrick Turnpike, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. All are

Arizona Motor Officer Dies in Crash During Demonstration at School

Officer Jason Judd—a 21-year veteran of the Peoria Police Department—was seriously injured in the crash on the campus of a

Los Angeles City Council Cuts Police Budget by $150 Million

The Los Angeles City Council recently approved a $150 million cut to that city’s police budget for the next fiscal

Russian Bounties: What Did the President Know and When Did He Know it?

Reading Time: 4 minutes — OPINION — [James W. Pardew was a career US Army intelligence officer who served as

Florida Sheriff Warns Rioters That He Will Deputize Gun Owners If Necessary to Keep Peace

“If we can’t handle you, I’ll exercise the power and authority as the sheriff, and I’ll make special deputies of

Los Angeles Takes First Steps to Have Unarmed Officials Respond to Some Calls Now Handled by Police

Councilman Herb Wesson said he looks forward to working on the project with members of Black Lives Matter Los Angeles.

City Council Cuts LAPD Hiring, Force to Fall Below 10K Sworn

Faced with a grim budget outlook and deluged by demands for reductions in police spending, the council voted 12 to

Facebook Frustrates Advertisers as Boycott Over Hate Speech Kicks Off

Reading Time: 3 minutes Senate Strips Provision From Intelligence Bill Requiring Campaigns to Report Foreign Election Help (DonkeyHotey) From CNN:

NFL Quarterback Invites Off-Duty Officer to Dinner to Discuss Policing

Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott—who last week signed a “franchise tag” contract with the team worth $31.4 million—made good on

House Dems Lay Out Roadmap for Cutting US Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Reading Time: 2 minutes UN’s Michelle Bachelet Says Israel’s Annexation Plans ‘Illegal’ (Chris C.) The author writes, “Just days before