Luxury hotel stays, private flights, new nonprofits: Leadership PACs can pay for them

(Gonzalo Marroquin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Designed primarily to provide funding for other candidates running for office, leadership PACs are

Ohio Bill Would Mandate Officer Training on Contacts with People with Dementia

New recruits would get at least two hours of instruction on how to interact with dementia patients in peace officer

2 St. Louis Officers Fired Over Social Media Posts

Two of nearly two dozen St. Louis, MO, police officers accused this summer by a watchdog group of posting objectionable

Corporate PAC cash takes a winding route to Democratic Senate challengers rejecting it

Maine Speaker of the House Sara Gideon (Brianna Soukup/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images) Democrats’ narrow path to taking the

Pennsylvania State Trooper Shot, Wounded at Welfare Check

A Pennsylvania state trooper was shot and wounded Tuesday afternoon by the subject of a welfare check and had to

Officer, 5 Others Killed in New Jersey Standoff

A New Jersey police officer was killed in an hourslong standoff in a Jersey City, NJ, neighborhood Tuesday, investigators said.

College Football Player Charged with Assaulting California Officer

A former football player with the University of California at Berkeley was arrested over the weekend on suspicion of attempted

Ukrainian foreign influence operation bankrolled by secret donors in coordinated effort

Yulia Tymoshenko talks to media on consideration of demands of protesters, Kyiv, Ukraine Oct.19, 2017. (Photo by Sergii Kharchenko/NurPhoto via

‘Dark money’ groups drove support for IRS rule eliminating donor disclosure

(ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images) A proposed Trump administration rule to exempt some “dark money” groups from disclosing their donors

Sheriff: FL SRO Pawned Sidearm, Brought Pellet Gun to Work

King allegedly gave excuses to investigators about why he did not have his service weapon, but later confessed he pawned

Alabama Officer Shot, Killed During Drug Investigation

Officer Bill Clardy of the Huntsville (AL) Police Department has died after being shot during a drug investigation

Houston Police Officer Shot and Killed Over the Weekend

Sergeant Christopher Brewster of the Houston Police Department came under fire as he exited his patrol vehicle and was struck

California Officer Under Investigation for Allegedly Groping Dead Woman

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department is under investigation for allegedly fondling a dead woman’s breasts.

Video: Massachusetts Officer Brushes Snow from Driver’s Rooftop

An officer with the Wellesley (MA) Police Department was captured on cell phone video assisting an driver who had several

Dallas On Pace for Highest Murder Rate in More Than a Decade

The Dallas Police Department—suffering a dearth of homicide detectives—is on pace to record more murders than the city has had

Off-Duty Chicago Officer Followed, Fired Upon in Personal Vehicle

An off-duty officer with the Chicago Police Department was followed from his police precinct while in his personally owned vehicle

Legendary Police Trainer Ed Nowicki, Founder of ILEETA, Succumbs to Illness

Ed Nowicki—who founded the International Law Enforcement Educators & Trainers Association (ILEETA) in 2003—died this week after a decade-long battle

Florida Officer Dies After Apparent Medical Event in Patrol Car

Officer Ken Foley, 57, was found unresponsive in his patrol vehicle after dispatch was unable to contact him via radio.

Critically Wounded Colorado Officer Was Ambushed

A 19-year-old man confessed Tuesday to shooting and critically wounding Fort Lupton, CO, Sgt. Christopher Pelton in an impromptu ambush.

Florida Department Must Clean Up Chemicals from Future Site of Headquarters

The Fort Myers (FL) Police Department must complete a few unanticipated steps before construction can begin on its new headquarters

Fastest-growing Washington lobbying firms benefit from Trump ties and revolving door hires

(Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images) For many well-connected Washington lobbying firms, business is booming after President Donald Trump’s 2016 election. 

CentralSquare Introduces Audit Proof

The Linn County (OR) Sheriff’s Office has implemented CentralSquare Audit Proof, a cloud-hosted solution designed to help law enforcement agencies

LAPD Needs More Money to Protect Officers from Communicable Diseases

In 2018 and 2019 a number of LAPD officers and city workers reported they’d been exposed to infectious diseases, including

GOP Senate appointee Kelly Loeffler has extensive history of giving to Republicans — and a few Democrats

Atlanta Dream owner Kelly Loeffler (right) speaks with veteran NBA player Dwight Howard (left) during a WNBA game (Rich von

Wounded Wisconsin SRO Shoots Student After “Edged Weapon” Attack

A 16-year-old Oshkosh (WI) West High School student stabbed a school resource officer before the officer opened fire on the

Democratic drop-outs spent at least $74M pursuing unsuccessful 2020 bids

(Mark Makela/Getty Images) Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) became the latest 2020 Democrat to drop out of the presidential race Tuesday,

Mayor Fires Chicago Police Superintendent Weeks Before Retirement

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot fired police Superintendent Eddie Johnson effective immediately Monday for reportedly intentionally misleading her and the public

3 Michigan Officers Shot, Wounded by Intruder During Hostage Rescue

Despite the suspect firing multiple rounds at the officers, law enforcement did not fire back out of concern a bullet

Wisconsin SRO Shoots Armed Student, Stops Threat

The suspect “would not remove his hands” from his pocket and ignored officers’ commands, according to the police chief. Eventually,