FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

The Law Officer's Pocket Manual - Bloomberg BNA
This handy 4" x 6" spiral-bound manual offers examples showing how rules are...

Top News

Ala. Chief Apologizes to Civil Rights Leader

March 05, 2013  | 

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he was moved to tears Saturday after Montgomery (Ala.) Police Chief Kevin Murphy presented the badge off of his uniform along with an apology to Lewis and other Freedom Riders for police officers' failure to act during a 1961 attack.

The presentation came during a program at First Baptist Church, across from police headquarters on Ripley Street. Lewis and other members of Congress were in Montgomery for the 13th Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Alabama.

Read the full Montgomery Advertizer story.


Be the first to comment on this story





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Echelon Materials Working on Ballistic Fabric to Defeat Rifle Rounds
The fabric called TiTek uses a defeat mechanism that is cutting-edge, according to...
New York Officer Struck by Vehicle, Suspect in Custody
Elmira police say an officer attempted to pull over 35-year-old Billy McGinnis on...

Police Magazine