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Sheriffs Push Back on Obama Gun Control

January 25, 2013
More than 90 sheriffs from mostly rural counties say they won't enforce what they deem unconstitutional gun laws from the Obama administration or Congress.

Out of Control on Gun Control

January 24, 2013
What kind of philosophy is being exercised when Second Amendment naysayers condemn the whole of gun-owning Americans for the transgressions of people who by and large are not even gun owners but have appropriated the weapons?

Obama Announces $500 Million Plan to Combat Gun Violence

January 16, 2013
Proposals include universal background checks for every gun buyer as well as bans on assault weapons and ammunition clips that hold more than 10 bullets.

Obama Administration Considering Funding for School Police

January 11, 2013
The Obama administration is considering funding many more police officers in public schools to secure campuses, a leading Democratic senator said, part of a broad gun violence agenda that is likely to include a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips and universal background checks.

Biden: Gun Control Proposals To Come Tuesday

January 10, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden will present proposals for new gun-control regulations to President Obama by Tuesday, he told reporters Thursday.

Federal Officer Safety Act Becomes Law

January 5, 2013
A federal law providing immunity for federal agents from local prosecution was signed into law by President Obama with the "fiscal cliff" deal on Wednesday.

Obama's Election Victory and the Supreme Court

December 27, 2012
What is the likely consequence of the re-election of Barack Obama with respect to judicial appointments, as they bear on law enforcement and public safety issues? In our business, we're trained to look for the clues. There are plenty of those to examine.

Biden, Holder Meet with Officers On Gun Violence

December 20, 2012
Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder met with law enforcement leaders Thursday to begin discussions about reducing gun violence.

Obama: 'Our Hearts Are Broken' for Conn. Victims

December 14, 2012
President Obama told a grieving nation that "our hearts are broken" by a school shooting in Newtown, Conn., which claimed the lives of at least 27 people, including 20 children.

Fla. Cop Quits After Obama Assassination Talk

November 23, 2012
Sam Koivisto, now a former Jacksonville police officer, told investigators he did comment he'd volunteer to kill President Barack Obama. He told them he was frustrated with the Nov. 6 election and the threat was all talk.

Obama Retains Holder for Second Term

November 13, 2012
President Barack Obama has asked Eric Holder to stay on as Attorney General and Holder has agreed.

Eric Holder May Quit AG Job

November 8, 2012
Attorney General Eric Holder told a group of law students Thursday he may not have enough "gas left in the tank" to continue as President Obama's top law enforcement leader.

Sheriff Arpaio Elected To Sixth Term

November 7, 2012
Maricopa County (Ariz.) Sheriff Joe Arpaio won a sixth term Tuesday in what was his closest race. Arpaio defeated challenger Paul Penzone, a veteran Phoenix Police officer, and Mike Stauffer, a Scottsdale Police lieutenant.

Cleveland Cop On Obama Detail Dies

November 5, 2012
A Cleveland Police officer assigned to President Barack Obama's protection detail suffered a medical emergency on duty and later died, the agency told POLICE Magazine.

Ariz. Cop Demoted Over Obama Picture Loses Reinstatement Bid

September 20, 2012
An independent hearing officer upheld the demotion and suspension of Pat Shearer, whose posting showed a local teen holding a shot-up T-shirt bearing the likeness of President Barack Obama.

Survey: Gun Control, Active Shooters, and the Election

September 12, 2012

PoliceMag.com readers overwhelmingly support concealed carry and Mitt Romney for president, according to the results of our August survey. Officers also told us they were prepared for an active shooter incident and worried that government financial trouble has affected their ability to do their jobs. View these charts and graphs of the survey results, then read our analysis of the data.

Police Readers Support Concealed Carry, Romney for President

September 12, 2012

The vast majority of working law enforcement officers in the United States support the Second Amendment right to bear arms and plan to vote for presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney this fall. That's the findings of a survey conducted by POLICE Magazine this summer.

Fla. Cop In Obama's Motorcade Struck, Killed

September 10, 2012
A Jupiter (Fla.) Police officer was killed Sunday after a truck struck his police motorcycle while the officer was preparing to shut down the highway for the presidential motorcade.

Oakland Police Radios Failed During Obama Visit

July 27, 2012
This city's year-old $18 million police radio system failed repeatedly during President Barack Obama's visit to Oakland on Monday and during protests surrounding it.

D.C. Cop Accused of Threatening Michelle Obama

July 13, 2012
A 17-year veteran of the Metropolitan (D.C.) Police Department assigned to a unit that provides a motor escort for the White House and other dignitaries has been accused of threatening Michelle Obama.
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