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Cambridge Officer: We Followed Protocols In Gates Arrest

July 24, 2009
The second Cambridge police officer who was inside the home of black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. during his arrest says he and the arresting officer "followed protocols," New England Cable News reports.

Chicago Police Spend $2.2 Million to Protect Obama's Home Since November

July 21, 2009
The Chicago Police Department has spent at least $2.2 million to secure President Barack Obama's Kenwood residence since he was elected in November, according to documents released Monday by the city.

Police Survivors Group Says No Worries About Obama's Death-Benefit Cut

May 12, 2009
President Obama's proposed reduction of death benefits is "meaningless" and will not reduce the amount paid to survivors who lose their loved ones in the line of duty, according to a leading grief-support agency for law-enforcement families.

9/11 Family Leader Rails Against President Obama Over Gitmo Closing, Handling of Terror Prosecutions

May 8, 2009
The Justice Department's recent plea agreement with Ali Saleh al-Marri should be of grave concern to those who believe the Obama administration will vigorously prosecute terrorists in the federal court system. Al-Marri was sent to the U.S. on Sept. 10, 2001, by KSM to carry out cyanide bomb attacks. He faces up to a 15-year sentence, but will be allowed to argue that the sentence should be satisfied by the seven years he has been in custody.

Obama Considers Sending Armed Troops to Mexican Border to Prevent Drug Violence

March 12, 2009
President Barack Obama said Wednesday that his administration is examining options to deal with deteriorating security conditions on the Mexican border, including the deployment of the National Guard if violence continues to spill over into American cities.

Obama Meets Ohio Police Recruits Hired Due to Stimulus Package

March 6, 2009
Today Columbus (Ohio) PD recruits, whose jobs have been saved by the massive $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Congress passed last month, will have the opportunity to thank President Barack Obama face to face as they finally join the force.

Obama to Seek New Assault Weapons Ban

February 26, 2009
The Obama administration will seek to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 during the Bush administration, Attorney General Eric Holder said today.

Thales Demonstrates Interoperable Communications on Inauguration Day

January 25, 2009
Thales Communications Inc. provided multiple units of its new multiband, portable radio for the Jan. 20 Presidential Inauguration Day activities. The Liberty software-defined, multiband land mobile radio enhanced operations in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas by linking multi-agency communications.

Troops, Cops to Surge for President-Elect Barack Obama's Inaugural

January 11, 2009
Military and law enforcement officials told the Daily News they're adding more soldiers and cops than previously planned to help safeguard Obama's Jan. 20 swearing-in.

Obama and Law Enforcement: What Will He Do?

January 1, 2009

No one knows how Obama's presidency will play out. The only thing we do know is what he has said that he plans to do in the next four years. The following is an examination of what he's said about issues near and dear to American law enforcement and commentary from leading law enforcement experts on how it will affect you.

L.A. County to Send 112 Deputies to Inauguration

December 19, 2008
The move will make the L.A. County department one of the largest contingents helping with crowd control and other duties at what are expected to be high-turnout festivities surrounding President-elect Barack Obama's swearing in.

L.A. County Sheriff Catches Flak for Plan to Send Deputies to D.C. for Inauguration

December 11, 2008
County officials estimate that they would be on the hook for another $905,000 in salary and benefits. In addition, there is $81,000 in needed "cold weather gear" including jackets, gloves, hats and "turtleneck dickies" at a cost of $232 per deputy.

Top Obama Adviser: Napolitano is Homeland Security Pick

November 20, 2008
Gov. Janet Napolitano is President-elect Barack Obama's choice to lead the Department of Homeland Security, multiple news agencies reported late Wednesday. If appointed, the Democrat in her second term would head the sprawling federal agency, which is responsible for immigration policy and border security as well as emergency response issues.

NYPD Dumps Barack Obama Campaign Ads from Website

October 3, 2008
The NYPD yanked a free news service from the department's internal Web site yesterday after cops and union leaders complained its ads promoted Sen. Barack Obama.

Who Gets Your Vote For President?

September 11, 2008
Who will get your vote when you cast your ballot in the presidential election? Add to the discussion on PoliceMag.com.
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