If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
An LAPD patrol car struck and killed a naked may lying in the street on Sunday evening. The officers were reposnding to reports that the man was running around the area. The incident happened two blocks from where the man was reported to be. Read Full Story Here.
A video posted by a Santa Paula (Calif.) PD reserve police officer has led to her removal from the department's volunteer pool. In the video, the officer rants about cyclists taking over the road and suggests that the driver run over cyclists. Since the posting, the officer has been receiving death threats. Read Full Story Here.
Law enforcement officers who work in tourism towns have a two-fold mission, protecting the locals and protecting the droves of tourists that the locals depend upon for their livelihood and their departments depend upon for operating funds. That may sound crass but law enforcement agencies in destination areas have to be aware of the numbers and what they mean.