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Black Boston Officers File Discrimination Suit

February 15, 2012
Nine black Boston police supervisors failed to advance in the department because of a discriminatory exam, according to a federal lawsuit filed yesterday that underscores the long-running tension between minority officers and department commanders.

Ariz. Highway Patrol Leader Removed After No-Confidence Vote

November 3, 2011
The leader of the Arizona Highway Patrol has been demoted, following a survey of the rank-and-file that returned widespread disapproval of Lt. Col. Jack Hegarty.

L.A. Sheriff's Staff Raised Red Flags About Jail Brutality 2 Years Ago

October 31, 2011
Despite his claims to the contrary, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's command staff raised alarms about excessive force used on inmates in the nation's largest jail system about two years ago.

L.A. County Sheriff Hammers Command Staff In Newspaper Interview

October 17, 2011
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he was unaware of jail abuse and blamed his command staff for failing to keep him in the loop, in his most candid remarks about allegations that deputies used excessive force on prisoners.

FBI Investigating L.A. Sheriff's Captain In Narcotics Probe

August 30, 2011
Capt. Bernice Abram, who has been on leave from her role as commander of Carson station since April, is being investigated for involvement in the narcotics ring run by Dion Grim, the leader of Compton's Front Hood Crips.

NYPD Commanders Make History In Brooklyn

July 29, 2011
The two commanders of the NYPD's 81st Precinct in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, have made history as the first African-American females in the department's 166-year history to lead a precinct.

Tactical Leadership

July 28, 2011
Leaders develop strong personality traits and inspire others to follow them. They rely on the principle of influence, and often create a "want to" environment rather than a "have to" environment for officers working under them.

Indianapolis Commander Apologizes for Revealing Bra Sizes of Female Officers

July 11, 2011
A supervisor with the Indianapolis Metro Police Department apologized to 13 female officers for revealing their bra sizes and measurements in an e-mail to 37 commanders.

Detroit Police Accused of Sex Discrimination Over Special Response Team

May 31, 2011
A Detroit Police lieutenant sued the department today in federal court, alleging a physical test to qualify for an elite — and controversial — unit discriminates against women.

Non-Cop Films With Serious Cop Lessons

May 20, 2011
When all those slaves stand up and identify themselves as Spartacus, ask yourself if there hasn't been a time or two when one of your fellow coppers couldn't have benefited from such solidarity?

Sheriff Joe: Reorganizing Office Will Restore Pride

May 4, 2011
In his final report, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu called for the resignation of the commanders of the Maricopa County Anti-Corruption Enforcement, or MACE, unit. The report details the six-month investigation that revealed 50 allegations of misconduct.

Chicago Mayor Picks Newark Chief As New Top Cop

May 2, 2011
Chicago's Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has picked the Newark (N.J.) Police director as his choice for police superintendent to replace departing Jody Weis, whose FBI background often didn't mesh with patrol officers.

Los Angeles Airport Police Executive Honored

March 17, 2011
Los Angeles Airport Police Assistant Chief Ethel L. McGuire was honored recently at the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) 10th Annual Achiever's Award for "Women in Leadership, Shattering the Glass Ceiling."

Detroit Police Bring Back Precincts

March 3, 2011
The move "enhances our community policing efforts, data-driven approach toward deployment, and maintains our trajectory toward consent-decree compliance by the end of this calendar year," according to a statement released by Police Chief Ralph Godbee.

Georgia Chief Deputy Killed Answering Door at Home

November 15, 2010
Chief Deputy Kevin Roberts, 48, was fatally shot by 37-year-old Sherman Ash Branch, the subject of a Greene County Sheriff's Office narcotics investigation. Branch then killed himself.

Who's Got Your Back?

November 11, 2010
One of the strongest administrators I ever knew was a captain who took more than one unpopular stance against then L.A. County Sheriff Sherman Block. It cost her politically and took a toll on her physically, but she had the respect and affections of those who were fortunate enough to work for and with her. Years after her retirement, her name is spoken with deep respect among those who knew her.

GPS in Police Vehicles: Officer Safety or Big Brother Watching?

October 8, 2010
Some agencies and unions have agreed that GPS results will not be used against officers unless a complaint has been made, but other agencies have purchased computer software that will monitor an officer's speed and print out a report. Alerts can also send out if the vehicle's speed exceeds a predetermined maximum.

Chicago Officer Faces IA Probe For Blog Ripping 'Hacks' Running Agency

August 23, 2010
The column, which has been endorsed by fellow officers, took the department to task for lack of proper staffing and the politicization of police work.

How to Get Along In a Department

August 17, 2010
It is a common rookie mistake to think just because you're now a copper with the uniform and shield, you're special. Don't ever fool yourself; the department's staff is what keeps you rolling.

2011 Chevy Caprice: Detective Package

July 30, 2010
The detective model includes a traditional center console and floor shifter, whereas the patrol vehicle has an open center console with a shift lever strategically placed on the floor to provide space for police equipment.
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