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Riots Break Out in Greece on Anniversary of Fatal OIS of Teen

December 7, 2018
Rioters took to the streets in Athens and other cities in Greece on the ten-year anniversary of the shooting death of 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos.

St. Louis Officers Indicted for Beating Undercover Officer During Demonstration

December 6, 2018
Four Officers with the St. Louis Police Department have been indicted by a federal grand jury and may face federal charges of civil rights violation, obstruction of justice and lying to federal investigators.

Can You Legally Counter a Drone?

November 16, 2018

What can you do to protect the public and yourself from drones?

French Police Arrest 100 after Halloween Riots

November 1, 2018
Police in France arrested more than 100 people after gangs of masked youths stormed through Paris suburbs, following a message on social media calling for a 'purge' against police.

Beyond the Mobile Field Force

October 4, 2018

American officers are facing a new era of protest, but agencies are still using tactics and methods and training their officers to the standards of 40 or more years ago. I submit to you that the time has come for change in how American officers respond to protests and riots, and that you could learn a lot from your colleagues across the Atlantic.

Capitol Police Boost Presence Amid Tension over SCOTUS Confirmation Hearings

October 4, 2018
According to CBS News, some of the key "undecided" Senators with "swing votes" in the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are being escorted by police as they go to and from their daily meetings and activities.

ICE Union Sends Letters to Oregon Mayor, State AG over Protest Response

October 4, 2018
The union is unhappy with Mayor Ted Wheeler's words expressing support for the protesters and his insistence that police "stand down" and allow the protests to continue unabated—even at times ignoring 911 calls from agency employees being menaced by the protests.

Video: Pennsylvania State Helicopter Called to Quell Unruly Crowd at College Football Game

October 2, 2018
A Pennsylvania State police helicopter was called in to hover low over a tailgate party prior to the Penn State football game against Ohio State on Saturday.

Pennsylvania State Helicopter Called to Quell Unruly Crowd at College Football Game

October 2, 2018
A Pennsylvania State police helicopter was called in to hover low over a tailgate party prior to the Penn State football game against Ohio State on Saturday. According to WGAL-TV, the helicopter was called when party-goers started "getting out of hand" and tailgaters had ignored commands from police on the ground to disperse.

Capitol Police Arrest 128 Protesting Kavanaugh SCOTUS Nomination

September 25, 2018
According to authorities, 46 people were arrested in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, and another 82 people were removed from the Rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building. The protesters were charged with crowding, obstructing, and unlawful demonstrations.

BLM, Other Groups Plan Protest at California Police Officers' Convention

September 18, 2018
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza is among the speakers expected to appear at a protest taking place outside the Sacramento Convention Center during the CopsWest Training & Expo, an annual conference of 1,500 officers sponsored by the California Peace Officers Association.

Capitol Police Arrest 73 in Second Day of Supreme Court Appointment Hearings

September 6, 2018
US Capitol Police said they had arrested 73 people in the Senate office buildings by the end of the second day of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings, according to CNN.

ACLU Sues Phoenix Police Over Trump Protest Response

September 5, 2018
The lawsuit was filed by the Arizona chapter of the ACLU, Los Angeles-based law firm Hadsell Stormer & Renick LLP and civil rights attorney Dan Pochoda. Plaintiffs are requesting a court bar Phoenix police from using excessive force against protesters in the future and are also seeking financial rewards.

Texts Show North Carolina Chief Told Officers to 'Not Engage' Protesters

August 31, 2018
Chief Chris Blue of the Chapel Hill (NC) Police Department instructed his officers to stand aside last week as protesters pulled down a controversial Confederate monument on the University of North Carolina campus, according to Fox News.

Alleged Antifa Members Attack Officer, Launch Eggs and Fireworks into Crowds

August 13, 2018
Charlottesville, VA, police are investigating the assault of an officer who was knocked to the ground, swarmed by a group of masked subjects, and beaten during a demonstration marking the one-year anniversary of the violence in that Virginia city that left one woman dead.

California "Antifa" Protesters Demolish Police, Government Cars and Buildings

August 7, 2018
In addition to damaging a USMC recruiting office, Berkeley police said "an extremist element among a large group" damaged 21 city vehicles, setting one on fire, and slashed their tires.

Portland Police Clear Out Anti-ICE Protest Camp

July 25, 2018
Officers in crowd control gear moved in to clear out the Occupy ICE PDX camp after an announcement on social media, and at the site via bullhorns, that any remaining protesters must leave. More Here.

Louisville Police Cite ADA in Removal of Tents from Occupy ICE Protest

July 19, 2018
Dozens of officers tore down the tents, and removed various objects — grills, sleeping bags, foam pads, and even toys — from encampment, dubbed Camp Compasión.

The “Occupy Movement” Shifts Focus from Income Inequality to Immigration

July 3, 2018
Instead of focusing on income inequality and wealth redistribution, the second generation of “Occupy” is rallying around the idea of dismantling the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency.

Transgender Woman Arrested Attempting to Burn Thin Blue Line Flag

June 12, 2018
An 18-year-old named Ryan Segin tried to pour lighter fluid on a Thin Blue Line Flag but police stopped her before she could light it.
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