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Boston Top Cop Leaves Department

September 23, 2013
Police Commissioner Edward Davis will step down later this year to pursue a fellowship at Harvard University, he said at a Monday press conference at police headquarters.

Miami PD Approved to Hire 100 Officers

September 13, 2013
Miami's elected leaders granted approval for the hiring of 100 new police officers Thursday following an emotional appeal by current officers to restore lost benefits.

NYC Mayor Sues Council to Overturn Stop-and-Frisk Law

September 3, 2013
Mayor Michael Bloomberg filed a lawsuit against City Council to overturn a law passed last month that would make it easier for people to sue after being targeted by the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk program.

St. Louis Regains Control of PD From State

September 2, 2013
St. Louis has regained control of its police department from the state after Mayor Francis Slay signed an executive order Saturday he said was "too long in coming."

City Council Approves Inspector General to Monitor NYPD

August 22, 2013
The New York City Council today established an inspector general to oversee the New York Police Department, overriding Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Commissioner Ray Kelly.

Conn. Gov. Warns State Police About Discussing Newtown

August 14, 2013
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has warned state police leaders to be more selective when discussing the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown.

The End of Professional Policing?

August 14, 2013
Elected officials seeking reforms seem to lack the respect for the men and women of emergency services. As one said recently to me, "There is no difference between a police officer and ditch digger, you are all my servants."

Chicago Chief Blasts State Rep. for Murder Comment

July 30, 2013
While discussing unsolved murders, state Rep. Monique Davis (D-Chicago) told a Detroit radio station that some people in the community "believe the police may be involved in some of these murders."

N.H. Medical Marijuana Law Bans Home Grow

July 25, 2013
New Hampshire became the nineteenth state in the nation to approve the use of medical marijuana for the terminally and chronically ill when Gov. Maggie Hassan signed House Bill 573 into law on Tuesday.

NYC Mayor Vetoes NYPD Oversight

July 24, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has vetoed a pair of measures to create an NYPD inspector general and allow people to sue over racial profiling by officers.

Cleveland Police Find No Record of Kidnapping 911 Call

May 9, 2013
The Cleveland Division of Police has found no record of 911 calls about an address where three young women were held captive for a decade, refuting claims by neighbors.

Embattled La. Sheriff Denounces Critics As Racist

April 16, 2013
Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman has questioned critics of his jail management style, implying to a local media outlet that their criticism is racially motivated.

Md. Lawmaker Raffles AK-47, AR-15

April 10, 2013
A conservative Maryland lawmaker will raffle off an AK-47 and AR-15 rifle during his reelection campaign to bring attention to the state's strict new gun control law.

Wash. Mayor Can Now Hire, Fire Command Staff

April 9, 2013
Top Spokane Police Department administrators can now be removed by Mayor David Condon, after the City Council granted him broad new powers on Monday.

Police: Ousted Nev. Lawmaker Attacked K-9 with Wrench

April 1, 2013
Steven Brooks was jailed in California's San Bernardino County after being subdued with punches and a Taser. Police alleged he attacked a police dog with a wrench.

Bloomberg To Veto Inspector General for NYPD

March 20, 2013
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasted a City Council rival's plan to install an inspector general to provide greater oversight of the New York Police Department.

Oakland Mayor Apologizes for Promoting Lock-Pick Class

March 5, 2013
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is on the defensive, after a recent newsletter sent by her office included a plug for a class on how to pick locks. Quan apologized Wednesday.

Ala. Councilman Asked to Leave Cop's Memorial

August 31, 2011
An Anniston, Ala., city councilman who has publicly questioned the police department's procedures and investigations was refused entry to a memorial service for a fallen officer.
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