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BART Officers Lack Crisis Training, Chief Says

September 30, 2011
The chief of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police department told state legislators this week that only a fraction of his officers have been trained in crisis intervention methods that would help them deal with people who are mentally ill.

State, IA Clear Fla. Chief who Voided Cop's Jaywalking Ticket

September 15, 2011
An internal affairs investigation has cleared West Palm Beach, Fla., Police Chief Delsa Bush who had voided a jaywalking ticket one of her officers issued to a city employee.

Miami City Commission Fires Chief

September 12, 2011
Commissioners upheld a decision by City Manager Johnny Martinez, who suspended Exposito last week for insubordination. The decision ended more than three days of debate over the chief's future.

West Memphis Chief Retires To Educate LE About Sovereign Citizens

September 1, 2011
West Memphis (Ark.) Police Chief Bob Paudert, who lost his son and another officer in a roadside gunfight with two sovereign citizens, is stepping down to educate law enforcement groups about the dangers of sovereign citizens.

LAPD Unveils Chief Gates Sculpture at Academy

August 31, 2011
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Police Department unveiled a sculpture of former Chief Daryl F. Gates at the Police Academy. Hundreds of active and retired LAPD officers attended the unveiling.

Video: Indy Chief Declares War on Those Who Shot Cop

August 29, 2011
An outraged Indianapolis Metro Police Chief Paul Ciesielski told a local media outlet his department has "declared war" on the suspect(s) who shot an officer in a drive-by on Saturday.

Slain Pa. Cop Had Pointed Stun Gun at Attacking Dogs

August 12, 2011
Officer Robert Lasso was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance call at a home, where he was attacked by two dogs. The officer fired a stun gun at the dogs, prompting the suspect to fire his shotgun at the officer.

Camden Police Director Resigns After Council Nixes Appointment

August 11, 2011
Camden's Mayor Dana Redd hired Lanuel J. Ferguson, a high-ranking member of the New Jersey State Police, in July and agreed to pay him a $100,000 salary. The City Council refused to confirm him as police director and members said the money could be better used to hire back patrol officers who were laid off earlier this year.

Vermont Sheriff Named To Late Wife's Job

August 11, 2011
Sgt. Ray Allen took over as sheriff of Grand Isle County, Vt., on Wednesday with mixed emotions — grateful for the opportunity, yet sad to replace the prior sheriff. Sheriff Allen has taken over a job left open when the former sheriff, and his wife, took her own life earlier this summer.

Embattled Fullerton Chief Goes on Medical Leave

August 11, 2011
Following the decision by Chief Michael Sellers' doctor to place the chief on medical leave, City Manager Joe Felz named Capt. Kevin Hamilton as interim chief.

Fullerton Councilman Wants Chief To Resign

August 5, 2011
Councilmember Sharon Quirk-Silva has said publicly she believes the resignation of Chief Michael Sellers would help the investigation into the beating go more smoothly.

Purchasing Equipment: Selling the Brass

August 2, 2011

Everyone has ideas on how to improve their workplace. Sometimes they're even good, workable ideas. You know how you would do things if you were the boss. Fortunately, you don't necessarily have to be the boss to bring your brainchild to reality. You just have to sell it effectively.

Rice U. Police Chief Resigns Amid Officer Termination Scandal

July 27, 2011
Rice University Police Chief Bill Taylor and Major Dianna Marshall have resigned after they fired an officer who left campus to assist two Houston police officers involved in a shootout.

Miami Chief Offered 'Bribe' to Resign

July 5, 2011
A day after saying he was offered $400,000 to "leave quietly," Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito now says city officials offered him a $200,000 to leave his post as top cop. Prior to a Jan. 13 commission meeting, Miami's Mayor Tomas Regalado, then City Manager Tony Crapp, and CFO Larry Spring met to discuss whether $200,000 would be enough incentive to persuade Chief Exposito to resign.

Chief Fires Washington Officer Cleared In Murder Trial

July 1, 2011
Everett (Wash.) Police Chief Jim Scharf has fired an officer who was cleared of murder after a jury trial, citing the officer's "unacceptable misconduct." Chief Scharf said Meade didn't consider other force options and didn't face an imminent threat.

Cincinnati Police Hire First External Chief

June 30, 2011
Chief James Craig, who takes over the department in July, is the first chief selected under Issue 5, a charter amendment approved by voters in 2001 that permits the city to consider internal and external candidates for chief.

DC Chief, Police Union At Odds Over Breastfeeding Policy

June 28, 2011
The Fraternal Order of Police claims the agency isn't adequately accommodating its breastfeeding officers with inadequate lactating rooms, binding body armor, and forcing them into patrol duties where they have difficulty pumping milk.

Chicago's Top Cop Calls Gun Laws Racist

June 24, 2011

While speaking at a local church, Chicago's new top cop called federal gun laws "government-sponsored racism," said he doesn't mind being unpopular with the NRA, and criticized Sarah Palin for hunting caribou.

Pennsylvania Chief Charged with OT Fraud

June 17, 2011
Annville (Pa.) Police Chief Michael Burdge Sr. has been charged with falsifying records and claiming nearly $39,000 in overtime reimbursement from state grants for his department.

A New (Old) Approach to Crimefighting In Chicago

June 13, 2011
The city's new top cop is implementing a more traditional policing approach, by stressing the need for resources to be in the hands of district commanders to use as they see fit in the neighborhoods they oversee.
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