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N.M. Chief Arrested In Federal Border Raid

March 10, 2011
A federal raid targeting the Barrio Azteca street gang led to the arrest of Columbus (N.M.) Police Chief Angelo Vega Wednesday morning.

Fired Former St. Pete Chief Skipped Officer Funerals, Attended Cop Killer's

March 5, 2011
Goliath Davis, a former St. Petersburg (Fla.) Police chief and city administrator, said he was dismissed from his position because he skipped three memorial services for slain officers and attended the funeral of cop killer Hydra Lacy.

Phoenix Chief Reassigned Amid Mislabeled Kidnapping Reports

March 3, 2011
Public Safety Manager Jack Harris' salary and title will remain the same. However, he will not be stationed at police headquarters. He will remain focused on emergency management, criminal justice coordination, infrastructure and service security, and public transit security.

LAPD's Chief Supports Banning Extended Magazines

March 2, 2011
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced his support for federal legislation that would ban weapon magazines carrying more than 10 rounds.

Chicago's Top Cop Departs, Former Supt. Takes Interim Job

March 2, 2011
Weis resigned a day before the end of his contract; he took over leadership of the department in 2008 as a former FBI agent and Florida native who improved the agency's image yet strained relationships with rank-and-file officers.

Virginia Chief Involved In Recruit's Death Retires

February 24, 2011
City Manager Marcus Jones credited Chief Marquis with the ability to get things done, and added that he couldn't think outside his office. The city is now working out a severance package with the former chief.

Houston Chief Helps Revive Journalist

February 18, 2011
Chief Charles McClelland helped revive Tony Morris, who was covering the presser for Houston Style Magazine, after the freelance photographer stopped breathing

Calif. Chief Joked About 'Taking All of Bell's Money'

February 15, 2011
In an e-mail exchange prior to taking his position, former Bell (Calif.) Police Chief Randy Adams referred to himself as a "pig" and joked that he looked forward to "taking all of Bell's money," referring to his exorbitant salary.

Florida Agency Promotes First Female Chief

February 14, 2011
Jeanette Said-Jinete, a 26-year veteran, has taken over as the new chief of the Medley (Fla.) Police Department, becoming the first female chief in the agency's history and one of 10 now in Florida.

Virginia Chief On Hot Seat After Training Death

February 2, 2011
There have been public calls for the firing of Marquis and one council member said publicly he has lost faith in the chief for the way he handled the death of John Kohn, 40.

Oakland Chief Doesn't Get San Jose Job

January 28, 2011
Popular Oakland Police chief Anthony Batts released a statement saying he didn't get the job and, at the same time, raised doubts about whether he'll stay to lead an Oakland force that has shrunk from 800 to 657 in a year.

Ex-California Sheriff Surrenders for Prison Term

January 25, 2011
Michael Carona, dubbed "America's Sheriff" in 2009, was Orange County's top cop before he was indicted, tried and convicted of trying to convince a former top aide to lie for him during a spreading federal investigation of corruption in the sheriff's department.

Oakland Chief May Depart for San Jose Chief Job

January 17, 2011
Anthony Batts, who was recruited from Long Beach (Calif.) PD in 2009, has seen his ranks fall from a nearly 800-officer force to the current 657 sworn, due to budget cuts.

San Francisco Chief Accepts DA Post

January 10, 2011
Assistant Chief Jeff Godown takes over the department in the interim, while the San Francisco Police Commission searches for a replacement chief. The new chief will likely come from within the department, because the job is only guaranteed through the end of the year when a new mayor is elected.

Oregon Chief Killed In Confrontation At Car Stereo Shop

January 5, 2011
Chief Painter, 55, had responded to the shop's call at about 11 a.m. that a man later identified as 21-year-old Daniel Armaugh had entered the bay and was acting suspiciously. Armaugh apparently wrestled the gun from Chief Painter and fatally shot the officer.

Northern California City Names First Female Chief

December 1, 2010
The San Leandro (Calif.) PD has named its first-ever female chief, hiring Chief Sandra Spagnoli of neighboring Benicia, the department announced.

California Chiefs Oppose Marijuana Legalization

October 25, 2010

California's law enforcement community, as represented by the California Police Chief's Association, has lined up to oppose a ballot measure that, if passed, would legalize marijuana possession up to an ounce and allow cities and counties to permit growers, sellers and taxation of the drug. In this exclusive interview with POLICE, Covina PD's Chief Kim Raney explains why Proposition 19 would increase traffic fatalities, make it a crime to pay taxes on its sale and create a legitimized distribution network for Mexican drug cartels.

Criminology Student Named Police Chief In Mexico

October 20, 2010
The town of Praxedis G. Guerrero located near Ciudad Juarez has become a battleground between the Juarez and Sinaloa drug cartels who are trying to gain control of its single highway that's a lucrative trafficking route of narcotics into Texas.

Detroit's Interim Chief Gets Full-Time Job

September 21, 2010
Mayor Dave Bing named Ralph Godbee interim chief in July after the mayor asked former Chief Warren Evans to resign.

Chicago Officers 'Cannot Wait' For Top Cop's Departure

September 10, 2010
Chicago police officers are counting down the days until Superintendent Jody Weis leaves his post as the department's top cop.
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