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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.
Pioneering California Chief Resigns
June 9, 2011
Janet Thiessen, the first female police chief in San Joaquin County, has resigned as Tracy's top cop, citing personal reasons.
S.C. Chief Resigns After Using Racial Slur
May 27, 2011
Chief Tommy Ellenburg resigned after a 15-day suspension for using the N-word. The chief had been under fire by the NAACP and other community groups.
'60 Minutes' Profiles Sovereign Citizen Movement
May 16, 2011
Sovereign citizens are Americans who believe the country's laws don't apply to them. They ignore requirements such as driver's licenses and social security cards and oftentimes don't pay taxes.
Texas Border Chief Found Shot to Death
May 13, 2011
Chief Jose Del Angel, 44, was a 17-year veteran of the department that provides police services to the town located on the U.S.-Mexico border west of McAllen and southeast of Falcon Lake.
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.
New S.F. Chief Rose Through Ranks
April 28, 2011
Chief Greg Suhr arrives at the top police post with 30 years of law enforcement experience. He replaces Chief George Gascon, who left the department earlier this year after about 18 months to take the job of district attorney.
Former Missouri Sheriff Busted for Meth Distribution
April 19, 2011
Tommy Adams, who had been sheriff of Carter County for more than two years, allegedly snorted meth and then gave it to an informant. Adams, 31, is being held on a $250,000 bond.
Phoenix Chief Retires, Mayor Laments 'Vindictive' Politics
April 18, 2011
Jack Harris retired by sending a one-line e-mail to the city's top administrator. Mayor Phil Gordon told the Arizona Republic he regretted the retirement, calling it a lamentable result of "vindictive" political maneuvering.
Secret Service Investigating Ala. Chief with Counterfeit Cash
April 14, 2011
After the officer searching the Summerdale (Ala.) Police chief's vehicle found the cash, the chief attempted to deposit it into a local bank, which promptly reported it to the Secret Service.
Former Va. Chief Was Briefed On Recruit's Death, Acting Chief Says
April 7, 2011
Marquis, who retired in late February, initially didn't mention the head blows received by Kohn, and later said, "I think someone on my staff … should have advised me more thoroughly than I was."
N.Y. Senator: Ray Kelly Should Take Over FBI
March 22, 2011
U.S. Sen. Charles Shumer has begun lobbying for New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly to head the FBI in September, when Robert Mueller steps down after 10 years in the post.
Philly's Top Cop Considers Chicago Job
March 18, 2011
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey acknowledged that he would seriously consider accepting the post of superintendent of the Chicago Police Department if the position were offered.
N.M. Chief Who Smuggled Guns Into Mexico Had Checkered Past
March 11, 2011
If convicted of gun smuggling, Columbus Police Chief Angelo Vega could receive five years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. However, his arrest Thursday by a joint task force is just the latest brush with the wrong side of the legal system for the chief.
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.
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