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Detroit Mayor Forces Police Chief to Resign, Cites Poor Judgement

July 22, 2010
Mayor Dave Bing, who hired Chief Warren Evans one year ago, said he and Deputy Mayor Saul Green decided Tuesday night to ask the chief to resign based on decisions Evans made "that compromised his position as chief."

Oakland Chief Releases List of 44 Crimes PD Won't Respond To

July 14, 2010
Chief Batts released a list of situations police won't respond to that includes grand theft, burglary, car wrecks, identity theft and vandalism. Several of the lesser crimes include discarding an appliance with a lock, an unauthorized cable TV connection and a stolen license plate.

Atlanta Drops 'Interim' Tag For Chief

July 9, 2010
Citing improved morale in the Atlanta PD's force, Mayor Kasim Reed officially removed the "interim" from George Turner's title by naming him the new police chief.

Seattle Chooses Veteran, Interim Chief To Lead Force

June 24, 2010
Diaz has worked in gang and violent crime sections, narcotics, and the Internet crimes against children unit. Before becoming interim chief, Diaz was a deputy chief overseeing the operations bureau.

New BART Chief Takes Over Agency Under Intense Scrutiny

June 21, 2010
Rainey, 51, is the former Fairfield (Calif.) PD chief and developed policies to prevent racial profiling while he worked with the Ventura County (Calif.) Sheriff's Department.

Portland PD Chief Wants to Transform Training From 'Fear-Based' to 'Competency and Confidence'

June 16, 2010
A month into his new job as Portland's police chief, Mike Reese said Tuesday he wants to transform training from a "fear-based model" -- where officers are taught to think a motorist reaching toward a floorboard is going for a gun -- to one founded on "competency and confidence" -- where a mentally ill man isn't treated like a bank robber.

Pa. Chief Claims Speeding Ticket Was Retribution

May 26, 2010
Miroslavna claims Vukovich made repeated overtures that culminated sometime in 2007 when the weightlifting buff approached her patrol car without a shirt on.

Chiefs Tell A.G. Holder Why They Oppose Ariz. Immigration Law

May 26, 2010
The chiefs have taken the position that the law will drive a wedge between the police and immigrant communities, and divert police from investigating more serious crimes.

Mass. Chief Asks to Remain Part-Time So Department Can Purchase Cruisers

May 18, 2010
If the police chief role becomes full-time, the salary would move from $10,000 to $36,000. Sarnacki would need to reapply for it.

Fallen 9/11 Hero Bernard Kerik Arrives at Maryland Prison

May 18, 2010
Bernard Kerik, the former 9/11 hero later convicted of fraud charges, began serving a four-year sentence in federal prison Monday as inmate number 84888-054.

S.C. Chief In Hot Water Over Investigation of Mayor's Car Accident

May 7, 2010
Columbia (S.C.) Police Chief Tandy Carter may lose his job because he didn't hand over the investigation into the mayor's car accident to an outside agency.

New Orleans Picks Nashville Chief to Fix Troubled Department

May 6, 2010
The 49-year-old Serpas, a former second-in-command at the department, has been the chief in Nashville since 2004.

New Dallas Chief Is Open to Policy Changes Suggested by Officers

April 29, 2010
Brown, who is known to take officers to task in meetings, is inheriting a department that's seen six years of falling crime statistics.

Six Candidates Vie for New Orleans' Top Cop Job

April 28, 2010
Two of the six candidates to head up the New Orleans Police Department have ties to the department, while the remaining four are chiefs running departments in St. Paul, Minn., Norfolk, Va., and other areas.

Thousands Mourn Former LAPD Chief Gates

April 28, 2010
Thousands of officers and well-wishers showed up to watch the processional memorial service on Tuesday, as eulogizers spoke about the impact former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates had on the city and department.

Two of Four Candidates for BART Chief Are Women

April 19, 2010
Two of the four finalists to lead the Bay Area Rapid Transit's police department are women.

Chicago's Top Cop On the Hot Seat?

April 18, 2010
Chicago police Superintendent Jody Weis is facing an uncertain summer as recent crime spikes and questions about his leadership have cost him the support of many rank-and-file officers.

Chief Gates Speaks About His Legacy In 2009 Interview

April 16, 2010
Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates talks about the Rodney King incident, the consent decree, police-chief politics, his decision to eliminate hats, and his comment about the carotid restraint during a May 2009 interview with Los Angeles Times columnist Patt Morrison.

LAPD Chief and SWAT Pioneer Daryl Gates Dies

April 16, 2010
Former LAPD Chief Daryl Gates, who organized the first police SWAT unit and led the department during the Rodney King incident and riots that followed, has died at the age of 83.

D.C. Metro Chief Apologizes For 'Large Lips' Memo

April 16, 2010
D.C. Metro's acting police chief, Jeri Lee, issued a written apology to his officers for a training memo that sparked critiques of racial profiling.
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