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Ga. Chief Collapses at Domestic Call

April 10, 2013
A south Georgia police chief suffered a fatal heart attack, after responding to a domestic call on Tuesday. Barwick Police Chief Anthony Barfield Sr., 47, had difficulty breathing while on duty.

Seattle's Interim Chief Leaves Department

April 8, 2013
The Seattle Police Department's interim police chief said Monday he will leave his post in May, citing a DOJ settlement agreement and monitoring plan as one reason for his departure.

Strip Club, Pa. Agency Battle Over Paid Details

April 1, 2013
Attorneys for Pittsburgh Police Bureau and a downtown strip club will argue in federal court over a recently-imposed ban by the new chief on officers providing off-duty security at the business.

N.J. Cops Quarrel Over Quotas

March 27, 2013
Seven members of the East Orange (N.J.) Police Department said during in-person interviews that the chief has instituted a quota system, demanding more summonses, arrests, pedestrian and motorist stops with little justification.

Chicago Police Begin Foot Patrols

March 26, 2013
Rookie Chicago Police officers have begun patrolling the city's most dangerous neighborhoods in a new crime-fighting strategy introduced by Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

Grand Jury Indicts Former Pittsburgh Chief

March 22, 2013
A grand jury has indicted Pittsburgh's former police chief on charges of conspiracy and tax evasion. Nathan Harper, who resigned in late February, allegedly embezzled $70,628 from the Pittsburgh Police Bureau's special events office.

Miss. Chief Killed Directing Traffic

March 20, 2013
A small-town Mississippi police chief and part-time deputy was killed Tuesday morning while directing traffic at the main intersection in town.

Embattled Albuquerque Chief Retires

March 18, 2013
Albuquerque Police Chief Ray Schultz announced his plans to retire from a department that has come under intense scrutiny following a federal civil rights probe.

Dallas Chief: Typing While Driving Prohibited

March 11, 2013
Dallas Police officers may type on mobile dashboard computers only in emergency situations. The prohibition on using MDCs isn't specifically spelled out in the Dallas PD's standard operating procedures.

Tenn. Chief Uses Polygraphs To Weed Out Racists

March 8, 2013
The Coopertown (Tenn.) Police chief has begun using polygraph testing on recruits to keep racists off a force he was hired to rebuild after numerous police scandals.

Ala. Chief Apologizes to Civil Rights Leader

March 5, 2013
U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he was moved to tears Saturday after Montgomery (Ala.) Police Chief Kevin Murphy presented the badge off of his uniform along with an apology to Lewis and other Freedom Riders for police officers' failure to act during a 1961 attack.

Pittsburgh Mayor Calls for 'Outside' Chief

February 21, 2013
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl said Thursday he wants to hire a new police chief "with no relationships, with no ties, with really no history" related to the embattled department.

Pittsburgh Chief Forced To Resign

February 21, 2013
The second-highest-ranking member of the union representing Pittsburgh police officers said the rank-and-file are still shocked this morning by the sudden forced resignation of Chief Nate Harper and morale remains low.

Ill. Agency's Dodge Dart Serves Community Relations

February 20, 2013
A 2013 Dodge Dart, which was built at Chrysler's Belvidere plant and donated to the agency, has been primarily used for community relations duties such as civic ceremonies, parades, city gatherings, a county fair, and other public events.

Cleveland Chief: We Will Stay the Course

February 7, 2013
Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath said he is "staying the course" with the internal investigation into a deadly pursuit shooting that elicited a call for him to resign from the patrolman's union.

Riverside Chief: Ex-LAPD Cop Is 'Depraved' and 'Cowardly'

February 7, 2013
An ambush that left one Riverside (Calif.) Police officer dead and another wounded was a cowardly act of a depraved individual, Chief Sergio Diaz told reporters at a Thursday press conference.

LAPD Chief To Ex-Cop: 'No One Else Needs To Die'

February 7, 2013
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck urged a former LAPD cop suspected of killing 3 people, including a Riverside Police officer, and wounding several others, to turn himself in.

Chief: Tenn. Cop Did 'Right Thing' Surrendering Gun

December 30, 2012
Face-to-face with a gun-toting bank robber, the officer made a split-second decision. He unloaded his gun and laid it on the ground.

IACP President Questions NRA School Security Plan

December 21, 2012
The president of a national police chiefs' association said a National Rifle Association proposal to assign an armed officer to each school in the nation would unduly tax patrol resources for other law enforcement missions.

Homeless Woman Threatens To Kill LAPD Chief's Wife

December 21, 2012
The wife of Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck has been granted a temporary restraining order against a homeless woman accused of threatening to kill her.
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