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Oakland Chief Announces Medical Retirement

May 9, 2013
Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan has stepped down from the department for medical reasons, he wrote in a letter to the force Thursday. Jordan, a longtime agency veteran, had led the force for 19 months.

Chief Begs for Burial Plot for Boston Bomber

May 8, 2013
The Worcester (Mass.) Police chief issued a public plea to state and federal officials to help bury accused terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev to rescue his agency from a $10,000 a day cost of providing security for a funeral home.

Police Chiefs Blast Senate Gun Vote As a 'Disgrace'

April 29, 2013
An association of police chiefs called the U.S. Senate's rejection of gun-control legislation earlier this month "a disgrace" and blamed "the gun lobby" for blocking the measures.

Video: Seattle Chief Apologizes for Homeless Parody

April 26, 2013
The Seattle Police Department's new chief apologized for appearing in a 1986 police training video mocking the homeless to address "an ugly piece of our history head on."

N.H. Chief Cited In Teen's Suicide

April 16, 2013
A county attorney has charged Danville (N.H.) Police Chief Wade Parsons with improperly storing his firearm, after the chief's son used the weapon to commit suicide.

Feds Charge Veterans Affairs Police Chief In Kidnapping Conspiracy

April 15, 2013
The FBI has arrested the police chief for a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Massachusetts and a former librarian for allegedly plotting to kidnap, torture, rape, and kill women and children.

Ohio Chief Who Ate Pot-Laced Cake Thought He Was Dying

April 15, 2013
Laurelville Police Chief Mike Berkemeier told WBNS, "I thought I was dying," after eating an entire cake laced with hash oil (a concentrated form of THC) that had been left in his kitchen by his younger daughter's friend.

IACP Supports Background Check Deal

April 12, 2013
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) announced its support for a U.S. Senate proposal that would expand background checks for gun purchases.

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.
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