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Baltimore Police Commissioner Slams FOP for Tweets Celebrating Officer Goodson’s Acquittal

June 27, 2016
The Baltimore Fraternal Order of Police lodge took to Twitter on Friday night and posted a photo of actor Leonardo DiCaprio making a toast, with overlain text saying, “Here’s to the Baltimore 6 defense team, the FOP and Detective Taylor.”

Oklahoma City Removes Body Cameras from Officers After Policy Dispute with Union

June 16, 2016
The Oklahoma City Police Department has been forced to temporarily end its body-worn camera program because of a dispute between the local Fraternal Order of Police and the chief over policy. More Here.

Video: Oklahoma City Removes Body Cameras from Officers After Policy Dispute with Union

June 16, 2016
The Oklahoma City Police Department has been forced to temporarily end its body-worn camera program because of a dispute between the local Fraternal Order of Police and the chief over policy.

Haters Gonna Hate

June 10, 2016
It appears Howard Bryant, a columnist employed by ESPN, is offended by police officers being honored by professional sports teams. However, there is a reason the majority of Americans have favorable views of the police and honor their service to their communities.

Video: Police Union Defends Cleveland Officer Criticized by Councilman

June 9, 2016
Union officials say the picture shows the equipment ordered for the RNC does not fit all officers. But the picture drew criticism from Councilman Mike Polensek, who referred to the pictured officer as "a 300-pounder."

Police Union Defends Cleveland Officer Criticized by Councilman

June 9, 2016
Union officials say the picture shows the equipment ordered for the RNC does not fit all officers. But the picture drew criticism from Councilman Mike Polensek, who referred to the pictured officer as "a 300-pounder." More Here.

LAPD Officers May Be Awarded for Restraint

June 9, 2016
Los Angeles Police are eligible to be awarded the prestigious Preservation of Life award, but the Los Angeles Police Protective League says the award carries "dangerous implications."

Minneapolis Police Union President Calls Black Lives Matter a "Terrorist Organization"

June 3, 2016
Kroll’s harshest words were pointed at Black Lives Matter, which he described as a “terrorist organization.”

No Charges for Officers in Jamar Clark Shooting

June 2, 2016
Federal authorities said Wednesday that they would not pursue civil rights charges against two Minneapolis police officers in the fatal shooting of Jamar Clark.

Video: Los Angeles Police Union Sues Chief Over "Improper Influence" in Disciplinary Process

May 20, 2016
The union says the city charter section, which requires two command officers to be board members, is a violation of the 14th Amendment because the officers “owe their rank to the chief.” They are hoping the federal court agrees.

Los Angeles Police Union Sues Chief Over "Improper Influence" in Disciplinary Process

May 20, 2016
The union says the city charter section, which requires two command officers to be board members, is a violation of the 14th Amendment because the officers “owe their rank to the chief.” They are hoping the federal court agrees. More Here.

Police Union Sues New York City Over Changes to Health Insurance

May 17, 2016
A police union is suing New York City for making changes to officers’ health insurance plans without consulting them, according to court papers.

NYPD Union Survey Shows Officers Very Unhappy with de Blasio, City Government

May 13, 2016
96% of responses were unfavorable towards Mayor de Blasio, with 88% very unfavorable. Additionally, 96% disapprove of de Blasio’s policing and public safety policies.

Cleveland Police Union: Tamir Rice Settlement Money Should Help Educate Kids About Dangers of Replica Guns

April 26, 2016
“Something positive must come from this tragic loss,” said Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association. “That would be educating youth of the dangers of possessing a real or replica firearm,” he said.

Chicago FOP Chief Slams Incendiary Police Racism Report for "Bias"

April 15, 2016
The president of the largest Chicago police union on Thursday blasted a new report that recommends broad reforms within the department, calling the report one-sided and unfair to officers.

NYPD Union Chief Blames "Anti-Police Atmosphere" for Rise in Shootings, Slashings

April 4, 2016
PBA President Patrick Lynch took to the airwaves Sunday to blame recent spikes in shootings and slashings on an “anti-police atmosphere” in New York City.

Colorado Officers Outraged Over KKK Cop Painting Displayed in City Building

March 24, 2016
Yesterday afternoon the Colorado Fraternal Order of Police began to receive a flood of calls into its state office from outraged officers and from equally upset civilians concerning a painting that the city had allowed to be prominently displayed to the public in the atrium on the main floor of Denver’s Municipal Webb Building.

NYPD Officers Unhappy and Feel Less Safe, Union Survey Shows

March 17, 2016
Roughly 87 percent of cops said the Big Apple has become “less safe” since the new administration took over at the beginning of 2014, with 55 percent of those respondents describing New York City as “a lot less safe.”

Why is Congress Reforming a Program That Has No Funding?

February 29, 2016

The Asset Forfeiture Fund is self-financed from seizures of property owned by criminals and it helps law enforcement agencies pay for resources and officers, so why is Congress cutting it as part of a budget deal?

Video: Raleigh Police Union to Vote on Beyonce Concert Boycott

February 23, 2016
The Raleigh Police Protective Association is expected to vote Tuesday evening on whether to boycott providing security for Beyonce's upcoming concert at Carter-Finley stadium on May 3.
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