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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.

California Court Gives Body Armor To Violent Felons

December 20, 2009
Paul Weber, president of the the Los Angeles Police Protective League officer's union, said the decision will "make criminals more bold and more likely to shoot it out with the police."

How to Donate to Lakewood Police Officers' Families

November 29, 2009
The Lakewood Police Independent Guild has posted information on how to donate to the slain Washington officers' families.

LAPD Officers Ratify New Two-Year Contract, Union Says

October 22, 2009
Officers in the Los Angeles Police Department have voted to ratify a new two-year contract, the police union said today.

Denver, Police Union Reach Budget Agreement to Avoid Layoffs

September 22, 2009
The union representing the Denver Police Department reached an agreement with the city on Monday, which, if ratified by the union, will mean there will be no layoffs for the department.

Video: State Trooper Punches Sergeant During FOP Fundraiser

September 7, 2009
A fundraiser for a deceased Providence police officer turned ugly early Saturday when an off-duty state trooper allegedly punched a Providence police sergeant in the face at the police union hall, the Providence Journal reports.

St. Louis Police Bristle at Bosses' Inquiry on Their Confidential Informers

August 20, 2009
Worried about liars in their ranks, city police officials are demanding that up to 20 officers tell bosses details about their confidential informers. But the St. Louis Police Officers Association has won a temporary restraining order to block the inquiry.

Sgt. Crowley Thanks FOP For Support at Trade Show

August 17, 2009
Following the morning ceremony, Crowley told POLICE Magazine he has been focusing on re-establishing his routine as an administrative sergeant with the Cambridge Police Department since returning to his agency a week ago.

President Obama Softens Tone, But Does Not Back Off Criticism of Gates Arrest

July 24, 2009
The White House today sought to soften the tone of President Obama's criticism of the Cambridge, Mass. police's arrest of Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. in his own home earlier this week. But Obama said in an interview with ABC News that he was surprised by the controversy over the statement.

Cambridge Officer: We Followed Protocols In Gates Arrest

July 24, 2009
The second Cambridge police officer who was inside the home of black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. during his arrest says he and the arresting officer "followed protocols," New England Cable News reports.

NJ Corrections Losing Ground Against Prison Gangs

July 20, 2009
New Jersey corrections investigators say they're losing ground in the fight against prison gangs, because they lack the manpower and funding, the Star-Ledger reports.

Oakland Council Proposes 10% Cut to Police Budget

June 29, 2009

On the verge of closing a $83 million budget shortfall, members of Oakland City Council have proposed slashing 10 percent from the Police Department's personnel budget. The move would cut nearly $12 million from the general fund budget and account for the single largest reduction in the budget proposal that's up for approval on Tuesday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Chicago Police Union May Picket During International Olympic Committee Visit

March 27, 2009
Leaders of Chicago's police union are considering taking the growing acrimony over contract negotiations public at a most inopportune time for Mayor Richard Daley—picketing on the day International Olympic Committee evaluators arrive next week to see the city.

Pension Changes Infuriate San Diego Public Safety Workers

March 19, 2009
San Diego's employee retirement board is voted to lower the pension rate guarantee from 7.75 percent to 3.54 percent effective July 1.

A Capital Success Story

February 1, 2002

According to media accounts, nearly 100 officers who joined the force during a 1989-90 recruitment drive-when background screening and standards were all but non-existent-were later charged with criminal wrongdoing.

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