A police union attorney says the Baltimore officers who fatally shot two armed men last week were videotaped being read their Miranda rights after declining to give statements.
The attorney, Michael Davey, told The Baltimore Sun that prosecutors required the Miranda warnings. He said he could not recall such a move by prosecutors in 16 years working with the union. Davey says the officers were "treated like criminals" after he advised them not to immediately give statements.
According to Minnesota Public Radio, 51-year-old Officer Phillip Lombardi was fired after he got into a confrontation with a woman off duty. The woman had kicked his car, and Lombardi got into a verbal confrontation with her.
The most recent piece of art produced by Jonny Castro is of Deputy Justin DeRosier of the Cowlitz County (WA) Sheriff's Office, who was shot and killed after responding to investigate reports of a disabled motor home.
Chief Andrew Lavoie is urging the Board of Aldermen to consider raising Mayor Jim Donchess' proposed budget for the Nashua Police Department, citing extensive overtime costs and other factors. The department is spending an average of $30,000 a week in overtime.
Being in relationship or married to a police officer makes you the first line of support. When spouses accept this role they know it comes with some sacrifices, but what they often don't realize is their well-being may not be considered by friends, family members, or even the agency.