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University of Wisconsin Police Chief Bans Thin Blue Line Symbol

Chief Kristen Roman of the University of Wisconsin Police Department has banned the Thin Blue...

In the e-mail Roman wrote that extremists who have “so visibly coopted the thin blue line flag” place officers at “greater risk.” She added, “The balance has tipped, and we must consider the cost of clinging to a symbol that is undeniably and inextricably linked to actions and beliefs antithetical to UWPD’s values.”

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FBI Issues Alert to Police Chiefs Warning of Extremist Threats

In the call with police chiefs, Christopher Wray, the FBI director, and Kenneth Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, warned about potential attacks on state capitols, federal buildings, the homes of congressional members and businesses, according to one of the chiefs on the call.

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New Fresno Chief Sworn in Monday

New Fresno Chief Sworn in Monday

"I see an opportunity here, I see a challenge here," Chief Paco Balderrama said. "I see for great things to happen. I believe in five to 10 years, Fresno is going to be a much different place and if I can play a small role in it, that's a life and a career well lived."

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Board Appoints New U.S. Capitol Police Chief

Acting U.S. Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittmanled the security footprint for the 2013...

Yogananda Pittman becomes the first woman and first black person to serve in the post. She comes into the position experienced. She led the security footprint for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration.

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New Dallas Chief Touts Crime Reduction as a Top Goal

Chief Eddie Garcia, 50, said he felt the statistics and perception of crime in the city went hand in hand — and that both had to go in the opposite direction. He said he felt residents can judge whether his plans are successful by their perceptions of crime in the city, how present officers are and their collaborations with the community.

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Dallas Names New Police Chief

Dallas Names New Police Chief

Retired San Jose, California Police Chief Eddie Garcia has been named the new head of police in Dallas to replace Chief Renee Hall, the city announced.