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Capitol Police Vote No Confidence in New Chief

The union said that 92% of its members voted no confidence in acting Chief Yogananda Pittman, who assumed the role two days after the riots. Union Chairman Gus Papathanasiou said there are leaders within the department that are better suited for leadership.

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Lieutenant Explains Why She Left Minneapolis PD

Lieutenant Explains Why She Left Minneapolis PD

While our leadership held us back and we remained unsupported by our state, our city and our police administration, our neighborhoods burned. We felt helpless. And to add insult to injury, they gave up our home [station], and called it "just bricks and mortar."

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CA Lawmakers Want Sheriffs with No Police Experience

“Sheriff is one of the most powerful elected offices,” said state Senator Scott Wiener, who sponsored the bill, which was introduced Thursday. “For 139 years, from 1850 to 1989, anyone could run for sheriff and the people could select who they wanted to hold this very powerful and impactful position.”

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Fort Worth Appoints New Police Chief

Fort Worth Deputy Police Chief Neil Noakes has been named the city's new chief. (Photo: NBCDFW...

“Chief (Neil) Noakes is the right leader, at the right time, for the Fort Worth Police Department and the City of Fort Worth,” Mayor Betsy Price said in a statement on Facebook.

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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.”