It remains to be seen whether the recruiting dilemma in the District will soon be fully solved—or if Mayor Bowser and Chief Contee will be saved by the court—but it is clear that there is a pressing need to have patrol officers working in the city on the Potomac.
De-policing in America has led many cities to record-high homicide rates, along with tragic increases in every manner of crime. But perhaps the tide is turning. Perhaps However, the mounting toll of lost lives, lost property, and lost sense of community safety seems to scream for "refunding" the police.
Terminating Title 42 will lead to an estimated 18,000 illegal aliens per day coming over the border. This will expose Border Patrol agents to greater risk of disease and physical assault.
As the latest deadline for Chicago police officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine came and went Wednesday, up to 681 police employees — or 5.5% of the department — could be refusing to get the vaccine without a valid accommodation in place.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday giving the county personnel director, instead of the department heads like the county sheriff, the power to discipline or terminate employees who do not comply with the county’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
Ottawa’s police chief resigned Tuesday amid criticism of his inaction against the trucker protests that have paralyzed Canada's capital for over two weeks, while demonstrators elsewhere across the country abandoned another one of their blockades at the U.S. border.
In the category of “Other” causes, which includes 301 COVID-19-related deaths, the number of fatalities is 338, an increase of 63% over 2020’s line-of-duty fatalities in this category.
Officer Frank Sangineto had the successful surgery last week with his family calling it a "blessing."
“Los Angeles is safe,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore said. “The efforts of our contingency planning to ensure that we have sufficient staffing so that our patrol units are available to handle not just emergency calls, but urgent and routine calls, is present.”
The percentage out sick Tuesday is double the total from the same day last week.