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Motorcycle-Gang Members Plead Guilty in Detroit

Fourteen members of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club have pleaded guilty in Detroit to charges including violent crimes in aid of racketeering, illegal drug distribution and firearms violations, federal officials have announced.

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NYPD to Retrofit New Hybrid Patrol Cars

Photo courtesy of NYPD.

The New York Police Department's trial program of using 58 hybrid Nissan Altimas as patrol vehicles has hit a minor snag, as officers are reporting their duty handguns catching on the seats as they exit the vehicle, the New York Times reports.

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N.Y. County Organizes Gang Unit to Combat MS-13

Following a series of vicious gang-related attacks in Suffolk County in recent weeks, some of which victimized innocent bystanders, Suffolk police will reorganize officers assigned to combating gangs across precincts into a single team, Newsday reports.

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U.S. Will Provide $1 Billion to Hire Cops

Philadelphia police officers gathering, close-up of Lt. Josey. Photo courtesy of Shari DeAngelo...

The federal government will give $1 billion in economic stimulus funds to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and re-hiring of officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced.