Patrick Lynch—the longtime president of the Police Benevolent Association—has sent a strongly worded message to the agency's rank and file officers following the firing of Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was accused of killing Eric Garner in 2014 but was cleared of all wrongdoing.
An officer with the Gastonia (NC) Police Department has donated a second vital organ to a complete stranger. After donating a kidney in 2015, he felt compelled to donate a part of his liver this year.
Ten months into Fiscal Year 2019 (October 1, 2018 to July 31, 2019), officials with the Customs and Border Patrol working at the nation’s more than 300 ports of entry have seized more than 91,900 pounds of cocaine, 2,292 pounds of fentanyl, 65,400 pounds of methamphetamine and 4,500 pounds of heroin.
Richard Ross—the commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department—has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial and gender discrimination against others in the department.
Federal authorities say they have arrested a Florida truck driver in Indianapolis just days before he planned to "shoot up" a church in Memphis, Tennessee.