The survey showed 76% of Portland residents know the city’s problems are real and not exaggerated by the media. A full 60% of those who were once opposed to police are now beginning to support more police being hired, and 71% say they support hiring more police officers even though they are concerned about social justice and racism in the bureau.
October 13, 2021
"You don't have one bad apple. You don't have four bad apples. You have a system-wide problem in that police department," failed Senate and presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, says in the video.
October 8, 2021
Monday night, an anti-police group called Indecline, who labels themselves a guerrilla activist art collective altered two Geico ads on the Interstate.
October 5, 2021
The new rules being forced on police are making crime fighting extremely difficult, if not impossible.
October 1, 2021
In the 14 months since, the Burlington Police Department has dropped from around 90 officers, when the resolution was passed, to under 70 today. This is largely thanks, officials say, to cops leaving for higher-paying jobs in other departments or retiring earlier than expected.
September 30, 2021
In a ruling late Thursday, the state supreme court reversed a district court's decision to block the city from counting votes on the question. There was no memo immediately explaining the court's decision
September 17, 2021
The new public safety department could likely still include police officers — though the city would no longer be required to keep a minimum number based on the city's population — and would be under the combined control of the Council and the mayor.
September 1, 2021
The proposal the anti-police Yes 4 Minneapolis wrote would remove language in the charter that requires the city to keep a Police Department with a minimum number of officers based on population.
August 31, 2021
During the budget year that ended June 30, LAPD officers worked more than 680,000 overtime hours for which they have not yet been compensated.
August 30, 2021
Ken Sherman, owner of Seven restaurant in Minneapolis, was quoted saying, "This city is run by gangs. The only thing a bad guy is afraid of is a badder guy."
August 25, 2021
The charter change would put the city council in charge of the department, instead of the mayor, and remove requirements to hire police based on the city's population size.
August 13, 2021
“Our communities of color that are most impacted by crime, many of which have seen the homicide rate rise above 30% this year, cannot afford to go without law enforcement,” William Briggs said in prepared remarks, which he delivered after unanimous appointment by his Police Commission colleagues.
July 29, 2021
In Detroit, 1 in 5 residents (19%) cited public safety as the biggest issue facing the city, second only to education, named by 23%. On a list of eight concerns, police reform ranked last, at 4%.
July 27, 2021
Reducing law enforcement is an adventure in lunacy and soon the politicians will realize that and have to rebuild their police.
July 27, 2021
The March 2021 law moved enforcement away from cops and handed it over to the city Department of Consumer Affairs and Worker Protection.
July 21, 2021