“There has been a number of concerted efforts to stop the Public Safety Training Center by committing criminal acts here in Atlanta, into Cobb County, in Birmingham, AL; and other states and we appreciate the Federal Bureau of Investigation joining this investigation to stop these attempts of intimidation."
May 18, 2022
The officers — Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski — will be allowed to start working again, after the arbitrator concluded the two used “absolutely legitimate” force and did not violate department policies.
April 11, 2022
He faces a sentence of two years in prison as agreed-upon by both parties to be served at the same time as a state sentence for related conduct that has yet to be imposed.
December 21, 2021
Former Seattle Chief Carmen Best reportedly caught the incoming administration’s attention with her refusal to give into overreach from the city council and her track record of standing up for the rank-and-file, including sacrificing her six-figure salary by stepping down.
November 4, 2021
In looking at Minneapolis as a microcosm of the anti-police movement across America writ large, it is perhaps useful to view the activity there through the prism of Three Laws of Motion proposed by English mathematician and physicist Sir Isaac Newton.
November 4, 2021
The New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board received over 750 complaints concerning alleged NYPD officer conduct following the Black Lives Matter demonstrations during summer 2020, according to the agency. Only 313 complaints fell within the board's jurisdiction.
October 19, 2021
The “Play for Shay” game was part of the Injured Police Officers Fund’s “Pray for Shay” fundraiser.
August 24, 2021
The lawsuit accuses CMPD and members of its command staff of drawing up a plan to end the night’s protests in Uptown over the death of George Floyd with “a retaliatory and punishing show of force ... to discourage future protests against police.”
August 4, 2021
“The Panel felt that ‘taking a knee’ or standing publicly against police brutality … was a show of support for fair and just policing, and something SPD officers should do without reservation,” the OIG found.
July 23, 2021
The terms of the settlement force extensive revisions to CMPD directives, including a ban on the use of CS tear gas during protests and a ban on the use of chemical weapons to “kettle” or trap protesters.
July 23, 2021
Both officers are seeking unspecified damages for their injuries, which include “contusions, abrasions, soreness, sleeplessness and agitation, and significant pain and suffering,” according to their largely identical suits filed separately in Manhattan Supreme Court.
July 15, 2021
In May 2019, 16-year-old Caleb Livingston was at a gas station in Minneapolis when Wright allegedly pulled out a gun and shot him in the head, according to one of the lawsuits.
June 9, 2021
Memorial Day is the unofficial "first day of summer" in the United States, and with the advent of summer, police across America brace for the inevitable uptick in a variety of criminal activities.
May 29, 2021