“If he thinks that they’re going to go back to the old ways of policing, then we are going to take to the streets again. There will be riots, there will be fire and there will be bloodshed because we believe in defending our people,” said Hawk Newsome, co-founder of Black Lives Matter of Greater New York, after a heated meeting with Adams in Brooklyn Borough Hall.
November 11, 2021
The former chief, Angela Greene, said she had been fired by the city’s interim manager. Greene, 46, joined the department in August 2016 and became chief in June 2019. She is African-American.
November 18, 2020
"If we can’t handle you, I’ll exercise the power and authority as the sheriff, and I’ll make special deputies of every lawful gun owner in this county and I’ll deputize them for this one purpose to stand in the gap between lawlessness and civility."
July 1, 2020
For a number of offenses, a supervisor would need to approve the arrest “unless not practicable under the circumstances.” Those crimes range from gambling and prostitution offenses to obstructing, resisting or assaulting a police officer.
August 15, 2018
Chicago FOP President Kevin Graham said in a blog post that “activist, one-sided” news media is “ramping up every angle they could muster to paint” the police shooting of Harith Augustus as “unjustified.”
July 17, 2018
Several sources said the substance was the ashes of Wakiesha Wilson, who died while in LAPD custody in 2016.
May 8, 2018
The FOIA request seeks, among other documents, any communications that the City of Chicago has had regarding the qualifications and possible ramifications of these activist groups being placed in an oversight capacity of the safety of Chicago police officers.
April 30, 2018
Under the agreement, the community groups can provide input as the city and the attorney general’s office continue to negotiate the terms of the consent decree. And once the decree is in place, they can object if it is inadequate or push for enforcement if the Police Department fails to follow through on its commitments.
March 26, 2018
The St. Louis Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating one of their own because of a Facebook meme that calls Black Lives Matter protesters "domestic terrorists." The meme also shows the wording "the Klan with a tan."
September 20, 2017
The St. Louis Police Department (SLMPD) is investigating one of their own because of a Facebook meme that calls Black Lives Matter protesters "domestic terrorists." The meme also shows the wording "the Klan with a tan." More Here.
September 20, 2017
The Justice Department has decided not to bring charges against the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling, whose videotaped shooting by police in Baton Rouge last summer prompted unrest across the city, and is planning to reveal in the next 24 hours that it has closed the probe, sources tell the Washington Post.
May 2, 2017
It was supposed to be a moment of honor for Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck given on behalf of the city council and sponsored by Mayor Ethan Strimling for his service.
February 23, 2017
Officer Dan Russell posted an open letter today, after hearing that some players planned to sit during the National Anthem again on Sunday, which is 9/11.
September 9, 2016
Protesters had planned to march on Sunday, but after organizers met with Wichita Police Chief Gordon Ramsay for hours, according to the protesters, they agreed to break bread together instead.
July 18, 2016
As much of the nation was reeling from yet another act of violence in Baton Rouge, LA, hundreds of Wichitans came out to a barbecue at McAdams Park with Wichita, KS, police officers instead of protesting. More Here.
July 18, 2016