The Trump administration quietly issued a memo—signed by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly—allowing military troops deployed to the southern border to engage in some limited law enforcement capacity "that the Secretary of Defense determines are reasonably necessary."
November 23, 2018
A military jury on Friday found Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan guilty of carrying out the largest mass murder at a military installation in American history.
August 23, 2013
Kimberly Munley, who was laid off from the civilian base police force in 2011, responded to the Soldier Readiness Processing site on Nov. 5, 2009 after Maj. Nidal Hasan allegedly opened fire.
August 16, 2013
Cotati (Calif.) Police officers entered the home of a military veteran after a neighbor called 911 Friday to report a domestic dispute. The veteran released his video of the episode that he says shows police improperly entered his home.
May 16, 2013
After witnessing what he saw as an unconstitutional outrage in the wake of Katrina, a constitutional law scholar founded the Oath Keepers, an organization for peace officers and soldiers who adhere strictly to the letter of the Constitution and swear not to obey any orders that they believe to be unconstitutional.
April 4, 2013
The Texas Legislature is now debating a bill named in honor of fallen Navy SEAL Chris Kyle that would streamline hiring of former military personnel at law enforcement agencies.
March 4, 2013
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the Jerome County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office for violating the employment rights of an Iraq War veteran.
January 7, 2013
A Clark County, Nev., grand jury decided not to indict a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officer in the late-2011 shooting of a disabled veteran who rammed cruisers at an apartment building.
December 20, 2012
Palm Springs (Calif.) Police officers shot and killed a U.S. Marine early Saturday, after he struck a bicycle officer with a vehicle and dragged a second officer who reached into the vehicle to turn off the ignition.
November 13, 2012
There is a tendency among all law enforcement to believe that no matter the odds, their bravery and training can save the day. It’s an instinct that a good SWAT officer must overcome. Because believe it or not, there are times when even a SWAT team may be outgunned or otherwise need help.
March 1, 2003