CentralSquare, a leader in public sector technology, has announced that multiple customer agencies have received National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) certification from the Criminal Justice Information Services Division agencies in Colorado, Connecticut, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, and Wisconsin.
March 9, 2020
An officer with the Mansfield (OH) Police Department who was terminated in May of last year has been reinstated and will soon return to duty.
February 14, 2020
The chief of police for the Toledo Police Department has banned officers from wearing load-bearing vests that have been credited by many with relieving back pain associated with wearing duty belts that carry an officer's duty gear.
February 11, 2020
The Kentucky Senate overwhelmingly passed legislation Monday to require that police officers be armed when assigned to schools. The bill now goes to the House.
January 28, 2020
Two Kirkland, WA, police officers followed department policies and procedures when they roughly arrested a fleeing 14-year-old suspect in a YMCA teen center, according to a final report following an investigation of the arrest.
December 27, 2019
City and police leaders say Baltimore residents should start to see the Police Department’s consent decree reforms on the street for the first time in 2020, but many key initiatives are delayed as well.
December 26, 2019
Two years after loosening up the department's tattoo regulations, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo announced that officers will be allowed to grow beards.
December 24, 2019
The new requirements call for sergeants to randomly sample at least five videos each month from officers they supervise, and to review at least 15 minutes of footage from each subordinate three or more times per year.
December 20, 2019
A police officer in Wyoming has filed a lawsuit claiming she was denied a chance at promotion because her high-risk pregnancy prevented her from taking a physical test on the date it was given.
December 18, 2019
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November 22, 2019
Nick Greco, who helps train police officers on Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) and handling individuals with mental illness or emotional distress, discusses how to approach EDPs on calls.
November 12, 2019
A police advocacy group, the N.C. Police Benevolent Association, opposes the proposed policy, saying it should include a way for officers to bypass the written requirement if it is not safe or practical. The group would continue to oppose the practice, which isn't backed by law, said PBA President John Midgette.
November 1, 2019
Less than a week after a jury awarded $19 million to an officer in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the agency passed him over for promotion because he is homosexual, the St. Louis County Police Board voted unanimously to seek an independent review of the agency.
October 31, 2019
The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police lost in its bid to defend officers who have visible tattoos that some might construe as offensive following an incident in which an officer was seen in a short-sleeve uniform shirt revealing a tattoo some argued was a Nazi symbol.
October 18, 2019
The Minneapolis Police Department has told its officers that they may no longer wear their uniform while attending political events when off duty.
October 3, 2019