De-policing in America has led many cities to record-high homicide rates, along with tragic increases in every manner of crime. But perhaps the tide is turning. Perhaps However, the mounting toll of lost lives, lost property, and lost sense of community safety seems to scream for "refunding" the police.
June 27, 2022
Terminating Title 42 will lead to an estimated 18,000 illegal aliens per day coming over the border. This will expose Border Patrol agents to greater risk of disease and physical assault.
May 12, 2022
As the latest deadline for Chicago police officers to get the COVID-19 vaccine came and went Wednesday, up to 681 police employees — or 5.5% of the department — could be refusing to get the vaccine without a valid accommodation in place.
April 14, 2022
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance Tuesday giving the county personnel director, instead of the department heads like the county sheriff, the power to discipline or terminate employees who do not comply with the county’s COVID-19 vaccine requirements.
April 6, 2022
Ottawa’s police chief resigned Tuesday amid criticism of his inaction against the trucker protests that have paralyzed Canada's capital for over two weeks, while demonstrators elsewhere across the country abandoned another one of their blockades at the U.S. border.
February 15, 2022
In the category of “Other” causes, which includes 301 COVID-19-related deaths, the number of fatalities is 338, an increase of 63% over 2020’s line-of-duty fatalities in this category.
January 12, 2022
Officer Frank Sangineto had the successful surgery last week with his family calling it a "blessing."
January 10, 2022
“Los Angeles is safe,” LAPD Chief Michel Moore said. “The efforts of our contingency planning to ensure that we have sufficient staffing so that our patrol units are available to handle not just emergency calls, but urgent and routine calls, is present.”
January 6, 2022
The percentage out sick Tuesday is double the total from the same day last week.
December 29, 2021
Police departments across the country are vexed by shortages of myriad needed supplies form ammunition to apparel, computers to cameras to cars.
December 17, 2021
Every American should have the choice to be vaccinated or not, instead of being forced to take the jab or lose their job.
December 8, 2021
Employees who are not yet vaccinated receive notices that they must sign, saying they will agree to either get vaccinated or file an exemption request, and submit to mandated testing in the meantime
November 23, 2021
Jim Murray is one of roughly 40 officers who have been stripped of their police powers and put in no-pay status for refusing to report their vaccination status.
November 5, 2021
The player carried the flag for Officer Julio Herrera who died in early October.
October 21, 2021
In all, 103 sworn and civilian SPD employees submitted requests for either a medical or religious exemption and six others have “entered the separation process,” according to the police department. All six of those facing separation for noncompliance are sworn officers.
October 21, 2021