“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 activists plan to hold a news conference Thursday at city hall, calling on the mayor and city commissioners to denounce the chief's actions, and asking that he be removed as police chief.
October 27, 2021
Most of the proposals, including cuts aimed at the department’s SWAT team, encampment-removal team and mounted unit, appear to have enough support to pass.
August 3, 2020
Appearing frustrated at times, Williams assured those gathered that the meeting would not be the last. "We are here to listen, we are here to make change," she said.
June 19, 2019
James Smallwood, president of the Nashville Fraternal Order of Police, said in a statement: "While the Fraternal Order of Police remains firm in its belief that this board will only create a divide between law enforcement and the public, we recognize that the voters have spoken, and we will respect the rule of law and the will of the people we serve."
November 8, 2018
A man who had been ordered to stay away from Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw has turned himself in to police for violating that court order.
September 12, 2018
The Phoenix Law Enforcement Association posted a lengthy statement on its website in response to statements made by Alessandra Soler, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona.
August 30, 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
He or she will face calls to: Reduce crime. Increase transparency. Build trust in police. Motivate officers. Crack down on problem officers. Tackle homelessness. Curb shootings by police. Put more officers on the streets. Stay away from immigration enforcement. Continue police reforms.
March 8, 2018
CNN reporter and anchor Jake Tapper called out the Women's March yesterday on Twitter for their support for convicted cop killer Assata Shakur after the organization tweeted the fugitive a happy birthday message.
July 19, 2017
“The city manager is new, he may not have been aware of some of the difficulties we’ve had in the past and his rhetoric. We are not too happy about this,” said the secretary-treasurer of the Dallas Police Association, James Parnell.
July 13, 2017
Nineteen adult men and 47 adult women were arrested on misdemeanor charges of obstruction of traffic by a non-motorist, according to Chicago Police News Affairs.
October 25, 2015