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Federal Court Rules Officer Injured in Protest can Sue Activist
The July 2016 protest took place outside the Baton Rouge Police Department in the aftermath of the killing of Alton Sterling. The plaintiff officer was injured during the demonstration when he was struck by a rock or a similar object.
June 27, 2023
Atlanta Council Approves Funding for “Cop City” Training Center After 13 Hour Meeting
Shortly before 5: 30 a.m. Tuesday, having exhausted all speakers, the City Council passed the vote to the boos of the crowd that still remained.
June 6, 2023
LA Police League Sues Anti-Cop Website Owner Over Alleged “Bounty”
The recent release of more than 9,300 LAPD officers’ information has caused a furor within the department after it was requested by police abolitionist group called Stop LAPD Spying Coalition. It also mistakenly included the names of undercover officers.
March 28, 2023
Civil Rights Lawyer Charged with Domestic Terrorism in Attack on GA’s “Cop City”
"An employee at the SPLC was arrested while acting — and identifying — as a legal observer on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG). The employee is an experienced legal observer, and their arrest is not evidence of any crime, but of heavy-handed law
March 7, 2023
The Infuriating Irony of Protesters' Opposition to 'Cop City' Training Facility
Demands for increased quality and quantity police training will only be successfully met when myopic anti-police politicians, members of the press, and radicalized protesters get out of their own way and let it happen.
February 17, 2023
Training in the Era of De-Policing: Developing Law Enforcement Leaders
As horrendous as the effects of de-policing have been—in many places a society looking a lot like a combination of Mad Max and The Purge—those effects may eventually be outweighed in the long run by an increased emphasis on training the next generation of police leaders.
March 28, 2022
Activists Threaten New NYPD Mayor with Riots if Anti-Crime Units Re-Established
“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
Activists Want Florida Chief Demoted for Speaking at Christian Retreat
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
Violence Rising in VA City's Schools After Removal of SROs
“I’m pleading with the City Council this evening that we reinstate our school resource officers immediately,” said Gregory C. Hutchings Jr., Superintendent of Schools, Alexandria.
October 12, 2021
Radical Group Adds "Defund the Police" Message to Memphis Billboards
Monday night, an anti-police group called Indecline, who labels themselves a guerrilla activist art collective altered two Geico ads on the Interstate.
October 5, 2021
Anti-Cop Rhetoric: The Beat (Down) Goes On
Despite persistent anti-police sentiment, American law enforcement continues to watch over the American public, like sheepdogs protecting the flock from the wolves.
October 1, 2021
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Judge Forces Minneapolis City Council to Rewrite Disband the Police Ballot Question
District Court Judge Jamie L. Anderson noted that the original language was "vague, ambiguous" and "unreasonable and misleading." The judge also wrote that it would amount to "substantial harm" if the ballot question were put off to a future election.
September 7, 2021
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