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WA Prosecutor Refuses to Charge Suspects who Attack Officers while Resisting Arrest

The policy came to light when KTTH was tipped off to an incident, where a King County Sheriff’s deputy was kicked in the groin by a 20-year-old female suspect in tall leather boots. She was not charged with assault.

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Banning Warrior-Style Training

Progressive politicians want to turn you into social workers; someday when they need a warrior they will regret that decision.

Minneapolis Police Union to Offer Free "Warrior Style" Training After Mayor Prohibits It

Following Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey’s banning of "warrior style” training for Minneapolis police, an online training program will be offered free to all Minneapolis police officers.

CA Legislation to Change Lethal Force Justification Passes Committee Hearing

The bill’s main author, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, said AB 392 prevents “unnecessary deaths” by “clarifying law enforcement’s obligations.” Weber’s team said the legislation would push officers to rely on de-escalation techniques like verbal persuasion and crisis intervention methods instead of lethal force.

Oregon Sheriff Considers Restructuring Mutual Aid Agreement with Portland Police

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts had asked city leaders to cover the legal expenses of any deputy who is involved in a use-of-force incident, but that request was denied.

Video: Conference Featuring Democratic Presidential Candidates Begins with Crowd Chanting Cop Killer Shakur Quote

"Now I came here not to talk at you -- it's gonna be a long and powerful day," Watkins said. "But I want you to do something with me. I'm gonna actually have you participate with me in repeating some words from a leader by the name of Assata Shakur. So if you could stand up -- if you can't stand, it's okay -- but I want you to repeat after me."

Former Cincy Assistant Chief Sues City Council Member for Calling Him "Racist"

A Cincinnati City Council member was hit with a defamation lawsuit Friday for calling a former police official a “racist” in a text.

Free Speech, Violent Threats, and Learning from a Misguided Professor

Professor Joshua Clover—who teaches English and comparative literature at University of California at Davis, and according to his official bio, specializes in Marxism and "the end of capitalism"—said in an interview published in early 2016, "People think that cops need to be reformed. They need to be killed."

Baltimore PD Facing Uphill Slog in Recruiting as Violent Crime Continues

Sergeant Michael Mancuso—president of the police union—said Baltimore isn't offering competitive enough packages to attract officers, and isn't doing enough to train the number of recruit classes it would take to have recruitment outpace attrition.

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Vows to Dismantle Gang Database

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle—who is running to be the next Mayor of Chicago—says she would make some significant changes to the way in which police in the Windy City conduct business.