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Student's Depiction of a Pig in a Police Uniform Removed from Art Show

An Ohio high school student who created an image of a pig in a police uniform for a submission to an annual art show has had their work removed from view.

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Video: Police Union President Blasts Portland City Council for Anti-Cop Sentiment

Turner said the reason PPB is understaffed is because of the "intense anti-police sentiment in our city, that city council seems to share."

Mob Reportedly Forces Chicago Officers to Release Suspect

Scanner audio captured an officer’s account of what happened at the scene, CWBChicago reports: “Ten people surrounded me, indicating that they had firearms. And one person pulled him away from me, holding his waist, indicating that he would use a firearm against me.”

California University Students Call for Disarming Campus Police

Student government representatives at the University of California Santa Barbara passed a resolution Wednesday calling for the disarming of its campus police force.

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."

Nashville Chief: "Our City Needs More Police Officers"

The chief of the Nashville Metro Police Department took to Twitter late last week to plead for citizens to thank a police officer, appreciate the difficulty of their jobs, and understand that despite being fewer in numbers officers are being asked to do more and more every day.

Protesters "Occupy" Border Patrol Museum, Deface Fallen Officer Memorial

Dozens of demonstrators stormed into the National Border Patrol Museum outside of El Paso, Texas, reportedly defacing the memorial in that facility dedicated to fallen Border Patrol Officers.

Nashville Police Pulling Harassed SROs from Schools

Two of the most troubled schools in Nashville, Tennessee will soon be without school resource officers after those SROs reported being verbally harassed on a daily basis.

Judge Approves Order for Major Reforms at Chicago Police Department

The consent decree requires officers to document each time they draw their weapons—even if they don't actually fire—and tightens instances in which officers may deploy TASERs. It also requires the department to publish use-of-force data on a monthly basis.

Arizona Officer Refused Service at Pizza Parlor Due to Being Armed

An officer with the Yuma (AZ) Police Department was in full uniform when he entered a pizza parlor seeking his shift meal when an employee told him that he would have to leave because the officer was armed with his service pistol at the time.