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Texas Chief Fired Amid Accusations of "Lack of Good Judgement"

The chief of police for the Fort Worth (TX) Police Department has been fired just days after he had a heated argument with the president of the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas.

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Texas Lawmakers Introduce Proposed "Back the Blue Act" During Police Week

Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Representative Ted Poe (R-TX) announced on Wednesday that they have introduced the Back the Blue Act, which would increase the penalties for criminals who intentionally target law enforcement officers, and provide new tools for officers to protect themselves.

Proposed California UOF Legislation Supported by San Diego City Council

The San Diego City Council voted 6-2 Tuesday in favor of a resolution to support proposed state legislation that would put in place more stringent accountability rules and oversight of police use of force in California.

Indiana Department Breaks Ground on New Headquarters Facility

Officials in Huntington, Indiana, gathered on Wednesday with members of that city's police department and several members of the community to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new headquarters facility.

Officer Wounded in Gunfight with Marathon Bombers Wants to Talk with Bernie Sanders

Retired Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Officer Dic Donohue—who was wounded in a gunfight with the Boston Marathon bombers six years ago—recently responded to Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders' comments that even "terrible people" like Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should have the right to vote while they are behind bars.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Ex-Sheriff Scott Israel

A Judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by suspended Broward County, FL, Sheriff Scott Israel, finding that Republican Governor Ron DeSantis acted within appropriate authority when he removed the Israel from command of that agency.

California Governor's Moratorium on Executions Spares Cop Killer, Serial Killers, and Child Killers

California Governor Gavin Newsom decreed by executive fiat on Wednesday that there would be a moratorium of indeterminate duration on the execution of convicted murderers sentenced to the death penalty in the Golden State.

Kentucky Police "Arrest" Punxsutawney Phil for Fraud and Unsworn Falsification

Andrew Scott—the Mayor of Coal Run (KY)—said on Facebook, "This morning, in consultation with the City Attorney and Chief of Police, I ordered the immediate arrest of Punxsutawney Phil for violation of Kentucky Revised Statutes, Chapters 194A and 523. Specifically, the warrant alleges Fraud and Unsworn Falsification."

Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel Sues Florida Governor

Suspended—and embattled—Broward (FL) Sheriff Scott Israel has reportedly filed a lawsuit seeking reinstatement after he was replaced in January over his handling of the mass shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018.

President Trump to Chiefs, Sheriffs at National Conference: "The Wall is Coming"

President Donald Trump delivered remarks to the Major County Sheriffs and Major Cities Chiefs Association Joint Conference in Washington on Wednesday, saying during his speech that "the wall is coming."