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Report: On-Duty Chicago Officers Ordered by Supervisor to Babysit Child

According to the Office of Inspector General, on-duty Chicago police officers were ordered for almost an entire year to pick up a supervisor’s child from school and babysit the child at a police station for hours at a time.

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Great Leadership Requires Humility

Law enforcement leaders could learn a thing or two from the example of President George Herbert Walker Bush.

Looking Back to Look Forward

The Phoenix Police Department wants to better understand its past to make a brighter future.

Foot and Hoof Patrol: Meaningfully Connecting Cops and Citizens

Foot patrol is the essence of community policing—officers on foot create opportunities for the public to connect with their police (and vice versa). Conversely, when officers are wrapped in two tons of metal and plastic, that opportunity for real connection is essentially lost.

Arrive Alive: Police Must Reduce Single-Vehicle Crashes on Patrol

Too many officers are driving themselves into their graves—turning their cars into their coffins—in single-vehicle crashes. According to ODMP, there were 34 such preventable duty deaths in a three-year span from 2016 to the present. It's impossible to know how many officers were seriously injured but survived single-vehicle crashes during that time period. Something must be done.

Boston's Top Cop Fires Back at ACLU "Paper Warriors"

Boston Police Commissioner William Gross ripped into ACLU "paper warriors" for suing the city over a gang database, saying the civil rights advocates are turning a blind eye to "atrocities" committed by gang members.

Washington Chief Says Officers Will Not Enforce New Gun Laws

Chief Loren Culp of the Republic (WA) Police Department said on social media that he won't allow his department to enforce new regulations under newly passed which he said are unconstitutional.

Massachusetts Department's Command Staff Cover Veterans' Shifts

Command staff with the Cambridge Police Department in Massachusetts took to the streets on Monday to cover for their officers who had served in the military—those veterans were given the day off for the holiday.

Syracuse Names Kenton Buckner As its Next Chief of Police

Mayor Ben Walsh has named Little Rock Police Chief Kenton Buckner as the next chief of the Syracuse (NY) Police Department.

Oregon Police Hold "Summit" to Build Community's Trust

"Building Bridges of Understanding in Our Communities came together in September 2016, at a time of heightened tensions in our country and polarizing political rhetoric," said the City of Portland on its website.