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Ohio Chief Screens Dayton Shooter's Family from Press

Not directly involved in the investigation, Doherty has become the family’s voice and its protector. The one who greets reporters every few hours at a roadblock, set up to prohibit access to the Betts' cul-de-sac.

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Seattle Chief: Weekend of Violence Stretched Department Resources

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best says that a string of violent incidents over the weekend highlighted the fact that the agency has "some critical staffing issues."

California Chief Accidentally Leaves Sidearm in Restaurant Bathroom

San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell accidentally left her sidearm in the restroom of a fast food Mexican restaurant and now it's missing.

Beverly Hills Police Department Loses $1.1 Million Harassment Lawsuit

The Beverly Hills (CA) Police Department lost a lawsuit alleging workplace harassment and retaliation by Chief Sandra Spagnoli.

Houston Chief Criticizes Judges, DA for Lenient Sentences for Violent Offenders

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo expressed frustration over the practice of deferred adjudication, in which defendants can plead guilty of a crime and be given a sentence of probation. When the probation period is successfully completed, the case is dismissed.

Phoenix Chief Promises Changes in Department During Angry Meeting Over Shoplifting Incident

Appearing frustrated at times, Williams assured those gathered that the meeting would not be the last. "We are here to listen, we are here to make change," she said.

The Perils and Pitfalls for Police Officers Posting on Social Media

An organization recently made available to the media a significant database of social media posts—that they deem to be potentially offensive—from thousands of officers from places such as Philadelphia, Dallas, Phoenix, St. Louis, and elsewhere. Internal investigations have been launched at several of those agencies. Here's why cops need to use social media cautiously.

Off-Duty Police Chief Found Dead Near Where he Fell Off his Boat

​A two-day search for the chief of the Kemah (TX) Police Department ended Sunday morning when his body was found not far from where he fell overboard from his boat without a life-jacket in the Galveston Bay.

Arizona Police Unions Pass Votes of No Confidence Against Mesa Chief

The Mesa Police Association and the Mesa Fraternal Order of Police announced on Wednesday that the organizations have passed votes of no confidence against Chief Ramon Batista.

Big City Chiefs Ask to Meet with DHS Over Immigration

“There needs to be a sense of urgency,” Acevedo said, “when we see asylum seekers that are being distributed throughout the country. We need to know what is the plan and what is the impact on public safety."