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Louisville Police Union Says New Traffic Stop Rules Endanger Officers

The changes, which go into effect Aug. 1, say removing motorists from cars, patting them down and handcuffing them should not be employed “as a matter of routine” and should only be done based on factors that include the motorist’s behavior, size and history of assaulting officers or fleeing.

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Police Station in France Closed Due to Flea Infestation

The Paris Police Department was forced to close a police station in the northeastern part of that city after it was discovered that the building had been infested with fleas.

Baltimore FOP Responds to Conviction of Officer for Alleged Assault on Teen

An officer with the Baltimore Police Department was convicted on Tuesday of second-degree assault for tackling a teen and striking him with his TASER during a 2016 confrontation.

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.

Texas Police Union Calls for Removal of Dallas District Attorney

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot announced last week that he plans not to prosecute certain low-level crimes—and the state's largest police union is not happy about that decision.

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."

Chicago Police Union, Suburban Chiefs Call on State's Attorney to Resign

The head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police joined chiefs from several suburban police departments in calling for Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx to step down following her office's handling of the Jussie Smollett prosecution.

Chicago Police Union Calls for Investigation of State's Attorney Over Smollett Case

"The conduct of her office from the very beginning of this case was highly, highly suspicious,” Martin Preib, the FOP’s second vice president said.

Chicago FOP Wants Federal Investigation into State's Attorney Over Smollett Case

The request came after Foxx exchanged text messages and emails with relatives and a supporter of Smollett, who said they were worried about leaks in the investigation.

Upstate New York Police Union: Higher Salary for Officers Wearing Body Cameras

Syracuse Police Benevolent Association President Jeff Piedmonte said wearing cameras adds extra work to an officer’s day as well as extra stress.