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Small Maine Town Debates Disbanding Police Department

More than 150 residents of the small coastal Maine town of Gouldsboro gathered on Monday night to debate the merits of keeping or disbanding its police department.

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Maine Town to Vote on Disbanding Police Department

The small coastal town of Gouldsboro will vote in June on whether or not to disband its police department.

Small Colorado Department Shut Down Via Text Message

Town leaders in Kiowa, Colorado reportedly informed the two of the three members of the small town's police department via text message that the doors had been shuttered, the locks had been changed, and that they were all laid off.

Rural Washington Department Launches Online Crime Reporting System

Residents of a small Washington town on the Columbia River now have a new way to report crimes to their local police agency—an online reporting system that goes live on March 1, 2019.

Missouri Town Disbands its Entire Police Force

The small town of Garden City (MO)—located about 50 miles southeast of Kansas City—disbanded its entire police force Wednesday, saying that the chief received word that he was instructed by the city council to lay off 100 percent of their police department effective immediately.

Alaskan Town's Police Department Quits

The entire police force of Sand Point, AK, quit in July, leaving the town without any law enforcement presence.

Video: TX Police Chief Arrested After Standoff at His Home

After gunfire, a brief chase, and negotiations by police radio, the police chief in Normangee, TX, has been arrested. He is charged with evading arrest and deadly conduct.

TX Police Chief Arrested After Standoff at His Home

After gunfire, a brief chase, and negotiations by police radio, the police chief in Normangee, TX, has been arrested. He is charged with evading arrest and deadly conduct. More Here.

Teacher Credited With Stopping Shooter at Washington High School

A popular teacher at North Thurston High school in Lacey, Wash., is being credited with stopping an active shooter on campus Monday morning.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit Wins Award

An innovative, highly-coordinated approach to stem rural crime throughout the state of Missouri has earned the Missouri State Highway Patrol Rural Crimes Investigative Unit (RCIU) the 2014 International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)/Thomson Reuters Award for Excellence in Criminal Investigation.