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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Wants Vote on "Stop and Frisk" in November

A lawmaker in Philadelphia is pushing to have voters weigh in on the practice of "stop and frisk" in the upcoming general election.

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Abolishing LE Agencies: The Road to Hell

Some social justice activists are seriously arguing for the abolition of police agencies. And that's a nightmare in the making.

Stuck in the Middle: Policing in a Politically Charged Election Season

There are myriad other examples of politically motivated civil unrest throughout American history—from the Whiskey Rebellion in the 18th Century, to the Pottawatomie Massacre in the 19th Century, to the mayhem surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in the 20th Century.

CA Police Union Calls on Feds to Prosecute Man Charged with Attacking Officers After DA Drops Charges

The union representing officers with the San Francisco Police Department called on the federal government to prosecute a man who is accused of attacking officers with a bottle last month, but who now no longer faces criminal charges for that alleged assault.

NYPD Union Outraged Over Release of Man who "Sucker Punched" Officer

The incident was captured on body-worn video. It shows Steven Haynes, 40, socking the uniformed officer across the face outside a Bank of America in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday, officials said.

2019 in Review: American Police Officers Under Fire From All Angles

I try really hard to have a positive outlook. However, by all accounts, the year 2019 was an especially brutal one for law enforcement in America, so this year's final column is going to be unapologetically reflective of this undeniable fact.

5 Thoughts on Policing Alongside Anti-Police District Attorneys

Newsflash: The District Attorney is not your friend and never will be, despite the fact that on paper they are supposed to be your partners in putting criminals behind bars.

Maryland Elected Official Bans Blue Line Flag from Police Department

A local man recently made by hand a wooden representation of the Thin Blue Line Flag and dropped it off at the Montgomery County (MD) Police Department as a gift on National First Responders Day.

Amid Anti-Police Rhetoric, Police Remain Vigilant Public Safety Servants

Elected leaders and those seeking election routinely make statements—and enact policies—that put police officers in difficult positions at best and in danger at worst.

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South Carolina Town Councilman Accused of Harassing, Intimidating Officer

A town councilman in Dorchester County (SC) is accused of assaulting and threatening an officer with the St. George Police Department in June.