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Dozens of NYPD Officers Leave City for Long Island Agency

The approximately 50 now-former NYPD officers, many of whom had less than five years on the job, have jumped ship since Friday even though it meant taking a pay cut in the short term, law enforcement sources said.

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Portland Activists Set Up Barricaded "Autonomous Zone," Attack Officers Over Eviction Order

Occupiers appear determined to hold the police at bay, stockpiling homemade shields and other defensive gear. They have piled up rocks and bricks, and they’ve laid down homemade spike strips to puncture the tires of any vehicles that breach the barricades.

Vermont Town Plans to Fly 22 Different Flags in 22 Months, Including Thin Blue Line and BLM

City Councilor John Steinman said Wednesday that the “compromise” resolution, which calls for 22 different flags to be flown over the next two years, was an attempt to quell outcry from opponents of the Black Lives Matter proposal.

Oregon Officer's Home May Have Been Targeted by Arsonist

The fire was arson and burned a vehicle, according to a spokesman for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Daughter of Slain Officer Fights School District Over Banning of "Thin Blue Line" Symbol

Carla Caccavale, whose father was fatally shot in 1976 when she was just 20 days old, called out the Pelham, NY, superintendent for allowing staff to wear Black Lives Matter-related gear while banning the sweatshirt with a patch honoring her father, Transit Police Detective George Caccavale.

Miami Officer Becomes Mentor to Teen Who Assaulted Him During Protest

Officer Raymon Washington was struck over the head with a skateboard by 17-year-old Michael Marshall during the protest.

Grand Jury Decides Not to Charge Indianapolis Officer in Fatal Shooting of Dreasjon Reed

The ISP investigation concluded that Reed was armed, that he fired two shots after he had been tased by Officer Dejoure Mercer and that he was then shot multiple times by Mercer, including while they were facing each other.

Portland Commissioner who Wants to Defund Police Because of Unnecessary Calls Dialed 911 Over a Lyft Ride

“I paid for a ride. He says he canceled it,” City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty told the dispatcher, who told her it was the driver’s right to do so. “So I’m going to sit here until he sends me another ride,” she said, with the dispatcher patiently telling her that only she could order one.

Union Survey Details Terrible Morale at LAPD, Officers Say They are Not Supported by Command Staff

“More people responded to this survey than any survey we’ve done in the last nine years that I’ve been here,” said Craig Lally, president of the Los Angeles Police Protective League. I’ve never seen morale this low, and I’m going on 40 years in the department.”

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Defunding Leads LAPD to Cut Homicide Detectives as Murders Spike 25%

The Los Angeles Police Department is set to downsize its robbery and homicide division as part of a series of moves aimed to address defunding challenges. The cuts come as homicides spiked by about 25% this year compared with 2019.