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Los Angeles County Leaders Vote to Create Plan for Closing Main Jail

"(These) are dangerous, dangerous offenders that will be released back into our communities. It's unacceptable," said Patricia Wenskunas, founder of Crime Survivors, an organization that represents crime victims and their families. Sheriff Alex Villaneuva has also expressed disapproval with the plan.

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Florida Sheriff Warns Rioters That He Will Deputize Gun Owners If Necessary to Keep Peace

"If we can’t handle you, I’ll exercise the power and authority as the sheriff, and I’ll make special deputies of every lawful gun owner in this county and I’ll deputize them for this one purpose to stand in the gap between lawlessness and civility."

Three North Carolina Officers Fired Over Hate Speech

Piner reportedly said he is “ready” for the civil war and martial law he believes is coming, saying, “we are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them..."

Missouri Sheriff Killed in Crash While Responding to Help Deputy

Sheriff Andy Clark was hit by an SUV about 11:30 p.m. Clark, 43, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Charlotte Names New Police Chief

Jennings is currently a CMPD Deputy Chief overseeing the Support Services group, including the Community Services Bureau. He will take over the role once Chief Kerr Putney retires after the Republican National Convention scheduled for August 24-27.

California Sheriff Says He Won't Enforce "Stay-at-Home" Orders

"It's time to get back opening up our businesses and letting our people do what our normal business activities are," he said. "You know, at the same time they are trying to force me to release real criminals from jail. They want me to make criminals out of law-abiding citizens..."

77 Savannah Officers Sign HR Complaint Against Chief Claiming Favoritism, Disrespect

The names of Northwest Precinct Capt. Cary Hill, Southside Precinct Capt. Michelle Halford, Eastside Precinct Capt. George Gundich and Central Precinct Capt. Tonya Reid appear among the 77 staffers who signed the complaint.

Interim California Chief Named as Permanent Chief of Department

The Bakersfield (CA) Police Department has named Assistant Chief Greg Terry as the new chief for the agency.

Detroit Chief Recovers from COVID-19, Returns to Duty

Detroit Police Chief James Craig returned to work Thursday saying he is recovered from COVID-19 after fighting the respiratory illness caused by the coronavirus for weeks.

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Exclusive POLICE Leadership Survey: How Agencies are Coping with Coronavirus

What we discovered from the responses is that administrators, commanders, and supervisors are desperately trying to keep their troops safe and their agencies operational during the crisis. They are also looking forward to the end of the crisis, but are concerned about their agencies moving forward.