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Report: Detroit Police Oversight Commissioner Abused Authority

A report by the City of Detroit Inspector General says that the Board of Police Commissioners in that city abused its authority in hiring and other practices.

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Union Accuses Baltimore Police Leaders and Politicians of Mismanagement

The union that represents officers with the Baltimore Police Department issued a scathing report on Tuesday in which they accused police and political leaders of severe mismanagement of the agency, saying that the intense violence in the city is the direct result.

Minnesota Police Union Selling "Cops for Trump" T-Shirts

The union representing officers with the Minneapolis Police Department has begun selling t-shirts emblazoned with an image blending the American flag, the shape of the state of Minnesota, and three law enforcement emblems with the words "Cops for Trump."

Elected Official Berates Florida Officer at Awards Ceremony

An officer with the Broward County (FL) Sheriff's Office was in attendance at a Tamarac City Commission meeting to receive an award for superior service to the community but got a tongue-lashing from one of the elected officials instead.

Proposed Milwaukee Budget Would Shave 60 Sworn from Department

Under the 2020 budget proposed by Mayor Tom Barrett, the Milwaukee (WI) Police Department would go from 1,864 to 1,804 sworn officers.

Seattle Police Seek to Bolster Recruitment and Retention with $1.6M Plan

Incentives to keep officers from leaving will include striking unsubstantiated complaints from personnel records in a "clear my card" program.

A Tale of Two Trends: Police Supporters… and Unsupported Police

Several news items in the past couple of weeks clearly demonstrate two trends we've known for years to exist—that police supporters do exist, and where police are not supported, policing suffers.

Baltimore Mayor Calls FOP's Tweets a "Distraction"

The Baltimore City FOP has taken to social media to criticize Mayor Jack Young's approach to fighting crime, and especially the mayor's response to a recent attempted murder of one of its officers.

New York Police Union Votes "No Confidence" in O'Neill, de Blasio

Members of the New York City Police Benevolent Association voted "no confidence" in Commissioner James O'Neill and Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday.

Politics, Press, Police Use-of-Force, De-Policing, and Deadly Hesitation

California Governor Gavin Newsom, Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, and NYPD Police Commissioner James O'Neill (left to right) have all made headlines in the past couple of weeks that may lead to worsening the continuing trends of deadly hesitation and de-policing in America. Images courtesy of Facebook.