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Every Member of Small Illinois Police Department Resigns

Every member of the East Galesburg (IL) Police Department has tendered their resignation—effective later in November—along with the mayor, the city clerk, and a maintenance worker.

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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.

Missouri Police Board Votes to Seek Independent Review of Police Department

Less than a week after a jury awarded $19 million to an officer in a discrimination lawsuit alleging that the agency passed him over for promotion because he is homosexual, the St. Louis County Police Board voted unanimously to seek an independent review of the agency.

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.

Bernie Sanders: Respect Police "So You Don't Get Shot in the Back of the Head"

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was asked by an attendee of a political forum on Saturday what he should do when being pulled over by an officer at a traffic stop, and his reply went viral on the Internet.

Upstate New York Village Considers Dissolving Police Department

The town board in Deposit, New York, held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss with interested citizens the proposal to dissolve their police department.

San Francisco Police Union Puts $50K Up Against DA Candidate

The San Francisco Police Officers Association has poured $50,000 into a newly created political action committee opposing candidate Chesa Boudin.

Florida City Eyes Two City-Owned Buildings for New Police HQ

The Tallahassee Police Department is going to get a new home as city commissioners have narrowed down the search for a new headquarters to two buildings already owned by the city.

Pennsylvania Police Union Loses in Fight Over Tattoos

The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police lost in its bid to defend officers who have visible tattoos that some might construe as offensive following an incident in which an officer was seen in a short-sleeve uniform shirt revealing a tattoo some argued was a Nazi symbol.

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.