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Trump to Restore Program Sending Surplus Military Weapons, Equipment to Police

President Donald Trump plans to resume the transfer of surplus weapons, vehicles and other equipment from the nation's military to its state and local law enforcement agencies, reviving a program that was sharply curtailed by President Barack Obama two years ago.

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Trump Speech Urging Police to Be Rough on Gang Suspects Triggers Response from Chiefs and Police Associations

Chuck Canterbury, the FOP’s president, said taken as a whole, Trump’s speech showed the president very strongly supports rank-and-file police officers.

Video: Trump Orders DOJ to Develop Strategies to Prevent Violence Against Officers, Speaks at Police Week

“Every drop of blood spilled from our heroes in blue is a wound inflicted upon the whole country,” Trump said. “And every heartache known by your families in law enforcement is a sorrow shared by the entire family of the American nation.”

Video: Dallas Police Union Tells Mayor He's Not Welcome at Memorial Ceremony

The Dallas police officers murdered in the deadly 2016 downtown ambush will be honored at next week's Police Memorial Day ceremony, but one of the city's largest police organizations on Tuesday told the mayor he's not welcome.

Tulsa Police Union Files Ethics Complaint Against DA Over Charges Against Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting

The Tulsa police union lodged an ethics complaint Wednesday against District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler, alleging he “unfairly” charged Officer Betty Shelby without probable cause because he “rushed” to a decision before all evidence had been submitted to his office.

FOP Gives Defibrillators to Wyoming Highway Patrol

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers will now have access to two defibrillators when responding to emergency calls thanks to a donation from the Wyoming Fraternal Order of Police.

Critic of Police Reform in Chicago Elected Union President

A challenger beat the incumbent president of Chicago's largest police union Wednesday in a contentious election that could sway the future of the police department.

With Trump, Police Hope to Deploy Military Gear Banned Under Obama

Police groups helping to shape President Donald Trump's law-and-order agenda have their eyes on big prizes: military equipment banned by the previous administration and tougher laws on violence against officers.

Police Unions Want Trump to Renegotiate Consent Decrees

Emboldened by Trump's election, some of the country’s biggest police groups want to renegotiate "consent decrees" agreed to under President Barack Obama, the police labor groups said in interviews.

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FOP Supports Trump Order on Sanctuary Cities

The nation’s largest police union, the Fraternal Order of Police, has issued a statement of support for President Trump’s action on sanctuary cities.