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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.

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Fired California Chief Files Lawsuit Against City

The former chief of the Oakland (CA) Police Department filed a whistleblower claim against the city, the first step toward filing a lawsuit over her termination in February.

San Francisco Chief Bans Use of "Thin Blue Line" Facial Masks

The chief of the San Francisco Police Department has banned the use of facial masks that bear the pattern of the "Thin Blue Line" flag during the COVID-19 pandemic .

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.

Illinois Chief Dies in Single-Vehicle Crash While En Route to a Call

Chief Terry Engle died from what were termed "multiple traumatic injuries"after his patrol vehicle veered off the roadway and struck a tree.

Pennsylvania Police Chief Dies From Complications of Asthma Attack

The acting chief of police for the Aliquippa City (PA) Police Department has reportedly died from complications of a major asthma attack following a foot pursuit in late March.

Former Dallas Chief Named Chicago's New Top Cop

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Thursday that she selected Dallas' former police chief, David Brown, to be Chicago's next police superintendent.

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3 Finalists for Chicago Police Chief Position Identified

The names on the board’s list given to Mayor Lori Lightfoot for consideration are Ernest Cato, a CPD deputy chief; Kristen Ziman, chief of police in Aurora, IL; and David Brown, former Dallas police chief.