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NYPD Sergeants' Union "Declares War" on Mayor Over Attacks on Officers

The Sergeant's Benevolent Association (SBA) tweeted Sunday that the mayor was not welcome to visit wounded officers in the hospital, and added that the officers had no "respect" for the Democratic mayor.

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CA Police Union Calls on Feds to Prosecute Man Charged with Attacking Officers After DA Drops Charges

The union representing officers with the San Francisco Police Department called on the federal government to prosecute a man who is accused of attacking officers with a bottle last month, but who now no longer faces criminal charges for that alleged assault.

NYPD Union Outraged Over Release of Man who "Sucker Punched" Officer

The incident was captured on body-worn video. It shows Steven Haynes, 40, socking the uniformed officer across the face outside a Bank of America in Downtown Brooklyn on Thursday, officials said.

Houston PD Policy Will Allow Officers to Grow Beards

Two years after loosening up the department's tattoo regulations, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo announced that officers will be allowed to grow beards.

Georgia Officers Pay Lunch Debts for School Children

Nearly half of the student body of Cobb County Schools relies on free or reduced lunches, and some families have racked up some debt.

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.

Former Montana Officer Charged with Theft of Union Money

A former officer with the Helena (MT) Police Department now faces one charge of felony theft after an investigation revealed unauthorized spending from the labor union's bank accounts.

Chicago FOP Slams Superintendent for Trump Speech Snub

"He is the president of the United States. And, the reality of this is there are plenty of times I've sat listening to speeches that I didn't care for, and I certainly didn't walk out on them," Fraternal Order of Police President Kevin Graham said.

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.

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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.