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Chicago PD Adding Officers to Anti-Violence Unit

The Chicago Police Department has announced the addition of more than 200 officers to a special unit assigned to addressing violent crime in the Windy City.

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Utah Officer Faces Charges Following UOF Incident Involving K-9

An officer with the Salt Lake City Police Department faces charges of aggravated assault stemming from an April 2020 incident in which he allegedly ordered his K-9 to bite a subject who was reportedly compliant with commands to get on the ground and raise his hands.

Arizona Department Mourns Sudden Death of K-9 with Brain Tumor

Officers with the Scottsdale (AZ) Police Department are mourning the sudden death of K-9 Castro after the dog was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Utah K-9 Shot in Face Expected to Recover

K-9 Mik with the Roy City (UT) Police Department was shot in the face but is expected to fully recover.

Utah K-9 Retires, Receives Giant Steak at Sendoff Ceremony

K-9 Paige with the Hurricane City (UT) Police Department has bid farewell to two-legged colleagues at the department during a sendoff celebration at which she was given a large steak instead of cake.

Oprah Buys Billboard Ads Demanding Arrest of Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor Shooting

Winfrey’s billboards, which began going up on Thursday and are scheduled to all be in place by Monday, read: “Demand that the police involved in killing Breonna Taylor be arrested and charged. Visit UntilFreedom.com.”

Texas Bicycle Shop Cancels Massive Contract with Police Department

During protests over the in-custody death of George Floyd in May, officers in Austin (TX) have used bicycles to block people in the crowd from getting onto roadways, and now the bike shop that had the contract to supply and service those bicycles has cancelled its contract with the department.

Removing Officers from Schools is a Bad Idea

Activists want SROs out of schools and that could lead to really dangerous outcomes for some students.

Vice President Stops to Aid Injured Motorcade Officers

The city police said in a statement that the vice president got off the bus he was traveling in “to tend to the officers personally; a gesture that was greatly appreciated by the officers themselves, and by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.”

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Massachusetts Department Receives Donation of Protective Vests for K-9s

The Springfield (MA) Police Department has received a generous donation from a non-profit organization of ballistic-resistant and stab-resistant protective vests for a dog in the agency's K-9 unit.