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New York Village to Dissolve Police Department to Avoid Raising Taxes

After debating the move since late last year and putting the matter to a vote, the Village of Deposit, NY, has decided to dissolve its police department.

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NYPD to Add Hate Crimes to CompStat Reports

“The best way to fight hate is to shine a light on it,” Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said at a press conference Monday.

New York Man Attacks Traffic Agents with Pipe, Police Say

The traffic agents were writing summonses about 9 a.m., when the suspect exited his black Chevy pickup and attacked the agents, police said.

How New York State Police is Addressing Officer Mental Health and Wellness

What good is all the training and equipment we have for protecting our peoples' physical health and safety if we don't make available every possible resource to protect their mental health as well?

Connecticut SRO Saves Teens from Being Struck by Runaway SUV

In mid-December a school resource officer with the Bridgeport (CT) Police Department performed a spectacular act of heroism by preventing a driverless SUV from crashing into students that had just been let out of school.

New Jersey Officer Hurt in Melee with Teens at Apartment Complex

An officer with the Brick Township (NJ) Police Department was injured and eight teens were arrested in a melee at an apartment complex Friday night.

Connecticut Officer Dies Suddenly Off Duty

An officer with the Bridgeport Police Department died suddenly while off duty, the agency said in an announcement.

Man Who Reportedly Shot Maine Officer Charged with Attempted Murder

A man who reportedly shot and wounded an officer with the Waterville (ME) Police Department in December has been charged with attempted aggravated murder.

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.

Portland Chief Named New Philly Commissioner

In taking over in Philadelphia, Outlaw would lead the nation’s fourth-largest municipal police department, which has about 6,600 sworn officers and 800 civilian employees. By comparison, the Portland Police Bureau has 877 sworn officers and 300 civilian employees.