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Seattle Ice Cream Shop Bans Armed Police

“I feel it’s divisive rhetoric. I view it as political pandering,” said Mike Solan, president of the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild. He denounced the sign as “unreasonable activism” amid calls to defund the police.

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Majority of Seattle Council Wants to Cut Police Funding by 50%

In a letter Wednesday, Senior Deputy Mayor Mike Fong warned the council that major and immediate Police Department cuts could require large numbers of officers to be laid off, arguing the city isn’t ready for that scenario.

Young Woman Charged with Vehicular Assault After Striking Officer with Car

A 21-year-old woman has been charged with assault with a deadly weapon after she reportedly struck an officer with her vehicle early Thursday morning in San Diego.

Man Bites Nebraska Police Officer on Both Arms

An officer with the Lincoln (NE) Police Department was bitten on both arms by a man who fled from a traffic stop and resisted arrest.

Police Association Asks City to Remove Cop Killer from BLM Mural

"For law enforcement required to enter the building is there any description other than a hostile work environment?", National Police Association asks.

LAPD May Be Experiencing "Blue Flu"

In certain anti-gang units, everyone or nearly everyone called in sick at once, sources told the Times.

Los Angeles County Leaders Vote to Create Plan for Closing Main Jail

"(These) are dangerous, dangerous offenders that will be released back into our communities. It's unacceptable," said Patricia Wenskunas, founder of Crime Survivors, an organization that represents crime victims and their families. Sheriff Alex Villaneuva has also expressed disapproval with the plan.

Colorado Officer Fired for "Extraordinary Series of Bad Decisions"

An officer with the Denver Police Department has been terminated from his job after what a supervisor called an extraordinary series of bad decisions" involving an unauthorized vehicle pursuit, filing a false report, and attempting to conceal damage to his patrol car using "white out."

California Officer Shoots Own Son to Defend Against Attack on Wife

A reserve officer with the Piedmont (CA) Police Department reportedly shot his 21-year-old son to keep the young man from harming his wife in a violent attack.

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Arizona Motor Officer Dies in Crash During Demonstration at School

Officer Jason Judd—a 21-year veteran of the Peoria Police Department—was seriously injured in the crash on the campus of a local high school where the agency is hosting a "Youth Citizen Police Academy Camp" for area teens.