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Seattle Police Found Explosives in Van Abandoned Near Site of Weekend Riots

"Explosions occurred outside the precinct,” the press release states. “Individuals in the crowd threw explosives at officers. One explosion occurred along the north wall of the precinct (on Pine Street), which blew a hole in the wall of the building.”

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DHS, Governor Reach Agreement to Withdraw Federal Officers from Portland Riot Response

“That plan includes the robust presence of Oregon State Police in downtown Portland,” Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said. “State and local law enforcement will begin securing properties and streets, especially those surrounding federal properties, that have been under nightly attack for the past two months."

2 Colorado Officers Shot Following Pursuit of a Robbery Suspect

Two officers with the Aurora (CO) Police Department were shot while conducting a pursuit of a suspect who had allegedly robbed several convenience stores.

Portland Commissioner Apologizes for Claiming Police Are Setting Fires

“I want people to know that I do not believe there’s any protesters in Portland that are setting fires, that are creating crisis. I absolutely believe it’s police action, and they’re sending saboteurs and provocateurs into peaceful crowds so they justify their inhumane treatment of people who are standing up for their rights,” Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty said.

At Least 3 Federal Officers Working Portland Riots May Lose Vision from Lasers

“When officers responded to put out these fires, glass bottles were thrown and lasers – which can cause permanent blindness – were shined in their eyes,” Federal Protective Service (FPS) Deputy Director of Operations Richard “Kriss” Cline said. “We have three officers who currently have eye injuries and they may not recover sight in those eyes from those laser attacks.”

Man Arrested for Attempted Assault on Maui Police Officer

The suspect—identified only as a 64-year-old man—has been charged with first-degree terroristic threatening, two counts of criminal trespass and resisting an order to stop.

Seattle Chief Critical of Proposal to Slash Department Budget in Half

The chief of police for the Seattle Police Department has voiced concern over a plan being floated among some city council members to slash the agency's budget in half.

Amid Calls for Defunding, LAPD Chief Tells Officers to "Show Your Relevance"

The chief of police for the Los Angeles Police Department recently told a gathering of command staff that amid calls for defunding the department patrol officers must "show their relevance" in order to keep the budget from being slashed.

Hackers Release Private Information on Officers Working Portland Unrest

Richard Cline, the Deputy Director of Operations for the Federal Protective Service, said the doxxing occurred despite attempts by the Portland police to hide the names of police officers overseeing the 55 solid days and nights of protests and riots around the city.

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Washington Officers Seize 24 Pounds of Meth at Traffic Stop

Officials with the Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team in Lewis County, WA, discovered 24 pounds of methamphetamine during a recent traffic stop that was prompted when officers saw a child in a passenger seat of the vehicle not secured in an appropriate child safety seat.