The Los Angeles Police Department has violated the due process rights of thousands of city residents by serving them with gang injunctions without first allowing them to challenge those orders in court, according to a federal lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union. The suit, filed...
by Ansel Herz Good news for the Seattle police department. SPD A new survey shows the approval rating for Seattle police has risen twelve percentage points over the past three years, to a high of 72 percent in 2016. Among African-Americans,...Show More Summary
“This is not a straightforward story about how police departments are bad and Hollywood is good, or vice versa. Nor is it a simple morality tale about how creative freedom made it possible for a liberal industry to critique a conservative profession. … But driven by the need for drama and excitement, Hollywood used genres […]
Donald Trump claimed Monday that the U.S. armed forces had “conceptually” endorsed his run for the White House and that he had secured the backing of most police departments. “I’ve been endorsed by virtually every police department and police group. Show More Summary
AURORA, Colo. (KDVR) -- An Aurora police officer stepped up to help a family who reached out with an unusual request. "Last night we received a post on our Facebook page which pulled at our heartstrings," the police department said.Show More Summary
Authorities say three men with clown masks and a gun ran from a downtown San Francisco shopping center after they were discovered by security guards on Sunday. San Francisco Police Department spokesman Officer Carlos Manfredi said the guards were doing their rounds in the emergency stairwells in...
From Decatur Police Lt. Jennifer Ross… Through our partnership with DPI (Decatur Prevention Initiative) and the support of Mayor Patti Garrett, the Decatur Police Department has obtained a permanent drug drop-box through a grant made possible by CVS/pharmacy and Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. The drug drop-box has been installed in the front lobby of the […]
Marie Connolly Owens was an officer in the Chicago Police Department for 32 years beginning in 1891, but her employment wasn’t seen as a breakthrough for the history books, and was forgotten for decades. Strangely, her obituary did not even mention her years on the force. Show More Summary
The Suffolk County Police Department said it arrested 35 members of MS-13, the gang with roots in El Salvador and Los Angeles, after more skeletal remains were found this week in Brentwood.
One man was shot and killed and another person seriously wounded at a downtown apartment complex Saturday afternoon, police said. The Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of shots fired about 2:15 Saturday at the Gas Company Lofts building in the 800 block of South Flower Street, said...
Scottie and Larsa Pippen were visited by police twice in the past three weeks for domestic disturbances ahead of the announcement of their divorce, according to TMZ. The Ft. Lauderdale police department first responded to the couple’s home on October 2nd, where Larsa was waiting in her car outside. Larsa explained she was involved in [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York say preliminary tests on a white powdery substance found in an envelope sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign show that it was not harmful. A spokesman for the New York Police Department says the envelope was found at Clinton's Manhattan office, where mail is received, around 5:30 p.m. Show More Summary
A group of seven men and women carried out a rapid-fire ‘orchestrated’ theft of 19 iPhones worth a total of $13,000 from the Apple Store in Natick, Massachusetts, reports the local police department. more… Filed under: Apple
'Journalist Jamie Kalven examines the mechanisms of silence within the Chicago Police Department, and explains how an investigation into a drug protection racket within the CPD reveals massive flaws in the structures of law enforcement and the news media, as well as class relations across American society. Show More Summary
Police say two people were arrested in connection with a shooting outside a San Francisco high school that left four students wounded earlier this week. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that San Francisco Police Department spokeswoman Officer Giselle Talkoff confirmed the arrests but did not...
This is a hilarious AdMin Fax message about the Department of Justice: The US Department of Justice has asked that we issue the following message to our members: "As part of our investigation of the Chicago Police Department, the Department of Justice will hold office hours on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, from 0930 to 1530. Show More Summary
Police officers could soon be adding a new weapon to their arsenal: stun-gun drones. The idea of police using drones equipped with stun guns to catch criminals isn't all that far-fetched. Stun gun maker Taser International has already...Show More Summary
OAKLAND, Calif. — The scandal-scarred Oakland Police Department has charged one of its own officers with alerting a prostitute to police raids and paying her for sex. Officer Ryan Walterhouse is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on two felony counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice and one misdemeanor of engaging in prostitution. Show More Summary
NBC News has hired Bill Bratton, the former New York City Police Commissioner and former Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department, as its Senior Law Enforcement and National Security Analyst, starting this week. He will be seen on...Show More Summary
Since 2009, the Chicago Police Department has seized $72M worth of property from people who were not convicted of any crime, through the discredited civil forfeiture process, keeping $48M worth of the gains (the rest went to the Cook...Show More Summary