There’s a new police chief in Pattaya, a beach town just a bit more than an hour’s drive from Bangkok that was a significant R&R destination for US servicemen during the Vietnam War. It became the sort of place that US servicemen, spending US dollars, could buy anything they wished. Show More Summary
The former head of one of Britain’s two main security services has admitted that some of her nation’s security polices are jeopardizing free speech in Britain. Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller, former head of Britain’s spy agency MI5...Show More Summary
Given recent mass outrage over police officers’ ability to kill black people with legal impunity and the brutal way they have dealt with peaceful protesters, William Bratton, Chief of the NYPD has proposed the obvious solution: Give 350 police officers with machine guns, long rifles, and body armor, and send them to patrol the city, […]
Another case of alleged excessive police force has occurred in Norfolk, Virginia, but Raw Story reports the police chief has apologized and stated his officers used “excessive force” when they pinned a woman to the ground and allowed police dogs to maul her leg. Show More Summary
SPD Officer Cynthia Whitlatch FBI spokesperson Ayn Dietrich just provided me with this statement: "At the request of Seattle Police Department Chief Kathleen O'Toole, the FBI is supporting SPD's review of activities involving officer Cynthia Whitlatch." "Which basically means," Dietrich added, "we're in discussions with them. Show More Summary
Seattle Times: "Facing mounting outrage, Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole announced Thursday the removal from street duty of a white patrol officer who made racially charged comments on Facebook within two months of arresting a 70-year-old black man for carrying a golf club." (Thanks, Denise!)
A Denver police officer involved in the deadly shooting of a 17-year-old girl may have been injured trying to get out of the way of a stolen car the teenager was driving, the police chief said Thursday.
Ansel Herz William Wingate, 70, was arrested last summer for "walking in Seattle while black." Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole said in a statement this afternoon that she feels "shocked and disappointed" at the way SPD OfficerShow More Summary
A police chief in Virginia said on Thursday that his officers had used “unreasonable” force when they allowed police dogs to attack an Army reservist who attends Norfolk State University. Whitney Dunn told Potomac Local that her cousin, 21-year-old Private London Colvin, was attending...
Are you into eating exotic animals? Well, the Chinese city of Shenzen has suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation after reports that they were feasting on a giant endangered creature. If you have been following the news, you know what this creature is that we're talking about. The rules of the puzzle remain the […]
Are you into eating exotic animals? Well, the Chinese city of Shenzen has suspended 14 police officers and put a police chief under investigation after reports that they were feasting on a giant endangered creature.Read full article...
Denver cops ordered a group of teens out of a stolen car several times before the 17-year-old driver was shot by police, the chief said.
Denver police chief says officers who fatally shot girl, 17, felt threatened, caught between oncoming car and brick wall
The retiring chief of police of Boise, Idaho, Mike Masterson spoke on behalf of a new bill in the state's legislature which would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity, specifically citing that the protections should make LGBT individuals feel safer about reporting crimes against them. Read more...
SPD "You swung that golf club at me when I turned the corner," claims Officer Whitlatch, as seen on dashcam video, as she frisks William Wingate and empties the pockets. There was no video evidence to support her claim that he swungShow More Summary
The Seattle Police Department has had a rough day. First, there were the revelations of how its officers arrested an elderly black military veteran while he walked through Capitol Hill last summer. This morning, SPD sought to portray...Show More Summary
SWAT team called in to break up a poker game between a bunch of rich people. The militarization of the police seems like it's going great. [Washington Post] The SPLC is lodging an ethics complaint against Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore after he explained that he intends to defy federal law. Show More Summary
Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck has been vocal in his concerns about the Google-owned Waze app and its feature that allows users to point out where police are. But L.A. police themselves often reveal their location on social media.
As the Tuesday afternoon rush hour approached, the Waze traffic map for the San Fernando Valley was lighting up with users reporting fender-benders, stalled cars, scattered debris and other commuter obstacles.
Google's real-time traffic app Waze is being criticized by some law enforcement officials who say its police-spotting feature could endanger officers. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck is among the critics.