The Department of Justice committed $750,000 to establish a national database of police-involved deaths. It will be a huge task and the first of its kind, the DOJ says.
On Friday night deputies from the King County Sheriff’s Department were sent to check on the well-being of a Washington woman on Muckleshoot tribal lands. The police ended up shooting and killing that woman and it has now been revealed that the deceased had been five months pregnant when killed. Show More Summary
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...
Two Minneapolis police officers will not face discipline for the fatal shooting last year of Jamar Clark, the department's police chief said. Continue reading ? The post Minneapolis officers cleared in shooting death of Jamar Clark appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
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
Charges have yet to be filed, so the exact nature of the alleged crime remains unclear. Early reports indicate that this is not related to the department's ongoing sex scandal, however. [ more › ]
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
Seeking to improve relationships between the community and police, a proposal for a citizen’s advisory committee will be presented to North Charleston next month. The U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Office will present the proposal for the North Charleston Citizen’s Advisory Commission on Community/Police Relations Nov. Show More Summary
The Chicago Reader has put together a massive, must-read investigation into the Chicago Police Department's secret budget. The Chicago PD has -- for years now -- used the spoils of its asset forfeiture program to obtain surveillance equipment like Stingrays. Show More Summary
In an effort to put the brakes on sobering statistics related to teenagers driving under the influence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will join forces with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) to reduce alcohol-impaired driving among San Diego youth ages 15 to 20.