Aurora Police Department issues apology after officers draw weapons on girls during stolen vehicle mix-up

In an interview with CNN, Gilliam said she was taking the girls to get their nails done the day of the incident. Her niece had just gotten back in the vehicle after looking to see if the nail salon was open and she and the girls were parked in a parking lot with the car […]

Seattle City Council Hesitates on Halving Police Department Budget

“If we were not successful [in court], we’d have to rehire all those folks, we’d have to give all of them backpay, we’d expose the City to an unfair labor practice,” he added, emphasizing the importance of going about the cuts in a slow and strategic manner.

Minneapolis Police Department Says It’s ‘Fully Operational’ As Crime Surges, Police Activity Declines

“The numbers through the city’s human resources do not support that,” John Elder, Minneapolis Police Department spokesman told the Daily Caller News Foundation in an email. (RELATED: Minneapolis Communities Form Watch Groups, Build Barricades To Fight Crime Surge)

Seattle Police Department Battles Rioters As Construction Site Set Aflame

By 10 p.m. that night, the police reported that they had “made 45 arrest in connection with today’s riot in the East Precinct, 21 officers sustained injuries after being struck by bricks, rocks mortars/other explosives. Most officers were able to return to duty … ” (RELATED: Seattle Councilmember Says She Can’t Figure Out ‘Why Looting […]

Police facing scrutiny in Elijah McClain case get new chief

The City Council chose Vanessa Wilson in a 10-1 vote Monday night, hours after she apologized for the latest controversy tied to the Aurora Police Department. Officers investigating a stolen vehicle this past weekend made four Black girls, ranging from 6 to 17, lie face down on the ground and handcuffed at least two of […]

Police and fire rescuers aren’t the be all, end all of safety

Investing in parks, libraries and trails to make communities safer may sound like an unusual public safety strategy, but it’s backed up by ample research that proves investments in parks, open spaces and trails reduce crime, expand economic opportunity and boost wellbeing. Consider the revitalization of Philadelphia’s Hunting Park, where crime went down 89 percent […]

Marchers Call on Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Residents to Back Police

“You see these guys are out here and these women out here serving, and you don’t know if they’re going to go home tonight,” said Donna Marquez, whose brother, Officer Donald Marquez, was killed in the line of duty. “They don’t even know it. They pray they will. We pray they will.”

Police looking for 4 females in connection with Livemore man’s death

James Vincent Naples, 24, was found dead May 24 inside a room at the SenS Hotel at 1000 Airway Blvd., police said in a statement released with photos Monday night.

As U.S. police struggle to hire, next-generation cops seek more humane approach

“We all agree that they’re the future, and it’s just a matter of how to deal with them,” said Detective Sergeant Christopher Kriner of Old Lycoming Township Police Department in central Pennsylvania, who has been working with a local college to bring in recruits.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-As U.S. police struggle to hire, next-generation cops seek more humane approach

Karol Mason, who leads John Jay, said she is listening. “We need leadership from young voices to tell us how we can do this better,” said Mason. John Jay’s 15,000 student body is about 80% people of color, but about two-thirds of the faculty is white.