On the job

Women In Charge

Via WFAA: DALLAS — From a podium in Detroit, Deputy Chief U. Renee Hall said Wednesday she was honored and blessed to be chosen as the new Chief of Dallas Police.   “The other DPD will be the best DPD,” she said, to laughter and applause from the Detroit crowd.   Hall’s ties to law

Heroes

VIDEO: Honoring the Fallen

Via WTAE News: LATROBE, Pa. — A large contingent of law enforcement lined the streets of Latrobe on Tuesday morning as a funeral procession was held for Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Michael P. Stewart, who died in an on-duty car accident last week.   Drums and bagpipes were played while police escorted the hearse from Lopatich

Off Duty

Lock Him Up!

Via The Associated Press: MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A man who left his dog to die in a hot car three years ago has been arrested after another dog died the same way this week, police said Thursday.   David Beveridge, 79, told police in Middletown that he meant to take the Labradoodle named Jennie

Bullhorn

Report: Crashes Up 233%

  The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund has issued a new report with preliminary data through June 30, 2017, revealing that 65 law enforcement officers have been killed in the line of duty in 2017—a 30% increase over the same period last year (50). Of these 65 officers, 26 were killed in traffic-related incidents,

Believe it or not

“I Ain’t Serving No Police!”

Via FOX News: A uniformed police officer in Virginia said he was refused service at a local McDonald’s because he was wearing a uniform, Richmond.com reported.   Scott Naff, an officer for the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, reportedly paid for his food in the drive-thru line, but was allegedly refused the food

Struggles

Sessions Meets Bus

Via Mediaite: President Trump has given another interview to the New York Times, this time criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions‘s decision to recuse himself in the Russia investigation.   But per the Times, the President actually went so far as to say this (emphasis added):   In a remarkable public break with one of his

Partners in the News

Point Blank Active Shooter Kits Keeping Cops Safe

PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) – The Pueblo Police Department is a little bit safer after receiving a donation for active shooter kits. Thanks to a donation by Point Blank Body Armor and Warrior Kit, Pueblo police now have 101 armored vests. Every patrol officer will receive one. Randy Wills was a Pueblo police officer for 12

Pay/Benefits

Outsiders Clamor for Contract Changes

According to a report from CBS News, a coalition of community and legal groups is calling for changes in Chicago Police Union contracts. They say those contracts make it easier for misconduct to exist.Of particular concern is the contract provision that prohibits anonymous complaints of police conduct and requires sworn statements from victims. But Fraternal

APB Top 10

The Top 10 Signs It’s the Middle Of Summer

10. You wish global warning was a hoax, but it’s 101 degrees at 4:30 a.m. in Portland, Oregon. 9. You lost it and threatened the weather man from the local news station with “making terroristic threats” after he said, “Sorry, folks, looks like this heat wave is just getting started.” 8. You Googled “How hot does it have

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