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Via The Hill: D.C. Metropolitan Chief of Police Peter Newsham called Tuesday’s attacks on protesters at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in Washington “brutal.”   “Yesterday afternoon we witnessed what appeared to be a brutal attack on peaceful protesters at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in the 1600 block of 23rd St. NW,” he said Wednesday at

Agency In Disarray

Via The Gazette: For years Delores Hiltz railed about shoddy work by Fremont County sheriff’s investigators after her 17-year-old daughter’s body was found stuffed under a bed in their Cañon City-area home.   The grieving mother couldn’t understand why detectives left a quilt she says her daughter “bled out on” after being nearly decapitated by

DOJ Blue Alerts

Via Breitbart: The Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) jointly announced the rollout of a “Blue Alert” program mandated by Congress in 2014 at a press conference Friday.   The National Blue Alert Network will work similarly to the more well-known AMBER Alert system. Instead of missing children, Blue

Sheriff Clarke Done?

Via Snopes: On 17 May 2017, Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke said he will be accepting a position offered to him as an assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, where he expects to start in June 2017.   Clarke, an outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump, started his career in law enforcement with the

Booze Cop Rules

Via WRAL: A provision in the North Carolina Senate’s budget proposal is raising concerns about law enforcement powers between Alcohol Law Enforcement agents and officers for local Alcoholic Beverage Control boards.   The provision, on page 239 of the Senate budget, appears to limit the authority of the ALE by restricting its enforcement powers solely

Totes Mah Goats!

Goats are interesting animals. Not only were they the first animals to be tamed by humans – about 9,000 years ago – but they are also delicious. Goat is the most consumed meat per capita worldwide. They also make great pets. And in Maine recently, police recently nabbed two adorable intruders when miniature goats escaped

Police Week: Anguish, Anger, Empathy

By Laren Leichliter This is the season reserved for memories of our colleagues who have been killed in the line of duty. May is the month for Peace Officer Memorial ceremonies at both the state and national level. It is a solemn time of remembrance and reflection of the lives that have been lost across

FLSA Pay Ruling: Use Cash, Not Benefits

From our friends at the law firm Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC, in California: “On June 2, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal provided clarity with respect to the overtime compensation of employees who receive supplemental cash payments in lieu of employer-paid health benefits. As many employers have transitioned to flexible

Hero K-9 Recovering

Via CBS News: A heroic police dog that was shot in the line of duty is heading home, one day after taking a bullet for his partner in South Florida.   K-9 Officer Casper “has done wonderful[ly]” and “is walking fairly well, all things considered,” veterinarian Michele Tucker said in a video released by the

Cop’s Lawsuit Settled

Via Charleston, N.C. — A dispute over legal fees for Michael Slager in the shooting death of Walter Scott has been dismissed. Court documents show a lawsuit of the former North Charleston police officer against the Southern States Police Benevolent Association was officially dismissed Tuesday.   The order signed by U.S. District Judge David