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Calif. city to consider separating police from traffic stops
Experts say they believe it’s the first proposal of its kind
Seattle mayor, City Council at odds over 50% police cut
“We need to invest in community-based solutions that address underlying root issues,” Mayor Jenny Durkan said at a news conference
Citizens arrest law under discussion in Georgia state House after Arbery shooting
The law allows private citizens to arrest another if a crime is committed “in his presence or within his immediate knowledge”
Justice Department to investigate after federal officer critically injures protester
A 26-year-old man suffered critical injuries after being hit by a less-lethal round in Seattle
1 officer killed, 1 injured in Seattle suburb; suspect in custody
The slain officer, who has not yet been named, was fatally shot after a pursuit
Why rural agencies face the most challenges from police reform
Some of the reforms being proposed nationwide seem more like fantasy than realistic goals for rural law enforcement
How to achieve 'functional fitness'
No matter what kind of shape you’re in, what’s important now is to prepare for the fights and foot pursuits that are sure to happen on your next shift
I can’t breathe: What it means for law enforcement
When a subject tells you they can’t breathe, it should be understood as a nontrivial indication that something might be seriously wrong.
Family, friends mourn Texas police officers slain in ambush
The two officers were killed while responding to a domestic disturbance call
Video: Suspect puts NYPD cop in headlock during attempted arrest
Two officers were trying to arrest a suspect in a Bronx neighborhood amid a growing crowd
Video: Cop in kayak rescues dog trapped in pond
Officer John Kuligowski used his paddling prowess to help a pooch in distress
Seattle police: Proposed budget cuts would affect more than half of non-white officers
“Cuts this deep mean we would lose more than 50% of our (black, indigenous, people of color) officers,” the department said
15 Mass. state troopers face charges in overtime scandal
1 trooper has been fired, 5 are facing termination and 15 were ordered to repay money
Texas PD gives 10-year-old birthday parade amid COVID pandemic
A woman asked her local police department to make her daughter’s birthday in self-isolation extra special
How to train to safely de-escalate someone in crisis
A new program from VirTra teaches officers how to recognize mental health challenges and how to respond appropriately
Video: Police shoot gunman suspected in Walmart distribution center shooting
The shooting left two dead, including the gunman, and at least four others injured
Five Guys employees fired after refusing to serve cops, restaurant says
The Daphne Police Department called the situation 'unfortunate'
Compass project helps first responders focus on wellness
West Virginia’s opioid crisis sparks launch of initiatives to supports mental and physical health among fire and police personnel
Why officer safety must be a top agency priority
An agency culture must prioritize the safety of the officer and the protection of innocent persons over making arrests
Protesters confront Pa. mayor, police about video of officer allegedly kneeling on man’s neck
The protesters knocked repeatedly on the doors and windows of the precinct while others blocked the street out front


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