Law Enforcement

Manchester police conduct raids after concert bombing | News | DW | 22.05.2017

Police have carried out raids in two separate districts of Manchester, and have arrested a 23-year-old man. Officers are working to identify a …

Ariana Grande

Take It From Milwaukee: Beware of Sheriff David Clarke

Milwaukee — When David A. Clarke Jr., the sheriff of Milwaukee County, announced last week that he’d been appointed to a senior position at the Homeland Security Department, Milwaukee residents like me felt two things: relief that we might finally rid ourselves of his disastrous leadership, and …

Black Lives Matter

Fort Worth Police Commanders Demoted Over Leaked Body Camera Video

<i>Photo: Assistant Chief Abdul Pridgen (left) and Deputy Chief Vance Keyes (right).</i><p>Two Fort Worth police officials have been demoted for their roles in …

Fort Worth

Dubai's Real-Life Robocop Looks Friendlier Than You'd Expect

On Sunday, the “smart services” division of the Dubai Police revealed the newest addition to the country’s law enforcement: Robocop. Dubai will be …

Robots

Brooklyn will see more cops wearing body cameras

More Brooklyn cops will start using body cams in June, NYPD officials said Monday.<p>“Next month, [more] officers in Brooklyn will begin wearing the …

New York City

Toronto police invited to march in uniform in New York City pride parade

Toronto police have received an invitation to participate in uniform at the New York City Pride March next month.<p>The invitation, in a letter sent last Friday, comes amid a controversy over the exclusion of uniformed officers from Toronto’s Pride Parade.<p>The Gay Officers Action League in New York …

News

This Is Why Cops In Salt Lake City Haven't Killed Anyone Since 2015

Since 2015, the Salt Lake City Police Department in Utah has not killed a single person, reports Fox 13 News.<p>Police Chief Mike Brown told the news …

Black Lives Matter

Transit cop caught trying to be immigration police

A Minneapolis transit cop was caught on camera asking a train passenger about his immigration status — prompting the agency to launch an internal …

Immigration

Remote-controlled law and order

Law And Order

NYPD Targets Opioids With Proposed Budget Boost

The New York Police Department said Monday it plans to use some of a proposed funding increase of more than $400 million in the coming fiscal year for opioid programs.<p>“It’s a crisis that we’ve never seen before,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said, noting that there have already been 334 …

Bill de Blasio

Man hospitalized after being tased by Philadelphia police

A man is hospitalized after being tased by police in North Philadelphia.<p>Officers responded before 7 p.m. Sunday to the 3100 block of North 24th …

Philadelphia

Police: The true story of the Lindt Siege

In the early hours of December 15, fourteen serving NSW Police officers called their loved ones and said their goodbyes.<p>They were preparing to storm …

John O'Brien

19-year-old victim identified as Andrew Pasap, local martial artist

Regina Police have not confirmed if the death is being treated as a homicide<p>A 19-year-old man who died after being rushed to hospital early Saturday …

Crime

Sheriff David Clarke Plagiarized His Master's Thesis

“Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who this week announced he will be joining Donald Trump’s administration as assistant secretary …

Politics

Man found shot to death in Des Moines church parking lot

CLOSE<p>There has been an unusually high number of homicides so far in 2017.<p>A man was found dead in a Des Moines church parking lot early Sunday, one of …

Des Moines

Military jets scramble to escort Honolulu-bound American Airlines flight after cockpit incident

Two military fighter jets escorted a Honolulu-bound American Airlines aircraft on Friday after a man allegedly tried to break into the cockpit.<p>The …

Aviation

New DOJ alert system will flag crimes against police

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Justice Department announced Friday the rollout of a new alert system to specifically disseminate information on any threats or crimes against law enforcement officers.<p>The National Blue Alert system will be similar to AMBER Alerts -- which broadcast instances of child …

Justice

'The police service is living hand to mouth'

My town had 18 officers on the beat 10 years ago. Now there are four. The service we provide is woefully inadequate - but not for the want of trying<p>I’ve already been at work for 10 hours and should have been home by now, but I am only five miles away from an emergency call; the next available …

Police: Man questioned after homicide in Logan

Philadelphia police are investigating a homicide in the city's Logan neighborhood.<p>It happened before 8 p.m. Friday on the 1000 block of Wagner Avenue.<p>…

Philadelphia

Tanauan mayor deplores transfer of 84 cops to Rizal

TANAUAN CITY- Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili on Saturday expressed disappointment over the mass transfer of local police officers to Binangonan …

Philippines

Chicago announces dramatic changes to its policing policies

The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday announced major changes are on the way regarding the department's use of deadly force, a tone being set by …

Black Lives Matter

When states have strong guns laws, they also have fewer fatal police shootings

Fatal shootings of civilians by police officers are less common in states with stricter gun laws than they are in states that take a more relaxed approach to regulating the sale, storage and use of firearms, new research says.<p>A study published Thursday in the American Journal of Public Health has …

Gun Control

White Dallas officers don't disproportionately use force against minorities, study says | Crime

But Piquero said the use-of-force data show there weren't many racial or ethnic differences for officers' use of force on civilians once the context …

Texas

2 Chicago cops honored in rescue of 8 from home after fatal shootout

A call of a person with a gun crackled over the police radio, catching the attention of Chicago police Officers Arnulfo Gomez and David Pasillas as they patrolled through the South Side.<p>But when the officers responded to the home in the violence-plagued West Englewood neighborhood, they quickly …

Policing

State committee recommends revoking police certification of former Portland sergeant

A state committee voted 6-to-5 Thursday to recommended revoking the police certification of an ex-Portland police sergeant who resigned in lieu of …

Portland, OR

Suspect identified in New Orleans East shootout, police say

New Orleans police have identified an 18-year-old man who was allegedly injured after engaging in a shootout with another person in New Orleans …

Crime

Latinos In Three Cities Are Reporting Fewer Crimes Since Trump Took Office

Latinos in several big cities across the country appear to be reporting fewer crimes this year than last, a pattern that some experts say could be …

Immigration

School defends pepper spraying students for a class project

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Ohio high school is defending its decision to pepper spray a group of 11th grade students. It says it was a lesson in law enforcement and consequences.<p>The incident happened last week at Barberton High School in Barberton, about 40 miles south of Cleveland.<p>As part of a class in law and …

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Des Moines

DART police honor victims of July 7 ambush, including one of their own | Dallas Ambush

The Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police department has held memorials for fallen officers before, but Thursday’s ceremony was a different.<p>It was the …

Dallas