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Law Enforcement

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  • Ferguson Commission needs a push from the White House

    The following editorial appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, Aug. 28: More than two weeks ago we issued our first call for a Ferguson Commission to investigate the root causes of the massive unrest that followed the shooting of 18-year-...
  • Delray agency budgets for more cops downtown

    Delray agency budgets for more cops downtown
    Delray's incoming police chief says he needs more cops to keep downtown Delray safe. But the Delray agency that pays for the downtown police unit says they don't have the money to fund the nearly $600,000 request that would add two officers, a sergeant,...
  • Newington Police To Pay $54,000 For Military Vehicle Modifications

    NEWINGTON — The town council has approved a bid waiver that will allow the police department to modify a mine- and ambush-proof military vehicle that they acquired from a government surplus program. Police plan to send the six-wheeled BAE Caiman,...
  • Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching

    Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching
    HARTFORD – A day after police Chief James C. Rovella joined marchers who were protesting the Taser shooting of a city teen, the Hartford Police Union held a press conference Thursday to condemn the chief's actions. "Even though the chief stated he...
  • Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend

    Heavy traffic expected in Hampton Roads Labor Day weekend
    Whether you're staying in Hampton Roads for the Labor Day weekend holiday or traveling away from home, prepare for heavy traffic on the roadways. A Labor Day travel forecast by AAA predicts that more people will travel during the weekend than any year...
  • USC's Sarkisian says Shaw could return

    The Sports Xchange USC's Sarkisian says Shaw could return USC coach Steve Sarkisian said Thursday that suspended senior cornerback Josh Shaw could potentially return to the team this season. Sarkisian said he shares blame with the athletic department...
  • Body Cameras Should Be Standard Police Gear

    Body Cameras Should Be Standard Police Gear
    Instead of arming police with military equipment as if they were panzer divisions, the federal government ought to equip every local force that wants them with body cameras. These small-as-a-pager body-mounted devices record everything that happens...
  • NYT regrets calling Michael Brown 'no angel,' but was the newspaper so wrong?

    The New York Times is expressing contrite second thoughts about a profile of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old who was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., that described Brown as “no angel.” Here’s the paragraph in...
  • High-ranking Chicago cop charged with putting gun in suspect's mouth

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago police commander who had been praised for his crime fighting in some of the city's roughest neighborhoods appeared in court on Thursday to face charges he put a gun in a suspect's mouth, officials said. Commander Glenn...
  • DMV To Cite School Bus Company After Driver Charged With DUI

    DMV To Cite School Bus Company After Driver Charged With DUI
    The state Department of Motor Vehicles will cite a school bus company whose driver was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated because the company could not produce records Thursday to prove that it conducted an annual proficiency test of the...
  • Citing unsettling Ferguson images, Davis to return armored vehicle

    Citing unsettling Ferguson images, Davis to return armored vehicle
    Davis, Calif., city officials have directed the police department to return a surplus U.S. military armored vehicle to the federal government after residents, citing images seen during protests in Ferguson, Mo., expressed fears of militarization. The...