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As law enforcement embeds social workers, police see positives, but training needed

Policymakers need to understand that while police officers may not all have crisis negotiating skills, social workers don't usually have tactical skills November 26, 2021...

Voters Set to Decide Minneapolis PD’s Fate in Wake of George Floyd

Residents will vote Tuesday on whether to replace the Minneapolis Police Department with a new Department of Public Safety and eliminating a minimum funding...

Women Joining Ranks of State Police Has Stalled Since 2000

Experts blame the low rate of women among state police departments on a multiple factors, including stereotypes about the profession, training demands and patterns...

Conn. man’s car is a mobile tribute to fallen police officers

With a license plate that reads, “FALLEN,” the 2010 Scion now bears the names of 347 law enforcement officers October 22, 2021 - By Jesse...

FBI: Nearly 60 Law Enforcement Officers Killed in 2021

"There's been a tremendous uptick in the felonious killings of officers," the head of FBI's Boston office said about the over 50% increase in...

Chicago Police Union President Tells Officers to Defy City’s Vaccine Deadline

The head of Chicago’s police union has advised officers not to comply with the city’s COVID-19 vaccine reporting requirement and says members should be...

Mass. Bill to Protect Police K-9s Moves Closer to Becoming Law

Under "Nero's Bill," named after a New Bedford K-9 killed in 2018, EMS workers would be able to care for police dogs injured in...

Miami Moves to End Police Chief’s Short, Tumultuous Term

Miami City Manager Art Noriega moved to fire embattled Police Chief Art Acevedo Monday night, ending weeks of speculation following two circus-like public hearings where city...

Pilot Injured in Louisiana State Police Helicopter Crash

The pilot of a Louisiana State Police helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing an Ascension Parish airport after a suspected mechanical failure. Oct....

Fla. Attorney General Backs Bill to Give Cop Killers Death Penalty

The federal Thin Blue Line Act would let juries consider any murder or attempted murder of a police officer or other first responder as...

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