Via LawNewz.com: The Los Angeles Police Commission, the civilian bosses of the LAPD, are expected to approve a new policy on Tuesday that will implement major changes to the department’s use of force policy, in an effort to curb officer shootings. The commissioners will be allowed to look back and determine whether less than lethal […]
The Phoenix Police Department released video Thursday of a shootout with a murder suspect near 37th Avenue and McDowell Road in May. Francis Clark was shot and killed after opening fire on two Phoenix Police officers who were investigating a report of shots fired. Those shots, police later said, were from Clark shooting and killing […]
The NYPD Sergeants Union, along with other police unions around the country, produced this video with a powerful message to the citizens you serve. Please feel free to forward it, share it, like it, whatever. And happy holidays!
Ed Mullins, president of the NYPD Sergeant’s Benevolent Association, made a video and posted it on YouTube to talk to his 5,000-plus members and share his analysis of the situation in Dallas and throughout the country.
“Our officers should be commended. The violence that occurred last night will not go unchecked. San Jose officers did the job of making the arrests, clearing the streets, and protecting the safety of the public.” Those are the words of Chief Eddie Garcia of the San Jose Police Department, who held a press conference yesterday […]
Whether you’re an officer who wears the badge or a resident who fears the badge this talk is sure to challenge your understanding of what’s possible through law enforcement. As a social worker who now runs a police agency, Derrick Jackson has a unique perspective on bridging the divide between community and the police. Derrick […]
The largest police union in the country, the PBA of New York City, has bought air time to broadcast the above television ad, which calls for Mayor Bill de Blasio to stop disrespecting New York City Police Officers and to fire Richard Emery, the current chairman of the Civilian Complaint Review Board. Not only has Emery […]
The union representing all sworn personnel in the LAPD—up through the rank of lieutenant—produced this remarkable video to better educate the public about who the people behind the LAPD badge are. It’s terrific! Please like, share, and comment.
Amid the nationwide anti-police rhetoric, Ed Mullins, the President of the Sergeants Benevolent Association/NYPD, is addressing the social upheaval and violence currently sweeping the country. This video implores the legions of naysayers that all lives really do matter—including the more than 2,500 police officers who have lost their lives in the performance of their duties […]
Veteran Miami-Dade Police Officer Lydia Marquez said it was an innocent question from her 4-year-old son that convinced her to make this Facebook video, which been seen and shared tens of thousands of times since she posted it last Thursday. She said her son asked her why she was going to work. Her response, “Because […]
The San Antonio POA has produced 10 different commercials that have aired on social media and TV and radio stations. Here’s the latest one.
Brian Anderson, a blogger for DOWNTREND.com, writes, “John Stewart loves to play loose with the facts to generate laughs on The Daily Show. It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not, as long as the brain-dead liberals in the audience think it’s funny. Well, a California district attorney just did what most in the media […]
Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood’s impassioned plea to the Chester County Council on Monday night for more deputies to keep officers and the public safe from gangs turned into an argument between Underwood and several council members over money needed to handle gangs the sheriff blames for three recent murders. The exchanges grew so heated […]
Watch as John Rivera, the president of the Dade County PBA, takes a seat with a diverse group on the popular TV talk show – This Week in South Florida – to analyze the Ferguson situation. Bear with the ad at first. The program is interesting. They actually have enough time to get their thoughts […]
AOL has become the latest corporate giant to dump the Koch brothers by cutting ties with ALEC. AOL becomes the latest in a series of major tech companies to cut ties with the secretive corporate lobbying group. Microsoft announced its departure in August. A month later, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt declared on a nationally-broadcast radio […]
This was posted six months ago but we just saw it and thought it might give you a laugh. Officers in Quincy, California had a little operation going on tracking drivers in their town. But it’s not what you expect. The cops decided that it was time to give drivers something to smile about. So […]
Today, a former San Jose police officer came forward with a declaration sworn under penalty of perjury that suggests Mayor Chuck Reed’s political consultant Victor Ajlouny offered him money and his job back if he would lie and claim that the POA asked him to quit.
The Supreme Court’s decision in Harris v. Quinn was the latest blow to organized labor. HuffPost Live explores the decision, its implications and the war on workers in America. Read more.
Pat Lynch, the president of the NYPD’s PBA speaks out on the difficulties officers face when they’ve been badly injured In New York City, a contingent of officers from the 71 Precinct joined PBA President Pat Lynch and PBA board members at Brooklyn Supreme Court to bolster support for the prosecution of Rashaun Robinson […]
Watch this news report carefully. This is the most effective argument we’ve seen against making any cuts to benefits of law enforcement officers and their families. Get a friendly reporter in your city to interview survivors who tell their stories and talk about what will happen to them and their families if the cuts go […]
The Utah FOP is lambasting Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill. The comments are in response to his announcement that he has filed manslaughter charges against former West Valley City Police Detective Shaun Cowley. “it’s extremely unethical,” says Ian Adams, spokesperson for the Utah Fraternal Order of Police. Adams says Gill took too long […]