A Woman Is On Trial For Laughing During A Congressional Hearing. The U.S. Capitol Police officer who decided to arrest an activist because she briefly laughed during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing in January is a rookie cop who had never conducted an arrest before nor worked at a congressional hearing. Nevertheless, prosecutors persisted this week in pursuing charges against the 61-year-old woman the rookie had taken into custody.
Gun ownership may be why police killings are so much higher in the US than many other countries. American cops kill lots of citizens because they themselves are at a relatively high risk of being killed. Because of guns. Gun ownership in America is much higher than most other countries.
A high-ranking Chicago police official who was asked to lead reform efforts in one of the nation's largest police departments has been tapped to lead Oakland's troubled police less than a year after the agency was caught up in a wide-ranging sexual abuse scandal. Anne Kirkpatrick, a former police chief in Spokane, Wash., who was also a finalist to be named Chicago's top cop last year, will be named Oakland's police chief on Wednesday, according to a news release issued by Mayor Libby Schaaf.
Cops and city officials resign as first black mayor is elected
UNDERSTAND YOUR POLICE DEPARTMENTS ARE NO LONGER A FRIEND TO THEIR COMMUNITIES, THIS GOVERNMENT HAVE MADE THEM YOUR ENEMY. DO NOT OUT YOUR TRUST IN THEM! Horror: Cops tackle, beat, pepper-spray, pin, suffocate, kill innocent man
Relatives of jailed Venezuelan dissident seek global action
The city's acting police chief is defending an officer who arrested Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter outside a bar after the independent Citizens Police Review Board confirmed it's investigating the incident. "I have concluded the officer's account of the incident is accurate and our...
5 Officers Injured After Protesters Attack. Black Lives Matter Radicals Warn Cops ‘Should Be Afraid’. As America mourns 5 fallen police officers in Dallas, Black Lives Matter has stepped up its protests nationwide. Now, 5 police officers in Minnesota are injured, with hundreds of protesters arrested.One organizer told the crowd: “Peaceful resistance to a constantly violent problem will not work.” She added that the protesters didn’t need Instagram pics, but people who would stick by the…