Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs

Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs

The Command Staff - Chiefs / Sheriffs topic gives police leadership news and information to help them lead their troops despite shrinking budgets and increasing scrutiny from the public and the media. This topic also gives the patrol officer an avenue to prepare themselves for a rise through the ranks.
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March 20, 2013

Mass. sheriff defends Obama assassination joke

He told sources on Tuesday the uproar over an old joke is 'absurd' - Full Story
March 20, 2013

Sheriff: Lock down at Minn. schools likely a hoax

A male called 911, claiming there was a shooter with an AK-47 and multiple victims, but would not give his number - Full Story
March 18, 2013
Man sues police after wrongly placed on most wanted list

Man sues police after wrongly placed on most wanted list

The man was detained for 3 days when he arrived at the police station to clear the confusion up - Full Story
March 16, 2013

Amid civil rights probe, NM police chief retires

The city has seen a string of officer-involved shootings — 18 of them fatal — since 2010. The department also has been plagued by a number of high-profile cases alleging excessive force - Full Story
March 11, 2013

Famed former police chief: Oakland crime fight a 'winnable situation'

William Bratton is being counted on to help the city's undermanned police force beat back a surge in violent crime - Full Story
March 09, 2013

Warrant seeks NIU VP, former police chief communication

The warrant offers no details about what is the target of the investigation, and it makes no allegations of wrongdoing by anyone - Full Story
March 08, 2013

Former defense secretary: Slain Santa Cruz police paid for military slip

Panetta stated that military officials 'looked the other way' rather than punish a troubled soldier who became a killer - Full Story
March 08, 2013

Dallas police chief prohibits use of MDCs in non-emergencies

He states that only in life-threatening situations should police be typing while driving - Full Story
March 08, 2013
Ala. sheriff recounts final moments of hostage crisis

Ala. sheriff recounts final moments of hostage crisis

"I do love my children, and I could only imagine what it would be like if that would have been my child. That's why I tried to do everything possible I could to make sure we had a safe return" - Full Story
March 04, 2013

Ala. police chief apologizes for '61 Freedom Riders attack

U.S. Rep. John Lewis was brought to tears by the apology for the lack of action during the 1961 attack - Full Story

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