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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October 24, 2014

Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

Asked on Thursday if the attack could be related to terrorism, Police Commissioner William Bratton didn't rule it out.
October 23, 2014

Wis. chief breaks down role of MRAP in department

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval speaks on the role of an MRAP in his department. The vehicle acquired from the military has been the subject of controversy for months after the department accepted it.
October 10, 2014

Chief: Cop 'lucky to be alive' after gunfight with Calif. teen

The officer's squad car was riddled with bullet holes from the teen, who opened fire as soon as he arrived on-scene.
October 03, 2014

Police: Utah fire chief didn't report medic in morphine thefts

Local police are upset that they were denied access to information about the case; county police are investigating the theft charges.
September 25, 2014

Ferguson chief apologizes to community, Brown family

The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family and the community.
September 15, 2014

Calif. school district defends acquisition of MRAP

San Diego Unified School District acquired the vehicle for use in rescues, according to the district’s police chief.
September 02, 2014

Former Okla. chief makes public apology over Facebook post

The chief resigned after sharing a video clip to his Facebook page that had a racial slur in the title.
August 28, 2014

Dash cam contradicts misconduct claim by NAACP, pastor

Department has responded to claims of an officer’s misconduct during a traffic stop by releasing dash cam video of the incident.
August 26, 2014

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