The Patrol Issues topic page offers news, commentary, analysis, and tactical tips that will help prepare police officers for life on the thin blue line. Suspect contacts, witness interviews, foot pursuits, citizen complaints, angry sergeants, and endless report writing are day-to-day activities for a patrol officer who knows that the “routine” is anything but routine.
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced new policies Tuesday on how prosecutors must disclose evidence favorable to defendants facing criminal charges. (AP Image) 'Play fair in seeking justice'
Gov. John Kitzhaber (above) joined 10 Oregon State Representatives in pressuring the parole board to reverse its earlier decision to allow cop-killer Sydney Porter to be set free. (AP Photo) Tremendous public pressure
President Obama recently met with Philadelphia Commissioner Charles Ramsey and other members of Major Cities Chiefs Association. The NRA is using a DOJ memo about firearms seizures to attack gun control proposals. (AP Photo) Sound reasonable?