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June 16, 2013

Mo. bill would make it harder to fire police chiefs

The Missouri Police Chiefs Association convinced the state Legislature last month to make it more difficult for cities to dismiss their chiefs - Full Story
June 16, 2013

Interim Ill. chief wants to return to patrol

Tony Patterson, who has been serving as interim police chief for six months, plans to remain on the police force as a patrolman - Full Story
June 16, 2013

Texas department seeks to boost staffing

The Odessa Police Department asked the city manager for eight more officers and increased pay for crime technicians and recruits in a preliminary budget submitted this week - Full Story
June 14, 2013

Ex-chief gets jail in corruption probe

Former East Washington police chief Donald Solomon will spend 11 years, 3 months in prison for role in drug sting - Full Story
June 13, 2013

Calif. DA: Fatal OIS was self defense

The external investigation, standard procedure for the Vallejo Police Department and district attorney's office, was given priority over a string of other officer-involved shootings, at the urging of the Vallejo City Council - Full Story
June 13, 2013

Detroit cop says he didn't mean to kill girl

Joseph Weekley told jurors he feels "devastated and depressed" by the death of the 7-year-old girl - Full Story
June 12, 2013

Ky. department swears in new officers

Four new Bowling Green Police Department officers were sworn in this morning in a ceremony held at Bowling Green city commission chambers - Full Story
June 11, 2013
Cleveland disciplines 12 officers for deadly chase

Cleveland disciplines 12 officers for deadly chase

1 supervisor was fired, 2 were demoted and 9 were suspended for their roles in a chase in which 137 shots were fired - Full Story
June 06, 2013

Fla. cop suing after fired for failing to wear armor

She claims that the surgery she had as a result of breast cancer keeps her from wearing a vest - Full Story
June 03, 2013

NJ cops may lose jobs over 'insensitive' rap video

Police Director Joseph Santiago said the officers were accused of conduct unbecoming a police officer and could lose their jobs - Full Story

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