Attacks on police officers nearly doubled in last year, new report reveals

U.S. 07/02/21, 16:42

The National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) on Thursday, July 1, released a set of statistics revealing that attacks on law enforcement personnel have increased dramatically in the past year, with 91% more cases detected than during the same period last year. The group posted on its Twitter account that both ...

New Jersey: Veteran officer arrested for running synthetic drug lab at home

U.S. 05/17/21, 19:00

A police officer who served 19 years in the Long Branch Police Department New Jersey was arrested after being found operating a methamphetamine laboratory at his home, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni announced on Sunday, May 16. Christopher Walls, 50, faces charges that might cost him up to 20 years behind ...

What it would be like if cops talked like pilots

Inspired Stories 05/10/21, 04:27

Mike is a police officer. He is a tough cop who can also crack a joke, and he gives information to his 'passengers' on the way to the local jail, mimicking a pilot using his police devices. He amusingly made announcements in his car like a professional pilot in video footage that ...

Hilarious dance challenge video: a cop shows off his slick moves

U.S. 04/29/21, 23:57

The Git Up Challenge is one thing that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Blanco Brown's song "The Git Up" made the rounds on the internet after being released in May of 2019. People from all over the world started filming and uploading videos of themselves dancing ...

Poll: Majority of Black Americans rate their local police positively

U.S. 04/27/21, 19:32

According to a CBS News/YouGov poll released on Sunday, April 25, most black Americans supported their local police, with 70 percent saying they are doing a somewhat or excellent job. The survey was conducted between April 21 and 24, 2021, with a sample of 2,527 U.S. residents and a margin of ...

Albuquerque: ‘Morale is gone’ within special team handling protesters, more than a dozen officers resign

U.S. 04/20/21, 23:43

Following a counter-protest, earlier this month, 17 officers, one lieutenant, and two sergeants resigned from the Albuquerque Emergency Response Team (ERT), which is in charge of handling demonstrations. “Morale is gone” within the police department, an Albuquerque police union leader stressed on Monday, April 19, in explanation for the officials' resignation. According ...

Louisiana: Shooting at teen birthday party leaves 9 injured, 2 hospitalized

U.S. 04/20/21, 20:13

A 12-year-old's birthday party turned into a nightmare last week when gunfire erupted, injuring nine teenagers. At about 8:40 p.m., gunfire erupted at a group of around 60 young people at a home in LaPlace. Investigators concluded that the gunfire resulted from verbal confrontations between two groups of young males. No fatalities ...

Police agencies refuse to guard Democratic National Convention due to tear gas ban

U.S. 07/29/20, 07:39

More than 100 police agencies have withdrawn from security agreements to guard the Democratic National Convention (DNC) to be held next month in Milwaukee, citing the city’s recent directive banning the use of tear gas in responding to violent riots. According to The Associated Press, Milwaukee’s citizen oversight commission last week ...

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