CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday that she took her fight with the head of the city's police officers union to court, arguing that his call for officers to ignore the order to report their COVID-19 vaccination status was illegal.
CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the Chicago police officers union has called on its members to defy the city's requirement to report their COVID-19 vaccination status by Friday or be placed on unpaid leave.
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — The Towson University police union condemned the suspension of an officer after a shooting over the weekend, claiming that university leadership told officers to “stand down” as a crowd gathered, an assertion the university’s police chief called “reckless.”
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A coalition of police and firefighters are suing Gov. Kate Brown over her mandate requiring COVID-19 vaccination for state workers.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 9-year-old riding his bicycle along a Chicago street was struck and killed by a pickup truck driven by an off-duty Chicago police officer.
Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara said the officer, who hasn’t been identified, says he didn’t see Hershel Weinberger before hitting him Wednesday evening.
WASHINGTON (AP) — “SKYROCKETING MURDER RATES,” claimed the National Fraternal Order of Police. “An explosion of violent crime," said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. “Democrat-run cities across the country who cut funding for police have seen increases in crime,” tweeted U.S.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Less than a day after a West Virginia city approved the formation of a civilian board to review complaints against law enforcement officers, a police union filed suit to halt the process.
A former attorney general, the president of the Fraternal Order of Police, and the CEO of the NAACP's Baltimore chapter will be among those testifying at the Senate confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee William Barr, which starts Tuesday.
At 8:45 a.m. on Monday, Black Lives Matter and other social justice groups including the Black is Back Coalition and Walter Hudson, Sr. of the National Awareness Alliance held a rally outside of the District Attorney’s Office near City Hall to call for the resignation of embattled D.A.