Category: Police Leadership

By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press (09/10)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The police chief of Connecticut’s largest city resigned Thursday hours after being arrested on federal charges that he teamed with Bridgeport’s personnel director to rig the hiring process to ensure he got the job two years ago.

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By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (09/01)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A plan by the governor of Oregon to use sheriff’s deputies from surrounding counties to help patrol Portland following the deadly shooting of a right-wing Trump supporter was sharply criticized by law enforcement officials who said it wouldn’t end the “cycle of violence” in the city that’s approaching 100 consecutive nights of often-violent Black Lives Matter protests.

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By COLLEEN SLEVIN and PATTY NIEBERG Associated Press/Report for America (08/04)

DENVER (AP) — The interim chief of a suburban Denver police department has become the first woman to permanently lead the agency that’s looking to regain public trust following a tumultuous year since the death of Elijah McClain,

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By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press (07/28)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials announced Monday a major expansion of the city’s community policing program that prioritizes building relationships between officers and residents in an effort to reduce crime amid a nationwide reckoning on racial injustice and police brutality.

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By MICHAEL BALSAMO, LARRY NEUMEISTER and TOM HAYS,  Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/19 — Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records to conceal they were sleeping and browsing the internet during the hours they were supposed to be keeping a close watch on prisoners.

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