Officer Fired For Tweets

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL &#8211 A police officer who used the Twitter social media network while on duty to make offensive comments about citizens and to criticize his supervisors has been fired. “Police officers are not substitute parents. If you were not ready for the responsibility of being a parent u should’ve used protection,” Fort Lauderdale […]

Providence Police IA Investigating Planking Incidents

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence police have launched an internal investigation after photos of two women planking on a city police van surfaced. Planking is when someone lies on their stomach with their arms and legs stretched out. It broke out as an online trend last spring. A viewer sent the photos of the two […]

Ohio Troopers In Dispute Over Sleeve Length On Shirts

State troopers are hot and bothered because their boss spurned a request to stay cool in these record-high temperatures. Col. John Born, superintendent of the State Highway Patrol, informed the troopers’ union yesterday that he would let troopers wear short-sleeve shirts earlier than normal this year only if he can decide in future years when […]

Sanford Names Interim Police Chief Amid Trayvon Martin Case

SANFORD, FL &#8211 Sanford City Manager Norton Bonaparte announced his choice of who will serve as the city’s interim police chief amid the Trayvon Martin investigation. Capt. Darren Scott will take that position. He spoke briefly to reporters, but would not comment directly about the case. Last week, Sanford Police Chief Bill Lee announced he […]

Baton Rouge police chief takes aim at union

BATON ROUGE, LA &#8211 Police Chief Dewayne White took aim at the Baton Rouge Union of Police Local 237 Wednesday, saying it is his biggest obstacle to making systematic changes to the Police Department. The chief told those attending the Baton Rouge Rotary Club’s weekly luncheon that he spends too much of his time dealing […]