Milwaukee Sheriff To County Executive’s Aide: You Bore Me

MILWAUKEE COUNTY, WI &#8211 Don Tyler, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele’s top aide, had a simple request: Could Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. and his staff try to work cooperatively on shared concerns, on such things as courthouse security and reports of a cockroach infestation in the sheriff’s administrative offices at the Safety Building? “It […]

New Orleans Poised To Substantially Change Paid Detail Policy

NEW ORLEANS, LA &#8211 The New Orleans City Council is set to debate two proposed ordinances this week that will drastically change how the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) paid detail system works. The ordinances will create a funding mechanism for the new Office of Police Secondary Employment (OPSE). The OPSE will take the management […]

Pittsburgh Police Concerned About Efficiency Of Ammunition

PITTSBURGH, PA &#8211 Pittsburgh police will send samples of their ammunition for testing because officers worry about the bullets’ stopping power. “If there’s an issue, which we don’t think there is, we will make sure we change it,” Assistant Chief Maurita Bryant said Friday. She said the problem could be where officers are hitting suspects. […]