Maryland Task Force Recommends 22 Police Reforms

BALTIMORE, MD – State lawmakers’ plans to boost police accountability and transparency took shape Monday as a task force approved 22 recommendations aimed at restoring trust in law enforcement. Democratic leaders in the Maryland General Assembly will push a bill that would grant more rights to victims of police brutality, roll back special rights given […]

New Orleans Firefighters Balking At Consolidation Of Dispatch

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The board of the Orleans Parish Communications District agreed Tuesday to the city’s plan to consolidate all 911 operators and dispatchers, but it put off dealing with thorny questions about how the move will affect the pay and union representation of the roughly 140 workers who handle emergency calls in the […]

Police Union Files Complaint On Condition Of Old Cars

NEW HAVEN, CT – Stop us if you heard this one: A detective hops in his unmarked police car. En route to a call, his steering wheel comes off. Or maybe this one: A patrol officer makes a sharp turn at a corner and the computer inside his car goes swinging so wildly, that it […]