Appeals Court Orders Release Of Chicago Police Disciplinary Records

An Illinois appeals court on Friday overturned an injunction that had blocked the release of decades of records of citizen complaints against Chicago police officers, ruling that the documents must be made public. A unanimous three-judge panel ruled that the disciplinary records must be released under the Freedom of Information Act. The Fraternal Order of […]

Dallas Police Union Chief: Blame Rests With Shooter, Not Protesters

DALLAS – Dallas Police officers are angry and hurting, but they will resist blaming protesters for the acts of a lone shooter who killed five police officers and injured seven others, Ron Pinkston, president of the Dallas Police Association said. Thursday night’s shooting during a peaceful march in downtown Dallas to recognize the deaths of […]

Dallas Police Shootings Expose Insurance Gap Among Officers

The police shooting in Dallas last week is a stark reminder to brokers of the astounding lack of life insurance coverage among the nation’s law enforcement officers. Five officers were slain and 12 shot during a lone gunman’s rampage during a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown Dallas Thursday night. The shooter, 25-year-old Micah Johnson, […]