Former police chief indicted on 12 felony counts

MONTGOMERY, AL – Former Clanton Police Chief Brian Alan Stilwell has been arrested and charged with 12 felonies, according to Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange’s office. Stilwell was arrested on multiple charges for alleged crimes dating between 2010 and 2015. During that time period, Stilwell was the police chief and treasurer of the Chilton County […]

Oakland Fire Chief Goes On Leave Two Months After Deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire

OAKLAND, CA – Oakland Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed, whose department has come under criticism for what many consider lax inspection at the Ghost Ship warehouse where 36 people died in December, has taken a leave from her position, city officials said Tuesday. Reed has been at the center of questions over why the department […]

Santa Ana Votes Against Reinstating Police Officer In Marijuana Shop Raid

SANTA ANA, CA – Santa Ana is appealing its personnel board’s decision to reinstate a police officer involved in a marijuana dispensary raid that gained national attention. Brandon Matthew Sontag – one of three Santa Ana Police Department officers who raided Sky High Holistic in May 2015 and were caught on video eating snacks – […]

Supreme Court Says Police Union Chief’s Lawsuit Can Continue Against Flint

FLINT, MI – A lawsuit from the president of the Flint police officer’s union that claims he was punished for speaking out on the city’s use of the then-recently-passed public safety millage could be headed for trial after the state Supreme Court remanded the case back to Genesee Circuit Court. Flint Police Officer Association President […]