Coeur d’Alene Police Receive Death Threats For Arresting Patriot Front Members

Idaho made international headlines over the weekend when 31 masked members of a white nationalist group were arrested in Coeur d’Alene. The city’s mayor and police chief updated the public through a news conference on Monday. After a call from a citizen warning he had seen men “looking like a little army,” police found the […]

SF Police Union President Steps Down Amid Claims of Financial Impropriety

The makeup of San Francisco’s most prominent law enforcement group changed Wednesday when the head of the police union resigned over claims that he misused association funds while on medical leave. Tony Montoya stepping down as president of the San Francisco Police Officers Association marks the end of a tenure that began four years ago […]

Inside Cal Fire’s Mental Health Epidemic

As blazes intensify and California’s fire season grows longer, firefighters are increasingly fatigued, traumatized and overworked. In her stunning five-month investigation Trial by Fire, CalMatters reporter and Pulitzer Prize winner Julie Cart uncovers a severe and unaddressed mental health crisis at Cal Fire.  Despite the difficulty of discussing mental health, high-ranking battalion chiefs and captains opened up to […]