Wichita Officers Suspended For Inappropriate Tweets

WICHITA, Kan. —  Three Wichita, Kansas, police officers have been suspended after they exchanged racist, homophobic or inappropriate messages with several other law enforcement officials, according to city officials. City Manager Robert Layton ordered that the officers be suspended for 15 days, rejecting interim police chief Lemuel Moore’s planned eight-day suspensions as too little, The Wichita […]

N.J. Police Officers Now Required To Obtain A License Under New Law

TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday signed legislation creating a police licensing system in New Jersey, making the Garden State the 47th in the country to allow for the licensing of police officers and the decertification of those who abuse the badge. The $6 million program will create uniform statewide standards for hiring and firing police. Under the new […]