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The News: Law & Law Enforcement

In today’s world, real time policing and reporting co-exist. An effective police Public Information Officer (PIO) recognizes that law enforcement and the news media each send separate messages to the community. The most important role of a PIO is to...
Job ads for IRS Special Agents “willing to use deadly force” is raising scrutiny as IRS seeks to expand through new spending bill in congress.
NY residents might be forced to replace boilers with electric heat pumps, drive electric cars, and switch to electric appliances by 2030.
Overdose deaths in U.S. reached new highs, peaking at nearly 108,000 in 2021, according to CDC data, amid increased fentanyl and meth use.
A Maryland police officer is being credited with saving a middle school student from being hit by a car, officials say. Corporal Annette Goodyear of the North East Police Department was directing traffic on Friday, Feb. 4 at a crosswalk when the...
Since the death of George Floyd during the summer of 2020, progressives have pushed for sweeping new changes to policing in the United States, spawning movements like “Defund the Police.” But these movements are far from popular, and President...
The ruling comes more than a year after George Floyd's death in Minneapolis while in police custody The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that voters in Minneapolis may decide on whether or not to abolish the police department in the upcoming municipal elections.  "We're incredibly thrilled...
A judge on July 1 ruled in favor of a group that filed a lawsuit demanding more police officers be brought into the city, after city council members and activist groups advocated to replace the police department following the death of...
Chicago continues to be the U.S. poster city for random and senseless violence. During the last weekend of June, 77 people were shot and two mass shootings occurred almost back to back. Hours after Chicago’s Puerto Rico Day parade on June 19, a Puerto Rican...
Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison blamed a rise in violent crime and homicides in the most populous city in Maryland on “a number of issues,” including a shortage in staff. Harrison noted during an interview with CNN on Tuesday that just like New York and all the...
The main police union in Portland, Oregon, said city officials who demonized law enforcement were the primary cause of mass resignations from the police bureau’s riot squad last week. Daryl Turner, executive director of the Portland Police Association union, said that “political venom”...
The largest police departments in the United States have seen a steady decline in officers over the past year and a half amid the CCP virus pandemic and a rash of anti-police activism. The top three police departments in the country have lost thousands of...
Law enforcement faces recruitment difficulties as retirements soar and anti-police sentiment rises in the wake of mass protests and calls to defund the police, the Associated Press reported. Since the death of George Floyd by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, crime has surged...
The police union in Portland, Oregon announced this week that it is relocating its headquarters because of repeated attacks by rioters, including members of the far-left network Antifa. The Portland Police Association enjoyed friendly relations with neighbors after transforming a building that had...