DOJ Approves $10.5 Million for Alaskan Police

The DOJ is awarding the state of Alaska 10.5 million dollars, after the governor slashed $3 million from the state budget.

According to World is One News (WION), “US Attorney General William Barr on Friday declared a public-safety emergency in rural Alaska and pledged $10.5 million in federal funds to combat some of the nation`s...

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June 30, 2019  Robin Kinderman
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DOJ Approves $10.5 Million for Alaskan Police

Federal Programs Getting Rolled Back

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has put a halt to federal involvement, and several police departments are not happy about it.

According to the article “Rollback of Federal Police Reform Program Riles Advocates”, the DOJ is switching gears – rather than focus on police-community relations, they’re focusing on gangs...

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September 24, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Federal Programs Getting Rolled Back

Letter to Editor -- Consent Decrees Don’t Work

In a letter to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette titled “No Justice, No Police; Flawed Reforms Alienate Good Cops and Prolong a Crisis,” retired police officer Chuck Bosetti writes about the many issues with Consent Decrees and how Pittsburgh has been dealing with the “Ferguson Effect” since the first Decree took effect in...

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September 10, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Letter to Editor -- Consent Decrees Don’t Work

28-year-old officer commits suicide

A 28-year-old police officer from Columbia, South Carolina took his own life July 28th.

According to The State article, Senior Deputy Derek Fish was found in his patrol car behind the station that evening. He had been on the force for six years, and had just been promoted, leaving many to wonder why he took his own life.

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August 2, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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28-year-old officer commits suicide

Trump encourages police violence

President Trump is receiving some backlash after comments he made to police officers during a speech on July 28. According to The Washington Post, Trump told a group of officers that they shouldn’t worry about protecting a suspect’s head when putting them in the back of their squad car. The article cites other incidents when Trump...

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July 30, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Trump encourages police violence

Junior Police Academy changes perceptions

A group of teenagers in Elizabeth City, North Carolina are learning there’s more to police than what they see on TV. According to an article posted on The Daily Advance, 21 people ranging in age from 13 – 18 participated in the Junior Police Academy at the Elizabeth City State University campus.

Several of the students said...

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July 27, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Junior Police Academy changes perceptions

Cookie Wars

Today’s racial turbulence has created an atmosphere where certain people feel entitled to everything, even in the most ridiculous situations.

In Houston, Texas, 18-year-old Zachary Randolph was working at Great American Cookie when an officer stopped by and ordered a cheesecake brownie. To show his appreciation, Randolph paid for...

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July 10, 2017  Robin Kinderman
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Cookie Wars