What began in 1982 as a one-day memorial service attended by 120 law enforcement surviviors and supporters is now attended by thousands of officers from around the world, and lasts an entire week.
The event has become such big deal, in fact, that it has it’s own web site, complete with itineraries, a map of Washington...Read More
According to the Daily Dot, an independently owned news website based out of Austin, Texas, USA Today has teamed up with "the Invisible Institute—a Chicago-based journalism organization that also runs Citizens Police Data Project, which records the city’s police brutality instances," to launch a...Read More
Today is election day, and in Madison, Wisconsin, the winner may depend on the issue of police body cameras.
Madison police officers currently do not wear body cameras, a pilot program being scrapped last year due to budget costs. A recent statewide study conducted by the Wisconsin Professional Police Association revealed that 94% of...Read More
On December 26 of last year, Newman, California Corporal Ronil Singh was shot and killed by Paulo Virgen Mendoza when he pulled Mendoza over for suspected drunk driving.
Mendoza not only had a warrant out for his arrest for unlicensed and uninsured driving, but he was also an illegal alien. After he fled the scene, seven of his...Read More
Former Chicago Superintendent Garry McCarthy is in hot water, depending on which publication you read.
McCarthy - having previously worked for the police departments of New York City, Newark, and Chicago -- is currently campaigning to be Mayor of Chicago, and is getting a lot of grief for how he’s...Read More
Thanks to the last few years of Black Lives Matter, the Ferguson Effect, and the radical Left doing anything else they can to eradicate our police force, departments around the country are now experiencing severe shortages.
According to an article on www.wbur.org, the total number of sworn officers has fallen 23,000 since...Read More
The Chicago Police Department has a new consent decree to follow, because apparently the last one wasn’t good enough.
According to the article "Torn Apart by Misconduct -- Chicago Police Brutality Survivors Call for Strong Consent Decree" posted on The Medill News Service, the consent decree has been in the process for...Read More
Whether or not you’re in the loop on what’s going on, you’ve surely seen the memes on social media poking fun at Nike and Colin Kaepernick.
What’s going on is that Kaepernick recently signed a multi-year contract with Nike, highlighting his act of kneeling during the National Anthem beginning in 2016. The ad reads...Read More
“Do Not Resist,” an independent film about police militarization, aired on PBS on Monday, February 12, 2018.
While the film focused on the aftermath of the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO in 2014, it also covered various law enforcement agencies across the nation that were receiving military equipment from the...Read More
There are some people out there who think that those of us who support campaigns and groups like “Support Your Local Police,” “The Thin Blue Line,” and “Back the Blue” are willing to back up officers no matter what they do.
This is not the case. We support our officers against the hatred and unjust...Read More