Anoka County Sheriff: Minneapolis Must ‘Live With the Consequences’ If It Disbands Police Department

Anoka County (Minnesota) Sheriff James Stuart revealed his thoughts on the possibility of the Minneapolis City Council disbanding the city’s police department. Earlier stories have suggested that sheriff’s deputies would pick up some of the law enforcement duties after Minneapolis shuts down its own PD. Sheriff Stuart says he’s not interested in sending his deputies […]

Minneapolis City Council President: Calling the Police for a Burglary is Exercising Privilege

Minneapolis City Council President Lisa Bender appeared on CNN this morning to discuss the council’s plan to dismantle the city’s police department in the wake of the George Floyd killing. What, you may ask, will replace the MPD? According to Bender, they will construct a “transformative new model of public safety.” Exactly what that means isn’t […]

Santa Cruz County Deputy Shot to Death, Two Other Officers Wounded in Ambush

Update: A Santa Cruz County sheriff’s sergeant was killed in an ambush with “gunfire and multiple improvised explosives” in Ben Lomond this afternoon. One other deputy and a CHP officer were injured in the attack. https://t.co/Jx5OtYUHVY — San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) June 7, 2020 By Martha Mendoza, AP A Northern California sheriff’s deputy was killed […]

Some Louisville Cops Walk Out On Mayor During Roll Call, Say They’re Unsupported, Disrespected

By Bruce Schreiner, AP Staging their own protest, some Louisville police officers walked out on the mayor to express their frustration amid demonstrations in the Kentucky city over police interactions with blacks. Video showed dozens of officers quietly filing out as Mayor Greg Fischer arrived at a roll call Wednesday. The walkout was an unplanned […]

An Ex-Cop on Police-Involved Shootings and the ‘Warrior Mindset’

By Brian Saady The graphic video from the killing of Daniel Shaver was released after the jury decided to acquit ex-Mesa police officer Philip Brailsford of second-degree murder and reckless manslaughter. The Mesa police department and Mesa police union both supported Brailsford, but it’s important to receive feedback from police sources who don’t have a vested interest […]

Chauvin Charges Upped to 2nd Degree Murder, 3 Other Minneapolis Cops to be Charged

By Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, AP Prosecutors are charging a Minneapolis police officer accused of pressing his knee against George Floyd’s neck with second-degree murder, and for the first time will level charges against three other officers at the scene, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Widely seen bystander video showing Floyd’s May 25 death has […]

More Biden Self-Defense Advice: A Knife-Wielding Assailant is ‘Unarmed’; Cops Should Shoot For the Leg

Pity poor Joe Biden. Every day he’s out in public makes him a convenient punchline for more jokes about diminished mental capacity and inappropriate touching of women and children. Yesterday he paused in a Delaware church to dispense more of his invaluable personal defense advice for America’s police officers who are currently occupied, trying to […]

Officers, Rioters, Business Owners Opening Fire In More Cities as Violence Continues

It was just a matter of time. As protests have been allowed to continue in cities across the country, the rioters have grown more bold. The police, who’ve come under repeated attack, are more frustrated. And business-owners and uninvolved citizens are worried about their safety and that of their families. In Buffalo (AP): 1️⃣3️⃣2️⃣ Buffalo, […]