police

police

Nine NYPD Officers Have Died by Suicide This Year. The Department Thinks It Has a Plan.

The department has a 3-step plan. But not everyone is a fan of it.
Trone Dowd
3 days ago
ring

Police Promised Witnesses Free Ring Surveillance Cameras If They Testified Against Neighbors

The police department of El Monte, CA started a “Ring Reward Program” about a month before it entered a partnership with Ring.
Caroline Haskins
4 days ago
Breaking News

Six Police Officers Were Shot by a Gunman in Philadelphia

Police are attempting to negotiate with the shooter or shooters but the situation is being described as "very active."
Tess Owen
5 days ago
RACISM

NYPD Union Chief Is Very Sorry for Sharing a Racist Video That Calls Black People 'Monsters'

"I have black friends, white friends, Asian friends — I wouldn't want to insult anyone," said Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeants Benevolent Association.
Trone Dowd
5 days ago
terrorism

Teen Who Snapchatted 'Time to Blow Up the Plane' Before Flying to Guatemala Just Got Arrested

His chats were complete with bomb emojis and smiley faces.
Kelly Vinett
5 days ago
extremism

Police Keep Arresting Young White Men For Trying to Copycat El Paso

At least six men have been arrested for making terroristic threats, stockpiling weapons, or plotting attacks since the massacre.
Tess Owen
8.12.19
food-wtf

Five Burger King Workers Fired After Allegedly Drawing Cartoon Pig on Cop's Burger

Since the photo of his meal went viral, the officer has appeared on 'Fox & Friends' and received an over-the-top apology from Burger King.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.12.19
ring

Ring Told People to Snitch on Their Neighbors in Exchange for Free Stuff

Ring helped people form private ‘Digital Neighborhood Watches’ where they report ‘suspicious activity’ in exchange for free Ring products and discounts, according to a presentation obtained by Motherboard.
Caroline Haskins
8.9.19
ring

Ring Partnerships With Police Are ‘Troubling,’ Home Security Lobbyists Say

Home security trade organization The Monitoring Association said that it is troubled by reports of Ring partnerships with law enforcement that are designed to promote Ring products.
Caroline Haskins
8.9.19
ring

New Map Reveals That At Least 231 Cities Have Partnered With Ring

An interactive map, researched and compiled as a personal project by an incoming college senior, gives the most comprehensive view of Ring’s partnerships with law enforcement to date.
Caroline Haskins
8.8.19
ring

Everything You Need to Know About Ring, Amazon’s Surveillance Camera Company

How does Ring partner with police? Are there privacy concerns with Ring doorbells? What is the Neighbors app? This, and other things we’ve learned from 1,800 pages of public records.
Caroline Haskins
8.8.19
police

Galveston Police Are Very Sorry They Led a Black Man Behind Horses with a Rope

“Our officers showed poor judgement," the police chief said.
Emma Ockerman
8.6.19
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