Category: Law Enforcement

The ‘Opposite of Progress’?

Ferguson Police

NYPD commissioner’s anti-terror unit draws ire from police reform advocates The creation of a new counterterrorism unit within the NYPD, which will be armed with “machine guns” and tasked with policing protests as well as guarding the city against any terrorist threat, has drawn heavy criticism from legal groups and police reform advocates. Police commissioner […]

State agent not charged after gun sale claim

The Badger State: A Wisconsin Department of Justice agent who was accused of illegally manufacturing and selling weapons won’t face criminal charges, according to a letter sent Friday to The Associated Press. Assistant Attorney General Kevin Potter said the agency will now decide whether to launch an internal investigation into Jay Smith. Smith was a […]