Law Enforcement http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en Ku Klux Klan fliers spark different reactions among city governments http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/ku-klux-klan-fliers-spark-different-reactions-among-city-governments <div class="node-body article-body">Across the country, people have been finding Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers with increasing frequency. When they complained to their local officials, they got a few different responses. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/ku-klux-klan-fliers-spark-different-reactions-among-city-governments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/ku-klux-klan-fliers-spark-different-reactions-among-city-governments#comments Courts Law Enforcement Mon, 21 May 2018 19:26:00 +0000 82061 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A Ku Klux Klan mannequin in the Black Archives in Tallahassee, Fla. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_Ku_Klux_Klan_mannequin_in_the_Black_Archives_in_Tallahassee,_Florida_LCCN2011632084.tif">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> All-star safety considerations for the big game http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/all-star-safety-considerations-big-game <div class="node-body blog-body">Scott Dunn, senior director of business development solutions and services for network security camera manufacturer Axis Communications, explains key considerations for planning safety and operations plans for large sporting events.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/all-star-safety-considerations-big-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/all-star-safety-considerations-big-game#comments Law Enforcement Viewpoints Tue, 15 May 2018 21:23:00 +0000 82041 at http://americancityandcounty.com Counties submit proposals for immigration detainment, but some officials opposed to private proposals http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/counties-submit-proposals-immigration-detainment-some-officials-opposed-private-prop <div class="node-body article-body">To help Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) increase its presence in the U.S. heartland, local governments in the Midwest are joining with private companies in proposing more detention centers. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/counties-submit-proposals-immigration-detainment-some-officials-opposed-private-prop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/counties-submit-proposals-immigration-detainment-some-officials-opposed-private-prop#comments Law Enforcement Tue, 15 May 2018 18:34:00 +0000 82021 at http://americancityandcounty.com As budget concerns increase, police departments land on the chopping block http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/budget-concerns-increase-police-departments-land-chopping-block <div class="node-body article-body">Faced with the need to decrease spending, some cities are opting to close their police departments in favor of contracting with local sheriffs’ departments instead. The move can cut costs but can also also create division among community members.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/budget-concerns-increase-police-departments-land-chopping-block" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/budget-concerns-increase-police-departments-land-chopping-block#comments Law Enforcement Wed, 02 May 2018 19:22:00 +0000 81911 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A police car. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Police_car_with_emergency_lights_on.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Prisons, privatization and profit http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/prisons-privatization-and-profit <div class="field-deck"> Constrained correctional budgets have local leaders looking for solutions, but is privatization really the best option? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Constrained correctional budgets have local leaders looking for solutions, but is privatization really the best option?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/prisons-privatization-and-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/prisons-privatization-and-profit#comments Law Enforcement Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:29:00 +0000 81731 at http://americancityandcounty.com Rescuing the rescuers http://americancityandcounty.com/fire/rescuing-rescuers <div class="field-deck"> Department-managed support programs are helping first responders address mental health concerns </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Department-managed support programs are helping first responders address mental health concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fire/rescuing-rescuers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fire/rescuing-rescuers#comments Emergency Management Fire Health & Welfare Law Enforcement Fri, 30 Mar 2018 18:05:00 +0000 81431 at http://americancityandcounty.com Why forensic DNA software is a major advantage to crime solving http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-forensic-dna-software-major-advantage-crime-solving <div class="node-body blog-body">Forensic scientist John Buckleton explains the advantages of using forensic DNA interpretation software to solve complex criminal investigations and cold cases.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-forensic-dna-software-major-advantage-crime-solving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/why-forensic-dna-software-major-advantage-crime-solving#comments Law Enforcement Viewpoints Wed, 28 Mar 2018 19:25:00 +0000 81391 at http://americancityandcounty.com Local police identify Austin bombings suspect, who killed himself as police closed in http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/local-police-identify-austin-bombings-suspect-who-killed-himself-police-closed <div class="node-body article-body">The suspect behind the recent string of bombings in Austin, Texas blew himself up on March 21 after Austin police identified him and moved in to apprehend him. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/local-police-identify-austin-bombings-suspect-who-killed-himself-police-closed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/local-police-identify-austin-bombings-suspect-who-killed-himself-police-closed#comments Law Enforcement Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:40:00 +0000 81331 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Austin Police Department advisory on Austin bombings. Image via <a href="https://twitter.com/Austin_Police/media">Austin Police Department</a>.</p> Community blues http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/community-blues <div class="field-deck"> Shifting attitudes in policing tactics are connecting officers with the communities they serve </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shifting attitudes in policing tactics are connecting officers with the communities they serve.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/community-blues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/community-blues#comments Law Enforcement Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:19:00 +0000 81161 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Nashville Predators defenseman and NHL All Star P.K. Subban meets with a Nashville police officer, the officer&rsquo;s guest, and a disadvantaged teen and his family prior to a Predators home games at Bridgestone Arena.</p> Small Michigan city ends 20-year contract with police force http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/small-michigan-city-ends-20-year-contract-police-force <div class="node-body article-body">A two-decade police partnership between two Michigan cities is ending so that one city can save money by contracting with its county’s police. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/small-michigan-city-ends-20-year-contract-police-force" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/law-enforcement/small-michigan-city-ends-20-year-contract-police-force#comments Law Enforcement Wed, 28 Feb 2018 21:12:00 +0000 81111 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sheriff-Car.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p>