Ahead of a big playoff championship game, the police in Philadelphia greased up poles to keep boisterous people from climbing them.
The city is trying everything it can think of to reverse a soaring homicide rate. But its fundamental problems keep getting in the way.
A San Francisco police investigator, he worked on the case, which remains unsolved, for nine years — until he was removed in 1978 for “a foolish thing.”
Officers in the Grand Rapids Police Department in Michigan handcuffed the girl, Honestie Hodges, but an internal investigation found that they had not violated any policy.
The chief stepped down two weeks after the release of a report that sharply criticized the police’s failure to contain violence at white supremacist rallies.
Officers in Grand Rapids, Mich., handcuffed a girl at gunpoint this month during a search for a 40-year-old woman suspected in a stabbing.