Street crime and violence have triggered a major political crisis in Chile, because of rampant insecurity, and the third police officer in less than a month was killed on duty. The leftish/populist government of Chile has had to sign draconian laws favoring law enforcement officer's right to use their arms, increased penalties for crimes involving firearm possession, plus US$ 1,5 billion in funds to fight crime,
Three police officers in Arkansas, United States, were suspended on Sunday after a video was made public in which they are seen beating a man they had arrested, local media reported.
Fort Lauderdale's Chief of Police has been sacked after it was determined he had discriminated against white officers when deciding on their promotions on the grounds of their race and not of their skills for the job, it was reported.<
London's first-ever female Chief of Police, Dame Cressida Dick, has turned in her resignation Thursday after allegedly losing the confidence of Mayor Shadiq Khan and a amid a scandal involving racism and misogynistic behavior within Scotland Yard.
Paraguay's National Police Monday took action to clear the roads which were being blocked by striking lorries in Guairá and Alto Paraná, it was reported.
Bullet casings still littered the ground on Friday in Coatepec Harinas, a troubled municipality southwest of Mexico City where 13 police officers on patrol were brutally murdered in an ambush by suspected drug gang members.
The police force from the province of Buenos Aires have ceased activities for the second day running on Tuesday to demand higher salaries and better working conditions for the beat in metropolitan Buenos Aires where criminality and insecurity are rampant.
London's police force suspended an officer on Friday after video footage emerged of him appearing to kneel on the head and neck of a Black man they had detained who cried out, “Get off my neck!”
More than 1,600 workers at Alphabet Inc are petitioning its Google unit to stop selling email and other services to police departments. The workers in a petition expressed disappointment with Google not joining the “millions who want to defang and defund” police departments.
US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired that he would like to see a ban on police chokeholds in most instances, although he suggested their use would be understandable in some one-on-one situations.