Construction permit to be issued that will allow police training facility at center of protests to move forward – WXIA

A press conference with Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond was held Tuesday.

ATLANTA — UPDATE: Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens and DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond announced Tuesday an agreement was in place to allow for the construction permit to be issued in the building of the much-contested Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, which has been the subject of a yearlong protest mov…….

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Policing Experts Assess the Beating of Tyre Nichols – Yahoo News

Photos provided by the Memphis Police Department show, clockwise from top left: Officers Tadarrius Bean, Justin Smith, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr. and Emmitt Martin III. (Memphis Police Department via The New York Times)

Experts in police training who reviewed videos released Friday of the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee, said they believed there was no justification for the actions of the police officers invol…….

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Police training firm seeks court review of ‘government overreach … – New Jersey Monitor

A private police training agency has asked the New Jersey Supreme Court to review a lower court’s ruling requiring it to comply with a state watchdog’s investigation into police departments that used public money to send officers to a controversial conference.

Investigators in the Office of the State Comptroller last summer subpoenaed documents from Street Cop Training to learn who attended the c…….

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Twitter suspends account calling for ‘retaliation’ for protestor killed near planned police training site – FOX 5 Atlanta

‘Defend the Forest’ group rallies after protester killed

Supporters of the “Defend the Forest” group gathered in the rain in Little Five Points on Wednesday, hours after the GBI says a protester shot a Georgia State Patrol trooper and then was killed by other officers returning fire in the so-called “Cop City” property in Atlanta.

ATLANTA – Twitter has suspended an account that called for a “night of rage” after a person was killed du…….

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State police seek volunteers to participate in training exercises with recruits – WILX

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Michigan State Police (MSP) has created a Civilian Actor Program (CAP) and is looking for citizen volunteers who want to serve as actors in scenario-based training with members of the 143rd Trooper Recruit School (TRS) and their instructors.

The goal of CAP is to create a diverse pool of actors who reflect the communities that the MSP serves to provide the mo…….

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Flagstaff police are training to keep hearts beating in city – Arizona Daily Sun

There’s a call for service from 2022 that stands out to Officer Zachary Knoepfel of the Flagstaff police. It’s one he’s unlikely to forget. That year, he helped save a life.

“I observed a male who was on their back and just actively not breathing at all,” Knoepfel recounted. “I see a family member who has been performing CPR. I take over and perform one round of chest compressions until medics can make their wa…….

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Transcript: Mayor Eric Adams Delivers Update on NYPD Officers … –

January 1, 2023

Mayor Eric Adams: Thank you and Happy New Year’s, and it is a happy New Year’s. We have three officers who are going home. Three officers were attacked today. They were doing their jobs, the jobs that members of the New York City Police Department and other first responders and law enforcement officers do every day. And as we do a preliminary review of the body cam video, we see how well these officers executed the pl…….

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