Police

Chicago Takes Legal Action Against Police Union for Push to Defy Vaccine Mandate

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) announced Friday that she has directed her administration to file a Complaint for Injunctive Relief against the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police, accusing it of “engaging in, supporting, and encouraging a work stoppage or strike” after union leader John Catanzara called on officers to defy the city’s vaccine mandate deadline. 

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot is not backing down over a requirement for police officers to declare their Covid-19 vaccine status

Police Criticised for Telling Women to Run if Feeling Threatened by Cop, Plurality Want Met Chief to Resign

London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has been criticised for issuing guidance to women advising them that if they feel in danger during an interaction with a lone, plainclothes police officer that they should run or flag down a bus. The advice was issued after it was revealed Met officer Wayne Couzens had pretended to be enforcing lockdown laws when he kidnapped Sarah Everard, before raping and murdering her.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 13: A woman is arrested during a vigil for Sarah Everard on Clapham Common on March 13, 2021 in London, United Kingdom. Vigils are being held across the United Kingdom in memory of Sarah Everard. Yesterday, the Police confirmed that the remains of Ms Everard were …

Paris Rapist and Serial Killer from 1980s and 1990s Identified as Former Police Officer

A French prosecutor confirmed that DNA evidence has linked a retired policeman to a series of rapes and murders in Paris from 1986 to 1994. The suspect François Vérove, 59, was found dead in a rented apartment in the south of France after taking his own life, with a suicide note apparently claiming to admit to the crimes. Like in the case of the recently-convicted London Metropolitan officer Wayne Couzens, Vérove is believed to have abused his position as a police officer to attack women and girls.

(FILES) In this photograph taken on May 14, 2013, a policeman patrols on Trocadero Square in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP via Getty Images)