Democratic congressional candidate Scott Wallace, who is running in Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district against Republican representative Brian Fitzpatrick, was captured saying “dogs are smarter than police officers” during a conversation with a constituent at a campaign event this past summer, according to audio sent to the Washington Free Beacon.
Two days after a Gwinnett County police officer was killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle, a manhunt ended in the death of suspect Tafahree Maynard, according to authorities.
Greg Stanton, the former mayor of Phoenix, Ariz., who was recently robbed at knifepoint, prioritized progressive causes over public safety during his tenure in city hall. Stanton is currently the Democratic nominee running for the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona’s Ninth Congressional District.
One of Boston’s largest police unions has refused to endorse Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) in her bid for re-election this year, citing the senator’s “derogatory” attacks on law enforcement.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) – Seven law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, when a gunman unleashed a hail of fire on police from inside a home on Wednesday near Florence, South Carolina, sparking a two-hour siege that ended with the suspect’s arrest, authorities said.
Maryland gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous (D.) had to explain Thursday why his campaign’s official Twitter account liked a vulgar tweet attacking police as “dirty C–t cops,” saying it didn’t reflect his true position.
The New York Post says bodyguards for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D.) removed one of its reporter from a parade event after he tried to ask the mayor a question.
An armed bystander potentially saved countless lives when a gunman opened fire on a Titusville, Florida park filled with students on Saturday.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R.) has pledged that if he is elected governor, the state will buy safety vests for all law enforcement officers in Ohio.