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Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby pauses while speaking during a news conference, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at F.O.P. headquarters in Philadelphia.

Philly Fraternal Order of Police: Hillary Clinton ‘Disregarded and Blew the Police off’

“They didn’t care. Their attitude, then, back in July, during the DNC, was they were going to win this thing anyway, so who cares? Now, I think the tides have turned a little bit and she’s on her heels,” McNesby told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, discussing his organizations endorsement. “As many times as we’ve tried to…have it a fair process and an open process, the emails back were that they’re not interested and no thanks. Just snide things like that.”

Beer summit (Pete Souza / White House)

Obama to Police: ‘I’m Your Best Hope’

President Barack Obama told a gathering of law enforcement officials on Monday that he was critical to their efforts to reconcile with the black community: “I’m your best hope,” he declared, according to a police official quoted by the Washington Post.

AP Photo/Mel Evans

Princeton to Provide Access to Guns for Security Guards After Oregon Shooting

In the wake of the October 1 shooting that left nine dead at Umpqua Community College (UCC), Princeton University has announced that it will be augmenting its policy on gun-free Department of Public Safety officers so as to provide those officers access to rifles that can be used in the event of an attack.