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Graveyard Shift: Honolulu Pays Police $1 Million In Overtime To Guard Morgue Trailers Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Graveyard Shift: Honolulu Pays Police $1 Million In Overtime To Guard Morgue Trailers

The city is paying up to five times the cost of private security but says it's worth it.
Man Killed By Officers In Waikiki Is First Fatal Shooting By Police In 2022 James Gonser/Civil Beat/2022

Man Killed By Officers In Waikiki Is First Fatal Shooting By Police In 2022

The killing was not captured on police body cameras but video from the hotel may have recorded the event.
Police Commission Moves To Speed Up Hiring Process Next Time New Chief Needed Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Police Commission Moves To Speed Up Hiring Process Next Time New Chief Needed

The commission took criticism after it took a full year to hire Chief Joe Logan following the previous chief's sudden resignation.
Prosecutors Roll The Dice On New Enforcement Measures Targeting Illegal Gambling Rooms David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Prosecutors Roll The Dice On New Enforcement Measures Targeting Illegal Gambling Rooms

Increased criminal penalties are intended to give investigators an ace up their sleeve in their efforts to stifle the operations and the criminal activity that can accompany them.
Honolulu Police Chief Tries To Rebuild Community Trust One Group At A Time Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Honolulu Police Chief Tries To Rebuild Community Trust One Group At A Time

Business professionals question the chief on homelessness, police staffing and how they can support the department.
Hawaii Struggles To Revise Gun Laws After Supreme Court Decision Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Struggles To Revise Gun Laws After Supreme Court Decision

Honolulu is the only county in the state that hasn't yet finalized new concealed-carry gun rules, leading to a backlog in permit applications.
Taxpayers To Cover Legal Expenses For Honolulu Police Officers Involved In Makaha Crash Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Taxpayers To Cover Legal Expenses For Honolulu Police Officers Involved In Makaha Crash

Commissioners made no conclusions on accusations that the officers caused and fled the scene of a car crash but said state law mandates that they deserve legal representation.
‘A Career Of Sacrifice’: Honolulu Police Grapple With Hiring New Officers While Keeping Veterans Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

‘A Career Of Sacrifice’: Honolulu Police Grapple With Hiring New Officers While Keeping Veterans

Offering better pay, working conditions and flexible scheduling could help retain veterans, but challenges dealing with mental illness and providing affordable housing place roadblocks on recruiting new officers.
Honolulu Prosecutor Charges Murder Suspect In 1972 Killing Reno Police Department

Honolulu Prosecutor Charges Murder Suspect In 1972 Killing

Tudor Chirila, 77, is being held in Reno, Nevada, pending extradition to Hawaii to face trial for second-degree murder.
HPD Chief Expects To Issue First Concealed Carry Gun Permits In October Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

HPD Chief Expects To Issue First Concealed Carry Gun Permits In October

HPD is slated to hold its final public hearing Oct. 4 before issuing new rules governing firearm permits and licenses.