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Wrap-up of news stories taken from the day's local headlines.

Cities, police unions clash as vaccine mandates take effect


Police departments that are requiring officers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 are running up against pockets of resistance across the U.S.

Police unions and officers are pushing back by filing lawsuits to block the mandates.

In Chicago, the city's mayor is going to court against the leader of the police union after he called on officers to ignore an order to report their vaccination status.

Seattle’s police department sent detectives and non-patrol officers to emergency calls last week because of a shortage of patrol officers.

Union leaders fear it will become worse because of the vaccine mandates.

Retired Lieutenant Charles Wilson, Chairman of the National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers joins Two Way Talk to weigh in on the mandate debate.