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February 08, 2016

Black Lives Matter activist enters Baltimore mayor's race

DeRay Mckesson gained widespread attention during protests after the officer-involved shooting of Michael Brown - Full Story
February 08, 2016

Ferguson consent decree may be derailed because of cost

The 131-page document contains a staggering number for reforms for any city, let alone one with a population of 21K - Full Story
February 05, 2016

NJ gun laws deny retired officers’ rights to carry

The state statute currently excludes campus officers - Full Story
February 05, 2016

Police officials quarrel over when to use force

The police group said setting different policies and standards would lead to confusion - Full Story
February 05, 2016

Bill requires SC police to get judge's OK to withhold video

urrently, if a public records request is denied, the only recourse for a family or news organization is to sue - Full Story
February 04, 2016

Ga. mayor charged with impersonating police, DUI

Residents complained they often saw him driving one of the city's two police cars as if it was his personal vehicle - Full Story
February 04, 2016

Wash. bill aims to easily charge officers after fatal shootings

Washington is one the hardest states in the nation to charge an officer for use of deadly force - Full Story
February 03, 2016
Ferguson residents worried about cost of US-mandated police changes

Ferguson residents worried about cost of US-mandated police changes

The cost of implementing the mandated changes would be significant with preliminary estimates at $500K - Full Story
February 02, 2016

Hawaii bill would ban police drone use without a warrant

The bill would make exceptions for emergencies such as searches and rescues, hostage situations - Full Story
January 29, 2016

Little recourse for donors seeking refunds in Gliniewicz case

Authorities said they believe the Gliniewiczes spent more than $10K from accounts meant to support the Explorers post on expenses - Full Story



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