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November 30, 2015

NJ officer returns to work after settling pregnancy suit

The officer had been forced to take a leave of absence when she was in her third month of pregnancy - Full Story
November 27, 2015

Obama still pondering death penalty's role in justice system

A Justice Department review has dragged on for 18 months - Full Story
November 25, 2015

Conversations about policing showing up in 2016 presidential race

Democratic candidates are more unified in their embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement - Full Story
November 23, 2015

OIS settlements in SC total $23M since 2009

Insurers for the municipalities paid the bulk of the settlements - Full Story
November 23, 2015

Seattle activists granted $30K, GPS data on location of cruisers

Public agencies in Washington are required by law to produce records unless they cite a valid exemption - Full Story
November 19, 2015

NC police respond to racial disparity concerns cited by New York Times

The officers are 'greatly disturbed' by lack of support from chief and other public officials - Full Story
November 18, 2015

Records show what Ill. officer spent embezzled money on

The largest withdrawal by Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was for $7K and deposited into his wife's account - Full Story
November 18, 2015

Audit: No reliable way to track LA cops on injury leave

In 2014, the city paid $141M in salary, medical bills and other expenses for police and firefighters out on injury leaves - Full Story
November 18, 2015

Hearing rescheduled for ex-Okla. deputy in fatal shooting

A case review scheduled for Robert Bates was rescheduled until Dec. - Full Story
November 18, 2015

Pa. police targeting firefighters for using illegal emergency lights

According to current law, all emergency lights must be on the outside of the vehicle - Full Story

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