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February 13, 2016

Police-related bills introduced in Colo. legislature

The bills are designed to increase public confidence in police - Full Story
February 12, 2016
NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

NYC officer convicted of manslaughter in stairwell shooting

The manslaughter charge carries up to 15 years in prison. The officer's sentencing is set for April 14 - Full Story
February 10, 2016

Ga. law giving police grand jury access may face change

Grand jury proceedings are traditionally secret - Full Story
February 09, 2016

Bill seeks to provide $50K death benefit to fallen responders

The bill would provide benefits to the families of public safety officials killed in the line of duty - Full Story
February 09, 2016

2 Utah police camera bills differ on what to make public

The video could remain private if it shows 'images of nudity, death, or gruesome events' - Full Story
February 09, 2016

Lawmakers to take up bill recognizing Ind. hate crimes

The state is one of five without hate crimes written into law - Full Story
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

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