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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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First look: 2016 tech trends cops need to know

First look: 2016 tech trends cops need to know

TASER and Axon have unveiled their first annual law enforcement technology report - Full Story

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A look at anti-crime measures proposed in NM

Here's a look at some of the measures up for debate - Full Story

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Suicide intervention: How cops can avoid getting sued Mike Wood - Tactical Analysis

Suicide intervention: How cops can avoid getting sued

With such difficult and complex legal traps and hurdles to overcome, it becomes legally perilous for officers to intervene in suicidal situations - Full Story

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Baltimore to pay $60K settlement to woman who recorded arrest

The woman sued the department after claiming police deleted a video of a 2014 arrest - Full Story

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SC counties dole out second chances to fired cops

Some were fired for lying and concealing information, red flags that should have made any chief wary of second chances - Full Story



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