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White House, NYC prosecutor pledge $79M to test rape kits

Experts say testing them promptly and comparing them to federal DNA databases for hits is crucial - Full Story


Justice Department looks to sharpen computer crime law

The current law protects against hackers, but not insiders like police who abuse their rights with unauthorized use - Full Story


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P1 Photo of the Week: Shooting hoops

(PoliceOne Image) Magnolia (Ohio) Police Department Sgt. Michael Balash submitted a photo of Patrolm... - Full Story


Key part of San Francisco bodycam policy still out of focus

A group bodycam policies could not agree on whether to allow officers to screen their footage before filing reports - Full Story


ACLU wants feds to withhold funds from LAPD for bodycams

The civil liberties union asked the DOJ to withhold until LAPD revamps its camera policy - Full Story


DOJ report on Ferguson unrest offers lessons

DOJ report on Ferguson unrest offers lessons

The report focuses on the regional police response in the 17 days that followed the shooting of Michael Brown - Full Story


Court to rule if Calif. death penalty is cruel, unusual

More prisoners have died of natural causes on death row than have perished in the death chamber - Full Story


Ohio's deadly force standard for police states 'life is of the highest value'

Most police agencies have standards that meet or exceed the state language, but this measure 'will raise the bar' - Full Story


Judge overseeing Seattle police reforms asks for accountability 'framework'

Key players were asked to submit their ideas for a comprehensive approach to establishing accountability systems - Full Story


Calif. lawmakers reject bill to develop local body camera policies

The law would have directed agencies to develop a policies on body cameras and procedures for public access - Full Story

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