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May 18, 2015
Obama puts stricter controls on military equipment for police

Obama puts stricter controls on military equipment for police

Obama is prohibiting the federal government from providing some equipment to local PDs - Full Story
May 17, 2015
NYC police boss pitches amnesty idea to clear 1.2M warrants

NYC police boss pitches amnesty idea to clear 1.2M warrants

Police Commissioner William Bratton has floated one approach that advocates and others are already supporting: amnesty - Full Story
May 14, 2015

Atlanta suspends its 'don't run' from cops campaign

City Council members chastised a city public-safety board for erecting billboards advising "Don't Run" from cops - Full Story
May 09, 2015
No NYPD uniform, plainclothes cops play important role

No NYPD uniform, plainclothes cops play important role

Though it's unclear how many plainclothes officers roam the streets, experts believe it's well into the hundreds - Full Story
May 05, 2015

'Django' actress ordered to apologize after profiling claim

Actress who accused an officer of mistreating her because she was black pleaded no contest Monday to disturbing the peace - Full Story
May 04, 2015
Obama on protests: 'There are consequences to indifference'

Obama on protests: 'There are consequences to indifference'

Over the past year, Obama has been called on to respond to what he referred to as the "slow-rolling crisis" of police relations with minority communities - Full Story
May 04, 2015
NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into cuffs

NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into cuffs

Three-day course is aimed at discouraging verbal abuse and needless physical force - Full Story
May 02, 2015

Drivers spot man wrestling state trooper, call 911 for back-up

A Calif. man was pulled over for speeding and allegedly got into a scuffle with the state trooper - Full Story
May 01, 2015
Obama administration to spend $20M on body cams

Obama administration to spend $20M on body cams

Will make $20 million available to cities across the country to expand the use of body cameras worn by police in an effort to improve trust with communities - Full Story
May 01, 2015

ACLU rolls out smartphone app aimed to preserve videos of police

Law professor called it a "great irony" that the ACLU, a long-time champion of individual privacy, is now encouraging people to take videos of others - Full Story



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