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Highlights of DOJ report on Ferguson PD

Highlights of DOJ report on Ferguson PD

Report concluded that city law enforcement practices are discriminatory and unconstitutional and calls for sweeping changes - Full Story

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Pa. student arrested while photographing cop takes suit to trial

City attorney described then-photojournalism student as "a meddlesome 24-year-old" with "very high-minded ideas about government" - Full Story

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Privacy vs. protection: When police body cams should and shouldn’t record

Privacy vs. protection: When police body cams should and shouldn’t record

Police chiefs weigh in on their experiences with body cameras, and how the technology affects public interactions and officer safety - Full Story

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3 steps for writing body camera 'consent to record' policies

Defining when to record and giving your officers discretion to turn it off will maintain privacy and community relations - Full Story

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NYC Council begins hearings on police-community relations

Four precincts will be part of program in which officers will spend one-third of their shift devoted to going street by street to form community relationships - Full Story

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US clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson case, criticizes PD

US clears Darren Wilson in Ferguson case, criticizes PD

Federal officials concluded there was no evidence to disprove Wilson's testimony that he feared for his safety - Full Story

Columns

5 great 'life hacks' every police officer should know Jim Born - The Integrated Life

5 great 'life hacks' every police officer should know

There are a lot of very clever police officers who have come up with little ‘tricks’ to make life out on patrol a little bit easier, none of which were covered in the academy - Full Story

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NH police issuing tickets for pizza, french fries

Inspired by how well residents have handled a tough winter, police have been giving out gift cards for people using crosswalks and driving properly - Full Story

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Obama: 'Now is the moment' for changes to policing

Obama: 'Now is the moment' for changes to policing

White House task force recommends more police training and data collection on the use of deadly force - Full Story

Columns

Can you (and should you) really use your sights in a gunfight? Force Science Institute - Destroying Myths & Discovering Cold Facts

Can you (and should you) really use your sights in a gunfight?

It's important to understand that using your sights in a gunfight is not always necessary or even desirable for effectively placing rounds - Full Story



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