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If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?

If Ferguson dissolves police department, who would step in?

The town's effort at an amended agreement with DOJ acknowledged that losing the department is a possibility - Full Story

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Ill. officer hurt during pursuit fights for worker’s comp

Lauren Bauer suffered a spinal injury after her patrol vehicle was rammed from behind - Full Story

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4 charged with ambush attack of off-duty NC deputy

The men called the deputy out of a child’s birthday party, and the other three 'jumped out' from behind cars - Full Story

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Ariz. traffic stop leads to trooper’s rescue of 2 kidnapped La. boys

The trooper knew something was off when the suspect tried to give him a false name - Full Story

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Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

Dozens more officers were given suspensions of varying lengths in connection with their actions - Full Story

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How can you translate your LE skills to the private sector? 2 real-life examples Karen L. Bune - Criminals, Victims, and Cops

How can you translate your LE skills to the private sector? 2 real-life examples

Two career cops are prime examples of how to make the move from serving the public to serving customers - Full Story

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Chicago to pay $3M to settle police hiring discrimination lawsuit

The lawsuit has been in the works for some time and is not related to the DOJ's broader civil rights investigation - Full Story

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Chicago officer sues estate of teen he shot, claiming trauma

The highly unusual suit was filed Friday in the middle of the city's effort to grapple with serious questions about the future of its police force - Full Story



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