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September 15, 2014
Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

Authorities say the reasons behind such uneven numbers are many and often nuanced and there isn't an easy fix - Full Story
September 12, 2014

10-year-old battling brain cancer named honorary Texas officer

What Kyle Murray lacks in age he more than makes up for in courage - Full Story
September 02, 2014

Former Wis. captain named Pittsburgh police chief

Cameron McLay is a leadership development consultant for the International Association of Chiefs of Police - Full Story
September 02, 2014

Video: Former Okla. chief makes public apology over Facebook post

The chief resigned after sharing a video clip to his Facebook page that had a racial slur in the title - Full Story
August 30, 2014

Number of women graduating from NJ State police rises

11 women graduated from the program on Friday, plus 6 in Dec. and 4 in Oct. - Full Story
August 23, 2014

SC trooper whose arrest of NFL star went viral fired

Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies including conduct unbecoming a state employee - Full Story
August 12, 2014
LAPD chief gets second 5-year term

LAPD chief gets second 5-year term

The Police Commission voted 4-1 Tuesday in favor of Chief Charlie Beck's reappointment - Full Story
August 04, 2014

Video: LAPD seeks to limit civilian drone flights over police stations

Police have asked the city attorney's office and county prosecutors to explore whether they can legally prohibit civilians from flying drones with cameras over department-owned parking lots - Full Story
July 31, 2014

Grandma thanks Idaho trooper for traffic stop

Woman wrote a note to the Idaho State Police thanking the trooper for the kindness he showed her grandchildren during the stop - Full Story
July 29, 2014

Ill. cop fired after fatally shooting dog

Chief said the officer reported that while attempting to coax the dog back into the house, the dog growled and approached him in a threatening manner - Full Story



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