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October 08, 2014

Police: Retired cop tackles $37,500 Rolex thief

Police say the former officer, Michael Blake, was working at Henne Jewelry Store when a man snatched a watch from the clerk's hand and tried to escape - Full Story
October 04, 2014
Unease grows between NY mayor and NYPD officers

Unease grows between NY mayor and NYPD officers

Even some de Blasio allies acknowledge the mayor could do a better job of leading the department he is simultaneously trying to reform. - Full Story
October 01, 2014

Video: Fla. officer on leave after using ECD on woman

In the video, Young appears to be walking away when the officer uses his TASER, striking her in the back - Full Story
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



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