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Baltimore's payment will be latest in a series nationwide

Baltimore's payout follows several other million-dollar-plus payouts in recent years involving officer-involved deaths - Full Story

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Key part of San Francisco bodycam policy still out of focus

A group bodycam policies could not agree on whether to allow officers to screen their footage before filing reports - Full Story

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6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace Althea Olson and Mike Wasilewski - More Than A Cop

6 considerations for cops stuck in a hostile workplace

We need to go deeper into this issue — to not just address the existence of bullying — but to offer real suggestions to combat it at the source - Full Story

Columns

4 ways to tell you’re a cop who needs to change Duane Wolfe - The Warrior's Path

4 ways to tell you’re a cop who needs to change

We know that the vast majority of us do our jobs faithfully and professionally, but we have a small minority of officers who are just a**holes - Full Story

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Baltimore officer on restrictive duty after allegedly waving his gun

A photo posted on Instagram shows an officer allegedly waving his gun at a group of people - Full Story

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Miami police recruiting in overdrive amid political pressure

Commissioners have increased spending by millions of dollars over the past two years in order to bolster the department - Full Story

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Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

Black, white Texas cops take stand with 'his life matters' viral photo

A photo going viral features two cops standing together with a message on their palms and arrows pointed at one another - Full Story

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Applying for chief: Which jurisdiction is right for you? Rob Hall - Chief's Office

Applying for chief: Which jurisdiction is right for you?

When you’re applying for the position of police chief, an honest assessment of the job environment is essential, as well as a willingness to walk away if it’s not the right situation for you - Full Story

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Ill. governor signs police guidelines for body cameras

State has become first to establish wide-ranging law enforcement rules for bodycams - Full Story



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