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May 18, 2015
Obama puts stricter controls on military equipment for police

Obama puts stricter controls on military equipment for police

Obama is prohibiting the federal government from providing some equipment to local PDs - Full Story
May 15, 2015

Obama to visit Camden to talk community police initiatives

Camden was recently one of eight places designated a "Promise Zone," which could open doors to get extra federal grants - Full Story
May 04, 2015
NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into cuffs

NYPD retraining focuses on talking arrestees into cuffs

Three-day course is aimed at discouraging verbal abuse and needless physical force - Full Story
April 22, 2015
Training expert: Okla. police laws need changes

Training expert: Okla. police laws need changes

Steve Emmons is working with lawmakers to require more training after reserve cop said he mistook his handgun for a stun gun in a fatal OIS - Full Story
April 21, 2015
Low-level Chicago drug offenders to get treatment, not jail

Low-level Chicago drug offenders to get treatment, not jail

Cook County will no longer prosecute most misdemeanor marijuana possession cases and will steer many nonviolent felony drug cases to treatment - Full Story
April 09, 2015
Seattle attempt to keep addicts out of jail shines in study

Seattle attempt to keep addicts out of jail shines in study

First-of-its-kind program is called Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion - Full Story
March 26, 2015

Mo. police to limit tear gas use in settlement with Ferguson protesters

Three agencies will restrict their use of tear gas and other chemical agents on crowds as part of a lawsuit settlement with six protesters - Full Story
March 20, 2015

Board reviewing fatal Ohio Wal-Mart OIS suggests body cams

Report comes seven months after John Crawford III was shot, when police responded to a 911 call reporting a man waving what appeared to be a gun - Full Story
March 04, 2015
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



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