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July 28, 2015

Texas jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death

Police said they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving in jail - Full Story
July 24, 2015

Video: La. sheriff sends warning to thief

Crime stoppers makes viral videos with sheriff to let thieves know cops are on the way to arrest them - Full Story
July 24, 2015

'2 drunk 2 care' driver wants prison sentence reduced

Driver wrote that she’d learned her lesson and would like the ability to make amends - Full Story
July 24, 2015

Video: Del. police escort 3 Tenn. shooting victims

State police escorted 3 slain in Tenn. shooting to final resting place - Full Story
July 21, 2015

Trending Topics: When cops use apps to crack the case

By PoliceOne Staff In our increasingly connected digital age, criminals are much more likely to leave... - Full Story
July 20, 2015

Video: Calif. cop does ‘Nae Nae’ dance with kids

Officer has fun while keeping neighborhood safe during community event - Full Story
July 20, 2015
Photo: Black SC officer helps heat-stricken white supremacist during rally

Photo: Black SC officer helps heat-stricken white supremacist during rally

A photo going viral is gaining praise from internet for officer's actions during Confederate flag rally - Full Story
July 16, 2015
Colo. cops used Spotify to find abducted kids in Mexico

Colo. cops used Spotify to find abducted kids in Mexico

Mother continued to use apps and data that led to her arrest - Full Story
July 15, 2015

NY cop suspended for striking handcuffed suspect

Video that showed up on YouTube 2 years after incident, shows officer swinging his forearm into face of passive suspect - Full Story



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