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January 27, 2016

Is taking the risk out of crime and putting it on LEOs the true agenda of anti-cop activism?

The substance of the positions of police “reformers” proves they're more interested in taking the risk out of criminal acts than addressing incidents of unjustified force - Full Story
January 27, 2016

Washington Post's OIS report: Misleading spin, omitted statistics

A tool that could have shed light on a crucial aspect of the relationship between government and governed instead sullied the conversation with misleading spin - Full Story
January 26, 2016

Senators advance NC bill protecting people who film officers

Some senators say they're concerned about the possibility of bystanders getting too close - Full Story
January 26, 2016

ECD used when SC motorist killed to be tested again

Former North Charleston officer Michael Slager is charged with murder in the April death of 50-year-old Walter Scott - Full Story
January 26, 2016

SF mayor asks feds to probe fatal OIS

The letter said the mayor is 'inviting transparency and accountability' in the department - Full Story
January 26, 2016

Video: Fla. cops wound carjacking suspect attempting to run them over

The suspect reversed into a parked vehicle before moving forward into the officers - Full Story
January 26, 2016

La. deputy wounded while serving warrant

The deputy was working with the Drug Enforcement Administration - Full Story
January 26, 2016

Things to know about police shootings and mental illness

Advocates for the mentally ill say too many people who belong in mental health treatment wind up in jail cells - Full Story
January 26, 2016

Officer indicted for using ECD on city official in Texas

After the incident, the councilman was charged with resisting arrest and interference with public duties - Full Story
January 25, 2016

Dramatic 911 tape played at NYC officer's manslaughter trial

Prosecutors allege Peter Liang acted recklessly in his handling of his weapon - Full Story

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