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How UOF evaluation is changing (and how to improve UOF decision making) David Blake - The Science of Training

How UOF evaluation is changing (and how to improve UOF decision making)

The erosion of the Graham standard is occurring on many different levels and in many different ways — not all of them in the courtroom - Full Story


John Bostain's WinX talk on the importance of building community relationships

In this powerful talk, John Bostain talks about the importance of community relationships, trust and mentoring. As a police officer in Virginia, John become a mentor for a young man and the relationship drastically altered both if their lives.


ACLU files lawsuit seeking video from fatal Minneapolis police shooting

Jamar Clark, 24, was shot by a Minneapolis officer on Nov. 15 during what authorities said was a struggle - Full Story


Changing the police culture: An IA investigator's perspective John Hein - Inside Internal Affairs

Changing the police culture: An IA investigator's perspective

Before a cultural change can take place, both police leadership and the rank and file must recognize one is needed - Full Story


Jury begins deliberating in cop's stairwell shooting trial

Peter Liang says he didn't know anyone was in the pitch-black stairway when he unintentionally fired - Full Story


Man brandishing gun fatally shot by La. deputies after pursuit

Three people reported that the unidentified man had brandished a gun toward them - Full Story


2 Utah police camera bills differ on what to make public

The video could remain private if it shows 'images of nudity, death, or gruesome events' - Full Story


Mich. university police unit focuses on inclusion

The unit is committed to addressing police and community-related issues associated with bias - Full Story

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