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Driver Passing by Shoots Suspect to Save Ambushed Ariz. Trooper

Jan 13
A driver in Arizona is being praised as a hero for saving the life of an ambushed state trooper on Thursday.

Police Tracking Social Media During Protests Stirs Concerns

By Sadie Gurman | Oct 8
Increasingly common tools that allow police to conduct real-time social media surveillance during protests are drawing criticism from civil liberties advocates.

Loretta Lynch on 'Gypsy Cops,' Improving Police Relations

Oct 6
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is in Dallas to promote better relations between police and the communities they serve.

Justice Dept. to Announce Grants for Hiring of New Officers

By Eric Tucker | Oct 5
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is announcing Justice Department grants Monday to help police departments across the country hire new officers.

Are Some Cops Improperly Searching Police Databases?

Oct 2
An Associated Press investigation finds police databases have been used by some officers to obtain information that has nothing to do with daily police work.

Trump Wants Nationwide "Stop and Frisk" Policing

Sep 24
To reduce crime, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to initiate a "stop and frisk" policy for police officers.

Muslim NYPD Captain Fights Crime and Prejudice

Aug 24
Out of 36,000 NYPD officers, there are about 1,000 Muslim officers. Jamiel Altaheri is one of them. But it's not on the streets where he faces his biggest challenge.

Sandwich Chain Worker Accused of Drugging Officer's Drink

By Brady McCombs | Aug 13
Investigators believe it was done intentionally by an 18-year-old Subway employee, who was arrested on suspicion of surreptitiously giving a poisonous substance.

SF Panel Reports on 'Policing the Police'

By Sari Staver | Aug 6
City residents must push for new laws to independently monitor the San Francisco Police Department, a retired judge told a standing-room-only audience.

Officer Denied Service at Restaurant Outside DC

Jul 27
A police department outside Washington says an officer was denied service at a local Noodles & Company restaurant.

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