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Lesbian Ex-SF Cop Claims Retaliation by Former Chief

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 28
A former San Francisco police officer has filed a claim against the city, saying recently departed Police Chief Greg Suhr forced her to retire after she went public with allegations that another officer had embezzled money.

Court Strikes Down Law Passed After DOJ Report on Ferguson

FINANCE | By Adam Aton | Apr 1
A Missouri court struck down parts of a law limiting cities' ability to profit from traffic tickets and court fines - a measure meant to address concerns raised after the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.

Ford Makes Police Car Doors That Stop Armor-Piercing Bullets

AUTO NEWS | Mar 13
Ford will soon be offering the doors on its Police Interceptor sedans and SUVs. They'll be the first in the U.S. to meet the Justice Department's highest standard for body armor, the equivalent of a bulky SWAT team vest.

Bill Would Make Videotaping Police a Crime if Too Close

CRIME | By Bob Christie | Jan 9
An Arizona lawmaker wants to bar the public from videotaping law enforcement officers from close-range, saying groups that rush in to film police interactions are routinely endangering officers by distracting them

In Mexico, Fear As Victims Vanish at Hands of Police

CRIME | By Christopher Sherman | Nov 26
It was common knowledge that police were errand runners for gangsters, but it was not widely acknowledged that local and state police were disappearing people, too.

Illinois Police Officer's Death Was Suicide

NATIONAL | Nov 8
An investigation into the shooting death of Fox Lake Lt. Joe Gliniewicz has reportedly determined the officer's death was a suicide

Hundreds of Cops Lose Badges Over Sexual Misconduct

CRIME | By Matt Sedensky and Nomaan Merchant | Nov 2
The accusations are undoubtedly jolting, and yet they reflect a betrayal of the badge that has been repeated time and again across the country.

Video of Fatal Police Shooting Emerges from Family Lawsuit

NATIONAL | By Corey Williams | Oct 17
The video starts with an uncooperative teen questioning why he was pulled over for flashing his high beams at a police officer. It ends with a dizzying tumble of images and the sound of gunshots that killed the young driver.

Southern California Woman Alleges Excessive Police Force

NATIONAL | By Elliot Spagat | Oct 7
A Southern California woman is suing the city of Carlsbad, alleging that police in the San Diego suburb unjustly beat her after she was pulled over for a seat-belt violation.

Maryland AG Issues Guidance Against Police Profiling

NATIONAL | By John Riley | Aug 29
After months of protest over police brutality and issues surrounding racial profiling, Maryland is issuing guidance to law enforcement officers about the acceptability of the practice.

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