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Police Tracking Social Media During Protests Stirs Concerns

PERSONAL TECH | 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

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

FINANCE | 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?

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

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

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

CORPORATE | 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'

NEWS | 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

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

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.

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