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Boston's Police Body Camera Pilot Program Extended

Boston's Police Body Camera Pilot Program Extended

Mar 13
The Boston Police Department's body camera pilot program has been extended an additional six months so more data can be collected.

Fort Lauderdale Officer In Hot Water Over Pride Flag

Fort Lauderdale Officer In Hot Water Over Pride Flag

By Jason Parsley | Feb 12
A sergeant of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department was accused last year of putting his personal beliefs ahead of his department when an internal investigation found he attempted to derail the Mounted Unit's participation in June's Pride parade.

Driver Passing by Shoots Suspect to Save Ambushed Ariz. Trooper

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

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?

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

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

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.

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