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LA Mayor Plans 7,500 Police Body Cameras in 2015

By Tami Abdollah | Wednesday Dec 17, 2014
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a plan Tuesday to equip 7,000 Los Angeles police officers with on-body cameras by next summer, making LA's police department the nation's largest law enforcement agency to move forward with the technology.

Protesters March with Message Against Excessive Force

Monday Dec 15, 2014
In Washington, protesters marched down Pennsylvania Avenue with the families of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Tamir Rice. Families who lost loved ones at the hands of police led the Millions March in New York City.

'Driving While Black' Apps Give Tips for Police Stops

By Steven Dubois | Friday Dec 12, 2014
Avoiding any move that could make officers think you're reaching for a gun is just one of the tips "Driving While Black" offers. And despite its attention-grabbing name, the common-sense advice it offers applies to motorists of all races.

Police Protests Draw Old, Young, White and Black

By Adam Geller | Wednesday Dec 10, 2014
Across the country, protesters angered at the killing of unarmed black men by white police officers have turned out in recent days, many in cities far removed from where the most highly publicized cases have played out.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Nov 27, 2014
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Judges to Hear Case of San Diego Man Arrested for Wearing Gladiator Kilt

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 30, 2014
The case of a man arrested for public nudity in 2011 for wearing a leather gladiator kilt during the city's annual Gay Pride Parade is now making its way through the court system.

Dallas Police Look into ’666’ Graffiti on Landmarks as Hate Crime

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Jun 30, 2014
Dallas police are investigating the tagging of a gay community landmark and other locations with "666" in red spray paint as a possible hate crime.

Video Captures Alleged Police Brutality at Pittsburgh Pride Parade

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jun 16, 2014
A disturbing video surfaced June 15, showing what appears to be a police officer attacking a teen during Pittsburgh’s PrideFest.

Use of Force During Gay Pride Arrest Investigated

By Joe Mandak | Monday Jun 16, 2014
A Pittsburgh police officer has been put on desk duty after video surfaced showing him punching a woman at the city’s gay pride parade and festival.

German Court: Implants No Impediment to Police Woman

Sunday Mar 9, 2014
A German court has ruled that a prospective Berlin police recruit’s breast implants cannot legally be used as grounds to keep her off the force.

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