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5 hrs ago | Courier News
OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitude Their job is to deal with citizens, not act like soldiers in a war zone Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8m2b Asbury Park Press photo/Thomas P. Costello This former military vehicle is now part of the Middletown Township Police Department fleet.
9 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville
In light of the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, some police forces are putting body cameras to use on their officers.
13 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville
WYFF News 4 Investigates found more law enforcement agencies in the Upstate are using a device that's recording when an officer uses deadly force.
17 hrs ago | JD Supra
On August 08, 2014, the Executive Committee of the National Collegiate Athletic Association passed a resolution addressing how athletic departments should handle cases of sexual misconduct involving student athletes.
21 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Sen. Claire McCaskill , Sen. Dean Heller , Sen. Richard Blumenthal , Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , Sen. Kelly Ayotte , Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Marco Rubio are joined by sexual assault survivors during a recent news conference new legislation aimed at curbing sexual assaults on college campuses.
With the scars of violent protests still visible in Ferguson, Democratic Reps. Lacy Clay of St. Louis and Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, met with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel at the Pentagon Thursday night to discuss their concerns over the so-called "militarization" of local law enforcement.
Our View: Police body cameras hold promise Studies show these cameras reduce complaints against officers along with use of force Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/28/view-police-body-cameras-hold-promise/14766567/ A police officer keeps watch over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of ... (more)
SPRINGFIELD, VA. In the past two weeks, Michael Brown went from being an unknown teen to being the most talked-about citizen in the country.
On the ninth night of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, Chris King, the managing editor of the St. Louis American , one of the country's oldest black newspapers, got word from a protestor that "outside agitators" were in possession of grenades.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon did not attend the funeral service Monday for Michael Brown, the unarmed teen shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson , Mo., because Nixon was "uninvited," two African-American community leaders told the Washington Examiner .
Sen. Claire McCaskill speaks to reporters after addressing a forum of residents and faith and community leaders who were discussing unrest in the town of Ferguson, Mo.
Law enforcement groups argue a Pentagon program that provides surplus military gear helps protect the public and are gearing up for a fight with lawmakers and the Obama administration over whether it should be continued.
Before an important Senate vote in September, one Missouri Senator is making the rounds and visiting small businesses across the state that could potentially be affected by the outcome of the vote.
Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill says she favors the idea of giving police officers body cameras to wear when they deal with the public in order to get an accurate account of what happens.
While calm appears to be returning to the St. Louis suburb that was torn apart as police and protesters clashed following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer, members of Congress are calling for an expansion of police use of body cameras.
Mo. senator: Tie federal funding to police body cams SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - No police department should get federal funds unless they put cameras on officers, Sen. Claire McCaskill says.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:22 pm
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