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5 hrs ago | Courier News

OPINION: Police problem is unaccountable attitudeOPINION: Police...

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.

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Related Topix: Middletown, NJ, SWAT, Entertainment, Television, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Drama, Representative Henry "Hank" Johnson, US House of Representatives, Opinion

9 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Several police forces across the Upstate adopt body cameras

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Greenville County, SC

13 hrs ago | WYFF-TV Greenville

Body cameras used to hold law enforcement, citizens accountable

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Greenville, SC, Greenville County, SC, Greer, SC

17 hrs ago | JD Supra

NCAA Passes Resolution Seeking To Clarify The Role of Athletic...

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Republican

21 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Does a restorative justicea in campus sexual assault cases make sense?

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, US House of Representatives, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Kelly Ayotte, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Yesterday | Steuben Courier

Matthew T. Mangino: Violent crime was rampant not too long ago

George Santayana, the Spanish-American philosopher and novelist, once said, 'Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.'

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Scanews.com

Two Missouri Congressmen Meet With Defense Secretary Over 'Militarization' Of Local Law Enforcement

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, Emanuel Cleaver, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Barack Obama

St. Cloud Times

Our View: Police body cameras hold promiseOur View: Police body...

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)

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

TV Technology

Police, Body Cameras and Broadcast News

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

New Yorker

The Press in Ferguson

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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Senator Roy Blunt, St Louis County, MO, Twitter, Cell Phones, Electronics

Washington Examiner

Missouri governor was 'uninvited' from Michael Brown's funeral

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 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Lacy Clay, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Missouri, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Maxine Waters

The Washington Post

McCaskill to chair Ferguson-themed hearing on militarization of police

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, 9, Education

The Hill

Police lobby fights to keep gear

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.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Carl Levin, Democrat, Representative Justin Amash, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Rand Paul

KSL-TV

Cops should wear cameras if they want federal funding, senator says

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday that police officers across the country should be required to wear body cameras in order for their departments to qualify for federal funds.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Springfield, MO

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Northeast News

Sen. McCaskill visits company in the East Bottoms

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Kansas City, MO

KMBC-TV

McCaskill favors body cameras for police officers

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Missouri

The Washington Post

Members of Congress call for police bodycams in wake of Ferguson

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US House of Representatives, Adam Schiff, Democrat, US Senate, Privacy, Business News

Joplin

McCaskill tours Joplin company to promote Import-Export Bank

Companies such as American Ramp in Joplin could be the losers if Congress does not act to reauthorize the Import-Export Bank, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said this morning in Joplin.

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Related Topix: Joplin, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

Mo. senator: Tie federal funding to police body cams

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Springfield, MO, Ferguson, MO, Violent Crime

News Max

Civil Rights Activists Demand Federal 'Czar' for Local Police

In an open letter published Monday, civil rights leaders and black politicians called on President Barack Obama and the Justice Department to take "immediate action" to implement policy changes to local law enforcement in the wake of the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Ferguson, MO

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