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A still from footage of Sandra Bland's arrest.

Police cams center of story, again, in Sandra Bland case

Jul 22, 2015
Dashcam footage released Tuesday shows the arrest of the 28-year-old woman who was found dead three days later in her jail cell.
Posted In: death, police, Sandra Bland
Campo, CO has a speed limit of 30 miles per hour between 1st and 8th streets. Drivers coming through the town will notice four speed limit signs, limiting speeds from 65 down to 30 mph. In 2014, the Campo police force wrote 1,206 traffic tickets.

When speed traps keep a city budget afloat

Jul 7, 2015
Some cities in the U.S. rely heavily on speeding tickets and revenue from other infractions to keep their budgets afloat.
Posted In: tickets, police, colorado
A child runs past a mural in West Baltimore.

Under the radar: Baltimore's 'informal' economy

Jun 29, 2015
Being a small business owner here comes with a host of challenges.
Posted In: police, employees, Baltimore

Training is in short supply for police forces

Jun 12, 2015
Professional development is lacking, experts say, but costs can be prohibitory.
Posted In: police, policing, mentally ill, mental illness

Does diversity make a difference in policing?

Jun 8, 2015
Civil rights advocates call for more minority recruiting to police forces.
Posted In: police misconduct, police, law enforcement
Washington D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall in Washington, D.C. Some say that the number of private police vs. public ones is a growing problem.

Accountability at question in private policing

Jun 5, 2015
Security guards outnumber government officers 3-to-2, but most have less training.
Posted In: police, private police, Crime

Why it's difficult for minorities to become cops

May 29, 2015
Stigma and previous encounters with police are among the obstacles.
Posted In: ethnicity, race, police, recruiting, minority
A Cleveland police officer looks on as people take to the streets and protest in reaction to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges after he shot two people at the end of a 2012 car chase in which officers fired 137

Cleveland looks to firms to help fund police reform

May 27, 2015
The city's deal with the DOJ includes costly trainings and computer equipment.
Posted In: cleveland, police, Department of Justice

Swatting: not a new phenomenon, but the cost is rising

May 19, 2015
The prank's cost is going up for police departments and emergency call centers.
Posted In: swatting, online gaming, police, law enforcement
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with youth and law enforcement from the Camden community in Camden, New Jersey on Monday.

Federal money talks — kind of

May 18, 2015
The White House plans to dole out $163 million in grants to local police.
Posted In: police, Ferguson, President Obama, grants

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