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Police departments have spent millions in overtime during protests
While activists call for redirecting police funding, overtime compensation can exceed cities' budgeted amounts. Sometimes officers are paid in comp time.
Tight budgets strain 911 call centers
Fees from phone bills only cover about three-quarters of the costs to operate the nation's call centers; states and cities scramble to cover the rest.
Is meditation the answer to aggressive policing?
Some first responders are focusing on their mental well-being so they can respond more compassionately to those they serve.
Study finds that police officers moonlight regularly to earn extra income
Is policing 'public? Is it private? Or is it some mix of the two?' study's author asks.
After attack, Dallas police recruits say they’re more committed than ever
These 100 recruits are mostly men. They’re racially diverse. All started their training before the shootings that rocked Dallas.
Everyone will pay more to protect police officers
Murders in Baton Rouge and Dallas have cities increasing protection for police officers.