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'Provocative' Police Tactics Inflamed Ferguson Protests, Experts Find

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials responding to demonstrations and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, following the death of Michael Brown last Augus...

#BlackMenLove: What I did when I saw a Young Brother Pulled Over by the Police

BMe Community | Posted 08.28.2015 | Black Voices
BMe Community

There are some actions that feel unavoidable. Perhaps going beyond to help our young brothers feel safe during a traffic stop is one of them.

50 Loyal Deputies, Officers Shave Their Heads To Stand With Coworker Battling Cancer

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 08.27.2015 | Good News

These law enforcement members showed their support for a colleague who has cancer in a way that will have you buzzing.  Undersheriff William...

Man Dies Falling From Wall After Cops Use Taser During Chase

Associated Press | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 08.07.2015 | Crime

ATLANTA (AP) -- Police in the Atlanta area say a man died after falling from a wall during a police chase that involved a Taser. Multiple media outle...

Cop Fixes Boy's Bike, Takes 'Serve And Protect' To Whole New Level

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.05.2015 | Good News

Turns out the boys in blue can fix bikes, too. At least one of them anyway. A bystander in Shelton, Connecticut, snapped a photo of an ...

If This Article Offends You, Don't Become a Cop

Neal Wooten | Posted 07.24.2015 | Crime
Neal Wooten

Some people just shouldn't be police officers. It's a sad fact. They don't have the right temperament, the right attitude, nor are they capable of separating their personal feelings from their profession.

Why Cops Know More About You Than Paramedics

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 07.22.2015 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

I am by no means an expert in health IT, but I do know that we need to demand more from these systems. And that includes more interoperability, easier access, and up-to-date information.

Police Officers, Sheriffs, Rangers, and Marshals: What's the Difference?

Quora | Posted 07.21.2015 | Crime
Quora

Police are usually general-purpose law enforcement officers. They are most often employed by a city government, but may be employed by a county, state, college, hospital, transit district, or other quasi-governmental organization with the power to create a law enforcement branch.

11 Step-by-Step Procedures Taken After a Police Shooting

Quora | Posted 07.17.2015 | Crime
Quora

The procedures will vary from one agency to another.

Policeman Buys Diapers, Shoes For Mom Of 6 Who Was Caught Shoplifting

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.14.2015 | Good News

When a mother in need expected to get in trouble with the law, she was met with a moving show of generosity, instead.  Sarah Robinson, a mo...

Dozing Cop Lets Five Prisoners Escape

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.08.2015 | Weird News
Van Winkle's

A dozing police offer in the Philippines enabled a quintet of prisoners to escape confinement, sources say.

The Real Cost of New Cops

David Feige | Posted 06.26.2015 | Politics
David Feige

New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio's unveiled his 78.5 billion dollar budget proposal this week. In it, one big ticket item: 1,300 new police officers. The hiring initiative is great politics but it is terrible policy.

Lilly Workneh

Hosts Of Texas Pool Party Describe What Happened Moments Before Cops Arrived

HuffingtonPost.com | Lilly Workneh | Posted 06.08.2015 | Black Voices

Lashauna Burks said her daughter simply wanted to celebrate the end of the school year with her friends on Friday by hosting a party that promised foo...

Jason Cherkis

Cover Up: D.C. Police Cited For Refusing To Identify Themselves In Hundreds of Cases

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's Office of Police Complaints issued a scathing report this week on how officers with the Metropolitan Police ...

Man Wins Fallen Deputy's Patrol Car At Auction, Gives The Keys To Grieving Sons

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.18.2015 | Good News

Two Colorado brothers now have a beautiful way to remember their late father, all thanks to a selfless man with a huge sense of compassion. Sam Br...

We Often Forget to Say Thank You and Sometimes It's Too Late

Tom Gerdy | Posted 05.08.2015 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

Sometimes it takes a lot of words to make a point but at other times a few sentences will do. Kevin McRae worked with my son on the Washington, DC department.

Officers Respond To Home Invasion, Shoot Homeowner

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 05.08.2015 | Crime

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — In a story May 7 about the shooting of a man by Charleston County sheriff's deputies, The Associated Press erroneously repor...

Cops' Moms

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

Hold it, Ed. Here comes your mom.

Toddler Gets Pulled Over By Cop, Loves Every Minute Of It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.30.2015 | Good News

When officer Bill Mayo pulled over Jaxon Arbuckle last week, it wasn't exactly the end of a hot pursuit. Jaxon, a 2-year-old who lives in Louisvill...

Methadone and Buprenorphine 101: A Guide for Law Enforcement

Tessie Castillo | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Tessie Castillo

Lately, with all the talk about rising rates of opioid use and addiction, we are hearing more about opioid treatment programs (OTPs). OTPs provide o...

Isaiah Washington Talks 'Driving While Black,' Responds To Critics

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.08.2015 | Black Voices

Actor Isaiah Washington appeared on "CNN Tonight" on Wednesday to respond to the heavy criticism he's received online after posting tweets about Chris...

Chris Rock Takes A Selfie After Cops Stop Him For The 3rd Time In Under 7 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.01.2015 | Black Voices

Chris Rock took a selfie after being pulled over by police while driving Tuesday, marking the third time in seven weeks he's posted while being stoppe...

Officials Uphold Dismissal Of Police Officer Over Fatal Shooting Of Dontre Hamilton

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2015 | Black Voices

(Reuters) - A former Milwaukee police officer who was fired after fatally shooting an unarmed black man with a history of mental illness violated depa...

LOOK: Honolulu Cop Slams Man Into Ground

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 03.03.2015 | Hawaii

A Honolulu police officer was caught on cell phone video slamming a man to the ground in the Palolo Valley in an incident that could result in a lawsu...

You Are the Person Behind the Badge

Lynette Mae | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime
Lynette Mae

The symbol of the badge requires more from an officer because no other individual is given so much authority and trust. What other profession has the ability to literally take away someone's freedom? In a country built upon individual freedom, this is no small thing.