NIU police share powers, duties of municipal law enforcement
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But NIU police maintain a campus and community presence, and respond to everything from calls about stolen iPhones and reports of sexual assault, to outstanding warrant violations and possession of illegal drugs. The department is hardly anything out …

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Family: Desert Hot Springs pushed former cop to suicide
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Desert Hot Springs and several of its employees pushed a former police officer to commit suicide, her family is alleging in a federal lawsuit. Andrea Heath shot … A grand jury later indicted two of Heath's colleagues for civil rights violations. One …

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Berkeley coalition says police stops show racial bias
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The coalition, which includes the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the National Lawyers Guild and the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, analyzed nearly seven months of data related to about 4,700 traffic stops this year. According …

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NAN & Black Activists Want African American LA DA Jackie Lacy Out. Now!
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On June 9, 2015, the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners issued a ruling stating that Wampler violated Ford's civil rights by detaining him. The commission also rejected Chief Charlie Beck's conclusion that Wampler had adhered to LAPD policy.

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Puerto Rico's police chief vows to fight corruption in department widely …
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… trained officers on the use of force and appointed a monitor as part of a 10-year reform effort ordered by Washington after the U.S. government issued a scathing report in 2011 accusing police of illegal killings, corruption and civil rights …

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Lena Dunham asks Hillary Clinton about police brutality in Lenny Letter interview
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News broke last week that Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner's inaugural edition of their new newsletter, Lenny Letter, would feature an interview with Hillary Clinton, and an edited transcript of the chat arrived in inboxes early Tuesday morning.

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Alleged drug dealer caught twice: in a car chase and on a wiretap, feds say
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I'm on a high speed with the police,ā€ Morton allegedly said. ā€œI threw some sā€” out . . . I'm getting locked up.ā€ Morton hit a guardrail, shredded a front tire and his engine began smoking. He pulled over and was arrested on Route 41. Fears then called …

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Banquete High School break in
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Cops may be close to catching the thieves who caused thousands of dollars in damages at Banquete High School. Action 10 News has learned the crooks were caught on camera using stolen credit cards. Authorities say over the weekend the burglars …

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Man Who Survived Violent Armed Robbery Charged With Attempted Murder in …
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The officer saw Hepburn shoot at the victim at close range while the victim was on the ground. Hepburn ran to his car but the officer caught up to him and ordered him out of the car. Hepburn told the officer he had shot the victim over a prior incident …

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