Jul 24, 2014 — The deal follows a Justice Department report released in April that showed the city's police used excessive force in dealing with many suspects.
Jul 23, 2014 — Last week, a man died after a police takedown that appeared to involve a prohibited chokehold. But police trainers say such restraints, when properly administered, are safer than many alternatives.
Jul 22, 2014 — From Toledo to Houston, cities are courting Detroit cops, who are seen as battle-tested from routinely dealing with high crime rates — and fed up from years of low pay and cuts in benefits.
Jul 12, 2014 — District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.
Jul 8, 2014 — More than 550 police officers stayed home on Tuesday, apparently angered by big increases in health insurance costs. The number of "blue flu" cases has been increasing daily.
Jul 8, 2014 — Using food as a reward, a Lab named Thoreau has been trained to detect the scent of flash drives and other devices that can hold illegal images and video.
Jul 6, 2014 — The woman was walking barefoot as she wandered in and out of traffic on a freeway. In a video taken by a passing motorist, the officer is seen repeatedly pummeling the unidentified woman.
Jun 24, 2014 — The American Civil Liberties Union studied 800 deployments of SWAT teams in 20 locales across the country and found most were for drug searches.
Apr 10, 2014 — After a nearly 18-month investigation, the Justice Department has concluded that the city's police department uses deadly force more often than is necessary, in violation of the Fourth Amendment.
Mar 31, 2014 — The protest began Sunday as a march near police headquarters in downtown Albuquerque, N.M., and spread as it continued into the night. Police reportedly used tear gas to disperse crowds.