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Dallas Police Recruitment Call Answered, But Pay Issues Are A Concern

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Micah Johnson, who authorities have identified as the shooter who killed five law enforcement officers in Dallas on July 7 during a protest over recent fatal police shootings of black men. AP hide caption

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'I'm Petrified For My Children': Will Racism And Guns Lead To America's Ruin?

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Many Cops Under Tremendous Stress After High-Profile Killings

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Dr. Brian Williams, a trauma surgeon at Parkland Memorial Hospital, poses for a photo at the hospital, Monday, July 11, 2016, in Dallas. Williams treated some of the Dallas police officers who were shot Thursday night in downtown Dallas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Treating The Police, Fearing The Police: Dallas Surgeon Brian Williams Reflects

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The Code Switch Podcast, Episode 8: Black And Blue

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After Dallas, Black Gun Owners Take Stock

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Chief Brown Talks About His Experience As A Black Man

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In Dallas, An Already-Embattled Police Department Mourns

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Members of an FBI evidence response team search an area in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers on Thursday night. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Deepening Investigation, A Clearer Picture Of Dallas Shooter Emerges

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