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Phoenix police officers stand beside a dump truck blocking a road outside the Phoenix Convention Center on Aug. 22. Protests were held against President Trump as he planned to host a rally inside the convention center. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Fatima Avelica, 13, daughter of of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, attends a rally with loved ones and supporters for his release outside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices on March 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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A New Orleans police officer strings up used crime scene tape at the scene of a drive-by shooting in the Central City neighborhood. One hundred people were shot in New Orleans by Feb. 10 — about a month sooner than recent years. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

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When It Comes To Police Reform, Insurance Companies May Play A Role

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French criminologist Alphonse Bertillon's (left) techniques for identifying criminals in the late 19th century set the template that police use today. Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images hide caption

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Meet Alphonse Bertillon, The Man Behind The Modern Mug Shot

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Immigration Relief Possible In Return For Crime Victims' Cooperation

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NYPD veteran Brian Fusco speaks to press outside the 72nd Precinct in the Brooklyn borough on Jan. 20. Fusco is running for president of the state's Patrolman's Benevolent Association in the upcoming election, against incumbent Patrick Lynch, who has been an outspoken critic of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. Mike Segar/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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NYPD's Union Rift Confronted By A Wider Shift In Leadership Style

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Detective Mark Williams (right) speaks with an officer in Richmond, Va. A decade ago, amid a surge in violent crime, Richmond police were identifying relatively few murder suspects. So the police department refocused its efforts to bring up its "clearance rate." Alex Matzke for NPR hide caption

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Open Cases: Why One-Third Of Murders In America Go Unresolved

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