Martin Kaste Martin Kaste is a correspondent on NPR's National desk.

Carmen Spoerer, right, rallies among others protesting against sanctuary cities near the Santa Maria courthouse in Santa Maria, Calif. on Aug. 13. Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Vows To End 'Sanctuary Cities,' But No One Can Agree What That Label Means

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A member of the New York Police Department stands in front of Trump Tower to provide security to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Trump's Election Means to Police — And Police Reform

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A new ballot measure in Washington will determine if courts can take away guns from people deemed to be dangerous to themselves or others. The initiative is well-funded and comes two years after the state passed a different initiative for background checks on gun sales, including those that are private. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Gun Control Groups Aim Their Money At States — And The Ballot

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After New York Shooting, Police Say Officials Are Prejudging Cops

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Dejuan Yourse is interviewed by police Officers Charlotte Jackson and Travis Cole in Greensboro, N.C., on June 17. Greensboro Police Department/NPR via YouTube hide caption

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New Details Emerge On How Police Use Social Media

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Officials inspect the scene at the Seattle homeless camp along Interstate 5 where a car ran off the road and resulted in the death of a young man who was in his tent. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Seattle Swings Between Hounding The Homeless And Leaving Them Alone

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Protesters Demand Tape Of Police Shooting Of Black Man Be Released

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A protester demonstrates against the death of Keith Scott in front of police in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday. Brian Blanco/Getty Images hide caption

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Police Reform Is Happening, But It's Hard To Track

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Rick Johnson visits a scenic shoreline in Seattle that's home to A Sound Garden, an outdoor sculpture. The area used to be a popular destination until access was restricted after Sept. 11. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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Thanks To Sept. 11 Security 'Inertia,' Restrictions Still Shape Public Spaces

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Groups Worry About Impact Of Police Moves To Block Social Media

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2 Sheriff's Deputies Won't Be Prosecuted In Idaho Rancher's Death

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Crime Dropped In New York Under William Bratton's Tenure

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Seattle's Bertha Tunnel Project Plagued By Financial Woes

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