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Police body cameras are seen on a mannequin at an exhibit booth by manufacturer Wolfcom at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago, on Oct. 26. Jim Young/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Stealth Mode? Built-In Monitor? Not All Body Cameras Are Created Equal

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Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces the firing of Ben Fields, a senior deputy who forcibly removed a female student who refused to leave her high school math class at Spring Valley High School on Monday. Alex Sanz/AP hide caption

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Spring Valley High School in Columbia, S.C., was the scene of a disturbing arrest Monday, setting off a flurry of online comments and outrage. Google Maps hide caption

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FBI Director James Comey says police restraint, born from increased scrutiny in the wake of high-profile police killings and evidence of racial bias, may be contributing to an uptick in violent crimes in some cities. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Former Sheriff William "Dub" Lawrence, in a scene from the documentary Peace Officer. It's not his job to investigate old crimes and officer-involved shootings — but that hasn't stopped him from obsessing over them. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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An Ex-Lawman On A Lonely Mission: Bringing The Police To Justice

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NYC Police Chief Calls Inspector General's Critical Report 'Grandstanding'

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Rex, a retired K-9 dog, is in the custody of Animal Services as officials in Albuquerque, N.M., decide what to do with him. Albuquerque Police Department hide caption

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Tanya Brown-Dickerson (right), the mother of Brandon Tate-Brown, who was shot by Philadelphia police last December, listens to attorney Brian Mildenberg during a news conference on June 15 outside Philadelphia's City Hall. Brown-Dickerson is suing the city over the fatal shooting of her son. The police department did not initially name the officer who shot him, sparking protests. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Building Trust, Or Danger? Debate Over Naming Officers After Shootings

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Mourners stand near the casket of Harris County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Goforth at Second Baptist Church in Houston, Texas, on Friday. Two people who were with the deputy on the night he was killed told his family Friday that he wasn't alone when he died. Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images hide caption

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A new Justice Department report gave a total of 113 lessons learned and a half-dozen themes that "permeated all aspects of the police response" during the height of the demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., last year. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, pictured at a July news conference in Washington, D.C., said federal and local law enforcement officials plan to meet in Detroit later this month to discuss ways to reduce violence. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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On Wednesday, Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters announced murder and manslaughter charges against University of Cincinnati police Officer Ray Tensing for the traffic stop shooting death of motorist Samuel DuBose. During the press conference, Deters said that "being police officers shouldn't be the role of this university." John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Many Colleges Have Armed Police Squads, But Are They Worth The Risk?

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Pursuit chases have led to crashes, like this one in Leawood, Kan., in 2004, at least 706 times in the last 10 years. Photo courtesy of credit Leawood Police Department/Courtesy of KCPT hide caption

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In Hot Pursuit Of Public Safety, Police Consider Fewer Car Chases

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