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Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up her seat touched off the Montgomery bus boycott and the beginning of the civil rights movement, is fingerprinted by police Lt. D.H. Lackey in Montgomery, Ala., Feb. 22, 1956, when she was among several others charged with violating segregation laws. Gene Herrick/AP hide caption

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In Montgomery, Rosa Parks' Story Offers A History Lesson For Police

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Demonstrators march through downtown Chicago on Tuesday following the release of a video showing Jason Van Dyke, a police officer, shooting and killing Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder for the October 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. So far this year, 15 officers have been charged with murder or manslaughter resulting from an on-duty shooting. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Since Ferguson, A Rise In Charges Against Police Officers

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Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins delivers a press conference Tuesday about the Nov. 13 attacks that claimed 130 lives in the French capital. Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Carmen Cobian holds a photograph of her son, 26-year-old Christian Cobian, who was shot and killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies in January 2012. Cobian is among the 375 people shot by on-duty police officers between 2010 and 2014 in Los Angeles County. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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In Los Angeles, Piecing Together The Numbers On Police Shootings

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George Filenko, commander of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force (left) and Chris Covelli with the Lake County Sheriff's Department talk during a news conference at the police station on Sept. 2 in Fox Lake, Ill. Michael Schmidt/AP hide caption

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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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