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Wilson Ramos got a tattoo of his brother's name, Jose "Cheo" Maldonado, inked on his right forearm in memory of Maldonado, who died after a police officer shot him with a stun gun inside a jail cell in East Hartford, Conn. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Who Gets Tased? First Statewide Study Reveals Racial Disparities

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Michelle Gross (right) is a member of the Committee for Professional Policing, which is proposing a ballot measure in Minneapolis that would require police officers to carry liability insurance. Martin Kaste for NPR hide caption

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To Change Police Practices, A Push For Liability Insurance In Minneapolis

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Israeli security forces inspect the crime scene in Jaffa after a Palestinian stabbed and killed an American on March 8. The attacker was shot and killed by a volunteer policeman. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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For Israel's Volunteer Police, Many Powers But Little Oversight

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Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent, with Mayor Libby Schaaf behind him, listens to questions from the media on May 2, 2015, after May Day protests in Oakland, Calif. Whent has since resigned as police chief — as did two interim chiefs after him, over the course of a little more than a week. Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A technician examines human remains at a morgue in Chihuahua city, Mexico. Monica Ortiz Uribe/KJZZ hide caption

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Mexico's Justice System Battles Its Own Reputation To Build Trust

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Prosecutors reviewing the death of Jamar Clark have declined to file civil rights charges against two Minneapolis officers. Clark died following a confrontation with police last year, sparking protests. Javille Burns/AP hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at the 84th winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in January in Washington, D.C. Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Chinese police officer poses with Chinese tourists in front of Milan's cathedral on May 3. Chinese police are on patrol with Italian officers to help make Chinese visitors feel safer. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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Chinese Cops In Italy? Joint Patrols Aim To Ease Chinese Tourists' Jitters

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Defendant Lonnie Franklin Jr. listens during opening statements of his trial. Franklin is accused of serial murders that terrorized South LA. Al Seib/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Families Of LA Serial Killer's Victims Still Await Closure

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Supporters of Akai Gurley's family gather outside the courthouse where former New York City police officer Peter Liang was sentenced for Gurley's shooting death in Brooklyn, N.Y. Hansi Lo Wang/NPR hide caption

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Many of LA's Skid Row residents live in makeshift tents. Kelly McEvers hide caption

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When It Comes To Policing LA's Skid Row, What Tactics Work?

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