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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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In this July 13 frame taken from video provided by the Waller County Sheriff's Department from a motion-operated camera, emergency personnel carry a gurney near Sandra Bland's cell, at the Waller County jail in Hempstead, Texas. AP hide caption

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Lavall Hall's mother, Catherine Daniels, is comforted by her cousin Alfonzo Hill as she speaks with the media in February. Hall, who was schizophrenic, was fatally shot by police officers earlier this year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Of All U.S. Police Shootings, One-Quarter Reportedly Involve The Mentally Ill

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Officer Ted Simola, a member of the LAPD mental evaluation unit, responds to a call in February. Maya Sugarman/KPCC hide caption

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LA Police Unit Intervenes To Get Mentally Ill Treatment, Not Jail Time

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Scammers Turn To Caller ID 'Spoofing' To Pose As Police

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Police block the intersection of Dowdy Ferry Rd. and Interstate 45 during a standoff with a gunman barricaded inside a van in Hutchins, Texas. Brandon Wade/AP hide caption

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A Baltimore police officer attempts to secure a crime scene with tape at the scene of a shooting at the intersection of West North Avenue and Druid Hill Avenue in West Baltimore, Md., on May 30. Local media have reported more than 35 murders in the city since the April rioting over the death of 25-year-old resident Freddie Gray. Jim Bourg/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Baltimore Community Engagement Efforts Slowed By Crime Spike

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Sgt. Aaron Goodwin, of the Portsmouth, N.H. Police Dept., seen here being questioned in May, should have refused a gift from an elderly woman he met while on the job, a review panel says. Rich Beauchesne/AP hide caption

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Taser International is now selling police departments the technology to store videos from body cameras. Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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As Police Body Cameras Increase, What About All That Video?

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