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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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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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