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A still from police body camera footage of the officer-involved shooting of 22-year-old Stephon Clark on Sunday in Sacramento. Screenshot by NPR/Sacramento Police Department hide caption

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Radio Replay: The Mind Of The Village

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Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart in Robbins, Ill., on Nov. 19, 2013. Dart says many suburban departments have a hard time just getting officers to patrol the town. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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What Happens When Suburban Police Departments Don't Have Enough Money?

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Former police officer Michael Slager, seen during his state murder trial last year in Charleston, S.C., which ended in a hung jury. Grace Beahm/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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The Edge (from left), Bono and Larry Mullen Jr. of rock band U2 will not be bringing their The Joshua Tree World Tour to St. Louis this weekend amid security concerns. Andrew Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather outside the courthouse in downtown St. Louis on Friday, after a judge found a white former St. Louis police officer, Jason Stockley, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of a black man, Anthony Lamar Smith, who was shot after a high-speed chase in 2011. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Dallas Police Chief David Brown briefs the media about a shooting at Dallas Police headquarters on June 15, 2015. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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'Called To Rise': Dallas Police Chief On Overcoming Racial Division

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Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a 2014 protest in Washington, D.C. Timothy Loehmann, the police officer who shot and killed the 12-year-old boy, was fired Tuesday for answers he provided on his personal history statement during the hiring process. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Veda Washington-Abusaleh attends a vigil Tuesday night for her nephew Alton Sterling, who was shot by police last July in Baton Rouge, La. Sean Gardner/Getty Images hide caption

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Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

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Officer Jonathan Aledda, shown in 2014, faces charges of attempted manslaughter for having shot and wounded therapist Charles Kinsey in July 2016 in North Miami, Fla. North Miami Police Department via AP hide caption

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Black-and-white keffiyeh like the one pictured above have long been associated with Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian resistance. This week, fast-fashion Brit emporium Top Shop used similar fabric for a "scarf playsuit." Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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