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Departments search for diversity

2 days 4 hours ago

Women and people of color remain underrepresented in law enforcement A lot of cops can point to childhood events that motivated them to pursue a career in law enforcement. Typically, it was some kind of positive interaction with an officer, but not for Veronica McKinney. She remembers how police reacted to a call that her […]

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Duty to intervene

2 days 4 hours ago

Departments seek to educate cops on how to prevent peers from using excessive force From Rodney King to Eric Garner to George Floyd, when news breaks of alleged excessive-force incidents, people want to know why other officers on the scene don’t jump in to prevent or de-escalate tensions.

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Cop Hobbies

1 month 3 weeks ago

When I was promoted into the Violent Crimes Unit, I quickly realized that I needed a hobby to help clear my mind and make my off-duty hours as restorative as possible. I heard about an elderly lady who taught woodcarving from her home. I’m not artistic, but signed up anyway. I learned techniques that made […]

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