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Why Police Should Embrace Communities—Not Shut Them Out
A former police chief on why the job should be more than “runnin’ and gunnin’.”
October 16, 2018
The Video Doesn’t Lie — Even If the Officer Did
A retired police officer reflects on the Jason Van Dyke verdict.
July 14, 2016
My Life With Settlement Cash After Cops Killed My Husband
“Men in suits would sit there and actually talk about what my husband's life was worth.”
as told to
June 16, 2016
I’m a Cop Who Went Viral for Not Killing a Man
A play-by-play of a police-involved shooting in Ohio.
as told to
August 13, 2015
Should Cops Get to Review the Video Before They Report?
Sorry, Mr. Bratton. Science says no.
July 22, 2015
What You May Have Missed in the Sandra Bland Video
And it has nothing to do with the arrest itself.
February 10, 2015
Our Body-Cams, Ourselves
Now that police are always on, who gets to watch?
December 2, 2014
What You Need to Know About Body Cameras
Police cams are all the rage. Are they the answer?