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Police role in temple controversy? - Postnoon

Police role in temple controversy? - Postnoon | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Police role in temple controversy?PostnoonDid a police officer play a partisan role in the temple renovation controversy near Charminar that led to communal tensions the other day? Enquiries by senior police officers reveal this to be true.
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8th conviction garnered by former NYPD detective tossed

8th conviction garnered by former NYPD detective tossed | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
An eighth conviction garnered by retired NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella of Staten Island has been tossed, this time because the former cop allegedly made up a confession that has kept a man behind bars for nearly three decades.
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Kentucky man dies after struggle with police who tased him

Police use stun gun and batons on 56-year-old who became combative at the Louisa Police Department, authorities say
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Former Pasco police officer arrested for '86 Spokane killing

Spokane Police have arrested a former Pasco Police Officer for the murder of a Spokane woman in 1986. Richard Aguirre will be booked into the Spokane County Jail on First Degree Murder charges.
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The TSA Doesn't Work—and Never Has

The TSA Doesn't Work—and Never Has | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
After undercover agents snuck weapons past screeners in 95 percent of cases, the acting administrator has been fired.
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As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame?

As Violence Spikes in Some Cities, Is 'Ferguson Effect' to Blame? | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Upticks in violence in many of the country's biggest cities is raising concerns that historic crime reductions may be eroding.
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Paris Police Clear Out Migrant Camp and Destroy Tents

Paris Police Clear Out Migrant Camp and Destroy Tents | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
The camp in north central Paris held 380 people, mostly from East Africa, who were moved to housing for asylum seekers or shelters.
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Different values, different rule of law....

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The onrushing wave

The onrushing wave | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
IN 1930, when the world was “suffering…from a bad attack of economic pessimism”, John Maynard Keynes wrote a broadly optimistic essay, “Economic...
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wow! 17% chance that firefighters jobs will be accomplished by a computer/machine in the next 20 years.

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How “Dilbert” Practically Wrote Itself

How “Dilbert” Practically Wrote Itself | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
A few of our favorite cartoons – all based on real management blunders.
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Yup.  Sounds about right...

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Does the FBI have a secret surveillance air force? - CNNPolitics.com

Does the FBI have a secret surveillance air force? - CNNPolitics.com | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
A Senior Law Enforcement Official responded to an AP report, saying the FBI has a secret fleet of planes because they want to be as discreet as possible.
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Duh? Yeah, let's see...I'm flying a plane over area where a bank robber is working the area and I want to make this fact public?

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10 Core Competencies of Servant Leadership

10 Core Competencies of      Servant Leadership | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it

Servant-Leaders strive to become the best leaders possible each and every day. To do so means that they follow and are empowered by key characteristics that build a service-oriented consciousness (mind-set). Much of the research on servant leadership discuss the characteristics of a servant leader. Some researchers say servant leadership is seen as vision, influence, credibility, and trust. Others include emotional healing, creating value for the community, conceptual skills, empowering, helping subordinates grow and succeed, putting subordinates first, behaving ethically, relationships, and servant hood as key characteristics. One of my favorite researchers, K. Patterson, added another characteristic; Agapao love. She defined it as to do goodwill for another.


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The Kansas Supreme Court challenged Republicans' agenda. Their solution: Replace the judges.

The Kansas Supreme Court challenged Republicans' agenda. Their solution: Replace the judges. | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Gov. Sam Brownback's tax-slashing crusade threatens to become a full-blown constitutional crisis.

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Shortage of deputies could threaten L.A. County sheriff's reform agenda

Shortage of deputies could threaten L.A. County sheriff's reform agenda | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
As Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell tries to turn around a department under federal scrutiny for jail brutality, racial harassment and corruption, one of his most immediate challenges is a staffing shortage that could threaten his reform agenda.
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Man held in Boston terrorism probe due in court, report alleges beheading plan

Man held in Boston terrorism probe due in court, report alleges beheading plan | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man detained under a terrorism probe faces charges in federal court on Wednesday, federal prosecutors said, as local media reported the man and an associate who police
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From the press conference: Ah, in the futah, we recommend that if a pahty intends to kill a police officah in Baah-stin that they, ah, don't bring ah knife to a gun fight.

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Two Officers Hurt When Man Sets Car on Fire

The police dashcam video shows the man stepping into his car and igniting some sort of fuel as police officers approach the vehicle.
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Why Should It Be a Crime to Withdraw Money From a Bank?

Why Should It Be a Crime to Withdraw Money From a Bank? | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Prosecutors may suspect Dennis Hastert of serious misconduct, but charging him with trying to avoid surveillance risks criminalizing harmless behavior.
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Congressional action on NSA is a milestone in the post-9/11 world

Congressional action on NSA is a milestone in the post-9/11 world | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Stewart Baker, a former NSA general counsel, said the law will be a landmark — but not a good one. “It is going to make the National Security Agency risk-averse in ways that the CIA has occasionally been risk-averse,” he said. “They followed the rules. They believed they were following the rules, and they got punished nonetheless.”
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According to the 9/11 report, this risk-aversion and an inability to share info (again due to rules against disclosure--even to sister agencies) is a major reason why terrorists were able to operate on U.S. soil in a manner that allowed 9/11 to occur.

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Man Under Surveillance by Terrorism Investigators Is Shot Dead

Man Under Surveillance by Terrorism Investigators Is Shot Dead | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Authorities say he went at officers with a large military-style knife
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US senators call for mandatory reporting of police killings

US senators call for mandatory reporting of police killings | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Plan, announced one day after Guardian investigation, would force all US law enforcement agencies to report officer-involved killings to Department of Justice
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What will be reported?

1. Officers who directly shoot and kill a person(undoubtedly reported);

2. Officers who use some force that appears to be the proximate cause of death (good argument to report these, too);

3. Officers who place the person in some condition that results in death after a Coroner's inquest determines that the condition contributed to death (maybe these should be included);

4. Person dies for some uncertain reason while in custody or after having had contact with an officer(s) [debatable about whether these should be reported];

5. Person(s) killed while fleeing from officers (some sort of accidental death) [prob should not be included].

 

What else?

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8 White Lies We All Tell

8 White Lies We All Tell | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
8 White Lies We All Tell, Even the most honest people occasionally tell a fib or three. If you don't believe you sometimes lie, check out this list of eight
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Yup.  And not one of these is a Brady issue--unless the Chief wants you gone--then, any one of them could result in a termination.

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NYPD: Swedish tourist slashed aboard Brooklyn subway train

NYPD: Swedish tourist slashed aboard Brooklyn subway train | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say are looking for the suspect who slashed a Swedish tourist on the neck as she rode the subway in Brooklyn. The attack occurred Monday evening as the 29-year-old victim and her father headed to Kennedy Airport on an A train.
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As NYPD pulls back from Zero-Tolerance and Stop-and-Frisk, does New York slide back into being Gotham?  If you follow Bratton's career, he brought Zero-Tolerance (an offshoot of George Kelling and James Q. Wilson's Broken Windows Theory) to the Transit Authority (subway cops).  After the subways were made safe through enforcing minor crimes like fare avoidance, spitting, etc., then Bratton brought his policies to NYPD proper.  The drop in crime closely matches these programs.

So, if crime is ticking up, what are the implications for police practice?  Do we accept Stop-and-Frisk as a necessary evil?

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Ex Cop Confronts Florida Cops Who Refused To Ticket Illegally Parked Cop Cars | Filming Cops

Ex Cop Confronts Florida Cops Who Refused To Ticket Illegally Parked Cop Cars | Filming Cops | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it

What a dumbass...only marked patrol cars at court and the guy has a problem with lights, but not a decal on the door....

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David Whiting: Ever heard of the 1.5-second rule? For police with guns, it can separate life and death

David Whiting: Ever heard of the 1.5-second rule? For police with guns, it can separate life and death | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
I am in an Orange County Sheriff’s Department use-of-force class getting my keister kicked by virtual bad guys.After a series of loud, stern commands – OK, that and aiming a 9mm Glock – I think I have everything under control when a knife-wielding man standing over a body finally tosses away his weapon.“Get down on the ground,” I shout, confident my suspect will do just that. “Get down on the ground!”In a flash, the man charges me. I squeeze off a shot from point-blank range. But my shot is wild
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We Now Know Just How Many People Were Killed By Police This Year

We Now Know Just How Many People Were Killed By Police This Year | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
An investigation by the Washington Post found the number of shootings was double the rate reported by the federal government.

Via steve batchelder, Jocelyn Stoller
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She Tried To Cause Chaos At The Border Patrol Station, BIG MISTAKE!

She Tried To Cause Chaos At The Border Patrol Station, BIG MISTAKE! | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
After all the police brutality stories going around the internet, we can’t help but wonder how many of these stories were fabricated to push the agenda of Obama’s gun control. Those 20-30 second video clips your friends are showing never
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Here's another one with the entire episode recorded.  It's interesting to have context.

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max mckernan's comment, June 1, 2:09 AM
i think that this is a very interesting incite into how much contexts changes a situation. with cameras being so readaly available now days and police being recorded more, it is interesting to see how people manipulate the context of the video.