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Female Mountie claims abuse and harassment in lawsuit - Montreal Gazette

Female Mountie claims abuse and harassment in lawsuit - Montreal Gazette | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Female Mountie claims abuse and harassment in lawsuitMontreal GazetteSexual comments, fat jokes and pranks involving toilet paper are the subject of a lawsuit filed Friday.and more »...
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Cops mistaken for male strippers at bachelorette party - Pakistan Daily Times

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Portland police keep number and location of video cameras private ...

The lack of transparency raises questions about the city's possible surveillance of non-criminal activities, advocates for civil liberties and police oversight say. “We should have a right to know how many cameras they have and ...
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Men steal cow from Police station pound : Kaieteur News

Men steal cow from Police station pound : Kaieteur News | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
According to information the police had rounded up a number of animals and were keeping them in the police station compound. Some time during the night of Sunday July 1, last, the two men who are known characters ...
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Three Florida cops charged in string of immigrant beatings — RT

Three Florida cops charged in string of immigrant beatings — RT | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Three South Florida police officers are on administrative leave from the force after posting bond this week. All three cops are being charged with a string of beatings that targeted immigrants.
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2 ex-cops charged in deadly dispute 'over a pizza' - Philadelphia Inquirer

2 ex-cops charged in deadly dispute 'over a pizza' - Philadelphia Inquirer | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
6abc.com2 ex-cops charged in deadly dispute 'over a pizza'Philadelphia InquirerTwo former Philadelphia police officers were charged today in the fatal off-duty shooting of a 19-year-old peacemaker in a dispute "over a pizza" in 2008 in West Oak...
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Why “Good Enough” Security Really Is Good Enough for Most Companies

When it comes to security, the human quest for perfection can end up muddying our thinking.
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Albouystown woman claims police brutality : Kaieteur News

Albouystown woman claims police brutality : Kaieteur News | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
“I was on the street with a bowl of food that I was eating and a boy asked me what colour clothes my brother wearing, and when I tell he, he say the police beating he up further down in the street,” the woman claimed.
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Trial set for Readstown police chief on nine charges

Trial set for Readstown police chief on nine charges | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
At what point do you think we should have a police oversight board? - Hey Sharon: At what point do you think we should have a police oversight board? When the cops pull off another bank robbery? (One of them robbed a bank ...
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Retired Cops Admit to NYPD Manipulation of Crime Stats ...

Retired Cops Admit to NYPD Manipulation of Crime Stats ... | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
In the wake of a scandal where an officer recorded his superiors telling cops to ignore reports of serious crimes and focus on making lots of arrests for minor things, a new survey of retired NYPD officers confirms that this sort of ...
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KC police officer accused of coercing two women into sex - Kansas City Star

KC police officer accused of coercing two women into sex - Kansas City Star | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Kansas City StarKC police officer accused of coercing two women into sexKansas City StarJackson County prosecutors on Monday accused a 47-year-old Kansas City police officer of having sex with two women in exchange for not arresting them.KC police...
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English police face drastic cuts - UPI.com

English police face drastic cuts - UPI.com | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
The LincolniteEnglish police face drastic cutsUPI.comThe police force in England and Wales could be cut by 13400 officers by 2015 as part of an effort to cut the total budget by 20 percent, officials said Monday.Budget cuts leave Lincolnshire Police...
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French police arrest website administrator suspected of financing Al Qaeda - Fox News

French police arrest website administrator suspected of financing Al Qaeda - Fox News | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
CBS NewsFrench police arrest website administrator suspected of financing Al QaedaFox NewsThe Paris prosecutor's office says authorities have arrested the administrator of an extremist French website who is suspected of playing a key role in financing...
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Leadership Lessons from Sheriff Andy Taylor | Leader's Beacon

Leadership Lessons from Sheriff Andy Taylor | Leader's Beacon | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Barney! You beat everythin'... you know that?
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Suit over homeless man's death alleges police 'culture of corruption' - Kansas City Star

Suit over homeless man's death alleges police 'culture of corruption' - Kansas City Star | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
The GuardianSuit over homeless man's death alleges police 'culture of corruption'Kansas City StarThe father of Kelly Thomas, the mentally ill homeless man allegedly killed by Fullerton police officers, claims in a new lawsuit that his son's death ...
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Utah speed traps spur police probe - Fox News

Utah speed traps spur police probe - Fox News | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
I don't doubt that there are some cases of speed trap enforcement, but out-of-towners also put loads on local economies. Having a highway through town is good for the economy, but people can get crazy out on the road. Everybody can relate to riding across country with their dad, who wouldn't stop for bathroom breaks because "we're making excellent time".
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New Jersey ACLU Offers Police Recorder App

New Jersey ACLU Offers Police Recorder App | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
It's not uncommon for the ACLU to defend people against the police in court when the ACLU feels the police have stepped over the line. There've been a few instances around the country where police arrested citizens who ...
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Harass and serve? - Fear survivor lawenforcement | Ask MetaFilter

Harass and serve? - Fear survivor lawenforcement | Ask MetaFilter | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
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Why censoring social media might mean more-violent protests

Why censoring social media might mean more-violent protests | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
According to a couple of European researchers, governments that try to limit access to the Internet or social media during civil unrest can expect to see higher overall levels of violence with fewer calm periods than can governments that keep the...
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New York Police Lose Second Stop-and-Frisk Case on Appeal - Businessweek

New York Police Lose Second Stop-and-Frisk Case on Appeal - Businessweek | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Moneycontrol.comNew York Police Lose Second Stop-and-Frisk Case on AppealBusinessweekA New York appeals court threw out a conviction for the second time in as many weeks of a teenager caught with a loaded gun in a so-called stop-and-frisk search by...
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Birmingham police officer arrested for public intoxication

Birmingham police officer arrested for public intoxication | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
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Police: Thousands of Pakistanis kill man, burn corpse after accusing him of desecrating Quran

Police: Thousands of Pakistanis kill man, burn corpse after accusing him of desecrating Quran | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
ISLAMABAD — Thousands of people dragged a Pakistani man accused of desecrating Islam’s holy book from a police station in central Pakistan, beat him to death and then set his body on fire, a police official said Wednesday.
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Twitter data raise question: Who's following you? Maybe police

Twitter data raise question: Who's following you? Maybe police | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
Everything is evidence. You might want to remember that the next time you log on.
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Elite Afghan police shoot and kill 3 British soldiers during argument - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Elite Afghan police shoot and kill 3 British soldiers during argument - Minneapolis Star Tribune | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
CBC.caElite Afghan police shoot and kill 3 British soldiers during argumentMinneapolis Star TribuneKABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A member of a highly regarded Afghan police force opened fire on British soldiers during an argument, killing three of them as...
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latté island: Police shoot black man, which version is true?

latté island: Police shoot black man, which version is true? | Police Problems and Policy | Scoop.it
A black blogger, Dion the socialist, who lives in that neighborhood, claims the dead man was unarmed, and that he was fleeing some people who were chasing him, and the police shot the wrong person. Armed robbery ...
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