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Here are the events and technologies the P1 team and our readership viewed as having the most significant impact on the profession in the last decade
There are areas where legislation could really make an impact on police officers; hate crime legislation isn’t one of them
While police leaders should be encouraged to widen the scope of voices they hear, inviting hostile and unqualified persons to implement policy is another matter
Officer Michael Silva says he as at times felt “in between” — commiserating with both but feeling judged on all sides
Officer Jervis Middleton was accused of giving protest organizers information about specific officers
A federal judge named four cases where officers violated an order that barred police from using force against peaceful protesters, as well as four cases where they complied
Const. Curtis Polk Jr. voiced concern after he was moved to a shared office near the segregation-era sign, making him the only elected official in the county to not have a private office
A video that went viral online -- a teen hitting an officer with a skateboard -- led to an unlikely bond
The former cop who was cleared of charges that he falsified records is suing to get his job back, saying officials were retaliating for his support of Black Lives Matter
A directive calls on every police station in the city to install one of the posters
It was nearly six years ago that a grand jury declined to indict former officer Darren Wilson