FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2015, file photo, a New York City police officer sits in a cruiser at a checkpoint surrounding Times Square during New Year's Eve celebrations in New York. The vast majority of complaints about New York City police officers' mistreatment of youths stemmed from encounters with black and Hispanic children, according to a new study by the city’s police watchdog agency. Nearly two-thirds of youth complaints to the Civilian Complaint Review Board involved children of color, the report says, including some “stopped for seemingly innocuous activities such as playing, high-fiving, running, carrying backpacks, and jaywalking.

DHS Science and Tech directorate studying ways to reduce on-duty police crashes

Police rushing to an accident are no help if they themselves don’t arrive safely. Yet four in 10 on-duty police officer deaths are the result of car crashes.

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DOJ grants management program funds for crime reduction, victim services initiatives

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Review of gender equity in DOJ law enforcement finds men say it exists but women disagree

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Navy reopens criminal probe into unauthorized police force at Norfolk shipyard

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Video shows everything. And nothing

As federal law enforcement increasingly adopts body-mounted video, footage from local police is starting to show both the potential and the limitations…

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Data security is the next evolution of public safety debate

Today, law enforcement agencies look to technologies, such as body-worn cameras, to reduce crime. However, while body-worn cameras provide public safety…

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Guns seized by the police are displayed during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2015. Officials announced charges in a gun trafficking case where more than 70 firearms were seized. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

GSA missing target on firearm donation program

Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform criticized the General Services Administration for its inability to accurately track the inventory and status of donated surplus firearms to local law enforcement agencies.

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