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No Mitigating Factors for Tsarnaev  

Jurors may have to wrestle with their religious principles over sending Tsarnaev to death, but nothing else. There are no mitigating factors that should save this vicious terrorist from being euthanized.

<p>Photo: Carla Blazek</p>

YouTube Legal Advice Traffic Stop  

As you approach the vehicle you notice that her window is rolled up and she has a sign pressed up on her window that says, "I am NOT talking to you, NO you can't search my vehicle, and I want my attorney." She also has her driver's license pressed onto the glass so you can see it.

<p>Photo: Hardwire LLC</p>

Clear Coverage  

The Brooklyn ambush of NYPD Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in their cruiser last year inspired development of Hardwire LLC's Transparent Armor Window Insert.

<p>Photo: POLICE File</p>

Admonitions and Waivers  

Most of your communications with criminal suspects are "unscripted" dialogue. But in certain situations it can be very important that you say the right words, at the right time, to avoid creating problems for yourself, your agency, and your prosecutor.

<p>Photo: iStock</p>

How to Handle Stress On Duty  

Stress is a part of the job. But there are actions you can take to mitigate its effects that don't include the usual advice from doctors and fitness magazines.

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Video: Cleveland Officer Acquitted of Charges from 2012 Car Chase Shootings

A judge ruled Saturday morning that a Cleveland police officer is not guilty of two charges of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the Nov. 29, 2012 police chase and shooting that ended in the deaths of two people.

Video: Louisiana Wildlife Agent Shot on Traffic Stop, in Critical Condition

A Wildlife and Fisheries agent remains in critical condition at a local hospital after being shot in the back during a traffic stop, which led to a manhunt by several different law enforcement agencies. The suspect was apprehended Thursday night.

Car Hits House After Dragging Orlando Officer

Orlando police were conducting a traffic stop Thursday when three men inside a white BMW tried getting out. Police said one of the men then started to drive off. The officer grabbed the driver and was dragged down the street.

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Time to Thank the Sheepdogs

I have had co-workers—I have had friends—shot, killed, spit upon, bitten, and even stuck with a needle used by an intravenous drug...

The One Key Lesson Baltimore Cops Didn’t Learn from the L.A. Riots

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gave instructions to police that protesters be given “space” to exercise their right to...

PTSD: Breaking the Silence

We may think we can control our grief, our terror, or our shame by remaining silent, but naming offers the possibility of a...

   
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