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Obama Says Words Ill Chosen, Calls White Policeman

Trying to tamp down a national uproar over race, President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday he had used unfortunate words in declaring that Cambridge, Mass., police "acted stupidly" in arresting black scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. "I could've calibrated those words differently," he said.

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Cambridge Cops Want Obama Apology

A multiracial group of police officers on Friday stood with the white officer who arrested a prominent black Harvard scholar and asked President Barack Obama and Gov. Deval Patrick to apologize for comments the union leaders called insulting.

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Controversial Online Cop Forum in Philly Shuts Down

The controversial online forum Domelights.com has been disabled following a police department investigation into online threats made against the president of a black police officer's organization that sued the site for allowing users to leave racist remarks, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.

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Georgia Sheriff Adds 30 Hybrid Propane Patrol Vehicles

Force 911 has completed the installation of 30 hybrid propane fuel systems for Jackson County (Ga.) Sheriff's Department. The fuel conversions create a dual fuel system in each vehicle, allowing it to run on traditional gasoline or propane gas. The county was able to purchase the propane fuel systems using seized drug funds.