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Bernie Sanders Calls for Ban on Police Use of Facial Recognition Software

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders—the Democrat from Vermont who served as a U.S. Representative for 16 years before being elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006—has called for a complete ban on the police use of facial recognition.

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Investigation Into Philadelphia Standoff Could Take Months

The investigation into the hours-long standoff during which six Philadelphia police officers were shot is expected to take months to complete.

Police Thwart 3 Separate but Unrelated Mass Shooting Plots in 2 Days

Police in Connecticut, Florida, and Ohio arrested three men in the span of two days, potentially preventing three separate but unrelated mass shooting plots.

Ohio Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing in OIS

An officer with the Sharonville (OH) Police Department who shot a man in a hotel earlier this week has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Hamilton County Prosecutor.

FBI Launches Domestic Terrorism Investigation of Gilroy Shooting

Federal authorities have launched a domestic terrorism investigation into the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting in California that left three dead, authorities said at a news conference on Tuesday.

Life After Law Enforcement: Career Options for Former Police Officers

In life after law enforcement, your skills will translate well to many different career fields. It’s worth considering the following career options.

Virginia Officers Investigating Suspected Police Impostor Making Traffic Stops

The Augusta County Sheriff's Office is investigating a second report of a police impersonator along a stretch of a local highway in the span of one week.

Video: Louisiana Officer Wounded, Suspect Dead After Standoff

A deputy was shot and wounded and the suspect fatally shot during an exchange of gunfire that kicked off an hourslong standoff in Vidalia, LA Thursday, say authorities.

Los Angeles Officer Accused of Two Rapes After DNA Match

According to NBC News, the officer—33-year-old William Rodriguez—was under investigation for allegations of sexual assault in a November incident when police entered Rodriguez's DNA into the FBI's Combined DNA Index System. They then got a "hit" on a cold case from August 2015.

(Video) Improving Use-of-Force Investigations for Police Officers

Veteran law enforcement officer and author Kevin Davis discusses how to improve use-of-force investigations, and shares some of the mistakes agencies tend to make.