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Democratic Presidential Candidates Accuse Former Ferguson Officer of Murdering Michael Brown

Two candidates running for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination have accused former Ferguson, MO, police officer Darren Wilson of "murdering" Michael Brown in a controversial 2014 police shooting. The shooting was ruled justified by both the St. Louis County prosecuting attorney and the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Looking Back: Barack Obama, AEDs, and AIDS

In past January issues, POLICE covered law enforcement officers’ fears as a Democrat was entering the White House, tools for rendering aid to heart attack victims, and tips for communicable disease protection.

Obama Commutes Dozens More Lengthy Sentences

President Barack Obama on Friday shortened the sentences of 72 federal inmates, the vast majority serving lengthy prison terms for non-violent drug crimes.

Police are Less Safe Under Obama

As an increasing number of officers are assassinated for the law and order symbolism of their uniforms, the White House contemplates the need for officer implicit bias training.

You Can’t Lead from Behind

President Obama needs to get out from behind the podium and talk to officers and the people they serve.

Video: Obama Says Police Can 'Make the Job of Being a Cop a Lot Safer' by Admitting Failures

Fielding a question about the violence against police in Dallas, which left five officers dead, Obama said police officers will be safer once they acknowledge their failures.

Obama Says Police Can 'Make the Job of Being a Cop a Lot Safer' by Admitting Failures

Fielding a question about the violence against police in Dallas, which left five officers dead, Obama said police officers will be safer once they acknowledge their failures. More Here.

President Obama Holds Meeting with BLM Activists and Police, Reports No Progress

“There is no doubt that police departments still feel embattled and unjustly accused,” Mr. Obama said. “And there is no doubt that minority communities, communities of color, still feel like it just takes too long to do what’s right. We have to as a country sit down and just grind it out.”

Obama Speaks at Dallas Memorial Service for 5 Officers Killed in Shooting

Obama, speaking to a packed hall just a mile from where the gunman opened fire last week, invoked the names of the five police officers killed in the shooting rampage, describing details about each of their lives.

President Obama to Attend Memorial for Slain Dallas Officers Tuesday

President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak Tuesday at an interfaith memorial service for the five Dallas officers slain in Thursday’s sniper attack.