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Over 50 Police Officials From 12 U.S. States Arrive In Israel For Counterterror Training

A delegation of 52 American law-enforcement officers from 12 states, has arrived in Israel for the second consecutive year to train in counterterrorism tactics together with their Israeli counterparts. Read more

‘Textalyzer’ Lets Police Scan Driver’s Phone

We’re all familiar with the Breathalyzer, the brand name for a roadside device that measures a suspected drunken driver’s blood-alcohol level. Read more

Miami Police To Boycott Beyoncé Concert Over Controversial Super Bowl Performance

The Miami Fraternal Order of Police released a press release Thursday stating that they are planning to boycott Beyoncé’s concert in April and are urging others to do the same. Read more

Many Police Departments Spy on You Without Oversight

Local police around the country are increasingly using high-tech mass surveillance gear that can vacuum up private information on entire neighborhoods of innocent citizens all to capture minor alleged criminals. Even worse, many cops are trying to put themselves outside the reach of the law by purposefully hiding their spying from courts to avoid any scrutiny from judges. Read more

New Study Looks At Use Of Speed Traps As Money Makers

PITTSBURGH — AAA is out with a study on municipalities raising money through speed traps. Read more

Baltimore Mayor Fires Police Commissioner

BALTIMORE – Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that she has fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts, 2 1/2 months after the city broke out into riots following the death of a man who was injured in police custody. Read more

Obama Limits Military Gear For Police

More than nine months after the paramilitary response to anti-police protests sent shockwaves around the world from the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Barack Obama is taking matters into his own hands. Read more