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Report: Ferguson Officer Says He Feared for His Life

The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. Louis suburb last summer has told investigators that he was pinned in his vehicle and in fear for his life as they struggled over his gun, The New York Times reported.

10/18/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Begin Wearing Body Cameras

Police in the nation’s capital will begin wearing cameras Wednesday to record them as they perform their duties and interact with the public.

10/01/2014

FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 16:  Police stand guard before the mandatory midnight curfew on August 16, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police: Ferguson Officer Shot; 2 Suspects Wanted

Authorities were searching Sunday for two men suspected of shooting and wounding a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last month.

09/28/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House on Aug. 28, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Obama: Mistrust Of Police Corrodes America

President Barack Obama says the mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed after the fatal police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, has a corrosive effect on all of America, not just on black communities.

09/27/2014

Clinton: US ‘Less Racist, Less Sexist, Less Homophobic’

Former President Bill Clinton said that an increasingly violent climate in the U.S. has been exacerbated by stand-your-ground laws, the NRA, and those who only surround themselves with people who agree with their opinions – but he rejects that the country is more racist than it was in the past.

09/25/2014

D.C. Police Officer Debra Domino models a body camera before a press conference at City Hall September 24. (Photo Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police to Try Out Body Cams Next Week

D.C. police announced Wednesday it will start a $1 million dollar pilot program to wear body cameras on October 1.

09/24/2014

Police in D.C. and Baltimore are considering body camera programs. (Photo credit: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Backs Use of Body Cameras by Police

Requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to bridging deep mistrust between law enforcement and the public, the White House said, weighing in on a national debate sparked by the shooting of an unarmed black man last month in Ferguson, Missouri.

09/15/2014

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Police Chief Urges Obama to Let Police Keep Military Equipment

The District of Columbia police chief is urging President Barack Obama not to cancel a program enabling local law enforcement agencies to buy surplus military equipment at big discounts.

08/27/2014

Reactions to the shooting of Michael Brown and the use of force by police in Ferguson break down along racial lines. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: 75 Percent Of Whites Don’t Have Any Non-White Friends

Study shows that on average white Americans have 91 out of 100 white friends, and only one black friend.

08/26/2014

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African-American Officers Send Letter to Md. FOP

The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 70 representing Anne Arundel County officers donated over $1,000 last week to the legal fees of Darren Wilson, the Ferguson cop who shot and killed Michael Brown.

08/25/2014

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