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Chemical reactions
Are police raids on meth labs leading to cancer?

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Stick it in your ear
Policies differ on earrings as police fashion accessory.

Where have all the homicides gone?
A coordinated effort sharply reduces gun-related murders of youths in Boston.

Sneak attack
NJ State Police deploy “stealth cars” to target moving violators.

Cozying up
Police academy shares space with university.

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Winds of change
The Feds consider a new agency to handle Indian Country policing.

Call & Response
Richmond expands its differential approach to calls for service.

Back to basics
A significant number of police applicants are coming up short on basic skills: reading, ‘riting & ‘rithmetic

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Coke wars
New study says crack & coke effects are similar, criminal penalties should be, too.

Looking out for one’s own
Fla. departments to look at whether officers cover for each other after traffic mishaps.

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Helping hands
Omaha police get help from sheriff in digging out from under a mountain of warrants.

Roll call
Eighteen more agencies are accredited.

Taking a walk
Hundreds of violent felons get early release in Florida

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Giving ‘em the onceover
DC’s police force is due for a thorough external review

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New players in the game
Ultra-violent Mexican gangs reshape crime and drug trafficking along the border

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Houston chief’s labor pains

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