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Police Won’t Fight California Use-of-Force Bill

SACRAMENTO — Major law enforcement organizations dropped their opposition Thursday to California legislation that strengthens standards for when officers can use deadly force, a shift that followed changes to t...
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Tech Can Aid Search for Wandering Adults with Dementia

LOS ANGELES — A new program that uses electronic bracelets to find missing people with dementia or autism has been launched in Los Angeles partly in response to the death of a 55-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who wandered away from her husband during...
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Trauma for Cops After School Shootings Is Largely Unstudied

LITTLETON, Colo. — The first SWAT team members to see the horror in the Columbine High School library had to step around bodies and ignore a wounded student's plea for help as they searched for shooters they didn't know had already died by their own hands. ...

Becerra Won’t Release Misconduct Records Despite Court Ruling

SACRAMENTO — California's attorney general said Thursday that he won't release older records on state law enforcement agents' misconduct despite a recently released appeals court ruling that they are public documents. That's prompting criticism from the Dem...