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Marginalized persons: Individuals who have been pushed to the margins of society. Example: Homeless individuals – one in five homeless people in the U.S. are veterans. In the weeks and months since the Michael Brown incident in Ferguson, Missouri, Americans have been fed a steady diet of scary looking tactical police officers and tales of

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Marginalized persons: Individuals who have been pushed to the margins of society. Example: Homeless individuals – one in five homeless people in the U.S. are veterans. In the weeks and months since the Michael Brown incident in Ferguson, Missouri, Americans have been fed a steady diet of scary looking tactical police officers and tales of

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10 Most dangerous states

American Police Beat recently got the FBI’s violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people and ranked the most violent states based on those numbers. The dangerous state rankings are based on serious crimes like murder, rape aggravated assault and robbery. The numbers are from 2012 which are the most recent available.

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Stress is a cop-killer

According to the New York Post, former police officers working as investigators for District Attorneys are dying from stress related heart disease so fast that it’s hard to stay up to date. No less than five New York City DA investigators have dropped dead, probably from job stress, in just one year. Now the association

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Our most sincere apologies

In the June-July issue of American Police Beat we ran a story about some jurisdictions where the training for officers is not up to national standards. Unfortunately we ran a  picture with the article of a group of very highly trained, all POST certified officers from Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee which was a

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Stress is a cop-killer

According to the New York Post, former police officers working as investigators for District Attorneys are dying from stress related heart disease so fast that it’s hard to stay up to date. No less than five New York City DA investigators have dropped dead, probably from job stress, in just one year. Now the association

Struggles

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Our most sincere apologies

In the June-July issue of American Police Beat we ran a story about some jurisdictions where the training for officers is not up to national standards. Unfortunately we ran a  picture with the article of a group of very highly trained, all POST certified officers from Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee which was a

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10 Most dangerous states

American Police Beat recently got the FBI’s violent crime statistics for American cities with more than 25,000 people and ranked the most violent states based on those numbers. The dangerous state rankings are based on serious crimes like murder, rape aggravated assault and robbery. The numbers are from 2012 which are the most recent available.

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Marginalized persons: Individuals who have been pushed to the margins of society. Example: Homeless individuals – one in five homeless people in the U.S. are veterans. In the weeks and months since the Michael Brown incident in Ferguson, Missouri, Americans have been fed a steady diet of scary looking tactical police officers and tales of

Believe it or not

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Nice try slick

“Look Mom, all I have to do is cry a little in court and they’ll probably just let me go.”

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