Obama bestows Medal of Valor on 13 law enforcement officers

May 17, 2016

Obama bestows Medal of Valor on 13 law enforcement officers

President Barack Obama called on the nation Monday to support and listen to its law enforcement officers as he bestowed the Medal of Valor on 13 officers who risked their lives to save others. In a ceremony in the East Room, Obama draped the ...

U.S. announces $20 million police body-camera program

May 1, 2015

U.S. announces $20 million police body-camera program

U.S. officials on Friday announced a $20 million pilot program to help equip law enforcement agencies across the country with body cameras. The program is part of a general push by American police agencies to outfit officers with cameras to provide clear recordings of ...

Cops and citizens bid to blitz street sleaze

Jun 13, 2004

Cops and citizens bid to blitz street sleaze

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In an ideal society, various branches of the state interact to put criminals behind bars. Talk to those involved in law enforcement, though, and most will say there’s only so much they can do without the cooperation of private citizens. That’s where Masaru Jo ...