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(Updated on 27/12/2014)

 

 

  • US Police: Biker Gangs Threaten Public Safety - Text + Audio - 19 May 2015
    "Nine people were killed in Waco, Texas, last Sunday during a gunfight between competing motorcycle gangs.
    Now, officials are worried that other gang members could travel to the city and incite more violence.
    Waco police say they seized more than 100 guns and arrested about 170 people."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • Body Cameras Seen as Good and Bad for US Police Officers - Text + Audio + Video - 5 May 2015
    "The Houston Police Department has experimented with body cameras for the past two years.
    The department deploys about 100 of the cameras on its officers each day.
    There are many questions about the cost of such camera systems and the limits on what the technology can do.
    And who controls the images?"

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • US Police Officials Examine Use of Force Rules - Text + Audio
    "Recent grand jury rulings have fueled demonstrations in some American cities.
    Power over grand juries rests with the 50 individual states, and the rules differ from state to state."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Police, Citizens Work to Create Safer Neighborhoods - Text + Video + Audio
    "American police are using “community policing” to both fight crime and improve relations with citizens in many areas."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Police (new & USEFUL) scanners - LINK + AUDIO - ACCES PAR MOT DE PASSE
    "Police in England are to use laser scanners at the scene of serious road accidents, so they can clear crashes more quickly.
    The new technology saves officers' time, by making a 3D image of the site."

    (sabironlangues.typepad.fr)

 

  • We're Being Watched!
    "Youth Radio's Orlando Campbell lives in the city of San Francisco California, where government officials have installed surveillance cameras to try and lower the city's crime rates. Officials have also decided to ban "so-called gang members" from neighborhoods known for violence.
    Orlando does not feel either will help lower crime rates in his city he believes it's just a way to profile young minorities."

    (urbanhabitat.org)

 

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