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Seattle's mayor, reacting to widespread complaints and concerns from residents, has ordered the city's police department to drop plans to use two drones it purchased via a federal grant.
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn on Thursday proposed a series of police reforms in response to a damning federal report that came after several high-profile incidents involving minorities.
Call it the white-coat revolution. But instead of a Tunisian man burning himself about his vegetable cart, it's research scientists protesting the high cost of the Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation journal.
NEW YORK (AP) - On a cloudless spring day, the NYPD helicopter soars over the city, its sights set on the Statue of Liberty.
Mr. McGinn and police Chief John Diaz said among the 20 initiatives to be implemented over 20 months were training for all officers on use of force standards, the development of protocol to make sure encounters don't escalate and steps to address biased policing.
"The commander on the ground can see what we're seeing," Mr. Diaz said.