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Police officers should be armed but not militarized

Police officers should be armed but not militarized

Sam Buckrey, Online Editor

February 24, 2015

Police officers are employed to protect the people of the United States. In order to protect the people the police need weapons, mainly firearms, to carry out their job and keep people safe. However, with the many events of last year involving absurd police actions, there has been an increase in...

Police should use body cameras for safety and complaints

Police should use body cameras for safety and complaints

Cory Spawn, Broadcast Managing Editor

December 27, 2014

After the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, police departments are looking into purchasing body cameras to capture video of what happens away from the dash cam in the car.  There is no reason other than money that should stop departments from buying these beneficial cameras to keep officers safe and...

In response to the Ferguson ruling, racial tension increasing

Lexie Sherrick, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2014

The streets in Ferguson were outraged with dissatisfaction after the court decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson for the murder of Michael Brown. The decision has larger meaning than the death of an 18-year-old boy or the officer being found not guilty, the decision and reaction are focused around...

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