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Black Lives Matter activists protested outside City Hall and blocked streets in Hartford, Connecticut, on Monday. It was in response to a police dash cam video released last week that depicts a case of possible excessive use of force.

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According to a new Yale University study, police use of force is likely to increase after officers are victims of violence – but only if the suspects are black.

Area Police On Alert After Dallas Shootings

Jul 8, 2016
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The New Haven Police Department has modified its patrols of the city in the wake of the shootings of police officers in Dallas.

Nassau Police To Change Use Of Force Policies

Jul 5, 2016
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Nassau Police Commissioner Thomas Krumpter says the police department is changing its use of force policies to mirror a national movement in policing to increase transparency and build trust.

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The Suffolk County Police Department will have 175 new police officers by next summer.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone says he will nearly triple the size of this year’s police class to offset a spike in retirement over the next three years.

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