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Martin Kaste

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To Protesters Flocking To Oregon Town, Locals Say 'Go Home'

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Anger erupted in front of the county courthouse in Burns, Ore., Monday as anti-government protesters in town for a rally met a wall of locals sick of outsiders trying to start a movement there.

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More Protesters Arrive In Oregon To Support Occupiers Of Wildlife Refuge

Monday, February 01, 2016

Just four militants are holding out at the national wildlife refuge, additional supporters are in town. Leaders of the occupation were arrested last week and one person was killed by law enforcement.

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After Weeks Of Lying Low, Federal Law Enforcement Arrests 8 Occupiers In Oregon

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

For three weeks, law enforcement followed a strategy of lying low and not confronting the armed militants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. With the arrest of the lea...

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California Cops Frustrated With 'Catch-And-Release' Crime-Fighting

Friday, January 22, 2016

Prosecutors and some police departments in the state say reducing prison sentences is having an undesired outcome: more property crime. But reform advocates say police are jumping to conclusions.

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The Delicate Politics Of Rising Crime

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

At first blush, the FBI's national crime numbers for the first half of 2015 seem like bad news: Violent crime is up 1.7 percent over the same period last year.

With crime numbers, though, you have to look at the bigger context. Last year's increase was geographically uneven. ...

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Why There's No Sign Of Law Enforcement At Site Of Oregon Takeover

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The armed occupiers of a federal wildlife refuge have been free to come and go. After deadly government raids in the 1990s, such as Waco and Ruby Ridge, there's less appetite for force these days.

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Armed Protesters Occupy Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Center In Oregon

Monday, January 04, 2016

The scene was quiet Monday at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Center in Oregon as it was occupied by more than a dozen armed, anti-government supporters.

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Former Rep. Mike Oxley, An Architect Of Post-Enron Bill, Dies At 71

Friday, January 01, 2016

Michael Oxley, a former Republican congressman from Ohio, died this morning at 71. His family says his death was the result of lung cancer — though they add that he was not a smoker.

Rep. Oxley's name is plenty familiar to anybody who works in finance. The Sarbanes-Oxley ...

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2 Prisoners Mistakenly Released Early Now Charged In Killings

Friday, January 01, 2016

Washington state let about 3,200 felons out early over 12 years because of a software glitch. Now it's tracking them down, and finding some have re-offended while they should've been behind bars.

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In Wake Of Attacks, U.S. Cities Step Up Terrorism Simulations

Monday, December 21, 2015

Local police and emergency services in the U.S. have been preparing for a new reality: a strategic attack by terrorists who use diversionary tactics to maximize chaos and death.

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Counterterrorism Cops Try To Build Bridges With Muslim Communities

Monday, December 21, 2015

To combat homegrown terrorism, community engagement officers in some cities are building relationships with Muslims. The hope is to increase trust — and the likelihood that threats will be reported.

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When Mass Shootings Happen, What Can Civilians Do Before Police Arrive?

Sunday, December 06, 2015

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Many Questions Remain In San Bernardino Shooting

Saturday, December 05, 2015

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Police Response To San Bernardino Stokes Militarization Fears

Friday, December 04, 2015

San Bernardino police deployed heavy equipment to Wednesday's mass shooting. Military-style armor and vehicles can make police more secure but raise concerns that cops will become militarized.

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Answering The Tough Question Of Who Polices The Police

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Police and prosecutors work together — it's the nature of the legal system. That closeness can be problematic when it comes to investigating police misconduct. One idea is to bring in outsiders.

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Since Ferguson, A Rise In Charges Against Police Officers

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The numbers remain small, and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.

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Above The Border, Canadians Don't Waver In Welcome For Refugees

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Mohammed Alsaleh came to Canada a year ago, after being tortured in Syria by the regime of President Bashar Assad. Now, the 26-year-old sits in a Starbucks in Vancouver, dressed in blue scrubs from his nurse's aid training, and he recalls the shock of arriving in this peaceful, rainy city.

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American Police Learn Conflicting Lessons Of Terrorist Attacks

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Columbine shootings taught police to get in quickly and disrupt the attack. Multi-site attacks like Paris and Mumbai require a step back, to get the wider picture and best use of resources.

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FBI Opens Probe Into Shooting Of Idaho Rancher By Sheriff's Deputies

Friday, November 13, 2015

Federal and state investigators in Idaho are looking into the shooting of a rancher by sheriff's deputies. The rancher was trying to put down a bull that was involved in a traffic accident when he was shot.

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In Los Angeles, Piecing Together The Numbers On Police Shootings

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Reliable data has been missing from the national debate. That's changing. An analysis by NPR member station KPCC found that from 2010 to 2014, 375 people were shot — and no officers were prosecuted.

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