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Body cameras worn by police can cost hundreds of dollars, and departments also must pay for secure video storage, training and oversight.

State lawmaker says requiring police to wear body cameras would promote trust and collaboration. Read more»

About a dozen people briefly laid down in the street, blocking traffic as they protested the decision of Missouri grand jury not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

About 100 Tucsonans marched through Downtown on Tuesday night, protesting that a Missouri grand jury did not issue an indictment in the Aug. 9 shooting death of teen Michael Brown by Officer Darren Wilson. After walking through the streets and briefly blocking Speedway near Euclid, the group returned to lie in the street at 6th and Congress before breaking up. Read more» 2

A ProPublica analysis of killings by police shows outsize risk for young black males. Read more»

Body cameras are often no larger than a lipstick case and action recorded by them cannot be deleted or altered by police officers or police departments.

Scottsdale-based Taser was one of several makers of body cameras whose stock rose in the wake of a police shooting in the St. Louis suburb. But Taser officials said the stock started rising well before Ferguson, when studies last year showed the cameras' effectiveness. Read more»

R.I.P. Michael Brown. Read more»

Solidarity with Mike Brown. Hand's up don't shoot. Protest against police brutality. Sunday August, 17th, 2014.

Protests have continued for more than a week since the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. Police officers initially met protesters with full riot gear, armored vehicles and assault rifles, escalating tensions and leading Gov. Jay Nixon to replace the St. Louis County Police Department with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, saying the St. Louis suburb looked like “a war zone." Read more»

JUSTICE FOR MICHAEL BROWN NATIONAL MOMENT OF SILENCE Anti-Police Brutality RALLY on steps of Smithsonian American Art Museum on 7th between F and G Street, NW, Washington DC on Thursday evening, 14 August 2014.

In the next few weeks, separate teams of doctors will issue autopsy reports about Michael Brown, the unarmed African American shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. If history is any guide, they will differ, perhaps significantly, on how to interpret the gunshot wounds on his body. Read more»