Public safety organizations include emergency management agencies, law enforcement agencies, fire departments, rescue squads, and Emergency Medical Services. However, it is police activity which continues to make headlines.
The recent events of police officers shooting unarmed individuals, or of breaking he laws they are being paid to enforce is nothing new. Here are just a few examples, following a quick search. We will begin with the good, followed by the bad, and then the ugly.
CNN: Police caught on camera: The good and the bad http://cnn.it/1G9SIOE
U.S. Marshal Snatches Camera From Woman in Los Angeles, Smashes it to Sidewalk, Kicks it http://photographyisnotacrime.com/2015/04/los-angeles-sheriffs-deputy-sn... via @PINACnews
Movie about bad cops, ‘War on Everyone,’ films in NM http://www.abqjournal.com/572591/news/movie-about-bad-cops-war-on-everyo... via @ABQJournal
Public safety at center of Eric Garcetti's new $8.57-billion budget http://fw.to/AOhJE7Y
The Bad Cop Database: A Radical New Idea for Keeping Tabs on Police Misconduct http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/crime/2015/02/bad_cops_a... via @slate
Cops Gone Bad https://youtu.be/hJkQXjiPDSc via @YouTube
Have These Cops Gone Too Far? http://news.yahoo.com/video/cops-gone-too-far-031834887.html?soc_src=def... via @Yahoo
Cops gone bad: Some notorious cases of officers who wound up on the wrong side of the law - U.S. News http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/11/15845678-cops-gone-bad-some-n...