Train police officers when not to shoot, too

When it comes to the use of force by law enforcement officials, the best path is to avoid lawsuits, bad publicity and injuries to or deaths of innocent victims. When weapons are discharged, and people are injured or killed by police officers, communities need to know whether the use of force was justified.


The Monday Poll: Weighing the ISIS crisis

The ISIS crisis has become a front-burner foreign policy obsession. President Barack Obama last week won initial backing from Congress for his plan to train and arm rebel forces that are fighting the Islamic State in Syria. But debates continued to rage. We want to hear your thoughts on some of these issues.

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