- Amid tight budgets, use of police reserve officers is common Updated: Apr-14-15 1:46 pm
By the thousands, volunteers across the United States sign up to assist their local law enforcement agencies as reserve police officers and sheriff's deputies. Most perform routine duties in unpaid anonymity. A few become known as heroes or rogues.
- Police use of stun guns eyed in officer-involved killings Updated: Apr-13-15 5:51 pm
The officer had an immediate explanation after shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in South Carolina: He said he fired in self-defense after a struggle over his stun gun.