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New police training draws from science of deadly force

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

simulator-detailSPOKANE, Wash. – A portable use-of-force simulator aimed at launching a new era in police training is being rolled out by Washington State University. » More …

WSU police seize unlicensed Coug gear outside game

By Robert Strenge, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University police, working at the request of the WSU Trademark Licensing Office, executed a search warrant and seized over 700 T-shirts and sweatshirts before the WSU vs. UCLA football game Saturday evening. » More …

Research examines effect of pot legalization on policing

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

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Mary Stohr

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are undertaking a $1 million, three-year study of how the state’s legalization of marijuana has affected law enforcement and crime. The study will look at state, county and tribal police jurisdictions, as well as policing in neighboring states. » More …

Sept. 16, 27, 29: Policing, education, refugee crises considered

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Policing and race in America, school funding in Washington and Mideast refugees in Europe are the topics of free, public presentations hosted by the Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service this month at Washington State University. » More …

Sept. 16: Tours, ceremony for new police building

public-safety-buildingPULLMAN, Wash. – Tours and refreshments will follow the 11 a.m. dedication of the new Public Safety Building on Friday, Sept. 16, at Grimes Way and Olympia Avenue at Washington State University. » More …

Feb. 29: Effects of police bias, fatigue, distraction discussed

just-mercyPULLMAN, Wash. – The implications of racial bias, fatigue and distracted driving on the police and communities they serve will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29, in CUE 203 at Washington State University as part of the free, public common reading lecture series. » More …

Oct. 21: Police chiefs discuss law enforcement, society

just-mercyPULLMAN, Wash. – Changes in law enforcement to meet societal needs and demands will be discussed by Pullman and Washington State University police chiefs at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, in CUE 203 at WSU. The free, public talk is tied to WSU’s common reading, “Just Mercy,” by Bryan Stevenson. » More …