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YouTube video of cop berating Uber driver leads to investigation

Technically Incorrect: An Uber driver is subjected to racially tinged, angry invective from an NYPD officer, while a passenger films the whole thing.

By April 1, 2015

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Cyclist's helmet-cam video of argument with driver shows glory of humanity

Technically Incorrect: A Seattle cyclist is miffed that a woman has parked in a bike lane. He posts a helmet-cam video to YouTube, where many have watched. But who comes out of it better?

By March 27, 2015

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Driver was on Facebook before crash that killed three, say cops

A Wisconsin woman's phone is recovered months after a crash in which her daughter and two nieces, whom she was driving, were killed. She is being charged with homicide.

By March 8, 2015

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Cops accused of fiddling with their locations on Waze to fool drivers

Technically Incorrect: Hundreds of Miami police officers allegedly log on to the app and register false locations, thereby being able to still surprise drivers. There's only one problem: there's no evidence.

By February 12, 2015

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By December 18, 2014

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Cops aren't the only ones embracing body cameras

Police departments around the country have started using body cameras in the wake of confrontations in Ferguson, Mo., and New York. In the near future, cops likely won't be the only ones using them on the job. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi explains who else may be wearing them and what it means for your privacy and protection.

By December 11, 2014

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Two-phone standoff after cop stops man for 'walking with hands in pockets'

In Michigan, a police officer stops a man who apparently was doing nothing wrong. They both pull out their mobile phones and film each other.

By December 1, 2014

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Cop's mood changes when he realizes he's being filmed

A trucker honks at an Illinois state trooper who, he says, was speeding and talking on his cell phone. The officer stops him and is at first confrontational. Then he is told he's being filmed.

By June 29, 2014

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Can these gun sensors keep cops safer?

Technology from startup Yardarm can tell 911 emergency responders if a police officer's gun has been fired. But Yardarm doesn't call it a "smart gun" -- that would court controversy.

By November 8, 2014

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Cop charged with stealing nude photos from suspect's iPhone

A California police officer accused of sending nude photos from DUI suspect's phone to his own and sharing them with other officers has been charged with two felonies.

By November 2, 2014