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The American Civil Liberties Union is asking UMass Amherst for recordings from the school's police tip line. Last month police officers questioned an African-American UMass employee, who was on his way in to work, based on an anonymous call.
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The American Civil Liberties Union is asking UMass Amherst for recordings from the school's police tip line.

Drone.
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The city of Greenfield, Massachusetts, is launching a drone program to assist its police and fire departments.

Paul Cumby, who says he was beaten by off-duty Springfield Police officers outside a bar in 2015.
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After the city of Springfield agreed to pay four men who allege they were beaten by off-duty police officers, a city councilor said the incident indicates larger problems within the department.

The Massachusetts Statehouse.
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It's a tough time to be a state trooper in Massachusetts -- at least if you're a state trooper accused of falsifying overtime paperwork.

The UMass Amherst campus.
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A black employee walking to his office at UMass Amherst last Friday had campus police called on him. The incident is similar to one that took place over the summer at Smith College involving a student -- who was also black -- on her lunch break. 

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