What to do if you are stopped by a police officer in the USA

To make the meeting with the American policeman as painless as possible for you, you must follow some rules. When a police officer stops a car, the driver can get nervous. However, the officers, in fact, have more reasons to be nervous, because they never know what to expect from a person for ...

Russian hackers hacked Washington police website and threaten to transfer data to criminals

Hackers demand ransom and threaten to transfer the stolen data to criminal groups, writes “Voice of America”. Russian hackers broke into the database of the Washington, DC Police Department and threatened to pass information on to criminal gangs if they did not receive a ransom. According to a police statement, a Russian-speaking ransomware syndicate stated ...

How to behave if a policeman stops you in the USA: advice from a Russian-speaking immigrant

The author of the channel “Russian American” on Yandex.Zen spoke about her own repeated experience of communicating with American police officers and gave advice in case the police stopped you on the road to the United States. Further - from the first person. I drive a car in America more ...

'They don't even think about bribes here': how an immigrant from Ukraine became a sheriff's assistant in the USA

Approximately 700 police officers of various levels guard the safety of Americans. About 000% of them are women. There is at least one Ukrainian among them. In the state of Colorado, Olga Orlova, a native of the city of Slavutich, has been serving for several months, becoming a sheriff's assistant, says “The Voice ...

'They brought dumplings, flowers, laid the table': how the Slavic diaspora supports the police in Portland

The local government decided to cut the police budget by 15 million. The protesters consider this measure insufficient. And representatives of the diaspora, in particular the "Slavic Advisory Council", which works with the police, considers the decision hasty, says "Voice of America". Reducing police funding would compromise quality ...

The crisis of the American police: 4 options for replacing traditional law enforcement

A world with far fewer police is possible. VOX tells what the experts think about what this world might look like. On the night of Friday, June 12, a police officer shot and killed Reishard Brooks, a 27-year-old black man, near the drive-thru service of a fast food restaurant ...

Trump signed a police reform order: what's in the document

With protesters across the country pushing for police brutality and racism, President Donald Trump signed an executive order on June 16 to track law enforcement misconduct and create incentives to ...

Know Your Rights: How To Behave With US Police

If you are stopped by the police, you have a stressful experience. The ACLU publication describes the requirements of the law and suggests strategies for behavior during meetings with the police. You cannot assume for certain that employees will behave in a certain way or respect your rights. But…

What salaries do cops get in different states of the USA

America is largely redefining how it finances its police force. Last weekend, Minneapolis City Council voted to liquidate the existing police department in order to invest in a new public safety and emergency response model. Many large cities ...

How a Russian-speaking immigrant went through Iraq and Afghanistan and became a special forces police in the USA

Mikhail Venikov is a police officer in the city of San Mateo, near San Francisco. He serves in a special unit to combat money laundering and human trafficking. Mikhail also founded the Ranger Road organization, which helps veterans adapt to civilian life. “I think one of ...

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