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Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to Stop Black Church’s Sunday Services

Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to Stop Black Church’s Sunday Services

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot mounted a raid on a black church for holding services in defiance of her coronavirus lockdown orders. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to St...→

Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to Stop Black Church’s Sunday Services

Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to Stop Black Church’s Sunday Services

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot mounted a raid on a black church for holding services in defiance of her coronavirus lockdown orders. Read full article: Chicago Mayor Launches Police Raid to St...→

Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-State Plates to Enforce Quarantine

Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-State Plates to Enforce Quarantine

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Wednesday that some out-of-state travelers to New York might be pulled over by police to enforce a quarantine. Read full article: Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-...→

Chicago officer stripped of police powers after captured flipping off protesters

Chicago officer stripped of police powers after captured flipping off protesters

A Chicago officer has been stripped of his police powers after he was caught on camera making vulgar gestures toward protestors. Read full article: Chicago officer stripped of police power...→

Two white men in car chased Black teens on bikes, 1 hurled slurs, police say

Two white men in car chased Black teens on bikes, 1 hurled slurs, police say

"We got to stand together because this could have been very different; I could have woke up on Sunday morning hearing" that my child is dead, the mother of one [...] Read full article: Two white men in car chased Black teens ...→

Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accused of Coronavirus Help Fund Fraud

Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accused of Coronavirus Help Fund Fraud

Berlin police raided an Islamist-linked mosque after accusations two Islamic extremists were fraudulently accessing coronavirus benefits. Read full article: Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accuse...→

WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures White Protester About Racism

WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures White Protester About Racism

A black police officer lectured a white Black Lives Matter protester as she attempted to accuse one of his white colleagues of racism. Read full article: WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures Whi...→

Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin list six demands about police

Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin list six demands about police

Activists in Elgin have generated a list of demands to the city related to policing, including diverting police funds to mental health and other social service [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin li...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Black Florida police chiefs speak on the challenges of hiring more minorities

Black Florida police chiefs speak on the challenges of hiring more minorities

Despite years of talking about change, Florida law enforcement agencies are still made up of predominately white officers. Investigative reporter Katie LaGrone [...] Read full article: Black Florida police chiefs speak on the...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Rather than take steps to address the 70% of reform deadlines they have simply missed or ignored, CPD offers us more platitudes Read full article: Let’s get honest about Chicago police: T...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder is calling on people to vote in order to end what he calls "systemic racism, police brutality, and economic repression of black and brown people. [...] Read full article: Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Rac...→

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two o [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire ...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA County's first black DA, saying not enough police prosecuted

Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA County's first black DA, saying not enough police prosecuted

The Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter is looking to remove County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, for failing to prosecute more police officers who wer [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA Coun...→

Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to deny suspects' rights

Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to deny suspects' rights

A lawsuit contends that the Chicago Police Department is using the coronavirus pandemic and recent protests as 'œcover' to deny criminal suspects their legal [...] Read full article: Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to d...→

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'Defund the Police,' but 'Replace the Police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'Defund the Police,' but 'Replace the Police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said it was necessary not just to "defund the police," but to "replace the police." Read full article: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'De...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

Hollywood director Ava DuVernay's entertainment company ARRAY is launching an initiative called the Law Enforcement Accountability Project, that will use art a [...] Read full article: 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches P...→

Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she would be 'crucified' for not appointing Black commissioner

Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she would be 'crucified' for not appointing Black commissioner

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert announced her resignation Tuesday morning after she faced backlash for comments during an online city council meeting. Read full article: Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – [...] Read full article: Text Message Urges Chicago Police Office...→

Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Police' to 'Prove Black Lives Matter to Hollywood'

Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Police' to 'Prove Black Lives Matter to Hollywood'

Hollywood celebrities, including Queen Latifah, Idris Elba, and Angela Bassett, are demanding that studios cut their ties with police departments, which usuall [...] Read full article: Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Polic...→

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

A West Chicago church is now hosting a mobile clinic twice a week, removing some of the barriers to COVID-19 testing in a city with the second-highest number o [...] Read full article: West Chicago church launches COVID-19 te...→

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be joined by San Diego Police Chief, David Nisleit, and other community members to discuss the implementation of de-escalation and d [...] Read full article: Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies ...→

Detroit police arrest wrong Black man based on facial recognition technology error, ACLU says

Detroit police arrest wrong Black man based on facial recognition technology error, ACLU says

A 42-year-old Black man said Detroit police unjustly arrested him after facial recognition technology incorrectly flagged him as a shoplifting suspect. Robert [...] Read full article: Detroit police arrest wrong Black man ba...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Chicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Off...→

Seattle police, protesters brace for violence as mayor orders CHOP cleared

Seattle police, protesters brace for violence as mayor orders CHOP cleared

"We're no longer allowed to use things like tear gas and pepper spray. The only thing that we can use is our sidearms or our batons." Read full article: Seattle police, protesters brace for vio...→

DUI charges filed against Chicago woman and man after good Samaritan fatally struck on Dan Ryan Expressway, police say

DUI charges filed against Chicago woman and man after good Samaritan fatally struck on Dan Ryan Expressway, police say

Charges have been filed against a woman and a man in a traffic incident in which a 31-year-old good Samaritan was struck and killed while helping victims of a [...] Read full article: DUI charges filed against Chicago woman ...→

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

"Black people are being murdered and brutalized by police with near impunity," claims the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read full article: ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered a...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-police petition: Silicon Valley's virtue signaling has to stop

Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-police petition: Silicon Valley's virtue signaling has to stop

Fox Business host Charles Payne on Tuesday urged Google, Facebook, and Apple that instead of “whining,” do something that helps fellow Americans, especially mi [...] Read full article: Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-po...→

Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist comment, is replaced by Black Mayor Pro Tem

Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist comment, is replaced by Black Mayor Pro Tem

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert resigned Tuesday after igniting a controversy by saying she would be "crucified" if she voted against any Black person at a... Read full article: Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist com...→

Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just can’t stop coddling anarchists

Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just can’t stop coddling anarchists

Seattle Democrats, on the heels of gunshots that left one dead and two wounded in the police-free zone established by Capitol Hill Organized Protest anarchists [...] Read full article: Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just...→

German police raid banned far-right group in 4 states

German police are conducting raids on sites linked to a far-right group after the country’s top security official deemed it extremist Read full article: German police raid banned far-right grou...→

Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police Departments

Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police Departments

More than 1600 workers at Alphabet Inc. petitioned the parent company's Google unit to stop working with police departments, according a report. Read full article: Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To...→

Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Police' to 'Prove Black Lives Matter to Hollywood'

Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Police' to 'Prove Black Lives Matter to Hollywood'

Hollywood celebrities, including Queen Latifah, Idris Elba, and Angela Bassett, are demanding that studios cut their ties with police departments, which usuall [...] Read full article: Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Polic...→

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder is calling on people to vote in order to end what he calls "systemic racism, police brutality, and economic repression of black and brown people. [...] Read full article: Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Rac...→

Chicago officer stripped of police powers after captured flipping off protesters

Chicago officer stripped of police powers after captured flipping off protesters

A Chicago officer has been stripped of his police powers after he was caught on camera making vulgar gestures toward protestors. Read full article: Chicago officer stripped of police power...→

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be joined by San Diego Police Chief, David Nisleit, and other community members to discuss the implementation of de-escalation and d [...] Read full article: Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies ...→

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two o [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire ...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures White Protester About Racism

WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures White Protester About Racism

A black police officer lectured a white Black Lives Matter protester as she attempted to accuse one of his white colleagues of racism. Read full article: WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures Whi...→

Seattle police, protesters brace for violence as mayor orders CHOP cleared

Seattle police, protesters brace for violence as mayor orders CHOP cleared

"We're no longer allowed to use things like tear gas and pepper spray. The only thing that we can use is our sidearms or our batons." Read full article: Seattle police, protesters brace for vio...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to deny suspects' rights

Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to deny suspects' rights

A lawsuit contends that the Chicago Police Department is using the coronavirus pandemic and recent protests as 'œcover' to deny criminal suspects their legal [...] Read full article: Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to d...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist comment, is replaced by Black Mayor Pro Tem

Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist comment, is replaced by Black Mayor Pro Tem

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert resigned Tuesday after igniting a controversy by saying she would be "crucified" if she voted against any Black person at a... Read full article: Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist com...→

Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she would be 'crucified' for not appointing Black commissioner

Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she would be 'crucified' for not appointing Black commissioner

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert announced her resignation Tuesday morning after she faced backlash for comments during an online city council meeting. Read full article: Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

German police raid banned far-right group in 4 states

German police are conducting raids on sites linked to a far-right group after the country’s top security official deemed it extremist Read full article: German police raid banned far-right grou...→

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – [...] Read full article: Text Message Urges Chicago Police Office...→

Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-State Plates to Enforce Quarantine

Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-State Plates to Enforce Quarantine

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Wednesday that some out-of-state travelers to New York might be pulled over by police to enforce a quarantine. Read full article: Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-...→

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

A West Chicago church is now hosting a mobile clinic twice a week, removing some of the barriers to COVID-19 testing in a city with the second-highest number o [...] Read full article: West Chicago church launches COVID-19 te...→

Two white men in car chased Black teens on bikes, 1 hurled slurs, police say

Two white men in car chased Black teens on bikes, 1 hurled slurs, police say

"We got to stand together because this could have been very different; I could have woke up on Sunday morning hearing" that my child is dead, the mother of one [...] Read full article: Two white men in car chased Black teens ...→

Detroit police arrest wrong Black man based on facial recognition technology error, ACLU says

Detroit police arrest wrong Black man based on facial recognition technology error, ACLU says

A 42-year-old Black man said Detroit police unjustly arrested him after facial recognition technology incorrectly flagged him as a shoplifting suspect. Robert [...] Read full article: Detroit police arrest wrong Black man ba...→

Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accused of Coronavirus Help Fund Fraud

Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accused of Coronavirus Help Fund Fraud

Berlin police raided an Islamist-linked mosque after accusations two Islamic extremists were fraudulently accessing coronavirus benefits. Read full article: Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accuse...→

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Chicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Off...→

Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin list six demands about police

Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin list six demands about police

Activists in Elgin have generated a list of demands to the city related to policing, including diverting police funds to mental health and other social service [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin li...→

DUI charges filed against Chicago woman and man after good Samaritan fatally struck on Dan Ryan Expressway, police say

DUI charges filed against Chicago woman and man after good Samaritan fatally struck on Dan Ryan Expressway, police say

Charges have been filed against a woman and a man in a traffic incident in which a 31-year-old good Samaritan was struck and killed while helping victims of a [...] Read full article: DUI charges filed against Chicago woman ...→

Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA County's first black DA, saying not enough police prosecuted

Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA County's first black DA, saying not enough police prosecuted

The Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter is looking to remove County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, for failing to prosecute more police officers who wer [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA Coun...→

Black Florida police chiefs speak on the challenges of hiring more minorities

Black Florida police chiefs speak on the challenges of hiring more minorities

Despite years of talking about change, Florida law enforcement agencies are still made up of predominately white officers. Investigative reporter Katie LaGrone [...] Read full article: Black Florida police chiefs speak on the...→

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

"Black people are being murdered and brutalized by police with near impunity," claims the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read full article: ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered a...→

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'Defund the Police,' but 'Replace the Police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'Defund the Police,' but 'Replace the Police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said it was necessary not just to "defund the police," but to "replace the police." Read full article: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'De...→

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Rather than take steps to address the 70% of reform deadlines they have simply missed or ignored, CPD offers us more platitudes Read full article: Let’s get honest about Chicago police: T...→

Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-police petition: Silicon Valley's virtue signaling has to stop

Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-police petition: Silicon Valley's virtue signaling has to stop

Fox Business host Charles Payne on Tuesday urged Google, Facebook, and Apple that instead of “whining,” do something that helps fellow Americans, especially mi [...] Read full article: Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-po...→

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

Hollywood director Ava DuVernay's entertainment company ARRAY is launching an initiative called the Law Enforcement Accountability Project, that will use art a [...] Read full article: 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches P...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just can’t stop coddling anarchists

Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just can’t stop coddling anarchists

Seattle Democrats, on the heels of gunshots that left one dead and two wounded in the police-free zone established by Capitol Hill Organized Protest anarchists [...] Read full article: Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police Departments

Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police Departments

More than 1600 workers at Alphabet Inc. petitioned the parent company's Google unit to stop working with police departments, according a report. Read full article: Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To...→

Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Police' to 'Prove Black Lives Matter to Hollywood'

Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Police' to 'Prove Black Lives Matter to Hollywood'

Hollywood celebrities, including Queen Latifah, Idris Elba, and Angela Bassett, are demanding that studios cut their ties with police departments, which usuall [...] Read full article: Celebs Demand Studios 'Divest from Polic...→

Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-State Plates to Enforce Quarantine

Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-State Plates to Enforce Quarantine

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned Wednesday that some out-of-state travelers to New York might be pulled over by police to enforce a quarantine. Read full article: Cuomo: Police May Stop Cars with Out-of-...→

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Racism, Police Brutality, and Economic Repression

Stevie Wonder is calling on people to vote in order to end what he calls "systemic racism, police brutality, and economic repression of black and brown people. [...] Read full article: Stevie Wonder: Vote to Stop Systemic Rac...→

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

West Chicago church launches COVID-19 testing to reach hard-hit Latino communities

A West Chicago church is now hosting a mobile clinic twice a week, removing some of the barriers to COVID-19 testing in a city with the second-highest number o [...] Read full article: West Chicago church launches COVID-19 te...→

Chicago officer stripped of police powers after captured flipping off protesters

Chicago officer stripped of police powers after captured flipping off protesters

A Chicago officer has been stripped of his police powers after he was caught on camera making vulgar gestures toward protestors. Read full article: Chicago officer stripped of police power...→

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies on Officer Use of Force

Mayor Kevin Faulconer will be joined by San Diego Police Chief, David Nisleit, and other community members to discuss the implementation of de-escalation and d [...] Read full article: Mayor, SDPD to Announce Police Policies ...→

Two white men in car chased Black teens on bikes, 1 hurled slurs, police say

Two white men in car chased Black teens on bikes, 1 hurled slurs, police say

"We got to stand together because this could have been very different; I could have woke up on Sunday morning hearing" that my child is dead, the mother of one [...] Read full article: Two white men in car chased Black teens ...→

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire Three Officers For Misconduct, Lying To Investigators

The Chicago Police Department has filed disciplinary charges seeking to fire an officer for punching a handcuffed suspect in 2014 and lying about it, and two o [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Moves To Fire ...→

Detroit police arrest wrong Black man based on facial recognition technology error, ACLU says

Detroit police arrest wrong Black man based on facial recognition technology error, ACLU says

A 42-year-old Black man said Detroit police unjustly arrested him after facial recognition technology incorrectly flagged him as a shoplifting suspect. Robert [...] Read full article: Detroit police arrest wrong Black man ba...→

Fairfax Co. police disproportionately use force on Black people; Chief, NAACP respond | WTOP

A new report shows Fairfax County Police have disproportionately used force on Black residents — the local NAACP and the police chief agree more should be done [...] Read full article: Fairfax Co. police disproportionately us...→

Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accused of Coronavirus Help Fund Fraud

Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accused of Coronavirus Help Fund Fraud

Berlin police raided an Islamist-linked mosque after accusations two Islamic extremists were fraudulently accessing coronavirus benefits. Read full article: Berlin Police Raid More Islamists Accuse...→

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

San Jose mayor releases extensive police reform plan to investigate officers, audit spending

The mayor’s plan comes just one week after the city passed a budget that maintained the police department’s budget Read full article: San Jose mayor releases extensive police...→

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Officers Around 4th Of July Weekend, Document Says

Chicago Police officers will have their days off canceled for several days around the Fourth of July weekend, according to a document obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: Days Off Canceled For Chicago Police Off...→

WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures White Protester About Racism

WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures White Protester About Racism

A black police officer lectured a white Black Lives Matter protester as she attempted to accuse one of his white colleagues of racism. Read full article: WATCH: Black Police Officer Lectures Whi...→

Seattle police, protesters brace for violence as mayor orders CHOP cleared

Seattle police, protesters brace for violence as mayor orders CHOP cleared

"We're no longer allowed to use things like tear gas and pepper spray. The only thing that we can use is our sidearms or our batons." Read full article: Seattle police, protesters brace for vio...→

Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin list six demands about police

Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin list six demands about police

Activists in Elgin have generated a list of demands to the city related to policing, including diverting police funds to mental health and other social service [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter activists in Elgin li...→

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland mayor says public safety reform 'means not just to reform the police, but to replace the police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf suggested on Tuesday that police officers should be replaced by public employees who can respond to traumatic scenes and other situa [...] Read full article: Oakland mayor says public safety reform ...→

DUI charges filed against Chicago woman and man after good Samaritan fatally struck on Dan Ryan Expressway, police say

DUI charges filed against Chicago woman and man after good Samaritan fatally struck on Dan Ryan Expressway, police say

Charges have been filed against a woman and a man in a traffic incident in which a 31-year-old good Samaritan was struck and killed while helping victims of a [...] Read full article: DUI charges filed against Chicago woman ...→

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

MN senator says ‘racism is just a sidebar’ in Minneapolis police scrutiny. Black senator: That’s ‘insulting.’

A white Minnesota state senator and former sheriff downplayed racism and police violence in a news conference Tuesday on the topic of police reform — and promp [...] Read full article: MN senator says ‘racism is just a sideba...→

Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA County's first black DA, saying not enough police prosecuted

Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA County's first black DA, saying not enough police prosecuted

The Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter is looking to remove County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, for failing to prosecute more police officers who wer [...] Read full article: Black Lives Matter moves to oust LA Coun...→

Black Florida police chiefs speak on the challenges of hiring more minorities

Black Florida police chiefs speak on the challenges of hiring more minorities

Despite years of talking about change, Florida law enforcement agencies are still made up of predominately white officers. Investigative reporter Katie LaGrone [...] Read full article: Black Florida police chiefs speak on the...→

Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to deny suspects' rights

Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to deny suspects' rights

A lawsuit contends that the Chicago Police Department is using the coronavirus pandemic and recent protests as 'œcover' to deny criminal suspects their legal [...] Read full article: Lawsuit: Chicago Police using virus to d...→

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered and Brutalized by Police with Near Impunity'

"Black people are being murdered and brutalized by police with near impunity," claims the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). Read full article: ACLU: 'Black People Are Being Murdered a...→

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in Mayor Lightfoot's Chicago

More than 40 people were shot, six fatally, on Monday June 23, 2020, in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago. Read full article: Over 40 Shot, 6 Killed, Monday Alone in ...→

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'Defund the Police,' but 'Replace the Police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'Defund the Police,' but 'Replace the Police'

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf said it was necessary not just to "defund the police," but to "replace the police." Read full article: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: Not Just 'De...→

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Meeting off between Denver police and Black man who was handcuffed after officers pointed a gun at children

Denver police canceled a meeting that was scheduled for last week between the police chief and a Black man who was handcuffed last month after officers pointed [...] Read full article: Meeting off between Denver police and Bl...→

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Let’s get honest about Chicago police: They will never embrace reform

Rather than take steps to address the 70% of reform deadlines they have simply missed or ignored, CPD offers us more platitudes Read full article: Let’s get honest about Chicago police: T...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-police petition: Silicon Valley's virtue signaling has to stop

Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-police petition: Silicon Valley's virtue signaling has to stop

Fox Business host Charles Payne on Tuesday urged Google, Facebook, and Apple that instead of “whining,” do something that helps fellow Americans, especially mi [...] Read full article: Charles Payne on Google workers' anti-po...→

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot in Mayor Lightfoot’s Chicago

Stringent gun controls failed to prevent 100 people from being shot over Father's Day weekend in Mayor Lori Lightfoot's (D) Chicago.  Read full article: Gun Laws Fail to Prevent 100 People Shot...→

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches Project to Promote Stories About Police Violence

Hollywood director Ava DuVernay's entertainment company ARRAY is launching an initiative called the Law Enforcement Accountability Project, that will use art a [...] Read full article: 'Selma' Director Ava DuVernay Launches P...→

Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist comment, is replaced by Black Mayor Pro Tem

Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist comment, is replaced by Black Mayor Pro Tem

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert resigned Tuesday after igniting a controversy by saying she would be "crucified" if she voted against any Black person at a... Read full article: Ypsilanti Mayor resigns after racist com...→

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who’s Hurt by Defunding Police

“You are eliminating one of the few tools that the city has to create middle-class incomes for black and brown folks.” Read full article: Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Chicago, on Who...→

Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she would be 'crucified' for not appointing Black commissioner

Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she would be 'crucified' for not appointing Black commissioner

Ypsilanti Mayor Beth Bashert announced her resignation Tuesday morning after she faced backlash for comments during an online city council meeting. Read full article: Ypsilanti mayor resigns after saying she...→

Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just can’t stop coddling anarchists

Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just can’t stop coddling anarchists

Seattle Democrats, on the heels of gunshots that left one dead and two wounded in the police-free zone established by Capitol Hill Organized Protest anarchists [...] Read full article: Seattle Democrat Mayor Jenny Durkan just...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

German police raid banned far-right group in 4 states

German police are conducting raids on sites linked to a far-right group after the country’s top security official deemed it extremist Read full article: German police raid banned far-right grou...→

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Text Message Urges Chicago Police Officers To Call In Sick, Limit Arrests In A 'Blue Flu'

Along with a spike in violence in Chicago this past weekend comes with a new push by members of the police union to get officers on the street to stand down – [...] Read full article: Text Message Urges Chicago Police Office...→

Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police Departments

Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To Stop Selling G-Suite To Police Departments

More than 1600 workers at Alphabet Inc. petitioned the parent company's Google unit to stop working with police departments, according a report. Read full article: Alphabet Inc. Workers Petition Google To...→