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D.C. Police Chief Expects Largest Turnout Yet for Saturday Protests

Washington, D.C., Police Chief Peter Newsham is preparing for an unprecedented Saturday night of protests in the wake of George Floyd's death. Read full article: D.C. Police Chief Expects Largest Turnou...→

D.C. Police Chief Expects Largest Turnout Yet for Saturday Protests

Washington, D.C., Police Chief Peter Newsham is preparing for an unprecedented Saturday night of protests in the wake of George Floyd's death. Read full article: D.C. Police Chief Expects Largest Turnou...→

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

What began as a gang in the area of Oldtown near the north side of Chicago in 1959 then became a Puerto Rican nationalist party that expanded to New York City [...] Read full article: Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, ...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expects record turnout for primary amid pandemic

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expects record turnout for primary amid pandemic

A number of changes were made in the state to allow for an increase in absentee voting by mail after the primary was delayed. Read full article: 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expec...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing. Read full article: Qualified Immunity Protection for Police...→

Detroit Police Department Investigates Officer Conduct During Protests

The Detroit Police Department is investigating several incidents involving its officers during the Detroit protests. Read full article: Detroit Police Department Investigates O...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

The Boston Police Department received at least 30 complaints over conduct in the first days of the recent and ongoing protests, according to data the departmen [...] Read full article: Boston Police fielded more conduct compl...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Trump rally gives Fox News largest Saturday night audience in its history

Trump rally gives Fox News largest Saturday night audience in its history

President Trump’s rally on Saturday attracted a record-setting audience on TV despite the smaller-than-expected crowd in attendance at the Tulsa, Okla., event. [...] Read full article: Trump rally gives Fox News largest Satur...→

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

Attorney General Letitia James heard from 100 witnesses last week, including elected officials and community leaders. Read full article: NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

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...→

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

Two men have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during recent protests in Newark. Read full article: 2 charged with vandalizing police cars i...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked sides with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan Tuesday over criticism of his handling of past protests, praising the long-time [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Police say a shooting in North Carolina’s largest city has left two people dead [...]

Police say a shooting in North Carolina’s largest city has left two people dead and seven others wounded, while five others were hit by vehicles at the scene.. [...] Read full article: Police say a shooting in North Carolina’...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to use of police weaponry

Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to use of police weaponry

In law enforcement, they’re referred to as “nonlethal” tools for dealing with demonstrations that turn unruly Read full article: Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to us...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

Two men have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during recent protests in Newark. Read full article: 2 charged with vandalizing police cars i...→

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

The Boston Police Department received at least 30 complaints over conduct in the first days of the recent and ongoing protests, according to data the departmen [...] Read full article: Boston Police fielded more conduct compl...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing. Read full article: Qualified Immunity Protection for Police...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Trump rally gives Fox News largest Saturday night audience in its history

Trump rally gives Fox News largest Saturday night audience in its history

President Trump’s rally on Saturday attracted a record-setting audience on TV despite the smaller-than-expected crowd in attendance at the Tulsa, Okla., event. [...] Read full article: Trump rally gives Fox News largest Satur...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

Police say a shooting in North Carolina’s largest city has left two people dead [...]

Police say a shooting in North Carolina’s largest city has left two people dead and seven others wounded, while five others were hit by vehicles at the scene.. [...] Read full article: Police say a shooting in North Carolina’...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to use of police weaponry

Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to use of police weaponry

In law enforcement, they’re referred to as “nonlethal” tools for dealing with demonstrations that turn unruly Read full article: Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to us...→

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

What began as a gang in the area of Oldtown near the north side of Chicago in 1959 then became a Puerto Rican nationalist party that expanded to New York City [...] Read full article: Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, ...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

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...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expects record turnout for primary amid pandemic

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expects record turnout for primary amid pandemic

A number of changes were made in the state to allow for an increase in absentee voting by mail after the primary was delayed. Read full article: 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expec...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked sides with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan Tuesday over criticism of his handling of past protests, praising the long-time [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Detroit Police Department Investigates Officer Conduct During Protests

The Detroit Police Department is investigating several incidents involving its officers during the Detroit protests. Read full article: Detroit Police Department Investigates O...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

Attorney General Letitia James heard from 100 witnesses last week, including elected officials and community leaders. Read full article: NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tucson police chief offers to resign after death of man handcuffed, left face-down on ground

Tuscon Police Chief Chris Magnus offered his resignation on Wednesday, following the death of a 27-old-man who reportedly died while in police custody.  Read full article: Tucson police chief offers to resign aft...→

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, Racism and Police Violence

What began as a gang in the area of Oldtown near the north side of Chicago in 1959 then became a Puerto Rican nationalist party that expanded to New York City [...] Read full article: Former Young Lords Reflect on Protests, ...→

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

Iowa police chief apologizes for suggesting protesters be run over by trucks in Facebook post

An Iowa police chief said Tuesday that it was a “horrible mistake” and a “total accident” to compare Black Lives Matter demonstrators in Des Moines, to “road b [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief apologizes for suggest...→

DC police chief calls council’s defunding effort a ‘knee-jerk reaction’ | WTOP

Ahead of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee meeting Thursday, Chief Peter Newsham spoke to WTOP about his concerns for possible budget cuts. Read full article: DC police chief calls council’s defundin...→

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

3 teens charged with robbery, assault of couple picking up couch in St. Paul and former police chief who came to their aid

As a couple picked up a couch from a St. Paul residence, a group of teens approached and demanded money and a cell phone. It escalated into an assault against [...] Read full article: 3 teens charged with robbery, assault of...→

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

Iowa police chief claims Facebook comment purportedly calling BLM protesters 'road bumps' was 'a total accident'

A police chief in Iowa apologized Tuesday and said that his Facebook comment that appeared to refer to Black Lives Matter protesters as “road bumps” was just a [...] Read full article: Iowa police chief claims Facebook commen...→

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...→

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apologizes For Facebook Post About Slapping Protesters' Faces

Antioch police officer's union president Steve Aiello has apologized after making a social media comment about police and protesters. Read full article: Antioch Police Officers Union Chief Apol...→

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates make their pitch for Aurora Police Chief job

Four final candidates for the Aurora Police Department chief’s job appeared at a public forum Tuesday night answering questions from the public and sharing the [...] Read full article: Four final candidates make their pitch f...→

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

2 charged with vandalizing police cars in Newark protests

Two men have been charged with vandalizing police vehicles during recent protests in Newark. Read full article: 2 charged with vandalizing police cars i...→

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expects record turnout for primary amid pandemic

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expects record turnout for primary amid pandemic

A number of changes were made in the state to allow for an increase in absentee voting by mail after the primary was delayed. Read full article: 2020 Daily Trail Markers: Kentucky expec...→

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

Boston Police fielded more conduct complaints as protests began

The Boston Police Department received at least 30 complaints over conduct in the first days of the recent and ongoing protests, according to data the departmen [...] Read full article: Boston Police fielded more conduct compl...→

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 Videos of Officer Accused of Shoving Protester

Fort Lauderdale’s Chief of Police is calling two videos of suspended officer Steven Pohorence concerning, as the police department continues investigating the [...] Read full article: Fort Lauderdale Police Chief Releases 2 ...→

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

DC police chief condemns bid to tear down Jackson statue: 'We can't tolerate people destroying property'

District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham condemned attempts by protesters to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square Monda [...] Read full article: DC police chief condemns bid to tear dow...→

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s death was ‘murder’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis’ police chief says the death of George Floyd was “murder” and that the officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck knew what [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief says Floyd’s de...→

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police responding to report of shots fired, 2 officers injured, chief says

Two Tampa police officers were injured early Saturday after a crowd of hundreds surrounded a group of officers in an "ambush," the Tampa police chief said. Read full article: Hundreds ‘ambush’ Tampa police respondin...→

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Officers Injured During 'Ambush'

Police officers in Tampa, Florida, were reportedly ambushed Saturday while responding to a call, according to TPD Chief Brian Dugan. Read full article: Video: Tampa Police Chief Says Two Offic...→

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutality at George Floyd protests across U.S.

Cities around the country face excessive force lawsuits claiming police tackled, beat and tear-gassed protesters. Read full article: At least 40 lawsuits claim police brutal...→

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department against criticism of response to protests

Mayor Bill de Blasio picked sides with NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan Tuesday over criticism of his handling of past protests, praising the long-time [...] Read full article: De Blasio backs NYPD chief of department...→

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

Qualified Immunity Protection for Police Emerges as Flash Point Amid Protests

The Supreme Court developed the doctrine that serves as a shield for officers. A half-century later, it is at the center of the debate over policing. Read full article: Qualified Immunity Protection for Police...→

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Night 'Stealing Spree' During George Floyd Protests Across Bay Area

Bay Area businesses suffered widespread damage during the George Floyd protests but most of the looting happened far away from the marches. Seven different sho [...] Read full article: Caravans Of Looters Led Police On 4-Nigh...→

Detroit Police Department Investigates Officer Conduct During Protests

The Detroit Police Department is investigating several incidents involving its officers during the Detroit protests. Read full article: Detroit Police Department Investigates O...→

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

Snohomish police chief reassigned after rumors about antifa spurred armed response

A divide in Snohomish, a city of 10,000 near the Cascade foothills, had come to light early last week as citizens armed with semi-automatic weapons and display [...] Read full article: Snohomish police chief reassigned after ...→

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief says officers are responding to CHOP with caution

A Capitol Hill business owner reportedly called 911 multiple times to report a break-in and fire at his auto repair shop — but officers never responded. Seattl [...] Read full article: ‘No cop-free zone’: Seattle police chief...→

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP shooting is 'what happens when politicians don't enforce rule of law'

Seattle Police Officers Guild President Michael Solan ripped Washington state public officials Monday after he said they failed to "take responsibility" for a [...] Read full article: Seattle police union chief: Deadly CHOP ...→

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

Retired police chief intervenes when couple is randomly attacked in St. Paul; he’s also assaulted

A retired police chief witnessed a couple being assaulted in St. Paul, came to their aid and found himself under attack, according to police. Bob Jacobson, who [...] Read full article: Retired police chief intervenes when cou...→

Trump rally gives Fox News largest Saturday night audience in its history

Trump rally gives Fox News largest Saturday night audience in its history

President Trump’s rally on Saturday attracted a record-setting audience on TV despite the smaller-than-expected crowd in attendance at the Tulsa, Okla., event. [...] Read full article: Trump rally gives Fox News largest Satur...→

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

A Brief History Of Past Protests Against Police Brutality In NYC—And How The NYPD Responded

"“I don’t think in 50 years we had the level of protest we’ve seen in New York City. We certainly have not seen the level of police violence directed at protes [...] Read full article: A Brief History Of Past Protests Against...→

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In AG Investigation Into Police Response To Protests

Attorney General Letitia James heard from 100 witnesses last week, including elected officials and community leaders. Read full article: NYPD Commissioner Expected To Testify In...→

Police say a shooting in North Carolina’s largest city has left two people dead [...]

Police say a shooting in North Carolina’s largest city has left two people dead and seven others wounded, while five others were hit by vehicles at the scene.. [...] Read full article: Police say a shooting in North Carolina’...→

Minneapolis police chief calls recent spate of gun violence ‘public health crisis’ | MinnPost

Plus: online video shows ex-Minneapolis officer charged in George Floyd’s death confronted at a grocery store; four die in wrong way crash on I-35W; Twins' Nel [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police chief calls recent sp...→

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Cannot Afford To Take Away' Minneapolis Police

In an interview with "60 Minutes," Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo says he's working towards building trust and reforming the department -- but gett [...] Read full article: Chief Arradondo On '60 Minutes': 'We Can...→

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on George Floyd's killing, policies during protests and reform for his department

Arradondo tells Lesley Stahl how he's trying to mend the mistrust communities have for his police department, brought to a head after the killing of George Flo [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradon...→

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Father's Day Protests and Marches Against Racism and Police Brutality

Protest marches and other actions to call out racism and police brutality have been continue Sunday in various parts of Los Angeles County. This is the fourth [...] Read full article: Father's Day Protests and Marches Agains...→

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addresses officer sickout in wake of Rayshard Brooks charges - Atlanta INtown Paper

Interim Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant held a press conference on June 20 to address concerns about an officer sickout – or “blue flu – in protest of the c [...] Read full article: Video: Interim Atlanta police chief addr...→

Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to use of police weaponry

Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to use of police weaponry

In law enforcement, they’re referred to as “nonlethal” tools for dealing with demonstrations that turn unruly Read full article: Injuries at protests draw scrutiny to us...→