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Call for reparations and Occupy City Hall seek results from weeks of protests

Call for reparations and Occupy City Hall seek results from weeks of protests

Protests calling for equal justice for black Americans have been underway for four weeks, but a new phase of protest seems to have begun, with two very differe [...] Read full article: Call for reparations and Occupy City Hal...→

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

The Dallas Police Department Financial Investigations Unit wants to bring awareness to the public regarding a phone call scam involving perpetrators purporting [...] Read full article: Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam C...→

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.” Read full article: Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay ...→

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 ...→

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

A pair of San Jose police officers were praised for their service Wednesday when the department shared how the policemen saved an 11-month-old baby boy who had [...] Read full article: San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Sav...→

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...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police Force

LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police Force

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Despite vocal public calls for defunding, the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education tonight rejected a proposal  that wo [...] Read full article: LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Fu...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul Public Schools no longer will pay the City of St. Paul to post police officers in seven of its high schools. The school board voted 5-1 on Tuesday to [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board removes police off...→

Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Seattle Protest Zone

Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Seattle Protest Zone

Police on Tuesday were investigating the third shooting incident near a neighborhood protest zone in Seattle that has been occupied since a police station was [...] Read full article: Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Sea...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

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, ...→

No charges for other Florissant police officers

FLORISSANT, Mo. – No charges for the two other police officers involved in a traffic stop that led to a third officer being fired. The prosecuting attorney han [...] Read full article: No charges for other Florissant police o...→

Watch Live: City leaders to hold news briefing on new police de-escalation programs

Watch Live: City leaders to hold news briefing on new police de-escalation programs

Several San Diego leaders including Mayor Kevin Faulconer and SDPD Chief David Nisleit will hold a news briefing Wednesday to discuss implementation of program [...] Read full article: Watch Live: City leaders to hold news br...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

The president of the NYC Police Athletic League, an organization that serves youth, said on Wednesday that the goal is to ensure children have a positive encou [...] Read full article: Head of NYC Police Athletic League empha...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

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 city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

"Black Lives Matter, and we shouldn’t feel as though we need to compete with that message or undermine it." Read full article: Boston city councilor says pro-police ra...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Police Department officers use force on African Americans far more often than they do on people of other races and ethnicities, new data from th [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Officers Disproportionate...→

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

Following weeks of protests, physical confrontations and allegations of police bias, Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city intends to “seek the removal” of the C [...] Read full article: City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove S...→

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...→

Police in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

Police in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

An Oregon police officer lost his job and then returned to work after fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in the back. A Florida sergeant was let go six time [...] Read full article: Police in misconduct cases stay on force...→

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

"There's a better way to do these things," Volusia County's sheriff said of the de-escalation training he implemented for new hires. Read full article: A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish polic...→

Baltimore police investigate death of 1-year-old girl | WTOP

BALTIMORE — Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl after police said doctors noticed the child’s head was bruised. The [...] Read full article: Baltimore police investigate death of 1-...→

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...→

Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call for CPS to Remove CPD Officers From Schools

Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call for CPS to Remove CPD Officers From Schools

A youth-led action group marched around a now-vacant school in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on Tuesday, calling for Chicago Public Schools officials to [...] Read full article: Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call ...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

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...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

Call for reparations and Occupy City Hall seek results from weeks of protests

Call for reparations and Occupy City Hall seek results from weeks of protests

Protests calling for equal justice for black Americans have been underway for four weeks, but a new phase of protest seems to have begun, with two very differe [...] Read full article: Call for reparations and Occupy City Hal...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

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, ...→

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.” Read full article: Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay ...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

Watch Live: City leaders to hold news briefing on new police de-escalation programs

Watch Live: City leaders to hold news briefing on new police de-escalation programs

Several San Diego leaders including Mayor Kevin Faulconer and SDPD Chief David Nisleit will hold a news briefing Wednesday to discuss implementation of program [...] Read full article: Watch Live: City leaders to hold news br...→

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

A pair of San Jose police officers were praised for their service Wednesday when the department shared how the policemen saved an 11-month-old baby boy who had [...] Read full article: San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Sav...→

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

Following weeks of protests, physical confrontations and allegations of police bias, Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city intends to “seek the removal” of the C [...] Read full article: City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove S...→

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 ...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

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...→

Police in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

Police in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

An Oregon police officer lost his job and then returned to work after fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in the back. A Florida sergeant was let go six time [...] Read full article: Police in misconduct cases stay on force...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Baltimore police investigate death of 1-year-old girl | WTOP

BALTIMORE — Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl after police said doctors noticed the child’s head was bruised. The [...] Read full article: Baltimore police investigate death of 1-...→

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...→

Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call for CPS to Remove CPD Officers From Schools

Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call for CPS to Remove CPD Officers From Schools

A youth-led action group marched around a now-vacant school in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on Tuesday, calling for Chicago Public Schools officials to [...] Read full article: Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call ...→

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...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

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...→

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

"Black Lives Matter, and we shouldn’t feel as though we need to compete with that message or undermine it." Read full article: Boston city councilor says pro-police ra...→

Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Seattle Protest Zone

Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Seattle Protest Zone

Police on Tuesday were investigating the third shooting incident near a neighborhood protest zone in Seattle that has been occupied since a police station was [...] Read full article: Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Sea...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

The Dallas Police Department Financial Investigations Unit wants to bring awareness to the public regarding a phone call scam involving perpetrators purporting [...] Read full article: Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam C...→

No charges for other Florissant police officers

FLORISSANT, Mo. – No charges for the two other police officers involved in a traffic stop that led to a third officer being fired. The prosecuting attorney han [...] Read full article: No charges for other Florissant police o...→

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 ...→

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Police Department officers use force on African Americans far more often than they do on people of other races and ethnicities, new data from th [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Officers Disproportionate...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

The president of the NYC Police Athletic League, an organization that serves youth, said on Wednesday that the goal is to ensure children have a positive encou [...] Read full article: Head of NYC Police Athletic League empha...→

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...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

"There's a better way to do these things," Volusia County's sheriff said of the de-escalation training he implemented for new hires. Read full article: A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish polic...→

LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police Force

LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police Force

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Despite vocal public calls for defunding, the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education tonight rejected a proposal  that wo [...] Read full article: LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Fu...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul Public Schools no longer will pay the City of St. Paul to post police officers in seven of its high schools. The school board voted 5-1 on Tuesday to [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board removes police off...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

Call for reparations and Occupy City Hall seek results from weeks of protests

Call for reparations and Occupy City Hall seek results from weeks of protests

Protests calling for equal justice for black Americans have been underway for four weeks, but a new phase of protest seems to have begun, with two very differe [...] Read full article: Call for reparations and Occupy City Hal...→

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and Unveils Police Reform Task Force

In a Wednesday afternoon press conference, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner straddled the two crises gripping the nation: the troubling spread of COVID-19 and th [...] Read full article: Turner Gives Houston COVID-19 Update and...→

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Caravan Travels to South Florida Police Departments to Support Officers

Dozens of vehicles caravanned to police departments across South Florida Wednesday in support of officers. Read full article: Caravan Travels to South Florida Police ...→

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam Callers Posing as Officers

The Dallas Police Department Financial Investigations Unit wants to bring awareness to the public regarding a phone call scam involving perpetrators purporting [...] Read full article: Dallas Police Department Warns of Scam C...→

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, ...→

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers

“We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.” Read full article: Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay ...→

No charges for other Florissant police officers

FLORISSANT, Mo. – No charges for the two other police officers involved in a traffic stop that led to a third officer being fired. The prosecuting attorney han [...] Read full article: No charges for other Florissant police o...→

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

School board approves eliminating San Francisco police officers at public schools

Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimo [...] Read full article: School board approves eliminating San Fr...→

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 ...→

Watch Live: City leaders to hold news briefing on new police de-escalation programs

Watch Live: City leaders to hold news briefing on new police de-escalation programs

Several San Diego leaders including Mayor Kevin Faulconer and SDPD Chief David Nisleit will hold a news briefing Wednesday to discuss implementation of program [...] Read full article: Watch Live: City leaders to hold news br...→

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Officers Disproportionately Use Force on African Americans, Report Says

Fairfax County Police Department officers use force on African Americans far more often than they do on people of other races and ethnicities, new data from th [...] Read full article: Fairfax County Officers Disproportionate...→

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Saving Baby Boy On Father's Day

A pair of San Jose police officers were praised for their service Wednesday when the department shared how the policemen saved an 11-month-old baby boy who had [...] Read full article: San Jose Police Officers Saluted For Sav...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove South Philly Columbus Statue

Following weeks of protests, physical confrontations and allegations of police bias, Mayor Jim Kenney announced the city intends to “seek the removal” of the C [...] Read full article: City Will Ask Art Commission to Remove S...→

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

Head of NYC Police Athletic League emphasizes importance of connecting kids with officers

The president of the NYC Police Athletic League, an organization that serves youth, said on Wednesday that the goal is to ensure children have a positive encou [...] Read full article: Head of NYC Police Athletic League empha...→

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 ...→

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Officers in Chicago Public Schools

A big decision is set for whether or not Chicago police officers will remain in public schools in the city.... A measure to remove them from schools failed to [...] Read full article: Latest Updates: Protests, Vote on Office...→

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...→

Police in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

Police in misconduct cases stay on force through arbitration

An Oregon police officer lost his job and then returned to work after fatally shooting an unarmed Black man in the back. A Florida sergeant was let go six time [...] Read full article: Police in misconduct cases stay on force...→

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago Public Schools Expected as Protests Continue

The Chicago Board of Education was expected to vote Wednesday on whether or not to end the city’s public school district’s contract with the Chicago Police Dep [...] Read full article: Vote on Removing Officers From Chicago P...→

St. Paul school board votes to remove police officers from city’s public high schools | MinnPost

Plus: three GOP state senators from request federal investigation of the Minneapolis Police Department; Minneapolis police union head says firing of Derek Chau [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board votes to remove po...→

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish police training. Now his deputies use force less often.

"There's a better way to do these things," Volusia County's sheriff said of the de-escalation training he implemented for new hires. Read full article: A Florida sheriff adopted Scottish polic...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Baltimore police investigate death of 1-year-old girl | WTOP

BALTIMORE — Baltimore homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 1-year-old girl after police said doctors noticed the child’s head was bruised. The [...] Read full article: Baltimore police investigate death of 1-...→

LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police Force

LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Funding Of School Police Force

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Despite vocal public calls for defunding, the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education tonight rejected a proposal  that wo [...] Read full article: LAUSD Board Rejects Proposal To Slash Fu...→

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...→

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...→

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive for COVID-19

Eleven detectives assigned to the evening shift of the Crimes Against Persons’ Robbery and Assault units of the Dallas Police Department have tested positive f [...] Read full article: 11 Dallas Police Officers Test Positive ...→

Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call for CPS to Remove CPD Officers From Schools

Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call for CPS to Remove CPD Officers From Schools

A youth-led action group marched around a now-vacant school in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood on Tuesday, calling for Chicago Public Schools officials to [...] Read full article: Protests Continue as Demonstrators Call ...→

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...→

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

Louisville Police Fires One of the Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Death

A police officer involved in Breonna Taylor's controversial shooting death has been fired, reports the Louisville Courier Journal.Brett Hankison was terminated [...] Read full article: Louisville Police Fires One of the Offic...→

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

Minneapolis police union president in wake of George Floyd: He considered stepping down, but officers told him to stay

With so much rage from officials and community members directed at Lt. Bob Kroll, he had considered whether he should step down as president of the Minneapolis [...] Read full article: Minneapolis police union president in wa...→

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...→

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul school board removes police officers from high schools on 5-1 vote

St. Paul Public Schools no longer will pay the City of St. Paul to post police officers in seven of its high schools. The school board voted 5-1 on Tuesday to [...] Read full article: St. Paul school board removes police off...→

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

Boston city councilor says pro-police rally in West Roxbury was ‘wrong approach’

"Black Lives Matter, and we shouldn’t feel as though we need to compete with that message or undermine it." Read full article: Boston city councilor says pro-police ra...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Seattle Protest Zone

Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Seattle Protest Zone

Police on Tuesday were investigating the third shooting incident near a neighborhood protest zone in Seattle that has been occupied since a police station was [...] Read full article: Police Investigate 3rd Shooting Near Sea...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→