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Public health experts urge police to stop using tear gas during COVID-19 pandemic

Public health experts urge police to stop using tear gas during COVID-19 pandemic

Some health experts warn tear gas could “increase risk for COVID-19 by making the respiratory tract more susceptible to infection, exacerbating existing inflam [...] Read full article: Public health experts urge police to sto...→

Public health experts urge police to stop using tear gas during COVID-19 pandemic

Public health experts urge police to stop using tear gas during COVID-19 pandemic

Some health experts warn tear gas could “increase risk for COVID-19 by making the respiratory tract more susceptible to infection, exacerbating existing inflam [...] Read full article: Public health experts urge police to sto...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

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...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

As Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, health experts are preparing for more “curves” such as mental health [...] Read full article: Massachusetts health experts talk post-p...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

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...→

Tear gas ban will force police to use more physical tactics to disperse crowds, professionals warn

Tear gas ban will force police to use more physical tactics to disperse crowds, professionals warn

The rush by city and state officials across the country to ban police use of tear gas and pepper spray has law enforcement professionals fearful that police wi [...] Read full article: Tear gas ban will force police to use mo...→

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-...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

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...→

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 ...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Government To Stop Designating KKK As 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Government To Stop Designating KKK As 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

WASHINGTON—Declaring that enough was enough and that the nation’s officials needed to stand up to the organization, public pressure was reportedly mounting on [...] Read full article: Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Governme...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Police in Virginia's capital declared an unlawful assembly on Sunday night as anti-racism protesters tried to tear down a Confederate-era monument. Read full article: Richmond police declare unlawful assembl...→

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...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's 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: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Police union says Seattle laws to ban chokeholds, tear gas must be bargained

The Seattle Times Local section covers Seattle, the Eastside, Snohomish County, the Puget Sound region and the Pacific Northwest. Coverage includes breaking ne [...] Read full article: Police union says Seattle laws to ban ch...→

Federal watchdog investigating police tear gassing protesters before Trump’s church photo

Federal watchdog investigating police tear gassing protesters before Trump’s church photo

The Interior Department’s U.S. Park Police and other forces released chemical agents and at times punched and clubbed a largely peaceful of crowd of demonstrat [...] Read full article: Federal watchdog investigating police te...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Police: Officer injured in crash caused by driver who failed to stop at stop sign in Chelsea

Police: Officer injured in crash caused by driver who failed to stop at stop sign in Chelsea

CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - A Chelsea police officer was injured after a motorist struck his cruiser in Chelsea late Sunday night, authorities said. The officer... Read full article: Police: Officer injured in crash caused ...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

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...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

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...→

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...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

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...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

As Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, health experts are preparing for more “curves” such as mental health [...] Read full article: Massachusetts health experts talk post-p...→

Police union says Seattle laws to ban chokeholds, tear gas must be bargained

The Seattle Times Local section covers Seattle, the Eastside, Snohomish County, the Puget Sound region and the Pacific Northwest. Coverage includes breaking ne [...] Read full article: Police union says Seattle laws to ban ch...→

Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Government To Stop Designating KKK As 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Government To Stop Designating KKK As 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

WASHINGTON—Declaring that enough was enough and that the nation’s officials needed to stand up to the organization, public pressure was reportedly mounting on [...] Read full article: Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Governme...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

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...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

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-...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's 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: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

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 ...→

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...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

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...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Federal watchdog investigating police tear gassing protesters before Trump’s church photo

Federal watchdog investigating police tear gassing protesters before Trump’s church photo

The Interior Department’s U.S. Park Police and other forces released chemical agents and at times punched and clubbed a largely peaceful of crowd of demonstrat [...] Read full article: Federal watchdog investigating police te...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Police: Officer injured in crash caused by driver who failed to stop at stop sign in Chelsea

Police: Officer injured in crash caused by driver who failed to stop at stop sign in Chelsea

CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - A Chelsea police officer was injured after a motorist struck his cruiser in Chelsea late Sunday night, authorities said. The officer... Read full article: Police: Officer injured in crash caused ...→

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Police in Virginia's capital declared an unlawful assembly on Sunday night as anti-racism protesters tried to tear down a Confederate-era monument. Read full article: Richmond police declare unlawful assembl...→

Tear gas ban will force police to use more physical tactics to disperse crowds, professionals warn

Tear gas ban will force police to use more physical tactics to disperse crowds, professionals warn

The rush by city and state officials across the country to ban police use of tear gas and pepper spray has law enforcement professionals fearful that police wi [...] Read full article: Tear gas ban will force police to use mo...→

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...→

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger public health again

We’re merely halfway into the year, and yet 2020 has challenged us with a global plague, months of lockdown, economic devastation, the most dire unemployment s [...] Read full article: How anti-vaxxers are set to endanger pub...→

Police presence at Seattle Public Schools halted indefinitely

The suspension is just one part of a broader proposal to improve school climate for Black students, who last year made up nearly half of students referred to p [...] Read full article: Police presence at Seattle Public School...→

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's Public Schools

San Francisco Unified School District Votes To Eliminate Police From City's 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: San Francisco Unified School District Vo...→

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...→

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

New coronavirus cases surge in South Florida prompting concern among health experts

MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida saw another record one-day increase in coronavirus cases, with 5,508 new cases reported Wednesday. That pushes the total o [...] Read full article: New coronavirus cases surge in South Flo...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

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...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

Health Department report shows NYC underreported police-related civilian deaths

The city Health Department on Tuesday night quietly released a 2017 draft report that revealed the city vastly underreported police-involved deaths over a rece [...] Read full article: Health Department report shows NYC under...→

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 ...→

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

San Bernardino County declares racism a public health crisis

County supervisors also voted Tuesday, June 23, to create a panel to address the effects of racism in health care, law and justice and economic opportunity Read full article: San Bernardino County declares racism a ...→

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...→

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...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Face Growing Threats

Four New York regions meet the criteria to begin reopening on Friday. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order allowing nonessential construction, [...] Read full article: Public Health Workers Fighting Virus Fac...→

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from e [...]

Public health workers fighting the coronavirus are facing growing threats from elected officials and members of the public who are frustrated with the lockdown [...] Read full article: Public health workers fighting the coron...→

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Public Health Officials Resign Amid Threats During Pandemic

Across the US, many people have taken issue with guidance from health officials -- as the act of wearing a mask to protect others during a pandemic has become [...] Read full article: Public Health Officials Resign Amid Thre...→

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At Southboro Public Safety Complex

Police are looking into what’s only described as a “critical incident” at the Southboro Public Safety Complex. Read full article: Police Look Into 'Critical Incident' At ...→

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...→

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

St. Paul protesters demand removal of police from public high schools

Protesters filled the courtyard outside Central High School Monday afternoon to demand the removal of police officers from St. Paul Public Schools. As proteste [...] Read full article: St. Paul protesters demand removal of po...→

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Santa Clara County officials push to declare racism a public health crisis

Local civil rights leaders called the resolutions a positive first step but emphasized that the county must push beyond symbolic gestures to uproot systemic ra [...] Read full article: Santa Clara County officials push to dec...→

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

Massachusetts health experts talk post-pandemic ‘curves’, mental health and returning to care

As Massachusetts residents and Americans across the nation continue to flatten the curve, health experts are preparing for more “curves” such as mental health [...] Read full article: Massachusetts health experts talk post-p...→

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

LA County public health director reveals violent threats against her over coronavirus response

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the sprea [...] Read full article: LA County public health director reveals...→

Police union says Seattle laws to ban chokeholds, tear gas must be bargained

The Seattle Times Local section covers Seattle, the Eastside, Snohomish County, the Puget Sound region and the Pacific Northwest. Coverage includes breaking ne [...] Read full article: Police union says Seattle laws to ban ch...→

Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Government To Stop Designating KKK As 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Government To Stop Designating KKK As 501(c)(3) Nonprofit

WASHINGTON—Declaring that enough was enough and that the nation’s officials needed to stand up to the organization, public pressure was reportedly mounting on [...] Read full article: Public Pressure Mounts For U.S. Governme...→

Federal watchdog investigating police tear gassing protesters before Trump’s church photo

Federal watchdog investigating police tear gassing protesters before Trump’s church photo

The Interior Department’s U.S. Park Police and other forces released chemical agents and at times punched and clubbed a largely peaceful of crowd of demonstrat [...] Read full article: Federal watchdog investigating police te...→

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

LA County Public Health Director Confirms She's Received Death Threats Over Coronavirus Restrictions

Dr. Barbara Ferrer, who has been holding briefings almost daily since March, said she holds the briefings herself in order to protect her team from similar thr [...] Read full article: LA County Public Health Director Confirm...→

LA County Public Health Officer Tells of Repeated Death Threats Amid Pandemic - Times of San Diego

Los Angeles County's top public health official said Monday her life has been threatened repeatedly but promised to continue to "follow the science." Read full article: LA County Public Health Officer Tells of...→

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health Department gives updates on COVID-19, June 22

Santa Clara County public health officials give updates on the COVID-19 crisis.Today’s topic is food insecurity before and during COVID-19, as well as fighting [...] Read full article: Watch: Santa Clara County Public Health ...→

Police: Officer injured in crash caused by driver who failed to stop at stop sign in Chelsea

Police: Officer injured in crash caused by driver who failed to stop at stop sign in Chelsea

CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - A Chelsea police officer was injured after a motorist struck his cruiser in Chelsea late Sunday night, authorities said. The officer... Read full article: Police: Officer injured in crash caused ...→

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...→

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Richmond police declare unlawful assembly as protesters try to tear down Confederate statue

Police in Virginia's capital declared an unlawful assembly on Sunday night as anti-racism protesters tried to tear down a Confederate-era monument. Read full article: Richmond police declare unlawful assembl...→

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No different than protests 'from a purely public health point of view'

 Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel called out the double standard of President Trump's critics who cited coronavirus concerns following his campaign [...] Read full article: Dr. Siegel on Trump rally backlash: No d...→

Tear gas ban will force police to use more physical tactics to disperse crowds, professionals warn

Tear gas ban will force police to use more physical tactics to disperse crowds, professionals warn

The rush by city and state officials across the country to ban police use of tear gas and pepper spray has law enforcement professionals fearful that police wi [...] Read full article: Tear gas ban will force police to use mo...→