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How 2020 Contenders Are Approaching Police Brutality And Criminal Justice Reform
In a diverse and crowded Democratic race, candidates are bringing their records of managing — or mismanaging — cases of police brutality with them.
Pete Buttigieg Orders South Bend Police To Keep Body Cameras Activated
The South Bend mayor and presidential candidate issued the reminder in response to calls for transparency about the fatal police shooting of Eric Logan.
South Bend Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man Had History Of Racist Comments: Report
Court documents reveal that another officer filed an internal complaint in 2008 accusing South Bend Police Sgt. Ryan O’Neil of making derogatory remarks.
Phoenix Family Threatened By Police: Apologies Are A 'Slap In The Face'
“It’s like putting some lemon juice on an open wound. It’s just hurting us even more,” Dravon Ames said.
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Chilling Video Shows Cop Aiming Gun At Black Family After Girl, 4, Takes Doll From Store
"I'm going to shoot you in your face," a Phoenix officer shouts at a couple in front of their two children.
Julián Castro Says Issue Of Police Brutality Is More Than Just 'A Few Bad Apples'
The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said America's policing system was "broken" and laid out his plan to fix it during a Fox News town hall.
Minneapolis Ex-Cop Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison For Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Woman
Mohamed Noor shot and killed Justine Damond outside her home in 2017.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
What Can Police Do When They Become ‘Social Workers of Last Resort’?
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“The real message is: Let’s train police officers so they stop hurting our family members, our loved ones.”
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Lawsuit Over Dehydration Death In David Clarke's Jail Settles For $6.75M
Ryan J. Reilly
“What happened to Terrill Thomas was a form of torture," said an attorney for his family.
'See You Yesterday' Uses Time Travel To Remind Us Black Lives Still Matter
Collaborators Stefon Bristol and Fredrica Bailey simultaneously turn our attention to social injustice and the black kids who could save the world with STEM.
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No Charges In Fatal Shooting Of Autistic Man With Knife
Osaze Osagie's parents they "will forever regret reaching out to the police to seek emergency help for their son."
Former Corrections Officers Charged In Beating Of Handcuffed Inmate
One of the Kentucky officers was filmed beating 19-year-old Terry Whitehead last year.
Officer Charged After Using Headlock On Woman Who Called Police
Miami-Dade police officer Alejandro Giraldo faces battery and misconduct charges after violently arresting a woman who had called for help.
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Florida Deputy Fired After Forcing Inmate To Do Pushups For Feeding Cookie To Bird
James Moran was caught on camera kicking the inmate after he couldn't do 50 pushups.
Deputy On Leave After Video Shows Officers Slamming Teen's Head, Punching Him
Broward County, Florida's mayor has called for the deputy's firing over the "outrageous and unacceptable" actions.
New Surveillance Video Shows Chicago Police Dragging, Using Stun Gun On Student
The footage contradicts the Chicago Police Department’s assertion that Dnigma Howard, 16, attacked the officers first.
HOME & LIVING
9 Young Adult Books Every Kid (And Grown Up) Should Read
Jolie A. Doggett
No matter your age, there's a YA book out there for you.
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Video Shows Teen's Beating By West Virginia Police During Traffic Stop
By John Raby, AP
This newly released dashcam footage shows a police officer beating a teen until his body goes limp.
Dashcam Video Captures Police Brutality Against Teen
This new dashcam footage shows a police officer beating a teen until his body goes limp.
Florida Officer Puts Woman Who Called Police In Headlock
A South Florida cop was suspended after putting a woman who called the police in a headlock and arresting her.
Officer Suspended After Video Shows Woman Who Called Police Put In A Headlock
The Miami-Dade officer said the woman needed "to be corrected" before forcing her to the ground.
Vallejo Police To Face Suit In Shooting Death Of Sleeping Rapper
The 20-year-old aspiring rapper was shot multiple times by police who found him sleeping in his car.
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How Police Violence Paves The Way To Authoritarianism
Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, believes the only good criminal is a dead one. Many Brazilians agree.
Florida Deputy On Leave After Video Shows Him Striking Handcuffed Teen
The video, under investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Office, shows the deputy elbowing the detained teen.
Body-Cam Footage Shows Arizona Police Using Taser On Man 11 Times During Traffic Stop
Johnny Wheatcroft, who has accused the officers of using a stun gun on his testicles, is suing them for using “excessive … force and torture."
The Daily Show
Trevor Noah On Roger Stone's Arrest: Welcome To The World Of Black People
“How many years have black people been saying police in America are extreme?”
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