police reform

Local and state law enforcement agencies have adopted some reforms, but there's still a long way to go, according to experts and activists.
One year after police killed George Floyd, a senior adviser to President Joe Biden spoke with HuffPost about the the administration’s plans for police reform.
Floyd’s family gathered with activists, citizens and others who have lost loved ones to police brutality for a rally in Minneapolis.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers is still working on a version of a policing overhaul bill that could pass the Senate.
The Brooklyn Center City Council passed a progressive resolution that will serve as a road map for the city and other areas to overhaul its public safety system.
The president pushed for police reform through the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act passed by the Democratic-led House.
A 2020 study showed officers who move to other police departments often run into disciplinary problems after they are rehired.
"Our hearts are heavy over yet another shooting of a Black man, Daunte Wright, at the hands of police," the former president and first lady wrote.
The police reforms are part of the city’s efforts to address racism in the criminal justice system.
The president-elect told civil rights leaders that the GOP "beat the living hell out of us" because of messaging like "defund the police," according to The Intercept.