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Law enforcement officials and criminologists credit a dual approach with helping extend the decades-long reduction in crime in New York City and reducing gun violence in Chicago by 20 percent in 2017.
Shootings were down and firearms arrests were up, according to police.
“If this happened to a white child, if her mother was screaming, ‘She’s 11,’ would you have handcuffed her and put her in the back of a police car?” Honestie asked.
Brent Ahlers may serve no time at all for his deadly lie that put Black men in danger.
Local political leaders say they agree with two U.N. torture experts who called for a criminal inquiry into these abuses.
A three-month review blamed law enforcement agencies for “disastrous results” during the deadly white supremacist rally in August that left one counterprotester dead.
“I was putting my hands through the little bars leaning out of the window, screaming, ‘Please don’t let them take me,’” 11-year-old Honestie Hodges told local media.
The entitled white male in question received a two-day suspension.
“Grave abuse” from Taser use in some U.S. jails violated the United Nations’ prohibition on cruel, inhuman or degrading punishment and, in some cases, amounted to torture.
An attorney for Lyndo Jones said the victim “wasn’t too thrilled about” the district attorney’s handling of the shooting.
Your White Privilege Is Showing: Police Captain On Leave for Telling Cop He Benefits From His Race and Gender
The officer claimed to be “racially and sexistly slurred” after being informed he is a white man.
Michael Slager, 36, pleaded guilty in May to a federal civil rights charge of using excessive force when he killed 50-year-old Walter Scott in 2015.
Since Trump took office in January, 29 departments have joined a special program under which they are deputized to perform some tasks of immigration agents, doubling its size in 10 months.
A charge for evading arrest may be revisited, according to police.
A federal judge ruled that St. Louis police cannot shut down non-violent demonstrations and employ chemical agents to punish protesters.
A panel found Officer Caesar Goodson not guilty of 21 administrative charges of violating department policies during Freddie Gray’s arrest, meaning he will keep his job.
A court-appointed monitor for the NYPD will oversee the effort.
Another school district opted to ban the book, whose themes align with the killings of Black men by police and the backlash to NFL players’ national anthem protests.
A video posted on Facebook showed a group of demonstrators high above the playing field holding a banner with the St. Louis Cardinals’ mascot drawn on it as they shouted “No Justice. No Baseball” and “You can’t stop the revolution.”
Police will use the cameras under the test program but the police union will have to approve permanent body cameras.
Witnesses, who heard the officers yelling commands, shouted that Magdiel Sanchez was deaf, a police spokesperson said.
More than 120 people were arrested late Sunday, when police in riot gear used pepper spray and detained activists who defied orders to disperse following larger, peaceful protests.
A look at five recent cases in which the legal system cleared officers of wrongdoing in the deaths of Black men.
The NYPD, the largest city police department in the United States, has been slower than some other law enforcement agencies to adopt body cameras and only a fraction of its officers have them.