Tag: Philando Castile

Philando Castile St. Paul

Archived: Repair Vouchers, Not Bullets St. Paul Tries New Policing Approach After Philando Castiles Death

Two years after Philando Castile’s death, community-police relations in his old neighborhood are shifting in the right direction. Areas throughout the Twin Cities have implemented Lights On, a program aimed to improve the community and its relationship with police. Rather than issue tickets and fines for miniscule vehicle problems, police…

Archived: Philando Settlement Marred by More Law Enforcement Racism

The St. Anthony City Council in Minnesota voted to give Diamond Reynolds $675,000 as part of a total $800,000 settlement for her emotional distress and wrongful arrest following the fatal officer-involved shooting of her boyfriend, Philando Castile. In response, aRice County sheriff’s deputy, who is also a city council member,…