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Myles Cosgrove, Louisville Police Officer Who Murdered Breonna Taylor, Wants His Job Back

Even after his outrageous behavior in the no-knock raid of Breonna Taylor’s home — and ultimately firing the shot that killed the 26-year-old emergency room technician — Myles Cosgrove believes he still deserves a place on the Louisville Metro Police Force. NPR’s Jonathan Franklin reported that Cosgrove is fighting to…

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Justice Department Sues Baltimore County Police Department for Employment Discrimination

The Justice Department (DOJ) has sued Baltimore County, Maryland and its police department for what it has deemed discriminatory hiring practices against prospective entry-level officers. The department had been using an exam, which Black applicants consistently performed worse on than white applicants, leading to fewer Black applicants being hired in…