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Biden to sign executive order aimed at reforming police practices

President Joe Biden plans to sign a long-awaited executive order reforming policing practices on Wednesday, the second anniversary of the death of George Floyd. Source:…

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“His Name Is George Floyd”: Two Years After Police Murder, His Life & the Struggle for Racial Justice

This week marks the second anniversary of the police murder of George Floyd. We speak with Washington Post reporters Robert Samuels and Toluse Olorunnipa, who…

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US police have killed nearly 600 people in traffic stops since 2017, data shows

Deaths continue apace this year, with Black victims disproportionately harmed, amid calls to reduce traffic encounters Police in the US have killed nearly 600 people…

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‘No progress’ since George Floyd: US police killing three people a day

As Joe Biden pushes to ‘fund the police’, data from Mapping Police Violence shows high rates of deaths at the hands of law enforcement persist…

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Video captures Wisconsin officer kneeling on 12-year-old girl’s neck

Surveillance video released by a Wisconsin school district on Friday captured an off-duty police officer kneeling on a 12-year-old girl’s neck during a lunchtime fight at a…

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Arizona state House panel passes bill proposing to make recordings of police illegal

An Arizona state House committee on Monday passed a proposed law that would make video recordings within eight feet of police activity illegal, … Source:…

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Minnesota police barred from arresting journalists under settlement approved by judge

A judge on Tuesday approved a settlement that will bar Minnesota police from arresting, threatening to arrest or using force against journalists, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/593480-minnesota-police-barred-from-arresting-journalists-under-settlement…

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U.S. cops killed “at least 1,134” people last year

Police in the U.S. killed “at least 1,134” people last year, a significant rise on 2020. Nearly half the killings were mental health/welfare checks. Black…

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DOJ opens civil rights probe into Mount Vernon police in New York, officials say

The U.S. DOJ announced Friday it’s opening up a federal civil rights probe into the Mount Vernon Police Department in New York. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/justice-department-launches-civil-rights-inquiry-nys-mount-vernon-poli-rcna7594 Droolin’…

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U.S. cops aiming for 1000-kill year

After shooting, beating, choking and kicking their way to 1,021 kills last year and 2019’s near-miss count of 999, U.S. police officers are racing to…

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Judge rules against Kansas City plan to shift funds from police to community services

A Missouri judge on Tuesday ruled that the Kansas City Council violated state law when it approved plans to reallocate millions of dollars in funds away from…

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FBI raids NYPD’s sergeant union headquarters

The FBI raided the headquarters of the New York Police Department’s sergeant’s union on Tuesday.A spokesman for the FBI’s New York office told The Hill…

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Police departments across U.S. are mandating LGBTQ training

Following a string of violence against Black trans women, LGBTQ activists in New York took to the streets in summer 2020 to draw attention to…

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California legislature passes bill banning certain police holds

The California legislature passed a bill Thursday banning police officers from using certain holds when arresting suspects.The bill passed the state’s Assembly in a 50-15…

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Colorado officers, paramedics charged in 2019 death of Elijah McClain

Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser (D) announced Wednesday that three police officers and two paramedics have been charged in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain, a…

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LAPD releases footage of officers using Taser on NBA’s Jaxson Hayes

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on Friday released video footage of an incident involving NBA player Jaxson Hayes in which an officer used a stun gun on the New…

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DOJ launches probe of Phoenix police department

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is launching a probe of the city of Phoenix and its police department, Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assistant Attorney General Kristen…

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Detroit police investigating after video shows officer apparently punching man in face

The Detroit Police Department (DPD) is investigating a viral video showing an officer apparently punching a man in the face, … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/565992-detroit-police-investigating-after-video-shows-officer-apparently Droolin’ Dog…

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Columbus officials praise pilot program that uses social workers instead of police for drug, mental health emergencies

The Alternative Response Pilot Program, a part-time pilot program in Columbus, Ohio, has been a large success for the city, leading officials to plan an…

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Body camera footage shows Colorado officer choking unarmed man: ‘You’re killing me’

Police in Aurora, Colo., on Tuesday release body camera footage from a violent encounter last week in which a suspect can be heard saying “You’re…

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Ballot language to replace police department gets Minneapolis council’s OK

The city has been under pressure to overhaul its policing system following George Floyd’s fatal encounter with former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin last year….

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Albuquerque marks 50th anniversary of Mexican American uprising over police violence

Activists in Albuquerque this week commemorated the 50th anniversary of one of the first modern Mexican American rebellions against police over discrimination and harassment. Why…

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