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Why The Black Environmental Justice Network Is Relaunching

Founded in 1999, the coalition paused its work in 2006. The relaunch aims to bring environmental racism and enforcement of environmental regulation back into focus….

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Police Repression Backfires As Protests Multiply

Professor Lester Spence argues America is facing two pandemics: COVID-19 and political policing. The post Police Repression Backfires As Protests Multiply appeared first on The…

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Outrage In Minneapolis After Police Killing Caught On Video

The city roils after the death of George Floyd as police confronted protesters and the mayor urged prosecutors to charge the officers involved. The post…

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What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just…

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Body Cam Shows Brutal Arrest of Man for Exercising 1st Amendment Rights

A recent arrest of a man playing guitar on a public sidewalk raises deeper questions about the power of American policing and how cops have…

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Canada’s Cops Were Ready to Shoot Indigenous Anti-Pipeline Activists

RCMP officers were instructed to use as much violence as they wanted at the blockade of the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline. Kanahus Manuel, an indigenous activist…

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The Top Five Most Ridiculous Arrests of 2019

The police accountability report takes a critical look at some of the most disturbing acts of policing caught on video in 2019. The post The…

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Exclusive: Did A Sheriff intentionally Hit This Motorcyclist?  

PAR investigates a collision that lead to serious injuries for a motorcyclist on Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore, and examines both the evidence what police aren’t…

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Exclusive: The 911 Call This Swat Team Doesn’t Want You to Hear

The Police Accountability Report obtained an exclusive recording of a 911 operator threatening to arrest a caller complaining about a SWAT team that stormed her…

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The Unchecked Growth of Policing Makes Everyone a Criminal, Even Children

Despite a nationwide drop in crime the number of cops continues to grow.  In this episode of The Police Accountability Report we examine some of…

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Militarized Police Attack Man Who Filmed Controversial Arrest

On this episode of The Police Accountability Report we take a look at the brutal arrest by a Columbus, OH SWAT team of an observer…

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Cop Whose Arrest Lead to Black Teen’s Death Decertified by State

By Stephen Janis and Taya Graham The Greensboro, Maryland police officer Daniel Webster, who was involved in the death of an African-American teen, has been…

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Former Detective Says Police Lied About Controversial Arrest Caught On Video

In the latest episode of the Police Accountability Report we discuss an arrest caught on tape which seems to diverge from the account given by…

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Baltimore Divests In Its Youth—and Criminalizes Them

As youth arrests at the inner harbor capture headlines, TRNN examines the ways city law enforcement, housing policy, and segregation have failed young people The…

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Baltimore Emphasized Policing Over Recreation, and it Failed

The rise of police spending at the expense of recreation centers is under fire from community activists as Baltimore continues to grapple with record levels…

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Capitalism and Militarized Policing: A Perfect Match

A recent string of police scandals reveals how heavy-handed policing and monetized misery work in tandem to exacerbate the county’s entrenched social ills The post…

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