There was nothing overtly biased about the way the Wilkes-Barre Township Police Department described a mugging on its Facebook page in February 2019. The first …
— Read on fivethirtyeight.com/features/police-facebook-posts-racial-bias/
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) slams Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) for bringing “somebody that he met at a gun club” to the first House Judiciary Committee hearing to lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
The director of The Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University said “we have no record of the maxim.”
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/4axzkd/ohio-police-mlk-quote
At least 10 people are dead and another 10 injured after a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, Saturday night, that happened as the city’s large Asian American community was celebrating Lunar New Year weekend.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2023/01/23/politics/mass-shootings-in-2023-what-matters/
During the protests of summer 2020 over George Floyd’s murder at the hands of police, thousands of people clashed with local law enforcement officers equipped with military-grade armor, weapons, and apparel. The shocking scenes of militarized police facing off with protesters in cities across the United States ignited debates about the use of military equipment […]
— Read on 247wallst.com/special-report/2023/01/16/the-most-militarized-local-police-departments-in-america/
A 40-year-old white man was charged with kidnapping, rape, and assault when a 22-year-old Black woman said he held her captive for over a month.
— Read on capitalbnews.org/kansas-city-kidnapped-woman-escape/
A police informant raped twice during an undercover drug buy in Louisiana has filed a lawsuit alleging her law enforcement handlers failed to monitor her in real time and allowed
— Read on www.theadvocate.com/content/tncms/live/
Right now, there are basically no consequences for police who fabricate reasons to pull over drivers in hopes of finding a reason to arrest them.
— Read on jalopnik.com/police-unconstitutional-traffic-stops-1849870095
The interim Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability will hold a virtual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss a draft of the policy that would govern the new gang database, dubbed the Criminal Enterprise Information System.
— Read on news.wttw.com/2022/11/25/more-3-years-after-watchdog-warned-chicago-police-gang-databases-were-deeply-flawed-new
In a high-profile murder case, New York police swabbed hundreds of Black men, illegally used a private DNA lab, and then concealed their tactics.
— Read on www.thenation.com/article/society/chanel-lewis-karina-vetrano-nypd/
Law enforcement finally released videos, including body and dash camera footage, in the fatal shooting of Derrick Kittling in Alexandria, Louisiana.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/jgpnyd/derrick-kittling-shooting-police-body-cam-footage
An Indiana high school student was shot and wounded Thursday when a sheriff’s deputy’s gun accidentally discharged in a classroom as students were taking part in law enforcement vocational training, officials said.
— Read on www.wfyi.org/news/articles/indiana-deputys-gun-discharges-shoots-student-in-classroom
Black children and kids with disabilities were disproportionately impacted, according to CBS News analysis of Education Department data.
— Read on www.cbsnews.com/news/hundreds-of-elementary-students-arrested-at-us-schools/
The paper was kicked out when it criticized the procurement process for execution drugs and rampant corruption in the state’s prison health care system.
— Read on slate.com/news-and-politics/2022/11/murray-hooper-execution-arizona-death-chamber-press.html