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Mississippi Oversight Group Suspends High School Band for 'Performance' Depicting Killing Police

October 15, 2018
In the wake of uproar over a controversial performance in which the Forest Hills (MS) High School marching band was seen simulating the murder of police officers, the band has reportedly been suspended from further activities by the Mississippi High School Sports Activities Association.

ICE Union Sends Letters to Oregon Mayor, State AG over Protest Response

October 4, 2018
The union is unhappy with Mayor Ted Wheeler's words expressing support for the protesters and his insistence that police "stand down" and allow the protests to continue unabated—even at times ignoring 911 calls from agency employees being menaced by the protests.

St. Louis Official Sues City Over Tear Gas at Protest

September 27, 2018
A St. Louis official who joined protests after former Officer Jason Stockley was acquitted of murder last year in the shooting of drug suspect Anthony Lamar Smith is suing over the police response to the demonstrations.

BLM, Other Groups Plan Protest at California Police Officers' Convention

September 18, 2018
Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza is among the speakers expected to appear at a protest taking place outside the Sacramento Convention Center during the CopsWest Training & Expo, an annual conference of 1,500 officers sponsored by the California Peace Officers Association.

Colin Kaepernick Donated $25K to Group Honoring Convicted Cop Killer

September 7, 2018
Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a $25,000 donation to a group honoring Joanne Chesimard (aka Assata Shakur), a member of the Black Liberation Army who was convicted of first-degree murder in the 1973 murder of New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster.

NBPA Sends Letter of Support to Nike CEO for Kaepernick Advertisement

September 6, 2018
The National Black Police Association released an open letter they sent to Mark Parker, Nike's CEO, saying that NBPA "believes that Mr. Kaepernick's stance is in direct alignment with what law enforcement stands for—the protection of a people, their human rights, their dignity, their safety, and their rights as American citizens."

Oklahoma Officer Acquitted in Controversial Shooting Protested for Teaching Others What to Expect

August 29, 2018
An Oklahoma officer, who was acquitted of manslaughter charges in the fatal 2016 shooting of an unarmed subject who was high on PCP and failing to comply with lawful orders given by her and other officers, is being protested for teaching a class to fellow law enforcement professionals about what to expect if it happens to them.

Alleged Antifa Members Attack Officer, Launch Eggs and Fireworks into Crowds

August 13, 2018
Charlottesville, VA, police are investigating the assault of an officer who was knocked to the ground, swarmed by a group of masked subjects, and beaten during a demonstration marking the one-year anniversary of the violence in that Virginia city that left one woman dead.

California "Antifa" Protesters Demolish Police, Government Cars and Buildings

August 7, 2018
In addition to damaging a USMC recruiting office, Berkeley police said "an extremist element among a large group" damaged 21 city vehicles, setting one on fire, and slashed their tires.

Video: BLM Protesters "Crash" Wedding of Officer Linked to Stephon Clark Shooting

August 7, 2018
Despite the fact that Sacramento police have not released the names of the two officers who opened fire on Stephon Clark in March, one of the two officers who were reportedly in that fatal shooting was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day.

BLM Protesters "Crash" Wedding of Officer Linked to Stephon Clark Shooting

August 7, 2018
Despite the fact that Sacramento police have not released the names of the two officers who opened fire on Stephon Clark in March, one of the two officers who were reportedly in that fatal shooting was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters on his wedding day. More here.

How Protesters and Politicians Helped Increase Baltimore's Violent Crime

July 20, 2018
De-policing is an outcome — it is the direct result of protesters, politicians, and the press applying enormous pressure on police to do less policing — in which the obvious end state is an increase in violent crime.

FOP: "Activist, One-Sided" Media Unfairly Reporting on Chicago OIS

July 17, 2018
Chicago FOP President Kevin Graham said in a blog post that “activist, one-sided” news media is “ramping up every angle they could muster to paint” the police shooting of Harith Augustus as “unjustified.”

Video: Chicago Police Release Body-Camera Footage of Fatal OIS that Sparked Protests

July 16, 2018
The footage appears to show Harith Augustus move his hand toward his waistband, where there appears to be a gun and magazine are tucked into his pants.

Report: Baltimore Police "Stopped Noticing Crime" as Murder Rate Rose

July 12, 2018
In the weeks after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray — who fell into a coma after being transported in a police van, handcuffed but not seat-belted — the number of "on-view" incidents and street contacts reported by police plummeted.

Officer Charged with Homicide in Antwon Rose Shooting

June 27, 2018
Officer Rosfeld is accused of killing Rose, who was in a car stopped in East Pittsburgh 13 minutes after the drive-by shooting in North Braddock. The vehicle had bullet holes and matched a description of the vehicle involved in the drive-by, which left a 22-year-old with a gunshot wound to the stomach, from which he is recovering.

Black Lives Matter Planning Protest Outside Mesa PD

June 8, 2018
Black Lives Matter announced on Facebook that they will rally at Mesa police headquarters in response to two recent events that have come under criticism for excessive force.

Video: Protester Hit by Sheriff's Vehicle at Stephon Clark Vigil

April 2, 2018
Two sheriff's department vehicles were surrounded at about 8:40 p.m. by protesters who were yelling and kicking the vehicles.

Protester Hit by Sheriff's Vehicle at Stephon Clark Vigil

April 2, 2018
Two sheriff's department vehicles were surrounded at about 8:40 p.m. by protesters who were yelling and kicking the vehicles. More Here.

Sacramento Protesters Block Streets After Clark Funeral

March 30, 2018
The latest protest began around 3 p.m. outside the office of Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert. Protesters have been demanding that Schubert prosecute the officers who shot and killed Clark on March 18.
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