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Attorneys for Former MN Officer Seek Dismissal of First-Degree Manslaughter Charge in Killing of Daunte Wright
Grand Jury Declines Indictment of Former NYPD Officer in State's First Police Chokehold Case
MN Supreme Court Reverses Former Officer's Murder Conviction Over Shooting of Woman

Judge Halts MN's Updated Use of Force Standards

Originally, officers were authorized to use deadly force to “protect the peace officer or another from apparent death or great bodily harm.” But the updated language cut the word “apparent,” and added three requirements to justify that use of deadly force. Specifically, the officer must be able to articulate the threat and the danger must also be likely to occur unless an officer takes action.

September 14, 2021

New York Trooper Sues Buffalo Over Injuries Suffered in 2020 Riot

AG Garland Announces New Rules Regulating Consent Decree Monitors

Monitoring teams — usually composed of former police officials, lawyers, academics and police-reform consultants — have typically billed local taxpayers between $1 million and $2 million per year. Some consultants have served on federal oversight teams in more than one city at the same time, drawing criticism over conflicts of interest.

September 13, 2021

Officers Sue Los Angeles Over Vaccine Mandate

“The city does not and cannot point to any evidence that vaccinated individuals have longer lasting or more complete immunity than those who have recovered from COVID,” according to the complaint filed against the city of Los Angeles, its police chief, mayor and administrative officer.

September 13, 2021

Group Sues Saying Minneapolis Disband the Police Ballot Question is Too Vague
CA Assembly Passes Police Bill That Restricts Qualified Immunity, Creates Decertification Process
Judge: Oakland Police On Track to Get Out from Under Federal Oversight

Judge: Oakland Police On Track to Get Out from Under Federal Oversight

“The light at the end of the tunnel is closer and brighter than it has been at any time since I’ve been sitting on the case, and I think that’s a result of the ongoing commitment of every important player to this process,” Judge William Orrick said. However, he added, “more work is needed.”

September 2, 2021

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