The proclamation included some talking points from the anti-police movement. "This year, we also recognize that in many of our communities, especially Black and brown communities, there is a deep sense of distrust towards law enforcement; a distrust that has been exacerbated by the recent deaths of several Black and brown people at the hands of law enforcement."
May 10, 2021
The fatal shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant could have only been prevented by one person, the deceased.
May 7, 2021
The message: “ACAB! The Barrel is Rotten” was posted days ago on a sign in front of the Our Place Inn, and later shared on its Facebook page.
May 5, 2021
The officer shortage is most critical in cities that experienced waves of protests and riots in 2020.
May 5, 2021
In a video of the confrontation during an "end Asian hate" protest, Terrell Harper, was just feet from Detective Vincent Cheung’s face as he cursed at him, punctuating his comments with racist stereotypes mocking Cheung, who is Chinese American
April 29, 2021
Police officials said the robot's purpose was to take police officers out of harm's way and that it was actually cheaper than other robots already in use.
April 29, 2021
Jessica Beauvais, 32, had a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit and was combative with police when she was captured after allegedly slamming into highway officer Anastasios Tsakos, 43, as he directed traffic on the Long Island Expressway around 2 a.m. Tuesday.
April 28, 2021
"Instead of apologizing, you deflected," Officer Deon Joseph wrote. "You said you took your tweet down because you did not want it to be used for hate, when the tweet itself was the embodiment of hatred, rooted in a lack of understanding of the danger of the situation."
April 27, 2021
"Over the last week or so we've been having a lot of unrest in our city," Commissioner Londel French said. "A lot of the folks that have been at the heart of putting that unrest down or stifling the protesters have been, in Minneapolis, the Minnesota State Patrol."
April 22, 2021
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly fired six rounds during the March 13, 2020, attempted search of Taylor's apartment, shooting Taylor. He had been shot in the thigh, severing his femoral artery, seconds earlier by Taylor's boyfreind, Kenneth Walker, who later said he thought intruders were breaking in.
April 16, 2021
Police said someone in the crowd then used an unknown accelerant on the wooden framing around a door of the building, then lit it on fire.
April 14, 2021
The 2002 BMW convertible had an NYPD “restricted parking permit” displayed on its windshield.
April 8, 2021
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said 90 police recruits are currently in the pipeline, and that she is working with the City Council to enact a retention bonus for officers. The department is about 400 officers under its authorized level.
April 5, 2021
Kaia Hirt chained herself to a metal fence outside the Hennepin County Government Center on Monday evening in a protest pushing for police reform as the Derek Chauvin murder trial proceeded inside.
March 30, 2021
Under the legislation, anyone who "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response" would be guilty of a misdemeanor and face up to 90 days in jail and fines.
March 12, 2021