“I paid for a ride. He says he canceled it,” City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty told the dispatcher, who told her it was the driver’s right to do so. “So I’m going to sit here until he sends me another ride,” she said, with the dispatcher patiently telling her that only she could order one.
November 11, 2020
“I am involved with developing facial recognition to in fact use on Portland police officers, since they are not identifying themselves to the public,” Christopher Howell said during the meeting.
October 21, 2020
The ballistics report, part of the investigative file released Wednesday by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, shows that only one 9 mm bullet and cartridge casing was found at Taylor's apartment.
October 9, 2020
“They prevented 18 officers inside from leaving the building by barricading entrances and securing doors with wires, ropes, boards, picnic tables and sandbags. Some members of the group carried handguns and rifles and wore military or tactical clothing,” the DA’s office said in a statement.
September 18, 2020
A Georgia Superior Court judge has ruled that voters cannot decide whether or not to abolish the Glynn County Police Department in a referendum vote on Election Day in November.
September 11, 2020
The judge declined to set bond for David-Pitts, who is scheduled to appear next in court on Sept. 1. He is the fourth person to face charges after the fire incident Monday at the police building.
August 28, 2020
The Wichita (KS) City Council recently approved a budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year that included $99 million for the police department, an increase of more than seven million dollars over last year, despite cries from citizens and advocacy groups to defund the department.
August 17, 2020
A billionaire real estate mogul in California's Silicon Valley is seeking to fund the construction of a police training facility in South San Jose.
August 14, 2020
“I don’t care if someone decides to loot a Gucci or a Macy’s or a Nike store, because that makes sure that person eats,” Ariel Atkins, a BLM organizer, said. “That makes sure that person has clothes.”
August 11, 2020
In November, a grand jury ruled the officer-involved shooting of 19-year-old Bailey was justified, and cleared the involved officers, Alan Van't Land and Blake Evenson, of any wrongdoing.
August 4, 2020
Most of the proposals, including cuts aimed at the department’s SWAT team, encampment-removal team and mounted unit, appear to have enough support to pass.
August 3, 2020
Officer Darren Wilson—who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson six years ago—was again the target of a probe and investigation that resulted in prosecutors declining to press charges against him.
July 31, 2020
Councilman Keith Young, said full funding should wait until a planned Sept. 22 strategy for Asheville PD divestment.
July 29, 2020
In a predawn raid, officers with the New York Police Department cleared out the "Occupy City Hall" encampment that had begun as an anti-police protest but morphed into a gathering dominated mostly by homeless people.
July 23, 2020
Two men were arrested Thursday in connection with an attack on police officers responding to a demonstration that turned violent earlier this week in New York City.
July 17, 2020