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3 Minneapolis Residents Sue Over Language of Anti-Police Ballot Question
The proposal the anti-police Yes 4 Minneapolis wrote would remove language in the charter that requires the city to keep a Police Department with a minimum number of officers based on population.
August 31, 2021
Minneapolis Voting on Whether to Disband the Police
The charter change would put the city council in charge of the department, instead of the mayor, and remove requirements to hire police based on the city's population size.
August 13, 2021
Policing in 2021: Benchmarking the Trek Thus Far
The year 2021 to this point has been an uphill slog for police. In mountain climbing, getting to the summit is optional—getting safely back home is essential. Clearly, there is much more work to be done before we turn the calendar to 2022.
July 2, 2021
No Fun in the Sun—or Under the Mid-Summer Moon—for American Police
Memorial Day is the unofficial "first day of summer" in the United States, and with the advent of summer, police across America brace for the inevitable uptick in a variety of criminal activities.
May 29, 2021
A Crying Shame: Politics Poisoning Police Reform Efforts
President Joe Biden will hold an event at the White House hosting the family of George Floyd. Will they host the families of the officers killed in the line of duty last year? I'm guessing that's a "hard no."
May 24, 2021
Anti-Police Activist Calls for Federal Probe of Columbus Police
since a bunch of activists asking for a Justice Department probe doesn't necessarily carry all that much weight, they want the city to officially invite the federal scrutiny.
April 23, 2021
Activists Try to Shut Down Wisconsin Chief's Phone with Calls Demanding He Fire Officer
Chief Shon Barnes declined to comment Wednesday on what Freedom, Inc. called its phone jam. But earlier this year, Barnes told 27 News there would be no revisit of Kenny's job status unless new information surfaced.
April 22, 2021
MN Teacher Chains Herself to Courthouse Fence in Protest During Chauvin Trial
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
Arizona FOP Asks YouTube to Remove Auditors who Harass Police Officers for Profit
"The auditors then use YouTube channels like 'Pigs Under Pressure' to post and livestream their profane rants, monetizing the videos through YouTube clicks and advertising," the union said in a statement. Auditors are also funded by donations from their viewers.
January 29, 2021
Point of Law
Ice Cream Makers Launch Campaign to Make It Easier to Sue Police
“We are now united in a coalition that is resolved to end this get-out-of-jail free card for bad cops,” Ben Cohen told reporters during the briefing. “It is now time to shift from protest to policy.”
January 27, 2021
Portland Police and Activists Reach Agreement on Clearing Autonomous Zone
Portland police had agreed not to force the family to leave the “Red House on Mississippi” while negotiations were ongoing — as long as the street was cleared by Monday night.
December 14, 2020
Kaepernick Urges Philly DA to Free Cop Killer Mumia
In a video Kaepernick claims that Black Panther Mumia was framed for the murder of Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981.
November 18, 2020
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