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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.

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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.

Black Lives Matter Leader Tells Biden: “We Want Something for Our Vote"

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors has requested a meeting with Joe Biden and Kamala Harris to discuss the organization's agenda, which includes police reform and defunding or abolition of law enforcement agencies.

Portland Commissioner who Wants to Defund Police Because of Unnecessary Calls Dialed 911 Over a Lyft Ride

“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.

Portland Activist Plans to Use Facial Recognition to ID Police

“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.

Experts Say Ballistics Confirm Louisville Sergeant was Shot by Breonna Taylor's Boyfriend, Not Fellow Officer

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.

5 Charged with Barricading Colorado Officers in Station During July Protest

“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.

Georgia Judge: Voters Cannot Abolish Police Department in Referendum

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.

Man Charged with Arson in Attack on Seattle Police Precinct

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.

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Wichita City Council Approves Increase in Police Budget

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.