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Kidnapping Suspect Calls 911 to Complain Seattle Police Illegally Chasing Him

"SPD is illegally chasing me over I don’t know what," Sissel said to the 911 operator, per the recording. "It’s an illegal pursuit… they’re not supposed to be able to chase."

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WA Democrats Propose Bills to Clarify Police Reform Laws

Law enforcement officials have been critical of the new laws since they went into effect in July, saying officers can no longer respond to certain crimes, such as a mental health crisis or domestic violence dispute; if a crime that has not been committed yet; or cannot arrest a suspect unless the officer witnesses the crime.

1 Answer to Minneapolis' Question 2 is Found in Newton's 3 Laws of Motion

In looking at Minneapolis as a microcosm of the anti-police movement across America writ large, it is perhaps useful to view the activity there through the prism of Three Laws of Motion proposed by English mathematician and physicist Sir Isaac Newton.

We've Seen This Movie Before: Current Events Through a Filmmaker's Lens

Shootings, Stabbings, Murder, and Mayhem! Grab a bucket of popcorn and find your seat—the projector is rolling and the show's about to begin.

Anti-Cop Rhetoric: The Beat (Down) Goes On

Despite persistent anti-police sentiment, American law enforcement continues to watch over the American public, like sheepdogs protecting the flock from the wolves.

Judge Forces Minneapolis City Council to Rewrite Disband the Police Ballot Question

District Court Judge Jamie L. Anderson noted that the original language was "vague, ambiguous" and "unreasonable and misleading." The judge also wrote that it would amount to "substantial harm" if the ballot question were put off to a future election.

CA Assembly Passes Police Bill That Restricts Qualified Immunity, Creates Decertification Process

Gov. Gavin Newsom now has 12 days to sign or veto the bill, which passed the California Assembly with a vote of 46 to 18 on Friday. It was previously passed in the state Senate on May 26 with a vote of 26 to 9.

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.

Biden to Host George Floyd's Family at White House

Biden's plans to host Floyd's family come as talks focused on the police reform bill named after Floyd — the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act — have stalled on Capitol Hill.

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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."

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