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Oprah Buys Billboard Ads Demanding Arrest of Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor Shooting

Winfrey’s billboards, which began going up on Thursday and are scheduled to all be in place by Monday, read: “Demand that the police involved in killing Breonna Taylor be arrested and charged. Visit UntilFreedom.com.”

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New Jersey Man Faces Felony Charges for Social Media Post of Police Officer

A New Jersey man faces felony charges after having posted an image of a police officer talking with a person who had allegedly threatened him at a Black Lives Matter demonstration in June.

Seattle Protesters' Lawsuit Says Their Need to Buy Armor to Protect Against Police Riot Response Violates Their First Amendment Rights

The lawsuit claims that protesters who take part in these rallies have to face the possibility of police response and “must purchase expensive equipment to be assured that they will be able to protest safely.”

Protest Targets Home of Colorado Officer Cleared in Fatal Shooting

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.

Protesters March on Seattle Chief's Home, Met by Armed Neighbors

According to a statement from Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney, Best was not at the residence at the time of the protest, but she described the visit as large, aggressive, and concerning to neighbors.

Seattle Police Could Face Layoffs Under City Council Budget Plan

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.

Cache of Molotovs and Ammunition Found Near Portland Protest Site

Police in Portland, OR, discovered a number of rifle magazines as well as "Molotov cocktail" improvised incendiary devices as protests continued over the weekend. The bombs and ammo were found during a shots fired call.

Chicago Mayor Orders Removal of Statue That City's Police Bled to Defend

The move is a reversal from Lightfoot, who initially opposed taking down the statue on the grounds that it would erase the history of the Italian explorer.

Denver Union President Says Department Should Apologize for Failing to Protect Police Supporters Attacked Sunday

Rogers also asserted that police were ordered to withdraw from the amphitheater where the counter-protesters and pro-police demonstrators were clashing, but that one Denver SWAT lieutenant refused to leave.

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NYPD Clears Out "Occupy City Hall" Encampment

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.