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Daunte Wright Shooting Triggers Violence in Multiple Cities, Riot Declared in Portland

“Burn the precincts to the ground, in every city and every town!” a mob marching through Portland was filmed chanting.

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Protests, Looting Erupts in Minneapolis Suburb After Fatal Police Shooting

Another group of protesters broke into about 20 businesses at a regional shopping center, with some businesses looted, according to the police and local media reports.

MN Chief Says Officer Drew Gun Instead of Taser in Fatal Traffic Stop Shooting

In the clip, the officer can be heard shouting "I'll tase you." Video shows her duty pistol in her hand.

Lawsuit Filed Against Rochester Police for "Culture of Brutality"

The 96-page lawsuit names Mayor Lovely Warren and former Police Chief La’Ron Singletary, who was fired in the fallout from Prude’s death. Other defendants include the city of Rochester, Monroe County and various unidentified police officers, sheriff’s deputies and New York state troopers.

Atlanta Mayor Announces Plan to Hire 250 Officers

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said 90 police recruits are currently in the pipeline, and that she is working with the City Council to enact a retention bonus for officers. The department is about 400 officers under its authorized level.

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.

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill That Could Criminalize Taunting Officers

Under the legislation, anyone who "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response" would be guilty of a misdemeanor and face up to 90 days in jail and fines.

Proposed KY Law Would Make it Illegal to Provoke Violence by Taunting Police

The proposed law makes a person guilty of disorderly conduct — a Class B misdemeanor with a penalty of up to 90 days' imprisonment — if he or she "accosts, insults, taunts, or challenges a law enforcement officer with offensive or derisive words, or by gestures or other physical contact, that would have a direct tendency to provoke a violent response.

Carrying the Heavy Load of Police Duty During Stressful Times

The last year was extremely difficult for America's law enforcement officers, but few buckled under the stress.

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Cause and Effect: Why Attacks on Officers Appear to Be Increasing

Attacking police has become normalized for millions of Americans, whether they participate in the attacks or cheer at their televisions as if their favorite team was on the verge of winning the Super Bowl.