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At Police Station Protest, Chicago BLM Activist Calls Looting "Reparations"

“I don’t care if someone decides to loot a Gucci or a Macy’s or a Nike store, because that makes sure that person eats,” Ariel Atkins, a BLM organizer, said. “That makes sure that person has clothes.”

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Texas Bicycle Shop Cancels Massive Contract with Police Department

During protests over the in-custody death of George Floyd in May, officers in Austin (TX) have used bicycles to block people in the crowd from getting onto roadways, and now the bike shop that had the contract to supply and service those bicycles has cancelled its contract with the department.

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.

Removing Officers from Schools is a Bad Idea

Activists want SROs out of schools and that could lead to really dangerous outcomes for some students.

New York Artist Ordered to Remove Blue Line Painted on Roadway

An artist and activist who is a supporter of law enforcement officers recently painted a blue line in front of a police precinct house on Staten Island in New York. Now he's been told by city attorneys representing the Department of Transportation that he must remove the paint and restore the pavement to its original condition.

Asheville Officials Support Defunding NC City's Police Department

Councilman Keith Young, said full funding should wait until a planned Sept. 22 strategy for Asheville PD divestment.

ProPublica Publishes NYPD Discipline Records Online

The non-profit news organization ProPublica obtained and then published in an online database the disciplinary records of nearly 4,000 officers with the New York Police department.

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Multiple Philadelphia Patrol Cars Burned Over the Weekend

Multiple patrol vehicles were set on fire across the city of Philadelphia over the weekend and police are now trying to determine if it was one person or a coordinated effort among multiple people.