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Seattle Police Clear Out Occupied Zone, Arrest 31

Officers gave the order to disperse the area at 5 a.m. and gave protestors eight minutes to comply, informing them they could safely exit the region to the south.

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LA Task Force Chasing Suspects Who Tried to Kill Officers During Riots

During a Monday press conference, the Safe L.A. Task Force reported that it is seeking information on suspects accused of committing five cases of attempted murder of officers, 139 assaults on officers and civilians, 14 batteries on officers, and 10 arson crimes.

Minneapolis Takes First Steps Toward Disbanding Police Department

The head of the new department would be somebody with "non-law-enforcement experience in community safety services, including but not limited to public health and/or restorative justice approaches."

House of Representatives Approves "George Floyd Justice in Policing Act"

The United States House of Representatives on Thursday approved draft legislation named for George Floyd, whose in-custody death last month has sparked weeks of widespread civil unrest and calls for police reform.

FBI Apprehends Masked Protester Who Allegedly Torched Patrol Cars

A Philadelphia woman has been charged by federal authorities with setting fire to two police cars during protests over the death of George Floyd after investigators examined an online "Etsy" review and images of the woman's tattoo.

Dismantling Law Enforcement

The protests over the George Floyd in-custody death quickly shifted from "Justice for George" to defunding and even abolishing police departments.

LAPD Budget Wrecked by Overtime During Protests and COVID, Officers Now to Receive Comp Time Not Cash

Chief Michel Moore said in a memorandum that despite a multibillion budget, the LAPD is so cash-strapped that any overtime earned from June 7 onward will be paid out in compensation time.

Nebraska Residents Ride in Support of Law Enforcement Officers

A group of residents in Lincoln, NE, drove vehicles and rode motorcycles in a convoy that traversed the city on Saturday to demonstrate their support for law enforcement officers who serve their community.

Survey: Truck Drivers May Refuse Delivery to Cities that "Defund" Police

Trucking companies and individual drivers have expressed concerns for the safety of drivers and the cargo they haul following the “defund the police” movement in the wake of the police custody death of George Floyd in late May.

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Las Vegas Officer Shot During George Floyd Protests Paralyzed from Neck Down

Officer Shay Mikalonis was shot in early June and has been hospitalized ever since the incident.