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Hundreds of Agencies Train in ABLE Policing in Order to "Police Their Own"

The ABLE Project is the result of a partnership between the Center for Innovations in Community Safety (CICS, formerly the Innovative Policing Program) at the Georgetown University Law Center and the global law firm Sheppard Mullin LLP.

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New York Court Ruling on "Chokeholds" Reignites Police Training Debate

The New York State Supreme Court has ruled a state law banning "chokeholds" may take now effect, potentially permanently removing that tactic from an officer's available inventory of arrest-and-control techniques.

Former Officer Pleads Guilty in George Floyd’s Death, Will Serve 3 Years

“My client did not want to risk losing the murder case so he decided to plead guilty to manslaughter with a three year sentence, to be released in two years, and the murder case dismissed."

Chauvin Appeals Murder Conviction Over Floyd In-Custody Death

Chauvin asked the Minnesota Court of Appeals in a court filing Monday to reverse his conviction, reverse and remand for a new trial in a new venue, or order a resentencing.

Seattle PD Releases New Public Safety Plan

"The Seattle Police Department has hit the reset button," said Chief Adrian Diaz, discussing the department's new public safety plan.

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.

MN Supreme Court Denies Chauvin's Request for Public Defender Representation During Appeal

Chief Justice Lorie Gildea signed the order rejecting Chauvin's claim that he's too poor to pay for a lawyer to appeal his convictions on charges of third-degree murder, second-degree unintentional murder and second-degree manslaughter.

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.

Former Minneapolis Officer Chauvin Appeals Conviction in Floyd Death

Chauvin's appeal to the Minnesota Court of Appeals came 90 days after his June 25 sentencing on the last day he could have done so, according to court documents.

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Judge Orders Minneapolis to Hire More Police

While the city is expected to have about 669 officers by next June, Hennepin County District Judge Jamie L. Anderson said the city needs to have at least 730 by June 30, 2022, or .2% of the population after the 2020 Census is published, the station reported.

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