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L.A. Black activists debate the value of police dialogue

“How are you going to take the fear away from us?” Candace Jordan’s voice broke as she addressed Chief Michel Moore of the Los Angeles Police Department at an intimate gathering inside an Exposition Park church. With her 16-year-old son sitting beside her, the bus driver for L.A. Unified School District described her mistrust of […]

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Calls For Reform Put Minneapolis Police Union Leader In Hot Seat : NPR

Protesters in Minneapolis called for the removal of police union leader Bob Kroll on Friday. David Schaper/NPR hide caption toggle caption David Schaper/NPR Protesters in Minneapolis called for the removal of police union leader Bob Kroll on Friday. David Schaper/NPR City councils and state legislatures around the country are considering dramatic changes to policing, but […]

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California police shoot and kill suspect wanted in Central California shooting spree

(Reuters) – Police shot and killed a man wanted in a Central California “shooting spree”, and three law enforcement officers were wounded in the shoot-out at vineyard where he was tracked down on Thursday afternoon, sheriffs officials said. Mason James Lira, 26, whom sheriff’s documents list as a transient, is suspected of shooting and wounding […]

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Trump Floats Conspiracy That 75-Year-Old Buffalo Protester Pushed By Police Was ‘A Set Up’

President Donald Trump dangerously suggested with no evidence whatsoever that a 75-year-old protester shoved by police in Buffalo, New York, last week could be “a set up” by “an ANTIFA provocateur.” “Buffalo protester shoved by Police could be an ANTIFA provocateur. 75 year old Martin Gugino was pushed away after appearing to scan police communications […]

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Trump says no defunding, dismantling or disbanding of police

President Donald Trump on Monday sent a clear message during a White House roundtable with members of law enforcement: The police are doing a “fantastic” job. “There won’t be defunding, there won’t be dismantling of our police and there is not going to be any disbanding of our police,” he said at the afternoon event. […]

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Met Police officer has ‘collapsed lung and shattered ribs after horse hit with missiles’ | UK | News

According to the MailOnline, the police officer who was injured yesterday at the Black Lives Matter protests has suffered a collar bone, broken ribs and a collapsed lung. The Metropolitan Police Federation has said that the officer is receiving treatment in hospital but is unlikely to be back at work for four months. The police […]

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Protests Have Also Broken Out In Latin America Against Police Brutality

Ulises Ruiz / Getty Images A demonstrator in Guadalajara, Mexico. MEXICO CITY — Several prominent killings by police officers and thousands of arrests over violations of measures intended to curb the spread of the coronavirus have roiled Latin America. It’s a region familiar with police brutality, but many people feel the pandemic has become a […]

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Buffalo, New York police officers suspended for shoving man to ground

CLOSE A 75-year-old man suffered a head injury and is in ‘stable but serious condition’ after he was shoved by police during a protest in Buffalo, New York. Storyful ALBANY, N.Y. – An entire unit of the Buffalo Police Department resigned from their assignments Friday after two officers were suspended amid outcry over video showing officers shoving a […]

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‘We need justice’: Protesters light fires near White House, smash storefronts, march against police brutality in U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS — Fires burned near the White House, stores were looted in New York City and Southern California, and a tanker truck drove into marchers in Minneapolis as the United States struggled to contain chaotic protests over race and policing. National Guard troops were deployed in 15 states and Washington, D.C. in an attempt to […]

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Four Minneapolis policemen fired after death of unarmed black man

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – Four Minneapolis police officers were fired on Tuesday over the death of an unarmed black man seen in a video lying face down in the street, gasping for air and groaning, “I can’t breathe,” while a white officer knelt on his neck for several minutes. Hours after the officers’ dismissals were announced, […]

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