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Some states require law enforcement agencies to collect comprehensive traffic stop data for accountability. Not in Florida.

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Report: Police sending thousands to ERs

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Millions of people have celebrated former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s conviction for the murder of George Floyd as a validation…

America’s Black communities need their own security forces. Persons currently tasked with protecting and serving African Americans fail miserably time after time after time! We cannot continue to deny that too many officers hired by law enforcement agencies are card-carrying White nationalists and White supremacists. The people we vote for to insure equal treatment by […]

BY FARNOUSH AMIRI AND ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS REPORT FOR AMERICA/ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS, Ohio — A chaotic 911 call. A convulsive 11 seconds of violence ending in the death of an Ohio teen. A historic verdict being broadcast in the police cruiser. A routine day in a quiet Columbus neighborhood was shattered instantly on April 20 when […]

BY MARK FERENCHIK THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH/TNS COLUMBUS, Ohio — In an unprecedented move, Columbus police showed body camera footage of the shooting of a 16-year-old girl by a Columbus police officer just hours after the incident on the city’s southeast side. The shooting, happened about 20 minutes before a guilty verdict was announced in the […]

Months after police killed George Floyd on a busy street in Minneapolis, Army Lt. Caron Nazario had a dangerous encounter with police in rural Virginia. Nazario, who is Black and Latino, survived. But the officers’ overreaction to Nazario for driving a new SUV with temporary license plates was eerily similar to the way officers initially […]

BY MOHAMED IBRAHIM AND MIKE HOUSEHOLDER ASSOCIATED PRESS BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — Police clashed with protesters for a second night in the Minneapolis suburb where an officer who authorities say apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop. Brooklyn Center Police Chief Tim Gannon described […]