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A state investigation launched after George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer has determined that the department has engaged in a pattern of race discrimination.
By Steve Karnowski, Mohamed Ibrahim, Associated Press
Prosecutors this week declined to charge a white Minneapolis police officer in the fatal shooting of a Black man, Amir Locke. It comes nearly two years after the murder of George Floyd. Those killings have forced parents to grapple with…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sam Lane
A federal jury's $14 million award to Denver protesters injured during 2020 demonstrations over the police killing of George Floyd could resonate nationwide as courts weigh more than two dozen similar lawsuits.
By Colleen Slevin, Associated Press
The debate about public safety spending has also shifted for departments from New York City to Los Angeles. They are seeing their finances partially restored in response to rising homicides, an officer exodus and political pressures.
By Sara Cline, Associated Press
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
More than a dozen candidates ran to be mayor, including many who took issue with the way the Democratic incumbent has handled changes to the police department since one of its officers killed George Floyd last year.
By Brendan Farrington, Associated Press
Florida now has stricter laws to punish people who take part in violent protests. Republican Gov. Ron Desantis cited events around the country as he signed the so-called anti-riot bill on Monday.
By Will Weissert, Associated Press
A sweeping measure set for a vote late Wednesday bans chokeholds and "qualified immunity" for law enforcement while easing requirements for prosecutors to pursue misconduct charges.
By Associated Press
Several interactions between officers and protesters were recorded by witnesses and posted on social media, leading to criticism of the city and police.
By Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
The six-month probe focused on the NYPD's institutional planning and response to the May and June protests and not the actions of individual officers.
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