The discussion comes after several highly publicized police killings of Black people, including George Floyd in Minnesota and Breonna Taylor in Kentucky.
Despite widespread support for body cameras, the rules for how police use them vary widely from state to state, and department to department.
By Associated Press
Quaker Oats company is changing the name and marketing image of the 131-year-old Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup.
By Lisa Mascaro, Jim Mustian, Associated Press
The “Justice Act” is the most ambitious GOP policing proposal in years, a direct response to the massive public protests over the death of George Floyd and other black Americans.
A new policy will require New York City police to release all body camera footage of shootings and other use-of-force incidents that result in injury or death, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday in what he billed as another step…
While Taylor’s death has brought renewed attention to no-knock warrants, the practice has long faced criticism for the injuries and deaths sustained in the process.
Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee will hear from police chiefs, police reform advocates and the lawyer for the family of Floyd.
By Courtney Vinopal and Associated Press
The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on law enforcement's response to those exploiting the coronavirus pandemic.
Protests continue over police violence against black Americans -- and there are mounting calls for significant changes in U.S. law enforcement. Congressional Democrats have proposed a list of sweeping reforms, but some activists want more. Meanwhile, in Houston, people gathered…
As we have seen in Minneapolis, whose city council says it will defund the police, the move to reform law enforcement is gaining steam. Some activists want to abolish police departments entirely, while others aim to reallocate some of their…
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