African-Americans took centerstage on Saturday night as President-elect Joe Biden thanked them for always “having [his] back” and propelling him to victory. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports from Philadelphia, a city whose Black voters helped Biden carry the state of…
By Christopher Booker, Connie Kargbo
Philadelphia police pledged to release 911 tapes and police body camera footage "in the near future" in the shooting death of a Black man with a history of mental health problems, a death that prompted protests, widespread vandalism and an…
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has put $3 million toward the creation of a national center that will provide training and assistance to help law enforcement agencies prevent the use of excessive force.
By Steve Karnowski, Amy Forliti, Associated Press
Pence and Ivanka Trump planned a "listening session" Thursday at an airport hotel with a "Cops for Trump" group. They also plan to hear from people who Trump's reelection campaign said have been hurt by crime and violent extremism.
By Amy Forliti, Mohamed Imbrahim, Associated Press
Cameron announced he's creating a task force to review the process for securing, reviewing and executing search warrants in Kentucky.
Despite funding from the federal government and support among many police departments, community policing has become an amorphous concept that encompasses a myriad of tactics.
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press
Police handling of civil protests in Pittsburgh in recent months has drawn complaints, including over a "jump out" arrest of a demonstrator this weekend and the use of pepper spray to disburse protesters outside the mayor's home Wednesday night.
By Acacia Coronado, Associated Press/Report for America
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has proposed punishing cities that cut police funding by freezing property tax revenue, the main funding source for local government services including schools, roads and law enforcement.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
The Minnesota Legislature has passed a broad police accountability package that includes a ban on neck restraints like the one that was used on George Floyd before his death in Minneapolis.
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