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The demand to reform police departments is causing some local governments to look at new regulations and laws. In San Francisco, the board of supervisors is considering a resolution introduced last week that would urge the civil service commission there…
By Christopher Booker, Sam Weber
The threat of a pandemic did not keep New Yorkers home as protesters across the city took to the streets chanting “Black Lives Matter” calling for several police reforms. Largely peaceful, several demonstrators defied the city’s 8 P.M. curfew. Protests…
By Joshua Barajas
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is scheduled to speak at 10 a.m. ET today. Watch his remarks here.
By John Carlos Frey, Mike Fritz
Volusia County Sheriff Mike Chitwood is both pro-gun and pro-immigrant and he's been endorsed by both the NRA and the NAACP. Special correspondent John Carlos Frey reports in collaboration with the Marshall Project on why Sheriff Chitwood’s appeal often cuts…
By Simone Weichselbaum, The Marshall Project
Sheriff Michael Chitwood is a brash and uncensored police leader who is a vocal defender of undocumented immigrants.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump appeared to advocate rougher treatment of people in police custody during a speech in New York.
By PBS NewsHour
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered a sweeping review of police reforms initiated under the Obama administration, suggesting a potential rollback in federal oversight of police nationwide. One city still committed to reform is Seattle. Special Correspondent Joanne Elgart Jennings…
By William Isaac, Andi Dixon, The Conversation
New research argues predictive policing tools reinforce, rather than reimagine, existing police practices, which could lead to further targeting of communities or people of color.
By Synclaire Cruel
A federal judge approved an agreement Friday to make changes to the Baltimore Police Department, aimed at cracking down on the use of excessive force and racial profiling.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the sniper slayings of Dallas police officers and recent fatal cop shootings of black men. She said white Americans must understand that the concerns of their black and Hispanic…
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