Tag: police reform
Floyd’s death in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, set off a nationwide uprising and global movement calling for an end to racism and for the defense of Black lives.
Mayors and city councils nationwide have also pushed reforms emphasizing accountability and transparency, with many working to create independent oversight commissions.
"This could be the beginning of changing the entire way that policing is done on the front end. Then we can let the bad cops retire on the back end.”
Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.
With some 40 families across the country impacted by police violence, thousands took to the streets of New York City in solidarity for the victims demanding an end to police brutality. We need change.
On Wednesday, Judge Barry Williams denied motions to dismiss charges against the officers who were responsible for the killing of Freddie Gray. Will justice be served?
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