police reform Archives

The Thin Blue Line: How the US Education System Failed Law Enforcement Officials

May 2, 2018

Why top US universities have law schools but not police schools Nidia Bañuelos, University of California, Davis In response to protests calling for police reform and accountability, some U.S. police departments are partnering with colleges and universities to develop anti-bias…

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Robert Reich Brilliantly Debunks The Myth That Charlotte Police Were Justified In Killing

September 23, 2016

Robert Reich Shreds Police Argument Robert Reich has a way of cutting through the bullshit and exposing that core of truth – even if that core of truth is ugly and hateful and no one really wants to look at…

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The Tamir Rice Shooting Was Legal. That’s The Problem.

December 29, 2015

Yesterday a grand jury declined to indict either of the two Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice last December at the Cudell Recreation Center. At a press conference held shortly after 2:00pm EST, Cayuga…

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Former Memphis Cop And His Father Guilty Of Rape, Incest

December 27, 2015

On December 17, former Memphis Police Officer, Cornelius Monger, 36, was found guilty of multiple rape and incest charges. A jury found Monger guilty of statutory rape by an authority figure and incest. His victim testified the abuse began when she…

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State Senator’s Son Detained By Police While Helping Family In Need (VIDEO)

December 23, 2015

Detained By Police For Unlawful Possession Of… A Turkey? No good deed goes unpunished. Isiah Taylor was delivering a turkey to a needy family in his Milwaukee neighborhood when police performed a search and seizure without any probably cause. Officers…

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NYPD Union Chief Shoots the Messenger

December 23, 2014

For a police department demonstrated to systematically profile citizens based on the color of their skin, New York City’s police union sure has thin skin. For years, the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy has targeted people of color to an exponentially greater…

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