Professor Alex S. Vitale discusses his book, “The End Of Policing,” which provides a historical analysis of law enforcement and police reform, and argues for alternatives.
Artist, writer, and organizer Devyn Springer talks about his work with mental health response networks in Atlanta.
Appeals Court Rejects Absurd Claim Use Of Force Policy Violates Seattle Officers’ Second Amendment Rights
A federal appeals court rejected Seattle police claims that a “use of force” policy violates their Second Amendment rights to use firearms.
A federal appeals court affirmed the right of citizens to criticize police and ruled Minnesota officers are not immune from a lawsuit alleging rights violations.
After the “Unite the Right” rally organized by white supremacists rocked Charlottesville, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe complained that the demonstrators “had better equipment” than the state’s police forces. However, documents released under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) detail sophisticated, military-grade weapons Virginia police received from the Department of Defense
Kamala Harris, a career prosecutor who served as California’s attorney general and is now a United States senator, is seen by liberals as the Democratic Party new “rising star”. Democrats are already touting the possibility of a 2020 presidential run, and any inkling of criticism, regardless of how genuine, faces
Executive orders signed by President Donald Trump set in motion an agenda for escalating the criminalization of citizens, who engage in protest.
Gut-wrenching acts of police violence against black people were captured on video and shared widely this past week. In Minneapolis, Philando Castile was executed, and while he was dying in a car seat, his girlfriend, Lavish Reynolds, narrated a Facebook livestream. In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was brutalized by police,
In Chicago, there is a notorious individual, who is part of the city’s police union. He spreads disinformation to media by going to scenes immediately after police kill civilians and then fabricates narratives that benefit the officers involved. His name is Pat Camden. Camden comes off as someone who is
Despite making claims to protecting First Amendment rights, a leaked manual reveals how police pick out perceived movement leaders for targeted arrests.