Young and her attorneys maintain that the post was a part of the FOP’s propaganda war against the movement that has swept the country over the past year.
Despite promised policing reform, delays continue as the legislation —viewed by many as a compromise — could be softened in the hope of attracting bipartisan support.
Although nearly a quarter of a century has passed since the NYPD’s brutal beating and savage sexual assault of Black Haitian immigrant Abner Louima, the incident sparked a public outrage that still resonates to this day.
An Atlanta police sergeant was fired after a viral video showed him kicking a handcuffed woman in the face as she lay on the ground in front of him. But a cop who didn't stop the police brutality was not punished.
A young white police officer in suburban Dallas is under investigation after a Black woman accused him of brutalizing her teenage daughter for "simply walking home" in Forney, Texas.
A local attorney sparked a conversation about whether Atlanta is really a mecca for Black people after a video surfaced of an Atlanta police officer kicking a woman in the face.
Recent cases in Colorado and Atlanta suggest that cops who stand by and watch their partners use police brutality and other misconduct on suspects who don't pose a threat are increasingly being punished for aiding and abetting. there could be growing accountability for police brutality on the city and state levels for members of law enforcement who don't de-escalate and use force as a first resort.
A grassroots campaign to change the way the city administers public safety won a victory last week, successfully adding a question to the ballot for upcoming municipal elections regarding whether to replace the existing police department with a Department of Public Safety.
A police sergeant in Atlanta shown on video kicking an apparently handcuffed woman in the face while his partner stands by idly has been suspended without pay, but only after the graphic footage was made public.
The People's Response Act reimagines public safety through legislation that creates alternatives to policing in response to incidents involving mental health or substance use and addresses the punitive effects of the war on drugs.
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