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Seattle Police Chief calls proposed 50% budget cuts, "not realistic or rational"

8 hours 21 minutes ago

Most of the budget cuts that Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan has proposed for the Police Department were identified in response to the coronavirus pandemic -- before Black Lives Matter protests surged in the city -- rather than in response to police defunding demands made by protesters.

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Death of Robert Fuller, found hanging from a tree in California, confirmed as suicide - despite protests

2 days 7 hours ago

Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators have concluded that Robert Fuller, whose body was found hanging from a tree in Palmdale last month, died by suicide, saying a thorough investigation found no signs of foul play and showed the 24-year-old had previously expressed suicidal behavior.

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New York AG Letitia James calls for the NYPD to be "redesigned" following interactions with 'protesters'

3 days 20 hours ago

James’s preliminary report also came with a series of proposed recommendations her office believes the “NYPD should consider implementing to address the concerns of the public and to start building community trust.”

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Bill pushed forward in New York that would mandate all officers have personal liability insurance

5 days 3 hours ago

New York state lawmakers have introduced a bill to require personal liability insurance for police officers as a way to deter abuses, claiming that the insurance would cover civil lawsuits filed against them for excessive force issues.

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"BLM...you're killing your own," father of slain child says as Atlanta mayor condemns shooting violence in the city

6 days 1 hour ago

A day after an 8-year-old girl was fatally shot near a Wendy’s restaurant where Rayshard Brooks was killed last month by police, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Sunday denounced violence that claimed the life of the child

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