Category: Civilian Review

Associated Press (10/23)

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police officer who slammed a protester’s head to the ground, another who punched a demonstrator in the head a half dozen times and a third officer who put his knee on the necks of two looting suspects violated policies against using excessive force,

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Associated Press (10/19)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A taskforce charged with examining Pittsburgh’s policing policies in the wake of protests over police brutality that erupted in the city and across the country this summer has issued a report recommending dozens of reforms including practicing de-escalation,

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By JANIE HAR Associated Press (10/06)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area city is pondering a public safety emergency declaration that would allow staff to bypass normal channels to push through reforms involving a scandal-ridden department that is reeling from high crime rates,

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By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press (09/21)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin’s attorney general announced Monday that he has selected a former Madison police chief to serve as an independent consultant for prosecutors weighing whether to file charges against the officer who shot Jacob Blake,

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Associated Press (09/09)

BOSTON (AP) — Supporters of eight Massachusetts families whose loved ones have died at the hands of police are planning a demonstration at the Statehouse on Wednesday to ask the governor to reopen past cases of what they call police brutality.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) 12/12 — The Latest on the commission that is investigating the Florida high school massacre (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The panel investigating the Florida high school massacre is recommending that teachers who volunteer and undergo extensive background checks and training be allowed to carry concealed guns on campus to stop future shootings.Read more »