Category: Community Relations

By STEVE KARNOWSKI and AMY FORLITI Associated Press (10/20)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has put $3 million toward the creation of a national center that will provide training and assistance to help law enforcement agencies prevent the use of excessive force,

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By JENNIFER PELTZ and RUSSELL CONTRERAS Associated Press (08/30)

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Scores of police supporters gathered Sunday in downtown Kenosha where protesters have been demonstrating against police brutality since the shooting of Jacob Blake last weekend.

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By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press (08/13)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland State University said Thursday it will disarm its campus police force, more than two years after officers from the department shot and killed a Black man who was trying to break up a fight close to campus.

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By COLLEEN SLEVIN and PATTY NIEBERG Associated Press/Report for America (08/04)

DENVER (AP) — The interim chief of a suburban Denver police department has become the first woman to permanently lead the agency that’s looking to regain public trust following a tumultuous year since the death of Elijah McClain,

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By STEFANIE DAZIO Associated Press (07/28)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles officials announced Monday a major expansion of the city’s community policing program that prioritizes building relationships between officers and residents in an effort to reduce crime amid a nationwide reckoning on racial injustice and police brutality.

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Associated Press (07/26)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A protest in Oakland, California, in support of racial justice and police reform turned violent when a small group of demonstrators wearing helmets and goggles and carrying large signs that doubled as shields set fire to a courthouse,

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By MORGAN LEE Associated Press (07/22)

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — President Trump focused on an open wound in the law enforcement community — the unsolved shooting death of the mother of two New Mexico state police officers — in announcing that federal agents,

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