Category: Policies & Practices

By DON THOMPSON Associated Press (11/19)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California organizations encompassing both police chiefs and rank-and-file officers proposed legislation Thursday in the wake of recent civil unrest that they said would raise standards for police recruiting and training while increasing diversity.

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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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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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