Category: Use of Deadly Force

By DYLAN LOVAN, PIPER HUDSPETH BLACKBURN and JOHN MINCHILLO Associated Press (09/23)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Hours after a Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for Breonna Taylor’s death and protesters took to the streets,

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By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and CLAUDIA LAUER Associated Press (08/29)

In the span of 48 hours, two Black men in U.S. cities hundreds of miles apart were shot by police in episodes that set off a national conversation about the need for officers to open fire on people walking away from them.

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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 ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press (08/08)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The death of George Floyd and widespread protests over racial injustice have prompted several states to move at a lightning pace to pass significant policing reform proposals that in some cases have languished for years.

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By SAM METZ AP/Report for America (08/02)

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada took its first steps toward joining the growing number of state Legislatures throughout the United States that have revisited laws governing police conduct in light of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis,

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Associated Press (07/05)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Twenty-one people were arrested or detained in Portland early Sunday after throwing fireworks and mortars as they clashed with police during the latest rally decrying police brutality.

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