When a majority of City Council members promised to “end policing as we know it” after George Floyd’s killing, they became a case study in how idealistic calls for structural change can falter.
In the aftermath of the botched police raid in which Ms. Taylor was killed, the city also agreed to institute changes aimed at preventing future deaths by officers.
The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself.
The Justice Department deployed 200 federal agents and marshals to Wisconsin, and said it will investigate the police shooting of Jacob Blake. Wisconsin’s attorney general gave new details about the altercation.
The convention seems engineered to prove that the president is in control of the good and not responsible for the bad, worthy of praise for the nation’s successes and exoneration for its struggles.
The Democratic National Convention showcased Joe Biden’s goals on issues like health care, climate change and the economy. But there is plenty of daylight between his plans and what progressives want to see.
Gun violence in the U.S. typically rises in summer, but the problem has been especially fierce this year. Why?
Joe Biden’s comment at the convention that “most cops are good” and that the bad ones need to be prosecuted struck an array of activists as discordant at a moment when many are calling for transformational change.
We reviewed all of the Trump campaign’s television ads since June. Two-thirds contained clearly misleading claims or videos.
After a pre-dawn raid with officers in riot gear, tarps were torn down and graffiti was scrubbed off, shutting down a monthlong protest.
I am a Black police officer. We need to change what it means to serve our communities.
As protesters across the country call for police departments to be defunded and dismantled, Camden’s experience offers some lessons.