Police release the name of the rogue cop who killed Patrick Lyoya; advocates and lawmakers gather to end qualified immunity in New York; Maryland’s attorney general sues a local sheriff for blocking justice; and more!
Public safety advocates, lawmakers, and Brooklyn residents met outside Brooklyn Borough Hall on April 22 in support of S 1991, the bill to end qualified immunity in New York.
Derek Perkinson, a civil rights strategist and New York State field director for the National Action Network, relates the racist history of qualified immunity in a recent op-ed for the Gotham Gazette.
The nation demands justice for Patrick Lyoya; activists and law enforcement officials come together to help end qualified immunity in New York; rogue cops stop an 8-year-old boy over stolen chips; and more!
Criminal justice experts decry qualified immunity; a Latinx watchdog group calls out rogue NYPD cops; civil rights leaders demand police transparency; and more!
Courts rule in favor of police accountability; Maryland eyes new public safety measures; House reps speak out against qualified immunity; and more!
A judiciary subcommittee holds hearing on qualified immunity; New York’s Legal Aid Society releases report on discriminatory policing; a University of Maryland task force recommends public safety improvements; and more!