The DOJ launches its probe of the Memphis Police Department; Colorado upholds police accountability; a federal court protects the First Amendment rights of Cop City opponents; and more!
Bijan Ghaisar’s family donates their settlement to fight qualified immunity; New York police unions push false narratives to avoid accountability; a San Francisco DA targets police misconduct; and more!
The Virginia cops who killed Irvo Otieno face justice; House Dems double down on police reform; Philadelphia pays out millions to protestors brutalized by police; and more!
The Nevada Supreme Court affirms the right to sue government officials; Washington State lawmakers introduce bill to end qualified immunity; Kansas police rescind drug charges against a terminal cancer patient; and more!
Atlanta settles with the family of Rayshard Brooks; San Francisco police propose giving robots the license to kill; the Connecticut cops who paralyzed Randy Cox face accountability; and more!
The Root exposes racist cops on social media; a California mother campaigns for public safety; police misconduct cases reach huge payouts; and more!
SB 2 passes in California. As the Los Angeles Times reports, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed SB 2. In addition, he signed other police reform provisions. This is a huge win in the fight to end qualified immunity.