The cops who killed Tyre Nichols face federal charges; Baltimore officials invest in tech to track problematic policing; a Louisiana prison is under fire for violating children’s rights; and more!
Minneapolis moves forward with police overhaul; California’s attorney general investigates racism in the Antioch Police Department; federal legislators seek to stop civil forfeiture; and more!
Minneapolis strengthens public safety; a California police union executive faces criminal charges; Al Sharpton demands justice for Irvo Otieno; and more!
The Justice Dept. uncovers years of abusive policing in Louisville, KY; a New York jail supervisor faces homicide charges; DC demonstrators demand justice for Timothy McCree Johnson; and more!
Late on March 3rd, the House of Representatives passed a police reform package. The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, passed by the House, would end qualified immunity if signed into law.
In a recent case, Judge Carleton Reeves concluded that Nick McClendon, a white Mississippi officer, was entitled to QI after pulling over and harassing Clarence Jamison, a Black man.