This week, we highlight the story of Kenneth Chamberlain and how his family’s decade-long fight for justice underscores the necessity of ending qualified immunity.
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 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!
Popular Science explains how police brutality impacts public health; Ben and Jerry rally for police accountability in Vermont; civil rights activists resist aggressive policing in Mississippi; and more!
Legal scholar Joanna Schwartz discredits qualified immunity; state legislators nationwide champion police reform; the Memphis cops charged in Tyre Nichols’ death deny accountability; and more!
Reason blasts qualified immunity; Washington State inches closer to police accountability; Mississippi activists demand justice for two Black men beaten by racist cops; and more!
Portland, Ore., scores a public safety victory; San Francisco reverses decision authorizing killer police robots; Alabama cops arrest elderly woman over a trash bill; 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!
Three ex-cops plead guilty for killing Fanta Bility; Vermonters demand less police in their schools; a new report slams subpar officer training; and more!
The Washington Post reports on the devastating effects of nonfatal police shootings; Maryland’s attorney general re-examines cases for police bias; another cop pleads guilty for George Floyd’s death; and more!