Abrupt Police Crackdown on Crowd in the West Village Prompts Criticism

Videos taken of the scene showed dozens of officers rushing into a group of people near an intersection in the Manhattan neighborhood.

#de-blasio-bill, #new-york-city, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #west-village-manhattan-ny

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Americans Mostly Agree on Policing. The Difference Is Priorities.

Democrats prioritize banning chokeholds, and Republicans are focused on not defunding the police.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #voting-and-voters

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Police, Protests and Violence: How Times Video Experts Examine a Scene

In analyzing footage involving fatalities or accusations of brutality, the Visual Investigations unit pursues the truth, frame by frame.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #social-media, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

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A Louisiana Officer Faked His Own Ambush, Police Say

His small town rallied around him after he reported an ambush. But the officer, John M. Goulart Jr., has now been charged with criminal mischief.

#glock-gmbh, #louisiana, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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The Field: Policing and Power in Minneapolis

Could a push to transform the police in the city where George Floyd was killed become the issue that defines the presidential election?

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-visions-collective, #city-council-nyc, #city-councils, #noor-miski, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-minneapolis-minn, #police-reform, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Since 2015: 48 Black Women Killed by the Police. And Only 1 Charge.

For many, the grand jury announcement in Breonna Taylor’s case was more of the same, underscoring the need for systemic change.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #women-and-girls

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Breonna Taylor Case Is Formidable Test for an Ascending AG, Daniel Cameron

Daniel Cameron, a rising G.O.P. star in Kentucky, is seen as a possible successor to Senator Mitch McConnell. But first, he has to navigate a case roiling the nation.

#attorneys-general, #black-lives-matter-movement, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #kentucky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #republican-party, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Louisville’s Police Force Feels Besieged on Two Fronts

Officers say that city and police officials were slow to release crucial details in the Breonna Taylor case. Protesters are fed up with what they consider abusive tactics. Calm seems a long way off.

#attacks-on-police, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Breonna Taylor and Perpetual Black Trauma

The system erased her as if she never existed.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #courts-and-the-judiciary, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #united-states

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Live Breonna Taylor News Tracker: Suspect Charged in Shooting of 2 Officers

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

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Breonna Taylor, Louisville Live Video Updates: 2 Officers Shot in Protests

Angry protesters took to the streets across the country after a Kentucky grand jury did not charge any officers with killing Ms. Taylor in her apartment.

#attacks-on-police, #black-lives-matter-movement, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #seattle-wash, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #trump-donald-j, #walker-kenneth-march-13-2020-shooting

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On the Ground in Louisville

Unrest has again rocked the city after a grand jury in Kentucky declined to bring charges against the two officers who shot Breonna Taylor.

#attacks-on-police, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #callimachi-rukmini-maria-1973, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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It Hurts to Keep Hoping for Justice

No police officer will have to answer for Breonna Taylor’s death. This never gets easier.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #cameron-daniel-j-1985, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #louisville-ky, #lynching, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #southern-states-us

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Few Police Officers Who Cause Deaths Are Charged or Convicted

A wide gulf remains between the public perception of police violence and how it is treated in court.

#police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #united-states

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Fired Officer Is Indicted in Breonna Taylor Case; Protesters Wanted Stronger Charges

A former officer was charged with “wanton endangerment” for endangering Ms. Taylor’s neighbors with gunshots when she was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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What Is ‘Wanton Endangerment’?

Here’s what is behind the charge leveled by a Kentucky grand jury against one of the officers involved in the fatal raid on Ms. Taylor’s apartment in March.

#cameron-daniel-j-1985, #crime-and-criminals, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Breonna Taylor Decision Live Updates: One Officer Charged, but Not for Her Death

A grand jury indicted the officer on charges of endangering neighbors with reckless gunfire, but no one was charged for shooting Ms. Taylor in her Louisville apartment.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-louisville-ky, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #walker-kenneth-march-13-2020-shooting

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Breonna Taylor Live Updates: Officer Charged With Wanton Endangerment

Protesters demanded justice after Ms. Taylor was killed by police officers in her Louisville apartment.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #cosgrove-myles-louisville-ky-police-officer, #hankison-brett-louisville-ky-police-officer, #louisville-ky, #mattingly-jon-louisville-ky-police-officer, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-louisville-ky, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020, #walker-kenneth-march-13-2020-shooting

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‘All That Death in His Life’: Daniel Prude’s Journey to Rochester

Mr. Prude had a somewhat troubled life in Chicago, with a series of personal tragedies disrupting his attempts at finding meaningful stability.

#chicago-ill, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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City in California Reaches $4 Million Settlement in Fatal Police Shooting

Miles Hall, 23, was killed after his family called the police in Walnut Creek as he was experiencing a mental health crisis.

#hall-miles-1996-2019, #mental-health-and-disorders, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #walnut-creek-calif

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Breonna Taylor’s Death: What To Know

Fury over the killing of Ms. Taylor by the police has fueled tense demonstrations in Louisville, Ky., and elsewhere. A decision on whether to charge the officers involved may come soon.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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No Criminal Charges for Tucson Officers Over Man’s Death in Their Custody

“There is insufficient evidence to prove a crime of negligent or reckless homicide” was committed, the Pima County Attorney’s Office said in a report released Monday.

#cameras, #jerin-stoor, #jonathan-jackson, #lopez-carlos-ingram-d-2020, #mental-health-and-disorders, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-tucson-ariz, #ryan-starbuck, #samuel-routledge, #tucson-ariz, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

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‘Coloured Lives Matter’: A South African Police Shooting Like No Other

He was a young man from the projects gunned down by officers near his home. But race is complicated in South Africa, and so is his story.

#apartheid-policy, #black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #race-and-ethnicity, #south-africa, #soweto-south-africa

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F.B.I. Investigates Louisiana Man’s Death After Police Chase

The Louisiana State Police said Ronald Greene died in a crash after leading troopers on a high-speed chase. Over a year later, photos of his injuries have raised new questions about his death.

#civil-rights-and-liberties, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #louisiana, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Some Protests Against Police Brutality Take a More Confrontational Approach

The protests are moving into white residential neighborhoods, where activists demand that people choose a side.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #portland-ore

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Four Louisiana Officers Charged in Death of Black Man With Mental Illness

Prosecutors said a coroner had determined that Tommie McGlothen’s death in Shreveport in April was preventable because the officers should have known he needed medical treatment.

#black-people, #johnson-dmarea, #leclare-james, #mccarter-treona, #mcglothen-tommie-dale-jr, #mental-health-and-disorders, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-shreveport-la, #ross-brian, #shreveport-la

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Naomi Osaka Pulls Out of French Open

The U.S. Open winner cited a sore hamstring in announcing her decision on Thursday.

#french-open-tennis, #osaka-naomi-1997, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #tennis, #twitter, #united-states-open-tennis

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Officer Who Ordered Police Dog to Bite a Black Man Is Charged With Assault

Officer Nickolas J. Pearce of the Salt Lake City Police Department ordered the dog to bite Jeffrey Ryans, even though Mr. Ryans was doing nothing to resist, prosecutors said.

#dogs, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-salt-lake-city-utah, #salt-lake-city-utah

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Police or Prosecutor Misconduct Is at Root of Half of Exoneration Cases, Study Finds

Wrongly convicted Black defendants were slightly more likely than whites to be victims of misconduct, especially in drug and murder investigations.

#criminal-justice, #false-arrests-convictions-and-imprisonments, #national-registry-of-exonerations, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #prosecutorial-misconduct

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29 Officers Are Suspended in Germany, Suspected of Sharing Hitler Images

A police department in western Germany discovered five chat groups with extremist content, feeding concerns about far-right infiltration of the country’s security services.

#germany, #neo-nazi-groups, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Documents Reveal How the Police Kept Daniel Prude’s Death Quiet

Officials in Rochester, N.Y., spent months trying to suppress video footage of the police encounter that led to Mr. Prude’s death.

#police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-rochester-ny, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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Breonna Taylor’s Family Receives $12 Million Settlement From Louisville

In the aftermath of the botched police raid in which Ms. Taylor was killed, the city also agreed to institute changes in policing.

#black-people, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #louisville-ky, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Did This Police Maneuver Lead to Daniel Prude’s Death?

The move, which the officer in Rochester, N.Y., called “segmenting,” is normally used to subdue a person, but Mr. Prude was already shackled.

#criminal-justice, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-rochester-ny, #prude-daniel-d-2020, #rochester-ny

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How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump

The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself.

#demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #detectives-endowment-assn, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #guardians-assn-nypd, #latino-officers-assn, #police-benevolent-assn, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-nyc, #presidential-election-of-2020

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When Good People Don’t Act, Evil Reigns

Stop thinking that the horrors of the world will simply work themselves out.

#china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #institute-for-health-metrics-and-evaluation, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #war-crimes-genocide-and-crimes-against-humanity

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Embattled Belarus Leader Beset by More Protests Before Putin Summit

President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko has for weeks tried to quell protests against his re-election claim. A day before meeting President Vladimir V. Putin, his main backer, he continued to crack down on the opposition.

#belarus, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #lukashenko-aleksandr-g, #minsk-belarus, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia

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Police Veteran in George Floyd Killing Turns Blame to Rookie Officers

Derek Chauvin, the officer who is charged with second-degree murder in Mr. Floyd’s death, is expected to go to trial next year.

#chauvin-derek-1976, #floyd-george-d-2020, #kueng-j-alexander, #lane-thomas-minneapolis-minn-police-officer, #minneapolis-minn, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-minneapolis-minn, #thao-tou

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Black Police Chiefs, Feeling Squeezed, Face Criticism on All Sides

As police departments are scrutinized for racist policing practices, African-American chiefs find themselves caught between skeptical residents and officers.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #singletary-laron-d, #united-states

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N.F.L. Season Kicks Off With Protests

After an off-season of social turmoil, the Houston Texans chose not to be on the field for the playing of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the league’s season opener in Kansas City, Mo.

#football, #houston-texans, #kansas-city-chiefs, #miami-dolphins, #national-anthems, #national-football-league, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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Four Houston Police Officers Are Fired in Fatal Shooting of Nicolas Chavez

Nicolas Chavez, 27, was killed by the police in southwest Houston in April, during a confrontation that was partly recorded by a bystander’s cellphone.

#acevedo-art-houston-tex-police-chief, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #houston-tex, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-houston-tex, #turner-sylvester

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How the N.F.L. Started Football Season on Time in the Pandemic

The league stuck to plans to open its season Thursday with the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans, even as pandemic spikes, player opt-outs and racial unrest forced alterations.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dallas-cowboys, #elliott-ezekiel-1995, #football, #jones-jerry, #kansas-city-chiefs, #lift-every-voice-and-sing-song, #national-football-league, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #thomas-michael-1993, #united-states-national-anthem-protests-2016

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Netanyahu Apology to Bedouins Is Taken as an Affront

Critics and outraged officials accused the Israeli prime minister, on trial for corruption, of exploiting a tragic episode to discredit his own law enforcement agencies.

#apologies, #bedouins, #bribery-and-kickbacks, #deaths-fatalities, #haaretz, #israel, #netanyahu-benjamin, #nomadic-people, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #shin-bet

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What We Know About the Death of Rayshard Brooks

Killed by an Atlanta police officer just weeks after George Floyd’s death touched off nationwide protests, Mr. Brooks became a potent symbol.

#atlanta-ga, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #brooks-rayshard-d-2020, #brosnan-devin-atlanta-ga-police-officer, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #rolfe-garrett-atlanta-ga-police-officer

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Violent Protests Erupt in Colombia After Man Dies in Police Custody

A video showed officers pinning down Javier Ordoñez and shocking him with a stun gun as he begged them to stop.

#bogota-colombia, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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The Killing of Breonna Taylor, Part 2

What thousands of pages of documents tell us about the night the 26-year-old was killed and whether the officers involved will ever be charged.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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Reform the Police? Guess Who Funds My State’s Officials

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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The Killing of Breonna Taylor, Part 1

Since the young medical worker was fatally shot in a police raid on her home, her name has become a rallying cry for protesters. In the first of two parts, we explore how officers came to raid her house.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #louisville-ky, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #taylor-breonna-1993-2020

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To Get Police Reform, ‘Defund the Politicians’

If the protests are to translate into laws, contributions for politicians from law enforcement must become toxic rather than coveted.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #california, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #los-angeles-calif, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-reform, #sacramento-calif

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Central Park Birder Turns Clash Into Graphic Novel About Racism

The impressionistic novel from Christian Cooper features a Black teenager who looks at birds through binoculars and instead sees the faces of Black people who have been killed by the police.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #central-park-manhattan-ny, #comic-books-and-strips, #cooper-amy-may-25-2020-central-park-incident, #cooper-christian-birder, #dc-comics, #graphic-novels, #martinez-alitha-e, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings

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A Police Officer Shot a 13-Year-Old With Autism in Salt Lake City

The authorities said the officer shot the boy while responding to a call about a “violent psych issue.” The teenager, Linden Cameron, was fleeing and did not have a weapon, his mother said.

#autism, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #linden-cameron, #mental-health-and-disorders, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #police-department-salt-lake-city, #salt-lake-city-utah

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