Thursday, October 22, 2020

Police

Commissioner Jeff Long of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDSOHS) and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Dereck R. Stewart this week joined multiple law enforcement partners to announce the seventh annual “I-40 Challenge” traffic safety initiative. “The...
Although the heinous 2016 police shooting only garnered marginal national attention, eight judges refused to try the case. The trial venue was changed from a majority-black city to a rural, mostly white county…in Alabama. The defendant was a white...
The Memphis City Council on Tuesday decided to delay all votes on proposed MLGW rate hikes while the utility’s administrators figure out if changes in salaries and benefits will affect their proposed budget. In conjunction with that action, Council Chairman...
A Black man in Indianapolis says he was shopping while Black when a cop confronted him and accused him and his cousin of “acting suspicious.” READ MORE: Black guest who was kicked out of Hilton hotel sues chain for $10...
Pointed questions from local activists – some asserting Memphis Police Department officers still were surveilling them – punctuated the second public forum hosted by a special team monitoring local compliance with a federal consent decree. Crafted in 1978, the Kendrick...
“When you see these young people around in your community, talk to these young people about the importance of doing the right thing. ...We’ve got to reach out to them, not just to our own children. They have had...
By JAKE BLEIBERG and JILL BLEED Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A white Fort Worth police officer who shot and killed a black woman through a back window of her home while responding to a call about an...
Memphis Police Department Director Michael Rallings was the weekly meeting highlight of the Frayser Exchange Club Foundation Thursday afternoon at Impact Church. “I doubt if I will get to my notes today,” he said. “I wasn’t expecting to go in...
Victim Botham Jean's neighbor Joshua Brown, left, answers questions from Assistant District Attorney LaQuita Long, right, while pointing to a map of the South Side Flats where he lives, while testifying during the murder trial of former Dallas Police...
By JAKE BLEIBERG, Associated Press DALLAS — A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his apartment, which she said she mistook for her own unit one floor below. Amber...
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