Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Police

By Liberty Vittert, Washington University in St Louis (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Donald Trump has waved the words “stop and frisk” around like a banner call to cure...
By JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press ODENTON, Md. (AP) — Gun-rights advocates like to say, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun." Some black gun owners, though, are not...
F.F.U.N. will celebrate the men and women who work hard to protect our City on this Saturday, September 29, 2018, between 12 noon and 6 p.m. F.F.U.N. host events in neighborhoods that are considered economically distressed. "Thankfully, we've not had an incident during...
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...
A federal judge has modified a 1978 court order to broaden the constitutionally protected political activity of residents. The court-ordered changes cover social media and other advancements of the digital age, according to a release from the ACLU-TN. The modifications, issued...
By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Delucca “Lucca” Rolle, the 15-year-old high school student who was punched and had his head slammed against the concrete by law enforcement officers last month, joined his attorney and several prominent civil rights...
Asked to rate local law enforcement on five specific issues, fewer than half of African Americans polled on behalf of the Memphis Shelby Crime Commission gave an overall positive rating on four of them. The countywide poll was conducted by...
Emantic Fitzgerald Bradford Jr. was the son of a police officer and a US Army combat engineer who was home for the Thanksgiving holiday when his life was tragically snuffed out by police in a mall shooting in Alabama. Bradford...
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...
A Massachusetts Police Department has launched an investigation after an officer wrote “Hahahaha love this” in response to a story about a man plowing his car through a crowd of counter-protestors at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va....