Terrell Carter became a police officer to make a better life for his family. He left to better lives in his community.
We want to hear from communities of color on what they think needs to happen with public safety in order to feel safe.
The death of George Floyd and the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright pushed calls and efforts to introduce police reform bills in the state.
Recent police killings highlight inconsistencies between police reports and the facts. One former lieutenant told Insider they are trained to mislead.
Without advocacy, companies celebrating Juneteenth are engaging in performative activism, writes Insider's Grace O'Connell-Joshua.
A long-time tri-state area police officer talks candidly about the pressures of his job and why he's open to the idea of reform.
George Floyd Square is a barricaded area governed by its residents to memorialize the loss of life. But it might not last much longer.
"I'm optimistic about the country's capacity to take on real issues," Bush said on a podcast. "And there is a real issue in police accountability."
"The murder of #DaunteWright is rooted in white supremacy," Ben and Jerry's tweeted. "This system can't be reformed."
The bill, which is supported by President Biden, heads to the Senate where it needs at least 10 Republican votes to become law.
Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick plans to propose a plan to replace the city’s police with a civilian-led agency, GQ reported. The plan was created as part of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive order for New York cities to review their police departments. The proposal includes an agency with armed “public safety […]
"What this plan is saying is that we also want the police to show up less - and that's a radical thing for a city and a mayor to do," Myrick said.
Camden, New Jersey’s police department has become an example of police reform since the killing of George Floyd by Minneapolis police. The city developed an extensive surveillance system with over 200 cameras and 70 microphones placed around the city. But the community is sceptical as to whether this method is […]
Former President Barack Obama in an interview set to be released later on Wednesday emphasised that activists and politicians who want policing reforms lose a lot of people when they use slogans like “defund the police,” according to Vanity Fair. On the Snapchat political news series “Good Luck America,” Obama […]
Joe Biden’s campaign released a new ad Wednesday featuring Bridgett Floyd, the sister of George Floyd, where she calls the Democratic presidential nominee “the change that we need.” In the ad, Bridgett Floyd appealed to people to let their voices be heard through the voting process. The death of George […]
At $US6 billion a year, the New York Police Department has the largest police budget in the nation. But when police pension, fringe benefits, settlements, and debt payments are added in, police spending actually swells to over $US10 billion a year. Most of that goes to uniformed officers’ salaries, overtime, […]
Shootings in New York City claimed the lives of at least 11 people over the weekend, police say. The weekend follows an especially violent June: 250 people were shot in the first 28 days of the month, according to NYPD stats. On Monday morning, Mayor Bill De Blasio attributed the […]