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A police officer charged with assaulting Black youths has worked for 9 different police departments, collecting use-of-force incidents and complaints along the way

A New Jersey police officer who was recently charged with assaulting Black youths has worked for nine different police departments, collecting use-of-force incidents and complaints along the way. Camden County prosecutors said Officer Ryan Dubiel pepper-sprayed the youths “without provocation” on June 4. Records and interviews compiled by The New […]
A police officer charged with assaulting Black youths has worked for 9 different police departments, collecting use-of-force incidents and complaints along the way
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Pete Buttigieg says South Bend is a ‘mess’ after police shooting of a black man and that the police force isn’t more racially diverse because he ‘couldn’t get it done’

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg took responsibility for the killing of Eric Logan, a black South Bend resident, by a white police officer after being questioned about it during the Democratic debate on Thursday night. “My community is in anguish right now,” Buttigieg began. “It’s a mess and we’re […]
Pete Buttigieg says South Bend is a ‘mess’ after police shooting of a black man and that the police force isn’t more racially diverse because he ‘couldn’t get it done’
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A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief resigned, saying she encountered racism ‘so inflammatory’ that she feared describing it publicly ‘out of concern for public safety’

A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief said she resigned “under duress” after some within the force resisted the reforms she tried to make. Former Chief Tonya Chapman of the Portsmouth Police Department said during her three years at the department, she witnessed a “degree of bias and acts […]
A Virginia city’s first black, female police chief resigned, saying she encountered racism ‘so inflammatory’ that she feared describing it publicly ‘out of concern for public safety’