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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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Officers already get training to deal with biases they may not know they have, but there’s no evidence it actually works

The police killing of George Floyd has shined a spotlight on police practices and prompted conversations about reform. A common tactic for addressing racism at organisations is implicit-bias training, but studies have found that the program doesn’t change people’s behaviours. Today’s police departments were born out of slave patrols, so […]
Officers already get training to deal with biases they may not know they have, but there’s no evidence it actually works
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An entire 57-person Buffalo Police Department team resigned en masse to support fellow officers suspended for pushing a 75-year-old protester to the ground

Local TV news reporter Dave Greber tweeted that 57 Buffalo police officers have resigned to show support for two fellow officers who were suspended for their actions at a George Floyd protest. A graphic trending video captured by the NPR affiliate WBFO shows two police officers shoving a 75-year-old protester […]
An entire 57-person Buffalo Police Department team resigned en masse to support fellow officers suspended for pushing a 75-year-old protester to the ground
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2 Atlanta police officers who were charged after Tasing college students during an arrest went through use-of-force and de-escalation training in the last 2 months

Two of the six officers who were charged following the arrests of two college students in Atlanta had recently completed use-of-force and de-escalation trainings. Video of the incident, which Atlanta’s mayor called a use of “excessive force,” shows police surrounding the students’ vehicle, pulling them out of their seats, and […]
2 Atlanta police officers who were charged after Tasing college students during an arrest went through use-of-force and de-escalation training in the last 2 months
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Derek Chauvin had 16 complaints made against him that were closed with ‘no discipline.’ A former member of the police review board says that’s proof of a broken system.

Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer who is charged in the murder of George Floyd, had 18 complaints made against him since 2001. Complaints against police are supposed to end up in front of the city’s conduct review board. A former member, though, told Insider the panel meets infrequently, doesn’t […]
Derek Chauvin had 16 complaints made against him that were closed with ‘no discipline.’ A former member of the police review board says that’s proof of a broken system.
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A viral video shows officers in Sacramento handcuffing a struggling 12-year-old boy and putting him in a ‘spit mask’ to ‘defuse the situation’

Videos from bystanders and the Sacramento Police Department show officers handcuffing a struggling 12-year-old boy and placing a “spit mask” over his face in an altercation last month. The bystander’s video has since gone viral, sparking outrage at the level of force used against a small child. The Sacramento Police […]
A viral video shows officers in Sacramento handcuffing a struggling 12-year-old boy and putting him in a ‘spit mask’ to ‘defuse the situation’