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The Oregonian

SHOTS FIRED: DEADLY PORTLAND POLICE ENCOUNTERS REVEAL TROUBLING PATTERNS. It’s been 17 years since a Portland police officer fired a single shot at Kendra James, killing the young woman as she tried […]
The Oregonian

Bethesda Magazine

WHEN POLICE USE FORCE, BLACK RESIDENTS INVOLVED THREE TIMES THE GENERAL POPULATION. A new report released by Montgomery County shows racial disparities in county police interactions with Black and brown […]
Bethesda Magazine

NBC News

WILL SMITH RECALLS BEING CALLED RACIAL SLUR BY RACIAL SLUR BY POLICE ON MULTIPLE OCCASIONS. I’ve been called [N-word] by the cops in Philly on more than 10 occasions,” he […]
NBC News

Associated Press

CITING RACIAL BIAS, SAN FRANCISCO WILL END MUG SHOTS RELEASE.  “San Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott said the policy, which goes into effect immediately, means the department will no longer […]
Associated Press

Fox11

LA CITY COUNCIL APPROVES FIRST STEP IN REPLACING LAPD WITH COMMUNITY RESPONDERS FOR NON-VIOLENT CALLS. “This is the dawn of a new era of public safety in Los Angeles,” said […]
Fox11

San Francisco Chronicle

UNDER PRESSURE FROM ACTIVISTS, OAKLAND LEADERS WILL CONSIDER FURTHER DEFUNDING POLICE. nder pressure from activists, Oakland’s leaders will consider further defunding police. “Faced with protests that spilled from the streets into […]
San Francisco Chronicle

Politico

REP. KAREN BASS VOWS TO PERSIST ON POLICE REFORM: ‘WE HAVE TO KEEP PUSHING’.The California Democrat told a POLITICO virtual town hall the current moment presented a “unique opportunity.”
Politico