The Ferguson City Council on Tuesday called for changes to a tentative agreement to overhaul the police department.
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FLINT, Mich. — In an impoverished former automotive town about an hour north of Detroit, a cataclysmic water crisis of unprecedented proportions continue to rage…
Residents of embattled Ferguson, Missouri on Tuesday got a chance to weigh in on a proposal created to help avert a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, reports The Associated Press.
Days before the federal government announced a probe of the San Francisco Police in the shooting death of Mario Woods, the department’s officers took a pledge to stamp out racism and intolerance.
Federal lawyers met with Chicago community leaders and clergy and handed out instructions on how to file complaints against cops.
Dontre Hamilton, 31, was shot 14 times in April 2014 by former officer Christopher Manney, who said he fired in self-defense.
The investigation will examine police practices used in the October 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald and dive deeper into other police shootings, training and the use of deadly force.
The DOJ will publish a report based on recommendations from the meeting, suggesting steps that lawmakers, policymakers and legislators can take to reform the criminal justice system.
The question has to be asked, does it mean anything that a councilman was Tasered Thursday in an incident involving the same deputy who arrested…