“At best, we would have used these dollars to keep our neighbors and businesses stable and healthy. We failed on both counts," said one local official.
New York lawmakers proposed new legislation this week after a Rochester cops pepper-sprayed a 9-year-old girl.
Police often turn off the cameras for private conversations or to protect witnesses’ privacy and safety. But some abuse their discretion.
Brittney Gilliam just wanted to take her daughter, sister, and nieces to a nail salon. They ended up facedown in a parking lot surrounded by cops.
Biden warned that pushing too hard for police reform could lose Democrats their Senate run-off rin Georgia.
Among the Democrats' sweeping proposals, prosecutors would no longer have to prove that an officer’s misconduct was done “willfully.”
It would require body cameras, ban chokeholds, end no-knock warrants in drug cases, make lynching a federal hate crime, and curtail military-grade tools for police departments.
Changes like deep budget cuts at some of the nation’s largest police forces would’ve been unthinkable just two weeks ago.
It's not too late for California to charge the cops who shot and killed unarmed black man Stephon Clark
The district attorney won't charge the Sacramento Police officers who shot and killed Clark, who only had an iPhone on him, in his grandmother's backyard.
"We may not yet be at the finish line, but we should acknowledge that history is being made"
A VICE News analysis of cases and investigations shows enforcement is at its lowest level in two decades.
Trump's Department of Justice is pulling out of police reform program COPS, but states are stepping into the void.