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The US government will track killings by police for the first time ever
The US Department of Justice, for the first time, will keep a comprehensive database of fatal officer-involved incidents, amid rising skepticism around police accountability.
Inmate at New York Prison Allegedly Died at Hands of Violent Correction Officers
The details of the confrontation that led to Samuel Harrell's death in April have been minimal, until a recent investigation into Fishkill, a medium-security prison, revealed systematic abuse of inmates by authorities.
Aboriginal Australians Are Still Dying in Police Custody
A 22-year-old Aboriginal woman was arrested for unpaid fines. After three days in police lockup, she was dead. How far has Australia come in 30 years?