Justice Dept. Disburses $23 Million for Police Cameras
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Justice Dept. Disburses $23 Million for Police Cameras

Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper White House efforts to foster improved policing…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Brutality isn’t the Only Police Problem
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Brutality isn’t the Only Police Problem

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Citizens of the United States have had enough…

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Report on Ferguson Unrest Offers Lessons in What Not to Do
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Report on Ferguson Unrest Offers Lessons in What Not to Do

ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The police response to unrest in Ferguson, Missouri,…

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Are More Police Getting Killed? A Look at Officer Deaths
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Are More Police Getting Killed? A Look at Officer Deaths

MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The killing of a veteran police officer north…

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California DOJ Unveils Website with Law Enforcement Data
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California DOJ Unveils Website with Law Enforcement Data

TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Department of Justice on Wednesday…

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Young Black Man Jailed Since April for Alleged $5 Theft Found Dead in Cell
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Young Black Man Jailed Since April for Alleged $5 Theft Found Dead in Cell

Jon Swaine, THE GUARDIAN   PORTSMOUTH, Va. (The Guardian) — A young black man arrested…

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Gov. Brown Signs Law Barring Grand Juries in Police Deadly Force Cases
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Gov. Brown Signs Law Barring Grand Juries in Police Deadly Force Cases

(Los Angeles Times) – Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law Tuesday a measure that prohibits…

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Chicago Police OK Independent Stop-and-Frisk Evaluations
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Chicago Police OK Independent Stop-and-Frisk Evaluations

Don Babwin, ASSOCIATED PRESS   CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department will allow independent…

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Unveils Legislation to Address Law Enforcement and Youth Incarceration
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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Unveils Legislation to Address Law Enforcement and Youth Incarceration

By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times Congresswoman Sheila…

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Police Convictions Difficult to Come By
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Police Convictions Difficult to Come By

  A partnership between the local NAACP and Miami-Dade State Attorney highlights a lack of…

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