We are all thinking this January 2015 about relationship between the minority – in particular, black – communities and the police. Ghettoside by Los Angeles reporter, Jill Leovy, is a timely addition to the conversation. 470 more words
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New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested in Lower Manhattan on federal corruption charges in the early hours today, after he surrendered to agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation at 26 Federal Plaza. 461 more words
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – Pittsburgh’s new police chief decried the city’s homicide rate as a “public health emergency” and promised to work with the community to defuse the culture that has fueled a spate of retaliatory killings that saw 71 people die last year. 330 more words
RICHMOND (KCBS) — Last year, the city of Richmond had the lowest number of homicides in four decades.
The city’s chief of police, Chris Magnus talked to KCBS about crime-fighting strategies for the New Year. 312 more words