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Wisconsin Requires Outside Investigation for Police-Custody Deaths

In April 2014, Wisconsin became the first state to require that police-custody deaths be investigated by outside agencies. Anti-police-violence activists in other states may benefit from Wisconsin’s example. 68 more words


What if Michael Bell Was Black?

A recent piece from NPR begs the question: If Michael Bell was black would this have ever happened, Would a new state law ever have been created and passed? 438 more words


The Distrust of Police Isn't Automatic, It's Earned...

This morning, as any typical morning, I was going through my newsfeed looking at my friend’s funny stories about their kids, or how to bake something yummy for the holidays and I came across a relative’s post about police officers. 835 more words