An investigation by the Justice Department found that Chicago police are poorly trained in use of force, can easily collude to conceal acts of brutality and are rarely punished for violations.
Decades Later, Victims Of Chicago Police Torture Paid Reparations
Fifty-seven people received payments totaling $5.5 million. “Reparations is not a necessity. But it is a moral compunction and a moral reckoning to right a wrong,” said Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Footage of struggle between Kodiak police and autistic man released
“The speed of the escalation is shocking,” says Judy Pletnikoff. “I think it was six seconds until they grab a hold of Nick and by 30 seconds they got three guys on top of him on the ground.”
In LA, Renewed Focus On Training Police On When To Shoot, And When Not To
In Los Angeles County, more than one-quarter of the 375 people shot by law enforcement over a five-year period were unarmed. Police training tries to prepare officers to make split-second decisions.
Sitka police release operations manual in wake of video
“So what we’re seeing here is a giant step — a beautiful step — backward in time, where we’re remembering that there is no us versus them. There’s only us, and we are the people, and the people are the police.”
FBI to investigate Sitka teen’s arrest and stun gunning
Part of the bureau’s mandate is to investigate color of law abuses. Color of law describes someone given authority by a local, state or federal agency.