Police-led youth diversion programs instead expand the reach of the carceral state and the prison-industrial complex.
“Her death was preventable!” said attorney Ben Crump, who was hired to represent the family of the 14-year-old.
It’s unclear if the surveillance program, run “with no rules and no procedures,” was ever discontinued.
Instead of spending on police, schools should hire more people who can “help kids not be angry,” say student advocates.
New York’s facilities are the first supervised illegal drug injection sites in the U.S.
The ShotSpotter system manufactures urgency for aggressive police deployments.
Another case in Wisconsin is drawing new national attention following the Rittenhouse self-defense verdict.
Hiring a diverse police force may change what cops look like, but it doesn’t change what policing means and does.
The Chicago Police Department has at least 13 active members of the Oath Keepers, NPR found.
Biden is under pressure to fulfill a campaign promise to decriminalize marijuana and expunge convictions.