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‘It Did Not Stick’: The First Federal Effort to Curb Police Abuse

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/04/09/us/first-consent-decree-police-abuse-pittsburgh.html?_r=0&referer=https://www.google.com/ PITTSBURGH — Federal intervention to curb police abuse did not begin after chants of “I can’t breathe,” viral cellphone videos or the Black Lives Matter movement. It began 21 years ago here in Pittsburgh, where the police were laden with complaints that black residents were routinely singled out for false arrest and abuse. In […]

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How negative encounters between police and black youth impact pregnant women

While African American parents have long expressed anguish about having to give “the talk“ to their children on the safest way, hopefully, to interact with police, four notable researchers have investigated the effects of anticipated negative encounters between the police and black youth on the emotional and mental health of pregnant African American women. The […]

Accountability
In police trials, implicit bias still play a role?

Jeannine Bell |10:33 p.m. ET March 16, 2017 Racial breakdown of jury can influence justice. Stopped after leaving a class, Terence Crutcher, 40, was holding his hands up when Tulsa officer Betty Shelby shot and killed him in September. Walter Scott, 50, stopped for a broken taillight in North Charleston, S.C., was running away when […]

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American Public Health Association: Law Enforcement Violence Against Black Men as a Public Health Issue

Date: Nov 01 2016Policy Number: LB-16-02 Key Words: Violence, Gun Violence, Minorities, Injury Prevention Control, Racism Abstract Harassment and violence by law enforcement officers result in deaths, injuries, trauma, and stress, which disproportionately affect people of color and other marginalized populations such as immigrants, individuals experiencing homelessness, members of the LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, […]

Accountability
Official calls for probe into resignation, reassignments in Mt. Vernon top brass FIOS NEWS

 http://www.fios1news.com/lowerhudsonvalley/councilman-calls-for-probe-into-mt-vernon-pd-changes-march-10-2017#.WMQg7o7asfM Unanswered questions surround the city of Mount Vernon as positions under Mayor Richard Thomas’ administration are still vacant and it seems the police department is shifting its key players. “Many people don’t want to work for this administration. They’re having a problem. It’s not only in the police station that they can’t have, you […]

Accountability
Calls are being made for the US Attorney’s Office to intervene in the Mount Vernon Police Department

FIOS 1 NEWS REPORT During a critical time for law enforcement and public safety in Mount Vernon, the city’s police department appears to be going through some serious turbulence. This week alone, two top police department officials left their posts. On Wednesday, Acting Police Commissioner Ronald Fatigate formally announced his departure, and on Thursday, Captain […]

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