The ways police are trained to use force and to work in communities of color are being scrutinized in the wake of shootings in Ferguson and Cleveland, as well as the death of Eric Garner in New York. Judy Woodruff discusses training with New Haven Police Chief Dean Esserman, David Klinger of the University of Missouri and Ronald Hampton, former head of the National Black Police Association.
Out of the interest of transparency and accountability, we are requesting from the Mount Vernon Police Department through the Freedom of Information Act all reports, case or docket numbers about the alleged threats on Mt. Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas’ family. As a national law enforcement organization, we take threats to elected officials and their families […]