As more people look to the Los Angeles Police Department to change its use-of-force policy, a throng of police chiefs in Northern California came together on Monday to denounce proposed legislation that would raise the standard for legal review of such action—after the fact.
In a move that may finally break up the stronghold of protection that blankets police officers when accused of brutality or death, the city of Baltimore has instated a new policy that may make officers liable for payouts to victims.
The Cleveland police-union president who resembles the love child of Lex Luthor and Sarah Huckabee Sanders was voted out of office Tuesday in part because Cleveland’s black police officers were tired of his incessant bullshit.
More police-union fuckery. Cleveland’s police union says it will not hold the American flag during a ceremony before the Cleveland Browns’ first game because some players knelt during the national anthem during the preseason.
For any significant change to American policing to occur, we have to
deal with upend police unions, which wield extraordinary power and influence.