Most Americans Have Low Confidence In Police Ability To Treat Races Equally

Most Americans Have Low Confidence In Police Ability To Treat Races Equally

Americans have little confidence in the police, according to a USA Today/Pew Research Center poll released on Tuesday. The survey found that most people think police departments d ...

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Police Forces Nationwide Need A Reality Check

Police Forces Nationwide Need A Reality Check

One of the unsung blessings of Twitter is the way it continually reminds us that willful ignorance is alive and thriving in the American body politic. In the past week, we were tr ...

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Thousands Attend Michael Brown Funeral

Thousands Attend Michael Brown Funeral

By Kurtis Lee, Molly Hennessy-Fiske, and Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. -- Relatives of Michael Brown urged mourners Monday to turn their anger into a catalyst for c ...

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Judge Lifts Federal Oversight Of Detroit Police

Judge Lifts Federal Oversight Of Detroit Police

By Robert Allen, Detroit Free Press DETROIT -- A federal judge Monday morning ended an 11-year-old agreement that kept a federal monitor watching over the Detroit Police Departmen ...

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St. Louis Holds A Peace Fest, With Message From Brown’s Family

St. Louis Holds A Peace Fest, With Message From Brown’s Family

By Kurtis Lee and Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times ST. LOUIS -- Hundreds gathered at a downtown park Sunday for an annual "Peace Fest" attended by relatives of three young ...

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Hundreds Of Mourners Wait Outside Church For Michael Brown’s Funeral

Hundreds Of Mourners Wait Outside Church For Michael Brown’s Funeral

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Mourners are gathering at a St. Louis church this morning for the funeral of 18-year-old Michael Brown, whose shooting death Aug. 9 by a police officer beg ...

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3 Killed, 4 Wounded In Shootings Across LA’s San Fernando Valley

3 Killed, 4 Wounded In Shootings Across LA’s San Fernando Valley

By Amina Khan, Cindy Chang, and Joel Rubin, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- The first gunshots on a San Fernando street jolted people awake inside their homes. Police came upon a ...

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In Wake Of Ferguson, Miami-Dade Mayor Wants ‘A Camera On Every Police Officer’

In Wake Of Ferguson, Miami-Dade Mayor Wants ‘A Camera On Every Police Officer’

By Douglas Hanks, The Miami Herald MIAMI -- In the wake of national outrage over alleged police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Thursday vowed to m ...

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Black And White In Ferguson And Journalism

Black And White In Ferguson And Journalism

When you don't know if the violent scenes on the evening news are in Iraq or in Ferguson, Missouri, then things are bad. Something is rotten in the state of Missouri. Ferguson is ...

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Community Activism Lauded In Calm Ferguson Protests

Community Activism Lauded In Calm Ferguson Protests

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times FERGUSON, Mo. -- Community activism and the work of local clergy were lauded by law enforcement officials as the primary influences that led to a ...

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