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AG Merrick Garland announces an investigation into Phoenix police over allegations of abuse

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a 'pattern or practice' investigation into the Phoenix Police Department and City of Phoenix to examine whether officers have been using excessive force and abusing homeless people

Biden’s AG Merrick Garland announces an investigation into the Phoenix Police Department over allegations officers retaliated against BLM protesters and abused homeless people Justice Department announced a wide ranging ‘pattern or practice’ investigation into the Phoenix Police Department on Thursday It follows similar probes in Minneapolis, after the death of George Floyd, and Louisville, Kentucky,…

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Window cleaner who posted racist slur about black England footballers complains HE is getting abuse

Shaun Drewery

A window cleaner who made a racist slur about black England footballers on social media has claimed that he is facing a wave of abuse and has complained: ‘No one deserves this’. Shaun Drewery, owner of North Ferriby Cleaning Services, made the comment after an associate posted a picture on Facebook of the England Under 17s…

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Mental Health

COVID-19 Pandemic Measures Bring an Epidemic of Substance Abuse

A homeless man lies alone on the street next to a bare wall.

While the COVID-19 pandemic has affected people around the world, it is having a profound impact on those dealing with drug addiction. Experts have repeatedly reported an addiction pattern that increases with natural disasters and pandemics. Do COVID measures like social isolation do more harm than good to addicts? Short periods of isolation have a…

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How can businesses support employees through domestic abuse?

How can businesses support employees through domestic abuse?

Charity has launched a new line of advice for businesses to support employees exposed to or threatened by domestic violence We spent more time at home this year than ever before. Associated with this, unemployment, financial insecurity, anxiety, and stress have been widespread – all conditions known to exacerbate domestic violence. Yes, the lockdown has…

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