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Calgary police looking for witnesses of 2 racist incidents in April – Calgary

Board votes to remove school resource officers from Guelph’s public schools

Calgary police want to talk to people who saw two unrelated, potential hate crimes in April: graffiti on a Black Lives Matter logo and an anti-Asian road rage incident, according to a Wednesday news release. Read more: Calgary police investigate hate crime after swastikas, N-word spray-painted on pathway, fences On April 15 at 3 p.m.,…

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Columbus police try to avert BLM anger over fatal shooting of girl, 16, with bodycam footage

Columbus police have released bodycam footage that appears to show 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant with a knife right before she was gunned down by police

Columbus police have released bodycam footage showing the officer shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, who was fatally gunned down just moments before Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts for the 2020 murder of George Floyd.  In an attempt to show more transparency and ease tensions as Black Lives Matter protesters descended on the…

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Police release more graphic bodycam video and 911 calls in fatal- cop shooting of Ma’khia Bryant

Columbus police on Wednesday released additional body camera video showing 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant lunging at another young woman with a knife before she is fatally shot by a police officer. One of the alleged victims is seen sitting on the ground as Bryant is shot

Columbus police on Wednesday released additional body camera video showing 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant lunging at another young woman with a knife before she is fatally shot by a police officer. During a press conference held by police leaders and city officials, Interim Chief of Police Michael Woods identified the officer who shot Bryant as Nicholas…

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Malik Fard Muhammed Molotov cocktail thrower who lobbed firebombs directly Portland police arrested

Malik Fard Muhammed, 24, was arrested in Indianapolis, Indiana on multiple warrants, including attempted murder and other charges over two firebomb attacks

A man from Indiana has been arrested in connection with a firebomb that was thrown towards a police car while the Portland protests were in full swing last summer.  Malik Muhammed, 24, was arrested on Friday and charged with attempted aggravated murder, attempted assault in the first degree, attempted murder in the first degree, unlawful…

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Ministers under fire over new anti-protests law giving police extra powers after Sarah Everard vigil

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will allow officers to intervene in events that are deemed to have caused 'serious unease, alarm or distress'. Pictured: a woman being arrested at last night's vigil on Clapham Common

Ministers were facing mounting fury today over a draconian new anti-protest law that would hand police greater powers to break up events like the Sarah Everard vigil. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill will allow officers to intervene in events that are deemed to have caused ‘serious unease, alarm or distress’. The new legislation,…

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How the trial of former police officer charged with murder of George Floyd is already a TV circus

It seems disquieting that such a high-profile court battle is being covered with a pizzazz more suited to a major sporting event or even the Oscars

‘Fasten your seat belts, folks!’ exclaimed the excited television presenter. ‘Our teams will be live for every moment.’ If viewers had not known otherwise, they might have thought they were watching the build-up to a Super Bowl final.  But this was Court TV – and what was being shown was live coverage of the most…

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Sarah Everard vigil: Police Federation chief says XR, Antifa and BLM ‘hijacked’ Clapham event

March 15: A woman holding a 'kill the bill' sign at a demonstration protesting violence against women and new proposed police powers demonstrate in London

A police federation chief has defended the actions of officers at the vigil for Sarah Everard and claimed the event had been ‘hijacked’ by Antifa, Black Lives Matter and Extinction Rebellion protesters.    Ken Marsh, chairman of the Metropolitan Police Federation, said that 90 per cent of those at the Clapham Common vigil on Saturday had…

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Call to ban ‘static’ demos: Police should have the power to stop stationary protests, watchdog says

Police should be given powers to ban 'static protests' by groups such as Extinction Rebellion and Black Lives Matter, a watchdog says today. Officers sometimes fail to take into account the disruption that stationary protests cause for nearby residents and businesses, a major report found. Pictured: Extinction Rebellion protesters in London in January 2020 [File photo]

Call to ban ‘static’ demos: Police should have the power to stop stationary protests by groups such as BLM and Extinction Rebellion, watchdog says Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services said forces should be able to ban ‘static’ demos in the same way as protest marches A report by the watchdog…

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Motivational Stories

She Died Of 20 Stab Wounds. The Police Call It ‘Suicide’.

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Ellen Greenberg was a 27-year-old elementary school teacher living in Philadelphia, PA with her fiancé Sam Goldberg, a producer for NBC. On January 26, 2011 Ellen left her job early due to heavy snow hitting the area. She returned to her apartment and was with Sam Goldberg until 4:45pm when he left to go to…

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Drunk woman shouted ‘Black Lives Matter’ as she attacked and racially abused police

Sicily Hunston, 20, bit one policeman on the arm and hurled foul mouthed abuse at his three colleagues during a drink-fuelled fit of rage in Wythenshawe, Manchester

Sicily Hunston, 20, bit one policeman on the arm and hurled foul mouthed abuse at his three colleagues during a drink-fuelled fit of rage in Wythenshawe, Manchester A drunk woman who shouted ‘black lives matter’ before biting and racially abusing police during a violent struggle claimed she was ‘antagonised’ by an officer saying ‘all lives…

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Woman recalls how police shooting death of friend led to role with Calgary Police Commission – Calgary

Woman recalls how police shooting death of friend led to role with Calgary Police Commission - Calgary

In November, Heather Campbell was sworn in as a citizen-appointed member of the Calgary Police Commission. While the professional engineer with TC Energy has a long resume that includes a Master of Laws and extensive volunteering, she says this latest role with the police commission sparked when she was just 15 years old. Read more:…

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Where do things stand after a massive Black Lives Matter London rally called to defund the police? – London

A breakdown of the average daily cost of municipal services for London, according to an annual multi-year budget update that was approved in January.

Saturday marks eight months since a rally organized by the London, Ont., chapter of Black Lives Matter drew 10,000 people to the city’s downtown, but how have the calls to defund police that were issued at the rally been answered in the time since? While some changes have been implemented by policy-makers, the group’s lead…

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Denzel Washington says he has the ‘utmost respect’ for police

Denzel Washington has defended those in law enforcement following calls to 'defund police' in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement across the country

Denzel Washington says he has the ‘utmost respect’ for police and that he doesn’t agree with those who criticize them because anti-cop protesters wouldn’t even have ‘the freedom to complain’ if it weren’t for officers.  The Academy Award-winning actor’s defense of officers follows calls to defund police over the last year in the wake of the Black Lives…

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Black Lives Matter demonstrators break through barricade Rochester police station pepper spray girl

Black Lives Matter protesters demonstrated outside Rochester police station

Black Lives Matter protesters overturned the barricades surrounding a Rochester, New York police station on Monday night as they demonstrated against the actions of police officers who pepper sprayed a nine-year-old girl while they arrested her.  The barricades came down as it was announced the officers involved in the incident on Friday, have been suspended….

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Met Police will record the ethnicity of people pulled over in cars

Metropolitan Police (Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, pictured) will record the ethnicity of people pulled over in cars under a six-month pilot scheme following criticism over the force's stop-and-search methods in capital

Metropolitan Police will record the ethnicity of people pulled over in cars under a six-month pilot scheme following criticism over the force’s stop-and-search methods in capital.  Sadiq Khan said the plan would address ‘concerns about racial profiling and disproportionality’ in London which were brought to light during the Black Lives Matter movement last summer. Team GB…

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