Maine's Department of Corrections is investigating how video of an officer pepper-spraying an inmate bound in a restraint chair was released to the media. Officials say the fact the video got out shows they need to tighten up their security. Capt. Shawn Welch was fired after the incident, but that decision was later overturned by the state corrections commissioner, who instead suspended Welch for 30 days.
Portland's Northwest Film Center pulls film from summer drive-in schedule after critics say it promotes "school-to-prison pipeline."
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Much of the military spending in the GOP's HEALS Act replaces funding that was redirected to pay for Trump's border wall.
The fatal encounter demonstrates why police reformers want more departments to train officers in de-escalation.
"Environmental humanism will eventually triumph over apocalyptic environmentalism."