Two of America's biggest states, New York and California, keep police misconduct info secret. That's starting to change.
It's considered "reasonable" for police to kill based on false information.
Calculating comments come back to haunt Donny Youngblood as his re-election approaches.
Fatal shootings in Portland and Brooklyn demonstrate how fear pushes officers to escalate encounters.
"We want people to come here and have a good time and to feel safe."
Law enforcement is already resisting.
This is not how you rebuild those community ties.
Lawmakers have tried to counter the powerful law enforcement lobby and failed.
Some additional thoughts about how a 2015 ACLU consent decree with the Chicago Police Department contributed to the 2016 homicide spike--responding to tweets from Professor John Pfaff and to comments from the ACLU.
After an ACLU consent decree with the Chicago Police Department dramatically reduced the number of stop and frisks, homicides significantly increased as a result.
County attorney blames uncooperative police for the delay.
A new plan would release footage in cases of officer-involved shootings and use of force.