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Police Reform

  1. george floyd
    Minneapolis Kept Its Police Department. But We’ll Be Here Again.The defeat of Ballot Question 2 wasn’t as decisive as it looked.
  2. nypd
    Belligerent Boss of an NYPD Union Resigns After His Home Is Raided by FBIEd Mullins, the city’s loudest opponent of police reform, has stepped down from his role as president of Sergeants Benevolent Association.
  3. sad cops
    Policing Isn’t Supposed to Be FunWhy politicians can’t allow “demoralized” cops to dictate the agenda.
  4. the national interest
    Tim Scott Turns Against His Own Police-Reform PlanRepublican senator once supported tying grants to reform; now he calls it “defunding the police.”
  5. the national interest
    How Vaccine Mandates Can Promote Police ReformCops want to quit rather than get jabbed? Great!
  6. nyc mayoral race
    What Eric Adams’s Success Reveals About ‘Defund the Police’Not much.
  7. politics
    When Will Congress Move on Biden’s Agenda?Democrats’ timetable has slowed, as they are pursuing bipartisan deals and haven’t settled on a legislative strategy. But it will be a busy summer.
  8. reckoning with a reckoning
    A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Police Are Still WinningAmerica is struggling to reform and reimagine the agencies that have been licensed to kill us.
  9. verdicts
    The Chauvin Verdict Is Not Justice. It’s Self-Preservation.Even as it ended in conviction on murder charges, the trial was a state-level effort to defend the virtues of policing.
  10. police reform
    Maryland Becomes First State to Repeal Its Police Bill of RightsDemocrats overrode the veto of the Republican governor to create a civilian role in police discipline and heightened standards for use of force.
  11. new york city
    New York’s Most Virulent Opponent of Police ReformDuring his nearly two decades as head of the NYPD’s sergeants union, Ed Mullins has fought virtually every attempt to curb brutality and corruption.
  12. police reform
    The Window for Major Police Reform May Be ClosingThe superficial consensus in polls demonstrating that the public supports police reform hides deeper issues.
  13. police reform
    Senate Democrats Stall Republican Police-Reform Bill to Force NegotiationsBipartisan negotiations will have to occur unless both parties are satisfied with their positions on this subject going into November.
  14. police reform
    Competing Police-Reform Bills Quickly Emerge in CongressThe biggest potential deal-breaker is the Democrats’ call for stripping police officers of “qualified immunity” against lawsuits.
  15. rayshard brooks
    Atlanta’s Reforms Won’t Save the Next Rayshard BrooksThe mayor’s first proposals for curbing racist police violence have already been failing for years.
  16. police reform
    Trump Signs Police Reform Executive Order, But Calls for More ‘Law and Order’The president’s rambling remarks about his modest police reform executive order left the impression that his heart wasn’t quite in it.
  17. police reform
    The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy of the Police Protest MovementPolice unions are making it clear they won’t be part of any meaningful reform — and undermining their own political and moral support in the process.
  18. the national interest
    Defunding the Police Is the Only Police Reform Americans Don’t LikeThe good news is that public opinion is very open to a wide array of reforms to curtail racist policing.
  19. george floyd protests
    Republicans May ‘Defund the Police’ With Budget Cuts Forced by the CoronavirusRepublicans blocking aid to state and local governments are hurting their friends in blue.
  20. george floyd
    What’s in the Democrats’ Policing Reform Bill?It’s a start, but there’s a lot more to do.
  21. vision 2020
    Biden Supports Reforming, Not Defunding, PoliceBiden is sticking with one idea from the 1994 crime bill: deploying more cops via community policing strategies. Its current popularity is unclear.
  22. george floyd protests
    Congressional Democrats Unveil Police Reform BillThe bill doesn’t try to “defund the police,” but Democrats do offer modest steps toward preventing police misconduct.
  23. george floyd
    Minneapolis City Council Says It Will Disband Police ForceA veto-proof majority has committed to the process, but it’s not clear what will happen next.
  24. ‘Sheriff Joe’ and Everyday American AuthoritarianismTo see what racist tyranny would look like in the U.S., liberals don’t need to look into Europe’s history — only deeper into this country’s present.
  25. Americans’ Respect for Police Surges to Near All-Time HighThe percentage of Americans who have a “great deal of respect” for the police jumped 12 points in 2016 — among nonwhites, that spike was even larger.