Stories tagged: "police reform"

Protesters in Miami
Protesters: Defund Police. Politicians: Eh, Not Yet.

Activists in Florida are urging their local governments to put the money towards community-based programs for the disadvantaged.

Police manhandling a protester
Police Union Offered to Hire Cops Fired Over Misconduct

Amid protests of excessive force, a police union chapter president invited cops accused of misconduct in other states to apply for positions in his county.

Kentucky State Police detain a man on West Liberty Street on Sunday, May 31, 2020, in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. (Max Gersh/The Courier Journal)
This Is What It Means to Defund the Police

Supporters of the movement point out that many of the reforms enacted in recent years have not ended police brutality.