Voting isn’t the end all be all; nor will it mitigate the issues overnight that cause frustration. It will, however, create leverage for communities, and that’s a powerful component to any negotiation.
Impressed with the focus on civilian oversight, Philadelphia Police Advisory Commission gives the recommendation from the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing a B+.
Shawn Henfling was tired of pointing a finger at the problem. He decided to become part of the solution.
The countless deaths of unarmed black men by police, coupled with persistent activism from communities of color, has forced the conversation of race on America, causing officials to reevaluate, among many things, how policing is done.
Activist wants investigation into why a protest, which city officials had prior knowledge of, was cut short when police reopened a blocked road.
Video and witness statements related to shooting death of Brandon Tate-Brown shown to civilians, ambiguity lingers. — Apparently, not much is visible in the three videos that captured Mr. Brandon Tate-Brown’s last moments alive. What is seen, however, is a man on a bicycle who was positioned within earshot of the officer’s questioning of Mr. […]
Philadelphians shouldn’t expect change to police’s arbitration anytime soon, says the police commissioner and a former City Councilman.
“It’s the mayor’s job to tackle race relations,” says the former Philadelphia City Councilman, who now prefers to be called “Jim.”
A panelist at Philly After Ferguson, Chief Thomas Nestel wants to be engaged in finding solutions to the tension between police and community.
Philly After Ferguson will offer a collective inquiry into improving policing, political participation and public perceptions of blacks.
Tension and Excitement Surrounds Upcoming Event Featuring Police and the Mother of a Slain N. Philly Man
But also great excitement from the community at-large, due to the leaders that will be aggregated to not only provide expertise, but to listen to concerns and demands.