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.
A gentle, soft-spoken giant, the father of Trayvon Martin cleans stain off son’s image with a talk at PA college.
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.
On the force for less than 3 years, the two Philadelphia officers charged with assaulting Najee Rivera each had a sustained complaint for violating use of force policy.