Stories tagged: "criminal justice reform"


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Kamala Harris vs. Mike Pence: Where They Stand on Police Reform

Sen. Harris' platform called for increasing police funding to use toward body cameras, officer wellness, and more.

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Phoenix Police Union Boss to Chief Williams: Chokeholds Aren’t ‘Viewed Negatively’

The Phoenix police union is pushing back on the department chief’s decision to ban the use of chokeholds by its officers.

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The Backlash to Rep. Blackman’s Attacks on George Floyd Is Growing

Prominent justice reform groups have cut ties with Rep.Walt Blackman over his vocal opinion of George Floyd and Black Lives Matter.

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Breonna Taylor: What You Need to Know About the Kentucky EMT Killed by Police While She Was in Bed

On March 13, Breonna Taylor, an EMT working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, was shot and killed in her Kentucky home by police.

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California Cop Under Investigation After Viral Video Shows Him Violently Punching Teen

“He’s on top of me and it looks like he’s about to hit me. Like, I’m reacting like any other normal human being would.”

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Arizona’s Proposed $3 Prisoner Minimum Wage Would Be Highest In The Country

The nationwide average for incarcerated individuals is $0.14 per hour.

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Arizona Advocates Push Back Against Proposal to Reopen Women’s Prison

State lawmakers met Wednesday to discuss the Arizona Department of Corrections' request to reopen a women's prison in Douglas.