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The Grief That White Americans Can't Share - New York Times

The last thing I thought about when I closed my eyes that Wednesday night, July 6, was the bullet tearing into the flesh of Alton Sterling as he lay pinned to the ground beneath two Baton Rouge police officers. I couldn't get Mr. Sterling's face out of ...and more »

Unaccountable Police Unions Endanger Minorities and Everyone Else - Reason

Over the last two weeks, the nation has weathered two horrific retaliatory slayings of police officers, first in Dallas and then in Baton Rouge. In his funeral oration for the slain Dallas Police Riot Gear Gmevi Photo Dreamstime.comofficers, President ...and more »

Police Demand Access to Military-Grade Equipment After Shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge - CityLab

Police organizations want a ban on such equipment repealed for officer safety, but killings of police are actually at an all-time low. Share; Tweet. LinkedIn; Email; Print. Reuters reported Thursday that the White House will reconsider its ban on ...and more »

Calls resume for community policing. What does that actually mean? - Christian Science Monitor

A familiar refrain has emerged from Baton Rouge, La., as residents struggle to process a spate of police related violence – first the high-profile and fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling on July 5, then the killings of three police officers in an ...and more »

Events happening in and around Baton Rouge to honor fallen officers - KATC Lafayette News

Together We Run walk/run for unity: The three-mile walk/run, hosted by area race organizations, running stores and clubs, starts at the steps of the state capitol at 5:30 p.m.. The Law Enforcement Support Ride: Bikers will assemble at All Star Lanes ...and more »

White judges dominate state courts, and researchers say that's a problem - Reveal

Before Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was in the national spotlight for the recent killings of Alton Sterling and three police officers, it was the city's court system that was at the center of a prolonged battle over race. In 2012, Baton Rouge residents ...and more »

Officer Brad Garafola's wife arrived to pick him up from work. He would never make it home. - Washington Post

Officer Brad Garafola was just ending a shift at the B-Quik convenience store Sunday morning when his wife arrived to pick him up. But when she pulled up to the store, she couldn't get to its entrance. There were police cars everywhere. Soon she would ...and more »

LIVE STREAM AVAILABLE: Funeral services Saturday for slain EBRSO Deputy - KATC Lafayette News

You can watch the livestream at www.katc.com/live . Funeral services for East Baton Rouge Deputy Bard Garafola will be held Saturday. Deputy Garafola will be laid to rest at Greenoaks Funeral Home Saturday afternoon. Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. ...and more »

Police Mourn Baton Rouge Officer Matthew Gerald - Newsweek

Police officers from across the United States gathered at a church in Louisiana's state capital with hundreds of other mourners on Friday for the first of three funerals for policemen killed this week by an Iraq war veteran. American flags lined the ...and more »

Reporter Recounts Arrest, Prison Stay After Baton Rouge Protest - Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — For a few seconds on July 10, the ear-splitting police noisemaker — referred to as an LRAD — and the chants demanding justice for Alton Sterling awkwardly paused at exactly the same moment. I closed my eyes in relief.and more »