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Unaccountable Police Unions Endanger Minorities and Everyone Else - Reason

Obama and conservatives need to stop beating around the bush and confront police unions squarely. Shikha Dalmia | July 21, 2016. EMAIL · SHARE · Facebook · Twitter · Tumblr · StumbleUpon · Digg · Delicious · Reddit · Google · Linkedin · Kindle · PRINT ...and more »

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 »

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Police organizations want a ban on such equipment repealed for officer safety, but killings of police are actually at an all-time low.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 »

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

The Law Enforcement Support Ride: Bikers will assemble at All Star Lanes Bowling Alley at 6:00 p.m. and at K.S.U. at 6:30 p.m. en route to Baton Rouge Police Dept. Headquarters on Airline Hwy. & Goodwood Blvd. House of Prayer Baptist Church, located at ...and more »

Deputy discharged from hospital today - KATC Lafayette News

Simmons was one of three officers wounded when a former Marine dressed in black and carrying ammunition opened fire on law enforcement officers on Sunday. Two Baton Rouge Police officers and one East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy were killed in ...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 »

Amid Broad Movement Against Police Abuse, Some Act on the Fringe - New York Times

As demonstrators flooded the streets of Baton Rouge, La., recently to protest the police killing of a black man there, about 15 men in black military fatigues broke off on their own. They marched toward the police station, three of them carrying AR-15 ...and more »

Matthew Gerald, Officer Killed in Baton Rouge, Is Honored at His Funeral - New York Times

BATON ROUGE, La. — Family, friends and close comrades came Friday to pay their last respects to Matthew Gerald, a 41-year-old rookie police officer and one of three officers slain by a gunman who was targeting the police. But many of the spots in the ...and more »

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

Together Baton Rouge is just one of the many organizations across the country seeking more ties between police and citizens. But can it work? By Ben Rosen, Staff July 20, 2016. close. East Baton Rouge Sheriff Eddie Guidry is hugged by Terri Carney ...and more »