Federal Judge Thelton Henderson is monitoring how the Oakland Police Department (OPD) is handling the investigations of three officer-involved shootings this year, including the killing this past weekend of Demouria Hogg, 30, of Hayward.
By Rebecca Kaplan In recent years, we have suffered from the cyclical epidemic of responding to problems by aiming at the wrong targets. Some people, expressing (or pretending to express) anger about police [...]
By Cornell William Brooks, President/CEO, NAACP How many more lives of unarmed Black men and women, tragically and senselessly killed by police, will our nation have to mourn before our country moves to fix [...]
The City of Stockton Community Advisory Board is hosting a day-long symposium in June on crime prevention for residents and interested others to hear speakers and participate in workshops.
Sometimes, you have to choose sides. Republican or Democrat? For something, or against it? Grateful for what you have or irritated by what you don’t? And you want fries with that? <
Published in The Huffington Post By Heidi Boghosian, New York City Attorney, and Johanna Fernandez, professor of History at Baruch College (CUNY) What does it mean for hundreds of thousands of prisoners in [...]
Mary Cook said her son was physically beaten while a prisoner at Santa Rita jail in San Ramon and wants to warn others of the issue.
By Associated Press In a surprise announcement coming nine months after police in riot gear dispelled racially charged protests, President Barack Obama is banning the federal government from providing some military-style equipment to local departments [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has announced steps to address the pervasive issue of campus sexual assault on California’s college campuses. Joined by University of California President Janet Napolitano, law enforcement leaders and victim [...]
By Richard Wembe Johnson, Folsom Prison As we daily witness police officers from around the country committing undeniable acts of aggression, assault and murder against people of color, it reminds us of the infamous [...]