- Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner who became a police-reform activist after her father’s death, has suffered a heart attack. Medical personnel have declared her “brain dead with no chance of recovery.”
- Appeals court upholds $90,000 judgment in favor of Louisiana family wrongly raided during a botched drug bust.
- Meanwhile, a Chicago woman wants answers after police officers mistakenly broke down her door while raiding the wrong house.
- Tennessee lawmakers will allow guns in a new legislative building, but not signs held by protesters. The latter have been deemed “a serious safety hazard.”
- Internal review finds a D.C. police officer had no reason to pull his gun and was not in any danger when he shot and killed an unarmed motorcyclist.
- Federal appeals court: Officer who fired at a moving van full of children did not violate the Fourth Amendment . . . because he missed.
- Chicago police seem to assume that any black kid they interact with must be in a gang.
- How fines and fees criminalize poverty.
- The crime rate in New York is expected to drop to a level not seen since the 1950s.
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