Tagged: police accountability

FSRN Weekly Edition – September 23, 2016

CMPD Chief now says he would release shooting video, but is out of his hands Cities launch surveillance oversight effort amid fresh demands for police accountability Renters highlight lack of affordable housing with national...

FSRN Weekly Edition – September 9, 2016

North Dakota governor activates National Guard ahead of Dakota Access pipeline court ruling Retired miners struggle to retain healthcare coverage as coal companies declare bankruptcy Non-profits sue Obama administration over oil and gas leases...

FSRN Weekly Edition – August 19, 2016

Police accountability and private prisons DEA: marijuana stays in most restricted drug class despite state legalization trend Saudi-led airstrikes target Yemeni hospital, schools UN troops accused of standing idle during Juba attack on aid...

Police accountability and private prisons

The Milwaukee officer who fatally shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith last weekend has been identified as a fellow African-American who lived in the community and attended high school with the man he killed. FSRN’s Jacob...

FSRN Weekly Edition – August 5, 2016

Videos released in Chicago police killing; questions persist in Baltimore shooting Protests in Paris over deaths in police custody have parallels with Black Lives Matter Forced evictions taint Olympics’ legacy in Rio Spike in...