policing

Law Enforcement Unions Sue for Fear LA Will Vote to Fund Communities, Not Cops

A diverse group of Los Angeles labor organizations, helmed by law enforcement, is working to block voters from deciding whether…

August 11, 2020

Will Californians Vote to Eliminate Cash Bail in November?

Voters in the nation’s largest state will have the chance in November to decide directly on a key policy impacting…

August 10, 2020

As the DEA Swarms US Cities, Its Abolition Should Be Prioritized

As the President sends Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents to Chicago and other cities to conduct local law enforcement having…

August 10, 2020

Black Residents Subject to 97 Percent of Marijuana Arrests, Citations in Albany

While the state of New York decriminalized marijuana possession for personal use in 2019, its capital, Albany, has been reserving…

August 6, 2020

End Civil Asset Forfeiture to Defund the Drug War

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends upon his not understanding it,” as…

August 6, 2020

What’s Behind Felony Charges for Three Nonviolent Protesters in Salt Lake City?

Salt Lake City is a world apart from the rest of Utah culturally and politically, and its choice of district…

July 30, 2020

Californian Cannabis Tax Revenues Are Used to Boost Police Budgets

How are tax revenues from legal marijuana being spent in California, the nation’s largest state? To a large degree, they…

July 23, 2020

A Unanimous Decision From St. Louis Lawmakers to Close Its Notorious Jail

The fate of the most notorious jail in St. Louis is nearly sealed. On July 17, all 28 members of the…

July 22, 2020

The Drug War’s “Science-Based” Training on “Dopers and Parasites”

A federally funded training program for law enforcement and other students offers a course titled Science-Based Drug Education (SBDE). Leaked…

July 21, 2020

State Attorney Aramis Ayala Releases Her “Bad Cops” List

State Attorney Aramis Ayala, the progressive top prosecutor of Orange County, Florida, has released her office’s list of ethically compromised…

July 16, 2020