Seattle police found in contempt for use of less-lethal weapons on protesters

A federal judge has held the Seattle Police Department and the city of Seattle in contempt of court for failing to end the “indiscriminate” use of projectile weapons and chemical irritants on crowds during Black Lives Matter protests. Judge Richard Jones of the Western District of Washington said Seattle police made four “clear violations” of […]

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69-year-old Black woman sues city, claims Texas police ‘smashed’ into home for ‘no reason’

A 69-year-old Fort Worth, Texas, woman is accusing police officers of excessive force and unlawfully searching her and her husband’s home during a narcotics raid. Nelda Price said she and her now-late husband, John Price, had just finished eating dinner in their kitchen when at around 8 p.m. on March 11 officers “smashed in the […]

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Idaho health board ends meeting after protests outside site, members’ homes

An Idaho public health meeting ended abruptly Tuesday evening after protesters converged around the city’s health department building and outside the homes of multiple health officials. The Central District Health meeting in Boise, Idaho, where members were expected to discuss a Covid-19 health order, ended just 15 minutes into the agenda due to safety concerns […]

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