The Police Chief of Brooklyn Center, MN just said he believes his officer meant to draw his taser but drew his handgun instead and accidentally shot Daunte Wright. The body camera footage was tough to watch. #DaunteWright
@IowaMMJ officials hope this year to serve 2,000 people with free or low-cost legal counsel and representation through its seven legal clinics, located in Marshalltown, Storm Lake, Decorah, Ottumwa, Columbus Junction, Cedar Rapids and Des Moines.
Iowa's Justice For Our Neighbors and the American Friends Service Committee officially merged into one organization to expand services and advocacy to immigrants across the state.
I obtained the email, and answered:
-What does the police union clause, referred to in the internal email, actually say/do?
-What does the process look like?
-Are there other police union contracts with similar clauses?
-What are the public's concerns & justification by police?
You might have seen an internal DMPD email, shared widely on social media, asking officers to remove certain disciplinary records from their files due to an "unprecedented" number of lawsuits against DMPD.
The victim in today’s Brooklyn Center, MN shooting is 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
Not sure if the two are related, but it looks like Brooklyn Center police fatally shot a man named Dontaylo Wright in 2012. Dontaylo was 20 years old.
Brooklyn Center is right outside Minneapolis.
“A Brooklyn Center police officer fatally shot a man during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon, inflaming already raw tensions between police and activists in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial.”
Tense scene at the intersection of 63rd and Lee Ave N in Brooklyn Center. A crowd is shouting at the press and police saying that an officer didn’t have to kill a man. BCA is here investigating. https://t.co/laVrMLsF8v
Activists are on day 11 of a hunger strike in DC to end the US-backed blockade on Yemen by Saudi Arabia.
They won’t eat until Biden acts.
"You can't ignore the starvation when it's right at your doorstep...so how long are you going to let it happen?" https://t.co/M1VYcN99U1
Iowa State Patrol troopers arrested an 18-year-old activist inside the State Capitol today during a protest against bills that would increase penalties for protest-related crimes & give greater legal protection to police, report @DMRIanR & @andreamsahourihttps://t.co/oodO6HT61y