Some police officers and their unions oppose vaccination mandates

Some police officers and their unions oppose vaccination mandates

[ad_1] Hours after the Food and Drug Administration fully approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine Monday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot made an emphatic declaration: “City employees are absolutely going to be required to be vaccinated.” “We absolutely have to have a vaccine mandate,” she said. “It’s for the safety of all involved, particularly members of the public … Read more

New Zealand police break up one-person anti-lockdown protest in Auckland | New Zealand

[ad_1] A one-person anti-lockdown protest in central Auckland has been shut down, after the police were alerted to discussions of a potential gathering on social media. New Zealand police said officers were on Queen Street on Friday after hearing a protest was being planned, but only one person arrived with the intention of protesting, Newshub … Read more

Capitol Police officers sue Trump, allies over insurrection

Capitol Police officers sue Trump, allies over insurrection

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — U.S. Capitol Police officers who were attacked and beaten during the Capitol riot filed a lawsuit Thursday against former President Donald Trump, his allies and members of far-right extremist groups, accusing them of intentionally sending a violent mob on Jan. 6 to disrupt the congressional certification of the election. The suit in … Read more

Capitol police officers sue Trump and far-right groups over 6 January attack | US Capitol attack

[ad_1] Capitol police officers who were attacked and beaten during the insurrection at the US Congress on 6 January by extremist supporters of Donald Trump filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the former Republican president, his ally Roger Stone and members of far-right extremist groups. The officers accused them of intentionally sending a violent mob … Read more

Police killing of Black Army veteran highlights racial inequities, civil rights leaders say

Police killed a Black Army veteran outside his home. His family wants answers.

[ad_1] Civil rights leaders in New Jersey say that the police response to two 911 calls this year in a rural, majority-white town, one of which ended in officers fatally shooting a Black Army veteran outside his home, highlights inequalities in how police treat white people and people of color. They say they believe race … Read more

Should police constables stop furious cyclists? – archive, 1896 | Cycling

[ad_1] To the editor of the Manchester Guardian, Sir, – In your article of this morning, upon the right of a police constable forcibly to stop a cyclist, you say “It is most undesirable that constables should get it into their heads that they are at liberty to stop, without warning, every cyclist who seems … Read more

Police killed a Black Army veteran outside his home. His family wants answers.

Police killed a Black Army veteran outside his home. His family wants answers.

[ad_1] Valerie Cobbertt noticed differences in her older brother, Gulia Dale, every time he returned from an active-duty tour in Iraq. “We didn’t know the spectrum of everything he dealt with,” Cobbertt said in an interview Monday. “I would notice loud noises bothered him. I remember he would say, ‘Don’t slam the car door.’” So … Read more

Off-duty New Orleans police officer fatally shot at Houston restaurant

10 dead, dozens missing in Tennessee flooding

[ad_1] Authorities in New Orleans identified an off-duty police officer Sunday who was fatally shot over the weekend while eating dinner at a Houston restaurant. The officer, Detective Everett Briscoe, was a 13-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department, New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said in a news conference. Ferguson described Briscoe as … Read more

Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe

Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe

[ad_1] The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt outside a door of the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot has been formally exonerated after an internal investigation, according to a department memo obtained by NBC News. The officer, whose name has not been released, opened fire on Babbitt as she and a … Read more