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Shaun King: Real Justice PAC Supports Honest DAs, Fights Police Brutality

Police shootings and other deadly police brutality occur too often, and often the District Attorney lets it slide. These are the DAs many police groups back in elections. The Real Justice PAC supports their opponents. Shaun King shows what we're up against ... Read More
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Government Violence, Militias and Intimidation in American History

Trump's calls for aggression seen in America's long history of government violence, government-sanctioned violence and intimidation by militias, KKK and other hate groups ... Read More
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Authoritarianism: Respect for Authority — the President, Teachers, Police

The president's almost a god, you hand your kids' lives over to the schools, and you live in a police state. As a country, America has a serious case of authoritarianism.  ... Read More
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Patriotism: NFL Players Kneeling for National Anthem Have American Values

What Is Patriotism? Do the NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem have American Values? Or are they disrespecting the troops? Are they patriots or traitors? ... Read More
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Fans of SRO Ben Fields v. Lawsuits for Excessive Force and Racial Profiling

SRO Ben Fields had lawsuits filed against him, for excessive force and for racial profiling. Yet the police and the school were okay with letting him loose on kids, and so are many others ... Read More
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Spring Valley High School Student Violently Arrested by SRO Ben Fields

An SRO -- School Resources Officer -- at Spring Valley High School (S.C.) violently slammed a black female student to the floor and then threw her several feet toward the door. She was arrested for using her cell phone in class.  ... Read More
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Better Firearms Training, Less Lethal Force, Fewer Lethal Police Shootings

During police firearms training, why not teach officers to aim for the shoulder or leg? There would be decidedly fewer lethal police shootings if cops didn't have the license to use lethal force every time they felt threatened ... Read More
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How to Get Independent Quality Police Training and Police Accountability

For police accountability and guaranteed quality, police training must take place on a state level, independent of the culture within individual police forces ... Read More
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1984: Dutch Police Training Adjusts to Society’s Anti-Authoritarianism

Dutch police training was revised when the police realized the need to adapt to post-war society's anti-authoritarianism.  They shifted from rigidly applying the law to focusing on social skills such as deescalation strategies. ... Read More
Police Shootings, Militarization and the Absence of the NRA in Ferguson MO

Police Shootings, Militarization and the Absence of the NRA in Ferguson MO

Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, was shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Demonstrations against police violence have been going on since, which the police have met with tanks and army gear ... Read More
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Authoritarianism: Response to Police Misconduct? A Slap on the Wrist

Authoritarianism: when police misconduct is accepted. A cop trips up students on a soccer field for kicks; a woman is thrown to the ground, handcuffed and crammed into a police car by four officers, for jaywalking. In what other profession could anyone behave that way?  ... Read More